ALUMPSTER'S GUITARS
ARTHUR H LUMPKIN
803-731-0515
Online Only
6:26 PM
24/7 by e-mail: akmgj@bellsouth.net. 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 $55 due to constantly rising shipping costs unless a specific listing says otherwise; 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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1944 Epiphone FT-50 FT-50

$2,795
Hokay, folks, this is a guitar which you may never see again outside of serious collections and museums—and the even rarer intact label gives it a reliable date and provenance. Pre-War and War-time Gibsons and Martins are readily available—for exorbitant prices--and 1950s and even 1960s Gibson/Epiphone FT-79 “Texans” routinely sell for $3500 or more. However, while the early American Epiphones...
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1957 Gibson LG-1 LG-1

$1,795
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 mahogany back, sides, and neck. It had full body binding, a simple one-stripe rosette, a straight rosewood bridge with pearl dot inlay and black bridge pins, a 14/19-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay, a blackface headstock with a screened logo and three-on-a-plate...
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1892 Martin 0-28 0-28

$11,995
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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Martin DCME DCME

$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 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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1965 Martin 00-21NY [mod.] 00-21NY [mod.]

$3,995
This is a 1965 Martin 00-21NY with some of the most striking Brazilian Rosewood back & sides you’ll see in this vintage. The guitar has the warm tone you’d expect, but with great projection and volume for a Martin parlor-size guitar. Made only 5 years, between 1961 and 1965, Martin built a total of 906 of these 00-21NY models, with 275 made during the peak year of 1964. Until this time, the...
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~1939 Harmony H-1057 "Singing Cowboys" "Singing Cowboys"

$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 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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2019 Guild F-512E F-512E

$2,995
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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1981 Guild F-412 SB F-412 SB

$2,795
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 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 F-30 f-30

$1,995
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 F-112 F-112

$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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1971 Guild D-35 NT D-35

$1,095
1971 Guild D-35 NT D-35 $100 off
This wonderful Guild dreadnought guitar was made in the Westerly, Rhode Island, plant in 1971, judging from its serial number (55785) and the Guild website. The al solid wood D-35 was a substantial upgrade from the more common D-25 until it was discontinued in 1987. As such, this particular guitar has been dominating lesser instruments for exactly 50 years, and the resonance of its aged woods...
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1970 Guild D-35 D-35

$1,095
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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1976 Guild D-35 D-35

$1,095
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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1976 Gibson MK-81 MK-81

$1,995
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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1914 Gibson L-1 L-1

$2,995
The Gibson L-1 was first introduced in 1902 as an archtop round soundhole guitar. It had a single bound top and back, a single bound round soundhole with two rope pattern wood rings, an ebony fingerboard with dot inlays, an orangish natural spruce top finish, and red mahogany neck, back, and sides. It was available with a lower bout of either 12 ½” or 13 ½” sizes. In 1908 came an early Gibson...
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1970 Gibson J-45 Dlx. J-45 Dlx.

$1,595
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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1968 Gibson J-45 Adj. J-45 Adj.

$2,995
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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1990 Gibson J-185 SB J-185 SB

$2,795
The Gibson J-185 is an absolutely perfect instrument for either the professional musician or an amateur who wants to "take it to the next level"! Similar to the classic Everly Brothers J-185 in quality and style, all it lacks is the tacky stars and huge double pick guards—which of course you can always add. This is truly a delightful instrument: beautiful and hypnotic tone to listen to, stylish...
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1970 Gibson J-160E J-160E

$2,595
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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1970 Gibson J-160E J-160E

$2,795
1970 Gibson J-160E J-160E $200 off
The Gibson J-160E is probably the most recognizable acoustic-electric guitar in history since John Lennon adopted it as his signature instrument in the early 1960s. While the specs changed constantly over its 25-year original run and several subsequent re-issues, this 1970 J-160E Custom John Lennon is one of the most famous configurations, with a square-shouldered dreadnought-style body and a...
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1968 Gibson Blue Ridge Blue Ridge

$1,995
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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1969 Gibson Blue Ridge Blue Ridge

$1,995
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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1964 Gibson B-25-12 B-25-12

$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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1953 Epiphone "Devon" Devon

$2,995
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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~1978 Alvarez-Yairi DY-57 DY-57

$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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1968 Gibson B-15 B-15

$995
The Gibson B-15 was the last of the small-bodied B series (except for the 500 or so B-20s) with which Gibson briefly replaced the LG series. It was introduced in 1967, perhaps as a kind of travel guitar for the hippie/folk music market of the 1960s and early ‘70s. The B-15 had a ladder-braced unbound spruce top and mahogany back, sides, and neck; a simple one-stripe rosette; and a large...
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1973 Guild F-412 F-412

$2,995
This wonderful Guild 12-string F-412 Blonde guitar was made in the Westerly, Rhode Island, plant in early 1973, judging from its serial number (77384) and the Guild website. It features a jumbo body based on the prestigious F-50 six-string design and was among the most acclaimed 12-strings in America until it was discontinued in 1987 (and re-issued as the JF-65M-12, and again as the F-412 from...
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1975 Guild F-212XL F-212XL

$1,495
This wonderful Guild 12-string F-212XL guitar was made in the Westerly, Rhode Island, plant in 1975, judging from its serial number (121176) and the Guild website. It features a super-sized jumbo body based on the F-47 design and is probably the most powerful factory 12-string ever made and widely distributed in America. The F-212 was discontinued in 1985 and the F-212XL was initially...
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1990 Taylor 710 710

$1,995
This wonderful dreadnought guitar was born in 1990 in El Cajon, CA, according to its serial number (11188) and the Taylor website. It was a substantial upgrade from the Taylor lower series dreadnoughts, but its superiority is in the quality of its woods and design rather than any fancy abalone inlays. This particular guitar has been dominating lesser instruments for 30 years, and the resonance of...
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2014 Taylor 810e Custom Shop 810e Custom Shop

$4,195
According to The Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars, “The Taylor 800 series are referred to as ‘the descendants of Bob Taylor’s original design’” and are a substantial upgrade from even the revered 700 series dreadnoughts. The last MSRP of the East Indian Rosewood 810 dreadnought was about $3400; its superiority to the much more common 310 ($1400), 410 ($1700), 510 ($2600), and 710 ($2800) is in the...
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