Dying Breed Music
Lane Comeaux
(870) 818-3434
Searcy, Arkansas
6:28 AM
9:00-6:00 Monday-Friday 1:00-4:30 Saturday Closed on Sunday We strive for same day responses on all email and phone calls.

Money Order, Bank Wire, PayPal, Cash, Western Union, Certified Check. Personal check- gear ships upon check clearing. Will hold an item for 30 days with 20 percent deposit. Will hold an item for 24 hours if customer specifically requests. Don't be scared off by our consistently low prices. We are in the business of selling guitars, not keeping them!

We ship worldwide, 24 countries and counting. Shipping will be added to the final sale price. 150 dollars for overnight shipping, 100 dollars for two day shipping. Other arrangements can be made at your request; i.e. UPS. All shipments are professionally packed and fully insured through Heritage Insurance. Shipping is paid for by the buyer every time.

Buyer pays shipping both ways in the event of a return. Your purchase price will be refunded minus cost of shipping when we receive the guitar back. 24 hour approval period in U.S. No returns overseas.

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1936 Martin D-18

1936 D-18 with forward shifted bracing, 1 3/4 nut, and housed in the original case, owned by Gordon Lightfoot for many years. Gordon actually put a section of black tape of the pickguard. It would be easy to remove but we are leaving it on. Gordon’s signature is also present, quite small, on the back of the guitar. This guitar was just gone over by our luthier and set up for optimal playability...
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1939 Martin D-18 ( 1 3/4 nut width)

A 1 3/4 nut 1930s D-18 that has just been brought up to speed by our luthier. Heel crack repaired. Cracks repaired and a replica bridge plate installed. Adirondack top and a huge strong sound. Overspray on the top and all original finish on the back and sides. Original pickguard and tuners. $17,750.
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1946 Martin D-28

A two owner guitar, has been with the same owner since 1973. Originally was purchased in Hawaii while the gentleman was in the Navy. This guitar remains in quite nice condition, retaining the original bridge plate, tuners, pickguard, and frets. A luthier recently installed a replica bridge and performed a great neck set. There was overspray over the original finish at one time but the vast...
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1931 Gibson/SS Stewart L-2

This is an extraordinarily rare model- made for only one year by Gibson for S.S. Stewart. Feather light and in natural finish- an extreme rarity for Gibsons, particularly of this era. This guitar sounds extraordinary and is housed in it’s original red line hard shell case! Scalloped x braced under a fine Adirondack top. $9,750.
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1957 Gibson J-200

An absolutely beautiful and all original J-200 housed in the original pink lined case. Very rare blonde finish and just set up by our luthier. Large sound and excellent playability is present. This was one of Gibson’s most expensive models- more than the Les Paul! Orange paper labels were reserved for the best! Handmade in Kalamazoo, Michigan sixty two years ago. $10,000.
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1998 Collings Clarence White D-18

Truly a mint condition Clarence White, one of the last ones built. Made by hand in Austin Texas. Stunning condition and the highest quality craftsmanship imaginable. $10,000.
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1938 Martin 000-45

1938 Martin  000-45 12 % off
A 1938 000-45 is just in at Dying Breed Music. All original finish. Replaced bridge plate- small and maple. It was owned for many years by the legendary Gordon Lightfoot, multi platinum selling artist, Grammy nominee, and member of the Songwriter Hall of Fame. One of only 19 made in 1938- this guitar features 1 3/4 nut and forward shifted bracing. This guitar has the exact same specs as a pre war...
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1926 Gibson L-1

1926 L-1. One of the very earliest flat tops and the first year of production of the L-1 model. The exact same model as Robert Johnson played. All original and original case. Obviously a departure from what Gibson normally did as it not only natural top finish but natural on the back as well. Red spruce top, birch back and sides. “The Gibson” on the head stock. $4,750.
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1910 Martin 0-17 (spruce top)

Very early 17 style Martins actually had spruce tops. This one is just such a guitar! It handles steel strings admirably and the scalloped bracing gives it a wonderful sound. Owned by a very well known Nashville songwriter. $4,950.
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1946 Gibson J-50

All original finish, perfect set up. Logo on the head stock was used only in 1946. $7,000.
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1852 Schmidt and Maul Size 3

1852 Schmidt and Maul  Size 3 33 % off
A contemporary and competitor of Martin- Schmidt and Maul made wonderful extremely high quality instruments. This particular guitar spent its life in North Carolina and still has the shipping label on the wooden case that reads, “Single Shipment” and “Southern Express Incorporated. Wilmington, N.C.”. This guitar fits the exact deminsions and style of a Martin Size 3 from the period. Adirondack...
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1941 Gibson F-5

1941 Gibson  F-5 13 % off
An incredible sounding pre war Gibson F style mandolin. Pickguard and inlays have been changed. Excellent condition. Engraved gold tuners. $16,500.
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1945 Martin 00-21

Priced to sell. Adirondack, Brazilian back and sides. A Holy Grail type guitar! Original finish, herringbone trim, a single expertly repaired side crack. No heel crack, no puncture, no head stock crack. Get your hands on this 70 year old Brazilian and Adirondack small body! The sound is how you would imagine it! Original pickguard, bridge, nut, bridge plate, logo, and bridge plate. Tuners are...
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1935 Martin D-18

1935 Martin  D-18 15 % off
Crack free example complete with original bridge and bridge plate. Untouched finish. Uncirculated. June 1935, as such has the Martin logo stamped on the back of head stock. It has never had a neck set and does not need one! Original tuners. Original guard- though one was installed over the top of this one at one time. Of course forward shifted bracing and 1 3/4 nut. Prime Adirondack spruce top....
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1929 Martin 0-45

1929 Martin  0-45 13 % off
1929 Martin 0-45. It has all the same appointments and materials as the 000-45, just in a smaller size. Extremely rare model. 158 were made in Martin’s history. 265 000-45s were made. Very clean. All bells and whistles that one could possibly imagine. 1929 was the first year that this bridge and pickguard were options. Absolutely stunning. Braced for steel strings of course. Housed in the...
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1893 Martin 0-28

1893 Martin  0-28 30 % off
A factory dark top from the 1800s- the first one I’ve ever seen. All parts are original except the end pin. This includes tuners, bar frets, bridge, bridge plate, ivory binding, nut, bridge pins, etc. No top or back cracks. It does have a couple of repaired side cracks. Beautiful Brazilian rosewood. Very unique dark top as well- Pumpkin in color. Set up and ready to play. $6,250.
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1997 Huss & Dalton DS-M

1997 Huss & Dalton DS-M, serial number 215. A beautiful instrument from very early in the company’s history. $3,400.
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1968 Martin D-45 (1st prototype)

1968 Martin  D-45 (1st prototype) 48 % off
After a twenty six year hiatus, the D-45 model- the true Martin flagship- was revived by revered figure Mike Longworth. All stops were pulled out on these guitars including Brazilian rosewood but it all started with a mere two prototypes. Serial numbers 232933 and 236913. This particular guitar is actually the very first prototype produces- number 232933- a true piece of guitar and Martin...
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1989 Martin D-41 LE (one of 31- twentieth anniversary model)

1989 Martin D-41 LE (one of 31- twentieth anniversary model) 23 % off
A beautiful Brazilian rosewood D-41 Limited Edition that is a limited edition and hand signed on the white paper label by C.F. Martin. Anniversary of the D-42 model. It has a very large and robust sound. Near mint condition. $8,000.
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1933 Martin D-28 12 fret

1933 Martin  D-28 12 fret 33 % off
1933 Martin twelve fret D-28 shade top- the ONLY one EVER made. Slotted head stock. Twenty one twelve fret D-28s were ever made and this absolutely one of one that was a shade top. This is a well known instrument as it belonged to the great Grammy award winning Norman Blake for quite some time. Norman sold it- we have a signed receipt dated 1987- to a player and it has been with the same owner...
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1936 Gibson Trojan

1936 Gibson  Trojan 42 % off
1936 Gibson Trojan. The rarest of the rare. Only 39 ever produced and only three are recorded in the Spann book. Made for two months, October and November of 1936. It is one of the most scarce models that Gibson ever produced. Indeed, it really is more of a prototype rather than an actual production model. It was never in the Gibson catalogue. These guitars were actually all given to salesmen to...
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1943 Gibson Southern Jumbo

All original 1943 Southern Jumbo. A real banner! Rare and the best wood was reserved for this top of the line model. Adirondack top and scalloped bracing. Original finish. $11,500.
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1939 Gibson J-55

1939 Gibson  J-55 38 % off
Could we interest you in an absolutely dead mint museum quality first year of production Gibson J-55? Rarest of the rare. Mustache bridge and stair step head stock- features that can be found only on 1939 J-55s. Untouched and crack free. You will never see another one like this. $40,000. More photos available on request.
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1934 Martin 000-18

1934 Martin 000-18 12 % off
Another extremely special guitar just in. A 1934 000-18 shade top that has been with the same owner since 1972. This guitar is all original including the tuners, bridge, pickguard, bracing, bridge plate, frets, and nut. No changed parts! When talking about a rare guitar- it doesn’t get much more rare than this! This guitar has a wonderful voice and is full of life. There is a bit of overspray on...
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1944 Gibson Southern Jumbo (Banner)

Just in- another banner (1944) Gibson Southern Jumbo. The Southern Jumbo was the top of the line flagship slope shoulder guitar of the Gibson line. But of course the SJ is far more than just a fancier dressed up J-45 with more aesthetic inlays and binding. The best woods including the top grade Adirondack spruce tops of the day were reserved for this expensive and scarcely produced model. This...
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1931 Martin OM-18

1931 Martin OM-18 21 % off
1931 OM-18. Here is one of the most desirable guitar models in the acoustic guitar world- the OM-18. A very rare guitar here, only made for a four years. 1930-1933. This one has the very desirable small pickguard, banjo style tuners, and actually has the original bar frets. 1931 was the last year for those features on the OM-18. This guitar has a completely original finish and original bridge...
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1953 Gibson Southern Jumbo

1953 Gibson Southern Jumbo 17 % off
An all original 1953 Southern Jumbo. Great scalloped bracing under the high grade spruce top. No changed parts on this instrument and the finish is original. This model is in fact far more than simply a dressed up J-45 with requisite upgraded binding and inlays. Indeed, the wood Gibson reserved for this was and is far superior than what was used to construct J-45s. It has all of the sound,...
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1931 Martin 0M-18 (banjo tuners and small guard)

1931 Martin 0M-18 (banjo tuners and small guard) 17 % off
1931 OM-18. Here is one of the most desirable guitar models in the acoustic guitar world- the OM-18. A very rare guitar here, only made for a four years. 1930-1933. This one has the very desirable small pickguard, banjo style tuners, and actually has the original bar frets. 1931 was the last year for those features on the OM-18. This guitar has a completely original finish and original bridge...
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