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⚌Reduced‼ Larrivee C-10 Cutaway Steel String Natural, 1982

⚌Reduced‼ Larrivee C-10 Cutaway Steel String Natural, 1982

Built in Victoria BC during the spring of 1982, this Larrivee C-10 – also known as an L-28 – sports a very nice vintage Seahorse headstock inlay by Wendy Larrivee.  The Larrivee C-10 is still in production, though not as elaborate as this vintage example. Its base is a pointed Florentine cutaway L-body with a Sitka Spruce top and Indian Rosewood for the back, sides and head plate.

Vintage
Price: $4,200.00 CAD $4,999.99 CAD
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FinMc MC16 F-Style Mandolin Sunburst by Fintan McEnroe, 2023

FinMc MC16 F-Style Mandolin Sunburst by Fintan McEnroe, 2023

Here we have the brand-new Fintan McEnroe FinMc MC16 F-style mandolin from Fintan McEnroe, working in Toronto but originally from Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan, Ireland. The ‘16’ in the name refers to the mandolin serial number and production sequence. This fine instrument was very recently finished, in January of 2023.

New
Price: $5,500.00 CAD
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Gibson ‘The Firebird’ Dreadnought Dark Sunburst, 2012

Gibson 'The Firebird' Dreadnought Dark Sunburst, 2012

Produced as one of 40 by the Bozeman, Montana Custom Shop, this Gibson ‘The Firebird’ is a spectacular square-shoulder dreadnought steel string with quilted Maple back and sides. Introduced in 2004 and recently discontinued, the Gibson ‘The Firebird’ model is based on a full size, square shoulder, Maple body dreadnought. Maple tends to be fairly bright, but the tonal characteristics of the Dreadnought body add quite a bit of bottom end and fullness.

Used
Price: $5,500.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Kalamazoo Award Archtop Guitar Natural, 1980

❌SOLD❌  Gibson Kalamazoo Award Archtop Guitar Natural, 1980

The Gibson Kalamazoo Award was originally designed and built by Gibson craftsman Wilbur Fuller as a completely hand-tuned archtop using the finest materials available. It is a spectacular demonstration of the skills involved in building a top-rank archtop guitar. This example dates to October 3rd, 1980 and was built in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It is in exceptional condition with wear limited to light fret wear in the lower positions.

Vintage
Price: $0.00 CAD

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

SOLD‼ 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.

Used
Price: $1,999.99 CAD $2,500.00 CAD

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Henderson OM Steel String Natural, 2019

Henderson OM Steel String Natural, 2019

Here’s a rarity! Seen here is a Henderson OM style guitar, built during 2019 in Rugby Virgina by W C Henderson and in very good clean condition. Wayne C Henderson has been a prominent fingerstyle guitarist and luthier for many years, and puts a lot of time and effort into promoting Appalachian arts and culture via the “Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts”.

Used
Price: $45,000.00 CAD
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