ALUMPSTER'S GUITARS
ARTHUR H LUMPKIN
Online Only
10:42 PM
24/7 by e-mail. I'm old; I don't sleep much.

Payments by Paypal, cashier’s checks, money orders, or personal checks are acceptable, but all payments must clear my bank before the guitar will be shipped. I will CONSIDER reasonable offers, even including installment payments and trade-ins, but generally since I already attempt to price my guitars very competitively, unusual deals must be unusually sweet.

From henceforth [that's how retired English teachers talk], insurance and shipping to the lower 48 states is FREE; shipping costs elsewhere will be negotiated as necessary. I have sold guitars to Russia, Japan, Australia, and over 50 other countries, as well as almost every state in the USA. Since some of my guitars travel thousands of miles, I take care to use lots of packing materials, protect the neck inside the case, and of course de-tune the strings.

I make every effort to describe and illustrate each guitar and case with scrupulous accuracy. However, many of my instruments are well-played vintage items which are many years old, and I am not a luthier. One should assume that any guitar will require some set-up to satisfy your personal requirements, and that not every flaw or ding will be seen/recognized/described in the listing. Thus the return of an instrument will not be accepted unless it can be shown that it was egregiously misrepresented in this listing. Please read the listing carefully, check out the pictures, and ask any questions you might have before offering to buy.

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Alvarez-Yairi DY-78

$895
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full de*unsafe*ions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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1966 Gibson LG-0

$895
This 1966 Gibson would have been (maybe even was) very comfortable at Woodstock, or the first Newport Folk Festival, maybe when Pete Seeger tried to unplug Bob Dylan's electric guitar. The LG-0 was created in 1958, presumably for the coffee-house concert-in-the-park kind of atmosphere of the early folk revival. Somewhat smaller than the dreadnoughts and jumbos, it had a 24 ¾" scale and was only...
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Dieter Hopf Classical

$695
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full de*unsafe*ions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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1967 Guild® Mark II

$495
According to The Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars, the Guild Mark II classical guitar was manufactured from 1961 to 1986. Gruhn’s Guide and Vintage Guitar Price Guide basically agree, although there is some disagreement as to specific features. Like most classical guitars, it’s smaller than the dreadnought or jumbo series, measuring 14 ½” at the lower bout, with a scale of 25 ½.” Like its rival, the...
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Guild® F-312

$2,195
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full de*unsafe*ions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Guild® D-212N

$795
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full de*unsafe*ions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Gibson LG-0

$895
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full de*unsafe*ions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Gibson J-45

$1,695
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full de*unsafe*ions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Gibson Blue Ridge

$995
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full de*unsafe*ions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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1935 MELODY KING 5-String Banjo

$395
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full de*unsafe*ions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Martin D-28 32

$1,195
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Guild® D-55 RW

$2,395
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Greco GR125

$150
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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1996 Gibson SJ-300 CUSTOM

$3,595
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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1978 Gibson Southern Jumbo

$1,195
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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1975 Gibson J-40

$895
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Epiphone EC-22

$295
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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1998 Bourgeois COUNTRY BOY

$2,495
Crafted by Dana Bourgeois in Lewiston, Maine, Bourgeois guitars take the traditional forms of American guitar craft and bring them to life with superb craftsmanship and expert wood selection. Dana Bourgeois has a reputation as one of the best "guitar-voicers" ever, and his work over the past four decades has helped set the mark for what luthier-built acoustic instruments should be. By the year...
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1977 ALVAREZ 5021-12

$395
The Alvarez Artist Series up to 1998 was a series of dreadnought style guitars ranging in price from $410 to $999 (twenty years ago!). This particular guitar has the date 2-11-77 stamped on the label inside the sound hole, so it’s got at least forty years of mellow saved up for you. Despite its age, it is in excellent cosmetic condition and has just been checked out and set up by a professional...
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Martin D-1E

$695
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Martin D12-20

$1,295
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Martin 000-16GT

$995
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Guild® D-25

$695
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Gibson LG-0

$895
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Gibson C-0

$595
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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1963 Gibson B-25N

$995
According to The Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars, the Gibson B series of acoustic guitars was the successor to the LG series largely phased out in the early 1960s. Generally speaking, the B-15 replaced the LG-0, the B-20 replaced the LG-1, the B-45 became a larger version of the LG-2, and the X-braced B-25 replaced the LG-3. (The 12-string Gibson LG-12 was made in very limited quantities from...
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1967 Epiphone/Gibson FT-30 "Caballero"

$695
I apologize in advance for telling you folks what some of you already know and others of you don’t want to know, but it’s stuff which anybody who is considering bidding on this guitar ought to know, so here goes: Gibson introduced the LG-1 in April of 1943 as a kind of junior partner to the famous J-45, with the same solid spruce top and solid mahogany back, sides, and neck. It had full body...
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Epiphone/Gibson EC-100

$695
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Alvarez-Yairi DY-45

$695
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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Yamaha FG-230-12

$395
I have been encouraged to list my entire current inventory of guitars, even though it is constantly changing and I have not yet taken pictures or written full descriptions of many of them. As you can see, I generally sell only Martin, Gibson, Guild, Taylor, Larrivee, and Alvarez-Yairi guitars because most of these models are made so well that they tend to increase in value and in the complexity...
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