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.

June 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.

Dec 2020

14 course, Theorbo built by José Miguel Moreno, (2009) 8 + 14, 74 cm / 119 cm, beautiful sound and a incredible projection, e: and my phone number is 645 37 14 52, in Valencia, price is 5000€/4500£

Baroque guitar by Luciano Lovadina (1987) after Stradivari model, 659 mm scale. Excellent condition and great playability. (See video playing "Jacaras & Fandango" by Santiago de Murcia. Price: 2300 €, in Reus, Tarragona, Spain Contact

Nov 2020

8 course renaissance lute, by Maurice Ottiger after Pietro Railich Scale: 60 cm. Year 2010. The lute is in perfect/new condition, it has a round and full sound. Currently the lute is in Porto, Portugal. I can send photos/videos by email. Price: 6000 Euros plus shipping. Email:

13 course baroque lute, by Jacob van Geest number 991, year 1973. Scale: 68/75 cm. The lute is in very good condition, it has a round and full sound. A small crack can be seen below the bridge. It is strung with pyramid string. It comes with a wooden case (as seen in the picture) Currently the lute is in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Price: 2300€ plus shipping. Tel: 00386/40610091 Email: it can be heard here: video