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Three Archtop Guitar Models Washington DC

The solid-top versions (LH-300, LH-350) give players affordable access to the classic archtop sound, but without the sacrifice required to get a true vintage model. Made to the same specs as the LH-600 and 650, with the same hand-carved spruce top, we've kept the price low by building them with laminated maple back and sides.

Gibson Guitar Inc
(202) 393-1006
709 G St Nw
Washington, DC
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Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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House Of Musical Traditions
(301) 270-9090
7010 Westmoreland Ave
Takoma Park, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music
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Instrument Rental: Yes
Website Sales: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Clinics: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
http://www.hmtrad.com/catal/repairs.html
We work with several skilled luthiers and repair people to provide you with repair services on a wide range of instruments:
-Fretted instruments: guitar (acoustic & electric), banjo, mandolin, ukulele, lap dulcimer
-Violin family: violin, viola, cello, bass
-Other strings: autoharp, hammered dulcimer, folk harp, zither
-Hand drums: djembe, ashiko, bodhran, conga, bongo, tabla, etc.
-Wind & brass: clarinet, flute, trombone, trumpet,
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Sunday - Monday 11:00AM-5:00PM
Tuesday - Saturday 11:00AM-7:00PM

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Acoustic Axis Instruments
(703) 548-2321
717 N Saint Asaph St
Alexandria, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Dale Music Co
(301) 589-1459
8240 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Jerry Music
(301) 907-6900
4838 Rugby Ave
Bethesda, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music, DJ Equipment

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Paco De Malaga Guitar Gallery
(202) 244-4200
3400 Connecticut Ave Nw
Washington, DC
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Gordon Keller Music
(703) 548-8833
717 N Saint Asaph St
Alexandria, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Top One Ltd
(301) 320-3882
5310 Tuscarawas Rd
Bethesda, MD
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Action Music Ltd
(703) 534-4801
6501 29Th St N
Arlington, VA
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Vintage Sound
(703) 914-2126
Po Box 11711
Alexandria, VA
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Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Three Archtop Guitar Models

The Loar Design Workshop is proud to announce the addition of three new products to the successful Loar archtop line of guitars. The highly sought after LH-650 is now being made available in a black nitrocellulose lacquer finish. The Loar is also releasing solid-top versions of both the best-selling LH-600 archtop and the LH-650 archtop cutaway with pickup, giving players more great-sounding options than ever.

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Modeled after American designs from the early 20th century, The Loar's archtop guitars are hand-assembled from carefully selected woods. Even the solid-top versions receive the same attention-to-detail and care in assembly as their all-solid counterparts. For archtop players who want instruments that offer more value than anything else on the market, the new Loar guitars are worthy of careful examination.

The Loar's Archtop Cutaway in black (LH-650-BK) is an excellent option for traditional jazz guitarists who want to make the classic archtop sound heard clearly for ensemble playing. This all-solid guitar features a top that is hand- graduated spruce, and the back and sides are hand-carved from solid maple. The hand-rubbed black nitrocellulose finish gives it a slick understated look, the perfect companion for some suave jazzbox-style playing. The Kent Armstrong floating pickup amplifies the sweet natural tone of the hand-carved spruce top, while the Florentine cutaway allows unrestricted access to the upper frets, making the LH-650-BK stylishly perfect for either soloing or accompaniment.

The solid-top versions (LH-300, LH-350) give players affordable access to the classic archtop sound, but without the sacrifice required to get a true vintage model. Made to the same specs as the LH-600 and 650, with the same hand-carved spruce top, we've kept the price low by building them with laminated maple back and sides. The mahogany neck with vintage V-profile is capped with a bound rosewood fretboard. The compensated ebony bridge keeps these gu...

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