Steve Swan Guitars
High Quality New and Used Acoustic Guitars

(650) 515-1014

    Prewar, mid-1940s Martins coming

 Among the prewar and mid-1940s Martin guitars coming in January are an early 1935 D-18, a a 1940 OOO-28, and a few 1940-46 D-18s and D-28s. Keep an eye on the “What’s New” section of this front page!

    Shop Hours for this week:   


-Saturday 1-13     9 am – 5 pm  


-Monday 1-15         9 am – 5 pm

-Tuesday 1-16           9 am – 5 pm

-Wednesday 1-17        9 am – 5 pm

-Thursday 1-18         9 am – 5 pm

-Friday 1-19              9 am – 5 pm

-Saturday 1-20            9 am – 5 pm


It is always best to set an appointment time in advance.

Get your name on the want list!

A number of high quality consignment guitars are heading to the shop from every corner of the U.S.A. and beyond. Some recent arrivals have been sold or put on hold before they even make it to the website listing. I am continuing to keep keep a want list for those players that want to get in line for something very specific in very nice playing condition. Please email or call to discuss your particular requirements.


      What’s New

– 1939 Martin D-45     Neck Reset, finish work

– 1935 Martin D-18     Recent neck reset, refret

– 1957 Fender Esquire        Very clean, Original parts

– 1953 Gibson J45             Full-bodied voice, easy playing

– 1946 Martin OOO-18            4-piece Adirondack top

– 1916 Gibson F-4 mandolin          Beautiful sound

– 1949 Martin D-28            Very strong and complex voice


                In the repair shop

– Nothing at the moment


               Coming Soon

  • 1935 Martin D-18            Great sounding player. Original finish.
  • 1940 Martin OOO-28      Clean and original
  • 1952 Fender Telecaster     Very clean and tidy. With original case
  • 1936 Martin D-18           Clean and bright finish, 3 repaired top cracks
  • 1970 Martin D-35S         Clean, Brazilian Rosewood back and sidesIn the Repair Shop

       String Bass Website

See our companion website for the complete inventory and related material for the bass violins in stock.

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