Dying Breed Music
Lane Comeaux
(870) 818-3434
Online Only
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, 21 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.

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1938 Gibson L-00

We have sold twenty four 30s L-00s in the last two years. This is clearly the best overall condition one we have had. The most remarkable thing to me is that the tuners are not only original but actually retain chrome and shine! These tuners look like they were made two years ago, not nearly 80 years ago! Not only that but there are zero cracks in this Adirondack topped scalloped braced guitar....
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1951 Martin D-18

Here is a quite clean early 50s big body guitar with beautiful Brazilian rosewood. Some of America'a most iconic songs were recorded on D-28s from this era. This one retains the original tuners, original bridge, original fretboard, original pickguard, and original finish throughout the body. The neck was professionally refinished long ago. There's a well repaired center seam separation. Two...
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1942 Martin D-18

It is no secret that D-18s from 1940-1944 are my very favorite guitar models. Adirondack top, scalloped bracing, hide glue, old growth mahogany. All those pre war features are present on this light weight treasure! Handmade in Nazareth, Pennsylvania 75 years ago, this one is in fantastic condition and is housed in it's ORIGINAL CASE. No top cracks, no head stock crack, no heel crack, no back...
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1958 Martin D-28

Nothing sounds like these straight braced Sitka spruce over Brazilian rosewood big body guitars. D-28s from this era have been played and recorded with by many music icons, including Johnny Cash. This particular one is in fantastic condition with original bridge and bridge plate, original finish, original tuners, original bracing, and original nut. The pickguard is an expertly made and installed...
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1938 Martin 00-17

You will not find a better condition 00-17. These guitars are just wonderful for recording, mic'd for a gig, songwriting, or playing in your living room. This one of course is a pre war example from the middle of Martin's true Golden Era. Many folks think 1938 is the very best year in Martin history. This 1 3/4" nut width beauty is crack free, repair free, retains all original finish, and has all...
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~1897 S.S. Stewart Fancy appointments- not plain

Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This one has much fancier inlays and wood work than most banjos that pop up from this historical important brand. Check out the hand carved wood working at the base of the neck. Truly a professional quality 5 string banjo in it's original leather case. 2,500 dollars.
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1931 National Style 1 Tricone

No dents, no changed parts, clean, lots of shine. Original case is included. Truly an excellent instrument! Square neck. 3,200 dollars.
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1950 Martin D-18

My very first vintage guitar was a 1951 D-18, and really was the guitar that started Dying Breed Music. This era holds a special place for me. Here's a great 67 year old spruce over mahogany D-18 guitar. It sounds and plays great. Appears to be some factory spray applied years ago but no refinish at all. 5,000 dollars.
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1949 Gibson SJ-200

CLEAN- no cracks, no changed parts, no finish work, no repairs. Truly the best condition J-200 I've seen!! Original hard shell Lifton badged case included with this beauty. Check out the gold Kluson tuners. The label inside the guitar is white - they changed to orange in the early 1950s. This is an early version of the model, with the first ones being made in 1946. Flamed maple, gorgeous sunburst...
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1941 Martin D-18

AMAZING SOUND. A pre war Martin dreadnought! Many people know that D-18s are my favorite guitar model. A 41 D-18 was my one personal guitar for three years. Every single 1941 I've ever sold through Dying Breed Music has had an exceptional sound! If it's the Adirondack top, scalloped bracing, light weight construction, old growth mahogany, hide glue, mojo, craftsmen... I'm not certain, but the sum...
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Acoustic remedy Cedar floor case

Handmade in Wisconsin. Humidified. Beautiful solid wood display case. These are 1,250 dollars when new. This one is 700 dollars.
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1929 Martin 00-40 H

Continuing our tradition of offering amazing vintage Martins, here is a 1929 PEARL TOP Martin, one of the rarest of the rare. Extremely few of these were ever made. Exquisite details, high end materials, and exacting standards from Martin's golden era. 12 frets to the small body. The inlays around the Brazilian rosewood/Adirondack body are breathtaking. Scalloped bracing under the hood. Hide glue...
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1947 Martin 000-18

Here's an all original tapered braced 40's 000. No finish work at all. No changed parts. No head stock crack, heel crack, or pickup installed. There are couple repaired cracks in the top, a tiny repaired crack in the side, and one repaired crack in the back. The 000-18 has grown by leaps and bounds in collectibility, popularity, and desirablity. 4600 dollars.
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1892 Martin 1-26

END OF THE YEAR SALE. We specialize in special guitars at Dying Breed Music. Here is one that is even more special than most guitars we sell. Real ivory tuner buttons on engraved tuners and real ivory bridge, both bright brilliant white. Not only that but also real ivory heel plate, pins, nut, and saddle. Completely original specimen here with original bar frets, Brazilian rosewood back and...
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1953 Gibson Es-140

A completely original and very rare piece. Beautiful and unique. This guitar sounds great and would be a great addition to literally any collection or tone arsenal. This instrument was owned by a well known musician. 2600 dollars.
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1946 Martin D-18

Just in!! If you want volume and power and punch... this is definitely the guitar for you. The sound is quintessential war time D-18. Huge and driving, much like a train. Yes it has been refinished long ago. Yes it has repaired cracks and a couple changed parts. My all time favorite guitar was a 1941 D-18 with a head stock crack repair, cracks in the body, changed tuners, and a changed bridge....
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2006 Martin D-18 1937 Authentic

WOW! In our mind, pre war D-18s are the best guitars ever made and this one is an excellent handmade replica of one. Hide glue constructed complete with genuine ebony bridge and fretboard. Hand scalloped forward shifted scalloped x bracing underneath an Adirondack spruce top. These listed at 8899 when new and sold at retailers for 6,999. Open back pre war style waverly tuners and a 30s style case...
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1999 Martin D-28 golden era Brazilian/Adirondack

END OF THE YEAR SALE. As close as you can get to a prewar herringbone dreadnought without spending 100 thousand dollars. These Golden Era guitars were wonderful specimens, handmade of Adirondack spruce, Brazilian rosewood, and ebony. 1 3/4 pre war spec nut width and hand scalloped bracing. 7,350 dollars. A BARGAIN for what this guitar is.
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1960 Fender® Telecaster®

JUST IN. GREAT PRICE. A great pre CBS tele with 100 percent original blonde finish and 100 percent original electronics. Original pickguard, original Brazilian rosewood fretboard, original knobs, original logo, original neck plate, original bridge. The only changed parts are the jack plate and replica tuners. 12000 dollars. This one was owned by a well known guitarist.
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1946 Martin 000-21

This guitar actually has zero cracks and is completely original. The condition of this instrument is RARE! The vast majority of vintage Martins we see have a changed part or a crack repair or two. This one is 100 percent dead original with no repairs and no finish work. If you've always wanted an extremely fine condition war time 000-21, this is the one for you. Also a tone MONSTER. If condition...
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1961 Gibson SG Special with tremolo

WOW. Just in- an early SG Special with factory tremolo and in the original case. No finish work, no repairs, no cracks, no breaks. Tuners are not original. 5300 dollars.
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1959 Martin D-18

A huge sound, and just gone over by our luthier. This one still has factory gloss on it and no top or back cracks! Brazilian rosewood bridge, spruce top, original tuners, original small maple bridge plate. Very fresh neck set! No finish work at all done to this one. A 50s D-18 was my first vintage guitar and these will always have a place in my heart. AND are great guitars. Better photos are...
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1954 Gibson Southern Jumbo (owned by Dottie West)

JUST IN! Very rare in this natural finish! Beautiful guitar, with a sound to match. 3500 dollars. Owned by Dottie West.
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