Guitar Works, Ltd.
Terry Straker
847-475-0855
Evanston, IL
5:53 AM
Mon, Thurs: 12pm - 8pm Tues, Wed, Fri: 12pm - 6pm Sat: 10am - 6pm Closed Sundays

We accept payment by cash, check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover for all domestic transactions. We exclusively accept payment by bank wire transfer of funds for all international transactions.

We will ship anywhere in the world via any method that you prefer but usually ship via FedEx Ground/Home for domestic delivery.

We offer a 48-hour trial period on all gear purchased. Once you have received your purchase, if you are not satisfied for any reason you may return it (in the same condition which you received it) within 48-hours of its arrival and we will refund you the full amount paid, less shipping fees.

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2009 Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS

$1,100
2009 Fender American Deluxe Strat HSS in very good condition. Sunburst finish, a few small dings on the top, and several more on the back, along with some rash, but overall very good shape. Snap-in trem bar in the upgraded Eric Johnson deluxe tan tolex HSC.
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~1965 Alamo Fiesta

$350
Likely a 1965 Alamo Fiesta low-watt amplifier, made in San Antonio, U.S.A.! 8-inch speaker, and powered by vintage radio tubes. Replacement power cable, 3 capacitors and 1 resistor replaced as well. Very cool!
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~1950 Gibson A-50

$1,000
Late 1940's or early 1950's F hole Gibson A-50. Has some issues. Strap buttons added on heel and off center at butt. Plugged hole in top below (incorrect) pickguard probably from a volume pot. Plenty of finish wear on the sunburst top, which is a little sunken. Has a modern HSC.
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1922 Gibson A-4

$5,400
Likely a 1922 Loar-era Gibson A-4. It is missing the pickguard and has considerable playing wear in the finish., but appears all original except for a recent well done refret with original small size frets. Dark reddish brown sunburst top and all dark reddish brown back and sides. Has the OHSC as well as a modern oblong HSC. We spent considerable time trying to read the pencil serial number on...
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1960 Danelectro Corporal 132

$450
Likely an early 1960s Danelectro Model 132 Corporal amp in very good condition. Tubes dated 1959. An isolation transformer was installed, and the power cable replaced, so the amp is safe to plug in. Otherwise, seems all original. 5 watts, 2x 8" Alnico speakers, tubes: 35W4, 50C5 (2), 12AU6. Tone, volume control. Wt: 10lbs. Very cool old low-watt amp!
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~1966 Supro S685 Taurus

$795
The Taurus definitely has its own thing going on and can't really be compared to anything out there from its own time. The secret lies in the piezo pickup hidden in the bridge. The first knob is a blend pot for the two pickups giving you control over how they interact with each other, with the other knob being the volume. The body is solid maple and it has a full 34" scale so it really rings out....
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~1965 Old Kraftsman K102 Vanguard

$525
1965 (according to pot dates) Kay-made Old Kraftsman K-102 "Vanguard" double-pickup solid body electric guitar in very good condition. It has the oversized, 6-in-line headstock missing the white Old Kraftsman logo. Cherry to black burst finish, two DeArmond-made no-polepiece pickups with 3-way switch and volume and tone for each pickup. High-quality Stackpole pots, dated 1965, and original...
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1964 Martin F55

$1,950
1964 Martin F-55 semi-hollowbody electric guitar in good condition. A rare bird, this guitar - only 1 of 665 of these made in total (and 1 of 150 made in 1964), in an extremely light sunburst finish, faded to near-natural. Replacement rosewood bridge (the original would have been plexiglass), and has had a neck reset and refret. 2 DeArmond Dynasonic pickups, and original Kluson tuners. Plenty...
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1981 Gallagher G65

$1,600
1981 Gallagher G-65 rosewood dreadnaught in good condition. Plenty of playing wear, and several crack repairs, including center seam, treble side upper bout, and a stress crack in the sound hole. Plenty of playing wear, but recent bone nut replacement, and it is setup with low action, and sounds great! With hardshell case.
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Flammang J55

$3,750
Used J55 Sunburst by Iowa builder David Flammang. Adirondack spruce top, Indian rosewood back & sides, ebony fingerboard & Waverly tuners. Sounds great! With original hardshell case.
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2008 Collings OM2H Custom Brazilian

$8,125
2008 Collings OM2H custom in Sunburst finish. Adirondack top, AAA Brazilian rosewood back & sides,bound fingerboard & headstock, Style 42 diamond & snowflake fingerboard inlays, mother-or-pearl torch headstock inlay, and gold Waverly tuners. A few light dings and playing wear, repaired center seam crack, and small ding near the bridge, which was recently reglued. L.R. Baggs pickup installed. ...
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1987 Squier MIJ Stratocaster

$550
Circa 1987 MIJ Squier Stratocaster in Metallic Blue finish. Plenty of dings, chips, and wear, but guitar is in good playable condition, and includes a non-original hardshell case.
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1947 Vega Commander

$450
This is a 1947 (April 16, 1947 date stamp) Vega Commander High Fidelity Amplifier. Apart from a couple of upper panel mount screws, it appears to be in original condition, including the Rola 10" field coil speaker. It is in very good condition but the pots are a bit sticky and the leather handle is deteriorating. Original, ungrounded power cable should also be replaced, for safety reasons. Very...
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1963 Magnatone Custom 460

$1,450
This a 1963 Magnatone Custom 460 (Model 460A) guitar amplifier in good cosmetic condition/excellent working condition w/homemade cover. All original except for tubes, single button footswitch, four brass screws/cup washers for upper back panel, and grounded power cable. All but three knobs are missing the gold center insert, there are scuffs/tears/wear inthe tolex but the grill cloth is in great...
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Maurer 590 000 12-fret

$20,000
This is a Maurer-branded model 590 000-12 fret made by the Larson Brothers in Chicago in the 1930s. It features Brazilian rosewood back & sides, and has Style 42 top abalone purflings bordered by rope-style marquetry and an elaborate Tree-Of-Life inlayed fretboard and headstock. The top is constructed of tight grained spruce, bound in ivoroid with semi-herringbone purfling sitting astride a...
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2019 Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe LTD

$999.99
New Fender Limited Edition Telecaster Thinline Deluxe in matte black finish with matching black pickguard, Noiseless pickups, locking tuners, and gold hardware! With gig bag.
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1937 Gibson L-00

$3,200
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1937 Gibson L-00 "Blues King" in black finish. Slight center seam separation, plenty of wear, scratches, dings, and mojo. V neck shape, and Firestripe pickguard, Brazilian rosewood bridge & fingerboard. Strap button added to neck heel, and possible refret at some point, but otherwise all-original, except the modern hardshell case. Sounds great!
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1927 Gibson Florentine Tenor

$15,000
This is a 1927 Top Of The Line Gibson tenor. It is in excellent condition with two issues: the skin head is broken and the A string tuner is a 5 Star Planet replacement instead of the original engraved gold Grover (The replacement tuner does have the original real mother-of-pearl button on it.) There is some fret wear and the the gold plating has some expected patina. The banjo is the darker...
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Hamilton Tele-style solid body

$2,100
Hand-made Telecaster-style custom guitar with Dean Kendrick "Three Knotholes and a Moth" graphics on a linden body, Lindy Fralin hand-wound pickups, and a flame maple neck with zebrawood fingerboard. One of the collectable Hamilton Stringed Instruments Folk Art Series collaborations. Includes tweed hardshell case.
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Hamilton Tele-style

$2,100
New Frank Hamilton hand-built Telecaster with Dean Kendrick custom "Meat the Flies" graphics on a lightweight linden wood body, Allparts maple neck, and Lindy Fralin custom hand-wound pickups. The final guitar in the collectable Hamilton Stringed Instruments Folk Art series! With tweed hardshell case.
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Hamilton Tele-Style

$2,100
Hand-built Telecaster-style guitar by Frank Hamilton - Linden wood body with custom "Black Table Top" graphics by Dean Kendrick, hand-carved flame maple neck with birdseye maple fingerboard, gold hardware, and Lindy Fralin custom pickups. One of the collectable Hamilton Stringed Instruments Folk Art collaboration series. Lightweight, and a great player! With tweed hardshell case.
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Paul Reed Smith SE245

$450
Korean made, single cut in flame top sunburst finish with bird inlays on the fingerboard. Twin humbuckers, including upgraded Seymour Duncan Invader in the bridge. Good condition, some light playing wear, dings, etc. No case.
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1952 Supro Spectator Lap Steel

$375
1952 Supro Spectator lap steel - 1st year of production, good condition, all-original except for replaced tuners. Totem pole silkscreened fingerboard inlays and attached cable. No case.
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Daisy Rock Rock Candy

$250
Used Daisy Rock 'Rock Candy' model in Atomic Pink sparkle! Slim & narrow neck, Duncan-designed humbuckers, Grover tuners, Tune-O-Matic bridge w/ stop tailpiece. Some light playing wear, but plays well. No case.
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1949 National 1145 Archtop

$1,250
This is a 1949 acoustic archtop made by Gibson for National. (Think Gibson L-50). It has a 16+" body with a pressed solid spruce arched top and a laminated maple back and sides, wide shield metal 'National' logo on the peghead, dot fretboard inlays, a glued-in neck that has been over sprayed with schellac to cover the bare wood, and a clear plexiglass pickguard. The tuners have been replaced but...
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Koentopp OS-11 Chicagoan

$12,000
Made in Chicago by Dan Koentopp before moving to L.A. 17" oval-hole blonde archtop with "X" bracing on the spruce top and curly maple back and sides and bindings. Fancy inlay on front and back of peghead, fingerboard and the rosette. Wood marquetry arounf perimeter of top. 1 3/4" nut width, ebony tailpiece, 25" scale and a violin-type bridge. Gold Waverly tuners with black pearl buttons. There...
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Waterloo WL-14 Scissortail

$2,700
New Waterloo Scissortail by Collings. A tribute to the early '40s Waterloo Oriole guitars, featuring maple back & sides, vintage-inspired x-bracing and adjustable truss rod. Beautiful tone! With hardshell case. SN WL2691
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Collings 360LT Custom

$3,500
New Collings 360LT Custom in 1959 Faded Crimson finish. Honduran mahogany body & neck, Tortoise pickguard, '60s neck profile, and Lollar P90 soapbar pickups. Spectacular guitar! With deluxe hardshell case. SN 36018620
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1929 Gibson L5

$12,500
This is a beautiful sounding/playing early 1929 Gibson L5 in good condition. It has several crack repairs on the top, back and sides, has been refinished, had a neck reset in the mid-1980s, and possibly refretted as well. At one point in its life, it had a gold DeArmond pickup (which is long gone) mounted on the neck and had a 1/4" input jack hole filled and finished over in the lower bass-side...
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Gibson AN Custom

$1,800
Used Gibson AN-(Army/Navy) Custom mandolin in good condition. Flat spruce top, flame maple back, sides & neck, thin body in sunburst finish with round sound hole. Missing label. With original hardshell case.
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