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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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Price: TBD

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

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: $27,500

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

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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Price: On Hold

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: SOLD

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: Sold