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Jerry Farrell Maple Classical Guitar, 2017

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: $3,500.00 CAD
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Beneteau Flamenco Cedar and Cypress Guitar, 1999

Beneteau Flamenco Cedar and Cypress Guitar, 1999

Next is a very nice Marc Beneteau Flamenco guitar with Cedar top and Cypress back and sides, built in the Beneteau shop in St. Thomas Ontario during 1999. Built in a modern style, this Beneteau Flamenco model uses a Cedar top paired with Cypress for the sides and back. The neck is Flamed Mahogany and uses a bolt construction rather than the traditional Spanish ‘Slipper Heel’ design.

Used
Price: $3,499.00 CAD
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Alhambra Crossover CSLR S E1, 2016

Alhambra Crossover CSLR S E1, 2016

The Alhambra Crossover CSLR is, as the name suggests, a crossover model, aimed at players coming from the steel string world who want the responsive expression nylon strings can provide. Built in Muro de Alcoy, Alicante, Spain, the Alhambra Crossover CSLR features a solid Red Cedar top, with Indian Rosewood for the sides, back, head plate, fingerboard and bridge. The body is based on a standard classical design but includes a cutaway and shaped heel.

Used
Price: $1,200.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Kenny Hill Hauser 37 Classical Guitar, 2005

⚌Reduced‼ Kenny Hill Hauser 37 Classical Guitar, 2005

Here we are looking at a Kenny Hill Hauser 37 Classical guitar, built during 2005 in Ben Lomond California. Kenny Hill has been building since the mid 1970s and is highly respected. The Hauser 37 model recreates a guitar played for many years by Andres Segovia. This Kenny Hill Hauser 37 model features a European Spruce top, Indian Rosewood sides, back, headplate and bridge, with a Mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard. The headstock features a traditional style V joint. The scale length is 650mm and the nut width 51.3mm or 2.02 inches.

Used
Price: $3,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Julian Mario Rabaza Crossover Guitar, 1982

⚌Reduced‼  Julian Mario Rabaza Crossover Guitar, 1982

Here is a rarity for North America – a Julian Mario Rabaza Crossover guitar dating to 1982 and built at Rabaza’s shop in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Julian Mario Rabaza has been well known South American circles for decades, and mostly builds Spanish style Classical and Flamenco guitars. This example is what we would now call a ‘Crossover’ model, meaning that it has a couple of adaptations for those playing other styles – Tango and Latin Jazz for example.

Vintage
Price: $1,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ William Laskin Cedar Top Classical Guitar, 1987

⚌Reduced‼  William Laskin Cedar Top Classical Guitar, 1987

Here we have a very nice William Laskin Cedar Top and Indian Rosewood classical guitar, built during 1987 at Laskin’s shop in Toronto. One of the world’s premier guitar builders, William Laskin has been building since the early 1970s and early on, as is the case for many other now prominent builders, worked with Jean Larrivee. He is very well known for his spectacular engraved inlay work.

Used
Price: $3,999.99 CAD
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