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1998 Gibson Super 400 CES (92958011)

This consignment 1998 Gibson Super 400 CES remains in mint condition and is a fine example of Gibson’s top-of-the-line 18″ jazz archtop model, with the natural finish clearly showing the fine wood selection. Fine grain Sitka Spruce top, Flame figured Maple back, sides, and neck, Gold plated hardware, Ebony fingerboard with pearl Super 400 inlay, […]

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Price: 11,000

1983 Gibson Super 400 CES (80013021)

This consignment 1983 Gibson Super 400 CES (80013021) remains in her mint condition, with slightly worn gold plating on the strap button being the primary evidence of any play wear. Fine grain Sitka Spruce top, Flame figured maple back and sides, Gold plated hardware, Ebony fingerboard with pearl 400 style inlay, Strung with flat wound […]

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Price: 7000

1976 Gibson L-5 CES (00204565)

This very clean consignment 1976 Gibson L-5 CES (00204565) is a fine example of what has been a workhorse gigging 17″ archtop model for jazz musicians for several decades. Sitka spruce top, Maple back, sides, and neck, Gold plated hardware, Ebony fingerboard with pearl block inlay, Ebony adjustable bridge, strung with flat wound strings for […]

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Price: 5500

1932 Gibson L-7 (90691)

This consignment 1932 Gibson L-7 (90691) has a rich, even voice and an especially beautiful flame figured maple back. Still a 16″ size in 1932, this L-7 has Maple back and sides, Mahogany neck Grover G-98 tuners, Bound headstock overlay, 1 3/4″ nut width, Bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with Nick Lucas style inlays, Deteriorating pickguard […]

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Price: 4500

2005 Guild X-500 (CX 000032)

Temporary Photo Set _________________________________ This consignment 2005 Guild X-500 (CX 000032) remains in near mint condition and has a nice feel and tone. One of the Corona made guitars. Well maintained and strung for traditional jazz play with flat wound strings. With the original hardshell case.

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Price: $2950

1930 Gibson L-4 (89890)

This trade-in early 1930 Gibson round hole L-4 is clean with no cracks and it retains all of its original parts except for the endpin, bridge saddle, and pickguard. The finish is very clean and bright. The guitar is very responsive and yields a rich and complex voice with the lightest touch.  Chipboard case.  

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Price: Sold

1972 Gibson blonde L-5 (634056)

This trade-in 1972 blonde finish Gibson L-5CES (634056) is in fine working order and has just had a recent refret for “back to new” setup and playability. The features are all standard for the period, except that the original low and wide jumbo frets have been replaced with more conventional fret wire. The price has […]

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Price: Sold

1953 Gibson ES-175 (A16526)

This consignment one-owner 1953 Gibson ES-175 (A16526) remains in very clean condition and plays well. Single P-90 pickup, replacement Epiphone Frequensator tailpiece. The pickguard mounting screw has broken away from the mounting block. A new mounting block would allow the pickguard to be re-attached with the original hardware. The pots, especially the tone pot, could […]

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Price: $3750

2004 Hofner New President (D 02184)

This consignment 2004 Hofner New President (D 02184) remains in nearly new condition and plays well with a nice jazz voice. Medium grain european spruce top, Mildly flame figured maple bcd, sides, and neck, Gold Schaller tuners with ebony buttons, Ebony headstock overlay with wire and pearl inlay, Ebony fingerboard with pearl blocks inlay, Gold […]

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Price: $1695

1998 Gibson ES-350T sunburst (92738007)

This mint condition consignment 1998 Gibson ES-350T (92738007) sunburst comes from the collection of a dedicated amateur jazz player who never took it outside of his home, except for a setup by Rich Hoeg. It plays beautifully. The surfaces are all sparkling clean. The case is also in “as-new” condition.

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Price: Sold