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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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NO LONGER AVAILABLE!!! Jose Romanillos & Son Classical ‘La Amistad’, 2005

NO LONGER AVAILABLE!!! Jose Romanillos & Son Classical 'La Amistad', 2005

Here is a wonderful rarity – a Jose Romanillos & Son classical guitar, ‘La Amistad’, built during 2005 by one of the finest builders anywhere. This Jose Romanillos & Son Classical guitar, named ‘La Amistad’ on the label along with the signatures of Jose and Liam, was built during 2005 at the Romanillos shop in Gillingham, Dorset. It is in very good, clean condition and while its decorations are understated, its construction and tone are impressive. This is a guitar that draws all the builders in the shop, wanting to have a close look!

Used
Price: $34,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Ramirez FL1A Flamenco Blanca Spruce, 2010

❌SOLD❌ Ramirez FL1A Flamenco Blanca Spruce, 2010

The now- discontinued Ramirez Fl1A Flamenco guitar is one of the standards for concert quality Flamenco instruments. It is traditionally constructed with a European spruce top, cypress back and sides and Spanish Cedar neck.  Ebony is used for the fingerboard and Indian Rosewood for the bridge, and the nut and saddle are bone.   The model name, FL1A, expands to ‘Flamenco’, Grade 1, and the A refers to the material for the top – Abeto, meaning ‘Fir’ but specifically Spruce as distinct from the Red Cedar pioneered by Jose Ramirez III.

Used
Price: $1,999.00 CAD

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Ramirez Conservatorio Abeto Classical Guitar, 2014

Ramirez Conservatorio Abeto Classical Guitar, 2014

Here’s a Ramirez Conservatorio Abeto Concert classical guitar, built during 2014 in Madrid, Spain and featuring the ‘Abeto’ or Spruce top.

This example is in overall good condition, with one small pressure mark on the top. It has no cracks and wear is minimal. The original Ramirez-branded Hiscox lightweight flight case is included. The Ramirez Conservatorio Concert Classical guitar represents a major development in classical guitar design from Amalia Ramírez, with unique use of ‘fiddle edge’ construction.

Used
Price: $4,200.00 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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