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❌SOLD❌ Yamaha SG2000 Solidbody Sunburst, 1982

❌SOLD❌  Yamaha SG2000 Solidbody Sunburst, 1982

Introduced in 1976, the Yamaha SG2000 was considered perhaps the finest solidbody guitar from Japan – perhaps from anywhere – for its time. This design was the result of a collaboration between Yamaha and Carlos Santana to improve the Yamaha SG175. The result became the flagship of the Yamaha electric line until 1988. Around 1983, Gibson gave legal notice to Yamaha over the use of the ‘SG’ term, and Yamaha responded by changing the name for US models to SBG for Solid Body Guitar. However, in Japan, the SG name stayed until 1988 when the model was discontinued.

Vintage
Price: $1,999.99 CAD

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Fender Stratocaster Pink Paisley MIJ, 1987

Fender Stratocaster Pink Paisley MIJ, 1987

Here’s something special! Not a reissue but an original, the Fender Stratocaster Pink Paisley was built in Japan from 1985 to 1987 while Fender had no guitar production in the USA. The Fender Stratocaster Pink Paisley model was unique to this era though during 1968, Fender built a Paisley Telecaster. The finish uses a foil layer on top of the body wood and covered with a polyester sunburst layer. This Fender Stratocaster Pink Paisley model dates to 1987 and was built for Fender Japan by Fuji-Gen at Matsumoto, Nagano. It’s in good clean condition though it has definitely been played, as evidenced by the fingerboard wear.

Vintage
Price: $2,150.00 CAD
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Roland Guitar Synth & Controller GR700 & G202, 1984/1983

Roland Guitar Synth & Controller GR700 & G202, 1984/1983

The Roland Guitar Synth, GR-700 and its controller G-202 were built between 1980 and 1984 and was influential as the first successful production guitar synthesizer. The GR-700 Roland Guitar Synth is an analog synthesizer using the same technologies and Roland’s popular JX-3P keyboard synth and the MKS-30 MIDI controlled rack mount version. It’s a relatively large floor controller providing six voices and 64 memory locations.

Vintage
Price: $2,999.99 CAD
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⚌SPECIAL PRICE‼ Ibanez RGD3127 01 7 String Prestige Flat White Pearl, 2018

⚌SPECIAL PRICE‼  Ibanez RGD3127 01 7 String Prestige  Flat White Pearl, 2018

The Ibanez RGD3127 7 String Prestige has everything needed in a 7 string. It features the Wizard-75pc Maple/Wenge neck with KTS™ TITANIUM rods, a 26.5 (673mm) scale length Birdseye Maple fingerboard with 17 inch radius and black dots, Jumbo frets, and a nicely contoured and carved basswood body with a Flat White Pearl finish. For hardware, a Lo-Pro Edge 7 tremolo bridge with locking nut is factory installed, along with a pair of DiMarzio® Fusion Edge pickups. The tuners are Gotoh, non=locking models as that’s not required with the locking nut.

New
Price: $1,999.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch 6120DSW Nashville Archtop Electric, Orange 2003

❌SOLD❌ Gretsch 6120DSW Nashville  Archtop Electric, Orange 2003

The Gretsch 6120DSW Nashville reproduces the 1955 6120 models whose popularity was led by Chet Atkins.  These are named Nashville because the license agreement with Atkins lapsed in 1980 with the end of Gretsch production.  Atkins signed a new agreement with Gibson in 1981,  and in 2007 Gretsch was able to renew the relationship.  The Gretsch 6120DSW Nashville  model,  with a few changes – primarily the Chet pickguard, Gold Bigsby with vintage handle, aluminum vs brass nut  and pickups by TV Jones rather than Seymour Duncan – is now called the G6120T-55 Vintage Select Edition ’55 Chet Atkins®.  The core of the guitar and other hardware are the same.

Used
Price: $2,800.00 CAD

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⚌Reduced‼ Gretsch Country Club G6196TSP-2G Archtop Smoke Gray and Violet, 2010

⚌Reduced‼   Gretsch Country Club G6196TSP-2G Archtop Smoke Gray and Violet, 2010

The Gretsch Country Club appeared in 1954 as one of Gretsch’s early electric guitars and targeted at the higher end jazz player needing a full size, 17 inch body and solid Spruce top. This model was in production until Gretsch folded in 1981, reappeared between 1995 and 1999 as a US built reissue, and again since 2001 as a pro-line model, Made in Japan by Terada.

Used
Price: $2,599.00 CAD
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