Dying Breed Music
Lane Comeaux
(870) 818-3434
Searcy, Arkansas
5:48 PM
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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1934 Martin 000-18

Here is a wonderful long scale 34 000-18 with superb Adirondack spruce over hand scalloped bracing. This guitar retains completely original finish, original bridge, original bridge plate, original pick guard, and even original tuners! The neck angle and set up is perfect on it as both were recently expertly executed by the great John Arnold. The sound of this guitar is what you'd expect a long...
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1935 Gibson Jumbo (Gibson's first dreadnought)

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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1941 Gibson J-35

Yet another very special pre war guitar from Dying Breed Music. We have had several of these and are always impressed with the tone. This particular one is in really great condition in addition to the monster sound. All original parts except the tuner buttons and bridge pins. All original finish is present and beautiful. Just one small crack is on this instrument, repaired in the side. 9,500...
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1944 Martin D-18

My favorite guitar model, a D-18 complete with the most important tone component, an Adirondack spruce top. Scalloped bracing is also present. This one is all original except a replacement bridge and saddle. Very dry sound, as war time D-18s are noted. There is a repaired side crack and repaired pickguard crack. Fresh neck set and housed in the original case! I like vintage guitars to look like...
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1939 Martin 000-18

1939 Martin 000-18 just in. All original parts and finish. There are a couple of cracks in the side that have been repaired. 30s Martins are of course widely regarded as the best acoustic flat tops ever made. Adirondack spruce top over hand scalloped Adirondack braces. Nearly eight decades old at this point, this instrument has an extremely strong voice and is perfect for anyone who has ever...
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1944 Martin 000-28

The cleanest 40s 000-28 we have had. This is an incredible example of a war time Brazilian rosewood guitar that boasts a 100 percent original finish. A true trifecta of tone guitar- Adirondack top, scalloped bracing, and Brazilian rosewood back and sides. Very little play wear is present and the guitar retains nearly all original parts except the bridge that is a Martin replacement that was...
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~1938 Bronson Honolulu master

We specialize in special guitars at Dying Breed Music and this is no exception. This is such a wonderful instrument with all of the right stuff. A pre war handmade pearl top guitar with Adirondack top and rosewood back and sides. You see these Bronson guitars pop up very occasionally and we've had only a few. It looks fantastic and sounds even better. 6,250 dollars.
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1942 Martin D-18

As many know, pre war D-18s we think are the pinnacle of acoustic guitars. This one has enough "issues" to make it much more affordable than most out there. When we got it we immediately got our luthier to put vintage period correct tuners on it and to take off the goofy clunky ones that were on upon arrival to us. This improved the tone dramatically. He also installed a period correct pickguard....
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1919 Martin 0-45

RARE. End of the summer sale price- 26,500. Only 158 0-45s were made in Martin's history. Only ELEVEN were made in 1919! This instrument is a no excuses Martin pearl top, a true rarity. Pearl tops are among the most sought after, desired, beautiful, and valuable acoustic guitars in the history of the world. This one has zero changed parts.... including the bridge plate. There are two small cracks...
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1941 Gibson Super Jumbo 100

SALE PRICE. I truly strive to offer only the best vintage guitars. This super jumbo, one of 177 made in the model's history, is the kind of guitar I had in mind when I started Dying Breed Music. This a very rare guitar and the model that was the precursor to all SJ-200s and J-200s that followed. As mentioned, 177 super jumbo 100s were made in the three year span of this model- 1939-1941. Maple...
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1945 Martin 00-18

Another 1945 Martin 00-18 just in. It is in very similar condition as the one we just sold to a gentleman in Florida. It is all original, has all original finish, and is housed in the original case. These 00 body size guitars are the next frontier of instruments exploding in value. 7,500 dollars.
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1946 Martin D-18

Another great 40s D-18. This one is an absolute powerhouse of tone and reminds me yet again why I think the D-18 model is the pinnacle of acoustic guitars. Original finish, original tapered bracing, original tuners, original logo, original bridge plate. There are a few well repaired cracks and a replacement bridge. This one was last owned by a professional musician in Nashville and we can...
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1949 Gibson L7-P (owned by Ed King)

From the personal and private collection of the great Ed King... a 1949 LP-7 in wonderful condition. Ed is an original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member. He is a writer on many iconic songs such Saturday Night Special, Swamp Music, Workin' for MCA, Poison Whiskey, and Sweet Home Alabama. These songs provided a near daily sound track on my hour long drives to my first...
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1945 Martin 00-18

Truly a near mint war time Martin. Cosmetically it is in nearly new condition. No changed parts. Absolutely 100 percent original finish. Curly mahogany back and sides- EXTREMELY rare for this model and era in general. This instrument is set up perfectly. 7,500 dollars.
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1939 Martin 00-21

This is by far the nicest 21 style guitar we've ever had for sale. My one personal guitar for a time was a 30s 00-21, this example is far superior to throne I had. It is CRACK FREE with absolutely 100 percent original finish and no changed parts at all. From top to bottom this is a true collector grade pre war Martin. Trifecta of tone- Adirondack, Brazilian rosewood, and scalloped braces....
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1901 Martin 00-42

Just in here at Dying Breed is yet another pearl top Martin. Pearl tops are among the most sought after, desired, beautiful, and valuable acoustic guitars in the history of the world. Only 503 00-42s were made in Martin's history. This one has the original bridge plate and the original elephant ivory bridge. It also has the original ivory key tuners. There are no back or side cracks but are a...
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1944 Martin 00-17

Here is a scalloped braced little powerhouse- an ideal songwriting and recording guitar. It has no cracks, no finish work, and all original parts. It does have a professionally filled hole from a previous pickup. Original bridge plate is present. These 17 style guitars are always extremely popular for us as they represent a great value. 4,400 dollars.
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Bourgeois Country Boy Deluxe (d-18) - owned by Ricky Skaggs

Bourgeois is undoubtedly one of the most respected names in all of guitar making and with good reason. This particular guitar was made by Bourgeois himself for Music legend Ricky Skaggs, winner of 14 Grammys and 8 CMA awards including Entertainer of the Year. Ricky is considered by everyone I know in the music industry to be one of the very finest instrumentalists to ever live. Ricky not only...
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1929 Martin 00-40H

SALE PRICE. 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...
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1948 Gibson J-50

A great J-50 from the late 40s. This one sounds fantastic and was just gone over by our luithier. He installed period correct tuners. Changed pickguard. CLEAN. 4000 dollars.
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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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