Ramón Gorje et fils

Bandurria Ramón Gorje and son from 1896


Ramón Gorje, awarded the 1st class diploma awarded by the promotion of the Alicante society at the provincial exhibition of 1879, is a maker of plucked string instruments from the south-east of Spain, based in Alicante .

Here is a very beautiful bandurria by Ramón Gorje et fils made in 1896.

Rare in this form with a lovely finesse of execution and in its original case, this bandurria is a superb playable collector's instrument.

Technical characteristics :

  • Top: Spruce
  • Base: Walnut 2 pieces
  • Sides: Walnut
  • Handle: Fir
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Width at nut: 52 mm
  • Radius: Flat
  • Frets: 12 frets (+ one zero fret)
  • Scale: 262 mm
  • Profile: Slim C
  • Country of manufacture: Spain, Alicante
  • Year: 1896
  • Finish: Natural
  • Decorations: Maple-ebony inlaid fillet on the edge of the top / Maple fillet on the edge of the table / Maple-ebony inlaid fillet on the edge of the sides / Maple fillet on the bottom edge / Maple fillet between the two pieces of the back / Two inlays of maple-ebony inlaid purfling on the walnut veneered headstock
  • Details: Some signs of wear and repairs normal given its age

The bandurria is still in a very good state of conservation.

Fully restored and completely playable.

Delivered in its original case.

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