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❌ SOLD ❌ Milestones of Music ‘La Romantica 1a’ Lacote Guitar, 2017

❌ SOLD ❌ Milestones of Music 'La Romantica 1a' Lacote Guitar, 2017

Here at The Twelfth Fret we frequently see original Romantic era instruments. Here, we’re looking at an impressive modern reproduction of a Rene Lacote guitar, named ‘La Romantica’ by Milestones of Music.

Used

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❌ SOLD ❌ Stephan Thumhart Romantic Guitar, Munich 1820

❌ SOLD ❌ Stephan Thumhart Romantic Guitar, Munich 1820

This is one of the older pieces in our shop at the moment – a fully functional Romantic guitar by Stephan Thumhart, built in Munich and dated to 1820. It features a modern 25.5 inch scale length, spruce top, and figured maple back and sides. The neck of this Stephan Thumhart Romantic Guitar is maple with ebony for the fingerboard and pin bridge. It has had many repairs over its nearly two hundred year history, but works well.

Vintage
Price: $1,800.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Bacon Professional FF Special 5 String Open Back Banjo, 1914

❌SOLD❌ Bacon Professional FF Special 5 String Open Back Banjo, 1914

This is a very nice Bacon Professional FF Special 5-string open back banjo, built for Fredrick J Bacon of Forest Dale, Vermont, around 1914 by the Vega company. Fred Bacon was a very well known professional banjo player who achieved the ultimate in his time’s mass media exposure – recording for Thomas Edison’s Phonograph Company. The Bacon Banjo Company was formed by Bacon and his wife at their home in Forest Dale, VT in 1906. The banjos were actually built to order by various companies, but primarily by Vega. In 1914, the celluloid Bacon label seen in one of the rear views here appeared in the company catalog. The Bacon Professional FF Special was produced around 1914.

Vintage
Price: $4,375.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson TB-7 Tenor Banjo, 1937

❌SOLD❌ Gibson TB-7 Tenor Banjo, 1937

Here is a rare treat – from 1937, a Gibson TB-7 tenor banjo and case in good all original condition, having one owner from new.

Vintage
Price: $56,700.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ 1930 Gibson Granada Mastertone Banjo 5-String Conversion

❌SOLD❌  1930 Gibson Granada Mastertone Banjo 5-String Conversion

The Gibson Granada Mastertone banjo appeared in 1925 in the second from the top position in the Gibson Banjo line, and was built until 1937.

Vintage

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❌SOLD❌ 1850s Romantic Guitar built by Coffe, Paris

❌SOLD❌ 1850s Romantic Guitar built by Coffe, Paris

During the 1800s there were many romantic guitar builders, in Paris, London, and other European cities.
This fine example was built in Paris around the 1850s and is stamped ‘Coffe’ and signed Coffe – Goguette by the neck block.

Vintage
Price: $2,450.00 CAD

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