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Beard E Model Flame Maple Squareneck Resophonic Guitar

Beard E Model Flame Maple Squareneck Resophonic Guitar

The Beard E Model Squareneck is another spectacular instrument from Paul Beard’s shop in Hagerstown, Maryland. This instrument is designed to be played hard and loud and step right up to its place in a hard-driving band, delivering exceptionally brilliant treble and rich, full bass.

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Price: $5,289.00 CAD
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Gibson F-5L Fern Mandolin

Gibson F-5L Fern Mandolin

It’s great to see Gibson mandolins again, as few and far between as they are. This Gibson F-5L Fern mandolin has the ‘L’ designation, for Lloyd Loar; the F-5L model was introduced in 1978 as a return to the specifications Lloyd Loar used on his original F-5 Master Model instruments between 1922 and 1924.

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1983 Marc Beneteau Classical Cutaway (consignment) SOLD

1983 Marc Beneteau Classical Cutaway (consignment)  SOLD

Marc Beneteau has been building instruments in Ontario since at least 1974, and in that time has produced many archtop, steel string and classical guitars, plus a few other instruments like dulcimers and ukuleles. This 1983 Marc Beneteau Classical Cutaway demonstrates Marc’s skill and the quality of his workmanship. The tone is rich and full, with warm highs and deep lows.

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Alhambra Luthier Rio Concert Classical Guitar

Alhambra Luthier Rio Concert Classical Guitar

The instrument we are highlighting today is the prestigious Alhambra Luthier Rio Concert Classical Guitar. This excellent instrument, now available only on special order, features a Master Grade cedar top and solid Brazilian rosewood back and sides.   This instrument has had a very limited production and represents the finest quality tonewoods and craftsmanship offered by this traditional Spanish company; its production has been officially superseded by the Luthier Exotico, which uses Red Peroba for the sides and back in place of Brazilian Rosewood.

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2008 Alhambra Model 10p Cedar Top Classical Guitar (consignment) SOLD

2008 Alhambra Model 10p Cedar Top Classical Guitar (consignment) SOLD

Here is a lovely 2008 Alhambra Model 10p Cedar Top Classical Guitar. Alhambra guitars are built in Muro de Alcoy, in the Alicante region of Spain.
The Alhambra Model 10p is built with either spruce or cedar tops; this example from 2008 uses the Wester Red Cedar top.

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Toronto, Ontario  M4C 1J9 CANADA
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