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Pre-Sold‼ Gibson Clapton Firebird I 1964 Model Sunburst, 2019

Pre-Sold‼ Gibson Clapton Firebird I 1964 Model Sunburst, 2019

This fantastic instrument is pre-sold, but we wanted to share it. It’s a brand new Gibson Clapton Firebird, number 100 of just 100 built to re-create Clapton’s 1964 Firebird I as used in Cream. Gibson introduced the Firebird in 1963, initially using neck-through construction – while the neck section is built of several sections of Mahogany separated by Walnut for stability, it extends the full length of the guitar.

New
Price: $0.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Rickenbacker 4001 Bass JetGlo Black, 1973

❌SOLD❌ Rickenbacker 4001 Bass JetGlo Black, 1973

One of the iconic rock basses, the Rickenbacker 4001 bass was built as a two-pickup version of the 4000 bass, adding a neck pickup to the distinctive Cresting Wave body design by German luthier and designer Roger Rossmeisl. Built from 1961 to 1986 when it was replaced by the 4003 bass, the Rickenbacker 4001 bass features a Maple body and through-body Maple neck, with a bound and finished Indian Rosewood fingerboard.   Rickenbacker’s rosewoods tend to be quite light coloured, almost towards the colour tones of other species such as Pau Ferro.   

Vintage
Price: $3,250.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Committee G7628 Maple Walnut Solidbody Guitar, 1978

❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Committee G7628 Maple Walnut Solidbody Guitar, 1978

The Gretsch Committee G7628 came into being during the era of Baldwin ownership – summer 1967 to early 1985 – and was built from 1977 to 1980. This is a solidly Baldwin era Gretsch Committee G7628, a solid-body, through-neck double cutaway design built of Maple and Black Walnut. With a bound Indian Rosewood fingerboard, it carries a pair of humbucking pickups under a ‘bat-wing’ type pickguard. The pickguard was either opaque or transparent. The pickups feed through a mini-toggle selector switch and individual volume and tone controls. A hardtail bridge strung through the body and enclosed tuners complete the hardware.

Vintage
Price: $1,250.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Firebird V 1965 Reissue Tobacco Burst, 2011

❌SOLD❌  Gibson Firebird V 1965 Reissue Tobacco Burst, 2011

The Gibson Firebird V appeared in 1963 as part of a wave of new models inspired by Ray Dietrich, a prominent Detroit auto designer.

Used
Price: $4,499.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Firebird V Through-Neck Electric Red, 1981

❌SOLD❌ Gibson Firebird V Through-Neck Electric Red, 1981

This example is one of few Gibson Firebird V ‘s built during 1981. Its serial number points to production on February 23rd, 1981 at the Kalamazoo plant, and it features an unusual Red finish and Gold plated hardware. It has been refretted – necessary because it’s also been played as intended – but otherwise is in original condition. The refret was well done, and uses fairly large wire.

Vintage
Price: $2,450.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Jackson Stars SL-2H Neck Through Made In Japan, Black, 1990

❌SOLD❌  Jackson Stars SL-2H Neck Through Made In Japan, Black, 1990

The Jackson Stars line featured a number of familiar Jackson models and was built in Japan with very high quality, with importation limited 1990 and 1991. Subsequently, sales of these pro-level models was limited to the Japanese market. These followed the successful Charvel series, and began in 1990.  In 1992, production of bolt-on models began and importation of that line continued. This Jackson Stars SL-2H, Made In Japan and according to its serial number, during 1990. On these guitars, the serial number is an impressed stamp located on the body end of the fingerboard. It’s a six digit number, with the first digit indicating the year, counting from 1990.

Used
Price: $1,400.00 CAD

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