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Mayones Regius Pepper 7 Trans Black, 2012

Mayones Regius Pepper 7 Trans Black, 2012

Here’s an unusual piece – a Mayones Regius Pepper 7 String neck-through model with Trans Black ‘Eye’ Poplar top, hand built during 2012 at the Mayones shop in Gdansk, Poland. Mayones has been building higher end instruments since 1982 and while they offer a range of ‘standard’ guitar and bass models, they also offer custom builds through their Custom Shop and a build-to-order programme.

Used
Price: $4,500.00 CAD
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LTD EC1000 Single Cut Black Natural Burst

LTD EC1000 Single Cut Black Natural Burst

The LTD EC1000 in Black Natural Burst is designed by ESP in Japan and built in Indonesia. This is a well designed and built modern take on the single-cutaway carved top solidbody guitar concept.  This model uses Mahogany body with a burled Poplar top,  and a ‘Set-Through’ neck joint for the 3-piece Mahogany neck.   

New
Price: $1,529.99 CAD
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Danelectro 3022 DC2 Thinline Electric Bronze, 1959

Danelectro 3022 DC2 Thinline Electric Bronze, 1959

In the mid 1950’s, interest in the electric guitar rapidly increased and guitars like the Danelectro 3022 DC2 were built to satisfy the demand. Designed to be inexpensive to produce and buy, tens of thousands of these and related guitars were built for sale through department stores like Sears (under the Silvertone brand), some in the $70 price range. While countless players started with guitars like this, most played for their own satisfaction but some went on to spectacular fame.

Vintage
Price: $1,850.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Richmond Dorchester by Godin Sunburst, 2011

❌SOLD❌ Richmond Dorchester by Godin Sunburst, 2011

The chambered body Richmond Dorchester by Godin was built from late 2008 until 2013, along with a bass version, the Belmont and Empire models. The Richmond guitar shop was initiated by Godin during 2008 to focus on building chambered and solidbody electric models. Three models were ultimately offered, the Belmont Dorchester and Empire before closure in 2013.

Used
Price: $900.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Schreiner Swan Neck Baroque 13-Course Theorbo Lute, 1996

❌SOLD❌ Schreiner Swan Neck Baroque 13-Course Theorbo Lute, 1996

Here’s an unusual rarity – a thirteen course, Michael Schreiner Swan Neck Baroque Theorbo Lute based on a 1730 design and built during 1996 in Toronto. The Schreiner Swan Neck Baroque Theorbo Lute perhaps presages the harp guitars that appeared in the early part of the 20th century. It combines the melodic and chordal capabilities of the Lute (or guitar) with a set of long, unfretted strings tuned to progressively lower pitches.

Used
Price: $2,750.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Hofner Model 182E2 Solid Bass Red Tolex, 1963

❌SOLD❌ Hofner Model 182E2 Solid Bass Red Tolex, 1963

The Hofner Model 182E2 or ‘Solid Bass’ when sold by Selmer, was built at Bubenreuth Bavaria from 1962 to 1985, and was also available in a single pickup ‘E1’ model. While Hofner is best known worldwide for the Model 5000/1 violin shaped ‘Beatle Bass’ used by Paul McCartney, they also made many solidbody guitars and basses. The Hofner Model 182E2 uses many of the same components as its more famous cousin, including the pickups, electronics package and ‘Teacup’ control knobs. The scale length is 30 inches or 762mm, the same as the Beatle Bass models.

Vintage
Price: $1,299.99 CAD

This instrument has sold

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