The Harvey Hope Collection for Sale at Gardiner Houlgate

Guitars from the Harvey Hope collectionA selection of fine & rare Antique guitars from the estate of the late Harvey Hope are to be sold through Bath Auction House, Gardiner and Houlgate.

Harvey, an accomplished player and teacher of Baroque guitar, accumulated the collection throughout the course of his distinguished career. The instruments on offer include

  • A 1684 guitar by Jean Voboam
  • A 1675 guitar by Alexander Voboam
  • A guitar by Georg Stauffer, circa 1820
  • A 1791 12 string guitar by Juan Pages, Cadiz
  • A 1770 12 string guitar by Francisco Sanguino, Sevilla
  • An 18th Century 15 String guitar battante
  • A 1796 guitar by Battista Fabricatore
  • A 1973 Martin D-35 acoustic guitar
  • A 1937 Gibson L5 guitar
  • A 1950s Gibson ES175 guitar

The instruments will be offered in our Gardiner Houlgate’s specialist auction of antique and later musical instruments on Friday 15th September. More details on the Gardiner and Houlgate website.