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If this is the model, around $50-75, in excellent condition, less if in rougher condition.

 

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These date to the early 70s and are of laminate construction, including the top. Most had the bolt-on-from-the-back necks and screw-adjustable bridges, which drops the value.

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One with the same model number 6714 was sold on eBay years back and it says it was made in 1967.
:idk:

http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/aria-diamond-12-string-guitar-vintage-78002074

 

Got one, for my 15th b'day, in '71 (my 1st 12-string), but Aria may have started offering them earlier.

 

Sadly, the store had two for the same price ($99)...that Aria (brand new) and a Guild F112 (used)...my parents decided that the Aria was better, because it was new. :facepalm:

 

My buddy, Scott, got the Guild and still has it, and, one neck reset and two fretjobs later, it sounds excellent...my Aria, otoh, was beyond repair in about 4 years, due to the face caving in and the plywood de-laminating. :(

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Here's a really nice Aria 6 string.
:love:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1970s-Vintage-Aria-WJ-250-Acoustic-Guitar-Spruce-Top-Mahogany-Neck-MIJ?item=270973098265&cmd=ViewItem&_trksid=p5197.m7&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%26itu%3DUCI%26otn%3D3%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D9085205222091913845#ht_500wt_715


$(KGrHqR,!j!E6+9KqgviBPqRtrkMug~~60_57.J

 

That'd be something of a "Lawsuit" model...MUCH nicer quality than most of Aria's offerings...in the latter 70s - mid 80s there was Aria's "Pro II" line, which were also pretty nice.

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