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❌SOLD❌ Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Sunburst, 2017

❌SOLD❌ Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Sunburst, 2017

The Duesenberg Starplayer Bass takes inspiration from classic German basses of the 1950’s and 1960’s, but with significant improvements. The Starplayer Bass uses single cutaway hollow body with laminated Spruce top on a laminated Flame Maple back and bent Maple sides. The Maple neck is short scale – 30.3 inch or 770mm – and has a bound Rosewood fingerboard, plus a dual-action truss rod.

Used
Price: $1,950.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Dieter Hopf – Manuel Adalid Artista Membrane Classical Guitar, 2009

❌SOLD❌  Dieter Hopf - Manuel Adalid Artista Membrane Classical Guitar, 2009

Dieter Hopf’s family has been building for over three centuries, and his collaboration with Manuel Adalid, the Artista Membrane, uses the newest techniques. This unique design is a limited double top – the marked oval area visible on the cedar top is less than 2mm thick, but lattice braced with a carbon fiber layer. The result is an exceptionally loud voice, its tone tempered by the standard cedar top areas, with great projection.

Used
Price: $4,250.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Duesenberg Starplayer Special Creme and Black, 2002

❌SOLD❌ Duesenberg Starplayer Special Creme and Black, 2002

Introduced in 2002, the Duesenberg Starplayer Special uses the classic bolt-on design, with a full 25.5 inch scale maple neck on and alder body with humbucking pickups. The neck sports an Indian Rosewood fingerboard,  with Mother of Pearl dot inlays.  It is a straightforward guitar, delivering exactly what it advertises. This early Duesenberg Starplayer Special, built during 2002 – the first year of production – is in very clean, all original condition. It plays very well and has just the slightest wear, even to the frets. The original Duesenberg hard shell case is included.

Used
Price: $1,999.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Warwick Streamer Pro M 5-String Bass, 1999

❌SOLD❌ Warwick Streamer Pro M 5-String Bass, 1999

The Warwick Streamer Pro M bass is a bolt-on design, pairing Quilted Maple with Swamp Ash for the body, and Ovangkol and Wenge for the neck. Here we have a 5-string version of the Warwick Streamer Pro, built during 1999 at the Warwick shop in Markneukirchen, Saxony – where Framus guitars are also now produced.

Used
Price: $1,650.00 CAD

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❌ SOLD ❌ Stephan Thumhart Romantic Guitar, Munich 1820

❌ SOLD ❌ Stephan Thumhart Romantic Guitar, Munich 1820

This is one of the older pieces in our shop at the moment – a fully functional Romantic guitar by Stephan Thumhart, built in Munich and dated to 1820. It features a modern 25.5 inch scale length, spruce top, and figured maple back and sides. The neck of this Stephan Thumhart Romantic Guitar is maple with ebony for the fingerboard and pin bridge. It has had many repairs over its nearly two hundred year history, but works well.

Vintage
Price: $1,800.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Hofner Club Bass Cavern Spacing, Amber Burst 2018

❌SOLD❌ Hofner Club Bass Cavern Spacing, Amber Burst 2018

This new Hofner Club Bass offers a couple of special features. The top and back are nicely flamed, and the bass is finished in an amber shaded varnish. The pickups are placed in ‘Cavern Spacing’, meaning the neck and middle positions are used. While this seems counter intuitive, it’s done because in the bridge position, signal can be fairly weak, and those pickups are often not used. The middle position gets a much stronger signal from the strings.

New
Price: $3,750.00 CAD

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