English Guitar or cittern

A nine string English guitar or cittern by Remerus Liessem, 18th century, circa 1760 stamped 'R. Liessem', with twelve frets. The 6 courses of strings are single on the lower three and top courses double. Nicely figured maple back and sides. Length of back 33cm. Fairly well preserved and fully strung. Various minor past repairs. £1875

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