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❌SOLD❌ Jerry Farrell Maple Classical Guitar, 2017

❌SOLD❌   Jerry Farrell Maple Classical Guitar, 2017

This Jerry Farrell Maple Classical guitar follows a traditional Spanish construction pattern, but with a lovely Curly Maple set for the sides and back in place of Rosewood, and an Engelmann Spruce top.   The neck appears to be Cedrilla or Spanish Cedar as used on traditional classicals, and with what looks like Pau Ferro for the fingerboard and bridge. 

Used
Price: $2,400.00 CAD

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New World P640S Spruce by Kenny Hill Natural, 2020

New World P640S Spruce by Kenny Hill Natural, 2020

The New World P640S – from the Player series with a 640mm scale length and Spruce top is a classical guitar designed by and built under Kenny Hill’s supervision in China. This high quality instrument is aimed at the serious student or working professional guitarist. The Player series is available with longer scale lengths and with a Red Cedar top. This New World P640S was built during 2020, is in very good, clean and original condition and sports an option on the Player series models – a pair of sound ports, visible on either side of the heel.

Used
Price: $1,675.00 CAD

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Alhambra Luthier Aniversario Cedar and Ziricote

Alhambra Luthier Aniversario Cedar and Ziricote

The Alhambra Luthier Aniversario is at the top of the line, featuring Ziricote for the sides, back, bridge and head plate, and either Red Cedar or Spruce for the ‘Japanese House’ braced top. The Alhambra Luthier Aniversario line was introduced in 2015 for Alhambra’s 50th anniversary. Built in Muro de Alcoy alongside other models, the Alhambra Luthier Aniversario is built in the traditional Spanish style, with the Ziricote sides tying into the Spanish Cedar (Cedrela odorata, which is neither Spanish or a Cedar) neck block.

New
Price: $4,689.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ La Esperanza Classe 1000 Concert Classical Guitar, 1979

❌SOLD❌ La Esperanza Classe 1000 Concert Classical Guitar, 1979

Here we have a nicely kept La Esperanza Classe 1000 classical guitar built during 1979 in the shop of Masaru Matano or his successors in Kurume, Japan. Matano’s shop built the La Esperanza Classe 1000 and lower priced Classe 600 for sale for the company name “Ongaku Geijutsusha Co” and these models were based on Ramirez instruments. The Classe 1000 features a Red Cedar top and double layer Rosewood sides and back, which is not quite the same as laminated. Here, the two layers are of Brazilian Rosewood and are used to reduce overtones and ‘wolf’ tones when the guitar is played loudly. 

Vintage
Price: $2,850.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Hill Torres 1856 Model Brazilian Rosewood, 2012

❌SOLD❌ Hill Torres 1856 Model Brazilian Rosewood, 2012

This Hill Torres 1856 Brazilian was built during 2012, and Hill discontinued the model in 2013. This example features an European Spruce top, Brazilian Rosewood for the bridge, sides, back and head plate, Spanish Cedar (Cedro, or Cedrella Odorata) for the body blocks and neck, with Ebony for the fingerboard. The 6-hole bridge tie block is capped with ivoroid, and at the head Alessi H12 Hauser style tuners are installed.

Used
Price: $6,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Hill Torres 1856 640mm Classical Guitar Natural, 2008

❌SOLD❌ Hill Torres 1856 640mm Classical Guitar Natural, 2008

The Hill Torres 1856 classical guitar is a high quality version of one of the seminal classical guitars. It’s not strictly a reproduction, given the use of modern parts and even a truss rod! Antonio de Torres was born on 13 June 1817 in Almería, Andalucía, At 12 in 1829 he began an apprenticeship to a carpenter. In 1833 he was conscripted into an army, but was rejected for medical reasons. 

Used
Price: $4,000.00 CAD

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