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C. F. Martin D-35 Steel String Dreadnought Guitar 1976

C. F. Martin D-35 Steel String Dreadnought Guitar 1976

This C.F. Martin D-35 was built during 1976 at the historic C. F. Martin plant in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. It uses a Sitka Spruce top, Indian Rosewood for the back, sides and headplate, and Ebony for the bridge and bound fingerboard. A K&K Mimi pickup system has been added.  This guitar has been used as intended over the years, and there are a few marks in the back and top, and fret wear is light to moderate. 

Price: $2399.99 CAD
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Collings D2H Spruce and Rosewood Dreadnought

Collings D2H Spruce and Rosewood Dreadnought

The Collings D2H square-shouldered 14-fret dreadnought is the based on most popular steel-string acoustic guitar body shape in the world. The Collings version combines impeccable craftsmanship, great looks and a tone tailor suited for hard strummers and bluegrass flatpickers.    Collings build quality is exceptional – it’s hard to imagine how much better built or finished an instrument could be. 

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‼️Off The MAP Sale‼️ Save $1299. – Taylor 614ce Maple Cutaway Steel String Guitar, 2015

‼️Off The MAP Sale‼️  Save $1299. - Taylor 614ce Maple Cutaway Steel String Guitar, 2015

Here’s a new, old stock Taylor 614ce from 2015, featuring spectacular flame maple back and sides, with full warranties and at a significant discount.    This guitar has been in storage and in its case since its arrival here,  and is fully unplayed aside from us handling it while putting together this listing.

Price: $3200 CAD
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SOLD! Santa Cruz OM Orchestra Model Guitar, 1997

SOLD!  Santa Cruz OM Orchestra Model Guitar, 1997

The Santa Cruz Guitar Company was founded in 1976 as one of the first ’boutique’ builders, and the versatile OM Orchestra Model has always been popular.

Price: $3000 CAD

This instrument has sold

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Gibson Northern Jumbo Slope Shoulder Dreadnought Sunburst, 2007

Gibson Northern Jumbo Slope Shoulder Dreadnought Sunburst, 2007

Like a Southern Jumbo, the Gibson Northern Jumbo features a slope-shouldered dreadnought body, with a Sitka Spruce top and Mahogany for the back, sides and neck. The fingerboard and bridge are Rosewood, with Mother of Pearl used for the inlays. A Firestripe type pickguard was stock. The top has a sunburst finish, on some promotional materials referred to as ‘Maple BUrst’, and the body has a dark tint. The rear of the headstock carries a decal of a Maple Leaf and ‘Limited Edition’ below. The truss rod cover is engraved ‘NORTHERN JUMBO’. As typical of Gibson acoustics of the period, an L R Baggs pickup system is discreetly installed, and the tuners are Grover Roto-Matics with nickel finish. 

Price: $2600 CAD
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Collings CJ-35 Slope Shouldered Dreadnought Guitar Sunburst, 2014

Collings CJ-35 Slope Shouldered Dreadnought Guitar Sunburst, 2014

The Slope Shouldered Dreadnought appeared early in the development of the steel string guitar, and the Collings CJ-35 is an expression of just how good this design can be when built by a master.

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