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Avalon guitars no more?

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 12:05 pm
by aviator
Although their web site doesn't mention it ( other than the web shop being disabled, Avalon Guitars in Belfast have gone into receivership (see

Their support forum ( has a message indicating that staff were recently laid-off.

It's not looking good. Avalon was on my list of vendors to check-out, but unlike Fylde it was virtually impossible to play an Avalon without visiting the factory in Northern Ireland if you didn't know someone with one. With Fylde I can visit a local dealer such as Forsythes in Manchester, or even visit the workshop in Penrith by appointment.