Lutes for Sale, Wanted, or Stolen

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How to Post an AD

Please note that this list is for lutes and related fretted stringed instruments in vogue primarily from the Medieval to eras after Baroque.
To avoid delay please follow the directions here then send an email to forsale@lutesocietyofamerica.org

Disclaimer

The LSA cannot make recommendations on the instruments listed below, since we have not seen any of them. Please reply directly to the sellers. The most recent listings are at the top and the oldest at the bottom of the list. If you buy one of these instruments please send a note to forsale@lutesocietyofamerica.org so we can take that instrument off the list.

How to Use the Lutes for Sale List

Using the Category filter below, select a type of listing to view: For Sale, Wanted, or Stolen.  All images below are clickable. To display the full image, click on it. The newest listings will appear at the top.

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Four Course Plectrum Lute

January 30, 2023

For Sale

Medieval 4 course lute inspired by a Hans Memling painting, cir 1470.

It is currently tuned EADG, low to high. The scale is 43cm. Made of North American Cherry and Maple with a spruce top.

Note: There is a repair to the top seam below the bridge. It is completely stable and has been cleated.

The price includes shipping within the US. Other shipping options can be arranged.

Additional photos available here.


USD 850
Georgia, United States
CONTACT tukanu22@gmail.com

Vihuela by Bruce Brook (2011)

January 29, 2023

For Sale

Vihuela in G, vaulted back, string length 58cm. Built in 2011. Comes with a hard Kingham case. Vihuela is currently in Helsinki, Finland.

Please email me for more information and photos.


EUR 2,750
Helsinki, Finland
CONTACT mikko1ikaheimo@gmail.com

10 Course Lute by Jiri Cepelak (2019)

January 28, 2023

For Sale

10 course lute for sale (2019). Made by Jiri Cepelak after Hans Frei (Viena C35). String length 65 cm. The instrument is in a very good condition, almost entirely strung in gut. Perfect for late Renaissance repertory and accompaniment in small ensembles. Low action, comfortable fingerboard. Comes with fitted Schuster hard case.

More details, pictures, sound and video on request.

Available in Europe.


EUR 3,800

CONTACT yavorusmagnus@gmail.com

8 String Classical/Romantic Guitar by Wojciech Woźniak

January 27, 2023

For Sale

8 String Classical/Romantic Guitar by Wojciech Woźniak

Listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxCO4yzzb9I&ab_channel=LUTEDUO
based on several 19th century concepts, nice action perfect spruce top

A good instrument to explore much of baroque repertoire, plays well without nails,
although holds regular guitar stringing well too.

Interested? Please feel free to ask for more details and contact on priv at:
Anna Kowalska image31465@gmail.com
+48663354744


EUR 1,450

CONTACT image31465@gmail.com

Baroque Lute by Wojciech Woźniak (2022)

January 27, 2023

For Sale

Baroque lute by Wojciech Woźniak 2022 for sale.

It is a LUTEDUO SWANNECK CONCEPT instrument, those lutes are perfect for Weiss:

and Bach:

while French music can be played well too:

String Length 69/95 the instrument has a double function as a theorbo. There are extra holes for the theorbo spacing of 14 strings. Extra nut for theorbo setting comes along.

More about these instruments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfRSkNvoRdA

Additional photos available here.

Interested? Please feel free to ask for more details and contact on priv at:
Anna Kowalska image31465@gmail.com
+48663354744


EUR 4,500

CONTACT image31465@gmail.com

4 Course Baroque Mandolino by Alexander Hopkins (2020)

January 24, 2023

For Sale

4 course mandolino by Alexander Hopkins (2020) suitable for finger and plectrum playing.

String length: 32 cm, 1×1 (Aquila nylgut), 3×2 (Aquila gut), can be changed to full nylgut.

Currently in central Budapest Hungary

Shipping to EU, UK, USA available.


EUR 1,400
Hungary
CONTACT id@absolute.hu

Vihuela de Mano in A by Dan Larson (2012)

January 21, 2023

For Sale

Vihuela made by Dan Larson in 2012. It has a small crack on the soundboard (a 150/200 bucks repair) but overall is in good condition.

 


EUR 2,000 negotiable

CONTACT stefanograziano@hotmail.com

Rare 19th Century Guitar ca 1830’s

January 18, 2023

For Sale

645mm string length, 45mm nut.  New period style brass frets, and newly installed mechanical “pegheds”.

Recently repaired and inspected by a professional luthier. Case included.

Stamp on the inside of the back reads: “Alfred Schweiss” and “Freiburg”, but I believe it is a French made guitar.  It’s possible Schweiss was the dealer.

 


USD 3,000 Free shipping within the USA
United States
CONTACT edwardsguitar@gmail.com

6 Course Lute by Martin Haycock

January 17, 2023

For Sale

6-course Lute (including a Kingham Case) made by Martin Haycock. The lute can be seen in Perugia (Italy).


EUR 3,900 +shipping costs
Perugia, Italy
CONTACT stefanograziano@hotmail.com
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