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1940 Gibson (2) Rare J-55's

2 J-55's with Super Rare features! I recently bought back the one with the factory J-35 pickguard and just this weekend took in possession of the other one with the J-55 pickguard and stripe in fingerboard. These are both factory original with the exception of maybe some tuner buttons on one and are the rarest J-55's I know of. Both sport the Cromwell inlay. While the one with the J-35...
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1946 Gibson J-45

Sold: Great sounding guitar with recent neck reset. Lots of checking. Very nice looking top. One upper side crack. Some finish chippage in front of bridge. Tuner tips will probably be replaced. Non original case.
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1952 Gibson J-185

Just in: Second year Sunburst example with a few back cracks, 2 have been cleated. Some finish flaking on back from moisture. This one Really sounds good! Rough original case.
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1949 Gibson J-45

Sold: As evident, this one has been put to use over the years. Other than the pickguard hole, nothing much going on too major. Two back cracks, which will be repaired this weekend. Refret. Period tuners. Non original case.
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1958 Martin D-28

Old oversprayed top but super strong sounding example! 2 cracks on lower side near strap pin. Back and sides are in very nice condition otherwise. Fresh neck reset and saddle. Top has some very nice silking. Braces have been scalloped. Non original case.
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1957 Martin D-28

Big warm sounding D-28 with a red spruce top! This guitar has been scalloped and sounds wonderful. Fresh neck reset and saddle. One cleated pickguard crack as well as one lower on lower side that has also been cleated. Some foolishness around the bridge. Original case.
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1951 Martin D-28

Super nice Excellent original condition early 50's D-28 with no cracks! Fresh neck reset and saddle. A great sounding, clean, original, no excuses guitar with the original case.
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1944 Gibson J-45 Banner Maple

Very nice strong sounding war time maple J-45. Recent neck reset, frets, bridge and bridgeplate. Some repaired cracks and touchup at bridge. Very nice flamed maple sides and quilted back. Great feeling neck. Non original case.
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1940 Gibson J-55

Sold: Very cool transisition J-55 having the standard peghead but still the mustache bridge and longer scale. Some bubbling on back from probably laying on strap in case. One pickguard crack. A little touchup around trussrod cover. 2 plugs, one on side and one under decal. Sounds wonderful. Non original case.
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1943 Martin 000-18

Sold: This one has had a replaced bridge ( looks original) and neck reset by Dennis Berck. Some slight touchup around bridge area . Few cracks. Set up great with plenty of saddle. Headstock has some gunky residue probably from over oiling tuners. One odd tuner. Period soft case.
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1943 Gibson J-45

Sold: Early Banner J-45. Triple bound top and no trussrod. #907 batch. All original finish. Back has a couple of repaired cracks. Pretty chunky neck. Period tuners. Some finish worn off side of neck. New bridge. Packs a lot of punch! Non original case.
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1954 Martin D-18

Sold:Very well maintained early 50's D-18 that sounds awesome! The first 6 frets have been replaced. One of the better sounding 50's ones I've heard. One small pickguard crack on outer edge. Original softshell case.
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1954 Martin 000-18

According to Martin records, this is the only Shadetop 000-18 made in 1954. Great mojo! Looks like a Pre War! Some cracks repaired, refret, new bridgeplate and neck reset by Jack Dillon. Front of headstock has been oversprayed to preserve some flaking. Plays great and Rare. Non original case.
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1939 Recording King Ray Whitley Rosewood

Insanely clean Rosewood Ray Whitley. This guitar has been very pampered over its lifetime. A few cracks on sides and back.. Back and sides have been buffed slightly. No sign of overspray except a plugged strap pin on back near heel. Big fat neck, This one really sounds big and cuts like a knife. Non original case.
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1946 Martin D-28

The ultimate player Affordable Bone! Old volute repair and some very old overspray of which a lot has been removed. 2 old plugs on top. Few repaired cracks. Replaced bridge. Great quality Brazilian! This guitar has been scalloped and diamond inlay added for a great vibe. Killer neck and best of all it sounds Killer! Newer case. This guitar will turn heads in may different ways!
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1943 Martin D-18

SOLD:: This is a really great one! Featherweight with lots of crack and punch. Small impact repair on back edge. This one's killer! Non original case.
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1939 Martin D-18

Great Shadetop player with enough issues to make it affordable. According to 3 top authorities,( have in writing), the top is the original sunburst with some touchup on edges. Obviously you can see that the dark band extends down farther than it should. You can see where the original yellow is coming through the black. Back and sides have been oversprayed a long time ago. Back of neck was...
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1953 Martin D-18

1953 Martin D-18 18 % off
Sold: Mystery Top from 1953! Few repaired cracks. Some play wear but not abused. Refret. This guitar sounds amazing!! Original case.
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1953 Martin D-28

This is one powerful guitar! Top is Red Spruce. All original except replaced bridge and saddle, neck reset also. Only a couple of small pickguard cracks and one 4' one on back that's repaired. One small capo touch up on neck. This one is from the batch in late 1953 that had the Ebony rods. This is without a doubt one of the best sounding 50's D-28's I've played. Original case .
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