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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Brian Setzer Signature 6120SSU Nashville, Orange Flame, 1997

❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Brian Setzer Signature 6120SSU Nashville, Orange Flame, 1997

The Gretsch Brian Setzer 6120SSU, built from 1993 to 2014, was one of the earlier of the Setzer Signature models based on the 1960 6120s used in the Stray Cats, Brian Setzer Orchestra and various solo projects. Introduced in 1954 as a Chet Atkins model, the Gretsch 6120 featured a fully hollow, 16 inch wide and 2 7/8 inch deep Maple Laminate body with bound F holes, tone bar / sound post bracing and a Maple neck with Rosewood or Ebony fingerboard and bridge base.

Used
Price: $2,999.99 CAD

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Yamaha AEX1500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1995 – No Longer Available

Yamaha AEX1500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1995 - No Longer Available

Built in Japan from 1994 to 1999, the Yamaha AEX1500 is a single-cutaway archtop electric guitar originally designed by Yamaha and British jazz guitarist Martin Taylor. Taylor used these guitars as his touring instruments. While these models were sold in North America as the AEX1500, in Europe and the UK they were called the “Martin Taylor” model. The Yamaha AEX1500 is built, like many other professional grade archtop electrics, with Laminated Maple for the top, back and sides. The use of laminates improves both physical stability and feedback rejection at stage volumes.

Used
Price: $2,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Eastman AR803ce Archtop Sunburst, 2008

❌SOLD❌ Eastman AR803ce Archtop Sunburst, 2008

Now discontinued, the Eastman AR803ce Archtop Electric features a 16 inch wide, single Venetian cutaway body with carved, solid Spruce top and Flame Maple back. The sides and neck are also Flamed Maple, with Ebony for the bridge, headplate and bound fingerboard.   Hardware is gold coloured, with Gotoh tuners bearing ‘Imperial’ deco-style stairstep tuner buttons. The original Ebony / metal tailpiece has been replaced with a standard trapeze model.  

Used
Price: $2,199.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Model 35 Archtop Guitar Sunburst, 1933

❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Model 35 Archtop Guitar Sunburst, 1933

The Gretsch Model 35 American Orchestra archtop guitar appeared in 1933 and was built until 1940, when it was replaced by the Synchromatic line and the model 30. The Model 35 features a solid carved Spruce top with small-size F holes. Maple is used for the sides and back, Flamed Maple for the neck and Ebony for the fingerboard and bridge. The Gretsch logo is a Banner style using an engraved pearlescent plastic – rather like a drum covering.

Vintage
Price: $2,250.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Les Paul Standard Black, 1990

❌SOLD❌ Gibson Les Paul Standard Black, 1990

Here is a classic non-weight-relieved Gibson Les Paul Standard in black dress, dating to January 13, 1990 at the Gibson Nashville plant. This well proven design features a Mahogany body with a bound Maple cap, and a Mahogany neck with bound Indian Rosewood fingerboard. The original Gibson Deluxe Kluson-style tuners on this Gibson Les Paul Standard have been replaced with a set of Grover Roto-Matics.

Used
Price: $2,250.00 CAD

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Collings I35DLXS Thinline Custom Single Pickup Cherry, 2008

Collings I35DLXS Thinline Custom Single Pickup Cherry, 2008

Here’s a real beauty – a Collings I35DLXS Thinline Custom with a carved, solid Flame Maple top and single Lollar Imperial pickup in the neck position. This  wonderful example was originally custom ordered through The Twelfth Fret during 2008, and has been used professionally. An interesting note about its use and condition is that  it’s really only been used in a seated position. Collings supplied a pair of strap pins, which are in the Ameritage case, but as part of the custom order did not drill holes for them or install them.  

Used
Price: $5,750.00 CAD
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