Laurence Wexer Ltd.
Laurence Wexer
212-532-2994
New York, NY
1:00 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.

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1929 Martin 0-45

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A stunning and incredible sounding little 0-45. Full pearl trim , top of the line Martin guitar. Made in 1929, almost all of these high end guitars sat in inventory and were not sold until a few years later, due to the depression. This is a crack free ,original guitar with a pro neck set . The original owner had his initials gold leafed on the bridge. A cute vintage touch. ON HOLD
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2021 Klein sTele

$2,550
Brand new from Steve Klein ; this model is his ergonomic version of a Tele style guitar . This is one is one of the first made in Japan versions made to his exacting specifications. New with warrantee. List price $2865. MAP $2550
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2011 Campellone Special

$7,000
A full 18” Campellone Special. Beautiful , choice woods; fine grained Sitka spruce top, Western curly maple back, sides and neck. 3” body depth, 1 11/16” nut, 25 1/5 scale length. X braced.Added strap button and Floating Kent Armstrong pickup with volume control. A fine playing and sounding guitar .
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~1933 D’Angelico L-5 style

$24,500
This is a rare and early example of D’Angelico’s work. His first guitar were his reinterpretation of the L-5 . This guitar is all original ,including rare ladder bracing. This feature has surfaced on a few early guitars. Sound is full rich and warm. Full feeling neck profile, 16 3/8” body width, 24 3/4” scale.
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1957 D’Angelico New Yorker cutaway

$35,000
A full 18” cutaway D’Angelico New Yorker, his top of the line model. The guitar is a very fine sounding and playing guitar . It has had some restoration; the guitar was over sprayed and buffed and has a well done hairline headstock repair .There is a small area where the binding shows some deterioration, the heel cap is replaced , however the binding on the guitar is otherwise original and in...
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2004 Ribbecke Monterey

$11,500
A great playing handmade arch top from noted builder Tom Ribbecke. Fancy quilted maple back sides and neck . 17” wide body, 1 23/22” nut width, 25 1/4” scale, 3 3/8”:body depth. A few minor nicks keep this from mint condition.the guitar has been well maintained and is effortless to play. Fine tone and response .
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2000 Zeidler Jazz Deluxe

$22,000
A beautiful example of John Zeidler’s flawless workmanship. 18” wide oval hole cutaway fully carved arch top guitar. 25.5 scale 1 3/4” nut width,2 7/8” body depth. Lovely tone and response.stunning figured maple back , sides and neck. A fine handmade instrument.
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1995 Gibson Citation

$14,500
A fine instrument. The Citation was Gibson’s top of ten line arch top at the time this was made. Mint condition other than a strap button installed on the heel, this guitar is effortless to play and setup perfectly. The acoustic electric sound is nothing short of superb.Beautiful flamed maple back, sides and neck. 17” wide body, 1 11/16” nut width and 25” scale.
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2018 D’Ambrosio Noncutaway

$9,000
A fine handmade guitar by Otto D’Ambrosio. Otto has a great reputation for restoration and building. He is a designer for the Eastman custom shop. This is a guitar made by him alone. 17 “ body width , 1 7/8” nut width and 25 1/5” scale. The guitar has a lovely tone and response. It so fitted with a custom humbucking pickup in the sound hole. Specifications from the builder : Body Model and...
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1943 Gibson SJ

$13,500
Big sounding banner SJ with a maple neck ,and mahogany back and sides. The guitar has had a pro neck set, action set medium . There is some overspray touch up around the neck heel and a small repaired side crack near the heel. Otherwise , original finish, bracing and bridge plate. Cool skunk stripe top .
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~1924 Gibson A-2Z

$4,250
A lovely , crack free , Loar period snakehead. The A-2Z has been considered one of the coolest A models. Excellent tone, volume and response. Currently fitted with a slightly earlier aluminum top bridge. The original owner’s initials are imprinted at the lower end of the back of the headstock. The label says A-2Z, the serial number is too faded to read. Otherwise, no repairs or modifications. A...
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~1930 Martin 5K

$10,500
The top of the line , pearl inlaid koa uke. This is a beautiful, no excuses, crack free original example. Fine sound and action. Lovely curly koa wood top, sides and back. A really nice ukulele .
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~1940 Martin 3M

$2,500
A fine sounding and playing Mahogany style 3 ukulele. No cracks or repairs, ten use does show some playing wear a new a few scratches. Celluloid ornament on top and stripe down tehe fingerboard. The style 3 was next to the top of the line .
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1933 Epiphone Triumph

$4,500
Hard to find ,Epiphone masterbilt Triumph. Not sure why the headstock says Deluxe, but it is a Triumph. No cracks, fine original condition. 15 3/8” body width.The back of the neck shows wear through the finish , though it may have been sanded many years ago. The neck profile is unaltered. Cool asymmetrical headstock shape.Nice punchy sound.
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1931 Gibson L-5

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An exceptional guitar. This instrument was featured in the Metropolitan Museum exhibit,Guitar Heroes. A fine crack free example. The tone is as good as it gets. Immediately responsive and effortless to play. SOLD
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1969 Gibson Super 400C

$12,500
Clean and original Super400 Cutaway with a factory Johnny Smith pickup. Pro refret and an actual D’Aquisto bridge. Narrow nut, orange label. A fine instrument.
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1918 Stahl Style 9

$9,500
A fancy single 0 style Larson Brothers guitar. 13 1/2” wide, 25” scale ,1 13/16 nut width. A few repaired cracks ( center seam and a couple if hairlines on the back ) but original finish and good neck angle. That special Larson sound, resonant with a presence and more bite than a Martin.
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1953 Gibson EM-200

$6,500
A very cool and distinctive electric Gibson mandolin in a bright orange custom color. This mandolin was one of two made to introduce the model at the 1953 NAMM show. This model is a very usable eight string electric instrument with a real mandolin sound. The mandolin shows a few small marks , but is in super clean original condition. My friend acquired this from a lady about 15 years ago who had...
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1999 Gibson Super 400C

$8,500
Hutch signed Super 400. Fine resonant guitar ,equipped with a modern McCarty pickup. Original COA. Fine curly maple back sides and neck. A little bit of flaking in the finish at the neck , otherwise super clean condition.
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1984 Gilchrist F-5

$17,500
A fine handmade instrument by one of the leading mandolin builders. This F-5 is an earlier example with the smooth S-holes , like on Ronnie McCoury’s mandolin. Fine sound and volume, the mandolin has no cracks or repairs,but does show some checking and pick wear. Lovely woods and workmanship.
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2006 Mirabella Jazz Classic

$6,500
A fine handmade jazz guitar by noted builder Cris Mirabella . Laminated construction with humbucking pickup, this model is designed for live gigging , plugged in use, though it retains a fine acoustic tone. 16” wide body, 25 1/5” scale and 1 11/16” nut width.
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1953 Martin 5-18

$3,400
A fine original condition 5-18. This model is a small guitar designed to be tuned up a minor third higher than standard. Standard 18 style appointments, mahogany back and sides , Sitka spruce top. No cracks or issues. This model was used notably by Marty Robbins.
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1991 D’Aquisto Excel

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One of only two non cutaway Excels made by the Master James D’Aquisto. One of the finest sounding acoustic archtops I have had . The guitar was rebound by Cris Mirabella and remains in beautiful crack free condition. Sold !
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1999 Gilchrist 16” Archtop

$22,500
A virtuallly Unplayed Gilchrist archtop. Known for his amazing mandolins, he has built beautiful archtops for many years. His are a modern interpretation based on the original Loar L-5s. Varnish finish, stunning woods and a huge acoustic voice,
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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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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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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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1941 Stromberg Deluxe

$16,500
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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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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