Dying Breed Music
Lane Comeaux
(870) 818-3434
Searcy, Arkansas
9:09 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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1929 Martin 00-42

$41,000
We always strive to be known for having some of the best instruments in the country. It’s hard to pick a favorite- but this one is definitely in the running. It’s a 1929 00-42 housed in the original case. As if that were not special enough- this guitar was owned and played extensively by Bill Boyd- the founder and frontman of The Cowboy Ramblers. He was both a country music and movie star-...
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1957 Gibson J-50

$5,200
A later 50s J-50, a fairly rare model and a lot of guitar for the money. Solid condition and ready to play, this instrument is ready to make music as it has for sixty three years. $5,200.
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1939 Gibson Es-100

$3,500
1939 Gibson Es-100. A really cool pre war Gibson complete with pickup. This one has been a big hit, it has all the requisite "vibe" one could imagine.
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1933 Gibson L-4

$3,500
1933 Gibson L-4. $3,500.
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1952 Gibson J-50

$5,500
1952 J-50. A very appealing natural top early 50s Gibson in the original pink lined case. Excellent plus condition with a tone to match. Loud, throaty, and resonant- the words that ideally describe the 50s Gibson dreadnoughts. This one is set up and ready to play right now. Crack free and all original. $5,500.
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1946 Gibson LG-2

$4,500
1946 LG-2. This war time LG-2 is in perfect crack free and all original condition and has all the tone one would expect from such an example. The midrange and the sustain is particularly noteworthy. Housed in the original case, this logo was used only in 1946, immediately following the vaunted 1942-45 banner years. $4,500.
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1957 Gibson J-200

$12,750
An absolutely stunning 1957 J-200 in a beautiful burst finish completed by the same craftsmen who executed the revered burst finishes on Les Pauls and Es-335s in subsequent years. This is a truly jaw dropping guitar and was actually more expensive than the Les Paul in the Gibson catalouges of the day. No expense was spared on these instruments as they came complete with a very intricate mustache...
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1928 Gibson Nick Lucas

$10,000
1928 Gibson Nick Lucas $500 off
Just in- truly in the special category. A first year of production 1928 Nick Lucas (“Gibson Special”). These were in fact the first guitars named for an artist- not endorsed- but actually named. In the nine year run of this model, fewer than two hundred and fifty were made. Complete with a 4 1/2 inch body (sharing this distinction only with the short lived Jumbo model)- this guitar’s tone is very...
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1939 Gibson Ray Whitley Rosewood

$21,000
Just in- an extraordinarily rare 1939 Gibson made Ray Whitley model with Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. In only two total years of production, 180 of these guitars were made. These are the subject of much lore and have been written about extensively in various books as well Vintage Guitar Magazine. Many dealers and collectors never see one of these in person in their entire lives. We have...
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1914 Martin D style

$6,500
1914 Martin D style $450 off
1914 Martin style D mandolin. One of only seven ever made. The Mysterious style D was introduced in 1914 and 5 were made with outstanding Brazilian rosewood, fine position marks, engraved silver trimmings, ivory bound body and fingerboard, abalone top trim, feathery pick guard and fine purfling on the side.. two more style "D's" were made in 1917. $6,500. The most beautiful mandolin I’ve ever...
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1952 Martin D-28/D-45 (Mike Longworth conversion)

$30,000
1952 Martin D-28/D-45 (Mike Longworth conversion) $2,500 off
What an absolutely gorgeous instrument! This 1952 D-28 was converted to D-45 specs by Mike Longworth, in 1961, long before he went on to an illustrious career at Martin. Mike was commissioned by Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole Opry member Charlie Louvin- at the very height of Charlie's career. Charlie went on to perform and record with this guitar for decades and it became synonymous...
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1944 Martin D-28 (scalloped)

$67,500
Better photos are coming soon but we just couldn’t resist posting this new addition- a 1944 D-28. One of only 219 made in that year with scalloped bracing. This one is completely original and crack free with no finish work. We are enamored with the white tuner buttons. When folks say a "Bone", we all in the guitar world know exactly what that means! This bone can be yours. $67,500.
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1937 Martin D-18

$47,000
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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1928 National Style 3 Tricone

$9,500
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

$21,000
1943 Martin D-18 16 % off
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. $21,000.
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1953 Martin 000-18

$7,000
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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1930 Martin 5-k

$12,000
1930 Martin 5-k $500 off
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)

$12,500
1939 Martin D-18 (1 3/4 nut) $500 off
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)

$155,000
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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1946 Martin D-28

$19,000
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

$8,000
1945 Martin  00-21 $500 off
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

$50,000
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

$8,750
1943 Gibson Southern Jumbo 10 % off
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

$3,400
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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1933 Martin D-28 12 fret

$2,000,000
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

$23,000
1936 Gibson  Trojan 43 % 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

$11,500
1943 Gibson  Southern Jumbo $1,000 off
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

$40,000
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)

$11,500
1944 Gibson Southern Jumbo (Banner) $750 off
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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