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❌SOLD❌ Gibson J200 VS Jumbo Vintage Sunburst, 1993

❌SOLD❌ Gibson J200 VS Jumbo Vintage Sunburst, 1993

The Gibson J200 VS, for Vintage Sunburst, is one of the largest production acoustics and continues the reign of “The King of the Flat-Tops”. First appearing in 1938, the J-200 was immediately adopted by major country players. The original selling price was $200, with a $50 upcharge to have your name inlaid in the fingerboard. The J-200 has sometimes been named the SJ-200 (Super Jumbo), and outside of the war years 1944 to 1946, has been in regular production since its introduction.

Used
Price: $2,750.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Tokai ‘SG Standard’ Cherry Red, 2000

❌SOLD❌ Tokai 'SG Standard' Cherry Red, 2000

Here we have a Tokai ‘SG Standard’ in a gloss Cherry Red finish, dating to around 2000.  It was built in Korea and has no serial number, which places it between the mid 1990s and 2005.  This particular example was purchased used by the current owner around 2002 in nearly new condition. It’s still in quite good shape and plays very well.   

Used
Price: $650.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Fender Precision 1956 Solidbody Electric Bass Sunburst

❌SOLD❌ Fender Precision 1956 Solidbody Electric Bass Sunburst

This is a rare treat – a wonderful Fender Precision 1956 Solidbody Electric Bass in very good, all original condition excepting strings, with some wear to the back finish from the player’s belt. The neck is quartersawn Maple and the body is Alder, with an overall weight around 8.5 pounds (3.9 kg). The finish on the neck is very clean and the headstock logo decal is in excellent condition.

Vintage
Price: $19,999.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Martin 518 Terz Guitar Natural, 1955

❌SOLD❌  Martin 518 Terz Guitar Natural, 1955

The Martin 518 Terz appeared in the Martin catalog from 1898 until 1989 and despite its long production run had one notable players, the great Marty Robbins.   Sting has also used the Terz.  The Terz is a small bodied instrument that’s tuned up a minor third, meaning the tuning is G-C-F-A#-D-G low to high. The shorter 21.375 inch scale makes this possible without excessive tension. The Martin 518 Terz design was influenced by Viennese Terz styles built by the Stauffer company C F Martin apprenticed with. There were also Italian Terz models with smaller bodies.

Vintage
Price: $2,950.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Early J45 Slope Shoulder Sunburst, 1997

❌SOLD❌ Gibson Early J45 Slope Shoulder Sunburst, 1997

Built during 1997 and 1998, the Gibson Early J45 was designed by Ren Ferguson as a re-issue of the 1952 to 1954 J-45. The same treatment was seen in the ‘Early Hummingbird’. These models were forerunners to later ‘vintage recreations’ including the Historic, Authentic, Legend, True Vintage and New Vintage lines.

Used
Price: $2,350.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Hofner Model 182E2 Solid Bass Red Tolex, 1963

❌SOLD❌ Hofner Model 182E2 Solid Bass Red Tolex, 1963

The Hofner Model 182E2 or ‘Solid Bass’ when sold by Selmer, was built at Bubenreuth Bavaria from 1962 to 1985, and was also available in a single pickup ‘E1’ model. While Hofner is best known worldwide for the Model 5000/1 violin shaped ‘Beatle Bass’ used by Paul McCartney, they also made many solidbody guitars and basses. The Hofner Model 182E2 uses many of the same components as its more famous cousin, including the pickups, electronics package and ‘Teacup’ control knobs. The scale length is 30 inches or 762mm, the same as the Beatle Bass models.

Vintage
Price: $1,299.99 CAD

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