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The Twelfth Fret's Most Recent Instrument Arrivals

Gibson R8 Les Paul Standard Reissue Sunburst, 2014

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Listed: 14/05/2021

Gibson R8 Les Paul Standard Reissue Sunburst, 2014

The Gibson R8 Les Paul Standard Reissue is as close as many of us can now get to the iconic late 1950’s sunburst Les Paul. Built following the original patterns, the Gibson R8 pairs a book-matched flame-Maple top on a tropical Mahogany back, with Mahogany neck and Indian Rosewood fingerboard.

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Suhr Modern Pro Mahogany Bengal Burst, 2015

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Listed: 14/05/2021

Suhr Modern Pro Mahogany Bengal Burst, 2015

The Suhr Modern Pro Mahogany features a flame-maple capped Mahogany body and a Mahogany neck with a compound-radius Pau Ferro fingerboard sporting stainless steel frets. This example, built during 2015, features a Bengal Burst finish over a nicely flamed, book-matched Maple top, an H-H pickup configuration using Suhr Aldrich pickups. The wiring includes a ‘Blower Switch’, which takes you to a flat-out bridge pickup regardless of any other control setting. Other hardware includes a Gotoh 510 bridge and Suhr locking tuners.

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Martin J-40 Jumbo Steel String Acoustic Guitar

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Listed: 20/10/2015

Martin J-40 Jumbo Steel String Acoustic Guitar

Here we have a brand new C. F. Martin J-40. The J-40 features a tight-waisted jumbo body shape, built from a Sitka spruce top and Indian rosewood for the back and sides. Mahogany is used for the neck, and ebony for the bound fingerboard and bridge. This is one of the few new J-40s available anywhere, and given the world wide and industry wide impact the pandemic has had, they will continue to be hard to obtain.

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Huss & Dalton DM Mahogany Dreadnought

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Listed: 13/05/2021

Huss & Dalton DM Mahogany Dreadnought

This is a beautiful brand new Huss & Dalton DM mahogany dreadnought, a great guitar following the traditional pattern of Mahogany D style guitars. Established in 1995,  Huss & Dalton began when Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton had the idea to build the guitar they wanted to play. While always appreciating the traditional design, both had a vision of a guitar that paid  homage to tradition while incorporating improvements in the structural design and cosmetics of the steel string guitar.

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Gibson B25-12 12 String Acoustic Guitar with Pickup, 1965

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Listed: 13/05/2021

Gibson B25-12 12 String Acoustic Guitar with Pickup, 1965

In the 1960’s, 12-strings like the Gibson B25-12 were very popular, and the 12 was found on many recordings, in Canada especially Gordon Lightfoot’s. Here we’re looking at a Gibson B25-12 from 1965, with some very practical modifications that make it a practical, gigging 12 string with a great vintage sound.

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Taylor NS64ce Nylon String Cutaway Guitar Natural, 2008

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Listed: 13/05/2021

Taylor NS64ce Nylon String Cutaway Guitar Natural, 2008

Based on the Grand Auditorium Venetian cutaway body style, the Taylor NS64ce pairs an Engelmann Spruce top with Big Leaf Maple for the sides and back. The neck and body blocks are Mahogany, the radiused fingerboard Ebony, and Cocobolo is used for the bridge and head plate. The rosette is a mixture of Hawaiian Koa and Maple. Stock installed electronics are the Taylor ES-N system by Fishman, tailored for nylon string response

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Fender Strat Rosewood Board Sunburst, 1997

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Listed: 12/05/2021

Fender Strat Rosewood Board Sunburst, 1997

Introduced in 1954 as Fender’s second distinct electric guitar model and soon referred to as the Fender Strat, the Stratocaster was rapidly adopted and has been one of the dominant designs. While there have been some minor changes over the years, until the early 1980’s the design was basically unchanged – a tribute to its success.

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⚌Reduced‼ Roland Guitar Synth & Controller GR700 & G202, 1984/1983

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Listed: 17/11/2020

⚌Reduced‼  Roland Guitar Synth & Controller GR700 & G202, 1984/1983

The Roland Guitar Synth, GR-700 and its controller G-202 were built between 1980 and 1984 and was influential as the first successful production guitar synthesizer. The GR-700 Roland Guitar Synth is an analog synthesizer using the same technologies and Roland’s popular JX-3P keyboard synth and the MKS-30 MIDI controlled rack mount version. It’s a relatively large floor controller providing six voices and 64 memory locations.

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Messer Blues 14 Blueburst 2019

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Listed: 11/05/2021

Messer Blues 14 Blueburst 2019

Here is a used Messer Blues 14 Blueburst in great condition, dating to 2019 and in nearly new condition with the original rigid padded lightweight case! Michael Messer is a well known English guitarist, who has over the years focused on steel and slide guitars. His line of resophonic guitars draws from his decades of experience playing these instruments, and aims towards an affordable but high quality guitar. 

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Messer Blues 12 Blueburst 2019

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Listed: 11/05/2021

Messer Blues 12 Blueburst 2019

Here is a used Messer Blues 12 Blueburst in great condition, dating to 2019 and in nearly new condition with the original rigid padded lightweight case! This Messer Blues 12 Blueburst example is in great, nearly new condition with the original ultralite case.  Michael Messer is a well known English guitarist, who has over the years focused on steel and slide guitars.

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Gibson Les Paul Classic 60s Reissue Ebony, 2002

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Listed: 09/05/2021

Gibson Les Paul Classic 60s Reissue Ebony, 2002

The Gibson Les Paul Classic 60s Reissue appeared during 1990 as a reissue of the 1960 Les Paul model, with its key feature being a slim neck profile. This model has been produced in three stretches – from 1990 to 1998, from 2000 to 2008, and since 2014. The headstock decal originally read ‘Les Paul Model’ as the originals did, and this was changed to ‘Les Paul Classic’ in 1993. The pickguard is also engraved with ‘1960’.

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Our Most Recent Amps and Electronics Arrivals

Fender Twin Amp Blonde 1962

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Listed: 12/05/2021

Fender Twin Amp Blonde 1962

The Fender Twin Amp was the go-to amp for performing and touring guitarists from 1952 to 1963, growing from 15 to 80 watts through two 12 inch speakers and finally replaced in 1963 by the Twin Reverb. By late 1959, the ‘Piggyback’ style of amp, with separate head and speaker cabinet entered production, and the Twin Amp was the most powerful Combo style amp available from Fender. The early ‘Piggyback’ amps – the Bandmaster, Bassman, Showman and Tremolux were wrapped in a ‘Blonde’ tolex, and the only combo to get that was the Twin Amp.

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Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb Reissue 1×12 Combo Amp, 2006

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Listed: 19/04/2021

Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb Reissue 1x12 Combo Amp, 2006

The Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb Reissue brings back one of Fender’s most popular amps in the ‘Blackface’ variant from the mid 1960s. The Deluxe Reverb is a 22 watt, two channel amp and its moderate power makes it ideal for use in studios and small to medium sized venues – past that, put a mic in front of it!

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Ampeg SVT Classic Head and 1×15 Cabinet, 2008

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Ampeg SVT Classic Head and 1x15 Cabinet, 2008

The Ampeg SVT Classic is based on the groundbreaking 300 Watt SVT tube amp line used by bands touring large festivals and areas from 1969. Prior to the SVT, very few amps could produce more than 100 watts. These amps are particularly prized by bass players. The public introduction of the SVT series, in 1969, was unexpected. The Rolling Stones were rehearsing for an upcoming tour, and all of their UK-model Fender amps were damaged due to power differences.

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Gibson GA79RVT Stereo Amplifier, 1966

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Listed: 16/04/2021

Gibson GA79RVT Stereo Amplifier, 1966

Here’s a Gibson GA79RVT Multi-Stereo combo amp, featuring two ten inch speakers in a wedge cabinet each powered by its own 15 watt amplifier. This model was introduced in 1960 as the GA-79 and upgraded with Reverb and Tremolo to the GA-79RVT in 1961, and the entire line was discontinued in 1967 when Gibson ceased amp production in Kalamazoo. On this example, the two 10-inch CTS speakers on this Gibson GA79RVT bear dates of the 8th week of 1966 – late February, and the Tolex covering is black faux-gator with a naturally faded silver/grey grille cloth.

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Marshall SV20H Studio Vintage Amplifier

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Marshall SV20H Studio Vintage Amplifier

The Marshall SV20H Studio Vintage Head 20W brings the classic tone of the 1959SLP straight to your home. Arguably the most famous amp of all time has been perfectly reinvented for today’s guitarist.

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Marshall SV20c Studio Vintage Series 20w 1×10 Combo Amp

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Listed: 23/03/2020

Marshall SV20c Studio Vintage Series 20w 1x10 Combo Amp

The new Marshall SV20C in the Vintage Studio line is a portable combo with the raw power and classic rock voicing of the original Marshal Plexi’s all valve tone.

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Polytone MiniBrain 75w Amplifier Head, 1990s

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Listed: 08/05/2020

Polytone MiniBrain 75w Amplifier Head, 1990s

Here’s a rarity -a Polytone MiniBrain 75w Amplifier Head dating to the 1990s and a veteran of many jazz club gigs in the Toronto area. The Polytone MiniBrain is nicely portable at just under 9 pounds (4kg) and with its largest dimension being 12 inches (304mm), by 11 inches (280mm) and 3 inches (76mm) deep.  It sports EQ and drive controls, has an internal spring reverb and external effects loop connectors.    Output is listed as 75 watts into 4 ohms.  

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Quilter Tone Block 202 200 Watt Amplifier Head

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Listed: 01/12/2020

Quilter Tone Block 202 200 Watt Amplifier Head

The Quilter Tone Block 202 is the ultimate in a versatile and portable gigging amp solution. Coming in at a feather weight 3 pounds you can fit this little head in a backpack or even in the front pocket of many guitar gig bags. With a power rating of up to 200 watts it is designed to easily handle your onstage performance needs.  It can also be attenuated down to 0 watts, so it can be used silently or at very low volumes. 

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Fender Concert 1×12 60 Watt Tube Combo, 1984

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Listed: 03/11/2020

Fender Concert 1x12 60 Watt Tube Combo, 1984

The Fender Concert 1×12 60 watt amp was built from 1982 until 1985 and was the successor to the 1960 – 1965 40 watt 4×10 Concert models.

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Marshall Silver Jubilee Studio 2525c 5/20 Watt 1×12 Tube Combo Amplifier

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Listed: 10/09/2019

Marshall Silver Jubilee Studio 2525c 5/20 Watt 1x12 Tube Combo Amplifier

New Marshall Silver Jubilee Studio line includes the compact combo Model 2525c – and H for the head model – switchable from 5 to 20 watts, with an Effects Loop and DI output!
Marshall amplifiers have been built in the UK since the late 1950s. Like a number of other successful builders, Jim Marshall started building amps out of necessity; import duties on American amps like Fenders were so high that it made sense to use English familiarity with tube technology to build locally.

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VOX MV50 AC Amplifier

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VOX MV50 AC Amplifier

Designed with an emphasis on analog, the VOX MV50 AC combines classic amplifier design with new and innovative production techniques to produce a miniature amplifier with truly monstrous sound. Boasting an incredible 50 watts of power, this one-pound package serves up serious guitar tone that’s reminiscent of your favorite old tube amps. With speaker & line/headphone outputs, the MV50 is perfect for the stage, at home, or in the studio for direct recording.

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Fishman LBX600 Loudbox Artist Acoustic Amp

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Fishman LBX600 Loudbox Artist Acoustic Amp

The Fishman LBX600 Loudbox Artist Acoustic Amp is designed to faithfully reproduce the sound of acoustic instruments and a diverse assortment of vocal or recorded accompaniments. With the addition of Bluetooth wireless connectivity, you can now easily and neatly add backing tracks or other accompaniment to your performances, jams, and practice sessions.

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