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Gibson Les Paul Classic GoldTop, 2017

Gibson Les Paul Classic GoldTop, 2017

The Gibson Les Paul Classic first appeared in 1990 and with a number of variations and finishes has been a part of the lineup ever since. The GoldTop finish has been around since 1952 as the first and only finish offered on the Les Paul model; this was the case until 1954 with the appearance of the Les Paul Custom in gloss black. Sunburst finishes were not offered on Les Pauls until 1957, paired with Gibson’s new Humbucking pickups.

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Price: $2,850.00 CAD
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Gibson CS-336 P Compact Thinline Sunburst, 2004

Gibson CS-336 P Compact Thinline Sunburst, 2004

The Gibson CS-336 P is a plain-top version of the CS-336, which replaced the ES-336 (introduced in 1996)in 2001. The name change also indicated construction changes. The back, sides and body supports of the CS-336 is carved from a Mahogany blank, and a carved Maple top is placed on top.

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Price: $4,750.00 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
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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
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SOLD!!! Eastman AR-503ce Cutaway Electric Archtop Sunburst, 2014

SOLD!!! Eastman AR-503ce Cutaway Electric Archtop Sunburst, 2014

This Eastman AR-503ce Archtop Cutaway Electric in sunburst, built during 2014 and in very good, clean condition. Generally positioned as a lower cost model, the Eastman AR-503ce uses a traditional full-depth single-cutaway design with arched solid, carved Spruce top, but with laminated Maple for the sides and arched back.

Used
Price: $1,450.00 CAD

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Gibson Les Paul Standard Candy Apple Red, 1983

Gibson Les Paul Standard Candy Apple Red, 1983

Here is a rare Candy Apple Red finish, is a Gibson Les Paul Standard from 1983! It’s equipped with Tim Shaw Shawbuckers, and weighs in at about 10.7 pounds.  This example uses what appears to be its original Chromed hardware;  gold-plated hardware was available on some versions.  

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Price: $3,500.00 CAD
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