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1921 Washburn size 1 Style 128 Parlor guitar (44216)

This 1921 Washburn size 1 Style 128 12-fret parlor guitar is in fine shape and plays well. The modified ladder bracing gives a quick response and good clarity to the voice. The top is white spruce, the back and sides are rosewood. The slot head tuners are period replacements. The neck is nice and straight, […]

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Price: $775

1920 Stahl Harp Guitar (No serial number)

This ca. 1920 Stahl Harp Guitar is in fine performing condition and has a light and lively response. The unfretted bass neck has 6 strings. Medium grain spruce top, faux rosewood painted mahogany back and sides, rosewood fingerboards, replacement 1960s era Waverly tuners, rosewood pin bridge, recent neck reset and refret, 25 1/4″ string length, […]

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Price: $7500

2012 Rockbridge Radio Grande 12 Fret Jumbo (318/12)

This 2012 Rockbridge 12 Fret Jumbo (318/12) represents the rosewood “Radio Grande” style version of the Rockbridge Smeck-style models that I enjoy so much. The singing voice of this guitar combines the complexity and ringing tone of a stiff, fine grain European spruce top hand selected from my own supply and the solid bass and […]

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Price: Sold

Used 2011 Rockbridge 12 Fret Jumbo (Smeck style) (286/11)

This used 2011 Rockbridge Smeck-style 12 Fret Jumbo (286/11) is exceptionally lively and tonally complete. My own supplied heavily quilt figured African Mahogany, My own supplied stiff bearclaw figure European spruce top, Waverly tuners with ivoroid buttons, Ebony headstock overlay with pearl dots, Ivoroid bound body, Black and white purflings, 25″ string scale, My supplied […]

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Price: Sold

1925 Lyon & Healy Style A (1602)

An extremely clean example of one of Lyon Healy’s iconic 12 fret 12 7/8″ “Standard Size” models of the mid-1920s. Laminated Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, White Spruce top, Mahogany neck, Slotted head with the original gold plated engraved tuners with pearl buttons, Celluloid bound Ebony headstock overlay with engraved floral and ribbon inlay, Back […]

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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