Serious money for a guitar. How long will those Nomex tops last? Can other luthiers perform repairs on the tops?franks59 wrote: ↑Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:58 amA couple years ago, I inquired about a Damman from an online dealer. His (edited) reply was:
FrankThe 2012 cedar Dammann recently sold, sorry, the price was $59,500.
Although I once went for 5 years without a single Dammann to sell you contacted me at a good time I have 3 options for you.
- A like new 1998 cedar nomex Dammann (660mm scale), superb and very well priced, $39,500
- A like new 2010 SPRUCE ( my personal favorite over cedar) nomex Dammann $59,500
- A brand new 2015 SPRUCE Version 3.0 non nomex Dammann $68,500
Sounds like a Kenny Hill Signature.zavaletas wrote: ↑Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:56 pmWell, so you can't afford a Mattias Dammann guitar. Wolfgang Jellinghaus under the Milestones of Music label makes a Dammann model in a small shop in China where he works with four Chinese luthiers and an assistant. Wolfgang is better known for his association with Kenny Hill, and Martinez guitars.
Top: Cedar sandwich top, with Nomex, and lattice bracing
Back & Sides: Madagascar rosewood
Finish: French polished
Tuners: Hauser style 1:18 ratio.
The OP was active for about a week. He last logged in on the 12th of June possibly to collected his pms. I suspect that the Dammann was outside his budget (it is certainly outside most people's budgets so no surprise) and that he may have followed up on the Dennis Tolz suggestion or some other. I would be quite surprised if we ever find out what he eventually bought.