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National El Trovador Long Scale with HotPlate Pickup Sunburst, 2007

National El Trovador Long Scale with HotPlate Pickup Sunburst, 2007

Here’s a National El Trovador Long Scale – 25.66 inch instead of 25 inches – resophonic guitar with a  National Hot Plate pickup. Built on the single-cone resophonic body, the National El Trovador Long Scale uses Mahogany Laminates for the top, sides and back with solid Mahogany for the body blocks and neck. The 12-fret fingerboard is Ebony, and the slotted peghead has an Indian Rosewood head plate sporting the National shield logo decal.

Used
Price: $3,700.00 CAD
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Morgan OM Maple Natural, 1997

Morgan OM Maple Natural, 1997

Here we have a Morgan OM Maple with clear gloss natural lacquer finish built during 1997, featuring a Sitka Spruce top and Flamed Maple for the sides and back. Morgan guitars are built in David Iannone’s shop in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Iannone has been building on his own since 1985, following an apprenticeship with Jean Larrivee. Many now-prominent Canadian builders learned and developed their skills in Larrivee’s shops in Toronto, Victoria and Vancouver.

Used
Price: $2,500.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Takamine Toby Keith EF250TK Sunburst, 2016

⚌Reduced‼ Takamine Toby Keith EF250TK Sunburst, 2016

Here is a stunning jumbo body guitar ideal for stage performance – a Takamine Toby Keith, based on the EF250 he played for many years and is now a signature model.  Drawing from classic Jumbo American guitars like the J-200 and F-500, the Takamine Toby Keith pairs a solid Sitka Spruce top with Flamed Maple for the cutaway, 17 inch wide body. The neck is Maple with Ebony used for the bound fingerboard, and Rosewood for the top-loading bridge. The inlays are Mother of Pearl and Abalone, with an Abalone ring at the rosette.

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Price: $1,699.99 CAD
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Elrick New Jazz Expat Series Bass Walnut Stain, 2012

Elrick New Jazz Expat Series Bass Walnut Stain, 2012

Here we have an Elrick New Jazz Expat Series 4-string bass featuring a Swamp Ash body with Walnut stain, Maple neck with zero fret and block position markers. Rob Elrick has been building high end bass guitars since the 1990s. To make his designs more accessible, Elrick Expat and E-Volution models are built in the Czech Republic using US components. 

Used
Price: $2,800.00 CAD
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Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III Black, 1997

Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III Black, 1997

The Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III, the last iteration of the Howard Roberts models, appeared in 1991 and was built until the model was discontinued around 2010, though it went out of production between 2003 and 2005. The first Fusion models appeared in 1979. Howard Roberts was a prominent American jazz guitarist, session player and teacher, born in 1929 and died in 1992. As part of the key LA session crowd The Wrecking Crew, Roberts played on many recordings, TV show and movie scores.

Used
Price: $3,250.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Ron Kirn Basic T Signature Swamp Ash Natural, 2008

❌SOLD❌ Ron Kirn Basic T Signature Swamp Ash Natural, 2008

The Ron Kirn Basic T is just what it sounds like – a basic T style guitar, very well built, well finished and with high quality components throughout. Ron Kirn has been building, repairing and finishing guitars in Jacksonville, Florida since the 1970s. At the time, custom builds were the only way of getting high quality T and S style guitars, as the production quality of major manufacturers was at possibly its lowest point.

Used
Price: $1,800.00 CAD

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