C. Bruno & Sons
Circa late 1800-Early 1900s Parlor
Back & Sides:
Circa late 1800s-early 1900s C. Bruno branded concert sized guitar. Exact maker of this guitar is unknown as C. Bruno & Son bought instruments from various makers and put their label on the instruments they distributed. This guitar has stunning Brazilian rosewood back/sides and a beautifully colored spruce top. Fancy abalone fretboard inlays and rosette. Expertly rebuilt by Dan Lambert to enhance its full potential while maintaining as much vintage originality as possible including repairs/enhancements to the original ladder bracing for improved tone and structural integrity, retaining original wood whenever possible. Original ebony fretboard/pyramid rosewood pyramid bridge, new frets, new spruce bridge plate with maple insert, new bone nut, new bone saddle. Original tuners. The original neck this guitar has been replaced with a period mahogany neck and the original fretboard was put on the new neck. New carbon rod has been inserted into the neck to enhance structural integrity for another 100 years of playing. 13.5"lower bout/7.75" waist/9.4" upper bout. 4.0" deep at end block.