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Old 11-10-2019, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by PeteD View Post
Consider buying a used and excellent condition Bourgeoise instead? Ride someone else's depreciation and see how you like it enough to buy new later after you watch th market. If you treat it well, you can probably be even or down just a few hundy in a year or two if you decide to sell the used one and buy a new one.
This. As with many of these fabulous builders, they're not always good at the business side. The eb and flow seems to happen more often than the rest of the market. I've owned some absolutely wonderful acoustics by some of these luthiers, including Bourgeoise, and aside from the AGF community, they can be downright near impossible to sell - let alone get what you have into them.
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