Jet City Guitars, LLC
Jim Brown
206-669-7099
Seattle, WA
9:17 PM

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We represent the instruments as accurately as we can. All instruments are shipped on 48-hour approval. If there is damage as a result of the shipping, please contact us immediately and we will deal with the insurance company. If the instrument is damaged in transit from you to me, then you are responsible for dealing with the damage and insurance. For refunds, all instruments must be returned in the same condition as we shipped them in.

All instruments are shipped on 48-hour approval. If there is damage as a result of the shipping, please contact us immediately and we will deal with the insurance company. If the instrument is damaged in transit from you to me, then you are responsible for dealing with the damage and insurance. For refunds, all instruments must be returned in the same condition as we shipped them in.

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~1935 Gibson Roy Smeck Stage Deluxe

$6,500
NO FON. Originally set up for Hawaiian play the Gibson Roy Smeck Stage Deluxe makes a powerhouse dreadnought when converted to standard play. This one was expertly converted by Mark Tossman. The conversion process involves installing new frets to replace the flat position lines, recarving the original rosewood bridge to the correct height, new compensated saddle, recarving the neck to a modified...
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2016 Wayne Henderson OM-42K

$20,000
SN: 685. Here is a magnificent 2016 collaboration between master builders Wayne Henderson and Jayne Henderson working out of Wayne’s studio in Rugby, VA. Wayne, of course, is the master luthier, rural route postal working, world class musician who has toured internationally, played at Carnegie Hall, and been honored by the White House. He is, to me, a national treasure. Jayne is...
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1962 C. F. Martin 0-18T

$1,850
SN 184177. Cool little tenor guitar in excellent condition from the heart of the folk era. Sitka top, mahogany back and sides, rosewood bridge and fretboard, bone nut and saddle. Lower bout measures 13.5”, upper bout just under 10”. Scale length is approximately 23”. The finish is original and in nice condition with light playwear and a ding or two. Typical outside pickguard crack which I’m...
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2012 A. Lawrence Smart Mandola

$5,950
SN 248. This two point A. Lawrence Smart mandola was special ordered by a young touring musician in 2012 who, in 2016 and playing with his family band, went on to have a #1 charting and Grammy winning bluegrass album. It’s a nontraditional art deco style designed modeled after two instruments Mr. Smart built for Arthur Stern, the renowned glass artist and mandolin aficionado. Per the customer’s...
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2015 Matthew Arcara MGA Guitars OM-18

$3,250
SN 108 Here is a great sounding custom built artisan guitar by Maine-based luthier (and Winfield flatpicking champ) Matthew Grant Arcara. Adirondack spruce over mahogany with jet black binding with a subtle stained wood trim. Simple, elegant rosette with pyramid bridge, plain ebony fingerboard. The nut measures 1 ¾” with 2 ¼” string spacing at the bridge. Great clarity and attack when flatpicked....
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1951 C. F. Martin D-28

$10,950
SN 118738. Earlier this year I sold an outstanding 1951 D-28 and I’ve wondered if that was just a freaky good guitar or was ’51 a crazy good year? When I had the chance to buy another, I jumped on it. Sure, it’s a small sample but I’m ready to declare ’51 a crazy good year for the D-28. In '51 Martin was still making guitars by hand in the old North Street factory with super high quality...
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2009 National Style N

$2,450
SN: 18506. German Silver Style N constructed with the same material and style as the Style N's of the late 1920's. The body, coverplate, and tailpiece are highly polished and nickel plated steel. A traditional sunburst maple neck in matte finish is bound in ivoroid, with a wide 1 13/16ths” nut, solid headstock fitted with vintage-style engraved tuners and 14 frets clear of the body. Single cone....
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1941 C. F. Martin D-18

$28,500
SN 79480 – NEW PRICE. This exquisite consignment instrument is the cleanest prewar dreadnought I’ve ever had in the shop – and the most original. The 1941 Martins were the highest expression of the post-1938 years, employing the best materials available before the wartime shortages. This one has the best Adirondack with thin straight grain and the best “modified V” design for the 1 11/16” neck...
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1997 Ron Phillips Tricone

$3,500
SN: 16. German silver, curly maple neck with binding and simple inlaid woods. Ebony fretboard. Florentine style cutaway and woven grates. Hand spun cones installed with a sculpted t-bar from a proprietary alloy. The bridge, cover-plate, and headstock reflect Ron’s love of art deco style and mastery of materials. He details are immaculate down to the position markers which show a square detail...
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2006 William "Bill" Moll OM-42K Prototype

$4,995
SN P200601. Prototype flattop guitar hand from renowned archtop luthier William E. Moll III. This one-of-a-kind prototype is kind of a formal presentation or performance edition incorporating every feature available on his guitars with the exception of a cutaway. Every detail is meticulously executed. And there are lots of them. The top is a select Sitka, the back and sides an ultra-flamey, very...
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1927 C. F. Martin 0-28K

$7,500
SN 33068 – The 0-28K played a leading role in Martin history as one of the first steel string models offered under the Martin imprint. The unique tone of Koa wood has given the guitars an appeal wider than the original Hawaiian music for which they were originally developed and many have been converted from Hawaiian to standard play. The 0-28K is the fancier of the two models Martin offered and...
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1947 C. F. Martin D-18

$8,500
SN: 100391 – This 1947 D-18 will be a terrific player’s guitar for the bluegrass picker, singer-songwriter or casual strummer. It’s very clean and architecturally solid despite some honest playwear on the top. It plays easily up and down the neck with great volume, nice chordal blooming, and crisp note separation. It’s had a neck reset sometime in the recent past and and very recent refret and...
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~1943 Gibson J-45

$12,500
Nicest…one….ever. Four piece Adi top finished in a light tea burst. Mahogany back, sides, neck. Original in every way except bridge pins. Original frets, neck angle. Low saddle but plays beautifully. Rich overtones not often found in the J-45. A stunning guitar. On consignment.
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~1925 Weymann Orchestra Style 2 Model Guitar Banjo

$2,500
Weymann Orchestra Style 2 Model Guitar Banjo (1925), made in Philadelphia, PA. An extremely rare instrument; Weymann's 1920's banjos are fairly well known in tenor form, but 6-string guitar variants hardly ever surface. The Style 2 Orchestra model Guitar-Banjo was a catalog item briefly in the mid-1920's when the Megaphonic line was line was introduced but was only made in very small quantities....
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1946 C. F. Martin 5-18

$2,995
SN 95705: The Martin style 5-18 is the smallest guitar in Martin catalogs; at the lower bout, it measures 11.25″, while at the upper bout it is 8.25″. And its body is just 16″ in length, with a scale of 21.4″. In 1930s catalogs, the style 5-18 and the less expensive matching size 5-17 were listed with the caption “Junior, or three-quarter, sizes fine for children; easy to hold and to play.” They...
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1942 C. F. Martin 0-15

$3,500
82375 – A very nice example of Martin’s simplest production model that was designed to meet the needs of a nation struggling to come out of depression. I’ve read that Martin prototyped a couple of these in birch and/or maple but decided on mahogany. An entry level or student guitar to some, the 0-15 would be a big step up for someone playing a birch flattops with a tailpiece. This one has a...
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2005 Santa Cruz Guitar Company D/PW

$2,650
SN: 4984. NEW PRICE. Here is a very finely crafted dreadnought in showroom condition with the forward X and scalloped bracing of a prewar Martin dread with East Indian Rosewood back and sides and style 18 type appointments. Santa Cruz considers this an entry-level guitar but the quality is comparable to their high end, particularly the tone woods. The Sitka top is quite select with fine, even...
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1957 C. F. Martin D-28

$15,500
SN 152776: In the 50s Martin was still making guitars largely by hand in its old North Street plant and the quality is quite evident. Here is a gorgeous and very rare Martin sunburst in excellent condition from that period. The rosewood is quite select the Sitka top is very lively and resonant. There is the slightest bear clawing in the top, perhaps the reason for the sunburst. There is one small...
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1940 C. F. Martin 00-18

$6,995
SN 74787. I’ve been very fortunately to find some great guitars this year in both the player and collector category. Here is an excellent players guitar purchased from the same family as the 1946 000-21 and clearly this one got the majority of the playing time. It has the open, woody, and sparkly sound I love from the Martin mahogany small bodies. It appears to have had a lifetime of strumming...
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1946 C. F. Martin 000-21

$10,500
SN: 93875. NEW PRICE. Very clean one-owner example of one of Martin’s long running models made in small quantities. I think of the 000-21 as the photo-negative image of its cousin the 000-28; with herringbone inlayed around the sound hole rather than the top, black pins with white dots as opposed to white with black dots, black and white binding versus the black and white rosette of the 28. But...
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~1928 Washburn 5238

$5,500
SN: 1809. Washburn 5238 from the late 1920’s made in the Lyon & Healy factory in very nice condition. Many of the impressive instruments from lesser known brands of the 20’s and 30’s compete very favorably with Martin and Gibson in workmanship and tone. This 14" 00-sized competitor to the 00-28 is no exception. The very lightly braced top combine with the rosewood back and sides to provide rich...
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1935 National Style 0

$3,750
SN: S6442. Killer sounding and rare 13 ½ fret National Style O with slotted headstock. Seeing the future the Dopyera brothers sought to create a 14-fret guitar without retooling the body. The result is a longer scale Style 0 made only a short period of time. The added scale length got them almost to 14-frets clear (but not quite) but it gave the guitar a different character. It has the bound...
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1954 Gibson J-50

$4,350
One owner guitar from the heart of bluegrass country. At one time sported a Lester Flatt-inspired second pick guard . Some finish distress and playwear in that area sealed with french polish. Otherwise in excellent, played condition. Recent neck set and refret. Full height exact repro bridge. One case bite that turned into a 3" crack has been cleated and drop-filled. Fun player with great tone...
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1954 Gibson J-50

$7,500
Vintage mint condition, exact repro bridge, recent neck set, very clean. Comes with original case, also in excellent condition. Feather light, wonderful player. The best year for the J-50.
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