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Larrivee / L45 12 String Rose Lady Presentation Near Mint / 1992 / Guitar For Sale

This 12 string maybe considered a rather unique custom with all the fancy details, like the border inlay, the inlaid fingerboard and Rose Lady headstock inlay by mrs. Wendy Larrivee. A 12 string with perfect set-up and perfect looks, made in 1992 in Victoria, Canada, i think the "Rose Lady" maybe considered one of the fanciest of all Inlays mrs Wendy Larrivee made in the past, and it's sought after by collectors of vintage larrivee Guitars. And after 28 years it is still in near mint condition. The Selected Sitka Spruce soundboard shows a stunning "Silking" and the guitar is extremely projective and Resonant, Back and sides are made of very dark Indian Rosewood. The neck is made of dark Honduran mahogany and is very comfortable with a modest low -flattish- profile, with 49mm nut width, very comfortable feel and easy to play. The Fingerboard and bridge are made of dark Ebony, The body is bound in Rosewood, Top Purling is made of Abalone with a second and matching small purfling of ebony, back and sides show a 4 ply -maple-ebony-maple-ebony purfling, The soundhole shows the stylish Marquetry block inlay, the neck is bound with ivoroid, Peghead/headstock shows a beautiful and stylish German silver inlay, matching the Rose-Lady. The  tuner-Buttons are replaced for Matching Ebony knobs, but the original are with the guitar. Back in 1994, the guitar was extremely expensive, the former owner told me he paid €5500 euro for the guitar, that would be the equivalent of 7500-8000 now considering inflation. The guitar measures 650mm Scale (25.5") 49mm (1 9/10")nut and 60mm (2 3/8) string spacing. The guitar comes with the original 6 lock, blue lining arched Case. Specifications Body Shape: L Model (just a tiny bit smaller compared to the dreadnought model)  Finish: Nitro cellulose  Dimensions: Lower bout :406mm (16 inch)  Depth        : 120mm (4.75 inch) Body Material: Selected Indian Rosewood Top Material: Premium Sitka spruce Handedness: Right hand  Body Details: rosewood binding,  style 41 Abalone trim,  Neck Material: Figured Honduran Mahogany,  Neck Profile: flat C profile,  Fingerboard Material: Ebony Fingerboard Radius: 16 inch Neck Details: bound fingerboard, custom pearl inlays, rosewood peghead overlay with sterling silver outline, abalone inlaid Rose lady inlaid peghead, trussrod Nut width: 49mm 1 9/10" Scale Length: 650mm 25.5" String spacing: 60mm 2 3/8" Bridge: Ebony Tuners: Schaller with Ebony knobs Pickup: none Condition: Near mint Cosmetic Condition: very clean, angelhair ding above the marquetry rosette Modifications/ Repairs: none Tech Notes: none Travels in: Original case Accessories: background story on the guitar on paper

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I have always been opposed to being trapped into a job eight hours a day to purchase the free time to do what I enjoy. That’s why i started the Fellowship of Acoustics. The fellowship of acoustics was founded by Rudi Bults, Guitarist and obsessed with tone and wood. The idea was offering real expertise when trading and selling the finest instruments in the world from our showroom in Bergentheim, Netherlands. Helping others find the right tools and enjoying an atmosphere that’s unhurried, honest and informative that’s my go. We are nothing like the "supermarket" style music stores, but specialize in string-things only. We are widely known for Flattop guitars but also sell electric, mandolins & banjo’s, amps, parts, and accessories. Our store has earned the reputation for being a great place to shop for the best products and service.
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