Found 38 matches

1995 flatiron/gibson 3MC mandola

Like new in the original hard case. Hard to imagine a better one in terms of looks, sound, playability.
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1937 Gibson L-5

This L5 features parallel bracing rather than 'X' bracing, they came both ways that year. It is a fine player with the deep dark sound that is hoped for from this period. It has been played, but is in very good shape, one tight short hairline crack in back and missing the easily replaceable pickguard, most of those nitrocellulose pickguards from that period disintegrate. The tweed case is a...
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1957 Martin 00-18

This is a lovely guitar, bear claw top, completely original and has no issues. It has a really cool arched pebble victoria hard case, and is just a joy to play, wonderful example.
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1940 Martin 00-18

A gorgeous guitar with zero issues. Recent neck set. I acquired this guitar from an old player friend of mine about 15 years ago who wanted me to have it, it was his favorite guitar. I've held onto it for all these years, time to pass it on.
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1917 Gibson L-3

Completely original crack free example. The only issue is the case handle has been replaced. Some wear as to be expected with a 100 year old guitar, big neck, great action and deep dark sound.
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1939 Gibson L-4

What a stunning guitar. Minty, so shiny it is hard to photograph. A very rare 16" L4 with unusual inlays, a deep dark sound, perfect and original. The tuners are not original but are period correct.
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1935 Martin 0-17

A wonderful sounding guitar as one would expect from this hallowed year, just a little cannon. Great action and playability. Pick wear consistent with its age, one small tight crack on the top, replaced bridge.
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1944 Martin 000-28

This guitar was acquired from the son of the original owner who sent it back to Martin where it was retopped and refinished in pre war period style: Ad top, forward braced, small maple bridge plate and so on and so forth. So basically it is a brand new 1944 000-28.
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1946 Martin 000-28

A superb guitar, basically a 1945 in terms of appointments: Ad top, ebony fittings. Condition is stunning, recent neck set, zero issues. This guitar has the '46 neck profile, big, fat, round, feels more like the wide neck of the 30s. The Brazillian rose wood on the back and the sides are curly, obviously matched from the same log, perhaps the nicest rosewood we've seen. Huge sound. Love this...
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1957 Guild® grenada X50

It's hard to imagine a nicer example of one of these since we really don't recall ever seeing one of these this early before, pretty early low production model. The pictures should speak to the unplayed aspects of this lovely guitar.
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1964 Fender® Precision Bass®

In general we are an acoustic outfit, gut occasionally when a really excellent vintage electric shows up. like this one, it is hard to resist. Obtained from the wife of the original owner, when I took the neck off to check the date it was the first time the screws had been taken out. Basically an unmessed with guitar from the original owner. Some obvious belt buckle rash on the back, but...
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2006 Martin HD 28 custom lefty

What a cool guitar. The custom features are pretty obvious: the old style laquered over glued on pickguard, made necessary by the pearl inlay, star inlays on the finger board and bridge, and clearly some pretty darn special Indian rosewood, much nice than one usually observes. The guitar is in almost unplayed condition, everything is like when 'Lefty' left the factory.
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~1938 Gibson es150 T charlie christian

This is just a wonderful example of a Charlie Christian es150 tenor. Completely original, no repairs ever done or needed, no cracks, no nothing. It has been played, but very well cared for and works wonderfully in terms of both sound and playability. A lot of folks think the original CC pickups have never been improved upon, and I am one of them, this one will not dissapoint. No FON visable.
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2003 Gibson J100 extra

Most J100 extras are not quite as fancy as this one, which is just a gorgeous guitar in almost unplayed condition in the original HSC. It has a pickup in it. Hard to imagine a nicer example
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1952 Gibson J-200N

A very nice early blond '52 J200 with exceptional saddle height, set up and sound. There are a couple of very tight hard to photograph hairline dehydration cracks along the top on the tail block, as well as a not really visible pickguard crack, other than that crazy clean and a really great one.
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1955 Gibson Super 300

To call this guitar excellent would be to do it a great disservice, yet not quite near mint, as there is the odd little mark on it. It is as bright and shiny and unplayed as the day is was made. The original case is an epiphone, my guess is the store that sold it had an 18" epi case and that was that. No trail of tears, no issues, pretty much as it left the factory, and a fine sounding and...
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1977 Ibanez gibson L5C copy model 2471

Here is a rare one from Ibanez's great period. Surprisingly good sounding, solid top, great sounding pickup, plays well with very little evidence of much use. Really top of the line constuction much like their famous George Bensons of the same period. This is a fully acoustic L5C with a floating pickup. I saw this as a rare opportunity to make the model # and the price the same ( always...
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1956 Gibson L-4C

Completely original. This is a very good sounding example acoustically, has a lovely dark tone to it. Not sure what the pickup is, may be a Johnny Smith, very good as well. Arched original hard case.
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1990 Gibson L5 CES N

almost unplayed condition, appears this one has spent its life in the closet. Perfect in every way.
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1947 Gibson es350 N

A first year example of an exceptionally rare and lovely guitar. This has been played, but obviously extremely well cared for, has a wonderful feel, look, and sound, and plays beautifully. Everything is original and excellent.
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1947 Gibson ES-150

No serial or FON #, but I'm going to suggest 1947 from the tuners, clear knobs and case. A lovely guitar in a great hard case, it has some neck wear but is in splendid condition otherwise, has a lovely deep tone and plays well.
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1967 Guild® F-20 SB

This is a fine playing lovely little guitar. I have no idea what kind of pickup (removable) this is, it has volume and tone control and sounds great. The guitar plays great and is a little cannon. There is one well repaired side crack that is hard to notice. Other than that it is a very clean guitar in the original soft case.
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1960 Martin D-18

Here we have a issueless 1960 D18. Everything about it is really nice, great set up, saddle height, neck angle, condition, sound, and anything else I forgot to add.
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1975 Martin D28 S

A very hard to find in this condition guitar, just excellent, great saddle height, almost no wear at all, straight neck, excellent sound and playability and so on and so forth. There is a 1'' tiny sealed side crack, that's it...............
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1926 Gibson F-2

This is a fine sounding and playing F2 from the post Loar period. The only issue is the not unusual repair on the scroll, quite obvious. Great playability, no top sinkage or other issues.
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1964 Epiphone Gibson troubador

This is the rare Epiphone version of Gibsons FJN, and unlike most of the models that were made for both the Gibson and Epiphone labels, the Epiphone is a much higher grade, with maple sides and back and gold tuners. This is a fabulous sounding and stunningly clean example in the original hard case, hard to imagine a nicer one.
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1967 Gibson fjn

this is a rare gibson FJN in excellent condition, no issues what so ever, just a lovely example of a very rare guitar
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1938 Martin D-18

Here we have a 1938 wide neck forward braced D18. The body has a bunch of pick wear, it has a replacement bridge. There is one repaired back crack. There is the thinnest of oversprays on the body, one can see every bit of finish crazing. Now the good news: this is a structurally excellent great sounding guitar, recent neck set, just outstanding playablity, straight neck. flat top, nothing...
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1942 Martin D-18

If you were thinking it would be nice to have a new 1942 D18, this might be as close as you are going to find. The original owners family brought this to martin to have a neck set and pick guard crack done in 2008. It appears martin spritzed the neck a wee bit, as they are prone to, but basically this guitar looks as if it just came out of the factory, the tuners look new, the inside of the...
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1940 Martin D-18

Here we have a lovely 1940 D18 for your consideration. Not much of a story on this one, it has a replaced bridge and that is it. Bright shiny finish,crack free, just back from a neck set, huge sound, just a lovely and great sounding example of a prewar dreadnought.
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