Jet City Guitars, LLC
Jim Brown
206-669-7099
Seattle, WA
6:16 AM

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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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1945 C. F. Martin 000-18

$12,950
Up for sale is this 1945 000-18 with a dark top that is easy on the eyes and the ears. Adirondack top double bound, mahogany back and sides, rosewood bridge and fretboard, ebony neck reinforcement, original flatback tuners. Some scratches, checking, and shallow capo marks but overall quite clean and original. Completely untouched mechanically until Frank Ford performed a neck reset and refret....
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2000 Arnold Guitars D-29B

$20,000
SN: 51. John Arnold’s guitars are as rare as hen’s teeth and this one is particularly special. Built for a family friend, “# ‘51” has a very select top cut from a hand harvested 407-ring Smokies Red Spruce log downed by hurricane Opal. The back and sides are selected from Mr. Arnold’s extensive inventory of old stock AAA grade Brazilian boards. The model is “D-29 Brazil Special” and was built...
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1941 C. F. Martin D-18

$34,000
SN 79480 – 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 with T-bar....
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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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2014 Nash/Gibson Les Paul

$4,000
Nash Les Paul – Legendary Bill Nash Les Paul conversion not often seen available used. Originally an 80's Les Paul, the body and parts are refinished and aged. Internals complete rewired like a rocket ship. Pickups replaced with DiMarzio Bluesbucker in the neck and DiMarzio Air Norton in the Bridge. This one has no wear, nice 60's style burst, fresh setup, original case.
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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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1940 C. F. Martin D-18

$15,500
SN: 74472. NEW PRICE. Well played example of a narrow neck, rear-X, scalloped bracing model made between mid-1939 and late 1944. During WWII the ebony T-bar was replaced by ebony reinforcement, which changes the character of the tone. This one has the metal reinforcement which many feel give the guitar a more powerful bass and a more complex midrange. This guitar certainly has that in spades. The...
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2006 Moll Custom Guitars William Moll Prototype Orchestra Model

$5,995
SN P200601. Prototype flattop guitar hand built by renowned archtop luthier William E. Moll III. The Moll flattop line consists of three models – an SJ, and OM, and a 000 – but none are exactly like this. It is called an “Auditorium Prototype Model” incorporating the body shape of the SJ but with smaller dimensions. It is 15 ¾” across the lower bout, 12” across the upper, 4 5/8” deep at the tail...
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1998 Ron Phillips Tricone

$3,950
SN: 16. NEW PRICE. Handcrafted resonator by master builder Ronald E. Phillips of Martinez, CA. 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...
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2015 Matt Arcara MGA Guitars OM-18

$3,500
SN 108 New price. Here is an interesting and elegant guitar by young Maine-based luthier (and Winfield flatpicking champ) Matthew Grant Arcara. He makes a very clean guitar with an eye toward materials and subtle design. Matt generally builds dreadnoughts so this OM is a bit of a departure and a rarity. The top is a select Adirondack spruce and the back and sides are straight grain mahogany. The...
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1963 C. F. Martin 000-28c

$4,500
SN 189,091. The 000-28c is a larger bodied classical guitar introduced by Martin in 1961 and made in small numbers until it was discontinued in 1965. The model is prized for the elongated 20’s style 15” body and some of the finest Brazilian rosewood in Martin’s stash. They are fair classical instruments, fun to play as folk guitars, and make fine conversions to 12-fret, long scale steel string...
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1944 Gibson LG-2

$5,000
FON illegible. Here is a banner LG-2 from 1944 in excellent plus condition and playing shape. It is the quintessential wartime banner utilizing almost all North American materials: four-piece spruce top, multi-piece mahogany back, gumwood bridge and fretboard, and maple and walnut neck with ebony reinforcement. Oh yeah, a poplar neck block. Despite the mutt-like pedigree, it plays and sounds like...
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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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1946 C. F. Martin D-28

$23,500
SN: 97969. Very fine example of a late herringbone era D-28. Identical to the wartime D-28s with the exception of a heftier neck profile, Sitka spruce top, and the introduction (in 1945) of tapered bracing. The tapered bracing combined with the Sitka offered a stiffer top with more stability than the Adirondack and scalloped bracing. The resulting tone is more focused, particularly on the bass...
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2001 Collings D2HV BaaaA Brazilian

$7,450
SN: 6974. Fifteen year old Collings D2HV BaaaA made with book matched master-grade Brazilian rosewood (AAA-rated) and Adirondack spruce top. The quality of the materials harkens back to an earlier age – notably the wartime Martins – where the mostly tight grains were punctuated by a dark stripe. The grain is not as straight as the golden era examples but head and shoulders above most of what’s...
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2015 C. F. Martin 000-28K Authentic 1921

$3,950
SN: 1872303. NEW PRICE. This faithful reproduction of the 1921 000-28K that resides in the Martin Museum is perhaps the most impressive small-bodied guitar in the Authentic series. It’s a dynamic finger style solo guitar with great response, dynamic range, and wonderful sustain and overtones. This one was hand selected from five at Elderly Instruments. True to its roots, it has crazy flame Koa...
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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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1927 C. F. Martin 000-18

$15,500
SN: 31429. This guitar has everything a great vintage guitar should have -- bass, mid, treble, response, sustain, volume — and curb appeal. The large body – very near the size of a dreadnought – and the 25.4” scale provide drive and power. The impeccable Adirondack top responds to the lightest fingerpicking or the most forceful right hand. The 1 7/8” nut and wide string spacing at the bridge make...
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1957 C. F. Martin D-28

$15,500
SN 152776: 1957 Martin D-28 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...
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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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~2009 National Style N

$3,000
SN: 18506. German Silver Style N single cone 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. 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. An...
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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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1957 Gretsch® 6120 Chet Atkins

$11,750
SN: 22424 Iconic early-1957 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 in terrific condition with a transparent red amber (orange) finish. Though technically a '57, the guitar has the right combination of features generally associated with a '56; humpback inlays, horseshoe inlay on the headstock, Chet Atkins signpost pickguard, G-brand, DeArmond single coil "Dynasonic" pickups, and second generation Bigsby with...
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1947 C. F. Martin 000-28

$11,750
SN: 99451. Gorgeous postwar 000-28 in remarkable condition and crazy good tone. The voice has some dreadnought characteristics with overtones up and down the neck, nice volume and no dead spaces anywhere. I’ve had two luthiers tell me the top is Adi and it may be but it is developing that wonderful dark look that old Sitka gets. This is the year after the herringbone so the top is bound with a...
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2013 Jet City Guitars Limited Edition Tee Shirt

$15
New limited edition logo tee in black sizes S, M, L, XL. Organic cotton. Somewhat fitted but true to size. Nice!
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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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