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‼️Reduced‼️ Ramirez Elite 650a Tradicional Spruce and Madagascar Rosewood, 1995

‼️Reduced‼️ Ramirez Elite 650a Tradicional Spruce and Madagascar Rosewood, 1995

The Ramirez Elite is a rare piece, hand built at the Ramirez shop in Madrid in very limited quantities with the finest materials and top quality craftsmanship. Based on the Centenario model that commemorated the hundredth anniversary of Ramirez family guitar building, the Elite uses the same quality of materials and ornamentation. As with many other models, the Ramirez Elite is offered with either a German Spruce (A) or Red Cedar top paired with Madagascar Rosewood for the sides, back, head plate and bridge.

Used
Price: $10999.99 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Thomas Ribbecke Halfling Archtop Guitar Red Sunburst 2009

‼️Reduced‼️ Thomas Ribbecke Halfling Archtop Guitar Red Sunburst 2009

This 2009 Thomas Ribbecke Halfling archtop guitar was built especially for the 2009 Montreal Guitar Show, as an entry into the Red Collection grouping. It’s built with a carved Spruce top, carved Spalted Flame Maple back and matching sides, and Maple neck with an unbound Ebony fingerboard. The neck is a multi-scale with the center of its length being about 26 inches. There’s a large round soundhole on the top located on the upper bass bout next to the fingerboard and Bartolini pickup. Ebony is used for other components including the bridge, pickguard, tailpiece and truss rod cover. Mother of Pearl is used for the headstock Ribbecke and Halfling logos.

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Price: $15000 CAD
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Enoch Tradesman 12 Inch Cherry 5-String Nylon String Banjo, 2019

Enoch Tradesman 12 Inch Cherry 5-String Nylon String Banjo, 2019

Here we’re have a brand new Enoch Tradesman 12 5-string open back banjo, built of Cherry and with a Richlite fingerboard. Enoch Banjos are hand built in Kevin Enoch’s shop in Beltsville, Maryland, and are highly respected by the old-time banjo crowd. While the Enoch Tradesman is a simple, plain yet very high quality banjo, many Enoch banjos are custom built with incredible engraved inlay sets.

New
Price: $1865 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Karol Baritone Cutaway Acoustic Guitar Cedar and Walnut, 2013

❌SOLD❌ Karol Baritone Cutaway Acoustic Guitar Cedar and Walnut, 2013

This Karol Baritone example dates to 2013, and features a Cedar top with figured Walnut for the sides and back, Mahogany for the neck and Ebony for the bridge, head plate and bound fingerboard. The distinctive inlays, a K at the headstock, and a dragonfly at the octave fret, are executed in Mother of Pearl and Paua shell.

Used
Price: $4375 CAD

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❌SOLD❌Marc Beneteau OM Cedar and Padauk, 2011

❌SOLD❌Marc Beneteau OM Cedar and Padauk, 2011

This Marc Beneteau OM was built during 2011 at the Beneteau Guitars shop in St. Thomas, Ontario.   Marc has been building since 1974, originally in Ottawa.   He is largely self taught, though he’s taken inspiration from Jean Larrivee’s work.   Many prominent Canadian builders worked directly for or with Larrivee, but Marc did not, instead taking cues from Larrivee’s influences from classical guitar building, which produces a result quite different from the Martin – Gibson building styles.

Used
Price: $3500 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Anthony Karol Orchestra Model OM Rosewood, 2016

❌SOLD❌  Anthony Karol Orchestra Model OM Rosewood, 2016

Built at his workshop in Mississauga, Ontario, the Anthony Karol Orchestra Model is a fine example of skill and meticulous craft work. The Orchestra Model design is based closely on the classic 000 body size, but normally has a longer scale length. Karol makes the body slightly wider and rounds the shoulders for slightly increased bass output, with the goal of a more even response across the spectrum.

Used
Price: $4400 CAD

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