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Roosebeck 5 Course Baroque Guitar, Lacewood

Roosebeck 5 Course Baroque Guitar, Lacewood

The Roosebeck 5-course Baroque guitar is based on historic instruments, and is built using materials not covered by CITES export restrictions. The top is Spruce, the body and neck are a combination of light-coloured Lacewood and darker Sheesham. Lacewood is a term used for a variety of woods but often Roupala Brasiliensis, while Sheesham is Dalbergia Sissoo, also known as North Indian Rosewood.  On some versions of this instrument, Mid-East has used Walnut in place of Sheesham. 

New
Price: $1,289.00 CAD
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Roosebeck Renaissance Lute Six Course

Roosebeck Renaissance Lute Six Course

This Roosebeck Renaissance lute is a 6 course model, featuring a bowl constructed of 25 fluted Sheesham staves, and with a 600mm scale length. The top is Spruce, while the neck, bowl, nut, bridge, and end pin are built of Sheesham, The peg box is Sheesham and Lacewood. The frets are formed in the traditional manner – tied on – but are nylon line (guitar string) rather than gut. 

New
Price: $1,089.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar, 1998

❌SOLD❌  Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar, 1998

This well used Sergei de Jonge Classical guitar was built during 1998 in de Jonge Toronto shop of Spruce and Indian Rosewood.  Sergei de Jonge builds many excellent, professional grade instruments, and he also has taught many other builders. Some already accomplished builders take shorter sessions focusing on areas where de Jonge specializes, particularly French Polish finishing.

Used
Price: $3,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Yamaha GC30A Grand Concert Brazilian Classical, 1982

❌SOLD❌  Yamaha GC30A Grand Concert Brazilian Classical, 1982

The Yamaha GC30A Grand Concert Brazilian Classical reflects the upper end of Yamaha guitar production in a concert grade instrumen,t featuring a pairing of a Red Cedar top and Brazilian Rosewood back and sides.This Yamaha GC30A was built during 1982 at the Yamaha home facility in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture and is signed by master luthier Mr. Toshio Kato.

Vintage
Price: $2,450.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Harald Petersen Model C Classical Guitar, 1971

❌SOLD❌ Harald Petersen Model C Classical Guitar, 1971

Here we have a Harald Petersen Model C classical guitar, dated to 1971 – this was two years after Harald’s death, this guitar was completed by his sons. The label indicates this, not bearing Harald’s signature – it reads “Ta PH Petersen”. Following the Hauser style, it pairs a Spruce top with Indian Rosewood for the back,sides, bridge and body binding, with Mahogany for the neck and Ebony for the fingerboard.

Vintage
Price: $1,800.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Pedro de Miguel Flamenco Negra Guitar, 2005

❌SOLD❌  Pedro de Miguel Flamenco Negra Guitar,  2005

Here we have a Pedro de Miguel Flamenco Negra guitar,  built in Madrid during 2005.  The key difference between Flamenco Negra and Classical guitars, aside from the use of Rosewood instead of Cypress for the back and sides –  is largely geometry.  The neck set on a Flamenco guitar is a bit higher, allowing for low action and the attendant rattle that’s part of the Flamenco sound.  Flamenco Negra guitars are becoming more common and often found in the ‘World Music’ context.  

Used
Price: $2,500.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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