The Lute Society: Small Ads Overseas


The following listings are from Lute Society members. Items are removed after approximately 12 months unless we have been notified of the sale. Abridged versions of small ads appear in Lute News magazine, published quarterly. Non-members can advertise for a single payment of £10, contact us for details. Sections refer to month the item was listed here. If you submit a item for the listing, please notify us when it is sold.

If you can't find something here, you could try our small ads - UK listings. Also the LSA also has a page with lutes for sale (USA).

As you can see, information about your lute should include:- number of courses, string length, maker, year made, historical model if any, general remarks about special characteristics, whether with hard case, your city/region/country, asking price, contact details.

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Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement or approval by The Lute Society.

May 2024

LuteDuo, Anna Kowalksa and Anton Birula are having a big instrument reorganisation and here are some realy nice ones they would like to sell. All in perfect condition, brand new.
1. Renaissance guitar by Martin de Witte
2. Theorbo 76/151cm by Wojciech Woźniak
3. 10 course lute by Martin de Witte
4. Classical Guitar by Andrei Škloda
Please feel free to ask for more information. Instruments are in Holland and partly in Poland. Can be sent with the, delivered along the A2 between Amsterdam and Warsaw on a prior arrangement or collected in person.

Beautiful medieval 5/6 course lute in G, 60.5 cm, by Luca Piccioni (2018, Assisi)
Hear it in these videos.
Top made from Italian spruce wood (Val di Fiemme first quality) and ribs from Italian pear wood. Heart-shaped pegs.
Comes with hard-case. 2000 euros + shipping costs (if needed) Photos on request contact:
location: Gothenburg, Sweden / Porto, Portugal

Jan 2024

6-course renaissance lute after Tieffenbrucker by Cezar Mateus (New York) from 1998. 9-rib model, 595mm string length. A six-course lute restored by Spanish luthier Jaume Bosser, with string and fret replacement, cleaning, and thorough inspection. Soft case and shipping included. Asking price 6,200 Euros. More info: Contact: Daniel Zapater Caminal, Barcelona,

Jun 2023

6-string romantic guitar by Pierre Marcard (around 1830). Restored by Sinier de Ridder. String length: 63.2 cm, Nut width: 39 mm. Very well playable and astonishingly resonant instrument, perfect for fingertips playing. Magical first string. Can be seen and played in Basel, Switzerland. 4200 EUR (inkl. Manzano hard case). Hi-res pictures on demand. Contact:

Apr 2023

6-course renaissance lute after Tieffenbrucker by Cezar Mateus (New York) from 1998. 9-rib model, 595mm string length. A six-course lute is a sweet and elegant instrument that works well for the early Italian and French literature, as well as the wonderful Spanish vihuela composers. Soft case included, asking price 6,200 Euros. More info on Cezar Mateus website: Contact Daniel Zapater Caminal, Barcelona,