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Kentucky KM-1000 Master F-Style Mandolin, Vintage Sunburst

Kentucky KM-1000 Master F-Style Mandolin, Vintage Sunburst

Make no mistake about it, the Kentucky KM-1000 Master Model mandolin is a serious contender in the professional mandolin field, with all solid wood construction, true carved, graduated American Red (Adirondack)  spruce top with tone bars, true carved graduated Northern Michigan maple back and sides, Loar style bridge, engraved tailpiece, inlaid peghead, thin nitrocellulose lacquer finish and precision Gotoh 14:1 reverse tuners!

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Price: $2,895.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Godin 5th Avenue Edition Speciale PT Indigo Blue, 2009

⚌Reduced‼ Godin 5th Avenue Edition Speciale PT Indigo Blue, 2009

The Godin 5th Avenue archtop model was introduced at the 2008 NAMM show, it was a surprise hit given that this type of guitar has been seen on fewer stages since the early 1960s. Since then, the 5th Avenue has been seen in a number of variations with different pickup configurations, with and without Bigsby True Vibrato tailpieces, with and without cutaways, and in a host of finishes. Seen here is the Godin 5th Avenue Edition Speciale PT sporting an Indigo Blue finish.

Used
Price: $899.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ PRS Artist V Translucent Amber, 2011

⚌Reduced‼ PRS Artist V Translucent Amber, 2011

From 2011, the PRS Artist V was the latest in the Artist Series and was based on the Custom 22. The Artist series debuted in 1991 as a showcase for new concepts and highest quality materials. Here we’re looking at a spectacular PRS Artist V in Translucent Amber, built during 2011 at the PRS plant in Stevensville, Maryland.

Used
Price: $5,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Guild Starfire III Thinline Cherry Red, 1964

⚌Reduced‼  Guild Starfire III Thinline Cherry Red, 1964

The Guild Starfire III Thinline first appeared in 1960, as a single-cutaway, thin but fully hollow archtop, with a Bigsby tailpiece – the Starfire II was the same guitar but with the Guild harp tailpiece. It was available with either maple or mahogany laminate body.

Vintage
Price: $1,999.99 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.

Used
Price: $2,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Epiphone Zephyr Deluxe Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1947

⚌Reduced‼ Epiphone Zephyr Deluxe Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1947

This Epiphone Zephyr Deluxe was built around 1947 based on the middle-position pickup type and location, control layout and the serial number. The serial is ‘75194’ with the 75 being a prefix for this model and the ‘194’ its production rank; this serial scheme was used from 1944 to 1950. The top is Laminate Spruce, the back and sides Laminate Maple and the neck a five piece layup of Maple and Walnut.

Vintage
Price: $2,450.00 CAD
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