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❌SOLD❌ Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton Model Natural, 2001

❌SOLD❌  Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton Model Natural, 2001

The Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton model is based on the guitar Eric Clapton used for an historic performance. This example dates to September of 2001 and is in overall good clean condition with minor play wear. Fret wear is light to moderate in the low positions, and there is plenty of fret life remaining. On 16 January 1992, Eric Clapton performed for a small audience at Bray Film Studios in Windsor England.

Used
Price: $3,650.00 CAD

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SOLD!!! Martin 000-16E Steel String Guitar Natural

SOLD!!! Martin 000-16E 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: $2,339.00 CAD

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Martin 0-18 Standard Steel String Guitar Natural

Martin 0-18 Standard Steel String Guitar Natural

The Martin 0-18 Standard is a wonderful addition to the standard series from Martin guitars. This parlor sized body features a Sitka spruce top and mahogany sides and back. The small body shape is extremely comfortable to sit with and compact lower bout width helps to decrease strumming arm fatigue. The mahogany neck has a shorter 24.9” scale length and low oval profile to add to the comfortable playing experience.

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❌SOLD❌ Vega C56 Archtop Guitar Natural, 1940

❌SOLD❌  Vega C56 Archtop Guitar Natural, 1940

Built to compete with the Gibson L-7 and Epiphone Triumph, the Vega C56 Archtop was built from the 1930s until 1950. It was was Vega’s most popular full sized guitar and featured a solid Spruce top with Maple sides and back, Mahogany neck and Rosewood fingerboard. Here we have a Vega C56 archtop in the natural finish introduced in 1940. The serial number is somewhat below other models known to have been produced in 1940, so there’s a possibility this example was built in 1939. The top is solid Spruce, likely Adirondack.

Vintage
Price: $1,850.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Martin CS 00028 Adirondack and Cocobolo, 2017

❌SOLD❌ Martin CS 00028 Adirondack and Cocobolo, 2017

From the Custom Shop, here’s a very nice Martin CS 00028 featuring an Adirondack Spruce top paired with Cocobolo for the sides, back and head plate. Martin’s Style 28 was introduced in 1870 and the 000 body size appeared in 1902, with one 000-28 built that year. These had 12-fret necks until 1933, with the change to 14-fret necks spurred by the great banjoist migration that began in the closing years of the 1920s.

Used
Price: $5,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Advanced Jumbo Historic Collection Vintage Burst, 2005

❌SOLD❌ Gibson Advanced Jumbo Historic Collection Vintage Burst, 2005

Here’s a lovely and unusual piece – a Gibson Advanced Jumbo Historic Collection model, patterned after the original 1936 round shouldered, Rosewood dreadnought. While this looks rather like other Gibson round shoulder models – particularly the venerable J-45 – the Advanced Jumbo has a longer scale length, the X brace is moved closer to the soundhole, and the sides and back are Rosewood instead of Mahogany. Gibson launched the Advanced Jumbo in 1936 but discontinued it in 1939. The original models used a mix of Brazilian and Indian Rosewood – both are documented.

Used
Price: $2,349.00 CAD

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