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Chris Eccleshall
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Chris Eccleshall, the English guitar maker, in his workshop in 2014
Born
Christopher Eccleshall

(1948-05-26)26 May 1948
Died 13 August 2020(2020-08-13) (aged 72)
Dartington, Devon, UK
Nationality British
Children Michael Eccleshall, Morwenna Del Mar

Christopher J. Eccleshall (26 May 1948 – 13 August 2020) was an English luthier, guitar designer and guitar dealer. He worked with Martin, Gibson and Guild guitars. He was also known for making Selmer-Maccaferri jazz guitars.

Eccleshall originally trained as a violin maker with W. E. Hill and Sons of Bond Street in London. He was also an engineer in the Fleet Air Arm.

Eccleshall died on 13 August 2020 in Dartington, Devon at the age of 72.


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