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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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1927 National 2 1/2 round neck Tricone (0118)

  This consignment 1927 National Tricone (0118) is from the very first batch made with round necks. These pre-factory instruments featured flat backs and sound hole strips soldered together, rather than 1 single stamped piece. The replacement Quarterman cones produce a large full voice, and the original cones are in a separate box. This guitar […]

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1950 Martin D-18 114189 (114189)

This wonderful 1950 D-18 (114189) comes back to the shop on consignment now that the owner has goneon  to prefer OO size guitars. Typical of 1950 Martin dreadnoughts, this guitar has a nice med-full neck profile, a very solid and musical voice with a lot of harmonic detail, and the usual high position on the […]

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1940 Martin D-18 (74186)

This consignment very early 1940 D-18 (74186) is one of the nicer examples that I have personally held, and is one of only 377 D-18s made that year. All repair and set up work done by Sparky Kramer in consultation with the consigning owner. The gorgeous wide grain Adirondack spruce top has the narrower grain […]

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Recent demo model Stan Miller F-5 #65 (65)

This recently made consignment Stan Miller F-5 (65) comes to us with few signs of use as a demonstration model. Stan Miller is well known up and down the west coast for his fine A and F model mandolins. I met Stan in 1979 when I became the permanent substitute bass player in his Nevada […]

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