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Sakurai No.8 Cedar Top Classical Guitar, 1977

Sakurai No.8 Cedar Top Classical Guitar, 1977

The M. Sakurai No.8 Cedar Top Classical guitars, indeed the entire line of Masaki Sakurai models, are under-appreciated gems. The set of guitars with labels reading ‘M. Sakurai Supervised by M. Kohno’ are from the period where Masaki Sakurai was still learning the craft from his uncle, Masaru Kohno.

Vintage
Price: $1,450.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Kolya Panhuyzen Maple Body Classical Guitar Natural, 1987

⚌Reduced‼ Kolya Panhuyzen Maple Body Classical Guitar Natural, 1987

Here is another fine and unusual guitar, a Kolya Panhuyzen Maple Body Classical model built in Toronto, Canada during 1987. Kolya Panhuyzen grew up around classical guitar construction and worked with his uncle, Edgar Monch, in both Germany and Toronto.

Used
Price: $4,000.00 CAD $4,500.00 CAD
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Kenny Hill Curva Negra Crossover, 2005

Kenny Hill Curva Negra Crossover, 2005

This Kenny Hill Curva Negra Crossover was built in Hill’s Felton, California workshop during 2005 and features a Hauser-influenced cutaway body. The guitar has a Bearclaw-figured Spruce top paired with Indian Rosewood for sides, back headplate and bridge.

Used
Price: $4,000.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Masaru Kohno Special Brazilian Classical, 1990

❌SOLD❌ Masaru Kohno Special Brazilian Classical, 1990

This is something special – a Masaru Kohno Special Brazilian Rosewood guitar, at or near the top of his line. The ‘Special’ model was originally named the ‘No.50’ and its bridge has a distinctive forward sweep. Signed by M. Kohno and dated to 1990, this well preserved professional grade instrument features a seven-fan European Spruce top paired with Brazilian Rosewood for the sides, back, heel cap, head plate and bridge.

Used
Price: $6,300.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ M. Sakurai No.5 Classical Guitar, 1976

❌SOLD❌   M. Sakurai No.5 Classical Guitar, 1976

Masaki Sakurai is the nephew of the late, renowned Japanese luthier Masaru Kohno, and as customary, is the heir to the Kohno shop. The M. Sakurai No.5 was one of his early instruments designed and built during his apprenticeship beginning in 1976. The M. Sakurai No.5 classical guitar is based closely on Kohno designs, and construction of these early models would have been closely supervised by Kohno himself.

Vintage
Price: $1,000.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Marc Beneteau Classical Guitar Spruce and Rosewood, 1998

❌SOLD❌   Marc Beneteau Classical Guitar Spruce and Rosewood, 1998

Here we have a very nice Marc Beneteau Classical guitar with Sitka Spruce top and Indian Rosewood back and sides, built in the Beneteau shop in St. Thomas Ontario during 1998. Built in a modern style, this Marc Beneteau classical model uses a Sitka Spruce top paired with Indian Rosewood for the sides and back.

Used
Price: $2,499.99 CAD

This instrument has sold

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