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2002 Anthony Karol Parlor Guitar SOLD

July 30, 2013
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Comments This is a 2002 Anthony Karol Parlor Guitar, built in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Anthony Karol has been building in the Mississauga area (this is just west of Toronto, Canada) since at least 1999. He tends to build custom instruments in a wide variety of models and body styles, from classical to steel string to solid-body electric.

The parlor guitar design lends itself to smaller rooms (hence the name!) and is a comfortably small size.

On this instrument, the walnut gives a warm depth and balances nicely with the spruce top. The organically geometrical figuring of the walnut back also goes very well with the bearclaw figuring on the spruce top.

Read more about Anthony Karol here

Serial Number 0211, built during 2002 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Pricing $2,250.00 CAD with Karol arch-top hardshell case.
Neck Mahogany neck with grained-ivoroid bound rosewood fingerboard.
Frets Original frets with no appreciable wear.
Body ‘Parlor’ sized body with bearclaw spruce top and walnut back and sides. Flame maple binding with purfled top. Ebony bridge.
Finish Original nitrocellulose lacquer finish in good condition, just minor play wear. Tap plates to protect the finish while playing.
Hardware/electronics Chrome Gotoh tuners, bone nut and saddle.
Playability/Action Plays well. The neck has a slight ‘V’ profile that seems so appropriate for older finger style playing.
Case Arched, hardshell Karol case included.

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