1837 René Lacote small bodied guitar; Back and sides: satinwood, restored crack running the length of the back, other restorations to the ribs; Table: spruce, repaired cracks; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: good re-fret; Other: replaced tuning strips, restoration to heel join; Case: contemporary Hiscox hard case; Overall condition: fair

Estimate £2000 – 4000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £3100 (8th March 2018)