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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Memphis ES-345 1964 Reissue Sea Foam Green, 2016

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Memphis ES-345 1964 Reissue Sea Foam Green, 2016

Here we have an excellent condition Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 Reissue in an unusual Sea Foam Green finish, built during 2016. The full name of this model is “ES456416SGNH1”, which translates to “Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 Reissue – Sea Foam Green”. The Gibson ES-345 and the top of the line ES-355 were introduced in 1959, following the very successful launch of the innovative, semi-solid thinline ES-335.

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Price: $6,252.00 CAD $6,875.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Fender Thinline Telecaster Olympic White, 1998

⚌Reduced‼   Fender Thinline Telecaster Olympic White, 1998

The Fender Thinline Telecaster was introduced in 1969 as a design by Roger Rossmeisl, who had done major work for Rickenbacker. There have been a few versions of this model, and this particular 1998 example seems to me one of the best ever.

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Price: $1,699.99 CAD $2,100.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Brian Moore DC/1P Custom Shop Sea Foam Green, 2001

⚌Reduced‼ Brian Moore DC/1P Custom Shop Sea Foam Green, 2001

This is a Brian Moore DC/1P Custom Shop with a fabulous quilted top and Sea Foam Green finish, built during 2001 in LaGrange, New York. Based on the classic single-cut design, the Brian Moore DC/1P features a carved, Quilted Maple cap on a Mahogany body, a Mahogany set neck, Indian Rosewood fingerboard with custom Mother of Pearl inlays, Maple bindings, Quilted Maple head plate and gold plated hardware.

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Price: $2,199.99 CAD $2,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Cole Clark FL1A/12 12 String Natural, 2008

⚌Reduced‼ Cole Clark FL1A/12 12 String Natural, 2008

Built in Melbourne, Australia, the Cole Clark FL1A/12 features solid wood construction with sustainably sourced, local wood species. Cole Clark, like Maton, typically use indigenous woods wherever possible. The company was founded in 2001 by Brad Clark, who worked for Maton from 1990 to 2001. The company offers a number of unique instruments including the Violap, a lap steel guitar influenced by the Weissenborn design.

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Price: $999.99 CAD $1,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Framus Diablo Supreme Natural, 2010

⚌Reduced‼ Framus Diablo Supreme Natural, 2010

This is a Framus Diablo Supreme in Satin natural finish, built during 2010 in the Warwick shops at Markneukirchen Bavaria. Though the designation didn’t exist when this example was built, Framus soon after identified these guitars as Masterbuilt. This guitar is in very good, clean condition and features an AAA-grade book matched Maple cap on a Mahogany body and a Mahogany neck with Indian Rosewood fingerboard.

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Price: $2,199.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson R8 Les Paul Standard Cherry Burst 2007

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson R8 Les Paul Standard Cherry Burst 2007

The Gibson R8 Les Paul Standard is a faithful re-creation of the early, legendary Burst models that featured the then-newly invented humbucking pickups. Introduced in late 1957, these new ‘Standard’ models also replaced the original metallic gold top finish with a sunburst. The Les Paul Custom also carried the new hardware, but kept its black finish and gold hardware.

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Price: $4,499.99 CAD $4,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Les Paul Standard Honey Burst, 2011

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Les Paul Standard Honey Burst, 2011

The Gibson Les Paul Standard from 2011 is a bit different from a number of other years, based on a chambered Mahogany body. At 8 pounds, this is one of the lightest Les Paul Standards around – and it looks great. Dating to March 09, 2011 and built in Nashville, this Gibson Les Paul Standard with Honey Burst finish looks a lot like a lovely early Burst with a nicely but not wildly flamed bookmatched Maple top.

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Price: $2,600.00 CAD $2,799.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Larrivee LV-05E Cutaway Mahogany Natural, 2006

⚌Reduced‼ Larrivee LV-05E Cutaway Mahogany Natural, 2006

Built in 2006, this is a Larrivee LV-05E in very good, clean condition. Part of the Select Series, this model pairs a Sitka Spruce top with Mahogany for the sides, back and neck, with Ebony for the bridge and fingerboard. This model includes a factory stock L R Baggs I-Mix Notch pickup and pre-amp set; power is provided by a standard 9v battery located under the pop-out pre-amp.

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Price: $2,500.00 CAD $3,000.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Furch G23-CB Cutaway Steel String African Blackwood, 2017

⚌Reduced‼ Furch G23-CB Cutaway Steel String African Blackwood, 2017

Here we’re looking at a Furch G23-CB steel string acoustic guitar built in the early part of 2017. The model number identifies this instrument as having a Grand Auditorium body, part of the now-discontinued ’23’ series, with Cedar top and African Blackwood sides and back.

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Price: $1,999.99 CAD $2,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Wren 8-String Cutaway Acoustic Natural, 1989

⚌Reduced‼ Wren 8-String Cutaway Acoustic Natural, 1989

Here’s another rarity – a David Wren 8-String cutaway steel string acoustic guitar, built in Toronto during 1989. Now retired, David Wren worked with Jean Larrivee in the mid 1970s and, along with others from the same group like William ‘Grit’ Laskin and Linda Manzer, became one of the premiere Canadian guitar builders. For some years he was a partner at The Twelfth Fret.

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Price: $2,500.00 CAD $3,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Larrivee LV-05E Lefty Natural, 2004

⚌Reduced‼ Larrivee LV-05E Lefty Natural, 2004

This a Larrivee LV-05E Lefty in very good, clean condition. Part of the Select Series, this model pairs a Sitka Spruce top with Mahogany for the sides, back and neck, with Ebony for the bridge and fingerboard. This model includes a factory stock L R Baggs pickup and pre-amp set; power is provided by a standard 9v battery placed on the neck block.

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Price: $2,500.00 CAD $3,000.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ DK Essence Steel String Acoustic Guitar, 2020

⚌Reduced‼ DK Essence Steel String Acoustic Guitar, 2020

From Dmitry Kulakov in Ottawa Ontario, the DK Essence model is based on his slope-shouldered, X-braced ‘Cleopatra’ body, but with a DK custom bridge and tailpiece. The top of the DK Essence is Master-grade Red Cedar with a water-based lacquer finish. The sides, back, headplate, tailpiece and Rosette inserts are figured
Black Walnut.

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Price: $2,400.00 CAD $2,900.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1980

⚌Reduced‼  Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1980

This Sergei de Jonge Classical guitar was built during 1980 in Toronto, following de Jonge’s return to Canada from a year in Holland and creation of a new workshop. Having learned guitar building in Toronto during the years 1969 to 1971 from Jean Larrivee and Edgar Monch via Eli Kassner, and then a year with Patt Lister in Collingwood, this de Jonge classical shows these strong influences.

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Price: $3,250.00 CAD $4,000.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Les Paul Signature Thinline Gold Top, 1973

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Les Paul Signature Thinline Gold Top, 1973

Introduced during 1973 and built until 1979 – the Norlin era – the Gibson Les Paul Signature Thinline Gold Top, is a rarity, and as a guitar has never been re-issued in any form. We have seen in-person one other example, during the 1980s, in The Twelfth Fret repair shop. Approximately 1,400 Gold Top models were built, and under 100 in Sunburst. It was also available as a bass. This model uses the construction of an ES-335, but its asymmetrical body has approximately the top half of a 335 and the bottom half of a Les Paul.

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Price: $4,750.00 CAD $6,000.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Collings D2H-ASB Adirondack Sunburst Dreadnought, 2011

⚌Reduced‼ Collings D2H-ASB Adirondack Sunburst Dreadnought, 2011

One of the best examples of the Dreadnought design available, this Collings D2H-ASB Adirondack Sunburst is in very good, clean condition, built during 2011 in Austin, Texas. This D2H-ASB model features Adirondack Spruce for the top and bracing, East Indian Rosewood for the sides, back and head plate, Honduran Mahogany for the body blocks and neck, and Ebony for the bridge and fingerboard.

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Price: $5,650.00 CAD $6,250.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Larrivee LV-09E Rosewood Artist Series, 2006

⚌Reduced‼ Larrivee LV-09E Rosewood Artist Series, 2006

This Larrivee LV-09E was built during late 2006, and is in great shape with a factory-stock L.R. Baggs Anthem pickup system! Drawing from classical guitar building roots, the L-body provides a full, even harmonic representation with plenty of volume and articulation. The ‘V’ indicates a rounded Venetian style cutaway. The top is Sitka Spruce, paired with Indian Rosewood for the sides and back. The body blocks and neck are Mahogany, while the bridge and bound fingerboard are Ebony.

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Price: $2,500.00 CAD $3,000.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Collings CJ MH A SS SB Short Scale Steel String Guitar Sunburst, 2008

⚌Reduced‼ Collings CJ MH A SS SB Short Scale Steel String Guitar Sunburst, 2008

The Collings CJ is a take on the classic ‘Gibson style’ slope-shouldered dreadnought guitar, one of the two most successful large-body designs – the other being the ‘Martin style’ square shoulder. These two designs both date to the early ears of the 20th century, with the guitars Martin built for the Ditson company from around 1916.

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Price: $4,999.99 CAD $5,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Epiphone Supernova Manchester Blue, 2005

⚌Reduced‼ Epiphone Supernova Manchester Blue, 2005

Influenced heavily by the Sheraton used by Noel Gallagher in Oasis, the Epiphone Supernova was built from 1997 to 2005, with a signature pickguard and features making it the Noel Gallagher Supernova. It was available in a variety of finishes including the Manchester Blue seen here, and a custom Union Jack graphic.

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Price: $1,350.00 CAD $1,650.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Chet Atkins Tennessean Wine Red, 1996

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Chet Atkins Tennessean Wine Red, 1996

The late, great Chet Atkins was closely associated with Gretsch guitars, but after Gretsch closed models like the Gibson Chet Atkins Tennessean appeared. The Gibson Chet Atkins Tennessean is a single cutaway, thinline archtop electric, with a solid center block to deter feedback. This was a feature that Chet had long sought from Gretsch, and the closest they would come to that was the late 1950’s Trestle bracing. In structure, this model has many similarities to Gibson ES thinline semi-hollows.

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Price: $4,050.00 CAD $4,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Taylor 655ce 12-String Jumbo Amber Natural, 1998

⚌Reduced‼ Taylor 655ce 12-String Jumbo Amber Natural, 1998

Following in the steps of jumbo bodied 12-strings, the Taylor 655ce 12-String cutaway electric features a Flame Maple body with a Sitka Spruce top. Built from 1998 to 2013, the Taylor 655ce 12-string is a cutaway Jumbo bodied instrument, reflecting classic models like the Guild F-512.

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Price: $2,800.00 CAD $3,199.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Martin & Coupa Guitar, 1840s

⚌Reduced‼ Martin & Coupa Guitar, 1840s

Here is another rarity – an 1840’s Martin & Coupa guitar, built in Nazareth PA for John Coupa at 385 Broadway (Upstairs!) in New York. It is extraordinary that an instrument like this Martin & Coupa guitar could be in all original and playable condition, complete with its original “coffin” case, over 160 years after its production! To give a little chronological perspective, this instrument would have been delivered to its first owner by stagecoach and riverboat 20 years before the American Civil War.

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Price: $26,999.99 USD $30,000.00 USD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Memphis ESDT-335 Figured Natural, 2012

⚌Reduced‼  Gibson Memphis ESDT-335 Figured Natural, 2012

Here’s a very nicely figured and very good condition Gibson Memphis ESDT-335 in gloss natural finish, dated to Jul 11 2012 at the now-closed Gibson Memphis plant. The Gibson Memphis ESDT-335 is a slight variation on the standard ES-335, with the ‘ES’ standing as always for ‘Electric Spanish’. ‘Spanish’ refers to how the guitar is held and played, with one of the few other primary designations being ‘EH’ for ‘Electric Hawaiian’.

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Price: $3,850.00 CAD $4,299.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ CFox SJX Small Jumbo Guitar by Charles Fox Natural, 2002

⚌Reduced‼  CFox SJX Small Jumbo Guitar by Charles Fox Natural, 2002

This CFox SJX, is a ‘Small Jumbo with Vintage X Brace’, production model built under the supervision of luthier Charles Fox in Healdsburg, California. It was sold new in February 2003 at The Twelfth Fret and is in overall good condition. This instrument features a Sitka Spruce top, Indian Rosewood sides and back, Mahogany body blocks and neck, and Ebony fingerboard and bridge. An L R Baggs pickup system has been installed, with the volume control on the bass edge of the sound hole.

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Price: $1,850.00 CAD $2,000.00 CAD
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Fender Precision Bass Sunburst, 1967

Fender Precision Bass Sunburst, 1967

Here is one of the cleanest vintage Fender Precision Basses we’ve seen in a while, dating to 1967 and with its original case, bridge and pickup covers. The Fender Precision Bass, introduced in late 1951 as a logical progression from Fender’s guitar design, has been hands down one of the most influential musical instrument designs in history.

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Price: $7,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ GW Barry OM Bearclaw and Brazilian Rosewood, 2007

⚌Reduced‼ GW Barry OM Bearclaw and Brazilian Rosewood, 2007

Here is a lovely GW Barry OM style guitar from 2007 featuring a Bearclaw-figured Sitka Spruce top and Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. GW Barry has been building for decades, including some time working in Jean Larrivee’s shops in Vancouver and Victoria, BC. His work is top notch, in terms of construction and tonal output.

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Price: $6,350.00 CAD $6,850.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Oskar Graf Baritone Fan-Fret Guitar, 2017

⚌Reduced‼  Oskar Graf Baritone Fan-Fret Guitar, 2017

Here is a very unusual and very good instrument – an Oskar Graf baritone fan-fret classical guitar, built during 2017 at Graf’s shop in Clarendon, Ontario. Oskar Graf is a well-respected luthier who has been building for many ears, and is now approaching retirement. His skills are well demonstrated here.

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Price: $6,999.99 CAD $7,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1981

⚌Reduced‼ Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1981

This Sergei de Jonge Classical guitar was built during 1981 in Toronto, following de Jonge’s return to Canada from a year in Holland and creation of a new workshop. Having learned guitar building in Toronto during the years 1969 to 1971 from Jean Larrivee and Edgar Monch via Eli Kassner, and then a year with Patt Lister in Collingwood, this de Jonge classical shows these strong influences.

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Price: $2,500.00 CAD $2,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Fender American Series Telecaster Maple Neck Sunburst, 2000

⚌Reduced‼  Fender American Series Telecaster Maple Neck Sunburst, 2000

The Fender American Series Telecaster was built from 2000 to 2007, renamed from (and then back to!) the American Standard Telecaster. It presents many of the best improvements to this venerable design. Leo Fender’s design, quickly becoming the Telecaster, has arguably been one of the most successful and influential musical instruments ever. It has been in continuous production since the early 1950’s, with really only relatively minor changes and improvements.

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Price: $1,550.00 CAD $1,699.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Fender Antigua Telecaster Crafted in Japan, 2002 – 2004

⚌Reduced‼  Fender Antigua Telecaster Crafted in Japan, 2002 - 2004

Crafted for Fender Japan, this Fender Antigua Telecaster dates to 2002-2004 and was built by Tokai Gakki in Hammamatsu. Not many of these were built, and some carried a factory Bigsby. The heel carries the serial number and the ‘Crafted in Japan’ logo, and these reveal the builder.

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Price: $1,450.00 CAD $1,599.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Fender Antigua Stratocaster Crafted in Japan, 2002 – 2004

⚌Reduced‼  Fender Antigua Stratocaster Crafted in Japan, 2002 - 2004

Crafted for Fender Japan, this Fender Antigua Stratocaster dates to 2002-2004 and was built by Tokai Gakki in Hammamatsu. It is one of about 400 built. The heel carries the serial number and the ‘Crafted in Japan’ logo, and these reveal the builder. When CBS sold Fender Management the company, the deal did not include plant or fixtures, leaving Fender with no US production facilities.

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Price: $1,450.00 CAD $1,599.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Fender American Special Jazzmaster Sunburst, 2013

⚌Reduced‼  Fender American Special Jazzmaster Sunburst, 2013

From 2013 and in great condition, here is a Fender American Special Jazzmaster in Sunburst with a hard-tail bridge and tailpiece setup in place of the original trem unit. It also has Jazzmaster style humbucking pickups and simplified controls; he preset switches and thumbwheels are gone. It’s straight ahead playing.

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Price: $1,450.00 CAD $1,599.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Grosh Hollow Carved Top Purple Quilt and Korina, 1997

⚌Reduced‼ Grosh Hollow Carved Top Purple Quilt and Korina, 1997

Without a doubt the Don Grosh Hollow Carved Top model in Purple AA Quilted Maple and Korina catches the eye! With a pair of Lindy Fralin P-90 pickups, it was built around 1997 in Broomfield, Colorado.
Don Grosh was Shop Foreman for Valley Arts guitars from 1985 to 1993, when he opened his own shop as Grosh Guitars. His instruments are extremely high quality, using top of the line materials and components.

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Price: $3,500.00 CAD $3,899.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ PRS Custom 24 Emerald Green, 2000

⚌Reduced‼ PRS Custom 24 Emerald Green, 2000

Here is a lovely, turn of the millennium Emerald Green PRS Custom 24 built during 2000 in Stevensville, Maryland. The PRS Custom 24 is at the very center of the PRS ‘Core’ line – it is the guitar that started PRS, and which influences many of their other models.

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Price: $2,999.99 CAD $3,250.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ PRS Custom 22 P90 10-Top Trans Teal, 1999

⚌Reduced‼ PRS Custom 22 P90 10-Top Trans Teal, 1999

Here is a lovely PRS Custom 22 P90 10-Top in Translucent Teal finish, with Maple neck, dot position markers and regular neck profile. Built during 1999 in Stevensville, Maryland, this PRS Custom 22 P90 is in overall good condition with light wear. The Custom 22, introduced in 1993 and still part of the PRS lineup, features a carved Maple cap on a Mahogany body, and here has an optional Maple neck with Maple fingerboard.

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Price: $2,999.99 CAD $3,199.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ G&L L-2000 E Series Bass Sunburst, 2016

⚌Reduced‼  G&L L-2000 E Series Bass Sunburst, 2016

Introduced in 1980, the G&L L-2000 bass was one of Leo Fender’s last bass designs.   The first was the 1953 Fender Precision Bass and it’s hard to overstate its influence on how music is presented.  This example dates to 2016 at the G&L shop on Fender Avenue in Fullerton, California, and is in very good, clean original condition. It plays well, and the finish and frets have very little wear.

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Price: $1,850.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Schecter C1 Apocalypse Rust Grey, 2017

⚌Reduced‼ Schecter C1 Apocalypse Rust Grey, 2017

Here we have a Schecter C1 Apocalypse hardtail model sporting a Rust Grey finish on a carved top Swamp Ash body. The neck is Maple with Padauk layers plus carbon fiber inserts, and an Ebony fingerboard with 24 Stainless Steel frets! Built in Incheon, South Korea during 2017, this Schecter C1 Apocalypse is a very solid and versatile guitar, oriented towards a heavier sound. As a hard tail, it’s built for stability. The body is Swamp Ash with a carved top, and the neck uses three sections of Maple with two layers of Padauk.

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Price: $999.99 CAD $1,150.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Fender Telecaster Maple Neck Sunburst, 1978

⚌Reduced‼ Fender Telecaster Maple Neck Sunburst, 1978

Since its introduction as the Broadcaster in 1950 as the world’s first two-pickup, solidbody electric guitar, the Fender Telecaster has gone from strength to strength. It has been used in virtually every musical context that accepts electric instruments, and many musicians have built careers on its use. It’s truly an inspired design. Here we’re looking at a Fender Telecaster Maple Neck in Sunburst finish and largely original condition, built during 1978 in Fullerton, California during the CBS era.

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Price: $3,599.00 CAD $4,450.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Epiphone Emperor Archtop Blonde, 1946

⚌Reduced‼ Epiphone Emperor Archtop Blonde, 1946

From the days when giant archtops ruled the earth, the Epiphone Emperor was one of the largest at 18.5 inches across.

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Price: $6,500.00 CAD $8,400.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson ES-175 Single Pickup Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1960

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson ES-175 Single Pickup Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1960

Introduced in 1949 and until the introduction of Seth Lover’s humbucker in late 1957, the Gibson ES-175 Single pickup archtop electric sported a single P90 in the neck position. The Gibson ES-175 Single and Double pickup models went on to become a workhorse guitar, used on countless stages, studios and performances. It was discontinued in 2019 after a production run of 70 years.

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Price: $14,999.99 CAD $16,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Taylor 514ce-N Crossover Cutaway Natural, 2012

⚌Reduced‼ Taylor 514ce-N Crossover Cutaway Natural, 2012

The Taylor 514ce-N, now discontinued, was a ‘crossover’ instrument, aimed at delivering the tone and touch response of nylon strings to the steel string player. Typically, crossover guitars have a cutaway body, narrower crowned fingerboards, pickup and preamp systems, and lower action than concert-style classical models. Some models have ‘thinline’ bodies as the volume produced by the body is exceeded by a supporting sound system.

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Price: $2,550.00 CAD $2,750.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Sergei De Jonge 7 String Classical Guitar Left Handed, 2013

⚌Reduced‼ Sergei De Jonge 7 String Classical Guitar Left Handed, 2013

Built at the De Jonge shop in Chelsea, Quebec during 2013, this Sergei De Jonge 7-string cutaway fine instrument is in exceptional condition with very little wear. It features a cutaway body with spruce top and Indian Rosewood for the back, sides, bridge and headplate, and an ebony fingerboard on a mahogany neck. The original TKL tweed case is included, and a Small Dog insulated case cover is available for $189. CITIES documentation is included in the case.

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Price: $5,000.00 CAD $7,000.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Francois Tachet Mirecourt School Guitar, 1830s

⚌Reduced‼ Francois Tachet Mirecourt School Guitar, 1830s

Here’s something special, a lovely Romantic Era guitar built by Francois Tachet in Mirecourt, northeastern France, during the 1830s or early 1840s.   Mirecourt has long been known for making musical instruments and lace;  instruments from the area are often referred to as from the Mirecourt School.  Louis Panormo was a  contemporary, working in London.  This Francois Tachet romantic guitar –  at approximately 185 years old – is in good working order,  and has had some expected service over the decades. 

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Price: $3,950.00 CAD $4,250.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Larson Bros Prairie State Steel String Brazilian Natural, 1930s

⚌Reduced‼ Larson Bros Prairie State Steel String Brazilian Natural, 1930s

Here’s a real beauty! This is a Larson Bros Prairie State steel string guitar, likely a Model 425 with a OOO sized body, Adirondack Spruce top paired with Brazilian Rosewood for the sides and back. It is likely that the bridge is a replacement – the original would have had engraved, inlaid stars on each of the bridge ‘wings’. The Larson Brothers, Carl and August, began working for the Robert Maurer guitar company in 1893. In 1900, Maurer decided to retire, and the Larsons and investors purchased the company. Over the years, Carl bought out the investors giving the brothers full control.

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Price: $8,999.99 CAD $11,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Epiphone Texan FT79N Steel String Natural, 1966

⚌Reduced‼ Epiphone Texan FT79N Steel String Natural, 1966

The Epiphone Texan FT79N – the N indicating a Natural finish on the top rather than Sunburst – was built as a slope shoulder dreadnought from 1958 to 1970 when Epiphone production ceased in the USA. The Epiphone FT79 was originally built from 1941 to 1958 as a square shoulder dreadnought with Walnut back and sides until 1949, and then with laminated Maple until the company was sold to Gibson in 1958.

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Price: $4,999.99 CAD $5,500.00 CAD
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Taylor Custom GA Walnut Natural NOS, 2015

Taylor Custom GA Walnut Natural NOS, 2015

Here’s a great deal on a New, Old Stock (NOS) Taylor Custom GA in Spruce and Figured Walnut, dating to early 2015 and at a significant price reduction! As the name suggests, the Taylor Custom GA is from Taylor’s Custom programme, sometimes known as BTO or ‘Build To Order’. The GA stands for Grand Auditorium, one of the larger body sizes but smaller than a Jumbo or Dreadnought.

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Price: $3,999.00 CAD $5,899.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Martin Style 2K Soprano Koa Ukulele, 1923

⚌Reduced‼ Martin Style 2K Soprano Koa Ukulele, 1923

Here we have a Martin Style 2K Soprano Koa Ukulele built around 1923 in Nazareth, Pennsylvania; this model debuted in 1918 as the Style 2, with the 2K Koa option until 1933, and as the Style 2 until 1965. In 1923, nickel patent tuners took the place of the original wooden friction pegs, helping date this instrument; at this point Martin Ukuleles did not receive serial numbers. This Martin Style 2K Koa Soprano Ukulele is in good working order and sounds quite good, with a warm, sweet tone.

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Price: $1,699.99 CAD $2,199.99 CAD
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SALE! Taylor 214ce CF DLX Cutaway Steel String Guitar

SALE! Taylor 214ce CF DLX Cutaway Steel String Guitar

Featuring a solid Sitka spruce top, layered Copaifera sides and back, Venetian cutaway and the Expression System 2 pickup system the Taylor 214ce CF DLX is a stage ready, reliable and great sounding guitar. The Grand Auditorium body shape is an excellent general-purpose shape. Its width is similar to a dreadnought but with a much curvier shape which changes the response and dynamics. It is equally well suited to finger style or strumming so you can use it for many different styles.

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Price: $1,499.00 CAD $1,755.00 CAD
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