DE €.2200 Hopf/Adalid Artista Membrane spruce 2014, Frankfurt

Carlos
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DE €.2200 Hopf/Adalid Artista Membrane spruce 2014, Frankfurt

Post by Carlos » Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:51 pm

Type / luthier: Manuel Adalid/ Dieter Hopf Artista Membrane

- Year of construction: 2014
- Scale length (mm): 650
- Nut width (mm):52
- Top: Spruce
- Bracing (fan/lattice/other): lattice
- Back / Sides: Pau Ferro
- Fingerboard / (bridge): Ebony
- 20th fret for high E and B string
- Condition: Excellent
- Price: €2,200
- Viewing / trial possible: Yes
- Location: Frankfurt am Main
- Shipping possible within the EU

This is a guitar made out of a collaboration between Dieter Hopf and Manuel Adalid. The bracing is lattice based (see picture below) with the braces reinforced by carbon fibers.

The guitar is amazingly loud, and at the same time very sweet and easy to play. Florian Larousse won the GFA playing this model (with a cedar top).

This is a very good guitar, offering outstanding value for money. I went to buy this guitar directly in Adalid´s workshop in Alboraya, which is why I can offer it so cheap (new price is €4,600 in Hopf's catalogue).

The guitar is in excellent condition. There is a minor string mark below the bridge at high-E (see picture).

It has been recently revised by luthier Romuald Provost in Paris (who made sure all frets are straights and aligned hence no problems with buzz). Guitar action is standard (with close to 5 mm in low E on 12th fret).

The reason for selling is that I have too many guitars. I have developped a preference for traditional built over time, hence this one is a good candidate for selling. However each time I play it again I am amazed by the sound and I realize that I will miss it.

I can provide anyone interested with some sound samples via pm.
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Last edited by Carlos on Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:35 pm, edited 1 time in total.

richtm
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Re: DE €.2200 Hopf/Adalid Artista Membrane spruce 2014, Frankfurt

Post by richtm » Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:35 pm

Beautiful guitar. Good luck with the sales...
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Ernest Köröskenyi 1977 Cedar; Pauline Bernabe Especial 2007 Spruce, 2012 Cedar; Andreas Kirmse 2017 Cedar DT; Philipp Lerche Torres 2018 Spruce

Carlos
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Re: DE €.2200 Hopf/Adalid Artista Membrane spruce 2014, Frankfurt

Post by Carlos » Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:16 pm

richtm wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:35 pm
Beautiful guitar. Good luck with the sales...
Thank you richtm!

Carlos
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Re: DE €.2200 Hopf/Adalid Artista Membrane spruce 2014, Frankfurt

Post by Carlos » Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:16 pm

the guitar has been sold (to a member of the french forum).

Thank you for archving this sale.

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