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New Michael Messer Blues 12 Guitars

New Michael Messer Blues 12 Guitars

We’re excited to share with you, new Michael Messer Blues guitars!  These MM latest guitars have a newer finish, and less blue tones than the previous models.  This model is designed by Michael Messer with a special alloy, biscuit-cone for well balanced, authentic Delta-Blues tone and great sustain and volume. Messers have a big, chunky, pre-war style neck which is fitted with a modern fully adjustable truss rod.

New
Price: $1,089.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gretsch Anniversary 6118 Two Tone Smoke Green 1964

⚌Reduced‼ Gretsch Anniversary 6118 Two Tone Smoke Green 1964

Here we have a very nice Gretsch Anniversary 6118 in Two Tone Smoke Green, built during 1964 in Brooklyn, New York. The Gretsch Anniversary Models were introduced as lower cost versions of the popular 6120 during 1958 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the company’s 1883 founding. This Gretsch Anniversary 6118 dates to 1964 and is in very nice condition, with no binding deterioration. The Two Tone Smoke Green finish shows natural and expected lacquer checking but the colours are rich and vibrant with very little physical damage otherwise. This guitar appears to be all original, with one subtle modification – the black plastic pickup inserts have been removed and flipped to be all black, with the ‘Gretsch’ logo hidden and facing down.

Vintage
Price: $3,495.00 CAD
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Michael Messer Blues 14 Resophonic Guitar

Michael Messer Blues 14 Resophonic Guitar

This Michael Messer Blues 14-Fret model is designed by Michael Messer with a special alloy, biscuit-cone for well balanced, authentic Delta-Blues tone and great sustain and volume. Messers have a big, chunky, pre-war style neck which is fitted with a modern fully adjustable truss rod.

New
Price: $1,089.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Dobro Dobrolektric Thinline Electric Ebony, 2001

❌SOLD❌ Dobro Dobrolektric Thinline Electric Ebony, 2001

The Dobro Dobrolektric was built from 1996 to 2005, and blends two concepts- the resophonic created by National in the late 1920’s with the modern thinline electric.

Used
Price: $1,250.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Rickenbacker 1997SPC Fireglo, 2000

❌SOLD❌  Rickenbacker 1997SPC Fireglo, 2000

The Rickenbacker 1997SPC reproduces the three-pickup 1997 model built 1964 to 1967 for export to the United Kingdom, largely sold by Rose Morris and featuring a ‘traditional’ F hole rather than the Rickenbacker slash.
Based on the model 330 designed by expatriate German luthier Roger Rossmeisl and introduced in 1958 and similar to the 340, the original 1997 differed largely in having the narrow violin type F shaped soundhole and a third pickup.

Used
Price: $2,699.99 CAD

This instrument has sold

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Eastman MD605 A Style Mandolin, Classic Finish

Eastman MD605 A Style Mandolin, Classic Finish

The Eastman MD605 represents great value in a quality A-Style mandolin, built with solid woods and wrapped in a gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish. Introduced in 1905 and based on Orville Gibson’s patent merging violin family techniques with guitar and mandolin construction, the A-Style mandolin has a distinctive teardrop shape and a carved top and back, with either F holes or an oval hole; the F hole provides somewhat more top end. Compared to the F style often seen in bluegrass bands, the A Style body shape has more pronounced midrange and fundamental, and a less percussive attack.

New
Price: $1,265.00 CAD
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