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Old 04-14-2014, 07:40 PM   #521
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I think it's the combination of how sweet they look, the good buzz about their quality and the relatively few of them available for sale. Those factors all drive up prices.

A patient person can find Maldens for around $300. Reverends, not so much.
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Old 04-14-2014, 08:12 PM   #522
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Thing is, I've been watching them- and other brands- on Reverb, eBay and other sites, and I have been surprised how many guitars I would compare to Revs in quality- Godins, for instance- going for those lowball prices recently. Given their relative company sizes, this perplexes me.

Perhaps it IS that visual mojo keeping their resale prices higher...
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:10 AM   #523
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Probably. People like guitars that look cool. A Malden Bulldozer or Godin (aside from the Sessions) just isn't that visually appealing.

Then again, I thought my main guitar was butt-ugly when I first saw it, so I guess sound and feel do a lot to make up for the visual factor.
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