Dying Breed Music
Lane Comeaux
(870) 818-3434
Searcy, Arkansas
3:37 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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1937 Martin D-18

More and better photos are coming, but in the meantime check out this 1937 D-18 just in stock! It is an absolute killer and one of the top three best sounding D-18s we have ever had. Two Nashville pros played it over the weekend and were blown away. A+ crack free Adirondack top over hand scalloped forward shifted X braces. Original finish. 1 3/4 nut. It plays extremely easily. Notes leap out of...
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1940 Martin 0-18

A wonderful pre war Martin that is extremely light weight, resonant, and lively. Adirondack top and scalloped x bracing are present. 1940-42 is my favorite era of Martin guitars, especially of the mahogany variety. $5,250.
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1928 National Style 3 Tricone

1928 National style 3 tricone with new NRP neck. Very fancy and ornate with a huge tone. This one truly transports you back in time! $9,500.
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1943 Martin D-18

A tremendous guitar bolstered by an Adirondack top, ebony rod, and scalloped bracing. Of note, this guitar was also taken to WWII. This is truly one of the top top five best sounding D-18s we've had and definitely looks the part. Grab a piece of American and music history. $25,000.
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1934 Martin 000-18

A truly superior guitar and a rarity among rarities. An early 30s 000-18 with an original shade top finish is extraordnarily scarce. This is a pre war instrument complete with an Adirondack spruce top, hand scalloped forward shifted bracing, and the Martin logo on both the front and back of the head stock. A neck set was recently performed. $21,500.
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1940 Gibson J-55 rosewood (1 of 1)

1940 J-55 Rosewood (1 of 1). This is an extremely special guitar. This is the only rosewood back and sides J-55 ever known to be produced. Some say a rosewood J-55 was never made- but yet here it is. Like some of our other inventory- rare is hardly the word. A few well repaired cracks but all original parts. This is perfect for anyone who wants a totally unique pre war Gibson. $25,000.
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1935 Gibson Jumbo

1935 jumbo. This is an extremely rare and historically significant guitar housed in the original case. The jumbo model was Gibson's very first dreadnought, 16 inch flat top. They created it to compete with Martin's dreadnoughts. The Gibson dreadnought body had upper bouts that were more rounded than Martin’s, giving rise to the distinguishing terms that are still used today: “round-shouldered” or...
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1953 Martin 000-18

A very clean 53 000. These are becoming more sought after as people recognize the craftsmanship and wood quality of the 50s. $7,000.
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1931 Martin OM-28 (small pickguard)

1931 Martin OM-28 (small pickguard) 18 % off
1931 OM-28. Crack free. For Martin aficionados, the OM-28 model needs no introduction. Made for only five years, many consider this to be the pinnacle of Martin design and craftsmanship. All bells and whistles one can imagine are present- Adirondack top, Brazilian rosewood, bar frets, Ebony Fretboard, snowflake inlays, herringbone trim, hand scalloped x bracing, 1 3/4 nut, logo impressed into...
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2004 Bourgeois NAMM presentation guitar

2004 Bourgeois NAMM show presentation guitar. This boutique manufacturer of course has a stellar reputation and this is the most ornate guitar I’ve ever seen them produce. Pearl trim, engraved gold tuners, Brazilian rosewood, Adirondack top, mammoth ivory, white paper label. Mint condition. $12,000.
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1930 Martin 5-k

Just in. The holy grail of all ukuleles. 1930 Martin 5-K. The most expensive and ornate ukulele ever made by Martin. This one is all original, crack free, and housed in the original case. $12,000.
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1939 Martin D-18 (1 3/4 nut)

This is an early 39 d-18 with the wide nut. The top was replaced long ago at Martin and the braces recently scalloped. $12,500.
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1930 Martin 000-45 (12 fret)

Here is a guitar that is among the most special offered at Dying Breed Guitars. Better photos will be coming soon- but these will give you an idea. This is an extremely rare and desirable 1930 000-45 in the 12 fret slot head configuration. Several professional musicians I know consider the guitars made by Martin between 1930-1931 to be the finest and pinnacle of their storied and revered...
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1933 Gibson L-2 (rosewood)

1933 Gibson L-2 (rosewood) 11 % off
Perhaps the rarest Gibson we’ve ever offered. A 1933 natural top L-2 with 14 fret neck, pin bridge, and Brazilian rosewood back and sides. Housed in the original case and part of a private collection for several years. This guitar is definitely not a conversion. We know this as no 14 fret L-2s were made that weren’t pin bridge. Also- the FON and pickguard points to non conversion. And finally the...
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1939 Martin D-18 ( 1 3/4 nut width)

1939 Martin D-18 ( 1 3/4 nut width) 19 % off
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. $14,500.
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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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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 19 % 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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1943 Gibson Southern Jumbo

1943 Gibson Southern Jumbo. 100 percent original finish. 1 3/4 nut, original tuners, scalloped braces, no top cracks. Fresh neck set. Adirondack top. $8,750.
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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) 55 % off
HUGE SALE PRICE. 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...
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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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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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