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Taylor 814ce LTD Grand Auditorium Cocobolo Natural, 2018

Taylor 814ce LTD Grand Auditorium Cocobolo Natural, 2018

Here’s a Taylor 814ce LTD Grand Auditorium Cocobolo Natural sporting a Sitka Spruce top paired with Cocobolo for the sides, back and headplate, built in 2018 and in very good clean condition. The Taylor 814ce LTD uses a Grand Auditorium body with a rounded Venetian cutaway.

Used
Price: $4,500.00 CAD
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Larrivee Long Scale Classical Natural Finish, 1975

Larrivee Long Scale Classical Natural Finish, 1975

This Larrivee Long Scale Classical guitar is in natural finish and built while Jean Larrivee’s shop was still in Toronto; his helpers at this point included William ‘Grit’ Laskin, David Wren, Linda Manzer and George Gray. The Larrivee shops have been training grounds for many now-prominent builders.

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Price: $2,150.00 CAD
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⚌On HOLD‼ Fender Jazzmaster Sunburst, 1960

⚌On HOLD‼ Fender Jazzmaster Sunburst, 1960

The Fender Jazzmaster appeared halfway through 1958, targeted at jazz artists, the group Fender hadn’t fully won over. One of the key features of the Fender Jazzmaster was the introduction of a Rosewood fingerboard on the Maple neck. To this point in time, Fender necks had been a single piece of Maple with a rear Walnut ‘Skunk Stripe’ covering the truss rod channel.

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Gibson Les Paul Junior Cherry, 1959

Gibson Les Paul Junior Cherry, 1959

The Gibson Les Paul Junior was introduced in 1954 as a single cutaway slab bodied design, essentially a Les Paul without the carved Maple (or Mahogany, in the case of the Custom) cap. Intended as an entry level model, it carried a single P-90 pickup and very little decoration.

Vintage
Price: $12,999.99 CAD
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Eastman AR-503ce Cutaway Electric Archtop Sunburst, 2014

Eastman AR-503ce Cutaway Electric Archtop Sunburst, 2014

This Eastman AR-503ce Archtop Cutaway Electric in sunburst, built during 2014 and in very good, clean condition. Generally positioned as a lower cost model, the Eastman AR-503ce uses a traditional full-depth single-cutaway design with arched solid, carved Spruce top, but with laminated Maple for the sides and arched back.

Used
Price: $1,450.00 CAD
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Ampeg ASB-1 Devil Bass Scroll Head Red and Black, 1967

Ampeg ASB-1 Devil Bass Scroll Head Red and Black, 1967

The Ampeg ASB-1 Devil Bass, and its fretless sibling the AUSB-1 was built by Ampeg designer Mike Roman from late 1966 to 1967. It featured the typical Ampeg ‘Scroll Head’ design, heavily influenced by traditional upright acoustic basses. However, that’s about as far as similarities with acoustic basses went.

Vintage
Price: $7,999.00 CAD
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