670 mm Scale 54 mm Nut. Beautiful Spruce Soundboard and Brazilian Rosewood Back, Sides, Peghead overlay and Bridge. 7 Fan Braces and Harmonic Bars in the Style of Antonio de Torres. Lacquer finish.
Mint minus condition, one owner (Harry Parsons) who played in the Utah Symphony.
Retired Luthier, Richard Campbell, shares: "I recall the name, Mario Martello, but can't say I remember meeting him. He died in 2006 and lived in Martinez, California (East Bay, Contra Costa County). Mario worked for Satterlee & Chapin at 391 Ellis Street, San Francisco for 7 years."
Mario's career was that of the restoration of 100's of instruments and of the small amount of instruments carefully fabricated, one colleague has a 12 string folk guitar made by Maestro Mario Martello.