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Karol Belair Harp Guitar Natural, 2021

Karol Belair Harp Guitar Natural, 2021

Here’s an unusual, beautiful and spectacular piece – a Tony Karol Belair Harp Guitar, combining salvaged Bearclaw Spruce and Cocobolo with a fan fret fingerboard! Harp guitars date to the early years of the 18th century and the first true harp guitar appeared in Paris in 1773, built by Naderman.   He called this instrument a ‘Bisex’,  meaning double six – six harp strings and six regular strings.   Over time that term has taken on a rather different meaning. 

New
Price: $10,000.00 CAD
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Huss & Dalton L-13 Standard Rosewood Sunburst

Huss & Dalton L-13 Standard Rosewood Sunburst

Here we have a Huss & Dalton L-13 Standard in Rosewood, based on the classic Nick Lucas models made by Gibson from 1927 to 1938. The L-13 is part of the Huss & Dalton Crossroads line. Featuring a Sitka Spruce top and here with Indian Rosewood for the sides and back, the Huss & Dalton L-13 Standard is also available with Mahogany for the sides and back, while the L-13 Deluxe uses figured Maple and sunburst on the back as well as the top.

New
Price: $4,950.00 USD
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⚌SOLD‼ Gibson SJ Long Scale Square Shoulder Dreadnought Sunburst, 1968

⚌SOLD‼  Gibson SJ Long Scale Square Shoulder Dreadnought Sunburst, 1968

The Gibson SJ Long Scale, Square Shoulder Dreadnought was a variation on the classic SJ model built for a short time around 1968 as Gibson competed with Martin. The classic SJ first appeared in 1942 as a replacement for the J-55, an ‘upscale’ version of the J-45. This was originally a ‘slope’ or round-shouldered dreadnought with a 24.75 inch scale length in either sunburst or natural finish. The natural-top SJN version was renamed to the ‘Country Western’ from 1955 to 1960, and then back to SJN. In 1962, it was renamed again to ‘SJN Country Western’.

Vintage
Price: $2,999.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Guild Starfire III ReissueThinline Archtop Electric Cherry Red, 2017

❌SOLD❌ Guild Starfire III ReissueThinline Archtop Electric Cherry Red, 2017

The Guild Starfire III Reissue brings back one of the popular, professional grade guitars from the 1960’s that was not built by Fender or Gibson.

Used
Price: $1,200.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Collings MT2L Left Handed A-Style Mandolin Sunburst, 2012

❌SOLD❌ Collings MT2L Left Handed A-Style Mandolin Sunburst, 2012

It’s harder for Left Handed folks to find top quality instruments, but this Collings MT2L, Varnish Finish, A-Style mandolin dating to 2012 fits the bill perfectly! Built with the same incredible attention to detail, this Left-Handed Collings MT2L A-Style mandolin features a Red Spruce – also called ‘Adirondack’ Spruce – top, paired with a book matched and spectacularly figured carved Maple back, with the same Flamed Maple for the sides and neck.

Used
Price: $5,000.00 CAD

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