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Ethan Deutsch Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 2018

Ethan Deutsch Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 2018

Here we have a wonderful recent Ethan Deutsch Flamenco Blanca guitar, built during 2018 in Seattle, Washington. This outstanding instrument features traditional Flamenco construction, with the goal of being very light and extremely responsive. The top is Engelmann Spruce paired with Cypress for the back and sides. The neck and body blocks are Spanish Cedar (Cedrela Odorata). The fingerboard is Ebony, and the headplate and bridge are Bolivian Rosewood. Bindings are Rosewood.

Price: $4199 CAD
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Ramirez Model 1a Classical Guitar Cedar Top Brazilian Rosewood, 1971

Ramirez Model 1a Classical Guitar Cedar Top Brazilian Rosewood, 1971

The Ramirez Model 1a is the benchmark for professional grade concert classical guitars. Available in full 650 and longer scale lengths, this is one the instruments that brought the style to prominence in the 1960s. Here we’re looking at a long scale – 664mm – Ramirez Model 1a built during 1971 at Concepcion Jeronima No. 2, the shop Ramirez occupied from 1882 to 1971. In the early 1960s, growing demand required that the real production move to a new location, on Calle del Gral. Margallo, and in 1971, the storefront was moved across the street to Concepcion Jeronima No. 2.

Price: $4450 CAD
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Alhambra Z-Nature CW EZ Student Cutaway Classical Guitar

Alhambra Z-Nature CW EZ Student Cutaway Classical Guitar

The Alhambra Z-Nature CW EZ is part of Alhambra’s Student Cutaway line, intended for advancing students who need a cutaway model for modern repertoire, or for players who want the responsiveness of a nylon string guitar with the versatility of a cutaway. The Alhambra 5P is built with quality solid and laminate woods, and here we’re seeing it with a solid Red Cedar top and laminated Mahogany for the sides, back, and solid Rosewood for the headplate and bridge.

Price: $949 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Alhambra Luthier India Classical Guitar, 2000

❌SOLD❌  Alhambra Luthier India Classical Guitar, 2000

The Alhambra Luthier India is based on proven, traditional designs and wood combinations. The soundboard is top quality cedar, paired with Palisandro or Indian Rosewood for the sides, back, bridge and headplate. The neck, which is a Spanish ‘slipper heel’ design, is Spanish Cedar with Ebony for the fingerboard. This example was completed in 2000, with is production beginning of November 1999.

Price: $2800 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ James Frieson Flamenco Guitar, 1989

❌SOLD❌ James Frieson Flamenco Guitar, 1989

Here we have a rarity – a James Frieson Flamenco guitar, built while Frieson was working in his native Canada. He currently builds spectacular guitars in Hokkaido, Japan, and is one of, if not the only Western builder in that area.  Frieson began building in 1972 and soon met South American luthier Olivo Espin, and worked with him for five years, developing his skill and knowledge. 

Price: $1800 CAD

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‼️Reduced‼️ Ramirez FL2 Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 2006

‼️Reduced‼️ Ramirez FL2 Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 2006

The Ramirez FL2 flamenco blanca is a traditional Flamenco Blanca model, built to provide brilliant, percussive and loud rhythms at brisk tempos. This model, and its new replacement the Estudio Flamenco are the only ‘Student’ Flamenco guitars offered by Ramirez. Flamenco is now very professional and formalized, but at its roots a folk style combining highly expressive, rhythmic percussion and melody using voice, dance, hand claps, finger snaps and guitars.

Price: $1795 CAD
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