Spanish guitar made by Juan Pastor, Buenos Aires, 1921.
Body made of plain rosewood, wood purflings,
soundboard made of spruce, neck and head made in cedro,
fingerboard and bridge made of ebony, Original label and tunning machines,
some minor restored cracks on the ribs, one small restauration on the soundboard.
Total lenght: 97.5 cm,
string lenght: 65.5 cm,
saddle: 49 mm.
Juan Pastor was born in Mallorca (Balléares Islands) on January 12, 1881. He learned guitar with his father. Very young, he left his native island for Buenos Aires and made a brilliant career on the radio. Composer and guitar teacher he settled as a luthier in Buenos Aires around 1915 and received many praises for his instruments and the changed he developed. He died in Buenos Aires on June 24, 1933, aged 52 and left a repertoire chosen and innovative guitars.