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Do you think the guitar has any value for PLAYERS?The same model can be found cheaper and newer in shops.So it's just for collectionists, right?
I'd give that a "Yes". Nice word by the way, "collectionists" :)Guitars do "play in" over the years, apparently, I'm not sure if I've felt a guitar get "better" over time, more like I've become familiar with it and it feels and sounds better.So really, it's just about owning a Blackie/Frankenstrat - just not quite as well known as those guitars. If you were a punter, you'd say something like "Naudo is going to become as famous a fingerstyle guitar player as you can get"(not very famous)"and therefore the guitar represents an investment opportunity".As a minimum, it will forever be seen on the internet - it's in every video of Naudo that has been recorded so far, and those vidoes have been copied far and wide.Well, I see it's going to sell - it has been bidded on - so somebody is going to own a piece of history! :)JAW
collectors... hahahadon't pick up on my english! hahahaI'm considering on bidding for the guitar, if it doesn't get too expensive (actually, if it raises even 150$ I'd rather go for a new one (stop advertising ffs! (joke))).Anyway I'd first have to go to a shop and try it...such an important decision. I'd be sacrifying my potential future motorcycle for this.
I thought "Collectionists" had a snide, mocking edge to it; "_those_ sorts of buyers, not a _proper_ player buyer" :)I think your motorbike is going to be okay - I'm guessing, but I reckon there will be a bit of a last minute rush on it and it will sell for more than a 1000 euros. In fact, let's wager cattle stations on it - I'm guessing 1650 euros :)If you were just looking for a guitar to play, I reckon you probably wouldn't want it. I'm guessing (again) that the buyer would be a fan of Naudos, and would play it every now and then to feel "connected" with the great man himself, but mostly it would be something kept on the shelf/in a safe place, giving him a warm fuzzy feeling that he owns a piece of history...with a bit of punters investment thrown in there, and maybe some bragging rights :)
you are right jaw... I'll keep an eye on it anyway, you can always dream...thanks
it has risen 10€!
...and sold for 1020euros! Little bit lower than I expected (thought about bidding meself :)) so somebody got a bargain. Was it you Anon? Well done!
Not me, not me...I fell in love with that guitar but a friend of mine put my feet back on the ground.So my endless search for my dream guitar goes on...
By the way, I am the winning bidder of that guitar. Meant to write to you earlier. I do play bars and private gigs Naudo style and have 3 of these Alhambras. Naudo has inspired me a lot back in a day so I bought his guitar and he sent me pics and a letter. Nice :) You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org