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machete; guitar

Machete de braga. One-piece back with asymmetrical grain, dark markings to right-hand side. Ribs and table of light brown wood. The neck of lighter colour. Four pegs inserted from back. Brass frets. The bridge in Y form. The rose a simple opening with a three-line edging. In very good and complete condition, including stringing. One bridge-peg unsuitable.

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