• HANIKA 52AF Classical Guitar - Custom/Special Orders

    $1,845.00 $1,550.00

    Helmut Hanika learned from his Grandfather the construction of violins and later became entirely devoted to building guitars. Helmut started his own workshop in 1953 and later his son Armin Hanika joined the workshop in 1980. Armin passed his master craftsman examinations in 1987 and has been running the shop since 1994. Armin's dedication and obsession to achieve the best sound and playability, has led to a level of perfection and sound quality widely recognized in the guitar world. Today Hanika brand is synonymous with high quality guitars and are in the hands of great players around the world.

    Hanika does not stockpile, all guitars are built to order.

    Build time depends on model and elected options.

    Back and sides made from maple wood in a high-gloss finish with high-quality spruce soundboard in a silk-matte finish. Our Model 52 AF with its gentle sound is the ideal accompaniment to singing and for chamber-music ensembles – gentle and restrained, on the one hand, while expressive with a full sound and harmonious range of overtones, on the other. Made from solid tonewoods, this guitar comes with high-quality Teflon-mounted ‘Rubner Gold Tuning Machines’ and bushed holes. Other quality features include the cedar neck that has been laminated throughout with hardwood, the ebony fretboard and bridge saddle made from hard bone material. The asymmetrical HANIKA fan bracing in spruce is responsible for best sound and stability here. Click Here 


    Soundboard wood: Solid Spruce

    Back wood: Solid Deep Flamed Maple

    Neck wood: Cedar / African Blackwood

    Fretboard wood: Ebony

    Soundboard bracing: 5-fold, asymmetrical, flat

    Soundboard binding: Fiber

    Back binding: None

    Head plates, Ebony 1.5 mm

    Head plates, back: Rosewood, 0.6 mm

    Scale: 650 mm

    Fretboard width: 52 mm

    Nut and Saddle: Bone / Extra Saddle Included

    Tuning machines: Rubner R2

    Body finish: high gloss 

    Soundboard finish: matte finish

    Case: Hiscox pro II hardshell molded case (made in England - $300 value)

    Question? Call or email: 302-299-2441, dulcetguitars.com/contact

    Includes: Manufacturer's lifetime warranty on production defects.