Laurence Wexer Ltd.
Laurence Wexer
212-532-2994
New York, NY
7:13 AM
By appointment.

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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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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~1932 Weissenborn Teardrop

$5,500
A rare and all original Weissenborn Hawaiian guitar in crack free condition. Plain Koa wood construction. Full and resonant sound. The teardrop shape is a late model made in small numbers.
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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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1915 Gibson A-1

$1,500
Clean and great playing A model Gibson.no repairs, though it has a modern fishman bridge with a pickup. Big sound.
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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

$45,000
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

$9,000
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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1964 Fender® Jazzmaster™

$5,500
Extremely clean and fine example of a spaghetti logo pre cbs Jazzmaster. Plays great. All original.
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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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2002 Monteleone Radio Flyer

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A work of art from noted luthier John Monteleone. His guitars gave been featured in exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. This mint example had an oval sound hole and two side ports. Highly figured woods and a big rich sound.
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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

$18,500
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.
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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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1972 D'Aquisto Excel

$40,000
An exquisite master grade D'Aquisto Excel in superb original condition. No binding issues. A lovely violin burst with highly figured imported maple back and sides. 17" body width, nut just under 1 3/4". Floating Smith pickup, installed by Jimmy. Uncirculated ,and not used for gigs. Beautiful tone and balance. Just simply a beautiful guitar.
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1934 Martin 000-45

$140,000
This guitar is the second short scale 000-45 made in 1934, the transitional year from the OM scale to 24.9. It was previously owned by Bob Wills , then Mike Longworth and was featured in the C.F. Martin museum. It was subsequently sold and is now offered. The guitar is a fine example and is original with some minor restoration. David Musselwhite performed a neck set , repaired a pick guard crack...
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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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