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2000 Santa Cruz Tony Rice Professional (2780R)

This consignment 2000 Santa Cruz Guitar Company Tony Rice Professional (2780R) Has been so well cared for that it remains almost entirely free of any signs of play or repairs. By the mid-1990s, SCGC was making many examples of the kind of guitar that “Tony himself” might play as a longtime endorsing artist for the […]

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Price: $6950

1939 Recording King Ray Whitley rosewood Model 1027 (EW-314)

This very powerful sounding consignment Gibson-made Recording King Ray Whitley rosewood Model 1027 (EW-314) is one of only 171 guitars made in 1939, with the remaining production run of 9 shipped in early 1940. We can think of this guitar as a Montgomery Wards distributed rosewood version of the Gibson J-55 model, with the wide […]

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Price: $18,000

2015 Rich Hoeg custom Telecaster ()

This consignment 2015 Rich Hoeg custom Telecaster remains in unplayed condition. Rich has been making very high quality guitars in the SF Bay Area for over 40 years. Flame figured maple neck, Swamp Ash body. With original hardshell case.

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Price: 1800

1930s Harmony Roy Smeck Professional (Lot number 10377)

This 1930s (Lot 10377) Harmony Roy Smeck Professional is a fine sounding X-braced Cuban mahogany OOO. The flame figured Cuban mahogany used for these instruments is very striking in appearance and a good sounding wood. Medium grain spruce top, Cuban mahogany back and sides, Honduras mahogany neck, Plastic button Waverly strip tuners, Embossed “mother-of-toiletseat” headstock […]

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Price: On Hold

2010 Collings Cusom D-1A (19878)

This consignment 2010 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 […]

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Price: On Hold

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