product types: 

  • acoustic guitars
  • classical guitars


R.L. "Bob" Mattingly, was a renowned classical guitar maker in Long Beach, California. Mattingly was in the US navy during the 1960s but still managed to make guitars in his spare time. He also worked for a time at World of Strings in Long Beach California. He was still making guitars until his just before his death 1991.

Source: Google classical guitar group (24 February 2021)


R.L. Mattingly
5010 Matney Avenue
Long Beach , CA
United States
California US