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Guild X-500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1979

Guild X-500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1979

The Guild X-500 archtop electric was a single-cutaway, fully hollow 17 inch wide archtop electric model built from 1953 to 1995, and again for a year or two until being discontinued in 2015. This example dates to 1979 and comes from the Westerly, Rhode Island plant. The Guild X-500 archtop is intended as an electric model, and Guild followed the proven pattern of using laminate woods for the body to reduce feedback.

Used
Price: $3,999.99 CAD
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Guild X-500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1960

Guild X-500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1960

Here’s a beautiful piece of functional art – from 1960, a Guild X-500 Archtop electric in original condition and very playable! The Guild Guitar company was formed in New York 1951 by jazz guitarist and musical retailer Alfred Dronge and George Mann, ex-Epiphone executive. Most of the staff were also ex-Epiphone employees who did not follow the company from New York to Philadelphia, a move sparked by a four-month strike.

Vintage
Price: $5,500.00 CAD
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Dean USA Soltero MHG Open Pore Finish, 2008

Dean USA Soltero MHG Open Pore Finish, 2008

Built from 2006 to 2008, the Dean USA Soltero MHG is a single-cut, sculpted top solidbody with Mahogany for the body, top and neck, and an Ebony fingerboard. Dean Zelinsky founded Dean Guitars in 1997 (at age 17) and in 1997 sold the company to Armadillo Enterprises run by the late Elliott Rubinson. In 2008, Zelinsky founded DBZ guitars.

Used
Price: $1,200.00 CAD
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LTD EC1000 Single Cut Black Natural Burst (Out of Stock)

LTD EC1000 Single Cut Black Natural Burst (Out of Stock)

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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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES125TC Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1969

❌SOLD❌  Gibson ES125TC Thinline Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1969

Here is a nicely preserved Gibson ES125TC thin body archtop.  This guitar has both a single cutaway and single dog-ear P-90 pickup, and was built during 1969 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In Gibson’s naming system, the ES stands for Electric Spanish – Spanish referring to the way the guitar is held and played – a 125 model, with the T meaning Thinline and the C denoting a cutaway.   The other version of this guitar has two pickups and is the ES125 TDC.  

Vintage
Price: $2,950.00 CAD

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Hamer Monaco Super Pro Amber Burst, 2012 (No Longer Available)

Hamer Monaco Super Pro Amber Burst, 2012 (No Longer Available)

The Hamer Monaco Super Pro was built in the USA from 2002 to 2012 as a single cutaway, chambered solidbody with a figured Maple cap on a Mahogany slab body. The neck is Mahogany, with an Indian Rosewood fingerboard and 25.5 inch scale length. For hardware, Schaller tuners are used, and a standard Tune-o-Matic bridge and stop tailpiece combination. Seymour Duncan custom pickups run through a pickup selector, master volume and two tone controls.

Used
Price: $2,650.00 CAD

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