Laurence Wexer Ltd.
Laurence Wexer
212-532-2994
New York, NY
7:46 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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1917 Martin 1-30

$8,000
A stunningly clean and playable example of an early 20th Century Martin. Marquetry trim to the top with an abalone rosette. Beautiful Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. Just a charming little guitar .
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1948 Gibson L-5

$7,000
Fine sounding and original noncutaway L-5. Script logo , attractive curly maple back , sides and neck. No alterations.one small repaired back crack. ( floating bridge is pernambuco by Ken Parker ) Good neck angle. Full warm tone and excellent volume.
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1940 D’Angelico New Yorker

$26,500
A beautiful non cutaway 18” Blonde New Yorker. The top of the line D’Angelico guitar. Kept in the family for many years, this is an original Unmodified guitar in beautiful condition. A repro pickguard is the only change. Fine sound and playability.
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1961 Guild A-500

$5,000
Hoboken made Guild with floating DeArmond pickup, a straight no issue guitar guitar ready to play. Pro refret, upgraded pickguard and pickup, (original guard in the case) full warm jazz tone. Full 1 11/16” nut width, 17” wide body. The guitar shows some light normal playing wear but no abuse. Simply a very nice guitar.
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2012 Trenier Excel

$7,500
A fine handmade carved archtop guitar by Bryant Trenier.. An all select solid carved instrument., attractive curly maple back, sides and neck . Full sounding acoustically but enhanced with a floating Lollar Smith style pickup. 17” wide body.
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1963 Gibson Johnny Smith

$10,500
A beautiful early example of this classic model. 1 3/4” wide nut and lovely curly maple back sides and neck. No repairs . Early pickup with tortoise plastic . Full warm jazz tone . Original case with case cover.
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1963 Gibson L-5CES

$13,500
The classic jazz sound of an electric L-5 . A great playing guitar,with patent number Humbuckers and a sllghtly slim but full feeling neck. The instrument is original, though the top finish is a bit cloudy , but black lights correctly). Fine playability and electric sound.
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1930 Martin OM-28

$65,000
A very clean and fine OM-28 . This model was the first 14 fret Martin guitar. They are classics of simplicity of design and are known for there responsiveness and ethereal tone. This guitar has all these qualities. Obtained from the original owners family in the 1980s, the slightly later bridge and Page banjo tuners were already installed at that time. Recent fret work by Ken Fallon makes this ...
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~1946 Gibson ES-300

$3,750
All original, good playing example . Single P-90 pickup , maple laminate non cutaway body, mahogany neck. Original hardware , but pickguard is deteriorating and needs to be replaced. No cracks or repairs. Classic warm jazz tone.
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2019 Klein Headless

$6,000
Brand new ( with warrantee) From Steve Klein, a chambered solid body headless electric .comfortable ergonomic body design. The body is tempered spruce, back tempered maple. Guatemalan Rosewood neck, J Custom bridge, Seymour Duncan Pickuos: bridge SH-4, Neck SH-2n. Comes with a custom deluxe leather gig bag. Effortless to play .
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2019 Klein 39.6

$10,500
This is a new smaller sized a Klein that I helped to design. The model designation is the width in cm, so about 15 1/2 “ wide. The revised spec is a shallower body , a 14 fret neck, 1 3/4” nut and a mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard. This is the prototype and it was made with an Engelmann Spruce top and mahogany back and sides. Made by Klein and Steve Kauffman , theworkmanship is superb. The...
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~1940 Martin 3M

$2,750
A beautiful example of a classic Uke! No cracks, all original , and fine sounding instrument. Celluloid ornament at the lower part of the top and extra binding dress up the lovley mahogany back, sides top, and neck. As nice a one as you will find.
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1995 Buscarino Nevada Smith

$9,500
This is a custom high end carved archtop from John Buscarino. Similar to his Monarch , but with fancy woods and custom vine fingerboard inlays. Stunning curly maple back sides and neck. Perfect setup. Floating pickup.
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1998 Manzer Absynthe

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Linda Manzer , a highly regarded builder , made one of these for the Scott Chinery blue collection . This was the second one made after that. The color has greened a bi5 but the guitar remains in mint condition with a big sound and lovely response. Highly flamed maple back , sides and neck. Distinctive inlay in the headstock. 18” wide body.
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1941 Martin D-18

$29,500
One of the cleanest prewar D-18s I have had in recent memory. It also sounds great and is set up perfectly.no cracks or issues, just a beautiful guitar. I will take better photos, but these will give you a good idea. This guitar is shown in a Fretboard journal video, ( vintage Martin D-18 comparison, Courtney Hartman ) .
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~1935 Gibson Nick Lucas

$31,000
A fine Maple back and sides, fourteen fret Nick Lucas. Big strong sound. Recent pro neck set.no top cracks , but Seam repair on the back . Rare and desireable model.
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1987 D’Aquisto New Yorker Deluxe

$49,000
Beautiful master work of a guitar by James D’Aquisto. Full 18” New Yorker, made with the finest imported Spruce and European maple. Split block inlays on ebony fingerboard. Fine sound and playability. Headstock and heel cap just rebound by Cris Mirabella. Set up,with a floating JS pickup on the. Original guard. Call for further details.
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1938 Martin 000-45S

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A stunning and fine sounding 14 fret 000-45. This guitar was custom ordered by Bill Boyd , of Bill Boyd and his Cowboy Ramblers. The custom feature was a 1 11/16” neck rather than the usual wider one. The guitar is in excellent condition, showing only light playing wear. The fingerboard was professionally replaced ,The job is undetectable. Neck set , refret and inlays by Ken Fallon.The sound is...
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2013 Martin M custom

$4,500
A custom shop Martin in M size with a cutaway Adirondack top and Madagascar Rosewood back and sides. The woods are very high grade, including a curly mahogany neck. 1 3/4” nut width. Fitted with a Fishman pickup, this guitar is ready to go and use in stage,
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1944 Gibson SJ

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Probably the cleanest one of these 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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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 significant repairs. One minor side crack and that’s it. 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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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 a NYstyle headstock. Cool alligator case.Highly figured imported woods. SOLD.
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1953 Stromberg Master 400 Cutaway

$29,850
1953 Stromberg Master 400 Cutaway 24 % off
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 $39,500)
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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. Premium , fine grained Adirondack spruce top. 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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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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1941 Stromberg Deluxe

$20,000
1941 Stromberg Deluxe 28 % off
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. New Price , was $28,000)
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1924 Gibson F-5

$125,000
1924 Gibson F-5 21 % off
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

$6,500
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.( new lower price , was $7000)
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1923 Gibson F-5

$125,000
1923 Gibson F-5 26 % off
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.( final price reduction , $125,000)
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