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Own A Piece of Guitar History!

Here is your chance to own a piece of classical guitar history! I currently have in my shop a “Hernandis 1A” classical guitar that is in near mint condition! Back in the 1960’s and 1970’s, James Sherry, of Sherry-Breyer Company, Chicago was an importer of classical and flamenco guitars made by Jose Ramirez III. It was well known in classical guitar circles that he sold Ramirez guitars to AndrĂ©s Segovia, Christopher Parkening, Julian Bream and other top notch guitarists of the day. Sherry created some controversy by labeling one model line of Ramirez guitars as the “Segovia Model”, this act infuriated Ramirez who stopped selling guitars to Sherry.  James Sherry also imported classical and flamenco guitars made by T. Kurosawa & Co., LTD, Tokyo, Japan. Mr. Kurosawa had studied guitar making with several well known makers in Spain and in turn taught the people of his guitar factory how to make excellent copies of Spanish guitars. Mr. Sherry offered several grades of these guitars under