Guitar Works, Ltd.
Terry Straker
847-475-0855
Evanston, IL
4:29 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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2019 Collings C100 Dlx Custom

$4,600
2019 Collings C100 Dlx Custom in near-mint condition. Baked Sitka top, Indian rosewood back & sides. K&K pickup with volume control installed. Includes original hardshell case. This guitar sounds GREAT!
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1983 Guild F45-CE

$750
1983 Guild F45CE in good condition. Numerous top dings, some lacquer checking on the back & sides, and some finish bubbling near the butt. Bridge replaced, original pickup replaced by Fishman Matrix (original knobs still there), original tuners replaced with Grovers, and rosewood armrest installed. With original hardshell case.
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2007 Bourgeois Country Boy Deluxe

$3,750
2007 Bourgeois Country Boy Deluxe in very good condition. Adirondack top, mahogany back & sides, w/ gold Waverly open-back tuners. Ebony strap button on back, and gold button installed on neck heel. With hardshell case.
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2017 Collings D2H Custom

$6,900
2017 Collings D2H Custom in near-mint condition. Baked Adirondack spruce top, Madigascar rosewood back & sides (no longer offered by Collings!) 1 23/32:" nut width. Includes original hardshell case. Another winner from Collings! SN 26849
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2017 Collings D1A Custom

$4,795
2017 Collings D1 Custom with the following features: Baked Adirondack top Adirondack braces 1 23/32" nut width Near-mint condition, and sounds great! With original hardshell case. SN 26837
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2001 Fender American Standard Stratocaster

$950
2001 Fender American Standard Stratocaster in very good condition. 3-tone sunburst finish, maple neck. Some light pick wear on the body, and a few small dings on the back of the headstock and neck, but otherwise clean and all-original. Includes original molded hardshell case.
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2006 Taylor 855

$2,595
2006 Taylor 855 in excellent+ condition. No-longer-made Jumbo size, Sitka spruce top, Indian rosewood back & sides. Almost no visible wear, just some light marks on the pickguard. Includes original hardshell case.
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2018 Bourgeois Vintage D Custom

$5,795
2018 Bourgeois Vintage D Custom in excellent condition. Aged Tone package, with Adirondack spruce top, and Madigascar Rosewood on the back & sides. Near-mint condition, with some nice bear-claw figuring in the top, and beautiful figuring in the rosewood. One of the best-sounding rosewood dreadnaughts we've had in a long time! With original hardshell case.
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1995 Ehlers 16C Brazilian

$6,000
1995 Ehler 16C in very good condition. Rare instrument - Bob Ehler passed away in 2011, and didn't make a ton of guitars - Mini Jumbo shape, 16" lower bout, with cutaway spruce top (European?) with curly Koa binding, and a 3-pc Brazilian rosewood back & sides with mother-of-pearl back strips. Gold Schaller tuners with ebony buttons, Pearl dot inlays, extended fingerboard Top shows some pick...
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2016 Collings D2H Custom

$6,900
2016 Collings D2H Custom in excellent condition. Torrefied Adirondack spruce top, Adirondack braces, Madagascar rosewood back & sides. 1 23/32" nut width. Madagascar rosewood is no longer used on Collings guitars, so this one may end up a rarity! With original hardshell case. SN 26210
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2016 Collings D-1A Baked Top

$4,795
2016 Collings D-1A in excellent condition. Baked Adirondack top, mahogany back & sides. Almost no wear, just some light marks on the pickguard. Great sounding guitar! With original hardshell case. SN 26058
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2014 Bourgeois Aged Tone Mahogany Dreadnaught

$4,600
2014 Bourgeois Aged Tone Mahogany Dreadnaught in excellent condition. Torrefied Adirondack spruce top, Adirondack braces, animal protein glue and Aged Tone finish. We have heard some spectacular bluegrass guitars in our many years, but this one ranks among the very best. Deep, growling and loud! This guitar is in excellent+ condition, with only the lightest pickguard wear to show it was ever...
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2006 Collings SJ Maple

$3,600
2006 Collings SJ Small Jumbo with flame maple back & sides in very good condition. Stock appointments (Modern Diamond peghead & fingerboard inlay, gold open-back Waverly tuners, haircut peghead), with a couple of very light top dings, some light scratches & buckle rash on the back, vintage strap button added in the heel cap, and pickup once installed, now removed (cable & jack still in guitar.) ...
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Orange Micro Dark 20 Hybrid head

$150
Used Orange Micro Dark 20 Hybrid guitar head in very excellent condition, with power supply..
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1965 Harmony H400

$450
Cool old low-watt tube amp made in our fair city of Chicago in 1965. It's in great condition. One knob and three inputs. 29th week of 1965 transformer date codes. Our amp tech replaced the noisy filter cap (dated 35th week of 1965), added a fuse and replaced the power cord with a grounded one for safety. No rips in the grill cloth or the Tolex. 2 small holes drilled in the back panel for...
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~1900 Washburn New Model

$800
Washburn New Model 12-fret parlor guitar in good condition. Likely from late 1890s to early 1900s. Spruce top and mahogany back & sides, and all original, including tuners & bridge. Pronounced "V" neck, and plenty of wear, repaired cracks, and even a couple of patches in the top. The guitar came to us in pretty rough shape, so we've included some pictures of the original state, and various...
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1978 Warshaw Classical

$5,200
This is a Steven Warshaw classical with serial number 6 made in Cambridge MA in 1978. Mr. Warshaw is a now-retired well-known East Coast luthier and repair person who worked in many high profile dealers' and builders' shops like Matt Umanov, Dana Bourgeois and Michael Gurian. It is beautifully constructed of straight-grain Amazon rosewood and European spruce, according to Mr. Warshaw (with whom...
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1973 Ramirez 2A

$5,500
This is a 1973 Jose Ramirez Model 2A classical guitar with serial number R-1043. It has a cedar top and highly figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides (the sides are laminated, other woods are solid), 664 mm scale length, 2 3/32” nut width, polyurethane finish and Fustero tuning machines. As is typical of many Ramirez guitars, the action is quite high (13/64” on low E at the 12th fret) and...
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1956 Gibson ES-140 3/4

$3,850
This is a 1956 thick body 3/4 size single cutaway ES-140 in sunburst finish. Single P-90, and Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. Pots have been cleaned, but the original tuner buttons were deteriorating, so it has replacement Klusons (originals in case). 4lb 3.5 oz. with a one-piece Honduran mahogany neck with a dark Brazilian rosewood fretboard and 19 thin frets w /inlaid pearl dot position...
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2007 Eastman AR805CE

$1,600
2007 Eastman AR805CE archtop in very good condition. Sunburst finish, with ebony fingerboard, pickguard and tailpiece. Some light finish scratches, and a couple of dings, but otherwise very good. With green hardshell flight case.
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Rainsong APSE Al Petteway Special Edition

$1,900
Used Rainsong APSE Al Pettway Special Edition acoustic in excellent condition. The specs: All-graphite body construction OM body shape 12-fret all graphite NS neck with adjustable truss rod 1.75" nut 15.3" lower bout 24.875" scale No inlays UV protective satin "tobacco burst" type finish LR Baggs Stage Pro Anthem Electronics Includes...
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Avalon Jazz

$1,975
Used Avalon Jazz nylon string, made in Ireland. Excellent condition, Cutaway, Engelmann spruce top, cypress back & sides with maple/bloodwood binding. 1 7/8" nut width. Includes original hardshell case.
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1997 Collings SJ Custom Koa

$4,750
1997 Collings SJ Custom Koa in excellent condition. Sitka spruce top, Flame Koa back & sides with Chevron backstrip. Excellent condition, with only very light playing wear and some finish swirls on headstock. With original hardshell case, which shows a little wear. Stunning guitar! SN 3010
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2010 Goodall Rosewood Jumbo 12-string

$6,500
2010 Goodall Rosewood Jumbo 12-string in excellent condition. Made in Fort Bragg, CA. One of the biggest, baddest 12-strings we have ever heard! With original hardshell case. List price of $7900 on a new one, so grab it!
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2013 Bourgeois Aged Tone Mahogany Dreadnaught

$4,775
2013 Summer NAMM Show AT Mahogany D, which is a Vintage D with Aged Tone torrefied Adirondack top, Aged Tone Finish, hide glue construction (AT package).Excellent condition with some light playing wear, plus K&K passive pickup & black strap button in the heel. Very nice-looking figured mahogany back on this one. With original hardshell case.
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2018 Bourgeois Vintage D Custom

$5,900
2018 Bourgeois Vintage D Custom in excellent condition. Aged Tone torrefied top, figured Madagascar rosewood on the back & sides. This guitar looks and sounds fantastic! With original hardshell case.
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1973 Martin D 12-20

$1,700
1973 Martin D12-20 in good condition. Relatively recent neck reset and pickguard re-glue, so it should be set for another few decades. Lacquer checking on top and a few dings on the back & neck, but overall good. Sounds great! With original hardshell case.
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2019 RIckenbacker 4003

$1,899
Brand new Rickenbacker 4003 bass in Jetglo finish, with original molded hardshell case. Get it while it's hot!
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Kamaka HF1

$925
Used Kamaka HF1 solid Koa ukulele in excellent condition, with original hardshell case. Hawaiian made, outstanding craftsmanship and tone!
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1955 Guild X-350 Stratford

$3,000
1955 Guild X-350 Stratford in good condition. 3 P-90 type pickups, volume & tone knobs, plus 6 cool pushbutton pickup selectors. The tailpiece is a replacement ( original in case). The binding is pulling away from the body at several points. Lots of cool lacquer Checking, and a few dings. Unusual 8-layer pickguard with Guild logo. Includes non-original hardshell case.
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