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❌ SOLD ❌ Larrivee L-09 Steel String Guitar, 1995

❌ SOLD ❌ Larrivee L-09 Steel String Guitar, 1995

The Larrivee L-09, based on the classically influenced L-body series, features a Sitka Spruce top paired with Indian Rosewood back and sides. The L series first appeared in the 1980’s and the balanced body shows the clear influence of classical builders, like Edgar Monch, that Larrivee was exposed to during his early days in Toronto.

Price: $1599 CAD

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On Hold – Peter Hopkins Tessa Nova Archtop Electric Guitar Red, 2009

On Hold - Peter Hopkins Tessa Nova Archtop Electric Guitar Red, 2009

This Peter Hopkins Tessa Nova archtop electric was built as part of the ‘Red Collection’ for the 2009 Montreal Guitar Show. A full body archtop with floating Kent Armstrong pickup, it’s built with spectacularly figured Big Leaf Maple and Sitka Spruce.

Price: $6999.99 CAD
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SOLD!! Larrivee L-09 Steel String Acoustic Guitar 1978

SOLD!! Larrivee L-09 Steel String Acoustic Guitar 1978

Dating to 1978 and built at the Jean Larrivee’s shop in Victoria, BC following his move from Toronto, Ontario, this Larrivee L-09 Steel String Acoustic Guitar is in overall good condition with moderate play wear. This version uses a Sitka Spruce top with Indian Rosewood back, sides and headplate, mahogany neck and ebony for the bridge and grained-ivoroid bound fingerboard. Tuners are Grover Imperial models, and the nut and saddle are bone. The scale length is 25.5 inches 04 647.7mm and the nut width is 1.73 inches or 44mm.

Price: $2300 CAD

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SOLD!!! Robert Laughlin Steel String Acoustic Guitar, 1983

SOLD!!! Robert Laughlin Steel String Acoustic Guitar, 1983

Robert Laughlin has been building guitars, mandolins and related stringed instruments in Vancouver,  British Columbia since 1977.   He started building following a night course run by Bill Lewis, who went on to found Luthiers Mercantile. He has since built hundreds of instruments and has developed a unique body style for his guitars; he also offers Mandolins, Octave Mandolins and Celtic Bouzoukis.
Here we have a Laughlin Concert model steel string guitar built during 1983. Its body design is a bit smaller than a dreadnought, and is built with a Sitka Spruce top and Indian Rosewood for the back, sides, headplate and bridge with Mahogany for the neck and Ebony for the fingerboard. A Carbon Fiber rod was built into the neck for stiffness without weight.

Price: $1499.99 CAD

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SOLD!!! Larrivee OMV-09 Cutaway Steel String Guitar, 2009

SOLD!!! Larrivee OMV-09 Cutaway Steel String Guitar, 2009

The Larrivee OMV-09, now available only on special order, is based on a classic OM size body with a Venetian cutaway and 09 level trim and wood selection. The top is Sitka Spruce, the back, sides and headplate are Indian Rosewood and the neck mahogany with ebony for the fingerboard and bridge.

Price: $2399.99 CAD

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SOLD!!! Larrivee L-09 Lacewood Steel String Acoustic Guitar, 2006

SOLD!!! Larrivee L-09 Lacewood Steel String Acoustic Guitar, 2006

The Larrivee L-09 uses a body design based on something Jean Larrivee knows very well – the proportions of the Hauser-style classical guitar. Larrivee’s LS body makes a more direct comparison, while the L body is larger; both take the proportions and adapt their structures for steel string guitars.

Price: $2250.00 CAD

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