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Lowden F25c Cutaway Flat top Natural, 2002

Lowden F25c Cutaway Flat top Natural, 2002

Here’s a lovely Lowden F25c with Cedar and Indian Rosewood built during 2002 at the now-closed Lowden Guitars work shop in Newtownards, Northern Ireland.  The F25c is part of Lowden’s Original Series. Lowden Guitars began in 1974 with George Lowden reaching the decision to build professionally. Opening a shop in Groomsport, County Down, Northern Ireland. Orders grew and in 1980 his Swiss distributors sparked a five-year contract to have Lowden guitars built under license by dedicated workers at S. Yairi in Japan as a way of making these models more available.

Used
Price: $4,899.99 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Lowden S12 Spruce Steel String Guitar Natural, 1997

❌SOLD❌   Lowden S12 Spruce Steel String Guitar Natural, 1997

Built during 1997 at Newtonwards, Northern Ireland, this Lowden S12 pairs a Sitka Spruce top with Mahogany for the sides, back and neck. Overall this Lowden S12 is in good condition with light play wear. At some point, the pinless bridge was professionally re-glued. It plays nicely, and is responsive having a well developed voice with plenty of volume and projection.

Used
Price: $2,800.00 CAD $3,000.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Lowden F25 Steel String Guitar Natural, 2000

❌SOLD❌ Lowden F25 Steel String Guitar Natural, 2000

Here’s a lovely Lowden F25 with Cedar and Indian Rosewood built during 2000 at the current Lowden Guitars work shop in Newtownards, Northern Ireland.  The F25 is part of Lowden’s Original Series.  Lowden Guitars began in 1974 with George Lowden reaching the decision to build professionally. Opening a shop in Groomsport, County Down, Northern Ireland. Orders grew and in 1980 his Swiss distributors sparked a five-year contract to have Lowden guitars built under license by dedicated workers at S.Yairi in Japan as a way of making these models more available.

Used
Price: $3,350.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Avalon Ard Ri A3 330 Walnut Jumbo Guitar, 2016

❌SOLD❌  Avalon Ard Ri A3 330 Walnut Jumbo Guitar, 2016

Built in Newtownards, Northern Ireland, the Avalon Ard Ri A3 330 shows the influence of the company’s history with George Lowden, but also new in-house designs. Lowden Guitars is still operating and producing high quality instruments under the leadership of George Lowden. The original Lowden company was on the verge of folding in 1988 due to weak demand for acoustic guitars, a situation pressuring many builders at the time.

New
Price: $4,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Avalon Ard Ri L2-310C Jumbo Cutaway Amazaque, 2016

❌SOLD❌ Avalon Ard Ri L2-310C Jumbo Cutaway Amazaque, 2016

Built in Newtownards, Northern Ireland, the Avalon Ard Ri L2-310C shows the influence of the company’s history with George Lowden, but also new in-house designs. Lowden Guitars is still operating and producing high quality instruments under the leadership of George Lowden. The original Lowden company was on the verge of folding in 1988 due to weak demand for acoustic guitars, a situation pressuring many builders at the time.

New
Price: $4,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Lowden L25 Jumbo Steel String Guitar, 1989

❌SOLD❌  Lowden L25 Jumbo Steel String Guitar, 1989

This Lowden L25 is in good working order, and dates to 1989 at the shop in Bangor, County Down. It is built using a Red Cedar top paired with Indian Rosewood for the rather deep sides, back, neck stiffeners, head plate and bridge, with Mahogany for the neck and Ebony for the unbound fingerboard. The bridge is a pinless design, with the strings loading through the back edge of the bridge.  Tuners are gold plated, with Lowden logos and faux pearloid buttons. 

Vintage
Price: $2,200.00 CAD

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