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1971 Gryphon OM #5 (5)

This 1971 Gryphon OM (5) comes from then estate of then original owner. The European spruce top is gorgeous, with fine even grain and a now golden amber color. The Brazilian rosewood back and sides are dark from their older style kiln drying techniques. Recent upgrades and repairs performed by Alan Perlman are: Neck reset and […]

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Price: $3950

1999 Bernie Hamburger Tele (091)

This early 1999 Bernie Hamburger Tele presents in near mint condition. Flame Maple neck, Gotoh tuners, Rosewood fingerboard, Abalone fingerboard dots, Split coil pickups, Wilkinson tremolo, Flame maple body cap. With recangular hard case.

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Price: TBD

1978 Gurian J-M (C-2223)

 This 1978 Gurian Mahogany Jumbo, J-M, (c-2223) is a nearly dreadnought sized concert shaped guitar in Mahogany and Sitka spruce. The guitar is free of any cracks, though it does have a few finish dings from play. The frets are slightly worn, but still play cleanly. This guitar is a good alternative to a dreadnought shape, […]

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Price: $1250

Early 1992 Collings OM45 BrAd cutaway (337)

This very early 1992 Collings OM cutaway 45 (337) in Brazilian rosewood and Adirondack Spruce is one of only about a dozen Brazilian rosewood/Adirondack Spruce OM 45s and the single example ever made with a cutaway. The wood choice is exceptional and the 45 style pearl work is exquisite. The only modifications have been fossilized […]

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Price: $55,000

Collings D2H Brazilian Rosewood/ Adirondack (22555)

This Collings D2H (22555) appears in nearly new condition and features the wood upgrades of Brazilian Rosewood back and sides and Adirondack spruce top. The one finish ding is in the top on the treble side of the widest part of the lower bout, otherwise only fingernail drag on the pickguard is the only sign […]

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Price: To Be Determined

2001 NGC 12 Fret OOO cutaway (200189)

This large-voiced consignment 2001 NGC (Marty Lanham) custom 12 Fret OOO Cutaway (200189) features Brazilian rosewood back and sides. Sitka spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Honduras Mahogany neck, Gold Waverly tuners, Turtle-oid headstock overlay with abalone “NGC” inlay, 1 3/4″ nut width, Abalone 42 style snowflake inlay, Herringbone top purling, Pyramid bridge with […]

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Price: $5,000

1994 James Olson D (479)

This rare consignment 1994 James Olson D (479) sings with a very expressive voice, with colorful and even response all over the fingerboard. Indian rosewood back and sides, Slim profile Maple and Mahogany neck, Gold Schaller tuners with ebony buttons, Ebony fingerboard with pearl dove inlay and 1 13/16″ nut width, Abalone rosette, Ebony bridge […]

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Price: $11,500

2003 Roy McAlister 12 Fret L (Gibson L-OO shape) (L-134)

This exceptionally responsive consignment 2003 Roy McAlister 12 fret L (L-134) has a spectacular voice and very easy response. Some of Roy’s best work was from this time period. European spruce top, Honduras Mahognay back and sides, Slotted headstock with rear ebony overlay and figured Brazilian rosewood overlay in front. Waverly brass plate tuners with […]

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Price: Sold

2006 McAlister Brazilian rosewood 12 fret C (C12-147)

This rare consignment Roy McAlister 12 Fret C model (C12-147) is made of Brazilian rosewood and Sitka spruce. It has a bold modern voice with good articulation and balance from string to string. Flame figured Brazilian rosewood back and color matched sides. Gold Schaller tuners with ebony buttons, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay with pearl “M” […]

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Price: Sold

2006 NGC (Marty Lanham) D-18 (06149)

This consignment 2006 NGC D-18 (06149) well represents some of Marty Lanham’s fine work in reproducing some of the best qualities of classic prewar Martin guitar designs. Adirondack spruce top, Mahogany back, sides, and neck, Waverly G-98 style tuners, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay with “NGC” pearl inlay, Ebony fingerboard with abalone dots inlay, Ebony bridge […]

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Price: Sold