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Ibanez Musician MC500 Solidbody Dark Stain, 1979

Ibanez Musician MC500 Solidbody Dark Stain, 1979

The Ibanez Musician MC500 appeared as Ibanez hit its stride and moved away from straight copies of US models, and was built from late 1977 as a 1978 model to 1980. The Musician series used a multi-piece, neck-through design and active electronics, all quite possibly influenced by the Alembic instruments of the day. Overall, the goal was to provide maximum sustain, stability and tonal versatility in a professional grade package. 

Vintage
Price: $2,000.00 CAD
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Larrivee D09 Rosewood Artist Series, 2005

Larrivee D09 Rosewood Artist Series, 2005

Here we’re looking at a Larrivee D09 Rosewood, dreadnought body guitar with a build date of November 29 2005 and built at the Larrivee shop in Oxnard, California. Based on the classic square-shoulder Dreadnought body shape that has driven much popular music from the 1930’s to the present, the Larrivee D09 features a Sitka Spruce top paired with Indian Rosewood for the sides and back, Mahogany for the body blocks and neck and Ebony for the bridge, fingerboard and head plate

Used
Price: $2,200.00 CAD
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Waterloo WL14 XTR Boot Burst Edition

Waterloo WL14 XTR Boot Burst Edition

The Waterloo WL14 XTR is built in the Collings shop in Austin, Texas and hearkens back to the guitars used by thousands of players in the 1930s and 1940s. The WL-14 is the flagship model of the Waterloo guitar line and the inspiration that started it all. Keeping true to the design and style of the era, the WL-14 is available in “ladder” bracing (L) as well as “X” bracing (X). The ladder bracing option provides woody and open tone, with midrange honk that’s perfect for fingerstyle blues. The “X” braced version retains tighter focus and balance across the tonal range.

New
Price: $2,700.00 CAD
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Larrivee L09 Koa Custom 5 of 10, 2006

Larrivee L09 Koa Custom 5 of 10, 2006

This Larrivee L09 Koa was the fifth of a custom order of 10 guitars by The Twelfth Fret, with woods selected personally by Jean Larrivee for the year 2006. For this Larrivee L09 Koa, the top is Sitka Spruce and the spectacular sides and back are Acacia Koa, found in Hawaii. The body blocks and neck are Mahogany, with Ebony for the head plate, bridge and bound fingerboard. The gold tuners with creme plastic buttons are part of the custom specifications. No electronics are installed, this guitar is purely acoustic.

Used
Price: $3,750.00 CAD
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Waterloo WLSTR Sunburst by Collings

Waterloo WLSTR Sunburst by Collings

Here we have a Waterloo WLSTR! Based on vintage Stella models, the WL STR adds an adjustable truss rod to the base WLS model. The L in the model name indicates that this is ladder braced, not X braced. The Waterloo WLSTR pairs a solid Spruce top with solid Cherry for the back and sides.  Mahogany is used for the body blocks and neck,  with Indian Rosewood for the 12-fret fingerboard and the head plate for the slotted peghead. 

New
Price: $3,140.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Zemaitis Heart 12 String Superior Plus Acoustic Guitar Mahogany, 1986

❌SOLD❌ Zemaitis Heart 12 String Superior Plus Acoustic Guitar Mahogany, 1986

This rare Zemaitis Heart 12 String Superior Plus steel string acoustic guitar is built of Mahogany, with Ebony for the fingerboard and bridge and Rosewood for the headplate. It was built during 1986 at the Zemaitis shop in Chatham, Kent, England. During the 1970s, Tony Zemaitis became one of the most sought after luthiers as English musical royalty discovered his new metal-topped electric guitars. Ron Wood, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, and George Harrison all played Zemaitis models at various times.

Vintage
Price: $14,999.99 CAD

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