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1944 Martin D-28

$67,500
This extremely clean early 1944 Martin D-28 (87595) has been very well cared for and it is one of only 219 scallop-voiced D-28s made in 1944. The finish is bright and clean all over, with just a few blemishes. This guitar appears to be made with a Brazilian rosewood set from "the log", with the characteristic two-tone cooling separated by the dark band on the back. The sides of this beautifully...
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1942 Martin D-28

$80,000
This very tidy looking 1942 Martin D-28 (82509) is one of only 96 D-28s built that year. The guitar is in a fine state of preservation, though it was clearly used for performances. The voice is rich and even, responding easily to a light pick attack, or with a full robust voice when played with vigor. The medium grain width top is in good shape, with no cracks and pick wear mostly located below...
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1940 Martin D-28

$87,500
This 1940 Martin D-28 (74244) is extremely powerful sounding and is one of only 134 D-28s built in 1940. Very clean condition except for a patch buckle rash on the back. Medium-fine grain Adirondack spruce top has an excellent complex tap tone, has only a few small dings, a little visible sanding at the treble edge of the fingerboard extension, and the beginnings of a B string pickguard crack....
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1935 Martin D-28

$79,500
Early 1935 Martin D-28 (59394), one of only 81 D-28s built that year. Very strong and complex voice. Ordered December of 1934 from Chicago Musical Instrument Company and delivered about March of 1935. Comes with 1934 Martin catalogue, letter from sales manager W.G. Strait describing the new "pear shaped" dreadnought models not yet in the catalogue, and the original Bull's Head Harptone fiberboard...
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2013 Fender American Deluxe Jazz Bass

$995
This trade-in 2013 custom American Deluxe Jazz Bass (US 13135767) comes to the shop in "as new" condition. Custom features are the black binding and satin finish on the rear of the neck. Standard features include black pearl block inlays, active electronics, Heavy 1970s style ash body, and N3 pickups. With soft carrying bag. Photo set found on www.steveswanguitars.com
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1994 Fender Custom Shop "1962" Jazz Bass

$2,650
This 1994 Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition "1962" Stack Pot Jazz Bass (0557) comes from the John Page era and is one of the rare instruments designed and built by Alan Hamel. The attention to design details is very impressive, including "backwards" tuning gears, color correct Dakota Red matching headstock and body, Gold plated metal parts, and birdseye maple neck. Very comfortable weight and...
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2012 Fender Select Jazz Bass

$2,250
This 2012 Fender Select Jazz Bass (US 12188284) present in "As New" condition. Special Features are: Flame Maple body cap, Cinnamon sunburst finish color, Pearloid block inlay in rosewood fingerboard, Medium weight ash body, and either white or black pickguards. With super clean tweed covered hardshell case. Photos found on www.steveswanguitars.com
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1970 Gibson Johnny Smith

$6,500
This consignment 1970 Gibson Johnny Smith (104821) is in fine original condition and has only had a replacement pickguard made as any kind of repair. The fast action neck and 24 3/4" string scale makes playing the most difficult jazz passages a breeze. With the original hardshell case. See the shop website for a photo set.
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1989 Gibson L-4CES

$3,750
This consignment 1989 Gibson L-4CES (81384589) remains in near mint condition and has been maintained for traditional jazz play with flat wound strings. Nice tone and feel. With original hardshell case. Photos found on my regular website.
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2005 GUILD X-500

$2,950
This consignment 2005 Guild X-500 (CX 000032) remains in near mint condition and has been maintained for traditional play with flat wound strings. Nice feel and tone. With original hardshell case. Photos located on my main website
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1965 GUILD Starfire VI

$3,500
This consignment 1965 Guild Starfire VI guitar (40092) is in fine playing condition and shows just a little finish and gold plating wear from play. The original hardshell case is also in nice condition. Full text description and photo set are found at www.steveswanguitars.com
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1995 Fender Stratocaster

$9,950
This consignment 1965 Fender Stratocaster (L22108) is in fine playing condition and shows light normal play wear. There is a little finish disruption on the back from an old style vinyl covered coil cord that was left in the case. The one repair is am professional refret performed about 25 years ago. With the original hardshell case. Full text description and photo set found on ...
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2011 Martin OO-17 Limited Edition

$1,950
This consignment 2011 "Philadelphia Folk Festival 50th Anniversary" custom wide neck 14 fret OO-17 (1508833) remains in near mint condition and has a large voice for its size. Honduras Mahogany back, sides, top, and neck, Nickel plated Gotoh Grover style tuners, Rosewood headstock overlay with "C.F. Martin" decal, 1 3/4" nut width, Ebony fingerboard with abalone dots, Wood purflings, Black body...
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2013 Santa Cruz Guitar Company Custom OM

$9,950
This consignment 2013 Santa Cruz custom OM (OM-4598) has a nice assortment of fancy figured upgrade wood features that make it pretty special. Heavy bear claw figured Italian spruce top, Braziian rosewood back and sides, Koa binding and soundhole rosette purfling, Koa pin set with abalone dot, Advanced X-brace position. Played some, but kept in nearly mint condition, this OM has developed a very...
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1933 Martin OM-18

$14,500
This great sounding consignment 1933 Martin OM-18 (54576) has only a few crack repairs and replaced parts that keep the price very affordable. Adirondack spruce top with fine grain at the edges, Original bracing and bridgeplate intact and unaltered, Honduras Mahogany back, sides, and neck, Mixed set of period correct Grover clipped plate G-98 tuners with some mixed mounting screws and bushings,...
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Gibson Elvis Costello L-Century

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This consignment recent Gibson Elvis Costello L-Century reissue (02387005) remains in Mint condition, with virtually no sign of playing wear. This instrument attempts to recreate Elvis Costello's personal 1930s instrument that was lost in the Nashville Flood several years ago. Sitka spruce top, Flame Maple back and sides, Waverly G-93 style stunners, Pearloid, pearl, and rosewood headstock...
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1921 Gibson A2 mandolin

$2,150
This all-original 1921 (63940) Gibson A2 model mandolin remains in excellent plus condition and has a beautifully clear and complete voice. Gorgeous even spaced medium-fine grain Adirondack spruce top, Birch back, Mahogany neck, Original Waverly tuners, Clean, healthy, and unoxidized finger rest, Engraved tailpiece, Recent refret. The varnish and metal parts remain bright and clean. The bridge...
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1940 Martin D-28

$65,000
This consignment one-family late 1940 D-28 comes to the shop in extremely clean condition, having been stored unplayed in the midwestern family home for the last 30 or so years. The finished surfaces are clean and bright, as are the covered Grover G-111 tuners. There are small pick wear hits near the pickguard. The two modifications are: 1) Bridge shaved a little on the saddle area 2)...
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1935 Gibson Roy Smeck Stage De Luxe

$7,950
This robust sounding fully converted early 1935 Gibson Roy Smeck Stage De Luxe (FON 64A) is a welcome return to the shop after a couple of years in the home of the consigning owner. This one features the early specifications of: smaller 3 3/4" sound hole size, small and dark sunburst, and very little taper in body depth from neck to tail. This guitar has a very robust voice and likes to be played...
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1932 Lyon & Healy Style A

$3,500
This ca. 1932 (907) OO size Style A is a beautiful 12 fret instrument in nice shape. Brazilian rosewood back and sides, White spruce top with gold stenciled flower scroll decoration, Engraved pearl floral headstock inlay, Beautifully proportioned binding and top and side purflings, Replacement Waverly slothead tuners with pearl buttons, Bridge plate cap, Slightly larger replacement "smile"...
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