#2
Not sure, Yamaha are suposed to be good, I have a Riviera that is really nice, but I am not sure if they make them anymore, and also it is at least 15, maybe 20 years old (got it 2nd hand) so maybe the age of the timber is lending it a nicer sound. The sound is warm, maybe a little mellow, but in a good way. So I would recommend definitely a Riviera if you can find one,
#3
I guess... I dont know Id like a little more knowledge about them and more people recomendations