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Eastman AR810 CE Archtop Electric Classic Finish, 2005

Eastman AR810 CE Archtop Electric Classic Finish, 2005

The Eastman AR810 CE , for Cutaway Electric, is one of the best deals for a traditional arched top guitar with solid carved Spruce top and Maple back, and Venetian cutaway.  If you are looking for a decent jazz box, your search may be over.  Here we’re looking at an Eastman AR810 CE, built during 2005 at the Eastman plant outside Beijing. These are great instruments, and this one is no exception.

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Price: $2100 CAD
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Eastman ER2 El Rey Thinline Archtop Red, 2006

Eastman ER2 El Rey Thinline Archtop Red, 2006

The Eastman ER2 El Rey is designed to produce a full archtop sound from a smaller, much lighter body – it is only 14 inches across, a bit bigger than a Gibson Les Paul. Otherwise it has a relatively typical archtop construction – solid, hand carved spruce top, solid and hand carved flame maple back, solid flame maple sides and neck, and ebony for the fingerboard, bridge base, and tailpiece cover.

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Price: $1250 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Eastman PG2 Pagelli Jazz Guitar Natural, 2011

❌SOLD❌ Eastman PG2 Pagelli Jazz Guitar Natural, 2011

The Eastman PG2 has a stunning new design for a full bodied archtop jazz guitar! The Pagelli Signature Series, designed in Switzerland by Claudio and Claudia Pagelli, is handcrafted in the Eastman workshop of premium AAA spruce & deeply flamed maple. The Eastman PG2 Pagelli features a striking ebony tailpiece, ebony finger rest, unique full contact ebony floating bridge with bone saddle insert, Kent Armstrong HJGS6-BK suspended pickup with adjustable pole pieces and pickguard mounted volume & tone controls.

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Price: $3300 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Eastman AR803ce Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst, 2009

❌SOLD❌ Eastman AR803ce Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst, 2009

The Eastman AR803ce archtop falls in the category of the ‘Jazz Box’ guitar – providing the warm, rich, rounded tone an arched top guitar provides so well. Eastman is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of hand made, carved top instruments, with a background in violin and cello family construction. They pride themselves on following European luthiery traditions, particularly those flowing from 17th century German builders. At the time, many of the the most respected Italian builders were actually German!

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Price: $1900 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Eastman AR810CE Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst, 2004

❌SOLD❌ Eastman AR810CE Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst, 2004

The Eastman AR810CE is a one of a now fairly rare breed – a hand carved, full sized arched top and back guitar at a reasonable price. Built to meet the needs of jazz guitarists, this model delivers vintage archtop performance in a modern package. Using a 17 inch wide, 3 1/8 inch deep body, the Eastman AR810CE has a hand carved solid Spruce top and carved figured Maple back. The neck is Maple with a bound Ebony fingerboard, and Ebony is also used for the head plate, pickguard, bridge and tailpiece.

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Price: $2100 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Eastman AR805CE Cutaway Archtop Guitar, Sunburst 2006

❌SOLD❌ Eastman AR805CE Cutaway Archtop Guitar, Sunburst 2006

The Eastman AR805CE archtop is a high quality archtop guitar sporting a cutaway and traditional neck-mount pickup, with controls on the pickguard so the solid spruce top is not restricted by extra hardware. Hearkening back to the days of archtop supremacy, the AR805CE uses a 16 inch wide, 3.25 inch deep body built with solid woods – carved solid spruce for the top, carved solid maple for the back, and maple for the sides and neck.

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Price: $1750 CAD

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