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Guild X-500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1979

Guild X-500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1979

The Guild X-500 archtop electric was a single-cutaway, fully hollow 17 inch wide archtop electric model built from 1953 to 1995, and again for a year or two until being discontinued in 2015. This example dates to 1979 and comes from the Westerly, Rhode Island plant. The Guild X-500 archtop is intended as an electric model, and Guild followed the proven pattern of using laminate woods for the body to reduce feedback.

Used
Price: $3,999.99 CAD
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Gretsch Tennessean 6119 Walnut, 1967

Gretsch Tennessean 6119 Walnut, 1967

Currently named the ‘Tennessee Rose’, the Gretsch Tennessean 6119 first appeared in 1958, and for 1961 gained the closed, thin ElectroTone body. Chet Atkins had been urging Gretsch to take steps to reduce feedback on their hollowbody designs, especially after Gibson introduced the center-block ES335 in 1958.

Vintage
Price: $3,250.00 CAD
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Huss & Dalton OM Custom Natural, 2002

Huss & Dalton OM Custom Natural, 2002

Here’s a lovely Huss & Dalton OM Custom built during 2002 and in very clean original condition, sporting a ‘Stingray’ inlay set and Abalone rosette ring. Built using the well proven Orchestra Model design, the Huss & Dalton OM Custom features an Adirondack Spruce top with tropical Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck. The bridge is ebony, the fingerboard binding is also ebony , the body binding is tortoise and the head plate is Indian Rosewood.

Used
Price: $4,850.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ CFox SJX Small Jumbo Guitar by Charles Fox Natural, 2002

⚌Reduced‼  CFox SJX Small Jumbo Guitar by Charles Fox Natural, 2002

This CFox SJX, is a ‘Small Jumbo with Vintage X Brace’, production model built under the supervision of luthier Charles Fox in Healdsburg, California. It was sold new in February 2003 at The Twelfth Fret and is in overall good condition. This instrument features a Sitka Spruce top, Indian Rosewood sides and back, Mahogany body blocks and neck, and Ebony fingerboard and bridge. An L R Baggs pickup system has been installed, with the volume control on the bass edge of the sound hole.

Used
Price: $2,350.00 CAD
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Taylor 555 12 String Jumbo Acoustic Guitar Natural, 1991

Taylor 555 12 String Jumbo Acoustic Guitar Natural, 1991

Introduced in 1978 and built until 2006, the Taylor 555 12 String is a Spruce and Mahogany, Jumbo bodied model with a huge voice. Here we’re looking at a Taylor 555 12-string built during 1991 in El Cajon, California. It pairs Sitka Spruce for the top with Mahogany for the sides, back and neck with Ebony for the fingerboard and bridge, but it has no electronics.

Used
Price: $1,800.00 CAD
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Godin XTSA Cherry, 2005 and Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer, 2011

Godin XTSA Cherry, 2005 and Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer, 2011

Here’s a neat pairing – a Godin XTSA solidbody electric in Cherry finish with a Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer floor unit! The Godin XTSA is a solidbody electric with a pair of humbuckers and a single coil in HSH configuration, and its hardware includes a trem bridge with L R Baggs transducer saddles leading to a 13-pin output to drive a synth unit like the Roland GR-55 included here.

Used
Price: $1,999.99 CAD
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