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Gadow Nashville Butterscotch Blonde, 2007

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Listed: 05/12/2022

Gadow Nashville Butterscotch Blonde, 2007

The Gadow Nashville draws from the well-proven T-style guitar, using many basic design elements but with a distinctive new form.

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REDUCED!! Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Fireglo, 1975

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Listed: 13/10/2022

REDUCED!! Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Fireglo, 1975

One of the iconic rock basses, the Rickenbacker 4001 bass was built as a two-pickup version of the 4000 bass, adding a neck pickup to the distinctive Cresting Wave body design by German luthier and designer Roger Rossmeisl. Built from 1961 to somewhere between 1983 and 1985 when it was replaced by the 4003 bass, the Rickenbacker 4001 bass features a Maple body and through-body Maple neck, with a bound and finished Indian Rosewood fingerboard.

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Suhr Custom Modern Plus Burl Maple, 2021

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Listed: 02/12/2022

Suhr Custom Modern Plus Burl Maple, 2021

Here we have a spectacular Suhr Custom Modern Plus with a Burled Maple cap finished in Bengal Burst on an African Black Limba body and Roasted Maple neck. This beautiful, very well built Suhr Custom Modern Plus is in nearly new condition with only the slightest wear. The stainless steel frets show no signs of wear, and the finish is near pristine.

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Lado Solo 1 Solidbody Maple Walnut, 1981

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Listed: 02/12/2022

Lado Solo 1 Solidbody Maple Walnut, 1981

This Natural Maple Lado Solo 1 likely dates to 1981, when the through-neck design really took off for companies like Lado and B.C Rich. Many top level players used these guitar designs as an alternative to the standard Gibson and Fender models; they offered new looks and vastly more tonal possibilities.

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B.C. Rich Eagle Refinish Natural, 1982

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Listed: 01/12/2022

B.C. Rich Eagle Refinish Natural, 1982

Built in Los Angeles during 1982, this refinished B.C. Rich Eagle features Mahogany, Maple and Koa neck-through construction. The center neck-through section is Koa, with Maple strips separating it from the Mahogany wings. The 24-fret fingerboard is Indian Rosewood, with diamond inlays and the upper register access is nearly unrestricted.

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Ron Kirn Signature Jag Eucalyptus and Maple, 2016

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Listed: 01/12/2022

Ron Kirn Signature Jag Eucalyptus and Maple, 2016

Here we have a beautiful Ron Kirn Signature Jag style custom thinline from 2016, featuring a quilted Maple cap on a Eucalyptus back. In 1958, the ‘Offset’ body debuted with the Fender Jazzmaster, which also featured Fender’s first Rosewood fingerboard.

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Gretsch Atkins Super Axe 7680 Orange, 1977

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Listed: 30/11/2022

Gretsch Atkins Super Axe 7680 Orange, 1977

Designed by Duke Kramer and Chet Atkins in 1976 and launched in 1977, the Gretsch Atkins Super Axe model 7680 was built under Baldwin ownership in DeQueen Arkansas, and available with and without built-in effects. These models went out of production in 1980.

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Larrivee C-05 Florentine Cutaway Natural, 1997

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Listed: 30/11/2022

Larrivee C-05 Florentine Cutaway Natural, 1997

The Larrivee C-05 with Florentine Cutaway Natural, now discontinued, features Sitka Spruce and Mahogany construction, with Fishman Prefix Plus electronics. Dating to March of 1997, this guitar was built in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Gibson ES-335 TD Cherry Sunburst, 1966

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Listed: 29/11/2022

Gibson ES-335 TD Cherry Sunburst, 1966

This Gibson ES-335 TD dates to 1966, and was originally purchased at Manny’s Music in New York City, and the Bigsby B7 added in 1969. From 1974 it was used by the Canadian Creative Music Collective and is a part of Canadian music history. When introduced in the spring of 1958, the Gibson ES-335 TD was revolutionary.

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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Memphis ES-345 1964 Reissue Sea Foam Green, 2016

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Listed: 03/10/2022

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Memphis ES-345 1964 Reissue Sea Foam Green, 2016

Here we have an excellent condition Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 Reissue in an unusual Sea Foam Green finish, built during 2016. The full name of this model is “ES456416SGNH1”, which translates to “Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 Reissue – Sea Foam Green”. The Gibson ES-345 and the top of the line ES-355 were introduced in 1959, following the very successful launch of the innovative, semi-solid thinline ES-335.

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⚌Reduced‼ Fender Thinline Telecaster Olympic White, 1998

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Listed: 27/09/2022

⚌Reduced‼   Fender Thinline Telecaster Olympic White, 1998

The Fender Thinline Telecaster was introduced in 1969 as a design by Roger Rossmeisl, who had done major work for Rickenbacker. There have been a few versions of this model, and this particular 1998 example seems to me one of the best ever.

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⚌Reduced‼ Brian Moore DC/1P Custom Shop Sea Foam Green, 2001

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Listed: 27/09/2022

⚌Reduced‼ Brian Moore DC/1P Custom Shop Sea Foam Green, 2001

This is a Brian Moore DC/1P Custom Shop with a fabulous quilted top and Sea Foam Green finish, built during 2001 in LaGrange, New York. Based on the classic single-cut design, the Brian Moore DC/1P features a carved, Quilted Maple cap on a Mahogany body, a Mahogany set neck, Indian Rosewood fingerboard with custom Mother of Pearl inlays, Maple bindings, Quilted Maple head plate and gold plated hardware.

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