Welcome to our Larrivée museum section. Here you will find a visual history illustrating much of our early days right up to the present day. Over time we will be adding more photos so return and visit occasionally for updated photos and quotes. If you happen to have interesting photos relative to our history, please contact us and share with us your photos at email@example.com.
L-28 - Toronto 1976
Custom D-10WW Walnut - 2013
Rare Pelican inlay on an OM-10 - North Vancouver 1989
L-78 & L72 Presentations - Victoria 1978
1974 Dreadnaught - Toronto
Bruce Cockburn's 1975 Brazilian cutaway - Toronto
D-10 Sacha Rosewood - California 2013
L-78 Presentation w/very rare ivory bridge and fingerboard. Victoria 1979
L-28 Eagle - Toronto 1976
Ivory bridge/scrimshaw circa 1979 - Victoria
Kevin Head's 1971 & Paul Rappell's 1972 Larrivée Dreadnaughts. The 1971 is...
Ian Bell's 1972 Dreadnaught
D-03 - Haisla artist Lyle Wilson - Vancouver 2011
Certificate for Commemorative P-01 'ISS' - Vancouver 2013
Limited P-01 "ISS" Commemorative 1/200 - Vancouver 2013
This lute was built by Jean's teacher, Edgar Monch, in the early 70's. A close look can see into Jean's roots.
This water stained Big Leaf Maple parlor was built by Jean for his wife, Wen...
This pair of 1971 & 1972 Larrivée dreadnaughts are owned by Larrivée player an collector, Kevin Head.
A 1974 dreadnaught still in great condition. This would later become the sta...
On display at Vancouver International Airport, Bruce Cockburns 1974 Brazilian cutaway.
You can see in this 1976 L-28, Jean's body depths were still being experiment with.
This mid 70's "L" owned by John bienvenue shows off the earliest headstock inlay done by Tony Duggen-Smith.
Jean began experimenting heavily in the late 70's with designs an materials.
Rare one-off headstock inlay on this 1979 Custom L-28.
Nice pair of 1979 Presentation models. 1979 was spent focussing heavily on inlay development and experimentaion.
During 1979, Jean was heavily experimenting with materials and design. Notable in this 1979 custom is the fingerboard extension.
Jean Sr. inspecting grain width and pattern • Twin Creeks, BC