Manuel Adalid 12 Spruce


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Year    2023 Fingerboard  Ebony
Country  Spain Finish  Nitrocellulose
Top  German Spruce Scale Length  650mm
Back & Sides  Granadillo (platmisium) Nut Width  52 mm
Item Number  MA12sp Availability  Recent arrival ( in stock ) 


The Manuel Adalid model 12 Granadillo belongs to the professional series including models 11, Adalid, Torres, Lacote, and Hauser. The M. A. model 12  Granadillo features a tight grain- German Spruce top, Mexican- Yucatan Granadillo back & sides, Ebony fingerboard, African Mahogany neck reinforced with a double carbon fiber bar for the guitar’s longevity, and tone stability, green rosewood binding, and a sublime nitrocellulose finish. The action is medium (3.25mm and 2.5mm on the first string), with a ” Savarez Alliance Red” normal tension string, providing a very conformable and soft neck profile even for the smaller hands. The Manuel Adalid Model 12 Granadillo is a very powerful instrument, however sensitive-sublime and gorgeous guitar to your eyes and ears, due to the Granadillo color spectrum in brown, red, and purple. The most noticeable detail on model 12, is the headstock design, demarking a unique elegant Manuel Adalid trademark. Thanks to the Carbon Fiber harmonic bars, and new technology, the guitar feels and sounds robust. The Manuel Adalid model 12 Granadillo is handmade and signed by Manuel Adalid at  Francisco Esteve Guitars in Valencia -Spain.  Make sure you check out all the images attached.The Manuel Adalid Model 12 Granadillol is suggested for advanced and professional classical nylon string guitar players. Be prepared to pay much more for guitars of this caliber. Each of Manuel’s professional line models comes with a certificate, and it is personally signed by its maker, Manuel Adalid, certifying a top-of-the-line handmade Spanish guitar, representing a state-of-the-art Spanish instrument.

Included with the Manuel Adalid model 12, is a G F S  Semihard0Hard Shell Case, plush interior and TSA-approved,1 set of Savarez Red NT Classical strings, Ultimate Guitar Protector (UGP), Humitron Humidifier, and Guitar Cloth.

“Granadillo” is the common name most frequently applied to the quality hardwood that comes from several species within the Platymiscium genus. While there are 19 different types of Platymiscium, the 3 most prominent ones on the market are Platymiscium Yucatanum, Platymiscium pinnatum, and Platymiscium pleiostchyum. Each of these has overlapping growing regions and offers a slightly different experience. All are quality hardwood providing exceptional character, color, and tonality.

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Additional information

Weight 16 lbs
Dimensions 43 × 7 × 20 in