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‼️Reduced‼️ C. F. Martin 000-12 Custom Shop Goncalo Alves, 2017

‼️Reduced‼️  C. F. Martin 000-12 Custom Shop Goncalo Alves, 2017

Here’s a very special guitar – a C. F. Martin 000-12 Custom Shop 12 Fret, built during 2017 with Swiss Spruce top and Goncalo Alves for the back and sides. As a Martin Custom Shop instrument, this guitar is based on a 000 model with 12 fret neck, with customer-specified wood and trim choices. The top is certified High Altitude Swiss Spruce with scalloped Sitka Spruce bracing.

Price: $3399.99 CAD
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Breedlove DM Custom Left Handed ‘Revival’ Acoustic Guitar, 2009

Breedlove DM Custom Left Handed 'Revival'  Acoustic Guitar, 2009

Basing its design on the classic square-shoulder Dreadnought (the D) with Mahogany back, sides and neck (the M) and pairing that with a Sitka Spruce top, the Breedlove DM Custom Left Handed also features pre-war style scalloped bracing and an aged-toner top. The fingerboard and bridge are both Ebony, and the rosette evokes the simple patterns of classics like the D-18.

Price: $1600 CAD
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Sold! Yamaha GC20A Grand Concert Brazilian Classical, 1982

Sold!  Yamaha GC20A Grand Concert Brazilian Classical, 1982

The Yamaha GC20A was built as part of Yamaha’s Grand Concert line, reflecting their desire to create top quality classical guitars. This effort was made with the assistance of celebrated Spanish luthier Eduardo Ferrer, who travelled to Japan repeatedly to instruct and supervise a small group of Yamaha craftsmen.

Price: $1250 CAD

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G. W. Barry M body Cutaway Guitar, 1995

G. W. Barry M body Cutaway Guitar, 1995

G W Barry has been building fine steel strings for some time, and this M-body cutaway dates to 1995 at his shop in Toronto. Built with a Sitka Spruce top, Indian Rosewood back sides and headplate, with mahogany for the neck and ebony for the fingerboard and bridge, maple binding and an abalone rosette, this guitar is in very nice condition.

Price: $3650 CAD
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❌Sold❌ C. F. Martin OM-21 Steel String Guitar, 2012

❌Sold❌ C. F. Martin OM-21 Steel String Guitar, 2012

The Martin OM or Orchestra Model design appeared in 1930, and has been built in various forms. The C. F. Martin OM-21 uses ’21’ level appointments – Indian Rosewood back and sides, single layer binding, and Ebony for the bridge and bound fingerboard. The OM design fits between the full size ‘D’ body dreadnoughts, and the smaller, rounder single or double ‘O’ b body guitars.

Price: $2450 CAD

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G W Barry Concert Cutaway Steel String Guitar, 2000

G W Barry Concert Cutaway Steel String Guitar, 2000

This G W Barry Concert Cutaway steel string dates to the year 2000 and was built in Toronto, using Sitka Spruce for the top, paired with Indian Rosewood for the back, and sides, and streaked Ebony for the fingerboard and bridge. The neck and blocks are Mahogany, and the rosette uses and Abalone ring. The Barry concert body draws from the proportions of the Gibson J-185, but in a more curvaceous – dare we say bodacious – rendering of that design.

Price: $3999.99 CAD
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