Laurence Wexer Ltd.
Laurence Wexer
New York, NY
12:41 PM
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.

Found 26 matches

1943 Martin 000-18

A fine sounding , road worn scalloped braced 000-18. Wartime specs, lightly built guitar. Remarkably , I could only find a small hairline side crack. The rest is just plain wear. The tuners have no bushings , which is correct, but the tuner plates look more like ca. 47. The bridge has been shaved down , but the action is very playable where It is. Old blue Martin case.
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1994 GILCHRIST 16” Archtop

A stunning guitar from Stephen Gilchrist of Australia. Though primarily known for his mandolins , Stephen makes Archtop guitar inspired by but not copies of the great dot neck L-5s . This very guitar was featured in Gilchrist’s printed catalog . The curly maple and wood choice is nothing short of spectacular. Wonderful complex tone and perfect playability. 16” wide body with 24.9 “ scale and a...
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1931 Gibson L-2

The cool and responsive hold sparkle binding version of the Gibson. L-2 , only made for a bit over a year ca. 1931. These guitars are lightly built and very responsive. Repaired center seam and one other small crack below the Bridge . Replaced tuners ( modern vintage style ) . Mahogany back and sides, 12 frets to the body.A very good sounding guitar.
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1931 Gibson L-5

An extremely fine sounding and clean dot neck L-5. This guitar is from the most desireable period, with three on a strip pearl button tuners, solid carved bracing and a very modern neck profile. This is old school 1928, revised Spann date 31. A repaired hairline f-hole crack and a some minor wear. Beautiful curly maple back , sides and neck. A classic and rare guitar.
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2013 Martin M custom

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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2001 Kim Walker SJ Style B Special

A fine hand built guitar from master craftsman Kim Walker. Adirondack spruce top, Choice Indian Rosewood back and sides. Lovely tone and response. Ornate floral inlay to the headstock, wood bound body. 1 3/4”nut width. A joy to play and hear.
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1934 Gibson L-5

A later 16” L-5 in fine condition , setup and sound. The fingerboard is a dot replacement, as is the pickguard , all done at Gruhn Guitars. No cracks or other repairs, just some playing wear . Attractive curly maple back and sides. Interesting bracing ; solid with a cap , like they did in the kerfed bracing, but not kerfed. Red Line ohsc.
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2006 Campellone Special

A beautiful and virtually unplayed hand built Arch top. From Mark Campellone. Perfect workmanship, fine sound and playability. This guitar has lovely figured maple back and sides and a fine grained spruce top. 17”wide, 2 3/4” depth, 1 11/16” nut widths nad 24 3/4” scale. Floating Smith style pickup. Ready to play !
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1908 Fairbanks Whyte Laydie #2

Amazingly clean and original classic Whyte Laydie #2 original five string. Gryphon headstock inlay . No visible playing wear. Over 100 years old and incredible condition. Straight neck. Fine sound and playability.
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1970 Gibson Johnny Smith

A very clean and healthy Johnny Smith. Repro guard, single floating pickup. Perfect action and playability. 25” scale, wide flat neck.
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~1935 Euphonon Jumbo

~1935 Euphonon Jumbo 21 % off
A 16” wide small jumbo made by the Larson brothers in Chicago. Spruce top and mahogany back and sides. Multi ply binding on top and back. No top cracks and excellent original neck angle with plenty of saddle. There is one very small back crack; repaired. I believe the bolts in the bridge to be original. I have seen this before . Excellent tone with a full open bass and good volume. There is some...
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1913 Gibson A-4

1913 Gibson A-4 15 % off
A lovely black top A-4. Inlaid tuners, pro refret, perfect setup. Alittle light playing wear, but very clean overall. Sweet tone.( new lower price , was $3000)
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1944 Gibson SJ

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 small side crack, otherwise practically perfect, including a mint original brown case. SOLD
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1947 Selmer Modele Jazz

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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1960 D'Angelico Excel Cutaway

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

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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1969 Gibson Byrdland

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 ( Priced to move ,was $6750)
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1998 Martin D-45 Custom

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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1939 Gibson SJ-100

1939 Gibson SJ-100 33 % off
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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Kamaka HF-2

Concert uke. These are from hand made koa ukes from Hawaii.
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