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❌SOLD❌Thompson & Odell Luscomb 5 String Openback Banjo 1890s

❌SOLD❌Thompson & Odell Luscomb 5 String Openback Banjo 1890s

Here is a fantastic rarity, a Thompson & Odell Luscomb banjo in mostly original condition and built during the 1890s in Boston, Massachusetts. This specific instrument was part of the Akira Tsumura collection, and appears in Tsumura’s 1994 book ‘1001 Banjos’.  This banjo has a story! J F Luscomb was a well known banjo soloist and composer in the 1880s and 1890s, and was granted a number of banjo-related patents that are used on this banjo.

Vintage
Price: $1,199.99 CAD

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Waterloo WLK TR Shaded Top

Waterloo WLK TR Shaded Top

The Waterloo WLK TR reproduces a rare, lightweight and responsive depression-era guitar built by Gibson under the Kel Kroydon name from 1930 to 1933. These models are built by Collings at their shop in Austin, Texas. An exceptional instrument, the Waterloo WLK TR features a Spruce top and bracing with Mahogany for the back, sides, body blocks and neck, with an Indian Rosewood 12-fret fingerboard and Ebony bridge.

New
Price: $2,800.00 USD
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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Les Paul Standard Amber Burst, 2005

❌SOLD❌ Gibson Les Paul Standard Amber Burst, 2005

Originally produced for only the years 1958 to 1960, the Gibson Les Paul Standard overcame its lack of commercial success and became one of the influential guitars ever. The Les Paul Standard appeared in 1958 as a ‘new’ version of the Les Paul model and carried Gibson’s new hum-bucking pickups designed by Seth Lover, and was adorned with a sunburst finish showing off what was normally a nicely figured Maple cap.

Used
Price: $2,000.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Heritage H555 Thinline Maple Antique, 1989

❌SOLD❌  Heritage H555 Thinline Maple Antique, 1989

Built from 1989 to about 2017 at the historic Parsons Street plant in Kalamazoo Michigan, the Heritage H555 evokes the higher end, groundbreaking thinline archtop electrics of the late 1950s. The Heritage Guitar Company was founded in 1985 by a number of former Gibson employees who chose not to relocate when Norlin, then Gibson’s parent company, moved operations to Nashville in 1984. They stayed behind, purchased the plant and began producing professional and higher grade instruments clearly influenced by their experiences.

Used
Price: $4,275.00 CAD

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Taylor 110e Dreadnought Steel String Guitar, Natural

Taylor 110e Dreadnought Steel String Guitar, Natural

The Taylor 110e dreadnought guitar features a solid Sitka spruce top which is paired with a layered Walnut sides and back. The body size produces lots of volume and punchy midrange with clear trebles from the spruce top. The very stable maple neck has a slightly narrower 1 11/16” nut width and a satin finish which makes for a very comfortable playing experience. If more volume is needed the Taylor 110e is equipped with the Taylor ES pickup system.

New
Price: $1,099.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌Fender Electric XII 12-String Sunburst, 1966

❌SOLD❌Fender Electric XII 12-String Sunburst, 1966

Here’s a rarity from early CBS-owned Fender days – an original Fender Electric XII 12 string with the distinctive ‘bent’ or ‘hockey stick’ headstock! The Fender Electric XII uses the typical Fender approach to guitar construction. The body is Alder in a shape derived from Fender’s offset-waist guitars – the Jazzmaster and Jaguar. The split pickups feed through a rotary four-position switch, allowing a phase reversal in one of the combined positions. The rest of the controls are master volume and master tone.

Vintage
Price: $5,265.00 CAD

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