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Old 05-27-2013, 02:49 PM
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Default 1867 Torres...

...in the flesh. Or rather, the wood:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWaCrFo61hM

How much is a something like that worth? Anyone ever play a guitar like this?

Wonderful player too!
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Old 05-27-2013, 02:55 PM
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...in the flesh. Or rather, the wood:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWaCrFo61hM

How much is a something like that worth? Anyone ever play a guitar like this?

Wonderful player too!
Jeesh they could have had someone good play it. Wow! .. I love these GSI video's, and their site is great too. Very good pictures of the instruments. It says "inquire" about the price on their site for this guitar. That usually means a lot... at least in my case!
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I'd say ~$100k...but that guy makes it sound like $1M!!! Great guitar played by a fine guitarist...good stuff!
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Old 05-28-2013, 03:31 AM
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I'm subscribed to GSI - they have such great players and guitars. I've learned several tunes that I first encountered via their YouTube channel.

When this came out last year I remember being so impressed that a guitar that old could sound so wonderful, even accepting that Mr Teicholz is a superb player.

So much for classical guitars "wearing out"...

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Old 05-28-2013, 07:08 AM
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that was enjoyable, brian - thanks.


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...When this came out last year I remember being so impressed that a guitar that old could sound so wonderful, even accepting that Mr Teicholz is a superb player.

So much for classical guitars "wearing out"...

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maybe it was nos?
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So much for classical guitars "wearing out"...

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No kidding! Now where's that James Taylor fella . .
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I like these GSI videos, great players playing great guitars.
i was very impressed by this girl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY4vqEIdFYg
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Goodness!!! I wish I could get that clarity with my thumbnail. I just can't seem to achieve that classical angle. Just stick with a thumb-pick when I need it
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I thought about this too. And just think how old this wood must be. I assume it was pretty old back in 1867 dont ya think? I love the tone of this guitar and it is Maple back and sides.
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Sounds great. My impression is that while classical players appreciate the historical elements of guitars like this, there is very little of the desire for vintage instruments as you see in steel string players. Wouldn't see something like Tony Rice's D-28 being played as a primary instrument for several generations. Most classical players seem to retire them after a decade or so.
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