Hanson Yao is the CEO of Altamira guitars and above all an experienced luthier. This guitar numbered 172, model 1, is a very good example of a traditional guitar from Hanson’s personal workshop. It has a cedar top, hand-signed on the inside, and a body in Indian rosewood. Hanson’s guitars are consistently powerful with a rich sound and an immediate response.
This guitar is in very good condition with only one mark on the top. The volume is very generous, and the low action of the strings makes playing very easy. The first-string sings very elegantly and many sympathetic resonances enrich the timbre of this guitar.
|Luthier:||Altamira – Hanson Yao|
|Back and sides:||Indian rosewood|
|Air resonance frequency:||F#|