Vicente Camacho was born in Madrid in 1928, making his early living in cabinet making – always an auspicious profession for one ultimately destined to be a guitar maker. He apprenticed with Modesto Borreguero (one of the workers in the Manuel Ramirez shop, along with Santos Hernandez and Domingo Esteso) from 1952 to 1960, when he set up his shop at calle Amparo, 3 in 1960.
This guitar is a beautiful example of a nice high quality Madrid guitar.
The sound has a warm, lyrical quality to the upper registers and it has very open but clear basses. It has plenty of volume for any recital or concert venue and plays like a dream – very loose and easy on both hands.
The scale length is 657 mm and the nut width 52 mm. The top is made of spruce, the back and sides of Indian rosewood. It has 2 professional repairs on the top and some minor wear of play and use.
It is perfectly adjusted and ready to go. It comes with a suitable hard case.