Steve Swan Guitars
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Recent Collings Cusom D-1A (19878)

This consignment Collings Custom D-1A (19878) features an Adirondack source top, Lightly flame figured Spanish Cedar back and sides, and the contemporary narrow neck dimensions 1 11/16″ nut width and 1 3/16″ string spacing at the bridge. The guitar remains in near mint condition, with lots of room to break in the voice to more […]

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Price: $3200

1996 Goodall rosewood Standard (Dreadnought) (RS 992)

Temporary Photo Set ___________________________________________________________________ This consignment 1996 Goodall rosewood Standard (RS 992) remains in clean cosmetic condition and has developed a fine sounding voice from regular play. High quality dark Sitka spruce top, Indian rosewood back nd sides, Mahogany neck, Schaller tuners with ebony buttons, Flame figured Koa binding on Headstock and body, Ebony fingerboard […]

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Price: $2950

2005 Fender “1957 Stratocaster” reissue (V149738)

Temporary Photo Set ____________________________________________ This consignment 2005 Fender “1957 Stratocaster” reissue (V149738) is American made and in excellent condition, with only a few dings and nicks. The setup allows easy play with standard rock gauge strings. The back plate and 6 attachment screws will be brought in by the consigning owner on his next trip […]

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Price: $995

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

1927 National 2 1/2 round neck Tricone (0118)

  This consignment 1927 National Tricone (0118) is from the very first batch made with round necks. These pre-factory instruments featured flat backs and sound hole strips soldered together, rather than 1 single stamped piece. The replacement Quarterman cones produce a large full voice, and the original cones are in a separate box. This guitar […]

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Price: Sold

2007 SCGC custom SJ (Swan Jumbo) (SJ-4741)

This consignment 2007 Santa Cruz Smeck-style jumbo represents a custom version of the  Stage De Luxe model that I had build for the shop for a few of years. Inspiration for this model came from my first 1934 Gibson Stage De Luxe guitar with rare original scalloped brace voicing. This example of the “Swan Jumbo”, […]

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Price: On Hold

ca. 1890s size 2 Parlor Guitar (nsn)

This consignment ca. 1890s size 2 parlor guitar features a Brazilian Rosewood body, probably a white spruce top, and an X-braced top. The original tuners work well and turn smoothly. A fairly recent refret means clean, easy fretting. The light top bracing requires silk and steel extra light gauge strings. With case. This guitar comes […]

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Price: $950

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: $3995

2013 Santa Cruz custom Brazilian rosewood OM (OM-4589)

This fine custom OM from Santa Cruz Guitar Company remains in nearly new condition and is a splendid example of their current work. Materials are: Flame figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Italian spruce top with prominent bear claw figure, Adirondack spruce braces attached with hot hide glue, Gold Gotoh 510 tuners with ebony buttons, […]

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Price: $9950