Guitar Works, Ltd.
Terry Straker
847-475-0855
Evanston, IL
7:13 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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2001 Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster

$1,200
2001 American Deluxe Stratocaster in very good condition. Black finish, maple fingerboard with pearl dot inlays, Fender Noiseless pickups, locking tuners, and pop-in tremolo arm. Some light finish swirls and a couple of small dings, but overall very good. With original molded hardshell case.
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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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2019 Collings I-35LC Custom

$4,680
New Collings I-35LC Custom in Tobacco Sunburst finish with Throbak vintage-style humbuckers and deluxe hardshell case. As nice a semi-hollow guitar as one could want, and sounds as good as it looks! SN I35LC181165
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1937 Gibson L-00 Blues King

$4,200
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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1979 Guild D35NT

$1,000
1979 Guild D-35NT in Very Good condition. Recent bridge reglue, so now it plays & sounds great! With original hardshell case.
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2018 Collings OM1AJL

$5,985
Brand new Julian Lage signature model OM from Collings with upgraded Adirondack spruce top. Modeled after Julian's vintage Martin, this guitar is the epitome of "modern vintage". Includes Collings original hardshell case. SN 28785
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1964 Rickenbacker 365

$2,595
1964 Rickenbacker 365 32 % off
1964 Rickenbacker 365 in Fireglo finish. Good color with minimal fading, plenty of wear, dings, and buckle rash, including a spot on the back of the neck down to the wood. Replaced tuners (Kluson), nut, and tailpiece (A modern "R". The original Accent tailpiece is in the case, missing the trem arm). Pickups are original, but the wire was replaced. Pots dated 1964. It was refretted at some...
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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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1991 Gibson Custom Shop Firebird I Reissue

$2,800
This is a First Edition Custom Shop Reissue Reverse-Body Firebird I from December 6, 1991. This is the first year of the reissues of this particular model. It comes in the original, smaller hard shell case which, because the Custom Shop was still a section in the Nashville plant in 1991, they had not started using Certificates of Authenticity, and the cases were the same as Gibson USA. It is in...
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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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~1965 Martin Style 0 soprano ukulele

$775
1960s Martin Style 0 soprano ukulele in very good condition. All-mahogany construction, some light playing wear, but no major dings or cracks. With original, red velvet-lined softshell case, also in great shape.
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Waterloo WL-14 Scissortail

$2,295
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.
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1940 Epiphone Emperor

$5,995
1940 Epiphone Emperor archtop in good condition. 18-1/2" maple body, 7-pc laminated neck w/ pearl V-block fingerboard inlays and pearl flower/vine headstock inlay. All-original, including Kolb "E" tuners, Frequensator tailpiece and pickguard. Body binding is deteriorating somewhat. Sunburst finish, and Brazilian rosewood bridge. Repaired center seam separation. Non-original hardshell case...
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Collings 360LT Custom

$3,150
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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~1996 Ibanez GB-10JS George Benson

$1,100
Late 1990s Ibanez GB-10JS George Benson archtop in good condition. Sunburst finish, Made in Korea, dual floating humbuckers, rosewood bridge & fingerboard. Plenty of playing wear & patina, but plays & sounds great! With original hardshell case.
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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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1964 Martin 00-21NY

$4,500
1964 Martin 00-21NY New Yorker in very good condition. Playing wear, particularly around the sound hole, replacement tuners and bridge. Brazilian rosewood back & sides, bridge, and fingerboard. Setup with extra light strings for low, fingerstyle action. With non-original hardshell case.
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Larrivee L-03

$950
Used Larrivee L-03 in good condition, a couple of top dings, but otherwise clean. K&K pickup installedc, and includes original hardshell case.
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2005 National Style 3 Tricone

$5,495
2005 National Style 3 Tricone round neck in very good condition. Warranty-replaced tailpiece, but otherwise original. Some light wear, patina and pitting on nickel finish, but overall very good, and sounds great! With original hardshell case.
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1961 National ValPro 88

$2,500
1961 National Valpro 88 in good condition. Resoglass construction, map-shaped body. Two standard SC pickups, 6 knobs, 3-way slide switch. Silversound bridge pickup replaced with replica, and it has a replaced rosewood bridge top. Tuners have been replaced with mini Schallers. Guitar is overall in good shape, with some playing wear, and the neck binding is starting to deteriorate somewhat. ...
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~1958 Klempt Echolette NG15A Tape Echo

$1,150
1958-60 Klempt Echolette NG15A Tape Echo in good condition. A few light dings, and some light "patina' corrosion inside, but mostly good shape. Pre-1960, as it still has the DIN plug inputs. Replaced caps, playback heads, pinch roller. Euro AC input cup replaced with a modern grounded one (all old parts are included). All five original Telefunken ECC83 tubes are still installed, and unit...
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