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⚌Reduced‼ Paramount Style B 5 String Banjo Maple, 1922

⚌Reduced‼  Paramount Style B 5 String Banjo Maple, 1922

The Paramount Style B 5 string is built using Maple for the bulk of the wooden components, with a bound Brazilian Rosewood bridge and headplate. The classic, fairly complex inlay set is executed in engraved Mother of Pearl. There is natural wear and checking to the lacquer finish, and there is some damage to parts of the headstock inlays from previous re-gluing work, along with some cracks in the Brazilian Rosewood head plate – this is to be expected on an instrument nearly a century old.

Vintage
Price: $2,250.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌Messer Blues 14 Blueburst 2019

❌SOLD❌Messer Blues 14 Blueburst 2019

Here is a used Messer Blues 14 Blueburst in great condition, dating to 2019 and in nearly new condition with the original rigid padded lightweight case! Michael Messer is a well known English guitarist, who has over the years focused on steel and slide guitars. His line of resophonic guitars draws from his decades of experience playing these instruments, and aims towards an affordable but high quality guitar. 

Used
Price: $729.00 CAD

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National Raw Steel 12 Fret Resophonic Guitar

National Raw Steel 12 Fret Resophonic Guitar

The National Raw Steel 12 is built like other models with steel bodies and single 9.5 inch resonator cone, but is visually distinct with its retro ‘Chickenfoot’ style cover plate and new finish.   This finish can ‘work’ a bit better than the highly polished and reflective surface on the more expensive models, as in not showing smudges as easily. 

New
Price: $3,889.00 CAD
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National Raw Steel 14 Fret Resophonic Guitar

National Raw Steel 14 Fret Resophonic Guitar

Released for 2020, the National Raw Steel 14 Fret sports a new lightly ‘distressed’ finish and still delivers the warm, rich unmistakable National sound.  Also available in a 12-fret model.  The National Raw Steel 14 is built like other models with steel bodies and single 9.5 inch resonator cone, but is visually distinct with its retro ‘Chickenfoot’ style cover plate and new finish.

New
Price: $3,289.00 CAD
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National Raw Brass Resophonic Guitar

National Raw Brass Resophonic Guitar

New for 2020, the National Raw Brass 12 Fret sports a new lightly ‘distressed’ finish and still delivers the warm, rich unmistakable National sound. Also available in a 14-fret model and Raw Steel finish.  The National Raw Brass Resophonic guitar is built like other models with steel bodies and single 9.5 inch resonator cone, but is visually distinct with its retro ‘Chickenfoot’ style cover plate and new finish. This finish can ‘work’ a bit better than the highly polished and reflective surface on the more expensive models, meaning that it won’t show smudges as easily.

New
Price: $3,589.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Deering Goodtime Blackgrass 5-String Banjo Black, 2019

❌SOLD❌  Deering Goodtime Blackgrass 5-String Banjo Black, 2019

Here’s an unusual instrument for the Goth bluegrass enthusiast – a Deering Goodtime Blackgrass 5-String banjo, in black with chromed tension hooks! Introduced in early Spring 2019, the Deering Goodtime Blackgrass is based closely on the Goodtime resonator models. The construction is all Maple, sourced in North America. The fingerboard is black-stained Maple and the rest of the instrument has a satin Black finish. These instruments are built in the USA, in the same Spring Valley are of San Diego where top-end Deering banjos are made.

Used
Price: $990.00 CAD

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