My name is Cristian, and today is my birthdate.
I play guitar (and I scarcely do anything else).

Last Wednesday (4/13) I foolishly left my Esteve classical guitar and AER amplifier in the parking lot of Epicure Cafe around midnight. The next morning, they were gone.

Fortunately my former teacher Larry Snitzler and my friend Allan Harrington are letting me borrow equipment, but although I still have some hope to get mine back, I need to replace them as soon as possible.

The guitar is estimated to be around 3k, and the amp around 1k. This was my 3rd amp of the same exact kind: the 1st blew up in China, the 2nd got stolen from a friend's car. I realize now how much that guitar (especially) was a part of me and I feel its absence more and more heavily every day. Great sound, great pickup, great action and great feel.

I am aware that I might never find the same sound again, but I'm hopeful and look forward to meeting my future music-making tool and companion.

I really need your help with this.
Any contribution, however small, would be hugely appreciated forever.

I hope to be able to make music for/with you soon.
Thank you!

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Cristian Perez 
Fairfax, VA
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