School is back in session. Band practice is starting up. Kids and their parents are busily looking to find instruments to either buy or to rent. I would like you to know that Royal City Jewellers & Loans has an extensive section devoted to music. We have instruments for sale. Many, many used instruments that are perfect for learning to play on but will not cost an arm and a leg to buy. Plus you will have the added advantage of something to sell or to own when you have graduated from Band, instead of spending the same money, or more, on a rental and not having anything to show for it.
For all of you guitar players, we have a large selection of acoustic and electric guitars, including a Gibson Flying V.
A guitar well ahead of its time when it was introduced in 1958, the Flying V’s intense magnetic appeal, powerful sound, and unusually familiar shape have made it one of the most instantly recognizable guitars in the world. Legendary Gibson President Ted McCarthy was looking to add a futuristic aspect to the company’s image when he introduced the Flying V and he nailed it. And while some of the greatest guitar players of all-time-including Lennie Mack and Albert King-immediately embraced the Flying V, it wasn’t until Gibson reintroduced the guitar in 1967 that the rest of the world caught on. Guitar Gods like Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter, Billy Gibbons, Michael Schenker and Lenny Kravitz have all succumbed to the Flying V’s fascinating allure.1