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‼️Reduced‼️ Gibson L5 S Custom Natural Maple, 1979

‼️Reduced‼️  Gibson L5 S Custom Natural Maple, 1979

The Gibson L5 S is loosely based on the classic, top of the line Gibson L-5 CES arched top, Cutaway Electric Spanish with a full size acoustic body. That model was played by many serious players, who often are basically forgotten as part of a big band, but have included Wes Montgomery, Scotty Moore, Tuck Andress, Pat Martino, Lee Ritenour, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Keith Richards, and Ron Wood.

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Price: $7550 CAD
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Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst, 1988

Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst, 1988

Gibson has reissued the Les Paul Standard Sunburst in its 1958 form several times, and here’s a nice one that dates to 1988 and carries Tom Holmes pickups. Built in the traditional manner, this Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst has a very nicely bookmatched, flame Maple top with a well faded cherry sunburst, now down to a tea-like tint. As usual, the body back and neck are Mahogany, with Indian Rosewood for the bound fingerboard.

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Price: $5899.99 CAD
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Fender Jazzmaster 65 Reissue Ice Blue Metallic, 2014

Fender Jazzmaster 65 Reissue Ice Blue Metallic, 2014

The Fender Jazzmaster 65 is part of the American Vintage series, and this 2014 model is dressed in a custom Ice Blue Metallic with matching headstock! Introduced in 1958, the Jazzmaster was aimed directly at Gibson’s market – jazz players who wanted the extra warmth of a rosewood fingerboard, and lower output and mellower, or less bright, pickups.

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Price: $1800 CAD
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Gibson J160E Steel String Guitar Sunburst, 1956

Gibson J160E Steel String Guitar Sunburst, 1956

Introduced in 1954 and intended as a companion to the then-new Les Paul solidbody, the Gibson J160E was one of the first mass production electrified steel string guitars. This model was discontinued in 1979, and is occasionally re-issued. One of the greatest contributors to the success of this model was a 1962 model’s appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, in the hands of one John Lennon. That was The Beatles first US performance, and made all their gear quite popular.

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Price: $5750.00 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ PRS Swamp Ash Special Trans Whale Blue, 2006

‼️Reduced‼️ PRS Swamp Ash Special Trans Whale Blue, 2006

Built from 1996 to 2009, the PRS Swamp Ash Special features a solid Swamp Ash body with the trademark PRS contouring, a 22-fret bolt on neck and a center single coil pickup. Based on a built up, carved top block of Swamp Ash paired with a bolt on Maple neck, the Special is a straightforward model. A pair of humbuckers bracket a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rail single coil format pickup, with a pickup selector, master volume and push/pull master tone control providing coil tap options.

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Price: $1800 CAD
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Gibson ES330 Thinline Archtop Cherry 1969

Gibson ES330 Thinline Archtop Cherry 1969

Built from 1959 to 1972, the Gibson ES330 is essentially the same as the 1961 ES-230 Epiphone Casino, a double cutaway, fully hollow model with a pair of P-90 pickups. From a short distance, the Gibson ES330 looks very much like the ES-335 models, but there is a key construction difference in the lack of the center block. The body is otherwise similar, with Laminate Maple for the top, back and sides, with Mahogany for the neck and a bound Indian Rosewood fingerboard.

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Price: $4650 CAD
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Fender American Ultra Jazz Bass Rosewood Fingerboard Aged Natural

Fender American Ultra Jazz Bass Rosewood Fingerboard Aged Natural

The new Fender American Ultra Jazz Bass in seen here in the new Aged Natural finish, with new body contours, stock noiseless pickups, new electronics,  biflex truss rod, and a compound radius fingerboard!

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Fender American Ultra Jazzmaster Plasma Red Burst, 2019

Fender American Ultra Jazzmaster Plasma Red Burst, 2019

New Fender American Ultra Jazzmaster Maple Neck in seen here in the new Plasma Red Burst finish, with new body contours, stock noiseless pickups, new electronics, biflex truss rod, and a compound radius fingerboard! This versatile, state-of-the-art instrument will inspire you to push your playing to new heights.

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Fender American Ultra Telecaster Rosewood Texas Tea, 2019

Fender American Ultra Telecaster Rosewood Texas Tea, 2019

Presenting the seventh of eleven new models we have received from Fender, here is the new Fender American Ultra Telecaster Rosewood Board in seen here in the new Texas Tea finish, with new body contours, stock noiseless pickups, new electronics,  biflex truss rod, and a compound radius fingerboard!

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Fender American Ultra Telecaster Maple Neck Ultraburst, 2019

Fender American Ultra Telecaster Maple Neck Ultraburst, 2019

Here we have the fifth of eleven new models we have received from Fender, the new Fender American Ultra Telecaster Maple Neck in seen here in UltraBurst finish, with new body contours, stock noiseless pickups, new electronics,  biflex truss rod, and a compound radius fingerboard!

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Fender American Ultra Stratocaster Aged Natural, 2019

Fender American Ultra Stratocaster Aged Natural, 2019

This is exciting – the third of eleven new models we have from Fender, which we can now show you – the new Fender American Ultra Stratocaster Maple Neck dressed in the new Aged Natural finish, with new body contours, stock noiseless pickups, biflex truss rod and a compound radius fingerboard! The American Ultra Stratocaster features a new unique “Modern D” neck profile with Ultra rolled fingerboard edges for hours of playing comfort.

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Fender American Ultra Stratocaster Maple Neck Cobra Blue, 2019

Fender American Ultra Stratocaster Maple Neck Cobra Blue, 2019

Here is the new Fender American Ultra Stratocaster Maple Neck dressed in the stunning new Cobra Blue finish, with new body contours, stock noiseless pickups, biflex truss rod and a compound radius fingerboard!

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Fender American Ultra Stratocaster HSS Rosewood Ultraburst, 2019

Fender American Ultra Stratocaster HSS Rosewood Ultraburst, 2019

This is exciting – the second of eleven new models we have from Fender, the new Fender American Ultra Stratocaster HSS Rosewood –  dressed in the new UltraBurst finish. This instrument features new body contours, stock noiseless pickups, biflex truss rod and a compound radius fingerboard!

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Fender American Ultra Stratocaster HSS Maple Neck Plasma Red Burst

Fender American Ultra Stratocaster HSS Maple Neck Plasma Red Burst

This is exciting – the first of eleven new models we have from Fender – the new Fender American Ultra Stratocaster HSS in a blazing Plasma Red Burst. Featuring new body contours, stock noiseless pickups, biflex truss rod and a compound radius fingerboard!

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Harrison 17 Inch Archtop Natural, 2000

Harrison 17 Inch Archtop Natural, 2000

Here is a Douglas Harrison 17 inch Archtop cutaway guitar, built at Harrison’s shop in Toronto, Ontario during 2000. This model is now referred to as a ‘Classic Jazz’ or CJ. This excellent instrument is built in the traditional archtop model, pairing a hand carved, solid Spruce top with a hand carved Flame Maple back.

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Price: $7500 CAD
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Hamer Prototype Double Cut Solidbody Red, 1981

Hamer Prototype Double Cut Solidbody Red, 1981

Built from 1981 to 1985, the Hamer Prototype was unique for its time and introduced a number of concepts that are now commonplace on production guitars, and not just on custom builds. Paul Hamer and Jol Dantzig opened Hamer Guitars in Willamette, Illinois in 1973 and began building custom designs based on Explorer and Flying V body shapes, with wild finishes and unusual hardware combinations.

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Price: $999.99 CAD
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Fender American Standard Precision Bass Black, 2015

Fender American Standard Precision Bass Black, 2015

The Fender American Standard Precision Bass is the current ‘Standard’ model of the bass whose 1951 introduction changed the way music is presented, performed and recorded.
At the time Leo Fender introduced a bass to match the quickly-accepted Telecaster and Esquire models, bass parts were normally played on acoustic, upright basses. For all of their great points, there are a number of limitations to the upright bass; it’s big, fairly heavy, with a limited amount of volume.

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Price: $1250 CAD
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Eastman ER2 El Rey Thinline Archtop Red, 2006

Eastman ER2 El Rey Thinline Archtop Red, 2006

The Eastman ER2 El Rey is designed to produce a full archtop sound from a smaller, much lighter body – it is only 14 inches across, a bit bigger than a Gibson Les Paul. Otherwise it has a relatively typical archtop construction – solid, hand carved spruce top, solid and hand carved flame maple back, solid flame maple sides and neck, and ebony for the fingerboard, bridge base, and tailpiece cover.

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Price: $1250 CAD
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Gretsch G6120DSW TV Jones T-Armonds, Orange 2014

Gretsch G6120DSW TV Jones T-Armonds, Orange 2014

The Gretsch G6120DSW TV replicates the 1955 and 1956 6120 models, with a lot of typical Gretsch Western motif trim and Western Orange Stain lacquer finish. The very first Gretsch 6120 models were derived from a special order 1954 Streamliner Special, and presented to Chet Atkins as a potential signature model. This guitar featured a 16 inch single cutaway Maple laminate hollow body, and a second DeArmond DynaSonic bridge pickup as the Streamliner had only one pickup

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Price: $2699 CAD
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Ibanez AZ2402 Prestige Ice Blue Metallic, 2019

Ibanez AZ2402 Prestige Ice Blue Metallic, 2019

Here we have a new Ibanez AZ2402 Prestige in Ice Blue Metallic – also available in White and Red! This top quality, straightforward guitar uses the best of the best on a proven design. The IBanez AZ2402 is based on a well proven design concept. An Alder body is attached to a Maple neck – in this case, Roasted Maple – and a non-locking trem bridge is installed. At the head, locking tuners with height adjustable posts – the Goto H A P model – help keep things in tune, aided by an oil-impregnated bone nut.

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Price: $2499 CAD
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Gibson ES 335 Thinline Archtop Cherry 2012

Gibson ES 335 Thinline Archtop Cherry 2012

The Gibson ES 335 changed many things when introduced in 1958, combining the feedback resistance and sustain of a solidbody with the ’rounder’ tone of an archtop. This has been one of Gibson’s most successful models, and is still in production. Here we’re looking at a Gibson ES 335 variant – the ES 335 DP, indicating that it has double pickups and a plain top.

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Price: $1999.99 CAD
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PRS Custom 24 30th Anniversary Trans Emerald, 2014

PRS Custom 24 30th Anniversary Trans Emerald, 2014

This is very cool – a PRS Custom 24 30th Anniversary Model in Trans Emerald finish and with a Flame Maple ’10 Top’, built during 2014 for PRS’s 2015 Anniversary year. This model is based closely on the original Custom 24 construction with a carved Flame Maple top, Mahogany for the body back and neck, and Ebony fingerboard. This Custom 24 30th Anniversary example dates to 2014 and was built at the PRS shop in Stevensville, Maryland. It’s in very good, clean condition with only the slightest wear and one small dent in the back.

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Price: $3100 CAD
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Anderson Classic T Translucent White, 2013

Anderson Classic T Translucent White, 2013

The Anderson Classic T is one of the best expressions of the seminal Fender model, keeping the best elements and improving on the simple, robust and reliable design. Built pairing an American Swamp Ash body with a Maple neck, this Anderson Classic T dates to the afternoon of October 31 2013, and sports a Translucent White finish, as the originals did. Extremely well built, the Classic T also has a contoured heel for easier access to the upper frets.

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Price: $2399.99 CAD
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Presold! Gibson Clapton Firebird I 1964 Model Sunburst, 2019

Presold! Gibson Clapton Firebird I 1964 Model Sunburst, 2019

This fantastic instrument is pre-sold, but we wanted to share it. It’s a brand new Gibson Clapton Firebird, number 100 of just 100 built to re-create Clapton’s 1964 Firebird I as used in Cream. Gibson introduced the Firebird in 1963, initially using neck-through construction – while the neck section is built of several sections of Mahogany separated by Walnut for stability, it extends the full length of the guitar.

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Eastman PG2 Pagelli Jazz Guitar Natural, 2011

Eastman PG2 Pagelli Jazz Guitar Natural, 2011

The Eastman PG2 has a stunning new design for a full bodied archtop jazz guitar! The Pagelli Signature Series, designed in Switzerland by Claudio and Claudia Pagelli, is handcrafted in the Eastman workshop of premium AAA spruce & deeply flamed maple. The Eastman PG2 Pagelli features a striking ebony tailpiece, ebony finger rest, unique full contact ebony floating bridge with bone saddle insert, Kent Armstrong HJGS6-BK suspended pickup with adjustable pole pieces and pickguard mounted volume & tone controls.

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Price: $3300 CAD
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Backline 734 Birch Solidbody Electric, 2019

Backline 734 Birch Solidbody Electric, 2019

The Backline 734 line and in this post, the Backline 734 Birch pairs a hand-carved Birch Maple body with Roasted Maple for the neck and fingerboard, which is fitted with Stainless Steel fretwire. For hardware, Grover Roto-Matic tuners are at the head, with a Tone Pros tune-o-matic style bridge and stop tailpiece set at the body. For electronics, a pair of Seymour Duncan Phat Cat P90 style pickups feed through a 3-way toggle switch and master volume and tone.

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Price: $1895 CAD
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Backline 734 Mahogany Solidbody Electric, 2019

Backline 734 Mahogany Solidbody Electric, 2019

The Backline 734 line and in this post, the Backline 734 Mahogany pairs a hand-carved Mahogany body with a Roasted Maple neck and Indian Rosewood fingerboard fitted with Stainless Steel fretwire. For hardware, Grover Roto-Matic tuners are at the head, with a Tone Pros tune-o-matic style bridge and stop tailpiece set at the body.

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Price: $1949 CAD
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Backline 734 Maple Solidbody Electric, 2019

Backline 734 Maple Solidbody Electric, 2019

This Backline 734 line and in this post, the Backline 734 Maple pairs a hand-carved Big Leaf Maple body with Roasted Maple for the neck and fingerboard, which is fitted with Stainless Steel fretwire. For hardware, Grover Roto-Matic tuners are at the head, with a Tone Pros tune-o-matic style bridge and stop tailpiece set at the body. For electronics, a pair of Seymour Duncan Phat Cat P90 style pickups feed through a 3-way toggle switch and master volume and tone. The output jack is on the side, mounted on an oval plate.

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Price: $1995 CAD
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National Val Pro 82 Vermillion Red, 1962

National Val Pro 82 Vermillion Red, 1962

The National Val Pro 82 was the single-pickup version of the ‘Map Body’ Val Pro line, built during 1962 and 1963 by Valco in Chicago, Illinois.  National itself began in 1927 with the invention of the Resophonic guitar, but in 1928 the original builders – the Dopyera brothers – left to form Dobro, and in 1932 the Dopyera’s bought a controlling interest in National and merged the two companies.

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Price: $1750 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Custom 1974 Reissue Black, 2012

‼️Reduced‼️ Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Custom 1974 Reissue Black, 2012

Here we’re looking at a Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Custom 1974 Reissue in Black, built during 2012 at the Gibson Custom Shop in Memphis, Tennessee. This guitar is in overall very good clean condition, with only light marking from use. The finish is dulling or oxidizing slightly, an expected reaction of a nitrocellulose lacquer finish over time.

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Price: $4999.99 CAD
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Gibson RD Standard Solidbody Electric Maple, 1977

Gibson RD Standard Solidbody Electric Maple, 1977

The Gibson RD Standard was built in Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1977 to 1979, though some of the Artist models were made as late as 1982. Using Maple as the primary material for the body and neck, Rosewood was used for the Standard fingerboard and Ebony or Maple for the Artist models. The RD Standard has fairly ordinary electronics – a pair of humbuckers, a three way pickup selector and individual volume and tone controls.

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Price: $2450 CAD
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Alistair Miller Spanish T, Deep Forest Green 2018

Alistair Miller Spanish T, Deep Forest Green 2018

Here’s a new Alastair Miller Spanish T style guitar, built with a reclaimed Spanish Cedar body, African Wenge neck, and sporting a deep forest green finish. While new, this guitar features a ‘reliced’ aesthetic. Miller frequently uses reclaimed woods in his guitars, as seen in his successful ‘Barncaster’ models built using timbers from an old barn at a family property. Here, Spanish Cedar lumber has been reworked into a T-style body.

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Price: $3199 CAD
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Gibson Byrdland Venetian Cutaway Archtop Sunburst, 1991

Gibson Byrdland Venetian Cutaway Archtop Sunburst, 1991

The Gibson Byrdland Florentine Cutaway model has been in production since 1955 though Gibson also offers the original sharp Venetian cutaway. It is based on a thinline version of the classic L5-CES body, but with a short scale length of 23.5 inches, two inches shorter than the L5. The Byrdland was introduced as a custom model for two top Nashville session players, Billy Byrd and Hank Garland.

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Price: $6999.99 CAD
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Levin 335 M2 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1962

Levin 335 M2 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1962

The Levin 335 M2 was a very popular guitar in Europe, featuring a carved Spruce top, arched Maple back and a pair of deArmond DynaSonic Pickups – just one on the M1 model. Levin also offered the 335 as a fully acoustic model. Levin Instruments was founded in 1900 by Herman Carlson Levin. Levin was born in Sweden, apprenticed with a furniture maker and moved to the United States in 1887. After some carpentry work, he found a position in a guitar factory in 1888 but after three years started an independent company in New York City.

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Price: $1450 CAD
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Beard Resoluxe Solidbody Resophonic Electric Guitar Sunburst, 2018

Beard Resoluxe Solidbody Resophonic Electric Guitar Sunburst, 2018

Here’s a very cool instrument – a Paul Beard Resoluxe solidbody resophonic guitar from 2018, with both Fishman Nashville and a Lollar P-90 pickups! A fairly new model for Paul Beard, the Beard Resoluxe pairs a solid Mahogany body with a Mahogany neck, with Ebony for the fingerboard and head plate. A 9.5 inch hand spun biscuit cone occupies the top, and has the Fishman Nashville element on the biscuit.

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Price: $2200 CAD
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Fender Closet Classic Telecaster Pro Black, 2017

Fender Closet Classic Telecaster Pro Black, 2017

The Closet Classic Telecaster Pro follows the original Telecaster specifications, but not slavishly. The body is lightweight Ash, the neck is quartersawn Maple, as in the originals. But there are a number of improvements here, including having the truss rod adjuster at the headstock, a new bridge design with a split center saddle allowing better intonation, a 22 fret neck with large ‘6105’ fret wire and Twisted Tele pickups.

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Price: $2999.99 CAD
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Kammerer Scorpius Thinline Electric Guitar, Cherry

Kammerer Scorpius Thinline Electric Guitar, Cherry

The Kammerer Scorpius was Jon Kammerer’s original guitar design. Here built with a carved Cherry body and Maple neck with Ebony fingerboard, these are well made instruments.
Jon Kammerer has been building for over twenty years although he is not a household name. Aside from his innovative custom guitar work, his shop is also built to manufacture components, such as necks, for other builders.

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Price: $1350 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Norfolk Jasmine Thinline Electric Flame Maple, 2018

‼️Reduced‼️ Norfolk Jasmine Thinline Electric Flame Maple, 2018

The Norfolk Jasmine comes to us from a new company operating from the Cambridge, Ontario area. Based on a popular single cutaway thinline body, the Norfolk Jasmine offers top quality woods and materials in a well built package. The Jasmine uses a chambered Mahogany body with bookmatched flame Maple cap.

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Price: $2000 CAD
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Fender Squier JV 1957 Stratocaster Sunburst, 1982

Fender Squier JV 1957 Stratocaster Sunburst, 1982

Here we have a Fender Squier JV 1957 Stratocaster Sunburst reissue, built during 1982 for Fender Japan by Fuji-Gen Gakki. This is an excellent instrument from an interesting point in Fender’s history. By the end of the 1970’s Fender, under CBS management, was struggling. Import copies were getting better all the time, which was made very clear to Fender executives touring Japanese factories with a view to doing some production there. At this time, Fender also hired three executives from Yamaha.

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Price: $1050 CAD
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Fender Squier JV 1957 Stratocaster Black, 1982

Fender Squier JV 1957 Stratocaster Black, 1982

Here we haVe a Fender Squier JV 1957 Stratocaster reissue, built during 1982 for Fender Japan by Fuji-Gen Gakki. By the end of the 1970’s Fender, under CBS management, was struggling. Import copies were getting better all the time, which was made very clear to Fender executives touring Japanese factories with a view to doing some production there. At this time, Fender also hired three executives from Yamaha.

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Price: $950 CAD
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Hofner Gold Label Violin Bass Berlin Purple, 2015

Hofner Gold Label Violin Bass Berlin Purple, 2015

Here we are looking at a Hofner Gold Label Violin Bass in the 500/1 style during 2015 at the Hofner plant in Hagenau, about 35 km north of Nuremberg, Germany. The iconic violin body is Maple Laminate for feedback rejection, with a zero-fret equipped Maple neck bearing an Indian Rosewood fingerboard.  The bridge is Ebony.  This is a ‘1962’ style design but with ‘Rugby’ tuners.  For electronics,  twin “Staple” 511B pickups are installed and spaced normally, at the bridge and neck positions.  Controls are classic Hofner, with teacup knobs. 

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Price: $3950 CAD
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Guild X170 Manhattan Archtop Electric Sunburst, 2001

Guild X170 Manhattan Archtop Electric Sunburst, 2001

The Guild X170 Manhattan was built at the Guild plant in Westerly, Rhode Island from 1995 until 2001 when Fender relocated the shop to Tacoma, Washington. Conceived as a jazz box, where function is key but classy looks are important, the X-170 Manhattan met all its targets. This Guild X170 Manhattan is in very nice, clean condition and plays really well.  Wear is very minor, and the usual first-worn spots – the bass end of the bridge and treble pickups, where one would rest on or touch the plating – don’t show much evidence of use.   Fret wear is very light and mostly limited to the first position.  

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Price: $1890 CAD
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Gibson Les Paul Jr Solidbody Cherry, 1959

Gibson Les Paul Jr Solidbody Cherry, 1959

The Gibson Les Paul Junior, introduced in 1954 as a single cutaway, single pickup slab body model was Gibson’s lowest price solidbody until the 1959 Melody Maker. This Gibson Les Paul Junior dates to 1959 at the Gibson plant on Parsons Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. It is in good playing condition, with no breaks or cracks. The 7th fret dot position marker is missing, but can easily be replaced. The original stop-bridge is in the case, and on the guitar a compensated aftermarket bridge is in place.

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Price: $6999.00 CAD
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Gibson U2 ‘SuperStrat’ Metallic Green, 1989

Gibson U2 'SuperStrat' Metallic Green, 1989

During the 1980s popular music made new demands on guitarists, and the ‘SuperStrat’, including the Gibson U2 model, became the go-to design for countless musicians. As the name suggests, the ‘SuperStrat’ concept improves on many aspects of the Stratocaster design – particularly in the range of available vibrato systems and pickup options. Many guitars in this genre use locking vibratos, a mix of high-output single coil and humbucking pickups, and wiring that ranges from very simple to rather complex.

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Price: $1200 CAD
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Collings 290 DC Custom Sunburst, 2016

Collings 290 DC Custom Sunburst, 2016

The Collings 290 DC Custom is, as the name suggests, a custom version of the Collings DC – conceptually similar to the late 1950s Les Paul Special but with humbucking pickups and comfort contours. We can’t recall seeing a Collings guitar that didn’t impress us.  This example is no exception. Collings finishes are among the best nitrocellulose lacquer finishes we see – they have definitely mastered this art.

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Price: $3200 CAD
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Taylor T5Z Custom Koa First Edition, 2013

Taylor T5Z Custom Koa First Edition, 2013

The Taylor T5Z Custom Koa is a slightly smaller version of the very successful Taylor T5. Featuring a figured Koa top, the T5Z Custom aims to cover both acoustic and electric guitar spaces. From its serial number, this Taylor T5z Custom Koa dates to October 5, 2013 and so is one of the earliest T5Z Custom models. This guitar was originally sold by The Twelfth Fret after receiving it as one of the first of the first edition.

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Price: $2750 CAD
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Gibson Firebird Cherry, 2019

Gibson Firebird Cherry, 2019

Built at the Gibson Nashville plant, the new Gibson Firebird closely – but not entirely – follows the original construction concepts of the first Firebirds. Most importantly, this is a neck-through design, with the neck and the body built up of a total of five pieces of Mahogany over their length, and four Walnut strips bracketing the center sections. This multi-piece construction is used to provide extra stability over the long section.

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Price: $2649 CAD
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Harmony Meteor H70 Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1958

Harmony Meteor H70 Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1958

Built from 1958 to 1966, the Harmony Meteor H70 thinline archtop electric was mass produced in Chicago, and popular with many amateur and rising musicians – even appearing on Rolling Stones stages in the hands of Keith Richards. The Meteor H70 was also available as the Meteor H71 – the same guitar, but with a Natural finish instead of sunburst. The largest difference between the Meteor H70 and models like the Rocket H54 is the use of Spruce laminate for the top instead of Maple. This choice gives the guitar a more complex, warmer tone than the Maple top models.

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Price: $1399.99 CAD
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Gibson Les Paul Custom Sunburst, 1979

Gibson Les Paul Custom Sunburst, 1979

Here we’re looking at a Gibson Les Paul Custom Sunburst, dating to March 27 1979 and still built at the historic Kalamazoo plant. It has all the characteristics of the Norlin ownership era, from 1970 to 1983. These include a Maple neck rather than Mahogany, a decreased pitch for the headstock, and a volute behind the truss rod adjuster cavity. These changes were intended to reduce the number of broken headstocks.

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Price: $5150 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Ernie Ball MusicMan Axis SuperSport LTD Rosewood Hardtail, 2008

‼️Reduced‼️ Ernie Ball MusicMan Axis SuperSport LTD Rosewood Hardtail, 2008

Based on a Rosewood-capped Basswood body paired with an asymmetrical, oil-finish birds-eye Maple neck, the Ernie Ball MusicMan Axis SuperSport LTD hard tail delivers straight ahead performance. Here we’re looking at a 2008 model Erie Ball MusicMan Axis Super Sport, built in San Luis Opispo, California. This is an LTD or Limited Edition model featuring an Indian Rosewood cap on a comfort contoured Basswood body, a pair of humbuckers and the optional hard tail bridge

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Price: $1795 CAD
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Douglas Harrison CJ 16 Archtop Guitar, 2019

Douglas Harrison CJ 16 Archtop Guitar, 2019

Here’s an excellent brand new Douglas Harrison CJ 16 custom archtop guitar, in Spruce and Red Maple with a Lollar Gold Foil pickup! The Harrison CJ 16 is a single-cutaway, 16 inch wide archtop with hand-carved top and back plates, as suggested by the ‘CJ’ for ‘Classic Jazz’ name. Top quality Spruce and Red Maple are used for the body, and a three-piece Maple neck carries a Macassar Ebony fingerboard. The body, neck, headstock and pickguard are bound with Roasted Maple, and the bridge and tailpiece are Macassar Ebony. 

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Price: $10900.00 CAD
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PRS Signature Limited Edition, 593 of 1000 Red, 1990

PRS Signature Limited Edition, 593 of 1000 Red, 1990

Here’s a treat – from Stevensville Maryland in 1990, a PRS Signature Limited Edition, number 593 of 1000 – a spectactular guitar in great shape!

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Price: $4999.99 CAD
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PRS Swamp Ash Special Translucent Forest Green, 2003

PRS Swamp Ash Special Translucent Forest Green, 2003

Based on a built up, carved top block of Swamp Ash paired with a bolt on Maple neck, the PRS Swamp Ash Special is a straightforward model. A pair of humbuckers bracket a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rail single coil format pickup, with a pickup selector, master volume and push/pull master tone control providing coil tap options. The PRS vintage trem is installed, and at the head there is a set of PRS locking tuners.

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Price: $1999 CAD
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Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5 HH Bass Burgundy, 2011

Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5 HH Bass Burgundy, 2011

Introduced in 2003 and still in production, the Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo 5 HH Bass features active electronics for its pair of humbucking pickups. At its core, the Bongo bass draws from the classic, proven bolt-on designs developed during the early 1950s. However, it is considerably more advanced and available in 4, 5 and 6 string versions, all with 24 frets. These are very versatile, reliable basses with a huge range.

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Price: $2200 CAD
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Gibson ES 150 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1939

Gibson ES 150 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1939

The Gibson ES 150 was one of the earliest production electric guitars, and perhaps the first successful Electric Spanish – as distinct from Electric Hawaiian – guitars. Built from 1936 to 1956, the Gibson ES 150 is full bodied non-cutaway archtop guitar with a solid Spruce top and Mahogany for the back, sides, neck, body blocks and back bracing; the bridge and bound fingerboard are Rosewood, and for the period, it’s expected that the ‘Brazilian’ is silent. Brazilian Rosewood has become exotic and restricted, but at the time it was very common.

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Price: $5799.99 CAD
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Ibanez AAF207 7-String Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1997

Ibanez AAF207 7-String Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1997

The body of the Ibanez AAF207 7-String is Maple laminate, as is the case for many professional grade cutaway archtop electrics. On the top, the laminate has an outward layer of Spruce, while it’s Flamed Maple for the sides and back. The neck is a three piece design, with outside layers of Mahogany on a Maple center section, and an Ebony fingerboard with three-piece Abalone and Mother of Pearl position markers. The traditional wooden bridge is Ebony, for both cap and base.   

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Price: $2499.99 CAD
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Valley Arts Custom Pro Interlock Neck Burnt Amber, 1987

Valley Arts Custom Pro Interlock Neck Burnt Amber, 1987

This instrument is an early Valley Arts Custom Pro, in the 7/8th size and 25.75 inch scale format and with the ultra rare interlocking neck joint, built during 1987 at the expanded Valley Arts shop in North Hollywood, California. As was the case for many other early Valley Arts guitars, this example was originally purchased and used regularly by a top-rank professional guitarist for many studio and performance engagements. All of the wear on this guitar comes from pro use.

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Price: $4250 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Rickenbacker 4001S Bass FireGlo, 1973

‼️Reduced‼️ Rickenbacker 4001S Bass FireGlo, 1973

This Rickenbacker 4001S Bass Burgundy Glo dates to February of 1973 and was built, like all other Rics, at Rickenbacker’s facility in Santa Ana, California. It has clearly been played and used as intended, and is bright, resonant and crisp. 

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Price: $4299 CAD
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Ernie Ball Music Man Reflex HH Guitar White, 2009

Ernie Ball Music Man Reflex HH Guitar White, 2009

The Ernie Ball Music Man Reflex HH guitar appeared during late 2009 and was built until 2017, when it underwent a number of electronic improvements and became ‘The Game Changer’. Somewhat similar to the Axis line, the Ernie Ball Music Man Reflex HH uses three woods for the body – a Basswood shell, Mahogany tone block, and a Maple cap. The neck is a traditional Maple, with either an integrated Maple fingerboard or a Rosewood slab board.

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Price: $1600 CAD
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Fender Meteora HH Alternate Reality Series Candy Apple Red, 2019

Fender Meteora HH Alternate Reality Series Candy Apple Red, 2019

The Fender Meteora HH is a new, very cool design from the Fender ‘Alternate Reality’ series, a “limited-edition run of models where multiple Fender design clues are mixed and matched within a single instrument”. This line follows the 2018 ‘Parallel Universe’ series. It can be hard to find a new design that not only works in terms of usability and playability, but also looks good. Fender is definitely delivering on all those fronts with the Fender Meteora HH.

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Gibson ES125 D Sunburst, 1957

Gibson ES125 D Sunburst, 1957

Here is a rarity, built only during 1957 and in a quantity of less than 30. While the base model is common, the two pickup Gibson ES125 D is not. Introduced in 1946 as the effects of WW2 wound down, demand rose and materials became available again, the Gibson ES-125 was intended as a student model but has been used by many professionals over the decades. The ES-125 line was discontinued in 1970, though after 1960 or so most of the related models had the ‘T’ or Thinline body that was introduced in 1956.

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Price: $3750 CAD
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Gibson ES235 Gloss Cherry Thinline Electric Guitar, 2019

Gibson ES235 Gloss Cherry Thinline Electric Guitar, 2019

Here’s a brand new model, the Gibson ES235 Gloss thinline arch top, flat back, solid center block electric in translucent Cherry! This is new for 2019 model from Gibson, and it has plenty going for it. Designed and originally built at the now-closed Gibson Memphis plant, this single cutaway, smaller body guitar is built in Nashville, Tennessee. It’s available in Ebony black, Cherry and Sunburst versions.

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Price: $2199 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ F Bass Fretless Bass, Maple and Poplar, 1982

‼️Reduced‼️ F Bass Fretless Bass, Maple and Poplar, 1982

This F Bass Fretless bass uses three woods – Flamed Maple for the neck, Poplar for the wings, and African Blackwood for the fingerboard. It uses a neck-through construction. For hardware, Schaller tuners are at the head, and a Leo Quan Badass bridge with a riser. Electronics are passive and consist of a Aguilar AG4J-HC pickup in the bridge position, paired with a Hi-A (High-Asymmetry) pickup in the neck position. This bass originally shipped with a Seymour Duncan Jazz pickup in the bridge position.

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Price: $1995.00 CAD
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Eastman SB59V Single Cutaway Solidbody Electric, Amber

Eastman SB59V Single Cutaway Solidbody Electric, Amber

Though unequivocally drawn from the classic Les Paul design and in particular the most desirable 1959 models, the Eastman SB59V is not a slavish copy. Many visual differences are clear, including the shapes of the headstock and cutaway. The body is constructed of a carved, Flame maple top laminated to a one-piece Mahogany slab body. A Mahogany neck with a bound Ebony fingerboard is attached via a longish tenon joint. The neck has a vintage style ‘V’ profile.

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Price: $2539 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Rick Turner Renaissance RB4 Fretless Bass, 2000

‼️Reduced‼️ Rick Turner Renaissance RB4 Fretless Bass, 2000

The Rick Turner Renaissance RB4 Standard is one of three trim levels for three RB versions – with 4, 5 or 6 strings, and fretted or unfretted. These are a chambered design, the Standard with Cedar top, and Walnut for the sides and back. The bridge is Rosewood with Bone saddle. The neck is Maple with Indian Rosewood fingerboard and a faux-tortoise head plate and ‘R’ logo. This example dates to approximately 2000.

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Price: $1600 CAD
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Gibson Flying V2 Walnut, 1979

Gibson Flying V2 Walnut, 1979

Here is a rarity – a Gibson Flying V2, one of 157 shipped during 1979, its first and close to last year of production – it was discontinued in 1982!

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Price: $3999.99 CAD
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Douglas Harrison GB Custom Thinline Archtop Sunburst, 2019

Douglas Harrison GB Custom Thinline Archtop Sunburst, 2019

Here is a brand new Douglas Harrison GB Custom with bookmatched, flame Maple top and sunburst finish! Douglas Harrison builds the GB Custom, named after the initial model built for the late Gary Benson, at his shop in Toronto. The GB Custom is a very popular model and shows off Harrison’s skill.

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Price: $6999.99 CAD
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Ernie Ball Music Man Axis SuperSport Translucent Teal, 2001

Ernie Ball Music Man Axis SuperSport Translucent Teal, 2001

This Ernie Ball Axis SuperSport dates to October 26 2001 at the MusicMan plant in San Luis Obispo, California and carries a lovely translucent Teal Maple top and matching headstock; as is usually the case for these models, the Basswood back of the body has a gloss Black finish while the neck is treated with a combination of oil and wax. It is in very good clean condition with very light wear.

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Price: $2000 CAD
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Epiphone Zephyr Regent Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1953

Epiphone Zephyr Regent Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1953

The Epiphone Zephyr Regent is a full body, 17.375 inches wide, built using Maple laminates for the top, back and sides for feedback resistance. The neck is Mahogany with Rosewood for the wooden bridge and bound fingerboard.  The position markers are slotted Mother of Pearl blocks,  perhaps looking forward to the markers found on the later Epiphone Howard Roberts model. 

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Price: $2499.99 CAD
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They’re Back! Hofner HCT-500/1 SB Violin Bass Contemporary Beatle Bass

They're Back! Hofner HCT-500/1 SB Violin Bass Contemporary Beatle Bass

This new HCT-500/1 Violin Bass is made in China, but utilizes the original German made Höfner HS11B ‘Staple-Top’ pick-ups with a control panel that includes 2 volume controls, 2 circuit breakers and Rhythm/Solo switches for volume Boost … like the original issues!

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Price: $1299 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Harmony H54 Guitar and H305A Amp Set, 1960

‼️Reduced‼️  Harmony H54 Guitar and H305A Amp Set, 1960

Here we’re looking at something relatively rare – a Harmony guitar and amp set purchased together around 1960, and from their condition, it looks like they were quickly put away. These two pieces, especially the Harmony H54 guitar, are among the cleanest we’ve seen from that period. The nitrocellulose lacquer finish on Harmony guitars from the 1950s and 1960s was thin, and easily damaged with normal use.

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Price: $1750 CAD
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Gretsch Country Club G6196TSP-2G Archtop Smoke Gray and Violet, 2010

Gretsch Country Club G6196TSP-2G Archtop Smoke Gray and Violet, 2010

The Gretsch Country Club appeared in 1954 as one of Gretsch’s early electric guitars and targeted at the higher end jazz player needing a full size, 17 inch body and solid Spruce top. This model was in production until Gretsch folded in 1981, reappeared between 1995 and 1999 as a US built reissue, and again since 2001 as a pro-line model, Made in Japan by Terada.

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Price: $3000 CAD
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Gretsch G6120 DSW Archtop Electric Guitar Orange, 2009

Gretsch G6120 DSW Archtop Electric Guitar Orange, 2009

Based on early 1950’s models, the Gretsch G6120 DSW Chet Atkins model is probably the iconic Gretsch with its G brand in the top and ‘Western’ motif inlays. A fully hollow guitar with tone bars and a soundpost for support, the DSW designation indicates that Dyna Sonic pickups are installed, and the Western decorations are used. The Gretsch 6120 was very popular and influential after its prototypes were presented in 1954 to Chet Atkins, then a rising and very respected guitarist, session player and producer.

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Price: $2999.99 CAD
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Jon Perry CS Series Semihollow Electric Guitar Sunburst, 2014

Jon Perry CS Series Semihollow Electric Guitar Sunburst, 2014

The Jon Perry CS is a single cutaway, thinline guitar built in Toronto using a Maple top and back set on a Mahogany core. Jon Perry builds in the south western part of downtown Toronto, and builds three basic styles – the CS series, a chambered solidbody creating the impression of a traditional thinline; the AT series, a small bodied archtop guitar; and the S Series of solidbody guitars, often in a ‘T style’ design. He has run his shop since 2014.

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Price: $1800 CAD
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Furlanetto F Bass 6 String Sunburst, 1989

Furlanetto F Bass 6 String Sunburst, 1989

This Furlanetto F Bass 6 String dating to 1989 and built using an Ash body is paired with a one-piece Maple neck and Macassar Ebony fingerboard. The bass is wrapped in a very nicely executed Nitrocellulose Lacquer sunburst finish. Hardware is straightforward for a six string bass – there are six Gotoh tuners with mini bodies at the head and a massive, fully adjustable six saddle bridge.

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Price: $2750 CAD
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Gibson Les Paul Standard Left Handed Black, 1986

Gibson Les Paul Standard Left Handed Black, 1986

Here we have a Gibson Les Paul Standard Left Handed model, in gloss black! Dating to 1986, this example is in overall good condition with a few bumps. Production of left handed Gibson Les Paul models has never been extensive, but does date back to the late 1950’s. There are at least three known, surviving left handed Les Paul Standards built between 1958 and 1960, which indicates how few were really made.

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Price: $2250 CAD
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Gibson Les Paul Studio ‘Les Paul 100’ Manhattan Midnight Blue, 2015

Gibson Les Paul Studio 'Les Paul 100' Manhattan Midnight Blue, 2015

The Gibson Les Paul Studio line delivers all the core features of a Les Paul at a lower price, and this is largely achieved by reducing decoration. The body and neck are not bound, and the Maple top is a ‘B’ grade, which is a visual rating (and it should be noted that many historic ‘Gold Top’ models also used Maple of this grade). However, there’s no skimping on the hardware.

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Price: $999.99 CAD
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National Resolectric Solidbody Resophonic Guitar Sunburst

National Resolectric Solidbody Resophonic Guitar Sunburst

Built in San Luis Obispo California, the National ResoLectric blends the resophonic and solidbody electric guitar concepts,to great success.Very similar in design to the ResoLectric Revolver, the National Resolectric uses the familiar pairing of a flame Maple top on a Mahogany body that’s routed for the resonator and electric pickups, and a bolt-on flame Maple neck with Rosewood fingerboard. The headplate is a faux pearl covering.   

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Price: $3889 CAD
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National ResoPhonic Revolver Resolectric Guitar

National ResoPhonic Revolver Resolectric Guitar

Built in San Luis Obispo California, the National Revolver Resolectric blends the resophonic and solidbody electric guitar concepts,to great success.Very similar in design to the ResoLectric, the National Revolver uses a solid Mahogany body that’s routed for the resonator and electric pickups, and a bolt-on Mahogany neck with Rosewood fingerboard. The headplate is a faux pearl covering.

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Price: $3889 CAD
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Gibson L5CES Archtop Electric Guitar Demonstrator, Crimson 2013

Gibson L5CES Archtop Electric Guitar Demonstrator, Crimson 2013

The Gibson L-5CES is a big guitar, built for use on the largest bandstands. The 17 inch wide body features a carved Spruce top and a carved Flame Maple back. The sides are matching Flame Maple, and the neck is a five-piece design using three Flame Maple sections with a pair of Walnut strips between the joins. The bridge and bound fingerboard are Ebony.

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Price: $9999.99 CAD
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Rickenbacker Ken Roberts Electro Spanish Guitar, 1935

Rickenbacker Ken Roberts Electro Spanish Guitar, 1935

The Ken Roberts model not only has a pickup, the neck is also ‘extended’ to meet the body at the 17th fret, and it has a vibrato tailpiece designed by Doc Kaufman. This exceptionally rare example is in good playing condition. Most people associate the first electric guitars with Leo Fender or the Gibson Les Paul, but the Rickenbacker ‘Frying Pan’ lap steel guitar predated those by almost two decades, appearing in 1931.

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Price: $4500 CAD
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Alhambra Z-Nature CW EZ Student Cutaway Classical Guitar

Alhambra Z-Nature CW EZ Student Cutaway Classical Guitar

The Alhambra Z-Nature CW EZ is part of Alhambra’s Student Cutaway line, intended for advancing students who need a cutaway model for modern repertoire, or for players who want the responsiveness of a nylon string guitar with the versatility of a cutaway. The Alhambra 5P is built with quality solid and laminate woods, and here we’re seeing it with a solid Red Cedar top and laminated Mahogany for the sides, back, and solid Rosewood for the headplate and bridge.

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Alhambra Crossover CS-3 CW E2

Alhambra Crossover CS-3 CW E2

This Alhambra Crossover CS-3 CW E2 is an excellent solution to those who are willing to express modern music with a classy touch.  With a neck of 48 mm and its flexibility of fine quality of Cedar top, this instrument has the versatility of giving you a beautiful sound plugged or unplugged. The elegant design of its headstock will allow musicians to display style and project a sound that matches the look of this amazing instrument.

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Dean Hardtail Limited Edition Purple 30/100, 2001

Dean Hardtail Limited Edition Purple 30/100, 2001

Introduced in 2001, the Dean HardTail is one of the less common Dean models. Not as wild as some of Dean Zelinsky’s designs, the HardTail is a straight ahead but classy guitar. Dean Zelinsky founded his company in 1976 in Chicago, Illinois and began producing guitars using inventive and radical shapes. THese often drew on designs such as the Explorer and Flying V, but only as a starting point; they were much more visually arresting in terms of shapes and finishes. Dean guitars quickly became popular with major acts on the world’s largest stages.

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Price: $2500 CAD
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Paquet Esperanto 18 Archtop Guitar Cedar, 2018

Paquet Esperanto 18 Archtop Guitar Cedar, 2018

The Paquet Esperanto 18 X-braced top is carved Cedar and the guitar is built to allow the top unrestricted vibration. The soft Maple used for the sides, back and neck are from one tree and have been curing since 1998. The sides are double walled, Maple and Pine, with a thickness reaching nearly 1/2 inch, providing stiffness and support for the top and back.

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Price: $3999.99 CAD
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Fender Player Jaguar Bass Tidepool Blue 2018

Fender Player Jaguar Bass Tidepool Blue 2018

Here’s a cool new bass from Fender’s Player Series – the Fender Player Jaguar Bass. It’s built in Corona, Mexico and is affordably priced new take on a P-J bass with an offset body!
This new design starts with proven principles that deliver reliability and tonal versatility. A one-piece Maple neck is paired with an offset Alder body, and a P-J pickup set – that’s a Precision Bass style pickup, with a Jazz Bass bridge pickup with individual volume and master tone controls- handles the electronics. A fully adjustable Fender bridge and open-gear tuners complete the hardware.

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Price: $849 CAD
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Ibanez Artcore Expressionist Vintage Archtop Electric, 2018

Ibanez Artcore Expressionist Vintage Archtop Electric, 2018

The Artcore Expressionist uses a fully hollow body with arched top and back, with a laminated Spruce top (the ES-175 uses laminate maple here) paired with laminated Flame maple for the back and sides. The neck is a 3-piece Maple and Mahogany design with a bound Ebony fingerboard, and block position markers of Acrylic.

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Price: $879.99 CAD
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Epiphone Granada E444T Thinline Archtop Sunburst, 1965

Epiphone Granada E444T Thinline Archtop Sunburst, 1965

The Epiphone Granada E444T is much like the Gibson ES-125T, and was built in the Gibson Kalamazoo plant from 1962 to 1970. A non-cutaway thinline archtop, the Granada E444T has a large plastic plate that mounts the controls and a Melody Maker style single coil pickup. The sunburst nitrocellulose lacquer finish has faded nicely, and there is natural checking around the instrument. There are a few small dings and scratches on the back, but otherwise it is in good condition.

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Price: $1550 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Alastair Miller Barncaster, Rosewood on Barnboard 2018

‼️Reduced‼️ Alastair Miller Barncaster, Rosewood on Barnboard 2018

The Miller Barncaster is a take on the classic Tele design appearing in a number of variations. This Alastair Miller Barncaster, Rosewood on Barn board model was created in Alastair Miller’s shop using a barnboard core capped with Indian Rosewood and a Cocobolo neck, and custom wound Miller Pig Farmer pickups. The bridge pickup measures 7.4K ohms, the bridge 8.5K ohms. The other components are also top quality CTS pots with vintage era cap, and Switchcraft jack and switch.   The pickguard is lacquered Bakelite.  

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Price: $3799.99 CAD
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Ibanez RGA1X6FM 1P-01, 2018

Ibanez RGA1X6FM 1P-01, 2018

One of the most recognizable and distinctive guitars in the world, the RG is a true Ibanez original. It’s been making its mark on rock n’ roll history for over three decades and continues to evolve and grow as an industry leader. The Ibanez RGA1X6FM — a solid body specifically built to handle the heaviest, most physically demanding music you can conjure up.

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Charvel San Dimas Pro-Mod Style 1 Trans Black, 2014

Charvel San Dimas Pro-Mod Style 1 Trans Black, 2014

Hot-rodded for unparalleled performance, versatile sound and exquisite style, the Charvel San Dimas Pro-Mod Style 1 guitar is packed with classic playability and innovative design elements that have made Charvel a legendary name in high-performance guitars.

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Price: $1179 CAD
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Gretsch ’59 Silver Jet G6129T-59 Silver Sparkle

Gretsch '59 Silver Jet G6129T-59 Silver Sparkle

The Gretsch ’59 Silver Jet is a very cool guitar, with all the late-50’s trappings – Bigsby, TV Jones Classic Filter’Tron based pickups, and a standout silver sparkle finish! The Gretsch Jet is an under-rated guitar, but has appeared on many hit recordings. Chet Atkins used one on many classic recordings, and the first few Beatles albums feature George Harrison with his Jet.

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Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid Parallel Universe Limited Edition Sunburst

Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid Parallel Universe Limited Edition Sunburst

The Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid was the first instrument from the new limited edition Parallel Universe collection, melding together the best parts of two or more guitars.  This great guitar uses a slightly modified Ash Telecaster body – adding comfort conours – and adds a Strat type Maple neck, and Strat type hardware.

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Price: $2599.99 CAD
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Taylor 914ce V-Class Grand Auditorium Steel String Guitar

Taylor 914ce V-Class Grand Auditorium Steel String Guitar

The Taylor 914ce V-Class is a spectacular guitar, delivering top shelf performance in a beautifully crafted package. Pairing Sitka Spruce with Indian Rosewood for the sides and back, and Mahogany with Ebony for the bound fingerboard, headplate and body binding, the Taylor 914ce V-Class also sports the new Ascension inlay pattern, plus soundhole and body outlines, in a Paua and Mother of Pearl.   For added comfort, the lower bass bout features a Laskin-style armrest, using Ebony.  

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Price: $6499 CAD
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Kay ‘TrueTone’ Speed Demon K573 Thinline Sunburst, 1962

Kay 'TrueTone' Speed Demon K573 Thinline Sunburst, 1962

Beyond the TrueTone name, this is a Kay K537 model, with an arched top and back body made of laminated Maple, a bolt on Maple neck with bound Rosewood fingerboard and brass frets, floating Rosewood bridge, trapeze tailpiece, and Kluson Deluxe single-line tuners. The original pickguard is intact and included.

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Price: $1499.99 CAD
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Gretsch G5622T Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with Bigsby, Georgia Green

Gretsch G5622T Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with Bigsby, Georgia Green

The new Gretsch G5622T Electromatic® Center Block Double-Cut with Bigsby® in a Georgia Green metallic finish, sporting Super Hilo’Tron™ pickups features a chambered spruce center block for dynamic resonance, high gain power and lightweight comfort. As part of the Electromatic line, the Gretsch G5622T is built in Korea by Samick, with great results.  The build quality, fit and finish and fretwork are all top notch. 

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Price: $1099 CAD
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Gibson Les Paul Standard Blueberry Burst, 2019

Gibson Les Paul Standard Blueberry Burst, 2019

The new 2019 Gibson Les Paul Standard features the popular asymmetrical Slim Taper neck profile with Ultra-Modern weight relief for increased comfort and playability. Impeccable looks are highlighted by the powerful tonewood combination of mahogany back and carved maple AAA figured top.

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Gibson ES-335 TDC Dot Neck Thinline Cherry, 1961

Gibson ES-335 TDC Dot Neck Thinline Cherry, 1961

Introduced in 1958, the Gibson ES-335 was one of the most significant guitar innovations and examples like this 1961 dot neck model are rare. Aimed at jazz players needing to play on ever-louder stages, the ES-335 had to provide arch-top tonality with feedback resistance. This wonderful example dates to 1961 and was built at the historic Kalamazoo, Michigan Gibson plant. It is a TDC model – Thin body, Dual pickup, Cherry finish.

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Price: $31999.99 CAD
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‼️SALE‼️ Gretsch G6112TCB-WF Limited Edition Falcon Jr. White, 2016

‼️SALE‼️ Gretsch G6112TCB-WF Limited Edition Falcon Jr. White, 2016

This Gretsch G6112TCB-WF Limited Edition Falcon Jr. in Vintage White, is a great little guitar and is a new model. Blending influences from three sources – the classic Gretsch White Falcon, the Jet body design, and the new Gretsch Players models. Aside from being very flashy, this is a great playing and sounding guitar.
Every once in a while, something built as a promotional item for an industry trade show really takes off, gets more intention than expected and is put into production. This was the case with the 1954 Gretsch White Falcon, intended to show off the elegance and quality of the Gretsch electric archtop line at the 1954 NAMM trade show in California.

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Price: $4249 CAD
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Gibson Modern Double Cut Standard Heritage Cherry Burst, 2018

Gibson Modern Double Cut Standard Heritage Cherry Burst, 2018

This new model Gibson Modern Double Cut Standard, draws from the earlier double cut designs that other brands successfully copied – is built at the Gibson shop in Nashville, Tennessee. The traditional elements are all here – the mahogany body and neck, the body with a carved figured maple cap, the neck with a bound rosewood fingerboard and pearloid trapezoidal markers, ’57 Classic humbucking pickups with tune-o-matic bridge and stop tailpiece, and Grover Roto-Matic tuners.

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Schecter PT Apocalypse Solidbody Guitar, Rust Grey – 2018

Schecter PT Apocalypse Solidbody Guitar, Rust Grey - 2018

The Schecter PT Apocalypse clearly draws from one of the most modified and modifiable instrument designs, the Fender Telecaster. Thousands of players have modified Teles to suit their own needs, and that sparked an entire industry in after-market parts. David Schecter was part of that original wave of parts suppliers, providing custom necks, bodies, bridges and other parts.  This is not just a hot guitar, it’s very well thought out and well built and could well turn out to be as extremely versatile as the originals.

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Price: $1449 CAD
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Gibson Firebird Studio 2017 T Pelham Blue

Gibson Firebird Studio 2017 T Pelham Blue

The Gibson Firebird Studio 2017 T is a new version of the ‘reverse’ body Firebird, using set neck construction and standard humbucking pickups. Available in Pelham Blue and Vintage Burst, this is a great alternative to an SG. The first Firebirds appeared in 1963 in the ‘Reverse’ body shape – referring to the lower, treble cutaway ‘horn’ being longer than the usual bass side, and with neck-through construction.

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Price: $1449 CAD
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Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR Lambo Orange, 2018

Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR Lambo Orange, 2018

The Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder with Floyd Rose is a purpose built guitar – shredding! It’s got everything that a shredding guitar basically needs, hot pickups, full access to the frets, and a locking trem system.

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Price: $650 CAD
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Gibson ES-335TD Thinline Archtop with Coil Tap Natural, 1979

Gibson ES-335TD Thinline Archtop with Coil Tap Natural, 1979

The Gibson ES-335TD – Two pickup, Double cutaway – was a hit from its appearance in the late 1950. In one stroke it combined the best of solidbody and archtop guitars in a classy package.

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Price: $3500 CAD
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Relish Swiss Mary Wood Bloody Solidbody Guitar, 2018

Relish Swiss Mary Wood Bloody Solidbody Guitar, 2018

Fairly new on the scene, Relish Swiss guitars are designed built in Switzerland, a little northwest of Lucerne. They are innovative in both design and choice of non-traditional materials and assembly methods.

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Price: $3099 CAD
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Ibanez AZ2402 Prestige Solidbody Electric Tri Fade Burst Flat, 2018

Ibanez AZ2402 Prestige Solidbody Electric Tri Fade Burst Flat, 2018

The Ibanez AZ2402 Prestige, part of the new AZ line, again demonstrates the progression of Ibanez towards top quality instruments. This professional-grade guitar features a very nicely contoured Alder body, Roasted Maple neck, Stainless Steel frets, with Gotoh and Seymour Duncan hardware. We have been fans of Ibanez guitars for many years, and are very pleased to carry these new models.  Seen here in the Tri-Fade Burst Flat finish, the Ibanez AZ2402 Prestige is also available in Ice Blue Metallic.  The original molded hard-shell case is included.

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Price: $2499.99 CAD
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Fender Stratocaster Elite Sunburst 1983

Fender Stratocaster Elite Sunburst 1983

Here’s a rare bird – from 1983, a Fender Stratocaster Elite in sunburst. This model was built only in 1983 and 1984, and introduced a number of new features and hardware pieces. Most visible of these are the short-lived FreeFlyte knife-edge trem, and the pushbutton pickup selectors. New pickups were installed, and the output jack went on the side – in this case, a Neutrix locking jack. With the three pickup switches, all pickup combinations are available. Not so immediately apparent is the routing. From the top, this guitar looks very much like a Stratocaster. But if you turn it over, you see that there is no cover, or route, for the trem springs, just a small plate covering access to the output jack wiring.

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Price: $2000 CAD
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National Reso-Phonic Pioneer RP1 Chipped Ivory 2018

National Reso-Phonic Pioneer RP1 Chipped Ivory 2018

We’ve received a brand-new National Reso-Phonic Pioneer RP1 semi-hollow electric in a fabulous Chipped Ivory finish! These are great guitars with unmistakable tone and the solid build quality expected from a National Reso-Phonic guitar. The neck is maple with ebony fingerboard, and the body is semi-hollow finished steel. The Lollar P-90 in the neck position provides a warm, fat tone and the piezo element in the bridge accurately reproduces the resonator tone. Active circuity rounds it out.

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Price: $4249 CAD
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Duesenberg Starplayer TV Phonic Thinline Archtop Electric

Duesenberg Starplayer TV Phonic Thinline Archtop Electric

The Duesenberg Starplayer TV Phonic Thinline Archtop Electric is a semi hollow, dual pickup, 22 fret electric thinline guitar, featuring arched top and flat back, bent sides, gold plated hardware and a 648mm (25.5 inch) scale.
With the Starplayer TV Phonic in an all-over bright Venetian White we are continuing our vision of truly independent hardware design. As the first model in our Starplayer TV line it features our new spectacular ‘Phonico’ pickup covers and the 4-way rotary pickup selector placed at the cutaway.

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Price: $3849 CAD
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Gibson Firebird T Vintage Sunburst 2017

Gibson Firebird T Vintage Sunburst 2017

This new Gibson Firebird T Vintage Sunburst  – The Twelfth Fret is one of the best renditions of the model that I’ve seen,  with great build quality and changes to the hardware that improve the instrument as a whole.
The very first versions of the Firebird appeared in 1963 and used a neck-through-body design. In this design, the neck was one piece of wood extending the full length of the instrument.

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Price: $1699 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Turner Model 1 Electric Guitar, 2013

❌SOLD❌ Turner Model 1 Electric Guitar, 2013

The first Turner Model 1 guitar was built for Lindsay Buckingham at the height of Fleetwood Mac’s career, and it appeared on massive hits. Using a mahogany body with maple neck and a unique rotatable pickup, this guitar was based on an 1835 Stauffer body shape. Rick Turner has founded a number of companies, including Alembic, worked for companies like Gibson and run his own shop.

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Price: $2500 CAD
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2017 Duesenberg Paloma Semi-Solid Electric Red-Sparkle

2017 Duesenberg Paloma Semi-Solid Electric Red-Sparkle

The Duesenberg Paloma is an eye-catching, versatile and very capable instrument, and this one comes with a Red-Sparkle finish!

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Price: $3199 CAD
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Godin Acousticaster Thinline Electric-Acoustic Guitar, 2017

Godin Acousticaster Thinline Electric-Acoustic Guitar, 2017

The Godin Acousticaster is the natural progression of an original idea from Chet Atkins, who needed an acoustic guitar that wouldn’t feed back at stage volumes. The first models were the Gibson Chet Atkins Cutaway Electric Classical, which used a heavy, chambered mahogany body with spruce top and a six-element piezo bridge pickup.

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Price: $1295 CAD
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Schecter Keith Merrow KM-6 Trans White

Schecter Keith Merrow KM-6 Trans White

The Schecter Keith Merrow KM-6 is a solidbody, neck through design with ebony compound radius fingerboard ands a pair of splittable humbuckers. The top cap is nicely flamed maple, on swamp ash wings and a maple center neck core. The neck also features large frets, carbon fibre stiffening rods and glow in the dark position markers! The finish is a trans white on the top and peghead front, with the rest a satin black.

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Price: $1379 CAD
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Schecter Keith Merrow KM-6 MK-II Natural Pearl

Schecter Keith Merrow KM-6 MK-II Natural Pearl

Schecter Keith Merrow Guitars are in stock! The Schecter KM-6-MKII is a solidbody, through-neck with ebony fingerboard ands a pair of splittable humbuckers.

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Price: $1849 CAD
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2016 Gretsch G6122T Player’s Edition Country Gentleman

2016 Gretsch G6122T Player's Edition Country Gentleman

One of the true classic guitars that’s appeared on countless stages and recordings, the Gretsch Country Gentleman has been updated in the Player’s Edition.

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Duesenberg Paloma Solidbody Electric Guitar, Narvik Blue

Duesenberg Paloma Solidbody Electric Guitar, Narvik Blue

The Duesenberg Paloma is a solidbody, three pickup guitar, featuring an alder body, short Duesenberg Radiator Tremola and a 22 fret 648mm scale set neck.

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Price: $3199 CAD
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Godin Session Guitars

Godin Session Guitars

The Godin Session delivers whether the music goes from rock to blues to country. The Session is a great guitar with versatility and style.

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SOLD!!! Godin Summit Classic CT

SOLD!!! Godin Summit Classic CT

The Godin Summit Classic CT is a versatile rock guitar featuring a beautiful sculpted maple Carved Top and a chambered Spanish Cedar body.

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Godin A8 Mandolin

Godin A8 Mandolin

The Godin A8 mandolin mixes traditional tone woods with modern design concepts and electronics. The two-chamber body is routed from a solid block of mahogany and capped with a solid spruce top. The top is voiced with a unique combination of X and fan bracing that produces exceptional sound and projection even when played acoustically.

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Price: $950 CAD
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Duesenberg Caribou Thinline

Duesenberg Caribou Thinline

The new Duesenberg Caribou thinline electric takes its cues from the American west and is inspired by iconic surf riffs and the classics 60’s sounds.

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Price: $2850 CAD
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Duesenberg Fullerton TV

Duesenberg Fullerton TV

The new Duesenberg Fullerton TV is named after two things – their new US office in Fullerton, California and Gibson’s vintage TV white finish.

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Price: $3599 CAD
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John Page Classic Guitars

John Page Classic Guitars

John Page was the founder of the Fender Custom shop and built many special, one off instruments for top end players including Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, and Pete Townsend. Now running his own company, John Page incorporates many of improvements to these classic designs. Based on the classic Stratocaster design, the John Page Classic Ashburn features staggered tuners, John Page Bloodline pickups, threaded neck bolts, a contoured heel, bass-side position markers for better visibility, and a snap-in trem arm.

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Price: $1940 CAD
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Eastman 405E Archtop Electric

Eastman 405E Archtop Electric

This cool Eastman 405E just came in the door! Similar in construction to the Eastman 403CE, the 405 is a non-cutaway archtop with a 16 inch body and a P-90 pickup.

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Price: $1170 CAD
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Danelectro Baby Sitar

Danelectro Baby Sitar

The Danelectro Electic Sitar and Danelectro Baby SItar were in some ways the most successful of their design – they was the sound of the sitar on many hit records during the 1960’s to the 80’s. They were also two of the very few of that design.

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Price: $739 CAD
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Danelectro 12 String Electric Guitar

Danelectro 12 String Electric Guitar

Just in and brand new! The Danelectro 12 String Electric Guitar takes a page from the historic Danelectro instruments that appeared on so many records and stages, and adds modern features like a fully adjustable and tunable bridge.

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Price: $629 CAD
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Gibson ES-Les Paul White Top – Available in Black

Gibson ES-Les Paul White Top - Available in Black

Just in – a brand new, limited-run Gibson ES-Les Paul White Top! Blending the features of the Les Paul and the ES-335, the ES-Les Paul delivers as a comfortably light, resonant and rocking guitar.

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Price: $3149 CAD
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Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty – NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty - NO LONGER AVAILABLE

The Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty is a major departure from the usual Ernie Ball Music Man design. This instrument is not based on a bolt-on maple neck design; rather, it’s a through-neck construction using Honduran mahogany coupled with an ebony fingerboard as the neck material, with maple-capped basswood for the body.

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Price: $3999.99 CAD
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Gibson Les Paul Axcess Standard

Gibson Les Paul Axcess Standard

Few people realize it, but the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville has quietly released the most substantial, practical, and useful modernization of the Les Paul guitar: the Les Paul Axcess Standard.

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Collings City Limits CL Deluxe

Collings City Limits CL Deluxe

It’s the little things that really makes Collings electric guitars stand out … the painstaking thin gloss finish, intensely figured carved maple cap, the slanted neck heel & refined contour, the custom Lollar pickups, the matching grained ivoroid tuner buttons, trim rings & control knobs, the Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. It’s the little things that add up to a significantly superior musical instrument!

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Collings I-35 Deluxe

Collings I-35 Deluxe

Hey, somebody has to be at the top of the heap … numero uno … the cream of the crop. Once again Bill Collings has taken a time-tested guitar design and refined it to the point of perfection. Most players, including myself, thought that the double cutaway thinline semi-hollow electric guitar had evolved as far as it was going to ever go, until this Texas guitar builder took it to the finish line with his I-35 Deluxe!

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