Early 20th century French classical guitar by and labelled Julian Gomez Ramirez…J. Rowies, 8 Rue Pigalle, 8-Paris, Annie 19xx; Back and sides: rosewood; Table: spruce, boxwood and ebony string banding to the edges and sound hole, minor hairline to the lower bout; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Head: open peg box with replacement tuning strips, possibly replacement head with visible graft; Case: soft case; Overall condition: good

*Ex lot 428, Sotheby’s, 26th November 1992

Estimate £1500 – 2500 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £4200 (8th March 2018)