Van Hoose Vintage Instruments
Thomas Van Hoose
972-998-8176 cell
Carrollton, TX
2:36 PM
By appointment only.

To order an instrument, first call or FAX to confirm that the instrument is still available. Within the US we accept money orders, cashier's checks, certified checks, or bank transfer. Outside the US, please send US dollars on a US bank or bank transfer. Payment must include the purchase price plus shipping and insurance charges. Please send payments to Tom Van Hoose, 2722 Raintree Drive, Carrollton, TX 75006 USA. Layaway plan voids approval period. A 25% non-refundable deposit will hold any instrument for 30 days. No COD's are accepted. We reserve the right to change prices without notice.

The customer pays all shipping, insurance, and bank charges including all charges for returned merchandise. All insurance claims are the responsibility of the customer. Shipping will be via Federal Express unless other arrangements are made.

Upon receipt of the merchandise, if you are dissatisfied with the purchase, please notify us within 24 hours and we will refund your money, less shipping costs, as soon as the instrument is returned to us in the same condition as when shipped (except for layaways).

Found 25 matches

~2010 Sonata A-style

$250
This is a near-mint Sonata A-style mandolin that Christ DeRose has used for several years for specialized recording and performances with many notable artists. It has a great voice, and comes with its OSC.
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1966 Gibson ES-335

$4,500
This is a very special 1966 Gibson 335TDC from the collection of Chris DeRose, an exceptional guitarist who has used this guitar in countless performances with the Chris DeRose Quartet, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and several well-known artists including Tom Jones, Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Willie Nelson, the Pointer Sisters, Shirley MacLaine, Bo Diddley, the Fifth Dimension, Bob Hope and many...
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~1965 Harptone Acoustic guitar pickup

$150
Nice vintage Harptone acoustic guitar pickup with wiring, volume pot, no knob; reads 2.09 ohms.
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1990 Lawrence A-400 acoustic pickup

$100
Nice Bill Lawrence acoustic archtop humbucking pickup with wiring, mounting bracket, and box with mounting instructions inside; reads 2.30 ohms.
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1980 Shadow AZ-48 archtop pickup

$100
This is a very nice Attila Zoller archtop humbucking pickup made by Shadow of West Germany, as new in the box with wiring and instructions, screws for mounting, and the JS-type mounting bracket that attaches to either side of the fretboard extension; reads 14.8 ohms.
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~1985 Bartolini mini-humbucker

$100
Very nice Bartolini mini-humbucking pickup with wood bezel and lead wire, in original box; reads 8.98 ohms.
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~1959 Dearmond Mandolin pickup

$250
Very nice Dearmond mandolin pickup from 1959+ with original neck rod, volume pod , knob, and cable; reads 7.94 ohms.
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1969 Dearmond Model 40 acoustic pickup

$350
Near-mint Dearmond model 40 acoustic guitar pickup with volume and tone control pod, knobs, original cable, mounting screws, and original box; reads 7.51 ohms.
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~1960 Dearmond Rhythm Chief archtop pickup

$500
Excellent Dearmond Rhythm Chief pickup with volume and tone control pod, no knobs; uses screw-on cable; reads 7.98 ohms.
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~1959 Dearmond FHC archtop pickup

$450
Very nice Dearmond FHC archtop pickup with volume pot, no knob, and screw-on cable; reads 18.19 ohms.
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~1959 Dearmond FHC archtop pickup

$400
Nice Dearmond FHC archtop pickup with volume pot; no volume knob, uses screw-on cable; rewards 8.68 ohms.
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~1965 Dearmond Gold foil

$500
Here is a matched set of neck and bridge Dearmond gold foil pickups from the mid-1960s in excellent condition, with outputs of 7.6 and 7.69K respectively. Great for a solid body guitar with low profile and nice sound.
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~1985 T. W. Doyle humbuckers

$500
This is a pair of Tom Doyle humbucking pickups complete with original wiring harnesses. Tom was Les Paul's luthier and all-around go-to guy for all things related to Les' gigs and guitars, and he designed and made these pickups to sound big and full and hum-free. Very rare and in excellent condition, with 4.32 and 4.54K output. Nice drop-in for a two-pickup archtop or thinline guitar.
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~1985 Grover Imperial tuners

$200
Here is a very nice, ANIB set of Grover Imperial chrome tuners complete with bushings and screws and box. Tight, easy to install!
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~1985 Grover Imperial tuners

$250
This is a very nice, ANIB set of gold Grover Imperial tuners complete with bushings, screws, and box. Never used; ready to install!
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~1975 Gibson Mini-humbucker

$750
This is an as-new and unused vintage Gibson patent-number mini-humbucker from the 1970s. Measures 6.08 ohms; for Firebird and Crest guitars etc. Very nice!
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1970 Amp handle combo

$25
Here is a complete amp handle with brackets and screws for a 1970s era combo amp. Excellent condition.
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~1948 Vintage 3-on-a-plate tuners

$100
This is a matched set of left and right 3-on-a-plate tuners with original buttons and gears that work very well. No issues, will keep a guitar in tune, and both have the standard 4 screw holes for attachment to the back of a guitar's headstock. Vintage and original, ideal for a replacement or restoration project.
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1996 Monteleone Eclipse Special

$95,000
Serial # 160 is a Monteleone Eclipse 17" Special created by John in 1996 featuring a striking violin red finish and highly-figured curly maple back, sides, and neck. This instrument was purchased in 1998 by Robert James Waller, author of the Bridges of Madison County and numerous other novels and was a particular favorite of his. Robert nicknamed this guitar "Sugar" because of the notable...
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1991 Gibson The Super 400

$15
New, unsold and unfolded dust jackets for the first edition of The Gibson Super 400 - Art of the fine Guitar book by Thomas Van Hoose, PhD. Ideal replacement for your worn/torn first edition hardcover book if needed!
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1991 Gibson Super 400

$75
New, unsold First Edition of The Gibson Super 400 - Art of the Fine Guitar by Thomas Van Hoose, PhD. The is the hardcover edition and comes complete with dust jacket; new and available only from the author. Signed by the author if desired.
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Gibson Citation

$1,000
This is a very rare case for an original Gibson Citation. It is very similar to the prewar Gibson Super 400 cases made by Geib. The exterior covering is a dark brown leather in excellent condition, and the interior is lined with a golden brown padded plush material also in excellent condition. It is a 5-latch case with one missing its lower half. Nice original leather-covered handle. The...
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2011 Anthony Wilson Seasons - Live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

$20
Here is THE guitar CD/DVD package - "Seasons, a Song Cycle for Guitar Quartet", composed and led by Anthony Wilson and featuring Steve Cardenas, Chico Pinheiro, and Julian Lage. Recorded live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on April 10, 2011 during the exhibition "Guitar Heroes - from Italy to New York," and played exclusively on John Monteleone's 4 Seasons guitars. The DVD gives the...
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2007 John Southern "Talkin' Guitars - Dr. Tom Van Hoose, Archtop Guitar Authority"

$20
This is John Southern's hour-long interview with Dr. Tom Van Hoose on the subject of archtop guitars, their history and development, the market for these fine instruments, and much more. This video was done in Tom's home and features many guitars from his personal collection. Sound and playing samples are included that illustrate the various types of archtops and how they sound in a musical...
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"The Gibson Super 400" by Thomas Van Hoose

$25
AVAILABLE directly from the author, the second softcover edition of the Super 400 book offers a wealth of information about Gibson's finest archtop guitar, plus the bonus of a minibook on the Gibson L5 and a chapter on competitors such as D'Angelico, Stromberg, D'Aquisto, Epiphone, and Benedetto. The softcover 2nd edition is $ 25.00 plus shipping. These can be personally autographed to the...
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