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.


14 course theorbo in A (2006) by Martin Haycock, back in ebony, 85/160, £ 5200. Made folding by Klaus Jakobsen in 2019. The instrument is in Norway. Venere crack in the back of the neck. This has been sorted by K. Jakobsen. Hairline crack near strap button. Cosmetic wear due to extensive use. Comes with soft case. Contact Jorgen Skogmo: . Photos

Apr 2022

9 course Renaissance bass lute by Carel Huiskamp (2011). Vibrating length: 75.8cm. Tuned in D. In perfect condition, with case. Clear and deep sound, excellent projection. The instrument is located in Madrid. Price: 2900 EUROS incl. VAT. Contact: Email: Phone: +34 665 233 068 (WhatsApp). Pictures

Jun 2021

Baroque 13 course lute Made in 2012 by Travis Carey in Vancouver, Canada. Presently located in Vancouver. Vibrating string length is 69.5 cm (at Course 8), and 70.0 cm (at Course 1). Mint condition, hardly played. Lovely sound. Full, sweet, and rich. It has however two very superficial scratch marks on sound board near the bridge, near Course 1 and 2, caused when the strings for Course 1 and 2 broke. Comes with Kingham Hard Case, also in mint condition. Asking price is euro 6000. This includes the hard case, but shipping and insurance are extra. If interested please contact Ken Lee at , photos will be sent on request.