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2012 Andreas Kirmse Classical Guitar (consignment) SOLD

2012 Andreas Kirmse Classical Guitar (consignment)  SOLD

It is a joy to open a case and find an instrument like this 2012 Andreas Kirmse Classical Guitar. Hand built with a double cedar top, rosewood back and sides with sound port on the upper bass bout, mahogany neck and raised ebony fingerboard, this fine instrument illustrates the high level of current classical guitar construction.

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1965 Manuel G Contreras Classical Guitar SOLD

1965 Manuel G Contreras Classical Guitar SOLD

This 1965 Manuel G Contreras Classical Guitar is in good playing condition. Constructed with Spruce top and Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, it has a light French Polish finish.

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Raines Master Series 7 string Classical Guitars

Raines Master Series 7 string Classical Guitars

Finally we can offer a well made 7 – string classical guitar at a reasonable price – the Raines Master Series 7 String. Used extensively in South American popular music and Latin Jazz,  the low string is generally tuned to an A or a B. Incredible players like Felipe Coelho of Sao Paulo, Brazil are making great waves with the tonal possibilities offered by this new guitar.

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2010 Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar (consignment) SOLD

2010 Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar (consignment)  SOLD

This is a beautiful 2010 Sergei de Jonge classical guitar with Brazilian Rosewood back and sides and an elevated fingerboard. Sergei de Jonge builds from his shop in Chelsea, Quebec, and has for many years been prominent in the Canadian lutherie scene; he also runs courses out of his shop, including instruction on French Polish finishes.

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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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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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