19th century small bodied guitar labelled ‘Louis Panormo, London, anno 1845’; Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood, various hairline cracks to the sides, large crack running to the centre of the back, another large crack running half the length of the back and two other smaller hairline cracks; Table: natural spruce with boxwood, ebony and pearl dot inlay to the edges and sound hole, over-varnished; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: nineteen nickel frets; Hardware: generally good; Case: ebonised coffin case labelled George Withers & Co; Overall condition: fair restored condition

Estimate £400 – 800 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £600 29th of October 2018