All along the many years of our activity as restorers and guitar experts,
we were asked the same recurring question: can antique guitars be played?
Our answer is categorical: YES! With no problems (read more).

Baroque guitar by J.L. Mast, Mirecourt (France) c.1780.
Guitar Petitjean's style, Mirecourt (France), 1815.
Lyra-guitar made by J. L. Mast, Mirecourt c. 1810.
Baroque guitar by Nicolas Lambert, Paris c.1780.
Guitar made by Lacote, Paris 1835.
Spanish guitar made by Juan Pastor, Buenos Aires, 1921.
Guitar made for Koliker, Paris circa 1825.
Spanish guitar made by Domingo Esteso, Madrid 1924.
Spanish guitar made by Manuel Guerra, Cadix 1873.
Spanish guitar made by Antonio Royo, Saragosse 1863.
Italian "battente" guitar made by Gateano Vinaccia, Naples ,1829.
Spanish guitar made by Ignacio Fleta, Barcelone, 1963, n°301.
Guitar made by Hyppolite Collin, Paris (France), circa 1820.
Guitar made by Mareschal-Marchal, Paris (France), circa 1820.
Guitar made by Petitjean l'Aîné, Mirecourt (France), circa 1825.
Guitar made by Huel, Rennes (France),1834.
Spanish guitar made by Salvador Ibanez, Valence c.1900.
Spanish guitar made by Casa Gonzalez, Barcelone c.1930.
Spanish guitar made Jose Serratosa, Barcelone c.1910.
Anonymous child guitar, Mirecourt (France), circa 1840.
Lyra-guitar made by Henry Lejeune, Paris 1806.
Guitar made by I. H. Schroder, Saint-Petersbourg 1811.
Spanish guitar made by Manuel Ramirez, Madrid c.1900.
Guitar made by Joseph Maitrot, Mirecourt (France), circa 1830.
«Terz guitar » made by Guiot, n°33, Panormo model, London 1846.
« Spanish guitar », Preston and Longmann & Broderip style, made in London c.1800
Guitar made in Paris c. 1800
Guitar made in Mirecourt c. 1840, modified (head, bridge)
to play 7th strings around 1860, sold by Metzler in London