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1934 Gibson Roy Smeck Stage De Luxe (Batch Number 1010)

Memory is a funny thing. My previous all-time favorite converted Gibson Roy Smeck Stage De Luxe was also a 1934 scallop-voiced model from this same batch, 1010. Though I sold that one 4-5 years ago, the strong emotional impressions that it made on me were vivid and lasting. I think that I like this one […]

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1946 Martin D-18 (96240)

This well presented consignment 1946 Martin D-18 (96240) has a lot of power to cut through in a group context, yet still retains a musical vintage warmth in the midrange and bass. The medium grain Sitka spruce top is free of cracks, but shows some dings, pick wear, and light fingernail dragging. The ebony bridge […]

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Late 1940 Martin D-18 (76353)

  This consignment late 1940 Martin D-18 (76353) has a tone and feel that reminds me very much of some of my favorite D-18s from 1941. One of 377 D-18s made in 1940, this instrument has the stiff Adirondack spruce top, brass button Grover G-98 tuners, and steel T-bar neck reinforcement that help make most […]

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1939 Martin D-45 (73128)

This beautiful consignment 1939 Martin D-45 (73128) comes to the shop after having been proudly owned and played for 50 years by the current owner. This guitar was made in the summer of 1939, right after the change from the older wider standard neck to the 1 11/6″ nut width. It is one of only […]

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1937 Martin D-28 (66724)

For many decades the vintage guitar community has looked to the 1937 D-28s for the time when Martin really found its way with guitars that were responsive, tonally complex, and forcefully loud in group settings. This guitar, serial number 66724, is and outstanding example in condition and sound, with a voice that is consistently powerful […]

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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

1941 Gibson rosewood SJ 200 (3168 G XX)

___________________________________ This extremely well preserved consignment 1941 Gibson SJ 200 (Batch number 3186 G XX) well represents the top of the line 17″ Super Jumbo size “King of the Flat Tops”. The consigning owner wishes to keep the exact batch number confidential until the sale is completed. The features are standard for this year and […]

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1941 Martin D-28 (78220)

This consignment Martin D-28 (78220) is an especially fine one-owner example and remains in very fine clean condition. One of only 183 D-28s made by Martin in 1941, this guitar has the rich complex tone and great penetrating volume that I have come to expect from the Martin dreadnoughts made in this year. The series […]

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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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1989 Gibson L-4CES (81384589)

  This consignment 1989 Gibson L-4 CES (81384589) remains in near mint condition with just a hint of corrosion on the pickup cover edges. Well maintained for traditional jazz play and strung with flat wound strings. Nice tone and feel. With the original hardshell case.

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