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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Brian Setzer Signature 6120SSU Nashville, Orange Flame, 1997

❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Brian Setzer Signature 6120SSU Nashville, Orange Flame, 1997

The Gretsch Brian Setzer 6120SSU, built from 1993 to 2014, was one of the earlier of the Setzer Signature models based on the 1960 6120s used in the Stray Cats, Brian Setzer Orchestra and various solo projects. Introduced in 1954 as a Chet Atkins model, the Gretsch 6120 featured a fully hollow, 16 inch wide and 2 7/8 inch deep Maple Laminate body with bound F holes, tone bar / sound post bracing and a Maple neck with Rosewood or Ebony fingerboard and bridge base.

Used
Price: $2,999.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES125TC Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1969

❌SOLD❌  Gibson ES125TC Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1969

Here is a nicely preserved Gibson ES125TC thin body archtop.  This guitar has both a single cutaway and single dog-ear P-90 pickup, and was built during 1969 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In Gibson’s naming system, the ES stands for Electric Spanish – Spanish referring to the way the guitar is held and played – a 125 model, with the T meaning Thinline and the C denoting a cutaway.   The other version of this guitar has two pickups and is the ES125 TDC.  

Vintage
Price: $2,950.00 CAD

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Taylor AB-2 Acoustic Bass Imbuia, 2000 ❌SOLD❌

Taylor AB-2 Acoustic Bass Imbuia, 2000 ❌SOLD❌

Here we have a Taylor AB-2 Acoustic Bass, designed by Steve Klein and Bob Taylor with a single cutaway, Manzer Wedge style Imbuia body. The Wedge reduces the body depth on the bass side from six inches to 4.375 inches, and this has two primary effects. First, it’s easier and less fatiguing for the player’s arm. Second, the wedge has the effect of increasing the sonic output towards the player.  Linda Manzer  introduced the wedge feature on the 1984, 42-string ‘Pikasso’  guitar for Pat Metheney, and subsequently described it in a 1989 presentation to the Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans. 

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Price: $3,000.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Rickenbacker 360/12 Thinline Electric 12 String Fireglo, 2009

❌SOLD❌ Rickenbacker 360/12 Thinline Electric 12 String Fireglo, 2009

Here’s a real beauty – From April 2009 and in very good, all original condition, a Rickenbacker 360/12 in stunning FireGlo! The Rickenbacker 360/12 is an iconic guitar, and attracted top-flight attention from its first release. In fact the second example was gifted to George Harrison in 1964 by Francis C Hall, while the Beatles were in New York for their first US tour. The rest is history!

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Price: $3,199.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES225T Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1958

❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES225T Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1958

Introduced in 1955 and built until 1959, the Gibson ES225T was one of the first three new Thinline guitars with the Byrdland and the ES-350T. The ES-225T had the lowest price of the three and used the Les Paul trapeze tailpiece. Most models sported a single P-90 pickup in the middle position, though from 1956 to 1959 the ES-225TD – thinline and double pickup – was available. Both of these versions were discontinued shortly after the 1958 introduction of the very popular ES-335 and ES-355; the ES-345 appeared in 1959. 

Vintage
Price: $2,999.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Hofner Verythin John Stowell Sunburst, 2007

❌SOLD❌ Hofner Verythin John Stowell Sunburst, 2007

Based on the 1960s Verythin design, the Hofner Verythin John Stowell model was built until for a short time to around 200 pieces in Hagenau, Germany. This example, dating to April 13 2007 and signed by Master Luthier Thomas Stulheim features a German Spruce top and flame maple for the sides back and neck.Based on the 1960s Verythin design, the Hofner Verythin John Stowell model was built until from 2001 to 2008 in Germany. This was not a mass produced model and perhaps 200 examples were made.

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Price: $2,650.00 CAD

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