The sound of Ramirez 1A for the price of 4NE?

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Re: The sound of Ramirez 1A for the price of 4NE?

Post by safesphere » Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:27 am

Thanks everyone, your comments are incredibly helpful and very much appreciated! Please keep them coming. Also, let me ask it this way. If all your guitars were taken away and you were given $3,000 for one guitar (brand new only), which would you buy?

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Re: The sound of Ramirez 1A for the price of 4NE?

Post by petermc61 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:07 am

safesphere wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:27 am
Thanks everyone, your comments are incredibly helpful and very much appreciated! Please keep them coming. Also, let me ask it this way. If all your guitars were taken away and you were given $3,000 for one guitar (brand new only), which would you buy?
I wouldn’t, one two counts. Firstly, I’d buy second hand. I’d ghat is absolutely ruled out then I’d save a bit more and commission a guitar from one of our luthiers here eg Chris Sobel, Jason Wolverton

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Re: The sound of Ramirez 1A for the price of 4NE?

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:25 am

There’s a 1a on the bay right now for $3300. That’s just a little more than a 4NE would go for new, although they don’t make the 4NE anymore. Actually there is another one on there with a starting bid of $3200. You could get the real thing quite reasonably. One is a 1966.

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Re: The sound of Ramirez 1A for the price of 4NE?

Post by zavaletas » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:30 pm

Wolfgang Jellinghaus is making a Model Espagna--based on Jose Ramirez 1a. This is not a factory guitar, but handmade. He works in a team with
four other luthiers. I have had him make a 1912 Manuel Ramirez copy which is french polished, uses master grade woods, and is flawless-- should be able to get one for under $3000.

http://milestones.pc-media.de/index.php ... la-espagna
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Re: The sound of Ramirez 1A for the price of 4NE?

Post by David Norton » Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:52 pm

zavaletas wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:30 pm
Wolfgang Jellinghaus is making a Model Espagna--based on Jose Ramirez 1a. This is not a factory guitar, but handmade. He works in a team with
four other luthiers. I have had him make a 1912 Manuel Ramirez copy which is french polished, uses master grade woods, and is flawless-- should be able to get one for under $3000.
James, I just looked through this catalog. A nice variety of replica instruments being offered here.
David Norton
Salt Lake City, UT

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