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ca. 1928 Lyon & Healy Grand Concert Style A (OO size) (7356)

Temporary photo set. This wonderful ca. 1928 12 fret Grand Concert size Lyon & Healy Brazilian rosewood Style A returns to the shop after a long term loan to a recording artist as one of his studio guitars. This instrument has a very responsive voice and large presence for its size, particularly in the bass […]

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Price: 3950

1968 Ampeg Baby Bass (nsn)

This consignment 1968 Ampeg Baby Bass is a particularly fine example of this popular electric upright bass in that it show no signs of any impacts and the fiberglass body is very healthy and unoxidized. The Baby Bass has been popular with salsa bands for decades, but now has seen increased popularity with players in […]

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Price: Sold

2005 Nashville Guitar Company 12 fret D-18 (05143)

This consignment 2005 Nashville Guitar Company 12 Fret D (05143) remains in nearly new condition, has a few nice cosmetic upgrades, and rewards with a large and colorful voice. Gold relic finish Waverly tuners, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay with pearl logo, 1 3/4″ nut width, Ebony fingerboard and bridge, Turtle-oid body binding, Fine grain Sitka […]

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Price: $4950

2006 McAlister Brazilian rosewood 12 fret C (C12-147)

This rare consignment Roy McAlister 12 Fret C model (C12-147) is made of Brazilian rosewood and Sitka spruce. It has a bold modern voice with good articulation and balance from string to string. Flame figured Brazilian rosewood back and color matched sides. Gold Schaller tuners with ebony buttons, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay with pearl “M” […]

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Price: Sold

2006 NGC (Marty Lanham) D-18 (06149)

This consignment 2006 NGC D-18 (06149) well represents some of Marty Lanham’s fine work in reproducing some of the best qualities of classic prewar Martin guitar designs. Adirondack spruce top, Mahogany back, sides, and neck, Waverly G-98 style tuners, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay with “NGC” pearl inlay, Ebony fingerboard with abalone dots inlay, Ebony bridge […]

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Price: Sold

2008 Collings D-1A Varnish (16714)

This consignment 2008 Collings D-1A Varnish (16714) has a developed a fine bluegrass voice from play and has only picked up a few signs of play wear. Dense Honduras Mahogany back, sides, and neck, Adirondack spruce top, Waverly G-98 style tuners, Ebony headstock overlay, fingerboard, and bridge. A few small dings in the top and […]

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Price: Sold

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