Without wanting to make too bad a judgment on a different guitar, against the Reid Vaultback, a normal price industry guitar would seems as it were the handicraft of a ten-year old child. Extraordinary, unique, far away from any mainstream and artistically valuable. The Vaultback Halo of DAR is a masterpiece of contemporary lutherie – without ifs and buts. Its unbelievable value as a musical instrument competes with its artistic quality. I am honoured to have been allowed to play a guitar that differs so much from anything known and which leaves such an impression. Considering how rare these creations are, how innovative, refined and special, I want to predict that they will also play a prominent role in the future.

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David Antony Reid Guitars at the Montreal Guitar Show

David Antony Reid Guitars at the Montreal Guitar Show

Some of you may know that the Montreal Guitar Show is a very exclusive, invite only club. I consider it to be one of the highest honors in lutherie to receive said invite. I am delighted to be looking forward to exhibiting there this coming July 2011. For those of you not familiar with the show, here is a link (below); and I also strongly recommend you look at some videos of past "Montreal Guitar Shows" on YouTube to see the caliber of instruments on display - simply amazing!

Written: Wednesday April 27th, 12:47am 2011