Steve Swan Guitars
High Quality New and Used Acoustic Guitars

(650) 515-1014

     Get your name on the want list!

From now through the end of the month 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.

   Festival Season Guitars

    In time for the outdoor music festival season, we have some great sounding and playing guitars coming soon or recently arrived with repairs or procedures that put them into the affordable “player” category. 1930s D-18s, a prewar herringbone D-28, 1947 D-28, 1948 D-28, 1950s D-28s, and more. Watch the inventory for arrival dates.

      What’s New

   – Early 1947 Martin D-28      Powerful and musical.

   – 1994 Fender Custom Shop Dakota Red Jazz Bass        Mint

   – 1964 Martin D-21      Cleaner than Grandma’s kitchen floor!

   – 1958 Martin D-28    Top refinish, New bridgeplate, big sound

   – 2006 Nashville Guitar Company 12 Fret D-18

   – 1924 Gibson A mandolin (Lloyd Loar era)

   – 2007 Joseph Camanella A style mandolin

   – 1972 Gibson blonde L-5         Clean, corroded gold plating

   – 1976 Martin sunburst D-18      Clean, with pickup


               Coming Soon

  • Early 1937 D-18     Good sounding player
  • 1948 Martin D-28       Clean condition, Bright and clean voice
  • 1935 Martin D-28   Clean, Rich tone, Replaced bridge
  • 1967 Martin D-18 shaded top         Clean
  • 1932 Martin OM-18 shade top       Big voice
  • 1931 Martin OM-28     A few repaired cracks
  • 1932 Martin OM-28     Clean and original, great tone
  • 1941 Martin D-28        Minor play wear, family instrument
  • 1968 Martin D-45       Play wear and a few repairs
  • 1941 Martin D-18        Very fine sounding player D-18
  • 1941 Martin D-28       Same owner since the 1970s
  • 1937 Martin D-18       Same owner since the 1960s

In the Repair Shop

  • Nothing for now

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

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