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❌SOLD❌ Ryan Paradiso Grand Concert Steel String Guitar, 2020

❌SOLD❌   Ryan Paradiso Grand Concert Steel String Guitar, 2020

Here we have a very special Ryan Paradiso Grand Concert model, built during 2020 in Southern California and with all of the Ryan appointments. It is rare to see one of these models on the used market. Kevin Ryan has been building guitars since 1987, while he was an engineer for Northrop AgroScience Lab, building models of jets for transonic wind tunnel testing. The necessarily extreme thoroughness and attention to detail carried over into his guitar designs, producing many innovations – not to mention great sounding guitars!

Used
Price: $12,000.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Martin OM-42 Steel String Guitar Natural, 2007

❌SOLD❌    Martin OM-42 Steel String Guitar Natural, 2007

The Martin OM-42 is a fantastic guitar, based on the classic and very successful OM or Orchestra Model introduced in the very early 1930’s as banjo players migrated to guitar. It is extremely well-balanced and quite loud – an excellent choice for both fingerstyle and flatpicking, in both solo and ensemble contexts.

Used
Price: $6,250.00 CAD

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Larrivee LV-09E Rosewood Artist Series, 2006

Larrivee LV-09E Rosewood Artist Series, 2006

This Larrivee LV-09E was built during late 2006, and is in great shape with a factory-stock L.R. Baggs Anthem pickup system! Drawing from classical guitar building roots, the L-body provides a full, even harmonic representation with plenty of volume and articulation. The ‘V’ indicates a rounded Venetian style cutaway. The top is Sitka Spruce, paired with Indian Rosewood for the sides and back. The body blocks and neck are Mahogany, while the bridge and bound fingerboard are Ebony.

Used
Price: $3,000.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Guild GAD-50E Amber Dreadnought, 2005

❌SOLD❌   Guild GAD-50E Amber Dreadnought, 2005

Here is a lovely and great sounding Guild GAD-50e AMB – for Amber – non-cutaway Dreadnought guitar, built during 2005. When introduced in 2004 under the ownership of Fender Musical Instrument Corporation (FMIC), the GAD series represented Guild’s effort to provide a lower cost but high quality instrument and in this they definitely succeeded. Based on the D-50 Bluegrass model introduced in 1963, the Guild GAD-50E uses the Dreadnought body design. The top is Sitka Spruce paired with Indian Rosewood for the sides, back, head plate, fingerboard and bridge.

Used
Price: $1,000.00 CAD

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David Nichols 00 Style Steel String Guitar, 2002

David Nichols 00 Style Steel String Guitar, 2002

This David Nichols OO style guitar demonstrates Nichol’s high degree of familiarity with pearl inlay – it looks like it was easy for the builder to do, a sure sign that it isn’t. This David Nichols OO style guitar is a great example. Dave Nichols has spent decades doing custom inlay work, including a lot for the Martin Guitar company, and he’s chosen the classic designs and here, the ‘Style 41’ inlay set executed in Mother of Pearl and Abalone.

Used
Price: $3,999.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Collings 0001 12-Fret Steel String Natural, 2012

❌SOLD❌  Collings 0001 12-Fret Steel String Natural, 2012

Here is a wonderful Collings 0001 with a 12-fret full 25.5 inch scale neck, built with Sitka Spruce top and Honduran Mahogany. Built during 2012 in Austin and signed by Bill Collings, this guitar is in very good clean condition.  While this guitar is now almost a decade old, it has been very well cared for.  It’s also been owned and played by someone with highly developed skills, and so the guitar has had a chance to develop its frankly impressive voice. 

Used
Price: $5,000.00 CAD

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