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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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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson J185 Original Jumbo Steel String Antique Natural, 2005

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson J185 Original Jumbo Steel String Antique Natural, 2005

Here we have a Gibson J185 Original Jumbo bodied steel string in Antique Natural finish, built during 2005 at the Gibson Acoustic plant in Bozeman, Montana. The J-185 is a very good but likely under-appreciated guitar, being overshadowed by the better known and slightly larger J-200. The Gibson J185 and J200 have many similarities and the key differences are not always seen at first glance. Both feature the Jumbo body shape, Sitka Spruce top with Figured Maple for the sides and back, and Rosewood for the fingerboard and bridge.

Used
Price: $2,599.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Country Western Model Natural, 1957

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Country Western Model Natural, 1957

The Gibson Country Western Model debuted in 1955 as a miracle of rebranding – it is the classic Gibson SJ-N, Southern Jumbo Natural, with a new label! The SJ-N appeared in 1942, became the Country Western in 1955,  was again renamed the SJ-N in 1960,  and  finally dubbed the SJ Country Western in 1962.   The model was discontinued in 1977. The Gibson Country Western model, like the SJ-N, pairs a Sitka Spruce top with Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck.

Vintage
Price: $5,999.99 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Taylor Leo Kottke Signature Model Natural, 1994

❌SOLD❌ Taylor Leo Kottke Signature Model Natural, 1994

The Taylor Leo Kottke Signature model is now discontinued, but is a fantastic instrument for the finger stylist into the massive sounds of the 12-string guitar. Featuring a a Jumbo body with an Venetian cutaway, using a Sitka Spruce top paired with Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck, and Ebony for the fingerboard and bridge, the Taylor LKSM delivers a big sound with plenty of articulation, sparkle and projection.

Used
Price: $2,700.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Guild F212 NT 12 String Acoustic Guitar Natural, 1970

❌SOLD❌ Guild F212 NT 12 String Acoustic Guitar Natural, 1970

Built from 1964 to 1982, the Guild F212 came with a Natural Top (NT) and was based around a 16 inch wide Jumbo body of Spruce and Mahogany. Here we’re looking at a Guild F212 NT built during 1970 in Westerly, Rhode Island. This model is built with a Sitka Spruce top, Tropical Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck, and Indian Rosewood for the fingerboard and bridge. This guitar is in good working condition and has had a number of repairs over the years.

Vintage
Price: $1,450.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Larrivee LJ15 Rosewood Jumbo 12-String Guitar, 1992

❌SOLD❌  Larrivee LJ15 Rosewood Jumbo 12-String Guitar, 1992

Now out of production, the Larrivee LJ15 Rosewood 12 String is based on the Larrivee Jumbo body, with Rosewood for the sides, back and head plate and a Sitka Spruce top. The body blocks and neck are Mahogany with Ebony for the bridge and bound fingerboard. This Larrivee LJ15 Rosewood 12 String dates to March 31, 1992 while Larrivee had their shop in Victoria, British Columbia

Used
Price: $3,000.00 CAD

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