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Taylor NS62ce Nylon String Crossover Natural, 2010

Taylor NS62ce Nylon String Crossover Natural, 2010

Built 2002 to 2011, the Taylor NS62ce was a ‘crossover’ model, part of the Nylon Series. A ‘Crossover’ usually has a number of features seldom found on other nylon string guitars, including a cutaway plus a narrower, crowned fingerboard and often electronics.

Used
Price: $2,000.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Ramirez 1a Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 1969

❌SOLD❌ Ramirez 1a Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 1969

Ramirez 1a flamenco guitars are built in the traditional Spanish style at the ‘home’ workshop. The guitar centers on a ‘slipper foot’ neck to body joint, with the sides fitting into slots cut into the heel block. The body pairs a Spruce top with Cypress back and sides – a very light wood in terms of weight and colouring, also providing a lot of brightness to the tone.

Vintage
Price: $2,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Ramirez 1a Spruce, 1986

⚌Reduced‼ Ramirez 1a Spruce, 1986

The Ramirez 1a or Tradicional, seen here with a Spruce top, has for been a benchmark of top quality classical and flamenco guitars for over half a century. The 1a designation technically refers to the quality of the materials and workmanship, but has become associated with the Tradicional model.

Vintage
Price: $5,900.00 CAD $6,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Ramirez Model 1a Tradicional Cedar 665mm, 1980

⚌Reduced‼ Ramirez Model 1a Tradicional Cedar 665mm, 1980

The Ramirez Model 1a Tradicional, seen here with a Red Cedar top, has been a benchmark of top quality classical and flamenco guitars for over half a century. The 1a designation technically refers to the quality of the materials and workmanship, but has become associated with the Tradicional model.

Vintage
Price: $4,500.00 CAD $5,000.00 CAD
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Lenny Breau’s Ramirez 1a Flamenco Guitar, 1961

Lenny Breau's Ramirez 1a Flamenco Guitar, 1961

Here is an historic piece – one of Lenny Breau’s Ramirez 1a Flamenco Guitars, built during 1961 and used during many appearances with Lenny as seen in the attached clips. The first clip is from is a CBC documentary from 1968 with Lenny playing the guitar with its distinctive friction tuners, and the visible, protective tap plates (Golpeador). Note the technical deviation from ‘strictly traditional’ Flamenco style – the use of a thumbpick, very likely a Chet Atkins influence.

Vintage
Price: $19,500.00 USD
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Martin 00-28C Classical Brazilian Rosewood, 1968

Martin 00-28C Classical Brazilian Rosewood, 1968

The Martin 00-28C was the top of Martin’s classical guitar line, featuring Brazilian Rosewood back and sides and a fan-braced Sitka Spruce top. The fingerboard and bridge are Ebony, with Mahogany for the body blocks and neck. The bracing is Spruce, and the neck attachment style is a dovetail joint.

Vintage
Price: $5,250.00 CAD
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