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Eastman T59 V Thinline Archtop Electric Antique Varnish

Eastman T59 V Thinline Archtop Electric Antique Varnish

The Eastman T59 V is a take on one of the most successful and influential of Ted McCarty’s innovations, the thinline, semi-hollow archtop electric guitar. Around 1957, Gibson was looking to update its product line to address a number of issues, one of which was the rise in amplified stage volumes causing feedback. While the engineering team is credited with most of the design, it was apparently president Ted McCarty’s idea to put a solid Maple block through the center of the guitar.

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Price: $2,099.00 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Valley Arts Custom Pro Interlock Neck Burnt Amber, 1987

‼️Reduced‼️  Valley Arts Custom Pro Interlock Neck Burnt Amber, 1987

This instrument is an early Valley Arts Custom Pro, in the 7/8th size and 25.75 inch scale format and with the ultra rare interlocking neck joint, built during 1987 at the expanded Valley Arts shop in North Hollywood, California. As was the case for many other early Valley Arts guitars, this example was originally purchased and used regularly by a top-rank professional guitarist for many studio and performance engagements. All of the wear on this guitar comes from pro use.

Vintage
Price: $2,750.00 CAD
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Ibanez AZ2202A Prestige Solidbody Electric Tri Fade Burst

Ibanez  AZ2202A Prestige Solidbody Electric Tri Fade Burst

The Ibanez AZ220A shares many features from the rest of the AZ line, but with two main differences. Most of the AZ line features an alder body but the AZ2202A has an ash body. Ash is a slightly heavier weight wood with a great balance of brightness and warmth and was used on many of the revered Fender guitars from the 1950’s to today.  The other main difference on the Ibanez AZ2202A model is that the roasted maple neck has 22 frets rather then 24.

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Price: $2,999.00 CAD
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Charvel Pro Mod DK24 HSS Primer Gray

Charvel Pro Mod DK24 HSS Primer Gray

The Charvel Pro Mod DK24 HSS 2PT uses Charvel’s modern DK24 platform and includes high end features and buttery smooth playability. Key features of the Charvel Pro Mod DK24 include the caramelized maple neck with a satin hand rubbed urethane finish, sculpted shredders heel cut and rolled fingerboard edges. Anyone looking for a smooth easy playing neck with love this instrument!

New
Price: $1,499.00 CAD
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Charvel ProMod DK24 HH Satin Burgundy Mist

Charvel ProMod DK24 HH Satin Burgundy Mist

The Charvel ProMod DK24 HH is a great, straight ahead guitar with all the essentials for an efficient rock machine and is one of our recent Staff Picks !   Seen here is the Satin Burgundy Mist version, and  here is the Sunburst version.  Based on the ‘Super Strat’ concept with a pair of humbuckers and two-point, non-locking trem, the Charvel ProMod DK24 combines and alder body with roasted or ‘caramelized’ maple neck for full, clear tone and fairly lightweight.   

New
Price: $1,329.00 CAD
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Harrison GB Custom Redwood Burl Top, 2017

Harrison GB Custom Redwood Burl Top, 2017

Here is a lovely Harrison GB Custom Redwood Burl top thinline archtop, built in Toronto during 2017 and based on a design for the late jazz artist Gary Benson. Douglas Harrison has been building arched top guitars for some years now and his GB Custom has been very popular, with most I have seen being true custom models, with varying tops and hardware configurations.

Used
Price: $4,900.00 CAD
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