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❌SOLD❌ Sergei de Jonge 630mm Classical Guitar, 2007

❌SOLD❌ Sergei de Jonge 630mm Classical Guitar, 2007

This classical guitar was built during 2007 at the current de Jonge shop in Chelsea, Quebec. It is a smaller scale model, with 630mm scale length and 50mm nut. The top is lattice-braced Spruce, and the sides, back, headplate and bridge are Indian Rosewood. The neck is Mahogany with an Ebony fingerboard. Tuners are Gotoh models, satin gold plated with marbled plastic buttons. There is one dot position marker on the fingerboard bass edge, at the 7th fret. The neck is not attached in the traditional Spanish style, where it is mated to the sides, but instead there is some sort of tenon or dovetail joint.

Used
Price: $5,950.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Kohno No.15 Brazilian Rosewood Classical Guitar, 1974

❌SOLD❌ Kohno No.15 Brazilian Rosewood Classical Guitar, 1974

Here we have a Kohno No.15 Brazilian Rosewood Classical Guitar, built using a Spruce top paired with Brazilian Rosewood for the back, sides, headplate and bridge. The neck is Spanish Cedar, reinforced with ebony strips, and has an ebony fingerboard. The basic construction follows the traditional Spanish method, inserting the sides into slots in the heel. Proportions are for a concert grade instrument, 650mm scale length and 52mm nut width. Typically, it has no serial number but is dated to 1974.

Vintage
Price: $2,750.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Manuel Rodriguez Hijos FC Classical Guitar, 2011

❌SOLD❌ Manuel Rodriguez Hijos FC Classical Guitar, 2011

The family of Manuel Rodriguez has been building guitars for over a century, opening their first shop in Madrid, Spain during 1905. Over the decades they have lived outside of Spain and for a time in the Los Angeles area, but since 1973 have been active once again in Madrid. In 1994 they opened a production facility in Toledo.  Now, they are one of the largest producers of guitars in Spain.  This Manuel Rodriquez Hijos FC model classical guitar, built during 2011 in Madrid, features solid wood construction, with a Canadian Cedar top, Indian Rosewood for the back, sides, bridge and headstock overlay, and a Spanish Cedar neck with ebony fingerboard.

Used
Price: $1,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Robert Ruck Classical Guitar, 2009

❌SOLD❌  Robert Ruck Classical Guitar, 2009

Robert Ruck has built guitars as his full time profession since 1966, and has become a highly respected luthier.   His guitars are very sought after and many other luthiers visit him to learn more about the higher levels of refined guitar construction. Most of his instruments are Classical designs built in the Spanish method, but he does also build Flamenco guitars.

Used

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❌ SOLD ❌ Jose Lopez Bellido Flamenco Negra Guitar, 1999

❌ SOLD ❌ Jose Lopez Bellido Flamenco Negra Guitar, 1999

Here we are treated to a Jose Lopez Bellido Flamenco Negra guitar, dating to 1999 and using a German Spruce top and Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. This wonderful instrument is in good working order with some play wear and has tap plates, golpeador, already installed plus there’s a K&K pickup. A hard shell case is included.
Jose Lopez Bellido retired in 2009 and was a well known and highly respected guitar builder in Granada, Spain.   Guitar building runs in his family, with his older brother Manuel Lopez Bellido operating Guitarras Bellido and sons and nephews having their own workshops.

Used
Price: $3,499.00 CAD

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

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

Masaki Sakuri is the nephew of the late, renowned Japanese luthier Masaru Kohno, and as customary, is the heir to the Kohno shop. The Sakurai No.5 was one of his early instruments as an apprentice.

Vintage
Price: $900.00 CAD

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