Hello! Yes the Taurus Condal is still here.Roaster42 wrote:Is this still available?
I am in Chicago often enough to see it.
Hi Curtis,curtis e allen wrote:Hi - can you tell me about the nut measurement and the neck shape? Thanks!
Tim Johnson wrote:Classical Condal/Taurus. SOLD
Solid Spruce top
Solid Indian Rosewood back and sides
Ebony fingerboard, Rswd bridge
Sweet vintage tone
Repaired back crack
Small strap button hole was filled on the bottom of guitar
Top and sides are crack free
Action 4mm, 3mm
Original frets in fine shape
Old period case
This Barcelona Taurus was built for the Condal shop in 1967. Taurus also built estudio model guitars for the Ramirez shop diring this time. This particular guitar has design elements of Fleta and Torres. The seven strut fan is lightly done and it's a fine playing guitar. The sound is balanced with a sweet vintage tone. I've owned the guitar for several years. The original lacquer finish had checked badly so I took the opportunity to remove it and apply French polish. It now has a nice vintage patina. The back crack was repaired prior to my ownership and has several cleats along the length of the back. There's room to lower the saddle a bit if desired but she plays well as is. The period case is missing two latches, but will protect it well for shipping. Overall it's a unique, affordable, vintage instrument that's fun to play and sounds like Spain in 1967! I would prefer to only sell in the USA. All offers or possible trade ideas are welcome. Shipping will be $85.00 in the 48. Best regards, Tim
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