Laurence Wexer Ltd.
Laurence Wexer
212-532-2994
New York, NY
5:47 AM
By appointment. Also available at (917) 848-2399

Payment is by check, bank check or wire transfer.

I try to represent all the instruments as accurately as I can. Some things, like sound,are quite subjective. All instruments are shipped on two day approval and are to be prepaid in full. The customer pays all shipping costs,including return shipping if the instrument is rejected. If there is damage when I ship the instrument to you please call me immediately.I will deal with my insurance company.If the instrument is damaged in transit from you to me, you are responsible for dealing with the damage and insurance. For refunds, all instruments must be returned in the same condition I shipped them in.Liability is up to the extent of my insurance coverage, which is usually repair plus depreciation,unless totalled.

All instruments are shipped on 48 hour approval, unless otherwise specified.

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1996 Monteleone Montequisto

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I am proud to offer the Montequisto guitar. This notable instrument was made from components I procured from the estate of James D’Aquisto and completed by John Monteleone . It was made as a tribute to D’Aquisto and is an interpretation of his Solo model. This guitar was featured in an article in the New York Times . It was originally made for NY session musician Craig Snyder and is a superb...
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~1968 Gibson ES-175

$4,500
1960s ES-175. Ver6 clean guitar except for small crack repair at jack. Otherwise very straight with fine setup and straight neck. In a late4 Gibson brown case. 1 5/8” nut.
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1965 Gibson Johnny Smith

$10,500
Very clean and big sounding 60s Johnny Smith double. Two floating pickups now set on a handmade ebony guard is made by Cris Mirabella. Low action and excellent setup. Nice figured maple. 1 3/4” nut. Plenty of room at the bridge.
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1999 John Arnold D-42S K

$20,000
A stunning modern guitar . I seldom go Wild over a modern instrument but this is just a superb sounding, playing and looking guitar. The workmanship is impeccable and every detail is perfectly executed. John Arnold’s Guitars seldom come on the market and he does not make very many. He has made them for Doc Watson and Norman Blake. This guitar has a finest grade Adirondack spruce top, highly...
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1933 Martin 00-18

$12,500
A very rare 14 fret wide neck 00-18 with bar frets and ebony rod. 25 were made in 33 and 1 in 1934. That’s all. How many survive. Not many. The guitar sounds great , very full and responsive. The 7nstrument shows p,ayin* wear but no abuse. Only one tiny hairline side crack . The bridge appears to be a perfect replica and original t7ners were off and now back on. A very cool 30s 00. Early style...
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1931 Martin 00-18

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A stunning and clean , no issues , example. Made in 1931, one of the most desirable years for a 12 fret Martin. Great sound . No Cracks. Oiginal with belly bridge and pickguard. ON HOLD
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1913 Gibson A-4

$3,000
A lovely black top A-4. Inlaid tuners, pro refret, perfect setup. Alittle light playing wear, but very clean overall. Sweet tone.
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1958 Gibson LES PAUL SPECIAL

$11,000
Beautiful example of a single cutaway TV special. All original with no changes, no breaks, no cracks. Original frets ,etc. in cool original brown case. Killer P-90 sound fat and warm. Almost no visible wear. Original owner's bow tie and card still In the case.
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1944 Gibson SJ

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Probably the cleanest one of tehse I have seen. Perfect action, chunky mahogany neck, 1 3/4" nut, adjustable truss rod. (FON 2694)Great warm sound.eveything you could want In a banner SJ.one small side crack, otherwise practically perfect, including a mint original brown case. SOLD
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1962 Gibson ES-335 TD

$17,500
A great playing and sounding PAF equipped ES-335. Cherry red , original stop tailpiece. Replica tuners and a pro refret make this guitar stay in tune and effortless to play. Medium neck, not too small but not quite a 59 chunk. The guitar shows some checking and a chip on one side of the headstock, but no real repairs or problems . ( modern skb case) A fine instrument. ( ps. This guitar was lent...
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~1843 Martin 1-26

$15,500
This is an important Nineteenth Century Martin , featured on plate 27 in the book "Inventing the American Guitar ". It features an unusual double x bracing in the lower bout , one of the only known examples with this style construction . Additionally it is one of the most perfectly preserved 19th Century Martin I have ever seen . The condition is unbelievably pristine , especially for an...
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1947 Selmer Modele Jazz

$27,500
The classic gypsy jazz guitar; a petit bouche Selmer modele jazz. The guitar has led the gypsy life and shows playing wear, a lot of character, and several repaired top cracks. The guitar is very healthy , structurally, and has a huge volume and full Django style tone.
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1963 Epiphone Emperor cutaway

$8,500
A super clean 18" wide Eperoror cutaway, made during the Gibson years. Fancy split block inlays, highly figured maple back and sides. Grover Imperial tuners and frequensator tailpiece. The guitars remains in crack free original condition , showing no playing wear. A stunning example.
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~1955 Stromberg Deluxe cutaway

$45,000
A very rare cutaway blonde Stromberg Deluxe. Single transverse brace. Exceptionally clean unplayed condition. There is some deterioration of the headstock overlay , which is common on Strombergs. Otherwise a super clean and big sounding guitar.
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1960 D'Angelico Excel Cutaway

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A stunningly clean and fine example. No cracks or repairs. No binding issues. Beautiful smooth sound wit that warm midrange that these are known for. A few New Yorker features, like extra binding on the f holes and any style headstock. Cool alligator case.Highly figured imported woods. SOLD.
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1953 Stromberg Master 400 Cutaway

$35,000
Extremely rare cutaway Master 400 . The guitar is in excellent playing condition with no cracks. It was professionally refinished about 20 years ago. The finish has aged back in nicely with some checking. The fingerboard was replaced at Gruhn guitars . Owned and used in performance by Riders in the Sky leader , Ranger Doug. Superb big sound. Single transverse brace. ( Price reduced , was $39,500h
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1969 Gibson Byrdland

$6,500
A nice original late 60s Byrdland. Standard specs ;23 1/2" scale, carved spruce too, curly maple back sides and neck, and two humbucking pickups . The guitar shows some light playing wear , but no issues ( new lower price , was $6750)
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1941 Martin D-18

$17,500
Fine sounding prewar mahogany dreadnought. Original finish, replaced bridge ( slightly over sized) and a few hairline sideccracks that are well repaired. No top or back cracks. The guitar shows playing wear , but all solid . Braces, etc are original.( new lower price was $18,500)
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1998 Martin D-45 custom

$18,500
A very fancy deluxe version of the D-45 . Custom ordered with Brazilian rosewood back and sides, tree of life fingerboard inlay, scroll bridge inlay, and inlaid pickguard. Abalone backstrip, and vine inlay in the headstock. Scalloped bracing. A real presentation grade stunner.
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1957 Martin D-28

$7,000
Cool ,bluegrass style 50s Brazitian D-28. It looks like the guitar went back to the factory for a large pickguard. The guard is under the finish, and there may be some overspray on the top. Bridge is reglued and bolted down. Classic sound. Original bracing and bridge plate.
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1962 Gibson ES-350T

$7,500
Cool thin hollowbody Gibson. PAF in the neck and early patent number in the bridge position. Highly flamed woods and excellent playability. Pro refret , otherwise all original.rare sharp cutaway version . Short scale and narrow nut like a Byrdland.
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1961 D'Angelico New Yorker

$65,000
From the original owner a beautiful full 18" cutaway New Yorker.a fine all original guitar, no cracks repairs ,just a pro refret. Select imported woods,; highly figured imported maple fine grained spruce top. The guitar has that special warm midrange one hopes for in a fine D'Angelico. SOLD
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1986 Gibson Johnny Smith

$8,500
Mint condition 25th anniversary model Johnny Smith. Single floating pickup. Highly figured maple . Attractive dark brown sunburst finish. Perfect playability. Original 1 11/16" width nut.
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~1948 Stromberg Deluxe

$28,000
A very fine rare Deluxe in excellent plus original condition. No alterations or repairs. It appears to have had other tuners , restored to correct ones. Otherwise all correct. Single transverse brace.great playability and fantastic tone.
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1941 Gibson Super 400 Premier

$27,500
A very fine and original prewar Super 400 Premier. Premier is the prewar designation for the first cutaways produced by Gibson. This has an F Factory order number, dating to 1940 . Only 29 sunburst Super 400Ps were produced and only 10 in 1940 (13 in 1941 , last year made) the guitar has been professionally refretted , and shows very light playing wear, with no cracks or repairs. Lovely figured...
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1924 Gibson F-5

$125,000
Fine original signed Loar F-5, dated March 31, 1924. Virzi equipped , this F-5 has a lovely warm and balanced tone but still retains some good punch and projection. The mandolin shows some scratching on the face but no cracks or any structural issues. A fine musical instrument.(new lower price, was $155,000, Motivated seller )
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1949 Gibson ES-350

$7,000
A warm and full sounding ES-350 . Two P-90s . plays effortlessly. Some normal playing wear and one replaced pot. Pro refret. No cracks or other issues. A fine musical instrument.
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1923 Gibson F-5

$140,000
This Loar signed F-5 was owned by Eric Weissberg and used on many shows and recordings. It is in fine original condition with no cracks or repairs , other than a refret. It does have a reproduction tailpiece cover. It is a fine musical instrument , as one would expect from a prime period 1923 F-5 mandolin. Quarter sawn maple, Cremona brown sunburst.( new lowered price , was $170,000)
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1953 Gibson L-5c

$10,500
Cutaway L-5 in sunburst. Good healthy guitar with some playing wear. Good resonant guitar with a full comfortable neck. Attractive flamed maple.(price Reduced , motivated seller , was $12,500)
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1939 Gibson SJ-100

$24,000
A very rare early specification SJ-100 with open Mustache bridge with individual saddles and stairstep headstock. Only about 138 of this model were made in total and only a fraction had these early specs and longer scale length. Huge sound and fine playability. This guitar has had some restoration , but is original finish and solid. There are two repaired back cracks , some touchup on the front...
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