Here is a Esteve Adalid model made in Spain in 1998. This is the top of the range model for Esteve and is in excellent condition with a previous professional repair to a split in the top.
This guitar features a high quality cedar top and very sort after Madagascar Rosewood back and sides. Comes with high quality hardcase.
"The model is model Adalid. Ths has been top of the line in the Esteve range of guitars for many years. The foundation of the workshop of Esteve took place back in 1957 by 3 luthiers, Francisco Esteve, Manuel Adalid I and Antonio Monfort. From these 3 founders we have 3 lines of guitars, first was all Esteve, then Manuel Adalid and Juan Hernadez were created.
Model Adalid on that time was made either in cedar or top spruce, Madagascar Rosewood back and sides cedar neck with insert reinforcement in ebony, headplate and bridge in Indian Rosewood and ebony for the fingerboard. Scale is 650mm and nut 52mm. This model is a professional guitar."
Since our foundation in 1957, the quality and attention to detail have been our reason for being, which together with the incorporation of new technologies and the work of our craftsmen have made ESTEVE guitars an internationally renowned company.
Located south of Europe along the Mediterranean Sea, Valencia Spain is home to the prestigious ESTEVE craft workshop. In 1957 Francisco Esteve, Manuel Antonio and Monfort Adalid decided to create a guitar workshop and begin their journey in the construction of musical instruments. ESTEVE guitars are known and appreciated throughout the world for their tone and excellent finish, by the high quality materials used and for that rare combination of traditional craftsmanship and modern techniques used in the construction process. The result is a Spanish guitar with soul that gives inspiration to players around the world.