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Huss and Dalton CM Rosewood, 2019

Huss and Dalton CM Rosewood, 2019

Here we’re looking at a brand new, just introduced Huss and Dalton CM model. It features an Engelmann Spruce top, Indian Rosewood for the sides and back, with Mahogany for the body blocks and neck. The head plate, bridge, and Maple-bound fingerboard are Ebony. Body binding is also Maple. Abalone is used for the rosette and 12th Fret Scroll inlay, and the Huss and Dalton log is Mother of Pearl.

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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: $1800 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Greenfield GF Model Cutaway Steel String Acoustic, 2015

❌SOLD❌ Greenfield GF Model Cutaway Steel String Acoustic, 2015

Here is a fantastic Greenfield GF cutaway steel string guitar, built during May 2015 and signed inside the top by Michael Greenfield at his shop in Montreal, Quebec. The Greenfield GF uses the Florentine cutaway Grand Concert body design of the Greenfield G1, with an X-braced Sitka Spruce top, Indian Rosewood for the back and sides, Mahogany for the body blocks and neck, and Ebony for the headplate, asymmetrical bridge and bound fingerboard.

Used
Price: $9999.99 CAD

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Avalon Ard Ri A3 330 Walnut Jumbo Guitar, 2016

Avalon Ard Ri A3 330 Walnut Jumbo Guitar, 2016

Built in Newtownards, Northern Ireland, the Avalon Ard Ri A3 330 shows the influence of the company’s history with George Lowden, but also new in-house designs. Lowden Guitars is still operating and producing high quality instruments under the leadership of George Lowden. The original Lowden company was on the verge of folding in 1988 due to weak demand for acoustic guitars, a situation pressuring many builders at the time.

Used
Price: $4899 CAD
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Avalon Ard Ri L2-310C Jumbo Cutaway Amazaque, 2016

Avalon Ard Ri L2-310C Jumbo Cutaway Amazaque, 2016

Built in Newtownards, Northern Ireland, the Avalon Ard Ri L2-310C shows the influence of the company’s history with George Lowden, but also new in-house designs. Lowden Guitars is still operating and producing high quality instruments under the leadership of George Lowden. The original Lowden company was on the verge of folding in 1988 due to weak demand for acoustic guitars, a situation pressuring many builders at the time.

Used
Price: $4899 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Larrivee LV09 Florentine Cutaway Guitar, 1987

❌SOLD❌ Larrivee LV09 Florentine Cutaway Guitar, 1987

The Larrivee LV09 is a full bodied steel string cutaway guitar, pairing a Sitka Spruce top with Indian Rosewood for the back, sides and head plate. The neck is Mahogany, with Ebony for the bridge and bound fingerboard. Here, the headstock carries a ‘Pegasus’ engraved inlay executed in Mother of Pearl and Abalone.  As well, the head stock is bounded by an inlaid silver strip, a design idea from Tony Duggan-Smith that’s still featured on Larrivee models.   The tuners are gold plated Grover Imperial models with the Deco Stair-Step metal buttons. 

Vintage
Price: $2700 CAD

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