1959 Favino 077 ex:Louis and Raphael Fays.-Guitar in absolute original condition and built as one of 2 guitars together for Louis Fayes and Bolou Ferre.
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This guitar was purchased for the JWC Guitars Ltd Historic Collection from Francois Charle in Paris. Originally purchased by Jean Beuscher for his Paris Shop at Rue de la Motte Piquet in 1947. It was sold that year to an unknown Client who left it to his Son who subsequently sold it to Francois Charle in Paris. The guitar is in absolute original condition and has 2 small soundboard top cracks which have been professionally repaired and has also had a fretboard refret.
This guitar was aquired from Nils Solberb in 2011 as a switch for a ’D’ hole Orchestre with resonator (Selmer NO.197). Fapy Lafertin was the previous owner of 501 and it was used almost exclusively on his CDs during the 1995/2005 period. An incredible sounding guitar from the same period as Django’s famous guitar. JWC guitars have bult a faithful replica.
This guitar was owned and played by the late, well known 1950’s/1970’s player and BBC radio presenter Ken Sykora. Intact with a Stimer pick-up from 1950. This guitar will be featured in a documentary of Ken Sykora’s life to be broadcast in Spring of this year, 2012.
Selmer roundhole Serial No:441 is one of a very few original roundholes that have surfaced and the guitar has a very full and projecting Selmer sound. The guitar resides in the Netherlands and JWC Guitars Ltd are currently building a Selmer 441 Modele based on all dimensions and details taken from the original guitar.
One of only two Model Jazz guitars previously owned by the late and great Henri Crolla. Full of history and evocative of the great passion and spirit of this incredible composer and player.
A beautiful, fully intact guitar with resonator and a very rare tailpiece insert,as featured on the pre-100 serial numbered guitars made by Selmer. Purchased in the UK in May 2009 having been in the family in York for 40 years. A beatiful, rich and full sounding Slmer treasure.
Converted in London in 1950’s from a 4-string Eddie Freeman to a 12 fret”D” hole guitar. A very clever conversion saving the Eddie Freeman style head stock and replacing the neck and fretboard. A lovely sounding instrument and easy to play.
An incredible sounding classical guitar built by Selmer.This guitar, together with NO.550 currently in the Netherlands, is one of only two guitars that have surfaced in recent times. JWC Guitars have built a faithful replica.