This Jose Ramirez 1a 1974 is a true beauty and is constructed in the same ways as Segovia’s famous Ramirez classical guitar. Among classical guitars the workshop of Ramirez is the most famous world wide.
Nearly 140 years Ramirez has produced instruments performed on by countless professionals. From Sting to Segovia, Chet Atkins to Sabicas and Lee Ritenour to Christopher Parkening.
Not only do they have a long tradition and history, but Ramírez probably influenced the history of guitar making like no one else. They have trained many Spanish luthiers and their guitars has been used as a model for many guitar builders all over the world.
This Jose Ramirez 1a 1974 plays nice and is perfectly set up. The tone is thick yet clear, and has that essential warm, mysterious and moody quality that made Ramirez famous.
It is in a good condition – only some wear from play and use.
It has a cedar top and rosewood back and sides. The nut width is 54 mm and it has a 664 mm scale.
It comes with its original guitar case (one flap is broken).