Laurence Wexer Ltd.
Laurence Wexer
212-532-2994
New York, NY
2:21 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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1947 Selmer Modele Jazz

$27,500
The classic gypsy jazz guitar; a petit Boucher 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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1937 Martin D-28

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A great sounding , forward X herringbone from the golden period. A Crack free original guitar.the instrument shows playing wear ,but all solid and perfectly setup.
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1936 D'Angelico Excel

$18,500
A fine sounding original early Excel , with straight f-holes . The guitar shows playing wear but there are no cracks or repairs . Vintage style replacement tuners. Attractive curly maple back , sides and neck. 1 23/32" width nut, 24 3/4" scale.16 3/4" body width and 3" depth make this a very comfortable guitar to hold and play.
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1951 D'Angelico New Yorker

$18,500
Full 18" noncutaway New Yorker. Beautiful highly figured woods. The guitar has had some restoration over the years. The top finish is original , but the back, sides and neck were refinished years ago. Fingerboard just rebound by Cris Mirabella. He also repaired a few cracks and back seam. Excellent big sound and pro setup.
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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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1956 Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster

$9,000
A stunningly clean example with three P-90 pickups and switch master setup. Lovely classic tones and excellent playability. Attractive curly maple body and neck. The guitar shows almost no playing wear at all. With hang tags.
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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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~1966 Gibson Tal Farlow

$8,500
The Tal Farlow is a fairly rare endorsement model with only about 215 made in total. Unique scroll design in the cutaway. Matching brown knobs and brown burst. This guitar is in superb clean condition with no breaks or issues. It has been professionally refretted by Norio Imai and has exact repro tuners installed with the originals in the case. Still Nickel hardware and full width nut. An...
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1928 Martin 00-40H

$22,000
A beautiful pearl trimmed 00 12 fret with lovely Brazilian rosewood back and sides. No cracks or issues. Professionally converted by TJ Thompson and more recently set up by Ken Fallon, the guitar plays effortlessly. Set up correctly with bar frets the guitar ,shows only a bit of light playing wear . Excellent sound and response.
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1953 Stromberg Master 400 Cutaway

$39,500
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.
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1969 Gibson Byrdland

$6,750
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
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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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1929 National Tricone Style 3

$16,500
All original , shiny and clean engraved Roundneck Tricone. Easy action. Original case. Earlier style headstock with inlaid shield National logo. The neck shows virtually no playing wear. One very small edge ding , otherwise near perfect.
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1957 Gibson L-5CES

$17,500
An original family guitar, recently refretted by Norio Imai. An exquisite example of the rare Alnico pickup electric L-5. Beautiful woods, nearly flawless condition , and perfect playability. Fine warm and fat tone. Great for Jazz , Rockabilly , or anything you want to play. ( price reduced , was $18,500)
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1968 Friederich Concert

$35,000
A fine concert classical from noted builder Daniel Friederich. Friederich, now retired ,is known as one of the most highly regarded French builders of Classic guitars. This guitar, made in 1968, has a Spruce top and Indian rosewood back and sides. The headstock sports the carved ornament typical of Friederich's work. Perfect playability and unbelievable response and tone. The guitar shows some...
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1887 Martin 0-28

$11,500
A very fine condition nineteenth century 0-28 with herringbone trim. Fine sound and playability. Housed in its original coffin case, the guitar went back to Martin in 1903 to repair the center seam. Friction peg tuners, incredible straight grained rosewood. Otherwise no repairs. A beautiful historical instrument.
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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

$155,000
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 $160,000 )
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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

$165,000
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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1947 D'Angelico New Yorker Special

$25,500
This is a full blown New Yorker non cutaway, measuring in at a bit over 18". Split bock inlays, multi-bound body.bFull , authentic big archtop sound.Some minor repair to the tailpiece and neck set. otherwise a fine original instrument. The quintessential big band guitar! ( new price, was $31,500)
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1953 Gibson L-5c

$12,500
Cutaway L-5 in sunburst. Good healthy guitar with some playing wear. Good resonant guitar with a full comfortable neck. Attractive flamed maple.
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1939 Gibson SJ-100

$28,000
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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