Vintage Licks Guitars
Vintage Licks Guitars
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~1935 National Guitar Co. DOBRO Fiddle Edge #32/35

$2,600
National DOBRO No. 32/35 (?) Round neck Fiddle Edge 1935-39 It’s well established that metal body DOBRO resonators were made by National Guitar Company in the DOBRO plant, Los Angeles California and the Regal factory in Chicago Illinois only between 1935 and ~1941, that’s it and they were all fiddle edge. This example conforms to a typical No. 32/35 in that it has the sheet metal body with...
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~1936 Gibson - Kalamazoo KG14

$2,200
I know I know there hasn’t been a KG14 on my site for awhile now, but what can I say, I’m very careful about choosing these and it’s better for you that I’m fussy. Mid 1930′s Kalamazoo KG14 set up for even the most accomplished player with comfy action of 3-2 and well suited for finger style or slide play. Perfect intonation. Smooth neck and crack free sans a few surface lines and minor dings...
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1957 C. F. Martin 000-21 w/ Adirondack Top

$7,000
This is a 1957 C. F. Martin 000-21 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar made in Nazareth, PA, natural finish, tight grained Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Adirondack red spruce top; mahogany neck with nicely figured Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and bridge. Tapered straight braced and light as a feather with essentially the same specs developed in the mid-forties. These are rare birds indeed...
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1950 C. F. Martin 000-18

$5,000
1950 C. F. Martin 000-18 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar made in Nazareth, PA, natural finish, mahogany back and sides, mystery spruce top (to us anyway) mahogany neck with nicely figured Brazilian rosewood fingerboard & bridge with original dark tortoise shell pickguard. Tapered straight braced and light as a feather with essentially the same specs developed in the mid-forties. Everything is...
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1964 Gibson - Epiphone FT79 Texan

$4,500
The venerable Epiphone FT-79 Texan model flat top acoustic guitar, made in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1964. What a musical instrument! Sir Paul certainly knew what he was doing when he bought his 1964 Texan just down the street from the Ed Sullivan Theater the week of The Beatles first shows in the US. But oh, there is so much more to these iconic guitars. This gorgeous faded shade top example...
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1952 Gibson J-50

$5,000
Deep woody tone, bright highs and sizzling mid-range…. any truly serious player must have a J45 or J50 in the lineup. These are truly sensational guitars! The mahogany back and sides are finished light and the top is a natural colored straight grain Sitka spruce. Gibson was known for using their best woods for the natural top models. And this example is no exception with the lacquer aged to...
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Various Various

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Various Period Chipboard Cases Most guitars I acquire are found in this type of case. When I ship a guitar to a customer, I usually send in a new proper hard case unless they want an old one. These examples are left to remain in my storage because I hate to throw them away. Pictured here are 30s, 40s, 50s-60s-70s chipboard with either leather or plastic handles. Conditions and sizes vary, but...
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~1930 Unknown Baritone Uke

$250
Vintage 30s-40s Faux Alligator Chipboard Baritone Uke Cool Vintage 1930s-40s faux alligator chipboard Baritone Uke case. Extremely rare to find in this condition and so clean. Upper bout = 8 1/4" , Lower bout = 11 1/2" Total length = 36" All of the cases offered are vacuumed cleaned and free of any odors. Please visit my website for cool vintage guitars.
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Unknown 00

$150
We receive Gibson – Kalamazoo - Martin 00 flat tops in these cases all the time. A step above chip board, these hard cases are fine for those who want more protection than a chip board offers but want that old Mojo look for reasonable $. All of the cases offered are vacuumed cleaned and free of any odors. Others like this available....please visit my website.
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~1935 G&S Geib Chicago 00 Gibson

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***SOLD*** 1930s G&S Geib Chicago Chipboard 1930s G&S Geib Chicago faux alligator chipboard case typical of what most of the Gibson L00 and Kalamazoo’s arrive to me in. All hardware, latches and original sausage handle fully functional. Rare example of the light brown faux alligator with chocolate piping and purple lining with intact pick box with diamond imprint. This one has survived in...
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~1900 Ditson Empire - Parlor

$1,800
Best I’ve been able to determine is this is “The Empire Guitar" from the Stringed Instrument Division of the Ditson Company Boston-New York-Philadelphia circa 1900 or possibly earlier? These guitars were made for Ditson by several companies, two were Martin and Lyon & Healy. There is no provenance as to the actual maker of this one. My example is missing its label but I’ve shown 2 photos of a...
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1934 Gibson Kalamazoo KG11 Senior

$2,200
The KG 11 Senior model, although never cataloged, offers slightly higher style than the standard KG-11. You'll find a subtle sunburst on the front of the headstock, binding on the back as well as the front of the body, an original nitrocellulose fire stripe pick guard and white bridge and end pins. The factory order number dates the guitar to 1934 and several special features confirm this...
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1968 Guild® F212

$2,400
So...you're looking at vintage 12 strings eh? Maybe this one will remind you of the time you couldn't keep your eyes off that gorgeous MILF sitting down at the end of the bar....well, this is that girl again (taking the form of a 12 string). If you let her she can show you some stuff...ride you like a '56 Buick or a '49 hard tail ...this guitar IS for the bump and grind. Manufactured at the R....
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~1940 SS Stewart, Harmony, B & J Archtop, 4008-9

$450
SS Stewart Acoustic archtop model 4008 or 4009 - circa 1940s made by Harmony. Sunburst with faux flame - Distributed by B & J - Based on the Harmony H950 Spruce top with a birch body construction. Nut width is 1 5/8". The neck is straight. The action recently set up. Mighty good blues picker. Hit the website ad and see it played. Offered "as is" but very cool! www.vintagelicksguitars.com
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1930 Dobro Model 55

$2,800
An absolute stunning survivor! Manufactured in Los Angeles California . Headstock stamped serial number 1741. "Patent Pend." stamped on the Fan Motif cover plate. 12 fret bound unfinished Red Bean wood fret board with the identical round neck as a 1930s National Style O. Totally original right down to the engraved Fleur-de-lis tuners. Professionally set up for Spanish play by Gruhn Guitars,...
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