Laurence Wexer Ltd.
Laurence Wexer
212-532-2994
New York, NY
7:21 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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2013 Trenier Broadway

$6,500
A fine handmade archtop by Bryant Trenier. 17” wide, 1 11/16” nut, 25” scale, walnut back and sides . Basically, in unplayed condition , other than an added strap button. Excellent warn round tone and easy response.
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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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1992 Campellone Standard

$4,500
This guitar is the first Standard model made by Mark Campellone. A lovely hand built guitar. Attractive woods. No repairs or issues.17” wide, 1 11/16” nut width.
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1952 Martin D-28

$10,500
Fine sounding early 50s D-28. The guitar shows some playing wear but no cracks. Fine straight grained Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka spruce top. Bridge, bridge plate, and bracing are all original and correct.Good action and a big voice.
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2019 D’Ambrosio Allegro Special

$13,500
A truly beautiful guitar made by a very talented builder. D’Ambrosio has worked with John Monteleone , at the Guild factory, and is currently the custom designer for Eastman. This is a fine instrument built by him alone . The Specs, According to the builder ,Otto D’Ambrosio , are ; 16 inch lower bout European Spruce top European Flame maple back and sides New england Hard Rock maple...
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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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2005 Benedetto Bucky Pizzarelli

$6,950
Rare Bucky Pizzarelli model 7 string Benedetto . Label signed by Bob Made during the Guild era . only 8 were made . Laminate spruce top , 16” wide , 2 “ nut . Comes with Bucky’s Calton case ( this was owned by a friend of his , not Buckys) . No issues or repairs .
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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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1961 Gibson ES-335

$30,000
A fine and all original dot neck 335. PAF pickups. No repairs or alterations. Nice feeling neck; rounded and slightly smaller than a 59 , but not the flat neck. Rich sounding pickups. A bit of checking commensurate with age but no playing wear .
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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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1958 Gibson L-5c

$10,500
1958 Gibson L-5c $1,000 off
A classic archtop , equipped with a floating DeArmond pickup. Select curly maple back , sides and neck, spruce top. A nice original guitar with no cracks or issues. Two tiny screw holes near the tailpiece ( I cant figure out why) . Otherwise just some checking and normal signs of age. Minimal playing wear and good neck angle . ( new price, was $11,500)
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1967 Gibson Tal Farlow

$8,750
A stunningly clean Tal Farlow in Viceroy brown sunburst finish. The guitar shows no playing wear and looks almost new. All original with no issues or repairs. The nut is the narrower one , typical of the period . Playability and neck feel are excellent . A very rare model; only 215 original made.
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1929 Martin 00-28

$18,500
A beautiful example of a True steel string 12 fret 00-28. No cracks, TJ Thompson neck set. Great tone and response. A few signs of light wear , but a fine original , no excuses guitar. Adirondack spruce top, straight grain Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. Herringbone top trim.
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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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1923 Martin 000-18

$15,000
A beautiful, near mint guitar. 12 fret , long scale 000 with Mahogany back and sides. No cracks, perfect action . Has had light strings on it for years and handles them perfectly. Beautiful tone and response
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1935 Martin 00-42

$28,500
A fine and rare pearl trimmed prewar Martin. Obtained from the family of the original owner, this is an unmolested and original guitar . The instrument does show playing wear , but no abuse. There is a minor side crack and the bridge has been reglued . The guitar appears to never having had a neck set and action is fine as is. Fine sound , as one would expect. A high end and cool guitar.
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1951 Gibson L-7CN

$6,500
Lovely blonde cutaway L-7 from the early 50s. Full feeling , comfortable neck. Not too big, just right. Pro refret and repro pickguard with a floating pickup make the guitar gig ready and a pleasure to play. No cracks or repairs. Excellent acoustic sound , as well.
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1940 Gibson SJ-100

$26,000
Fine original SJ-100: this is the prewar Mahogany version of the SJ-200. 17" jumbo body, maple neck, mahogany back and sides, Adirondack spruce top. Second version with "batwing " bridge and standard headstock. From the original owners family, recent pro neck set and refret at Mass Street Music. Perfect playability and wonderful warm and huge sound. Minor side crack and pick guard crack...
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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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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 lovely mahogany back, sides top, and neck. As nice a one as you will find.
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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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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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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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1986 Gibson Johnny Smith

$7,500
1986 Gibson Johnny Smith 12 % off
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. ( new lower price , was $8500 )
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1941 Stromberg Deluxe

$18,500
1941 Stromberg Deluxe 34 % 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 22 % 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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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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