Artistic Guitars
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Returns are very rare but have happened. If an item is to be returned for ANY REASON, it must be approved by Artistic Guitars beforehand. Returns must be complete and in the original packaging with all accessories and complete documentation (COA’s, Warranty Card, keys, tools etc.), show no signs of wear or use. All returns will incur a 20% restocking fee (NO EXCEPTIONS). Items which are not normally stocked ("Special Orders", close-outs, previously-owned guitars, layaways, etc.) are not returnable. A 48 hour approval period may be granted on items, only if agreed to at the time of sale. New items not applicable. The Customer is responsible for all shipping charges on returned items, both to and from, and these charges as well as bank wire or transaction fees will be deducted from any refunds or credits along with any costs incurred in bringing the returned item back to it's original condition.

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2006 Gray Burchette Grand Soloist

$2,950
This Gray Burchette Grand Soloist is a beauty. It has a striking Myrtlewood top, back, and sides with a florentine cutaway. The mahogany neck has an Amazon Rosewood fingerboard. The body binding utilizes the very nice purpleheart exotic wood with a spalted maple rosette. This guitar has a 20” body length, with 4&3/4” depth and a 25&1/2” scale length. Burchette Guitars are handcrafted and...
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2003 PRS Hollowbody II

$5,250
This 2003 Hollowbody II is a “Employee Grade Private Stock” guitar. Finished in “Tiger Eye” it has amazing flame and color. The exceptional tone woods used in this guitar include an East Coast “Blistered” maple top and back personally selected by the Private Stock Wood Manager for his personal “Employee” guitar. This type of maple has a unique visual character which is different from the...
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Knaggs Guitars Severn Relic

$4,958
Knaggs Guitars Severn Relic $278 off
Joe’s favorite guitar that he played when he was younger was a ‘61 Strat. Heavily used by Joe, it was worn in perfectly, and had a great vibe. Joe makes so many flawless looking instruments with perfect woods and exemplary attention to finish detail. I wanted to achieve a different goal with this instrument. I asked Joe to make a Severn (many people’s favorite Knaggs model) as if it would...
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Knaggs Guitars Kenai Apollo 11

$7,654
2019 is the 10th anniversary of Knaggs Guitars and the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Joe created a very limited run of instruments with a custom designed Apollo 11 package by himself and Pearlworks. Apollo 11 #7 is a T2 Kenai finished in Winter Solstice.
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Nik Huber Rietbergen Prototype

$10,795
Nik Huber Rietbergen Prototype $205 off
This guitar is one of the first Rietbergens made. It is a phenomenal semi-acoustic 335-sized instrument. It has an “Old Natural” Highgloss finish over just perfect Mastergrade West Coast Curly super flamed maple sides and back with a very highly figured and flamed South American mahogany body. I am a huge fan of instruments with nice clear tops, that are nicely quartersawn and bookmatched. ...
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Frank Hartung Embrace Hollowwood Deluxe

$7,969
Frank Hartung Embrace Hollowwood Deluxe $776 off
The “Copperhead Natural” Embrace Hollowwood Deluxe is a Frank Hartung model that is unique among the throngs of guitar models in the market. Starting with his modern, innovative body and headstock design, he embellishes it with superior woods from the Green Heart of Germany. Starting with a Honduran Curly Mahogany body with Exhibition Grade Quilted Maple Top and matching Back of the same piece,...
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Knaggs Guitars Chena

$5,907
Knaggs Guitars Chena $543 off
This Tier 2 “Violin Amber” Chena S/N 193 has the finest tone woods together for the first time on a Chena. Starting with Joe’s finest clear and straight-grained "Adirondack Red Spruce" top and south American Mahogany back, this guitar rings like a bell. The '59' carve on this 12" radiused Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard with Morningstar inlays on top of a curly rock maple neck makes playability...
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Knaggs Guitars Steve Stevens SSC Tier1

$6,595
Knaggs Guitars Steve Stevens SSC Tier1 $400 off
This spectacular Knaggs Steve Stevens SSC Tier 1 model has a classic mahogany body with an exceptional carved maple top with a tight tiger strip figure. Unique to any other Knaggs SSC made is the exceptionally dark 1-piece Brazilian Rosewood neck, the Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard with SSC inlays, and a Brazilian Rosewood head stock veneer with the SSC Ray Gun. Finished in VintageBurst,...
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Knaggs Guitars Doug Rappoport

$5,121
Knaggs Guitars Doug Rappoport $229 off
This Tier 1 Doug Rappoport model has a classic mahogany body with an exceptional carved flamed maple top. Finished in Sunflower, this guitar has a beautiful East Indian Rosewood fingerboard and headstock veneer. With a 24&¾ scale length, a 1&11/16 bone nut, Medium jumbo frets, and 12” radius’d board it feels great and is truly a great player. The DR Kenai has a massive sound which is generated...
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Knaggs Guitars Severn X Black Rhino #9

$9,873
Joe completed the building of a limited run of 11 guitars using a custom inlay that he designed called “The Black Rhino”. Artistic Guitars is proud to be offering “The Black Rhino #1” - a killer Sheyenne, and “The Black Rhino #9” - an exceptional Severn Quilt. The Black Rhino #9 - Severn HSS has an exceptional quilted maple top over mahogany finished in Charcoal Burst. The neck is curly...
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Knaggs Guitars Sheyenne Black Rhino #1

$10,100
Joe completed the building of a limited run of 11 guitars using a custom inlay that he designed called “The Black Rhino”. Artistic Guitars is proud to be offering “The Black Rhino #1” - a killer Sheyenne, and “The Black Rhino #9” - an exceptional Severn Quilt HSS. I have received many guitars over the years with exceptional tops, and in “335-like” guitars, incredible top and back sets. This...
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2004 PRS Archtop

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This Paul Reed Smith (PRS) Private Stock #614 is one of the most storied PRS Private Stocks ever. This guitar is Joe Knaggs’s Personal Guitar, a very special guitar to him. Featured in the 2008 Private Stock Calendar, it was the first Archtop from PRS and Joe’s PRS employee 20th anniversary guitar. It was presented to Joe at the 10th anniversary of Private Stock at NAMM by Paul in recognition...
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Nik Huber Guitars Redwood Dolphin

$8,505
Nik Huber Guitars Redwood Dolphin $240 off
This special Nik Huber Redwood Dolphin with an exceptional Burl Redwood top, and a highly figured African Pomele’ Mahogany back was made to show at NAMM 2015. The fingerboard and headstock are of Macassar Ebony with exceptional figure and movement. Other upgrades include a Macassar Ebony package consisting of the fingerboard, matching headstock, tuner buttons, the truss rod cover and...
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Knaggs Guitars Keya Tier 1 Serial #3

$8,241
Knaggs Guitars Keya Tier 1 Serial #3 $509 off
Keya #3 is a work of playable art and is Joe's only 24 fret guitar. This beautiful hand-made Knaggs Keya Tier 1, Serial #3, was designed and hand crafted by Joe Knaggs and team.  As a very early Keya, this one is mostly hand-made as the CNC patterns were still in development. It also has many appointments no longer available on Joe's guitars. It is finished in Golden Natural with an...
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Knaggs Guitars Kenai Tier 1 Serial #3

$8,241
Knaggs Guitars Kenai Tier 1 Serial #3 $709 off
This beautiful hand-made Knaggs Kenai Tier 1, Serial #3, was designed and hand crafted by Joe Knaggs and team.  As a very early Kenai, this one is mostly hand-made as the CNC patterns were still in development. It also has many appointments no longer available on Joe's guitars. Kenai serial #3 is finished in a gorgeous faded “Winter Solstice ” with lightly exposed maple.  It is a “Private...
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Knaggs Guitars Choptank Tier 1 Serial #25

$6,645
Knaggs Guitars Choptank Tier 1 Serial #25 $330 off
The Knaggs Choptank is a single cutaway, “Tele style” six on a side, set neck long scale guitar.   This Tier 1 “Golden Natural” finished guitar is very rare - one of only two built with a figured mahogany lamination layer, and has many features no longer available on a Knaggs guitar.  It has an alder body covered with carved curly maple and a Mahogany lamination layer.  The figure of the tiger...
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Knaggs Guitars Sheyenne Tier 2 Serial #15

$5,092
Knaggs Guitars Sheyenne Tier 2 Serial #15 17 % off
The Sheyenne is a ES335-style double cutaway carved top and back semi-hollowbody guitar.  This is one of my favorite Knaggs models received thus far and Joe's team loved this particular instrument.  Sheyenne Serial #15, a Tier 2 beauty, has an incredible West Coast curly maple top and back finished in Ocean Blue.  With the beefy '59-sized mahogany neck and East Indian Rosewood fingerboard, it...
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