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1927 Gibson L-5

$21,500
Rare Master Model ,dot neck L-5. The guitar is original with no cracks but does show noticeable honest playing wear. The tone and volume are what one hopes for in an early 16" L-5, full and warm with a smooth midrange and surprising bass for an archtop, but not at the expense of a clear treble. the guitar has been refretted , has repro tuners ( originals in the case) and a reproduction pickguard....
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1968 Gibson L-5 C

$6,500
Gorgeous sunburst L-5 C in excellent condition. Carved solid Spruce top, solid Flamed Maple back & sides, ebony fingerboard with pearl block inlays. Neck is straight, frets are in great condition with just some light wear, no binding issues, a couple of very minor finish dings...... pickguard is a retro replacement(we were told by Chris Mirabella), tune-a-matic bridge is probably not...
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1934 Gibson L-5

$13,500
Retrofret Stock # 7071. Gibson L-5 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1934), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 91100, sunburst lacquer finish, maple back and sides, spruce top; maple neck with ebony fingerboard, original black - red line hard shell case. This 1934 L-5 is a very nice example of the pre-eminent orchestra guitar of its era-the original F-hole archtop guitar- and an extremely fine...
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1939 Gibson L-5 PN

$18,000
Retrofret Stock # 6878. Gibson L-5 PN Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1939), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # EA-5577, natural lacquer finish, burl maple back, flame maple sides with spruce top; laminated maple neck with ebony fingerboard, original tweed hard shell case. This guitar is both a fantastic playing and sounding instrument and an important piece of Gibson history-one of the...
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2014 Gibson L-5 Double Cutaway

$8,250
"The Ultimate Archtop" 2014 Gibson Custom Shop 'Crimson' Series L-5 Double Cutaway 2014 Gibson L-5 Double Cutaway This magnificent 17-inch-wide, just under 2 1/2 inch deep, L-5 'Double-Cutaway' weighs just 7.50 lbs. and has a perfectly book-matched carved spruce top with a two-piece, book-matched, highly-flamed maple back and highly-flamed curly maple sides. Nine-ply binding on the top of the...
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~1968 Gibson L-5 or L-7 hard case 17"

$495
Any 60's 17" Gibson would work. Great spare case for any player or collector!
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1924 Gibson L-5

$28,350
Lloyd Loar Signed L-5 Master Model A Loar-era Master Model in superb condition that's been back to the factory ages ago. They apparently replaced the neck, retaining the original fingerboard, peghead veneer and tuners, but changing the heel to the later rounded style. At the same time the body was refinished. It has the standard birch back & sides of the period, and is signed by Lloyd Loar. It's...
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1978 Gibson L5-S

$5,995
1978 Gibson L5-S, Rare Blonde Finish with Two Piece center seam top, Deluxe Model, Highly Flamed Maple body & neck, Gold Hardware, Two Humbuckers, Abalone inlays, Low action, Very beautiful instrument! EC, OHSC, $5,995
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1938 Gibson Advanced L-5

$9,500
Buddy Raye's 1938 Gibson Advanced L-5 1938 Gibson Advanced L-5. This majestic guitar weighs just 5.80 lbs. and has a body width of 17 inches and a body depth of just under 3 3/8 inches. Two-piece X-braced carved spruce top. Two-piece book-matched curly maple back and curly maple sides. Two-piece book-matched curly maple neck with a center mahogany strip, a nut width of just under 1 11/16...
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Kluson SK900SLG/M Waffleback, 3 On a Side, Metal Button

$119.99
This top of the line tuner is known as the Waffleback and has been absent from the market for 40 years. Kluson is proud to reintroduce this tuner, which was used on numerous high end Gibson Les Pauls, ES-355, Super 400, L5 and early Les Paul SG Customs. Important Dimensions: post diameter - 1/4 in. (.25 in.) set screw distance(on center) - 1 1/16 in. (1.065in.) housing width - 21/32 in....
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Kluson SK900SLN/M Waffleback, 3 On a Side, Metal Button

$89.99
This top of the line tuner is known as the Waffleback and has been absent from the market for 40 years. Kluson is proud to reintroduce this tuner, which was used on numerous high end Gibson Les Pauls, ES-355, Super 400, L5 and early Les Paul SG Customs. Important Dimensions: post diameter - 1/4 in. (.25 in.) set screw distance(on center) - 1 1/16 in. (1.065in.) housing width - 21/32 in....
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Kluson SK900SLG 3x3, Gold, Waffle Back, Pearloid Button

$119.99
This top of the line tuner, also known as the Waffle Back™, Radiator Back™, and listed in the Kluson® catalog as the Kluson® Super Guitar Machine has been off the market for around 40 years. We at Kluson are proud to reintroduce this tuner, which was used on numerous high end Gibson® Les Pauls®, ES-355®, Super 400®, L5® and early Les Paul SG® Customs. Important Dimensions: post diameter -...
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1981 Gibson L5S

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Introduced in 1972, the Gibson L5S was essentially a smaller, thinner solid-body version of the popular Gibson L-5 hollowbody. Like the L-5, it featured multiple binding on the single-cutaway body, neck, and headstock, and also featured an ebony fingerboard with block inlays. The headstock featured a flower-pot inlay similar to the L-5 archtop and most L5S models featured the L-5 trapeze...
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1958 Kay Barney Kessel Jazz Special

$3,895
As if a Gibson L-5, mated with a 50's toaster oven, right? You can't possibly describe a Kay Barney without mentioning the Kelvinator headstock. You may not know this, but you didn't see this beyond 1960. The Plexiglas headstock overlay, that is. As if the engineers for this model ate mushrooms while watching "Forbidden Planet." You remember that movie right? 'The Tempest' in outer space. Headed...
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1980 Martin D-25K

$1,750
Here for you is a beautiful guitar, a 1977 Guild Artist Award. This guitar was manufactured in the Westerly R.I. factory at the time the legendary Carlo Greco was the head of the archtop custom shop. Made from all solid woods, maple back and sides, beautiful clean spruce top, this guitar is one great playing and sounding guitar. I had a new multi bound pickguard made for the guitar which is the...
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1986 Guild® LEFTY Nightbird GG

$3,150
1986 Guild Nightbird GG, 1 of Only 2 Lefties, Special Ordered by Gruhn Guitars! This is one of only 2 left handed Guild Nightbirds, special ordered by Gruhn Guitars(note the “gg” on the trussrod cover). Guild only made the Nightbird from 1985-1987. It’s a single-cut with tone chambers, beautiful Sunburst finish, multi-bound body, fretboard inlays similar to vintage Epiphone archtops,...
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1942 Gibson L-4N

$3,450
Retrofret Stock # 7148. Gibson L-4N Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1942), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 97509, natural lacquer finish, maple back, sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This fine pre-WWII L-4N is a actually bit of a stylistic throwback; although built just at the beginning of the war years many of the features are more typical...
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~1962 Gibson L-5CTN, 'Lonesome George'

$29,495
'Lonesome George' Gobel began his career as a child cowboy singer on the National Barn Dance on Chicago's WLS radio. Turning to comedy after the war, Gobel became a national celebrity in the '50s, hosting a popular variety show on NBC-TV. Though featured with his Super 400, the diminutive entertainer was dwarfed by its massive body, and asked Gibson for a custom instrument better suited to his...
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1930 Gibson L-4

$3,450
Retrofret Stock # 7054. Gibson L-4 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1930), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 86526, red sunburst top, dark stained back and sides finish, birch back and sides, spruce top and mahogany neck with ebony fingergoard, original black hard shell case. This guitar is a late example of the original style L-4, built just before the model began to evolve away from its...
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1973 Gibson L-5S

$3,500
Retrofret Stock # 7101. Gibson L-5S Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1973), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 106215, cherry sunburst finish, laminated maple body and neck, ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. The L-5S is one of Gibson's most distinctive 1970's creations, a short lived model in this form but actually a very nice instrument. The concept was the create a...
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1923 Gibson L-3

$2,400
Retrofret Stock # 6796. Gibson L-3 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1923), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 74553, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, birch back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. Overall length is 38 1/4 in. (97.2 cm.), 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm.) in depth, measured at...
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1938 Vega C-66

$2,800
Retrofret Stock # 6605. Vega C-66 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar, c. 1938, made in Boston, Mass., serial # 38935, sunburst lacquer finish, maple back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, original brown hard shell case. This very finely built Vega archtops of the 1930's remain under-appreciated by many; this C-66 is roughly the equivalent to the Gibson L-7 and in some...
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1930 Gibson L-1

$6,500
Retrofret Stock # 7301. Gibson L-1 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1930), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 9571, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. This model is a nice playing example of a particularly rare and wonderful Gibson flat top only produced for a brief period from 1929-31....
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1998 Napolitano Jazz Box

$2,795
A true classic of the bebop era, the full-depth Gibson ES-350 was introduced in 1947 and produced for only nine years, until 1956. A favorite of jazz greats including Barney Kessel and Tal Farlow, the 350 incorporated a 17" L-5 style Venetian cutaway body with a flame maple laminate body, and featured a longer scale neck than that found on later Gibson electrics. This handsome guitar by...
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1931 Gibson L-1

$7,000
Retrofret Stock # 6947. Gibson L-1 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1931), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 8 (FON), sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black tolex hard shell case. A particularly rare and wonderful Gibson flat top, this version of the L-1 was produced in this form for only a brief period...
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1964 Epiphone Triumph

$2,389.10
The Epiphone Triumph appeared in 1931 as a non-cutaway, 16 3/8 inch wide, 25.5 inch scale length acoustic archtop guitar competing with the Gibson L-7. In 1948, the Epiphone Triumph Regent appeared as a cutaway version, and in 1958 the non-cutaway Triumph disappeared - but at the same time, the Triumph Regent became the Triumph and the Regent name was dropped. Production ceased in 1969. This...
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1954 Gretsch Electromatic II / White Flacon Conversion

$7,500
his amazing full body electric archtop started its life as an Electromatic II, the guitars that later evolved into the Country Club in 1954. These were Gretsch’s top of the line Jazz models, meant to compete with the Gibson L-5s and the D’Angelico Excels of the day! In the early/mid 1980s, with the rising cost and rarity of the ‘50s White Falcons, some hoodwinkers started converting other...
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Gibson Custom Shop Used 2014 Gibson Custom Shop Robby Krieger '54 Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar VOS Lamp Black

$4,599
Here's a pre-owned Custom Shop Robby Krieger '54 Les Paul - these guitars were a very limited run done in 2014 with the legendary Doors guitarist. This is a VOS model, and is number 34 out of only 150 guitars - in excellent condition. If you thought Robby Krieger only played late '60s SG Standards during his time with the Doors, guess again. Krieger did much of his recording and songwriting...
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