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1945 Gibson Southern Jumbo Banner

$10,500
(Order No. 2426-13) Excellent minus condition, original sunburst finish showing playing wear. I'm guessing a bit on the year, but its either a 1944 or a 1945. Original banner peghead wartime Gibson. This is a tremendous guitar - the sound just rolls out of it. The more you dig in, the more the guitar gives back. The sound is very full, rich and well balanced. These are the most sought after of...
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1964 Fender® Jazzmaster™

$4,950
(Serial No. L40116) Excellent condition, made in USA, pre-CBS production. Sunburst finish with the tortoise guard. 100% original down to the screws, a 1964 neck stamp, weighs 7lbs. 6 oz. pounds, 25.5 inch scale with the 1 11/16 inch nut width and 7 1/4 inch fretboard radius. Has an unbound rosewood fretboard on the maple neck, clay dot position markers, and a medium C shaped profile that gets...
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1963 Fender® Stratocaster®

$18,250
(Serial No. 96279) Excellent but well-played condition. If you are looking for the classic gig guitar - this is it. This is the guitar all of the "Relic" series wants to be. Well played Strat in the sunburst finish. Everything is original, no routes or refins. The profile on the B profile neck is amazing and the back of the neck is glass smooth from all the playing. Nicely flamed maple in the...
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1974 Fender® Telecaster®

$3,250
(Serial No. 649639) Excellent condition. This is the classic Telecaster blond finish with the blue grain lines showing through. Has the black logo and single string tree on the peghead. Neck is dead straight with a nice and slightly chunky "B" profile. Has the original frets that have been dressed but are still playable. Completely original finish, hardware and electronics, with no routes and no...
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2005 Gibson Les Paul Custom (Custom Shop)

$2,950
(Serial No. CS52463) Excellent plus condition. From the Custom Shop and stamped on the back of the peghead. Great playing and sounding Les Paul you can play all night, as it only weighs 9 Lbs. All original hardware and electronics. Ebony fretboard with big pearl block inlays. Looks to have very little playing time, as there is almost no wear on the gold hardware. Does have a few minor nicks and...
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2001 Gibson Les Paul Studio Plus

$1,100
(Serial No. 01661624) Near mint with a few minor nicks from playing. Translucent red finish, solid unbound mahogany body (standard weight - not chambered) with an AA flamed maple top, mahogany neck with a rounded 1959 profile, 22 fret fretboard with pearloid trapezoid inlays, gold hardware, two huge-sounding humbucking pickups with hot Alnico magnets - a 490R in the neck position and a 498T in...
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2002 Guild® Bluesbird™ P-90 AAA top

$1,650
(Serial number CM000504) Mint unplayed condition, amber top finish. This is 2002 Corona CA made reintroduction of the Bluesbird with Nightbird styling, AAA grade flamed arched maple top, mahogany body routed for tone chambers, 2 P-90 soapbar pickups with controls, pickup selector swich in upper bass bout, tune-0-matic bridge, stop tailpiece, bound top, pearl logo and Chesterfield peghead inlay,...
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1973 Gibson SG SPECIAL

$1,600
(Serial No. 774573) Excellent condition. Brown finish. All original. Has 2 black mini-humbucking pickups with visible poles, chrome hardware, old style 3 point pickguard, 3 way selector switch, tune-0-matic bridge in rectangular housing, dot fingerboard inlay, and a pearl logo in the peghead. Good playing and sounding guitar, just set up. Frets are good, neck is straight, no repairs noted. The...
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1972 Gibson SG STANDARD

$2,350
(Serial No. 900180) Excellent condition. Brown finish. All original. Very punchy original metal P-90 humbucking pickups with exposed poles, chrome hardware, original small pickguard, 3 way selector switch, the long travel Schaller "harmonica" tune-o-matic bridge, block fingerboard inlays, bound rosewood fretboard, and a pearl logo and crown in the peghead. Excellent playing and sounding guitar,...
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1962 Martin D-28

$8,250
(Serial No. 181410) Excellent condition. This is an outstanding bluegrass guitar with all the punch you expect in a older Martin. Nicely aged spruce top and highly figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides. I suspect this guitar had a recent neck set, as the action is perfect. No cracks or crack repairs - not even a guard crack. Has the standard 1 11/16 inch nut and an ebony fingerboard and...
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1961 Martin D-28

$8,000
(Serial No. 179644) Excellent condition. This is an outstanding bluegrass guitar with all the punch you expect in a older Martin. Nicely aged spruce top and highly figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides. This guitar was gone though recently by luthier Dave Sheppard who reset the neck and dressed the frets. No cracks or crack repairs - not even a guard crack. Has the standard 1 11/16 inch nut...
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1955 Martin D-28

$12,500
(Serial No. 144623) Excellent condition. This is a powerful bluegrass guitar with all the punch and drive you expect in a older Martin. Finish and hardware are original. Nicely aged spruce top and old growth straight grain Brazilian rosewood back and sides. This guitar was throughly gone though recently by luthier Harry Eibert in NY who reset the neck, dressed the frets, set up the guitar, and...
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1949 Martin D-28

$15,500
(Serial No. 112168) Excellent condition. This is what a good bluegrass guitar is all about. Has a Sitka spruce top and nice straight grain Brazilian rosewood back and sides. The figure in the sides is spectacular. The only crack repair I see is the usual repaired pickguard crack. Finish is original and shows the usual nicks and dings and some buckle wear on the back. Tuners are late 1950's...
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1969 Martin D-18

$3,250
(Serial No. 252108) Excellent minus condition. This is the classic Martin D-18 - solid mahogany back and sides and a solid spruce top. Original finish shows some playing wear as this guitar did duty in countless bluegrass jams here in Virginia. Neck is straight, neck set was just reset by luthier Jack Dillen in Asheville, NC, and the frets are fine. Brazilian rosewood fretboard and bridge. Bridge...
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1954 Martin 000-18

$4,800
(Serial No. 141513) Excellent plus condition. Nicely aged spruce top and mahogany back and sides. Martin is supposed to have used Andirondack spruce for the tops until the early 50's, but no one can really tell by looking at it. To be sure, you have put it under a microscope in a lab. This is a beautiful piece of crossgrained spruce. Weighs almost nothing - this guitar is light as a feather. The...
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1948 Martin 000-18

$5,500
(Serial No. 108119) Excellent minus condition. Nicely aged spruce top and mahogany back and sides. Martin is supposed to have used Andirondack spruce for the tops until the early 50's, but no one can really tell by looking at it. To be sure, you have put it under a microscope in a lab. The open back Kluson tuners are original. Rosewood peghead overlay with gold Martin script. Has that nice meaty...
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1930 Martin Style C

$2,950
(Serial No. 14783) Excellent condition showing only minor playing wear. Martin made 5 grades of flatback mandolins, from A to E. The Style A and Style B mandolins are easily found, but the higher grades are more difficult to locate, with Style C being the middle grade. Its a earlier Style C with the colored wood marquetry top binding. Adirondack spruce top with beautifully grained Brazilian...
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2007 Sumi F5

$3,650
(Serial No. 00207) Excellent condition, uniform reddish finish. Looking for a hand built professional grade F5 mandolin? It has a hand carved 500 year old Japanese red spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, nickle hardware, thin lacquer finish, and a flat 1 1/8 nut on the ebony fingerboard. Neck has a soft v profile. Triple bound body and headstock, pearl logo and torch peghead inlay. Sumi is...
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1995 Phoenix Ultra

$6,150
(Serial No. 168) Excellent plus condition, medium red brown sunburst finish. Rolfe Gerhart has been building mandolins since 1971. He's figured out how to get the sound out of them. This is a two point A style specifically designed & voiced for medium gauge strings. It has a hand-carved Douglas fir top, flamed solid red maple maple back with carbon fiber truss rod, maple sides and neck, carbon...
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1983 Luke Thompson F5

$3,250
(Built June 25, 1983) There were not a lot of choices in quality luthier hand built F5s in the 1980s - Randy Wood, Sargent, Givens and Thompson come to mind. If you were picking bluegrass in Texas or Lousiana you saw Luke Thompson mandolins in the hands of most of the better pickers. Luke and his sons built mandolins in Baton Rouge, LA. This one has a one piece maple back and solid spruce top,...
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1964 Gibson A5 (Two point)

$2,250
(Serial No. 177951) Excellent condition, cherry sunburst finish. The Gibson A5 has had a lot of different configurations over the years. This era A5 has the oval soundhole and the two point body shape, as used by Jethro Burns. Flamed maple back and sides, F5 style peghead with a pearl logo and crown onlay, flat rosewood fretboard with a 1 1/8 inch nut, and a newer rosewood bridge. Nickle...
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1955 Gibson j-160e

$4,950
(Serial No. W1727-29) Excellent condition. This was the model that John Lennon owned and played. It was also used by George Harrison and features on several famous Beatles recordings including Please Please Me, A Hard Days Night and many more throughout the 60s. Has a dark sunburst finish, one P-90 type pickup with endpin jack, laminated spruce top, mahogany back and sides, 20 frets, rosewood...
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1935 Dobro Model 25/27

$1,500
(No serial number) Excellent condition, roundneck, sunburst finish. This is a Regal built Dobro with either a birch or mahogany body and mahogany neck, f-holes on the upper bout, bound top and back, no sound well. All the finish and hardware is original, including the original cone. Strap button added at the heel. As there is no serial number, it could have been built as early as 1937 or as late...
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2000 Taylor 810CE

$1,900
(Serial No. 20001111132) Excellent minus condition showing some minor pick wear and a few dings. Excellent guitar for those pickers looking for the power of the classic rosewood/spruce dreadnaught. Higher grade Taylor with a premium Sitka spruce top, quartersawn Indian rosewood back and sides, soft Venetian cutaway, ebony fingerboard and bridge, abalone rosette, pearl progressive diamond inlay on...
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1994 Breedlove DR Deluxe

$2,350
(Serial No. 7517) Excellent near mint condition. I have always thought Breedlove instruments were of very high quaility, but their non-traditional appearance just wasn't for me. When they brought out the Traditional series I started to take notice. This is a very fine bluegass guitar. Has all the good stuff, Indian rosewood back and sides, Adirondack red spruce top, advanced scalloped braces,...
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1969 Martin D-18

$3,250
(Serial No. 246822) Excellent plus condition. This is the classic Martin D-18 - solid mahogany back and sides and a solid spruce top. Original finish shows some very minor checking as would be expected on a 44 year old guitar. Very clean original guitar - not even a strap button at the heel, and almost no signs of playing wear. Neck is straight, neck set is good and the frets are fine. Brazilian...
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1924 Martin Style B

$1,500
(Serial No. 11167) Excellent condition with very little playing wear. This is the early style cutout peghead with the Martin stamp embossed on the back and no decal on the front. Beautifully grained Brazilian rosewood back and sides, spruce top, herringbone rosette and back strip, and an ebony fingerboard with slotted diamond inlays. Good neck and frets, plays nice with a low action but still has...
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1925 Martin Style B

$1,500
(Serial Number #11964) Excellent condition. This is the early style cutout peghead with the Martin stamp embossed on the back and no decal on the front. Spectacular grained dark chocolate colored Brazilian rosewood back and sides, spruce top, herringbone rosette and back strip, and an ebony fingerboard with slotted diamond inlays. Good neck and frets, plays nice with a low action but still has...
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1957 Gibson L-7C

$4,950
(Serial No. A22740) Excellent condition, sunburst finish. 17 inch body with a carved solid spruce top, carved maple back, sides and neck, bound 25 1/2 inch scale Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with split parallelogram pearl inlay, top is triple bound, pearl logo and crown peghead inlay. All hardware and finish is original. The original pickguard was cut out and drilled for a pickup in the distant...
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1958 Gibson J-200

$11,750
(Serial No. A28033) Excellent condition. I'm not usually much for J-200s, but this one really caught my attention - it actually sounds and plays great! Big open sound, very well balanced, without the usual tubbiness of a jumbo or the harshness of most maple guitars. The J-200 is the "King of the Flattops" with a 17 inch lower bout, solid spruce top, curly maple back and sides, original gold...
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