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Wren 8-String Cutaway Acoustic Natural, 1989

Wren 8-String Cutaway Acoustic Natural, 1989

Here’s another rarity – a David Wren 8-String cutaway steel string acoustic guitar, built in Toronto during 1989. Now retired, David Wren worked with Jean Larrivee in the mid 1970s and, along with others from the same group like William ‘Grit’ Laskin and Linda Manzer, became one of the premiere Canadian guitar builders. For some years he was a partner at The Twelfth Fret.

Used
Price: $3,999.99 CAD
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Huss & Dalton OM Custom Natural, 2002

Huss & Dalton OM Custom Natural, 2002

Here’s a lovely Huss & Dalton OM Custom built during 2002 and in very clean original condition, sporting a ‘Stingray’ inlay set and Abalone rosette ring. Built using the well proven Orchestra Model design, the Huss & Dalton OM Custom features an Adirondack Spruce top with tropical Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck. The bridge is ebony, the fingerboard binding is also ebony , the body binding is tortoise and the head plate is Indian Rosewood.

Used
Price: $4,850.00 CAD
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Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1980

Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1980

This Sergei de Jonge Classical guitar was built during 1980 in Toronto, following de Jonge’s return to Canada from a year in Holland and creation of a new workshop. Having learned guitar building in Toronto during the years 1969 to 1971 from Jean Larrivee and Edgar Monch via Eli Kassner, and then a year with Patt Lister in Collingwood, this de Jonge classical shows these strong influences.

Vintage
Price: $4,000.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Oskar Graf Baritone Fan-Fret Guitar, 2017

⚌Reduced‼  Oskar Graf Baritone Fan-Fret Guitar, 2017

Here is a very unusual and very good instrument – an Oskar Graf baritone fan-fret classical guitar, built during 2017 at Graf’s shop in Clarendon, Ontario. Oskar Graf is a well-respected luthier who has been building for many ears, and is now approaching retirement. His skills are well demonstrated here.

Used
Price: $8,000.00 CAD
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Martin D-18 Dreadnought Natural, 2013

Martin D-18 Dreadnought Natural, 2013

With a design dating back to 1917, the Martin D-18 Dreadnought has been one of the bases of the Martin line since its official launch in 1931. The Martin D-18 Dreadnought shares a number of core design elements with all other Martin Dreadnoughts, a large body with Mahogany neck. What changes from model to model is the wood selection and appointments.

Used
Price: $2,500.00 CAD
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Taylor GS8E Natural, 2007

Taylor GS8E Natural, 2007

Now discontinued, the Taylor GS8E Natural uses the non-cutaway Grand Symphony body and pairs a Sitka Spruce top with Indian Rosewood for the sides, back and head plate. The neck and body blocks are Mahogany, with Ebony for the bridge and bound fingerboard. The top also sports an Abalone rosette ring.

Used
Price: $1,799.99 CAD
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