Steve Swan Guitars
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2001 Collings DS-1A Mint ! (6820)

This mint condition 2001 Collings DS-1A shows no sign of play wear, even on the pickguard. It presents as a brand new guitar. It has a medium stiffness Adirondack Spruce top, Very nice Honduras Mahogany back, sides and neck, Waverly G-98 style tuners, Ebony headstock overlay, Ebony fingerboard and bridge, and a dark red turtle-did […]

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Price: $3950

1982 Clevinger Electric Upright Bass ()

This very early version of the Clevinger Electric Upright Bass (serial Number 3) has the classic “keyhole” body shape, Electromagnetic and transducer pickups, Tubular body frame for a doublebass body orientation, Schaller tuning machines, Adjustable and foldable tubular endpin, 41 3/8″ string length, and a professional quality stand made by the original owner. The cover […]

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1992 Collings D-1 (684)

This 1992 Collings D-1 (684) presents in remarkably clean condition, with very few signs that it has been played at all. The appointments scheme are standard for the time, with 1 11/16″ nut width, Gotoh Kluson DeLuxe style tuners, Brazilian Rosewood headstock overlay, Ebony fingerboard with vintager sizing pearl dots, Red turtle-oid pickguard, Edge-cut ivoroid […]

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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: $2950

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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2011 Custom Rockbridge Smeck (286/11)

This returning Custom Rockbridge Smeck (286/11) is one that I had built using my own woods back in 2011. The guitar remains in near mint condition and has developed a nice resonant voice through regular careful play. The basic design is a modified Radio Grande model using Adirondack spruce top and quilted Sapele (african mahogany) […]

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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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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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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: $9500

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