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Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1981

Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1981

This Sergei de Jonge Classical guitar was built during 1981 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: $2,999.99 CAD
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Harrison NJ Custom Archtop Guitar Natural, 2022

Harrison NJ Custom Archtop Guitar Natural, 2022

Here is a brand new Douglas Harrison NJ Custom, with a carved Sitka Spruce top and flamed Big Leaf Maple for the sides, back and neck. Featuring a 16 inch wide body, this new Harrison NJ Custom also uses Macassar Ebony for the bridge, tailpiece, head plate, Laskin style arm rest, and a segmented sound port on the upper bass side. The frets are stainless steel medium jumbo, and it should be years before they require any service.

New
Price: $13,900.00 CAD
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Taylor 655ce 12-String Jumbo Amber Natural, 1998

Taylor 655ce 12-String Jumbo Amber Natural, 1998

Following in the steps of jumbo bodied 12-strings, the Taylor 655ce 12-String cutaway electric features a Flame Maple body with a Sitka Spruce top. Built from 1998 to 2013, the Taylor 655ce 12-string is a cutaway Jumbo bodied instrument, reflecting classic models like the Guild F-512.

Used
Price: $3,199.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ CFox SJX Small Jumbo Guitar by Charles Fox Natural, 2002

⚌Reduced‼  CFox SJX Small Jumbo Guitar by Charles Fox Natural, 2002

This CFox SJX, is a ‘Small Jumbo with Vintage X Brace’, production model built under the supervision of luthier Charles Fox in Healdsburg, California. It was sold new in February 2003 at The Twelfth Fret and is in overall good condition. This instrument features a Sitka Spruce top, Indian Rosewood sides and back, Mahogany body blocks and neck, and Ebony fingerboard and bridge. An L R Baggs pickup system has been installed, with the volume control on the bass edge of the sound hole.

Used
Price: $1,999.99 CAD
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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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