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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

2011 Roy McAlister 13 Fret L (Nick Lucas Style) (L-217)

This mint condition 2011 Nick Lucas style Roy McAlister 13 Fret L (L-217) has a fine grain German spruce top, gorgeous flame figured Ovangkol back and sides, Slotted headstock with gold Waverly tuners, Bound Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, 1 3/4″ nut width, Slim round neck profile, Bound ebony fingerboard with abalone 40 style snowflake inlays, […]

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Price: On Hold

2010 Merrill C-28 (379)

This recently made used Merrill C-28 (379), Jim Merrill’s version of a 1937 D-28, remains in near mint condition. Select Adirondack spruce top, Indian rosewood back and sides, Waverly G-98 style tuners, herringobne D-28 styling, Mid-1930s style wide neck with 1 3/4″ nut and 2 5/16″ string spacing at the bridge. Large, open voice with […]

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Price: Sold