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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES125TDC Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1969

❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES125TDC Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1969

Here’s an always-fun guitar – a Gibson ES125TDC thinline cutaway archtop electric guitar with a pair of P-90’s and several upgrades! As stock, the Gibson ES125TDC – ES stands for Electric Spanish (as opposed to Hawaiian) and the TDC initials expand to Thinline, Double Pickup and with a Cutaway  has a pair of P-90 pickups with black plastic ‘Dog Ear’ covers, indicating the screw tabs used to mount the cover and pickup to the guitar top.

Vintage
Price: $2,750.00 CAD

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Martin 000-17 Black Smoke Guitar

Martin 000-17 Black Smoke Guitar

The Martin 000-17 is a small bodied, easy playing and warm sounding guitar available in either a satin black smoke finish or satin whiskey sunburst finish. This guitar features a solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany sides and back. This classic wood pairing provides a balance of warmth and clarity with a good dynamic range.

New
Price: $2,099.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Arthur Hansel Steel String Guitar Natural, 1952

❌SOLD❌ Arthur Hansel Steel String Guitar Natural, 1952

Here’s a piece of Canadian musical history – an Arthur Hansel steel string guitar built in Toronto during February 1952 and restored by Bruce Dowd. Arthur Hansel immigrated to Canada from Germany during the early 1930s with the name ‘Hensel’ and was trained as a cabinetmaker and instrument builder. By 1936, he was listed in the Toronto Telephone Directory as either ‘Hansel’ or ‘Hansell’.

Vintage
Price: $950.00 CAD

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Taylor 214ce Plus Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar

Taylor 214ce Plus Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar

The Taylor 214ce Plus is an updated version of their excellent general purpose Grand Auditorium body shape. The narrow waist on this guitar makes it very comfortable to play particularly in a seated position where the guitar sits tighter to your body and doesn’t extend your strumming arm into a fatiguing position. The solid Sitka spruce top used on the Taylor 214ce Plus is paired with layered rosewood back and sides.

New
Price: $1,749.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Les Paul Florentine Korina, 1996

❌SOLD❌ Gibson Les Paul Florentine Korina, 1996

Here is another rarity, a Gibson Les Paul Florentine Korina, Custom Shop built and with two features making it most unusual – the Korina top and the lack of F holes. This limited edition model, which later became the Les Paul ES, featured a heavily rooted Mahogany body and separate top, in this case Korina or Black Limba though many had heavily figured Maple tops. Most of the production had F holes, making sense given the nearly hollow body, but a few like this one have closed tops.

Used
Price: $4,750.00 CAD

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SOLD! Larrivee OM03 Austrian Walnut Steel String Guitar

SOLD! Larrivee OM03 Austrian Walnut Steel String Guitar

The Larrivee OM03 Austrian Walnut is a limited edition guitar from the recording series featuring an Austrian Walnut sides and back on the popular orchestra size body. Walnut as a tone wood tends to have a bright top end similar to Indian rosewood but with more midrange push. The combination of bright top end and more present midrange warmth puts this tone wood in between rosewood and mahogany.

New
Price: $2,575.00 CAD

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