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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: $3950

1998 Super 400 CES natural finish (92958011)

This mint condition consignment 1998 Super 400 CES (92958011) in natural finish was the crowned queen of a very nice collection of jazz arch tops owned by a dedicated amateur jazz player. He never took this guitar out of the house and the surfaces remain sparkling clean. The very fine grain top gives the voice […]

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Price: Sold

1983 Gibson Super 400 CES sunburst (80013021)

This mint condition consignment Gibson Super 400 CES (80013021) sunburst comes from the collection of a dedicated amateur jazz player who never took it out of the house to play. The medium-fine grain spruce top gives the voice a fat midrange. The gold strap button shows a little wear from taking the strap on and […]

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Price: Sold

1997 Gibson L-5 CES blonde (90337004)

This gorgeous mint condition Gibson L-5 CES (90337004) in natural finish was owned by a dedicated amateur jazz player who never took it out of the house. All surfaces are sparkling clean. The very fine grain spruce top gives the voice a complex warmth in tone. The original case also remains in “as-new” condition.

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Price: Sold

D’Angelico NYL-5 New Yorker blonde, slim body ()

This mint condition consignment D’Angelico (Vestax) comes from the collection of a dedicated amateur jazz player who never took it out of the house. This guitar plays beautifully and has a warm voice. The hard case also remains in “as new” condition.

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Price: Sold