Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Salvador Ibanez guitar discovery

The instrument had been produced in around 1900.
The instrument in question had cracks in it and had been picked up for five pounds.
A price tag of £4,000: that's what one guitar expert thinks could be placed on a recent restoration project.

The music instrument in question had cracks in it and had been picked up for five pounds after being found in a tip, reports the Daily Mail.

But a glance online turned up a comparable model going for thousands of pounds, Shaun Newman, who dealt with the guitar, told the paper.

The instrument had been produced in around 1900, he speculates.

Produced by Valencia's Salvador Ibanez, much time was poured into the guitar's restoration by Mr Newman, report the Mail,

"It was found on a recycling tip in Exmouth," Mr Newman revealed, adding that the Spanish Civil War later eradicated the workshops that saw its production.

Ibanez is still a guitar company and Gear4Music stocks many new (and much more affordable!) models from them. They have created electric guitars from the 1950s onwards.

Posted by KT.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801318222-ADNFCR Posted on 15 Mar 2012 10:21 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Roland VP-03, TR-09 and TB-03 boutiques now up for grabs. Perform an original composition for 60 seconds and be in with a chance to win a model of your choice.

22 Aug 2017 11:41
thumbnail

Based on the legendary TR-808m the TR-08 Rhythm Composer brings all of the legendary capabilities of its forefather into a more modern and streamlined format.

8 Aug 2017 08:10
thumbnail

Designed to complement the TR-08 Rhythm Composer, the Roland SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler offers a plethora of exciting new sampling methods for live performances.

8 Aug 2017 08:10
thumbnail

Use it in your bedroom or take it to the stage, Pioneer's DJM-750 MK2 DJ Mixer is equipped to handle the most demanding requirements of the modern day DJ.

3 Aug 2017 09:22
thumbnail

Using DSP technology and a selection of integrated profiles, SubZero's new range of digital speakers are able to adapt to a variety of different applications.

31 Jul 2017 12:00

Recent Music News

thumbnail

The third piece of software from Toontrack's run of Superior Drummer products, Superior Drummer 3 offers a whole range of brand new and enhanced features.

17 Aug 2017 12:23
thumbnail

Alesis' II Mesh Electronic Drum Kit is a kit geared specifically towards advanced drummers looking to explore a variety of different timbres and sounds.

16 Aug 2017 12:26
thumbnail

Celebrating 50 years since his iconic performance at Monterey pop festival, Fender's Jimi Hendrix Monterey Stratocaster recreates the sound of a cultural icon.

16 Aug 2017 10:08
thumbnail

Building upon the already established fan favourite DJ-808 DJ Controller, Roland have now announced the launch of the portable and compact DJ-202 DJ Controller.

14 Aug 2017 08:00
thumbnail

Coinciding with the launch of its brand new DJ-202 counterpart, the Roland DJ-505 DJ Controller breathes a breath of new life into Roland's renowned DJ range.

14 Aug 2017 08:00
thumbnail

New to Roland's illustrious boutique range, the SH-01A builds upon the foundations of the revered SH-1A, granting the player a whole range of vintage voices.

8 Aug 2017 08:10