US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

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US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by spronev » Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:30 pm

1972 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) Classical Guitar
Solid Cedar Top
Solid Indian Rosewood Back and Sides
Bone Nut (52mm) and Bone Saddle
660mm Scale Length

This guitar was made by the well-respected Japanese luthier Mitsuru Tamura in the golden period of classical guitar making in Japan. The build quality of the guitar is outstanding and shows a great pride of workmanship.

The condition of the guitar is excellent. The only visible marks on the guitar are from some wear below the sound hole. The rest of the guitar has no big marks. There are no cracks or visible repairs on the guitar.

The sound of the guitar is warm and Spanish with deep basses and strong trebles. It has great volume and sustain all around the fretboard as well as excellent sound separation string-to-string. It’s a concert guitar in every aspect and sounds better than current guitars being made that cost three times as much.

The action setup makes it very easy to play (about 3.6 mm treble side and about 4.1 mm bass side at the 12th fret). There are no buzzing or playability issues anywhere along the neck. The frets are in good shape and have been polished and leveled and the fingerboard conditioned. The neck is straight and there is room on the saddle (about 1 mm treble side and about 2 mm bass side) to go lower with the action if needed.

The guitar will come with a set of La Bella 850 Gold nylon strings. These are among the most generic nylon strings available and allow the guitar to bring out its voice without coloring or exaggerating it. This guitar does not need carbon strings to sound great. It has more than enough volume and clarity with the most basic nylon strings.

For a sound sample of this exact guitar, please see the following video on youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqBLazUsPaM

I will only accept PayPal for payment. I will ship to Canada and the Continental United States. The guitar will be shipped in its hard case well packed with strings loosened. The case is very old and used but all latches work and so does the handle. I have bought and sold a long list of classical guitars over the years, so buy with confidence.

Shipping: $80 USD (Canada Post: 4-6 Business Days) to Canada and the US only
Buyer pays any required customs fees if shipped to the US
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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by nokturnal » Fri May 05, 2017 6:47 pm

Recommended seller.
Good luck with the sale!

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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by rinneby » Fri May 05, 2017 7:13 pm

Extremely cheap for this guitar.

/Jon
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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by spanishguitarmusic » Fri May 05, 2017 10:30 pm

A very nice looking guitar!

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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by ddn215 » Fri May 19, 2017 2:54 pm

Hi,
Does it have dove tail or Spanish heel neck joint?
Thank

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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by spronev » Sat May 20, 2017 3:33 pm

ddn215 wrote:
Fri May 19, 2017 2:54 pm
Hi,
Does it have dove tail or Spanish heel neck joint?
Thank
This guitar does not have a Spahish heel, so it's dovetail. I'm not sure this makes a big difference though from having seen a large number of vintage guitars (some with and some without a Spanish heel). I recently sold a Mitsuru Tamura 3000 (highest model from the 1970s) and it also did not have a Spanish heel. I have also had many of Masaru Kohno's guitars from the 1970s and none of them had Spahish heel either.

Svilen

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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by KevKhor » Mon May 22, 2017 3:46 am

That's is a handsome guitar, hope it finds it's new owner soon.
Play with your heart and soul...

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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by spronev » Sun May 28, 2017 7:42 pm

KevKhor wrote:
Mon May 22, 2017 3:46 am
That's is a handsome guitar, hope it finds it's new owner soon.
It almost did and then the buyer decided not to pay for it... so still available for sale.

Svilen

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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by spronev » Tue May 30, 2017 2:31 am

This guitar is now sold. Please move to archives.

Svilen

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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by Guitar-ded » Tue May 30, 2017 5:26 pm

Congrats Svilen.
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Re: US $..850 Mitsuru Tamura 800 (Ramirez 1A copy) cedar 1972, Mississauga, Canada

Post by James Lister » Wed May 31, 2017 6:49 am

spronev wrote:
Tue May 30, 2017 2:31 am
This guitar is now sold. Please move to archives.

Svilen
Done. Congrats on the sale. :D

James
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