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Thompson 00 Redwood and Rosewood Natural, 1996

Thompson 00 Redwood and Rosewood Natural, 1996

This lovely Thompson 00 Redwood and Rosewood guitar was built around 1996 by Ted Thompson in his one-person shop in beautiful Vernon, located in British Columbia’s Okanagan region. Ted Thompson has been building since 1979 in the Vernon area. His guitars are exceptionally well and cleanly built and have clear, crisp and well articulated sounds with plenty of harmonic content. These are wonderful instruments for fingerstyle.

Used
Price: $2,950.00 CAD
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Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton Signature Model, Natural

Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton Signature Model, Natural

The Martin 000-28EC signature model is based on the guitar Eric Clapton used for an historic performance. On 16 January 1992, Eric Clapton performed for a small audience at Bray Film Studios in Windsor England. This iconic performance for the MTV Unplugged TV series would spawn an accompanying album that would become his best selling with 26 million copies worldwide. His guitar of choice was the Martin 000-28.

New
Price: $5,129.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ GW Barry Concert LH CW Brazilian Rosewood, 2017

⚌Reduced‼ GW Barry Concert LH CW Brazilian Rosewood, 2017

This GW Barry Concert LH features a Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top paired with a lovely Brazilian Rosewood set for the sides, back and head plate. This guitar was built during 2017 at GW Barry’s shop in Toronto, Canada. High quality, high end and hand built Left Handed guitars are not very common, so it is a treat to see this fantastic piece from Toronto luthier G W Barry.  Barry has been building for over 35 years, including a five year working apprenticeship with Jean Larrivee.

Used
Price: $6,300.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Weber Bitterroot F14 O Mandolin Classic Finish, 2002

❌SOLD❌  Weber Bitterroot F14 O Mandolin Classic Finish, 2002

Here we have a lovely Weber Bitterroot F14 O Oval hole, F Style mandolin in classic finish, built in Bend, Oregon during 2002 and signed by Bruce Weber. Built using a mix of traditional and modern techniques, this Weber Bitterroot F14 O Oval Hole F Style Mandolin features an X-braced Sitka Spruce top,  Flame Maple for the sides, back, and neck, and Ebony for the non-radiused fingerboard.  The original bridge has been replaced with a Brekke Bridge. 

Used
Price: $2,700.00 CAD

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Martin 00016E Steel String Guitar Natural

Martin 00016E Steel String Guitar Natural

The Martin 00016E is a compact auditorium sized guitar that features a Sitka spruce top and Granadillo sides and back. Granadillo is a tropical hardwood from Central America. Granadillo is similar to Indian rosewood but it tends to be slightly harder and denser. This produces a tone similar to Indian rosewood with a scooped midrange and extended bass and trebles but with an additional bell like chime to the top end.

New
Price: $2,299.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Martin OME Cherry Steel String Acoustic, 2018

❌SOLD❌ Martin OME Cherry Steel String Acoustic, 2018

The Martin OME Cherry is a recently introduced Martin model, based on the OM body, itself derived in late 1929 from a 14-fret neck 000 model. Built with FSC – “Forest Stewardship Council” certified woods, including Sitka Spruce, Cherry and Mahogany, the OME Cherry also comes stock with a Fishman Matrix VT Enhance NT1 pickup and preamp factory installed.

Used
Price: $1,999.00 CAD

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