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2020 Edmonds D-28

EDMONDS D-28 2020 TIGHT GRAIN RED SPRUCE/ QUATERSAWN WHITE OAK *A KEEPER* “LET THE GUITAR SPEAK” (Special Reserve) Demo of Jimmy Edmonds Dreadnought Guitar, White Oak & Adirondack Red Spruce: ???? saddle up and ride – YouTube Played by Shawn Brock (26) Jimmy Edmonds White Oak D-28 (2020) – YouTube Played by Allen Shadd PRICE $6,500.00 Jimmy Edmond guitar. This is a very...
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1967 Martin D-18

PRICE$5750.00 Serial # 237513 ! NOW HAPPENING ! 10% off entire Dale Showstopper Guitars inventory. Layaway and save 10% – Offer is good until January 1 2023. 10% deposit lays the guitar away Check us out at: https://www.gbase.com/my/inventory https://www.theadventurevillage.com/blog/ https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/search. Very good original condition, plenty finish checking on...
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1967 Martin D-21

Price $12,000 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emzfWKsD6Zw&feature=youtu.be Video of Shawn Brock playing guitar above Replaced Pickguard but has original frets and tuners /saddle and nut Minor finish cracks BUT NO WOOD CRACKS....small maple bridge plate. Action is medium with plenty of saddle Great playing and sounding guitar Finish appears to be beautiful original, has had very...
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2006 Wayne Henderson D-18

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0YafmJJH20 Additional Video of Allen Shadd Price $16,500.00 Excellent condition with signs of little wear. 1 11/16 nut…. Brazilian bridge and fret board. Wayne Henderson….serial number 372 Appalachian Spruce Top..Only trade interest are 30s Martin d-18s
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1946 Martin D-18

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuJjqw0jFD0&t=36s Here is a minty early 46 serial 93746 video with the same internal bracing pattern as the 45. This bracing pattern was only offered these 2 years after which they went to a straight bracing pattern which is heavier and no taper. Here is the video of the 45 well played we sold. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMHa4MSMs6U&t=412s Offering picture...
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2021 Martin D-28 Authentic

Adirondack Spruce Top, Madagascar Rosewood Back & Sides ,Mahogany Neck, Ebony Fingerboard & BridgeVTS Bracing & Finish1 3/4" Nut Width 25.4" Scale Length Includes Hard Case K&K electronics Current inventory / More pictures https://www.theadventurevillage.com/blog/ Dale Owen Call or Text anytime: 828-421-2398 Email/PayPal:...
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2020 Edmonds D-18

Price $5200.00 1 3/4- 2 1/4 string spacing Tortoise binding Brazilian overlay Waverly 4060 tuners Serial #324
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2017 Martin Outlaw

Price $5500.00 Mint Condition All-solid wood construction with hot hide glue joinery throughout, Vintage Gloss finish, Big Leaf mahogany back and sides; M1 Vintage Tone System torrefied Adirondack spruce top; torrefied, hand-shaped, forward-shifted Adirondack spruce bracing with Authentic Series scalloping; non-tucked, circa 1937 torrefied maple bridgeplate; fine herringbone top trim; Old Style...
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1930 Gibson L-50

$2750.00 mahogany top, back & sides, paired with a mahogany neck with a rounded profile. The pickguard and bridge are all original to the guitar; the tuners appear to be original with replacement buttons. The tailpiece also appears original, the guitar is free from cracks. Good instrument to play the blues with
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2004 Merill C-18 Adirondack/ Mahogony (Video)

"Let the guitar speak" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-al1NW5bV2o&feature=emb_title Price $5750.00 Can't get enough of these Jim Merrill guitars!! Back/Sides: Mahogany Top Wood: Adirondack (Red) Spruce. Small crack beside of fret board, cleated and invisible. Fingerboard: Ebony Neck Wood: Mahogany Bridge: Ebony Rosette: Maple and Ebony Binding: Tortoise Style Fingerboard Bindings:...
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hand built style HD-28 Sounds great
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*FIRE SALE* This is a great guitar we just don’t know too much about it real bassy tone, A very affordable Brazilian guitar. Brazilian back and sides Adi top 1 11/16 nut 2 3/16 string spacing long scale hard shell case
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2020 Bob Thompson 2020 OM-45 WV RED SPRUCE/BRAZILIAN (Video)

Here is another nice Bob Thompson Brazilian guitar. Using the highest quality Red Spruce and Brazilian on these OM-45. This one is serial # 206. Specifications 1 3/4 inches Nut Gold engraved Waverly tuners Fossil Walrus Nut Fossil Walrus Saddle Fossil Walrus Pins String Spacing at Saddle 2 5/16 inches Stainless Steel Frets Scale Length 25.375 inches
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2020 Thompson African Blackwood ( Video ) D-45

2020 Thompson African Blackwood ( Video ) D-45 $700 off
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qwsZmVHBrU Additional Video of Allen Shadd playing guitar Fabulous guitar built by Larry Thompson 45 Inlay trimmed in Maple and Abalone Gold Engraved Waverly tuners Bone saddle Bone pins Nut 1 3/4 2 5/16 spacing at bridge 25.34 scale 37 Authentic Bracing Serial #223 BAKED WEST VA. RED SPRUCE/ TOP SHELF AFRICAN BLACKWOOD!! TONE AND BEAUTY TO MATCH!!!
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1965 Martin D-18- 57 YRS OLD!

Very good original condition, plenty finish checking on top, NO CRACKS IN THE WOOD, no belt rash, full frets, plays great and surprises me with its tone!! 7 day return policy on all sales, dale Body: Double bound solid mahogany back & sides with solid Sitka Spruce top in natural finish. Multi ring ebonoid/ivoroid rosette and tortoise shell pickguard. 3 ply purfling and Indian Rosewood...
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1969 Martin D-18 (SPECIAL RESERVE)

PRICE$6500.00Go to new website … 7 DAY RETURN POLICY AS USUAL dales pick from our collection of 60s D-18s…” a good one” Video by Allen Shadd is attached Very clean and sounds great ,My luthier is doing a fresh neck set and set-up. Finish Details: Original Top Material: Spruce Top Body Details: Mahogany back and sides with spruce top Neck Material: Mahogany Neck Fingerboard Material:...
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1944 Martin 000-18 MARTIN *VIDEO* 78 YRS OLD!

1944 Martin 000-18 MARTIN *VIDEO* 78 YRS OLD! 22% off
Lovely is the best description of this 000-18. It has all the features of WWII-era Martins, including scalloped top bracing and an Adirondack top, and also has an ebony rod in the neck. An excellent neck reset and re-fret was just done to match neck reset. The guitar is one of my favorite small body guitars. The tuners wasn’t original so I bought a set period correct……I took a picture of where a...
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1944 Martin D-18 ( Video )

1944 Martin D-18 ( Video ) 29% off
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I0fTlWYgBk Additional Video by Curtis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rvksIW0tRI Video By Allen Shadd 7 Day Return policy Along with its Rosewood counterpart, the D-28, the Martin D-18 stands as one of the true original dreadnoughts introduced by Martin in 1932. The D-18 made a switch from a 12-fret to a 14-fret instrument in 1934 and has stayed...
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Martin D-14 D-28CW style ( Video )

Martin D-14  D-28CW style ( Video ) $200 off
Super cool Martin Custom Shop D-14 D-28CW style. Absolute cannon of a guitar. Essentially a D-28CW with black walnut back and sides and a few other cosmetic changes. Bound neck. Dreadnaught 14 fret. -Adirondack Spruce Top -Black Walnut back and sides -Adirondack scalloped 5/16 Golden Era top bracing -Grained Ivoroid top binding -Large sound hole -HD Zig Zag purfling -Sitka Spruce back...
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1937 Martin D-28 Herringbone

Only 148 Martin D-28 Herringbones built in 1937 All Original finish neck set and fret work done by Elderly very nice example of a powerhouse 1937 Herringbone, has original style keys, all original wood, replaced bridge and saddle, above average Serial # 669XX
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1937 Martin ( Video ) D-28 Herringbone

1937 Herringbone – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF7gSh6AJ40 Played by Shawn Brock https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIv5n3IGjf6dJmoOT2nxaKlc119R1rxPS Played by Richard Bennett (25) 1937 Martin D-28 – YouTube Played By Allen Shadd It was such a honor. Richard Bennet stayed with us in a cabin for the gathering down at 185 King street in Brevard N.C. on 10/27/22. He...
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1936 Martin D-28 Herringbone

No wood cracks Only 61 Martin D-28 Herringbones built in 1936 Serial # 62XXX
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1935 Martin D-28 Herringbone ( Video )

1935 Martin D-28 Herringbone  ( Video ) 13% off
This guitar is a early 1935 with the stamp on back of the peg head, all original but the bridge and saddle. Has a pick guard crack, 1/2 in. repaired, and had a grain replaced on about 2 inch shown in the picture. Fresh neck set! They only used this quality of Brazilian Rosewood 46 months early 35 It has original pins and keys and pick guard, original case. In the pictures is Mr. Arnolds...
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Martin 0000-18 ( Video )

Martin 0000-18 ( Video ) $350 off
Specs are in the pictures. From Martin Guitars.
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