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1. ANTONIO CERRITO, 1930's, a steel-string guitar in classical style, mahogany back and sides, 14-fret neck is one-piece ash or birch, two- piece spruce top with wood binding, rather thick rosewood fingerboard, 6 fan braces, straight classical bridge, lower bout 14-3/4", 24-3/4" scale, 1-11/16" nut, older soft case, , (Our #29891) $850.
2. EASTMAN, AC122CE, NEW, Grand Auditorium model, solid sitka spuce top, sapele laminate back and sides, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, 1- 3/4" nut, 25.5" scale, new open pore finish, Fishman Sonitone pickup, Padded gig bag; What a fun guitar to play, great left hand maneuverability, the Venetian cutaway give you the full range of the neck, Grand Auditorium style has strong bottom response balanced with top end enunciation, , (Our #30947) IN STOCK
3. EASTMAN, AC322CE, NEW, Cutaway Grand Auditorium body, solid sitka top, solid sapele back and sides, scalloped X-brace. ebony fingerboard with 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, rosewood bridge with bone saddle, Fishman Matrix VT pickup, hardshell case, , (Our #31346) IN STOCK
4. EASTMAN, AC-DR1, NEW, dreadnought body, solid sitka spruce top, solid sapele back and sides, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with 1-11/16" neck, 25.4" scale, padded gig bag, , (Our #31349) IN STOCK
5. EASTMAN, ACTG1 Travel Guitar, NEW, wonderful travel guitar with big sound, 23.5" scale, 1-11/16" nut width, solid sitka spruce top, laminate sapele back and sides, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, super sturdy padded gig bag, , (Our #31139) IN STOCK
6. EASTMAN, ACTG1 Travel Guitar, NEW, wonderful travel guitar with big sound, 23.5" scale, 1-11/16" nut width, solid sitka spruce top, laminate sapele back and sides, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, super sturdy padded gig bag, , (Our #31140) IN STOCK
7. GIBSON, Capital, c.1937-38, 14-3/4"wide 14-fret L-00 type mahogany body with white bindings top & back, spruce top with sunburst finish, striped pickguard, straight-braced, no truss-rod, Recording King style tapered head with point with Capital in white silk-screen, V-shaped mahogany neck with 1-3/4"nut width, rosewood board with large pearl dots & central celluloid strip, no cracks, some pickwear & scuffs, good action & frets, original but for later saddle, very good plus condition, essentially the same as a Kalamazoo KG-14, Gibson for the J. W. Jenkins Sons Music Co. of Kansas City, recent professional neck reset, older hard case, , (Our #27566) $2,200.
8. GIBSON, Cromwell G-2, 1937, L-00 size straight-braced mahogany body with spruce top, sunburst finish, white top & back bindings, striped pickguard, V- shaped 14-fret neck with rosewood fingerboard with white celluloid center line & large pearl dots, later Gibson stencil on peghead, decent neck angle, neck with only a slight warp and very playable, overall very good condition, original soft case, this Gibson budget model is very similar to the Kalamazoo Model KG-14, (Our #31290) $1,950.
9. GIBSON, J-35, 1941, natural finish, still with small "French"heel, width of nut 1-11/16", two non-scalloped tone bars, overall original & in very good condition but for some small filled screw holes, repaired jack hole in lower treble side, neck reset & fret dressing by Strunk, original brown soft case, , (Our #23182) $9,500.
10. GIBSON, J-35, early 1937, sunburst finish, body of reddish-brown mahogany with unbound back, forward X-brace with 3 non-scalloped tone bars, V- shaped neck with 1-3/4" nut width, 3-3/4"soundhole diameter (early feature), squared mahogany neck-block, rib depths: 4-5/8" to 3-7/8"; several minor repaired hairline cracks, 3-in-line brass-plate open Grover tuners, small "French" heel; neck reset & correct size maple replacement bridge-plate, otherwise original & in overall very good condition, good later hard case, an early transitional J-35 with unbound back very similar to that of the late tapered body Trojan model (earlier Trojans had deep bodies with very little taper); a truly wonderful guitar with the large boomy sound you would expect from a great J-35, (Our #30070) $13,500.
11. GIBSON, J-45, 1952, mahogany back and sides, sunburst spruce top, rosewood fingerboard and upper belly bridge, Kluson Deluxe tuners (perhaps from the mid 1960s), setup with low action & comfortable neck, good newer hard case, super nice condition, , (Our #30762) $5,850.
12. GIBSON, L-0, 1931, mahogany top, back, & sides, with white celluloid top & back bindings; 12-fret rounded mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, Gibson in white silk-screen, 1-3/4"width at nut; good neck angle & frets, few crack repairs on top; very good plus condition, new hard case, very deep-sounding & resonant, (Our #29817) $4,000.
13. GIBSON, L-0, 1938, black finish, striped guard, 14-fret neck neck, top & back with white bindings, V-shaped neck with 1-3/4" nut, 3-in-line open Kluson tuners; a few repaired hairline top & side cracks, older neck reset, evidence of a hard life given some old repairs but now in solid condition and a very nice player, hard case, , (Our #29877) $4,000.
14. GIBSON, L-0, 1939, black finish, truss rod, V-neck, 3-in-line open gear Kluson tuners with white buttons, 1-3/4" neck, rosewood fingerboard has some wear and frets are low, striped tortoise guard, white binding top and back, couple of old glued cracks in the back, top and ribs, original black finish still on the bridge, top has the shadow of a tailpiece on it below the bridge, action is good though saddle is low (functionally so), sounds really strong and clear, new hard shell case, , (Our #28214) $4,000.
15. GIBSON, L-0, 1942, black finish, striped pickguard, the spruce top with 5-layer binding, the one-piece mahogany back with 3 layer binding; scalloped braces, comfortable rounded neck with 1-3/4"nut width, a few glued hairline cracks in the back, glued hairline crack descending about 6" from bass side bridge dot; otherwise in excellent condition, clean original brown/tan soft case, a rare very late L-0 with multiple bindings; strong sounding, (Our #31489) $5,250.
16. GIBSON, L-00, 1936, sunburst finish, striped pickguard, white top binding, V-neck, lots of scratches & small dings, treble side with 2 repaired hairline cracks, strap-pin in heel, recent neck rest, original but for later tuners, overall very good condition, hard case, a very strong sounding L-00, suitable for fingerpicking or flatpicking back-up, (Our #27849) $4,500.
17. GIBSON, L-00, 1941-42, sunburst finish, white bound top & back, striped pickguard, no adjustable truss-rod (maple neck reinforcement visible under nut), good neck angle & frets, later hard case, , (Our #29204) $3,800.
18. GIBSON, L-1, 1933-1934, dark "Cremona brown" sunburst finish with small center, 14-fret neck full semi-V-shaped neck, striped pickguard, white top & back bindings, no top cracks, several minor hairline side cracks, several glued back cracks, good frets, decent action, StewMac vintage style tuners, otherwise original, top shows lots of finish checking (photos make it look worse than it is), overall very good condition, new hard case, crisp sound but with a suprising amount of bass for a 00 size body, (Our #28840) $4,000.
19. GIBSON, L-C Century of Progress, 1934, dark Cremona brown sunburst finish, well-figured slab-cut American maple back & sides; 14-fret V- shaped mahogany neck with 1-3/4"nut width; pearloid fingerboard & peghead overlays with pearl diamond inlays; original but for decent rosewood replacement bridge (very slightly larger, this one is 1" and the original would have been 15/16"); several glued cracks: 1 from bridge to binding & 1 from bridge to soundhole under low E, & 1 from fingerboard to soundhole (no distortion), 1 3"side crack; otherwise in very good condition, good action & neck angle, decent frets, new hard case, a very playable & good sounding Century model, (Our #29109) $4,500.
20. GIBSON, LG-2, 1946-47, peghead with gold script logo (just post banner), X-braced, rounded mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard (with wear), good frets, looks to have a decent older neck reset, one 8" hairline back crack glued, 2 repaired side cracks, finish crazing throughout, looks overall rough & pickworn but good structurally, overall good condition, old chipboard case, , (Our #30764) $3,000.
21. GIBSON, Mastertone Special, 1940s, Fashioned along the lines of a simple Kalamazoo guitar with a twelve-fret body style with a 14-3/4" lower bout and straight-braced top, One-piece mahogany top, two-piece mahogany back, mahogany neck with a two-part heel, ebony fingerboard. modern 3-in-line enclosed Kluson tuners with black buttons, body is in great shape with no cracks, action is good, capo wear at the back of the neck, old hard case, , (Our #31535) $
22. GIBSON FOR MONTGOMERY WARD, 1028 Ray Whitley Recording King, 1939-1940, sunburst finish, 16" wide round-shouldered dreadnought body, with mahogany back and sides, V-shaped mahogany neck, white-bound rosewood fingerboard with pearl dots, 1-11/16"+ nut, 3 non-scalloped tone bars, steel neck rod (non-adjustable), various old repairs (no top cracks), completely original but for neck reset & refret by David Sheppard, new hard case, a very rarely seen model, similar to the J-35, but with neck binding & lacking an adjustable truss-rod & with the interesting larger striped pickguard; odd that we have seen more of the rosewood versions than these mahogany models, (Our #26916) $10,000.
23. GIBSON FOR MONTGOMERY WARD, 1028 Ray Whitley Recording King, 1939-40, sunburst finish, 16" wide round-shouldered dreadnought body, with mahogany back and sides, V-shaped mahogany neck, white-bound rosewood fingerboard with pearl dots; 1-3/4"nut width, 3 scalloped tone bars, completely original but for a recent professional fret-job, a few repaired hairline cracks, overall very good plus condition, new hard case, similar to the J-35, but lacking an adjustable truss-rod & with the interesting larger striped pickguard; probably the cleanest one we've seen of this particular model; a total of 232 were made between 1939 & 1940; formerly owned by Ry Cooder, (Our #30315) $12,500.
24. GIBSON KALAMAZOO, HG-00/KHG-14, 1939, sunburst finish, 12-fret V-shaped neck, 1-15/16" width at nut, X-braced (non-scalloped), converted from Hawaiian for standard use, nicely done slightly larger replacement bridge (1-1/16"), later tuners, overall very good condition, new hard case, the only originally X-braced Kalamazoo we've seen, so it's essentially a 12-fret Gibson HG-00 body, including the standard-size Gibson striped pickguard, with the cheaper Kalamazoo neck (as though they reached in the wrong neck pile), (Our #27406) $2,500.
25. JEFF ROBERTSON, D-20SE, two-piece Macassar ebony back, mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard with 1-11/16"nut width, , 25.4"scale, wide abalone trim around soundhole, near mint condition, original hard case, , (Our #30003) $2,800.
26. JEFF ROBERTSON, J-20R, 17" wide jumbo Indian rosewood body with maple bindings, body depth is 4-1/2" to 3-3/4"; mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard with 1-11/16"width at nut, 25.4"scale; clear thin plastic pickguard, near mint condition, looks new, original hard case, the maker's warranty registration shows this guitar as a "Prototype" J- 20R, (Our #30005) $2,800.
27. JEFF ROBERTSON, J-20SE, Macassar ebony body with spruce top, 3-part mahogany neck with maple center strip with unbound ebony fingerboard and bridge, 1-13/16" fingerboard, 25.4" scale, abalone rosette, clear pickguard, original hard case, , (Our #30004) $2,800.
28. MARTIN, 000-15S, 2008, all mahogany body, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, rosewood fingerboard & bridge, 1-3/4"nut width, near mint condition, almost no fret wear, original hard case; looks unused, , (Our #31038) $1,250.
29. MARTIN, 000-18, 1946, a war-time style 18 still with an ebony rod in the neck, 4-piece Adirondack spruce top, 1-11/16"width at nut, decent older neck reset, nice frets, minor fingerboard wear, replacement bridge of correct size & style, 3 small filled screw-holes at the butt from an old tailpiece, otherwise original & in overall excellent condition, later ok hard case, extremely lightweight & responsive, , (Our #28062) $6,000.
30. MARTIN, 000-18, 1948, wide-grained sitka spruce top with beautiful medium brown color wartime pickguard, nut width: 1-11/16", pickwear to the treble side of the soundhole & above & below the pickguard, 2 top cracks near the center bass bout edge about 1-1/2"each; overall original & in very good condition, new hard case, , (Our #28603) $4,800.
31. MARTIN, 000-21, 1943, herringbone trim around soundhole & center back strip, ebony fingerboard with snowflake (slotted squares) inlays, 1-11/16"width at nut, scalloped braces, small glued pickguard crack (1-1/2"); no other cracks, minor pickwear above pickguard, otherwise excellent condition, completely original, recent professional neck reset, refret, and new saddle, original brown hard case (has water damage to lower edges, , (Our #29390) $14,500.
32. MARTIN, 000-28, 1926, 12-fret, slotted-head, Brazilian rosewood back & sides, Adirondack top with herringbone trim, 3-in-line tuners with engraved nickel plates, ebony pyramid bridge, bar frets, original but for probably later Martin OM-pickguard (correct size material, & style for the period), recent neck reset and setup, nice original hard case, (a total of 327 12-fret 000-28s were made before the switch to 14-fret models in 1933), (Our #29733) $24,000.
33. MARTIN, 000-28, 1939, early 1939 with 1-3/4" nut width, Adirondack top with herringbone trim, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, diamond & square fingerboard inlay pattern, open Grover G-98 tuners with butterbean buttons; 24.9" scale, the top is rear-braced, recent neck reset and setup by Brothers Music, various scratches, dings & playing wear, original finish with checking throughout, a few glued hairline cracks below the bridge & partial center seam regluing, a few short glued side cracks, very good overall condition, hard case, a well worn but solid herringbone 000, still with a wide nut, and a large well-rounded sound, (Our #31049) $22,500.
34. MARTIN, 000-28, 1947, very attractively figured Brazilian rosewood, wide grain sitka spruce top, nice pre-war color pickguard, glued 8"hairline crack next to lower back center seam, original but for later Grover Rotomatic tuners (look ok & work well), small nicely filled strap-pin hole on heel, some minor pickwear near soundhole & a barely noticable repaired hairline partial heel crack, otherwise excellent condition, recent neck reset & frets by Dave Strunk, 1960s hard case, , (Our #30101) $8,250.
35. MARTIN, 000-28, 1975, nicely figured Indian rosewood back & sides, original but for replacement black pickguard, near mint condition, original hard case, , (Our #31333) $3,000.
36. MARTIN, 000-42, 1939, width at nut 1-3/4"; the top, back, sides & neck have been oversprayed by Martin for the original owner about 1960 (and later Kluson tuners installed at that time), otherwise original & in excellent condition, later hard case; recent neck reset and fret dressing by Dave Strunk, , (Our #31386) HOLD
37. MARTIN, 00-18, 1927, braced for steel; 12-fret neck with slotted-head; V-shaped neck with ebony fingerboard with original bar frets & original ebony nut, 1-7/8"width at nut; later Martin replacement rectangular ebony bridge of correct size, otherwise original; no apparent cracks; decent older neck reset with small wedge under board; some pickwear, hits, scratches & scuffs, tiny crack (2") along lower bass edge of back & otherwise no cracks (lines in the photos are scratches); 2 upper tuner (4th & 5th strings) posts very slightly bent not affecting use; otherwise very good condition; new hard case, lightweight & responsive, (Our #29548) $6,500.
38. MARTIN, 00-21, 1901, serial number on top edge of peghead; exceptionally clean condition but for later addition of geared tuners to solid peghead - now removed; the peghead was originally made with friction pegs, two repaired hairline side cracks, no case, , (Our #23332) HOLD
39. MARTIN, 00-21, 1968, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, nicely figured Brazilian rosewood back & sides, rosewood fingerboard & belly bridge, original small rosewood bridge-plate, one 4"hairline back crack, otherwise no cracks, neck slightly pulled up at joint but good action & saddle height, otherwise excellent condition, original but for good looking tortoise-color replacement pickguard, original hard case, , (Our #30932) $5,500.
40. MARTIN, 00-21NY, 1964, slot head 12 fret, nut width 1-7/8", new engraved Waverly tuners with ivoroid buttons, original tuners in the case, no cracks, all original finish, very nicely figured Brazilian rosewood, rectangular bridge, older neck reset, good frets, minor pickwear and dings, excellent condition, black Guardian hard case, , (Our #29885) $5,500.
41. MARTIN, 00-28C, 1968, very attractive Brazilian rosewood, 12-fret body, braced for nylon strings with 3 fan braces, "classical" syle ebony bridge, flat ebony board with 1-15/16" nut, little bit of waviness in the top below the bridge and one repaired top crack below bridge, otherwise excellent condition, very nice original hard shell case, , (Our #30763) $3,500.
42. MARTIN, 00-28VS Custom Adirondack, 2009, very lightly used and excellent plus condition, this is a custom version of the 12-fret 00-28V with an Adirondack spruce top, select Indian rosewood back and sides, modified V-shaped neck with 1-7/8" width at the nut, ebony fingerboard with slotted squares, ebony pyramid bridge with long drop in saddle & 2-5/16"string spacing, Geib style hard case, , (Our #28123) $3,400.
43. MARTIN, 00-42, 1914, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, tuners with engraved plates & inlaid Handel tuner buttons, one hairline repaired top crack, 1-13/16" nut width with V-neck, deep wear to the fingerboard & binding around the 1st to 2nd frets from thumb-wear (on both sides of the neck), completely original & in overall very good condition, nice original hard case; quite playable with light guage steel strings, from the collection of Mike Seeger, (Our #30261) $16,500.
44. MARTIN, 0-17, 1934, 14-fret neck, rosewood fingerboard still with bar frets, rosewood bridge, small dot inlays, 1-3/4"nut width, 3" repaired crack at the lower right side of the back, neck reset & fretwork by Strunk, original but for new Waverly relic G-98 style tuners with oval nickel buttons, very good overall condition, 1960s soft case, , (Our #30584) $4,500.
45. MARTIN, 0-18, 1898, 12-fret, slot head; rosewood sides & back (Style 18 guitars had rosewood bodies until 1917), original dark-stained top (red-brown color more commonly found on Style 26s & 28s of this period), herringbone marquetry around soundhole, ebony pyramid bridge, cedar neck with ebony fingerboard, unbound back, overall original & in very good condition, period soft case; the neck-block stamped C.F.MARTIN & CO./NAZARETH,PA and the back of the head with the very rare stamp: C.F.MARTIN & CO./ 1833 / NEW YORK, 1-7/8" nut with rounded V-shaped cedar neck, scale length 24-3/4", period chipboard case, playable with either nylon or light guage steel strings, & quite nice sounding; from the collection of Mike Seeger, (Our #30260) $6,500.
46. MARTIN, 0-18, 1922, 12-fret neck with slotted head, largish V-neck with 1-7/8"width at nut, striped ebony fingerboard with bar frets, later rosewood bridge, rosewood bindings, 2 repaired top cracks to lower treble bout, a few glued hairline side cracks, recent clean neck reset, dark-stained top similar to the color used on the Martin/Ditson guitars of this period, original soft case, , (Our #28930) $3,850.
47. MARTIN, 0-18, 1922, 12-fret, slotted-head, the slightly larger 13-3/4" body seen on many '20s size-0 Martins, 2 tone-bars, V-shaped neck with ebony board & original bar frets, 1-7/8"width at nut; straight ebony bridge (non-pyramid), great wide-grained Adirondack top with no cracks, the treble side has a long crack which is solidly repaired-glued with large studs-but somewhat unsightly; good neck angle & frets, plays easily & sounds great (quite big-sounding for an 0-size), , (Our #30766) $4,000.
48. MARTIN, 0-18, 1938, nice hefty neck with 1-3/4"nut width, ebony fingerboard & bridge, Grover G-98 tuners with oval buttons, clean original maple bridge-plate, a few minor dings & scratches, no cracks, neck reset by Dave Strunk, completely original, excellent condition, new hard case, we rarely find mid to late 1930s 14-fret 0-18s, and very seldom see them in this condition, (Our #29142) $8,500.
49. MARTIN, 0-18, late 1922, 12-fret slotted-head, made with no pickguard, nut width is a hair shy of 1-7/8", original bar frets, ebony pyramid bridge, a long repaired crack around the center of the lower bass side - very slightly uneven in one area but not unsightly and quite secure, it has had an older good neck reset & plays well with standard light gauge strings, overall original, very good plus condition, new hard case, very light and responsive, it gives plenty of personal satisfaction to sit with but has plenty of presence for others to enjoy as well, (Our #28678) $3,950.
50. MARTIN, 0-18K, 1934, 12-fret neck with slotted head, highly figured koa back & sides, ebony belly bridge, tortoise-color pickguard, nicely converted from Hawaiian (neck reset, slightly radiused ebony board with original bar frets), replaced maple bridge-plate, otherwise original & in overall excellent condition, original soft case, no cracks but it has a small break or ding on the upper treble side (very typically found on Hawaiian guitars-the steel falls out of the case pocket when the case is turned upright & falls onto the upper rib of the guitar), (Our #31355) $5,000.
51. MARTIN, 0-21, 1917, 12-fret neck with slotted-head; figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides, new period style & size rectagular ebony bridge, neck reset, nice replacement ebony fingerboard with a slight radius & new T-frets, 1-7/8"width at nut; finish has had a light French polish & some retouch just below bridge covering an area from previous slightly larger bridge; head and neck showing over-finish with no brand stamp (either obliterated or simply absent), tuners replaced with period-style Stew-Mac Golden Age; repaired crack just along bass side of fingerboard, glued back crack & side crack, overall very good condition, new hard case, 2-3/8" string spacing at the bridge, a good solid 0-21 with a few old issues made into a great player & suitable for standard light strings, (Our #29685) $4,500.
52. MARTIN, 0-21, 1924, 12-fret, slotted head, ebony pyramid bridge, ebony fingerboard with slotted sqaures, herringbone trim around soundhole & down center of back, some finger & pickwear to the surface, repaired 8" crack running up from the lower binding to left of bridge, no other cracks, V-shaped neck with nut width just shy of 1-7/8", completely original, recently done professional neck reset, overall very good plus condition, new hard case, , (Our #28188) $6,500.
53. MARTIN, 0-21, 1947, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, ebony fingerboard & bridge, Brazilian rosewood back & sides, herringbone center back-strip, good reproduction tuners from Willi Henkes, otherwise original, neck reset & fretwork by Strunk, some capo wear on lower peghead, overall excellent condition, new hard case, a very rare 12- fret slotted-head 0-21 (apparently there were 48 made that year, though strangely we've never seen one), pre-war style but for the Sitka top, (Our #29568) $7,000.
54. MARTIN, 0-28, 1887, From the collection of Mike Seeger; signed inside under the top "Jan, 1887," solid peghead with later planet pegs with cream colored buttons, in overall good condition, 24.9"scale, 1-7/8"nut width; with rounded V-shaped Cedar neck,length of back 19-1/8", old repaired top cracks, new hard case; strung with extra-lights, Mike played this guitar on track 13 "New River Train" on the CD he recorded with Paul Brown in 1996 - Way Down in North Carolina, (Our #30263) $4,000.
55. MARTIN, 0-28K, 1927, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, attractively figured koa, herringbone trim, professionally converted from Hawaiian to standard set-up, replaced ebony pyramid bridge of correct style but slightly oversize (about 1/8"larger), otherwise original & in very good plus condition, later hard case, , (Our #22310) $7,500.
56. MARTIN, 1-26, c.1870s, 12-fret V-shaped cedar neck with slotted head, X-braced; lower bout 12-7/8", length of back 18-7/8", scale 24.9", nut width 1- 13/16"; Style-28 zig zag style backstrip and soundhole, colored wood marquetry around the top, nicely replaced ebony pyramid bridge of correct size but incorrect style pyramids, bound fingerboard and peghead, engraved brass tuner plates with bone buttons, in overall good very condition, hard case, an interesting & very attractive Style 26 variant with Style 28 appointments, Style 27 marquetry, as well as a bound fingerbaord & peghead; from the collection of Mike Seeger, (Our #30262) $7,000.
57. MARTIN, 2-17, 1924, 12-fret neck with slotted-head; mahogany top, back & sides with rosewood bindings to top & back, rosewood fingerboard with bar frets, neck reset by Dave Strunk, completely original, in excellent & unusually clean condition, new hard case, , (Our #30924) $3,500.
58. MARTIN, 2-20, c.1870, with both C.F.MARTIN/NEW YORK and C.F.MARTIN & CO./ NEW YORK brands, rosewood back and sides, rosewood top & back bindings, 12-fret cedar neck with French heel and slotted head, ebony fingerboard with no inlays, ebony pyramid bridge, original bar frets, "A" brace with one diagonal below bridge, old repairs include reinforced top cracks, probably had a neck reset (though action is still a little bit high), a coating of finish over the neck, top and a bit on the back and sides, really nice original tuners with engraved brass plates, new hard case; being sold as-is, , (Our #30919) $2,000.
59. MARTIN, 5-18, 1948, completely original, good frets & neck angle, the top with some light lacquer checks & belt-buckle wear on the back, otherwise very good plus condition, a very sweet 5-18 in overall nice shape, (Our #31360) $2,750.
60. MARTIN, D-18, 1935, forward X-brace, 1-3/4" width at nut, neck reset by Dave Strunk, completely original, overall excellent condition, new deluxe hard case; an early 1935 still with the Martin brand on back of the peghead, the nicest & strongest sounding mid-'30s D-18 we have come across in years, (Our #29567) $60,000.
61. MARTIN, D-18, 1941, the neck with decent older refinish & refret, ebony fingerboard, new ebony bridge of correct style but very slightly larger (about 1/16" oversize), recent neck reset & refret by Dave Strunk, top finish has been oversprayed & is now looking a bit dull, original pickguard beautifully inscribed in script "Ozark Glenn"; new hard case, very fine sounding for both fingerpicking & flatpicking, , (Our #28333) $14,500.
62. MARTIN, D-18, 1948, standard period D-18, nice dark sitka top with no cracks, completely original, 4"hairline crack upwards from lower back binding, very small & nicely done semi-cicular patch to upper bass side (about the sidze of 1/2 a quarter); some capo scars on back of neck, some pickwear around treble edge of soundhole, good original frets have been dressed, uncut bridge, neck reset by Dave Strunk, overall original & in very good plus condition, later hard case, an early-'48 D-18 (103468 is the last number 1947), with the dark brown earlier color pickguard; lightweight & responsive, (Our #30463) $9,000.
63. MARTIN, D-18, 1957, no cracks in the body, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, nut width: 1-11/16", completely original, very good plus condition, newer Humi-case, , (Our #28438) $5,250.
64. MARTIN, D-18, 1980, good neck angle & frets, and but for a very tiny pickguard crack in near mint condition, completely original, original blue molded case, , (Our #31289) $1,950.
65. MARTIN, D-28, 1950, attractive Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Sitka top , 25.4" scale, 1-11/16" nut width, Kluson Super "waffleback" tuners, original but for some light overspray to the top & back; recent neck reset & set-up by Brothers Music, overall excellent condition, a one-owner guitar with the original bill of sale dated Aug. 1951, clean original hard case, , (Our #27766) $9,500.
66. MARTIN, D-28, 1957, straight-grained Brazilian rosewood back & sides, nut width: 1-11/16", 1"crack in the middle treble side, otherwise crack-free, plays well with a low saddle, slight shadow on upper bass bout finish from old pickguard, some pickwear & some belt-buckle wear to back, overall original & in very good plus condition, 1960s Martin hard case, a superb sounding Bluegrass guitar, purchased from the original owner, (Our #27702) $9,000.
67. MARTIN, D-28, 1967, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, still with small maple bridge-plate, ebony fingerboard (evidence of a few filled inlay positions-barely evident), scar on lower treble front of peghead; otherwsie excellent condition; Grover Rotomatics; original but for a later black Martin pickguard, recent neck reset & setup by Dave Strunk, 1970s Martin blue molded case, , (Our #31287) $6,000.
68. MARTIN, D-28, 1970, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top, strap button on the heel of the neck, black pickguard replaced with authentic-style tortoise-color plastic, otherwise original, nut width: 1-11/16", recent neck reset, Grover Rotomatic tuners, particularly fine condition, later hard case, a late example in Brazilian rosewood & in very very clean condition, (Our #28812) $5,500.
69. MARTIN, D-28, 1972, nice dark Indian rosewood back & sides, completely original; decent action, frets, & neck angle; very minor glued pickguard crack; overall excellent condition, later Martin black molded hard case, , (Our #31111) $2,350.
70. MARTIN, D-28 Marquis, 2004, Label signed by C. F. Martin IV,attractive straight grain Indian rosewood back and sides, wide grain Adirondack top, scalloped forward brace, Vintage features including 1-3/4" nut, modified V-neck, herringbone trim, near mint condition showing almost no use, Original TKL Geib style case (with one bad latch), an ideal guitar for Bluegrass, pushy with a strong bass, (Our #29889) $3,500.
71. MARTIN, D-28 to D-45 conversion, 1959, this is a 1959 D-28 that has been converted to a D- 45;, the pre-war 45 style inlay work was installed by Carl Gotzmer and the guitar has been refinished, the neck has been nicely reset and the guitar has now a 1930's style ebony bridge with long bone saddle, modern Tweed hard case, , (Our #30093) $9,500.
72. MARTIN, D-28KTBS Bob Shane, 2003, Indian rosewood back and sides with grained ivoroid bindings, sitka spruce top, low profile rounded neck, 1- 11/16" nut, ebony fingerboard and bridge, tortoise guard, fingerboard inlaid with The Kingston Trio logo and Bob Shane signature, original Cedar Creek custom hard shell case (light tan with brown embossed leather binding), #45 of a limited edition of 51; abel signed by Chris Martin & Bob Shane; in near mint condition, appears unplayed, (Our #29998) $4,000.
73. MARTIN, D-28S, 1969, 12-fret neck with slotted head, Brazilian rosewood back & sides, recently replaced pickguard at Martin factory ("Authentic" style tortoise), some scratches on lower back, otherwise excellent plus condition, original hard case, , (Our #31331) $6,250.
74. MARTIN, D-45 Longworth, 2004, Label signed by Sue Longworth and C.F. Martin IV and numbered 5 of 91, nice Indian rosewood back and sides, Adirondack top with vintage toner, standard 45 appointments with Martin torch inlay in the peghead and C.F. Martin in pearl script, nut width: 1-27/32", near mint condition, looks unused, Cedar Creek brown leather case, , (Our #29887) $9,000.
75. MARTIN, OM-28, 1930, small OM-guard, c.1931 Grover Pat. Apllied For G-98 tuners with seamed butterbean buttons (they look original to the guitar but are more likely covering impressions from the banjo tuners); the back, sides, & top with older lightly applied overfinish (likely old Martin factory work), the neck recently refinished, top with light to moderate pickwear, we found a 4"glued hairline back crack & it is otherwise crackfree, original bridge-plate, recent neck reset by Dave Strunk, original hard case, a late 1930 OM with model stamp on block, back of head stamp & no decal; very lightweight; a particularly fine sounding & superb player, (Our #30210) $28,000.
76. MARTIN FOR WURLITZER, Style 2077, 1922, similar to an 0-28K, all koa body, herringbone back center-strip, white celluloid top & back binding, special multi-layer celluloid soundhole rings; special 8-layer wood top purfling; ebony pyramid bridge-a perfect reproduction of the same size & style, but with a compensated saddle; ebony fingerboard with diamonds at the 5th & 9th and a propeller at the 7th; 1-3/4"width at nut, 3-in-line engraved-plate tuners, no cracks just scratches & scuffs, some thin over-finish (French polish) in the front lower bout, otherwise original & in very good plus condition; original hard case, branded WURLITZER on the back of the head & on the inside center strip; one of 28 made in this style for the Wurlitzer Co., all of which were made for standard playing, (Our #30464) $7,000.
77. OSCAR SCHMIDT, c.1915, 16-1/2" wide walnut body with white bindings, 2 mahogany necks with ebonized fingerboards joined above the nuts, one fretted for 6 strings, the other non-fretted for 6 strings, "S" bridge, 26-1/4"scale; no case, overall intact but could use restoration, (Our #25409) $2,000.
78. REGAL, Playtime Deluxe, c.1939, 14-fret neck with solid peghead with stencil: Playtime/ DeLuxe; somewhat hefty V-shaped neck with ebonized fingerboard with 3-piece pointed pearl/abalone inlays; mahogany body with white top & back bindings, ladder-braced spruce top with nice shaded finish, 15-5/8" lower bout width; 1-13/16"nut width; 25.4"scale; good frets & neck angle, 3-in-line tuners with amber buttons with original plate covers, 4-piece top with 2 repaired hairline cracks below bridge, odd long wedge-shaped insert in upper back (probably original), otherwise in overall very good plus condition, in newish hard case; nice player with an interesting old-timey sound, , (Our #30357) $1,000.
79. WASHBURN BY REGAL, Style 5238 Deluxe Grand Concert, c.1934, 12-fret, slotted head, X-braced 14-1/4" body with rosewood back & sides, top with gold leaf floral vine decoration, herringbone trim around top, soundhole & center back; mahogany neck with white binding, nut width: 1-13/16", head with engraved gold-plated Grover tuners with pearl buttons, original but for a later rosewood oversize bridge-plate (which doesn't seem to hurt the tone); overall very good condition, newish hard case, spruce plaque below soundhole stamped: GENUINE/ WASHBURN/ TONK BROS. CO./ CHICAGO/ SOLE DISTRIBUTORS, (Our #29099) $4,500.
New Martins
80. MARTIN, 000-15M Sunburst, NEW, sunburst top finish, solid mahogany body & neck, Morado fingerboard, 1-3/4" nut width, 25.4" scale, A-frame X- bracing, simple dovetail neck joint, delmar pickguard, hardshell case, Martin lifetime warranty, , (Our #30742) MAP
$1,659.
81. MARTIN, 000-16GT, 2014 (used), A previously owned but lightly used guitar in fine condition,Solid mahogany back & sides, herringbone backstrip & rosette, Sitka spruce top, black Micarta fingerboard and bridge, 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, includes hard case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #31461) MAP
$1,599.
82. MARTIN, 000-18, NEW, This renewed version of the classic has a 14-fret High Performance style neck (1-3/4" at the nut), mahogany back and sides, sitka spruce top, full gloss finish, forward shifted scalloped bracing, Delmar tortoise pickguard, G-98 style tuners, compensated bone saddle, wooden hardshell case, lifetime warranty, View specs for this model on the Martin Guitar web site, , (Our #31072) MAP
$2,459.
83. MARTIN, 000-28EC, New, Eric Clapton model, Solid Sitka spruce top, solid Indian rosewood sides and back, herringbone on top and soundhole, ebony fingerboard with snowflake pearl dots and inlaid Clapton signature, grained ivoroid binding, , (Our #29922) MAP
$3,749.
84. MARTIN, 000-28K Authentic 1921, New, based on a wonderful example from 1921 in the Martin Museum, this highly figured koa guitar is made with hide glue construction, scalloped X-bracing, a hand shaped neck with ebony fingerboard, 25.4" scale, 1-7/8" nut, in all its details just about as close to the original as you can get! Strong & mellow sounding., strong & warm sounding, with nice darker koa, (Our #30487) Our Price
$5,249.
85. MARTIN, 000-28K Authentic 1921, New, based on a wonderful example from 1921 in the Martin Museum, this figured koa guitar is made with hide glue construction, scalloped X-bracing, a hand shaped neck with ebony fingerboard, 25.4" scale, 1-7/8" nut, in all its details just about as close to the original as you can get! Looks great & sounds wonderful, , (Our #30501) Our Price
$5,249.
86. MARTIN, 000-RSGT, NEW, An amazinging affordable 14-fret Auditorium guitar, gloss finish Sitka top, solid Sapele back and sides, solid Sipo neck, modified low oval neck, A-frame bracing, 1-11/16" nut, Richlite fingerboard, OM scale of 25.4", hard shell case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #30398) Our Price
$850.
87. MARTIN, 00-15M, NEW, solid mahogany body, A-frame bracing, mortise and tenon neck, 1-11/16" nut width, 25.4" scale, delmar pickguard, hardshell case, Martin lifetime warranty, , (Our #30609) MAP
$1,459.
88. MARTIN, 00-17S Black Smoke, NEW, , , (Our #31146) MAP
$1,859.
89. MARTIN, 00-18 Authentic 1931, NEW, 00-12 fret body, Verified Tone System (VTS) torrefied Adirondack top, mahogany back and sides, 1931 style nice full neck with 1-7/8" nut and 2-5/16" string spacing at the bridge, ebony fingerboard and bridge, new hard case & warranty, , (Our #31222) MAP
$5,959.
90. MARTIN, 00-18V, NEW, this wonderful member of the vintage series is a great guitar, a classic 00-18, with mahogany back and sides, ebony fingerboard and bridge, big sound in a compact guitar, Geib style hard case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #30649) Our Price
$2,500.
91. MARTIN, 00-18V Ambertone, NEW, Custom Ambertone finish, this wonderful addition to the vintage series is a great guitar, a classic 00- 18, mahogany back and sides, ebony fingerboard and bridge, big sound in a compact guitar, Geib style hard case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #31172) Our Price
$2,650.
92. MARTIN, CEO-7, NEW, 00-14 fret slope shouldered body, solid Adirondack top with an Autumn Sunset sunburst finish, solid mahogany back and sides, modified V-shaped neck,, 1-3/4" bone nut, 24.9" scale length, Geib-style case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #31080) MAP
$2,629.
93. MARTIN, Cowboy II, New, limited edition, No.27 of 500, desert sand color, cowboy scene with chuck wagon, brown factory hard case, these were made in 2001 as a limited edition; this one is new, unplayed, with warranty, (Our #23757) Our Price
$749.
94. MARTIN, Cowboy III, NEW, limited edition #314 of 750, new in hard case, these were made in 2002 as a limited edition; this one is new, unplayed, with warranty, (Our #24126) Our Price
$600.
95. MARTIN, D Mahogany, NEW, with a custom 1935 style Sunburst finish, a wonderful new addition to the Special Edition Series with lots of vintage features and FSC certified woods, European spruce top, mahogany back and sides, Katalox fingerboard, scalloped forward shifted X-brace, modified V neck of mahogany, FSC certified Mahogany, 1-3/4" nut, vintage-style butterbean tuners, molded hard case, , (Our #29373) Our Price
$2,400.
96. MARTIN, D-1 Authentic 1931, NEW, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, VTS Adirondack top, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard & bridge, 1-7/8" bone nut, 2- 5/16" string spacing, mahogany neck, scalloped X-brace, lightweight & resonant, Geib-style case, a fine reproduction of Martin's 1931 D-1, the direct precursor of the D-18, (Our #31390) MAP
$5,529.
97. MARTIN, D-16GT, NEW, solid spruce top, scalloped A-frame top bracing, solid mahogany back & sides, 25.4" scale, 1-11/16"nut, herringbone rosette, black Micarta fingerboard and bridge, style 28 position markers., , (Our #29140) MAP
$1,599.
98. MARTIN, D-16GT Lefty, NEW, solid spruce top, scalloped A-frame top bracing, solid mahogany back & sides, 25.4" scale, neck 1-11/16", herringbone rosette, black Micarta fingerboard and bridge, style 28 position markers., , (Our #28811) MAP
$1,599.
99. MARTIN, D-18, NEW, This renewed version of the classic has a 14-fret High Performance style neck (1-3/4" at the nut), mahogany back and sides, sitka spruce top, full gloss finish, forward shifted scalloped bracing, Delmar tortoise pickguard, G-98 style tuners, compensated bone saddle, wooden hardshell case, factory installed Fishman Matrix pickup, lifetime warranty, View specs for this model on the Martin Guitar web site, , (Our #30684) MAP
$2,459.
100. MARTIN, D-18 Ambertone, NEW, This renewed version of the classic has a 14-fret High Performance style neck (1-3/4" at the nut), mahogany back and sides, sitka spruce top with an Ambertone sunburst, full gloss finish, forward shifted scalloped bracing, Delmar tortoise pickguard, G-98 style tuners, compensated bone saddle, wooden hardshell case, lifetime warranty, , (Our #30615) MAP
$2,659.
101. MARTIN, D-222, NEW, 100 of these guitars will be made to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Martin Dreadnought. This is a 12-fret body with torrefied VTS Sitka top and solid mahogany back and sides. The modified V-shape mahogany neck is 1-3/4" at the nut with an ebony fingerboard and 25.4" scale. Martin hardshell case and lifetime warranty., , (Our #31282) MAP
$3,959.
102. MARTIN, D-28 Authentic 1931, NEW, 12-fret body style, fabulous wide-grained Adirdondack top (non-VTS top), Madagascar rosewood back and sides, 1931 bracing and appointments, hide glue throughout, 1-7/8" nut, Geib style case, , (Our #31015) Our Price
$5,200.
103. MARTIN, Dreadnought Junior, NEW, solid sitka top, sapele back and sides, 14 frets to the body, 24" scale, 1-3/4" nut, Fishman Sonitone pickup installed, gig bag included, , (Our #31145) MAP
$609.
104. MARTIN, DRSGT, NEW, Classic 14-fret dreadnought body with a polished gloss Sitka spruce top. Featuring solid sapele back and sides and a solid sipo neck, the DRSGT emulates the appearance, integrity and tone of the Martin Style 18 Dreadnought. Modified low oval neck with 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, Comes equipped with Fishman sonitone electronics with USB, , (Our #30486) Our Price
$900.
105. MARTIN, DX 175TH, New, special edition X series with 175th anniversary artwork, HPL body, style#345-hard case, and Martin Warranty, , (Our #27718) Our Price
$599.
106. MARTIN, GPC-18E, NEW, , , (Our #31149) MAP
$3,059.
107. MARTIN, GPCPA4, NEW, Sapele back and sides with Sitka spruce top, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, Fishman Analog F1 pickup installed, hard shell case, warranty, , (Our #31421) MAP
$1,729.
108. MARTIN, GPCPA4 Rosewood Performing Artist, NEW, Grand Performance 14-Fret Cutaway, Indian rosewood back and sides, Hybrid X-scalloped sitka top, solid sapele back and sides, black Richlite fingerboard and bridge, 25.4" scale, Fishman F1 Analog electronics, hard shell case, lifetime warranty, , (Our #31089) MAP
$1,959.
109. MARTIN, GPCPA4 Shaded, NEW, Sapele back and sides with Sitka spruce top, vintage style shaded finish, 1-3/4" nut, Fishman Analog F1 pickup installed, hard shell case, warranty, , (Our #30643) MAP
$1,859.
110. MARTIN, LX Ed Sheeran X, NEW, spruce top, koa paatterned HPL back and sides, emblazoned with the signature Ed Sheeran X, birch laminate neck, Fishman pikup installed, gig bag included, , (Our #30789) Our Price
$450.
111. MARTIN, LX1, New, Little Martin, solid sitka top (not HPL), Mahogany pattern HPL back, 14 fret neck, HPL body, 1-11/16" at nut, 23" scale, wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps, , (Our #30186) MAP
$349.
112. MARTIN, LX1, New, Little Martin, solid sitka top (not HPL), Mahogany pattern HPL back, 14 fret neck, HPL body, 1-11/16" at nut, 23" scale, wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps, , (Our #30185) MAP
$349.
113. MARTIN, LX1E, NEW, Little Martin eiyh built in pickup and tuner, solid sitka top (not HPL), Mahogany pattern HPL back, 14 fret neck, HPL body, 1-11/16" at nut, 23" scale, wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps, , (Our #30214) MAP
$439.
114. MARTIN, LXK2, NEW, koa pattern High Pressure Laminate (HPL) top, back & sides, 14 fret neck, HPL body, 1-11/16" at nut, 23" scale, wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps, , (Our #31017) MAP
$329.
115. MARTIN, OM-18 Authentic 1933, NEW, 14-fret neck, shaded wide-grain Adirdondack top, mahogany back and sides, hide glue throughout, 1-3/4" nut, Geib style case and lifetime warranty; this guitar is one of the original issue without VTS top and with the original version Authentic gloss varnish, , (Our #30795) Our Price
$4,225.
116. MARTIN, OM-28 Authentic 1931, NEW, Modeled after the 1931 OM-28 owned by Mike Seeger, this orchestra model bears a 25.4" scale and 1-3/4" nut with the 1931 style full profile neck and heel and bridge pin space of 2-5/16"; the back and sides are of Brazilian rosewood, the Adirondack top is prepared with the new Verified Tone System, the ebony belly bridge has a long saddle of bone, with a Geib style case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #30638) MAP
$6,899.
117. MARTIN, OM-28E Retro, NEW, Indian rosewood, modified low oval neck with performing artist taper, 1-3/4'' nut, ebony fingerboard with incised diamond inlays, herringbone binding, hardshell case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #30307) MAP
$3,659.
118. MARTIN, OM-45 Deluxe Roy Rogers, 2005, 14-fret neck with OM-scale, Adirondack top & braces, Indian rosewood back & sides, modified V neck, 1- 3/4" at the nut, Waverly gold tuners, Greven Tor-tis pickguard, Geib style case, this is a never sold, straight from the factory prototype of the Roy Rogers OM-45 Deluxe, new and unused condition, this guitar, #1089674 was the 1st of 3 OM-45 DeLuxe Roy Rogers prototypes made in Indian rosewood; the label is signed by C. F. Martin IV and Roy Rogers, Jr., (Our #28653) Our Price
$8,950.
119. MARTIN, OMC-18E, NEW, , , (Our #31148) MAP
$3,059.
120. MARTIN, SWOMGT, NEW, long-scale OM model; "Smartwood" certified American cherry; low profile neck, gold plated tuners, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale length, new in hard case, , (Our #30613) MAP
$1,859.
New Custom Martins
121. MARTIN, 00-50 Custom, NEW, This custom was inspired by the 1935 00-55 in the C.F. Martin museum collection, all mahogany body with full gloss finish, tortoise binding, 14-fret ebony fingerboard and bridge, vintage style Grover tuners, scalloped braces, modified V-neck, nut width1-3/4", Geib style case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #31104) $2,600.
122. MARTIN, 0-18V Custom, New, mahogany back and sides, Adirondack top, size 0 body, 25.4" long scale, 1-3/4" nut, ebony bridge and fingerboard, early 30s-style Ambertone finish, modified (a bit beefier than most) V neck, Geib style case, lifetime warranty, (a few of the first 14-fret 0-18s made in 1932 had long scales), , (Our #30018) $2,850.
123. MARTIN, Custom 000-28 Guatemalan, NEW, Guatemalan rosewood back and sides, Adirondack top, 12-fret body, ebony fingerboard and pyramid bridge, scalloped Adirondack braces, modified V neck, slotted headstock, 25.4" scale, string spacing 2-5/16", 1-13/16" nut, Geib style case, lifetime warranty, , (Our #31079) $4,350.
124. MARTIN, Custom 000-42, New, 000 size 12-fret body, very select Madagascar rosewood back and sides with Style 45 pearl top purfling, flamed koa top and back binding, Adirondack top with 1933 Ambertone finish, modified V neck with 1-13/16" nut, ebony fingerboard with Style 45 snowflake inlays and flamed koa binding, ebony belly bridge with Style 45 snowflake inlays, Geib hard case, , (Our #30363) $6,100.
125. MARTIN, Custom 00-21 Long Scale, NEW, an elegant and great sounding guitar, 00 body with 25.4" long scale, 14-fret neck with 1-3/4" nut width and modified V-shape, nice dark Indian rosewood back and sides, rosewood bindings, Sitka top with toner, ebony fingerboard with slotted abalone squares, ebony belly bridge, herringbone trim around soundhole & back center strip, scalloped braces, Geib-style hard case, lifetime warranty, , (Our #31302) $2,650.
126. MARTIN, Custom 00-28 Long Scale, NEW, High altitude Swiss top, highly figured Guatemalan rosewood back and sides, ebony fingerboard & bridge, 1-3/4" nut, long 25.4" scale, low oval neck, 1930's style heel, vintage style GOTOH nickel tuners, Geib Style hard shell case & Lifetime warranty, , (Our #31464) $4,300.
127. MARTIN, Custom 0-17S, New, based on the 1931 0-17S model (Martin made about 30 of them that year); 12-fret V-shaped neck with slotted head, mahogany body with a simple unbound back, Adirondack (Non-VTS) spruce top with no toner, simple rosette & rosewood binding, ebony rectangular bridge, ebony fingerboard with slotted headstock and ebony nut, Geib-style hard case, a very light-weight & easy to play 12-fret 0 with a strong & lively sound, (Our #30811) $2,550.
128. MARTIN, Custom 0M-28, New, 14-fret 000 body with very select Madagascar rosewood back and sides, Adirondack top with 1/4"scalloped Adirondack braces, Style 45 rosette, fine herringbone & grained ivoroid binding; hide glue construction, modified low oval neck with Performing Artist taper (1-3/4" nut and 2-3/16" spacing at the bridge), 1930s style ebony bridge with drop-in long saddle, Style 42 abalone snowflake inlays in the fingerboard, 1933 Authentic decal, , (Our #30352) $5,425.
129. MARTIN, Custom 15-style 00-12 Fret, NEW, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, solid Sipo (mahogany) back and sides, solid Sitka top, mahogany low oval neck with 1-3/4" nut and rosewood fingerboard, rosewood belly bridge, matte finish, hardshell case, lifetime warranty, , (Our #31327) $1,675.
130. MARTIN, Custom CEO-7 Black, NEW, A custom version in Black finish of one of our favorite models, 00-14 fret slope shouldered body, solid Adirondack top, solid mahogany back and sides, modified V-shaped neck,, 1-3/4" bone nut, 24.9" scale length, Geib-style case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #30718) $2,500.
131. MARTIN, Custom D-28, NEW, 12-fret neck with slot head, body with Guatemalan back and sides (yes,it is Guatemalan though it looks like Brazilian), VTS Adirondack top, Hide glue construction, Modified V neck with 1-7/8" nut, 2-5/16" string spacing at the bridge, 25.4" scale, Geib style case; Stunning wood and sound; Just like that 1932 D-28 you've been wanting for your birthday, , (Our #30827) $6,000.
132. MARTIN, Custom OM-42, New, 000 size with 25.4" scale, hide glue construction, Adirondack spruce top, dark Ambertone sunburst, nice dark Madagascar rosewood back and sides, Koa binding, 42 style pearl inlays, bound peghead with 45-style C.F.MARTIN vertical logo in pearl; ebony fingerboard and belly bridge with drop-in saddle, Geib style case, , (Our #29974) $6,228.
133. MARTIN, M-18 Custom, New, 0000-size, mahogany body with Madagascar rosewood bindings with maple inlay, Adirondack top with Adirondack forward X-brace, low oval mahogany with ebony fingerboard, ebony bridge with drop-in saddle, Madagascar end-piece, Geib-style hard case, , (Our #31488) $3,210.
Gibson Style U Harp Guitar
Arch-Top Acoustics
134. GIBSON, L-50, 1935, 16"maple body with flat back, arched spruce top with ff-holes, V-shaped unbound maple neck with 1-3/4" nut, rosewood fingerboard elevated over top with pearl dot inlays; Grover G-98 tuners with celluloid buttons, pickguard present in case but deteriorated, repaired lower side puncture & adjacent crack, otherwise excellent condition, original hard case, , (Our #29362) $1,600.
135. GIBSON, L-50, 1940, sunburst finish, arched top and back, non-elevated fingerboard, original bridge and pickguard, trapeze tailpiece, original soft case, , (Our #30092) $2,250.
136. GIBSON, L-50, c.1950, 16-1/4"maple body, spruce top with brown sunburst finish, non-cutaway, rosewood board with trapezoidal pearloid inlays, reglued center seam below bridge, completely original, very good plus condition, original soft case, , (Our #27730) $1,350.
137. VEGA, C-46 "Advanced Model", c.1940, solid spruce 16"wide archtop with ff-holes, solid birch or maple back & sides, 1-piece 14-fret mahogany neck with square-(Martin) peghead shape, rosewood fingerboard with celluloid inlays, trapese tailpiece with rosewood top, body & neck with white bindings, 2 old horese decals on upper bouts of top; good original frets & plays easily; overall excellent condition, later case, , (Our #30645) $1,200.
Solid Body Electrics
138. B. C. RICH, Eagle, about 1980, solid body of koa & maple, koa neck integral with the body, rosewood fingerboard with 12 scalloped pearl diamonds, the peghead with inlaid pearl R; Badass bridge, excellent condition, original hard case, , (Our #30382) $3,000.
139. FENDER, American Deluxe Telecaster, 2006, Montego black body with white top binding & copper-color plastic pickguard, 3-way switch, maple neck with abalone dots, completely original including hang tags & owners manual, black molded case, near mint condition showing no player wear, , (Our #31039) $1,000.
140. FENDER, Stratocaster, 1979, ash body with 3-tone sunburst finish, maple board with black dots, near mint condition, appears unplayed, original hard case with dark red lining, original strap, , (Our #30010) $2,350.
Lap Steel
Lap Steels & Hawaiian
141. GIBSON, BR-9, c.1950, cream colored 3-bout body with brown fingerboard and brown arm guard over pickup & bridge, adjustable pickup poles, two cream colored control knobs, 1/4" pickup jack, a few dings & nicks, overall very good condition, , (Our #31350) $500.
142. RICKENBACHER, Electro No.59, c.1939, shaded grey finish, figure-8 shaped body, 6-string, 1-1/2" horseshoe magnet pickup, 2 control knobs, 1/4" pickup jack, original soft case (one hinge broken), , (Our #30743) $650.
Resonator Instruments
143. DOBRO, 33-S, 1978, 14-fret round maple neck with solid head, chrome-plated bell-brass body with etched sailboat and seagulls, nicely engraved "Steven Hinnant" above cover-plate, rosewood fingerboard, excellent condition, tweed hard case, , (Our #31114) $1,600.
144. NATIONAL RESO-PHONIC, Antique Brass Delphi, 2008 New, single cone, 12-fret maple neck with rosewood fingerboard bound in ivoroid, steel body with very cool vintage-looking brass finish, hard case, , (Our #27691) $2,550.
Classical & Flamenco
145. GUILLERMO DEL PILAR, 1956, nicely figured Brazilian rosewood back & sides, German spruce top, 3-piece mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, signed by the maker on the inside top; lower bout: 14-1/4, length of back: 19-1/8", string length: 630mm, shows some wear, overall very good condition, , (Our #31291) $3,500.
146. HERMANN HAUSER, SR., 1910, figured maple back & sides, ebonized neck with clock-key adjustment, 14 1/2" lower bout, completely original, a rare very early Hermann Hauser Sr., later hard case, requires some restoration, label: Herm. Hauser/ Lautenmacher/ in Munchen/ Bayerstr. 33./ A.D. 1910, (Our #22929) $6,500.
147. JOSE RAMIREZ, 1911, one-piece stained pear wood or maple back, ribs of similar wood, rosewood fingerboard, mahogany neck, straight-braced; back cracks, back has been poorly reglued to sides, sides are intact, spruce top has 3 unrestored cracks and warpage. rosette has wood loss which has been filled with mastic, later pearloid tap-plates, length of back: 483mm, lower bout: 483mm, scale: 644mm; labeled:: CONSTRUCCION/DE/GUITARRAS Y BANDURRIAS/JOSE RAMIREZ/COMCEPCION JERONIMA No2/ano 1911/MADRID; an historically interesting guitar in poor but restorable condition, (Our #22583) $2,000.
148. JOSE RAMIREZ, 1-A Classical, 1987, very choice Brazilian rosewood back & sides, cedar top, engraved & gold-plated tuners, ebony fingerboard, scale length 665mm, action just slightly high at 12th fret-5mm; the internal maker identification number corresponds to luthier Manuel Alonzo Gimenez; near mint overall condition, original hard case, , (Our #31112) $4,500.
149. JOSE RAMIREZ, 1-A Flamenco, 1991, solid cypress back & sides, solid spruce top with clear tap-plates, 3-piece neck with slotted-head, engraved & gold-plated tuners, ebony fingerboard, scale length: 655mm, near mint condition, later hard case, , (Our #31113) $3,500.
150. RAMIREZ, JOSE, Flamenco, 1921, 3-piece cypress back with 2 open cracks, spruce top with later tap-plates with various cracks, etc.; 9-fan bracing; length of back: 482mm, lower bout: 375mm, scale: 650mm, labeled: CONSTRUCCION DE GUITARRAS Y BANDURRIAS/ JOSE RAMIREZ/ CONCEPTION JERONIMA No.2/ MADRID ANO 1921; an historically interesting guitar in poor but restorable condition, (Our #G9909) $4,500.
Tenor
151. GIBSON, TG-00 Tenor, 1932, black finish, white top binding, L-00 body style & size with 23" scale, repaired 4" top crack, some pickwear & scratches, overall very good condition, newish molded hard case, , (Our #27576) $1,700.
152. GIBSON, TG-00 Tenor, 1933, entirely finished in black with white top binding & white pickguard, elevated fingerboard with14 frets to body 19 total, offset Grover Pat. geared tuners, excellent condition, later hard case, , (Our #25530) $1,850.
153. MARTIN, 0-18T Tenor, 1930, 14-fret neck with ebony fingerboard, bar frets in decent condition, good neck angle, OM pickguard, Grover Patent banjo tuners, ebony bridge, body with rosewood bindings, Adirondack spruce top with one repaired crack from bridge to binding, minor repaired back cracks and three small repaired side cracks, various dings & scratches, completely original, overall very good condition, hard case, these early '30s Martin 0-18T tenors are super sounding guitars. Much bigger sound than its size suggests!, (Our #29169) $2,750.
Amps, Effects and Misc.
154. FENDER, Twin Reverb, c.1970, silverface with silver control panel, blue-cloth grill & aluminum trim, 2- 12" Jensen speakers, no master volume, casters, very good condition, , (Our #25784) $950.
Antique Guitars
155. FRENCH, c.1810, a fine early 19th century French guitar, in overall very good condition, unfinished spruce top, figured maple back & sides, ebony veneered neck and peghead for six pegs, ebony fingerboard, ebony bridge, string length 644mm, , (Our #26584) $3,200.
156. FRENCH, c.1810, maple back and sides, spruce top with ebony and iv. border and wood binding, ebony fingerboard with bone frets (12 to the body and 5 over the body), ebony veneer over the round neck and the front and back of the peghead, wooden pegs, recently restored to playabale condition by John Pringle, , (Our #29665) $3,500.
157. FRENCH, early 19th century, a small lyre guitar in remarkably fine condition, maple back and sides, spruce top, ebony neck with brass supports connected to the body, ebony fingerboard, ebony peghead with six original ebony pegs, good frets and nut, ebony bridge, in a very pure state of preservation and in the original wooden case, , (Our #27524) $4,500.
158. JOHANN GEORG STAUFFER, STYLE OF, c.1830-40, rosewood veneered back (2- piece) and sides over spruce, 2- piece spruce top, ebonized neck (no overlay) with cone heel, Vienna-style headstock with floral engraved back cover plate, ebony fingerboard with bar frets, 12 frets to the body and 20 overall with tapered fingerboard extension, 25- 1/4" scale, in period (likely original) black coffin case, greatly resembles the work of the early C. F. Martin workshop in New York, (Our #27534) $5,500.
159. LOUIS NICHOLAS VISSENAIRE, c.1820, an interesting early French double-cutaway romantic-period guitar, spruce top, birds-eye maple back and sides, birdseye maple veneered neck and peghead for six ebony pegs, ebony neck with brass frets, ebony bridge; scale length 645 mm; the back has veneer cracks and two buckled cracks at the bottom of the back with old spline repairs, top has two old spline repairs; requires restoration, , (Our #26583) $2,000.
160. LOUIS PANORMO, 1826, highly figured maple back & sides in natural finish with wood bindings, black-laquered 3-piece neck with typical Panormo slotted head with Rance tuners with rollers, rosewood or cocuswood fingerboard with 12 frets to body (& 18 total); 24.9"(634mm) scale; 2 very old screws through bridge & some seam seperations to the back, otherwise original & in very good condition, original black wooden coffin case with damage to lower lid, labeled: Panormo Fecit/ Anno.1826 London/ 20 High Street Bloomsbury; measurements: back: 17-1/2" (445mm); lower bout: 11-1/4" (286mm); middle bout: 6-1/2" (165mm); upper bout: 8-3/8" (212mm); scale: 24.9" (634mm); requires some restoration to be playable, (Our #28573) $5,000.
161. MARCHAL, c.1770s, A good example of an French 5 course baroque guitar stamped; Marchal, solid flamed maple back and sides, spruce top with several repaired cracks and an open 9" top crack, laminated Ebony neck and peghead for 10 non original Ebony pegs, Ebony fingerboard, Ebony bridge with floral decoration to both sides, total length 97,8 cm, scale 65,2 cm, body length 46,7 cm,, (Our #27459) $6,000.
162. PANORMO SCHOOL, c.1830, 2 piece maple back of narrow horizontal curl, the ribs similar; marquetry 11-petaled inlay at bottom; applied bridge vinery; ebony binding and single line inlay around body; the neck & head very much in the Panormo style with ebony fingerboard (four frets missing )brass three-in-line tuners w/stamped decoration and marked RANCE; Lob:458, LB:299, MB: 182, UB:219; scale length: 25-1/4"; straight braced; wooden coffin case w/pink wooly lining; dealer label in case: J. C. MENCKE/ Brighton, requires restoration (top cracks, bridge pulling off, etc.), (Our #24222) $3,500.
163. WILLIAM TILTON, Style 3, c.1865, made by Zogbaum and Fairchild (as one of the higher-end Tilton models), spruce top cut on the diagonal, 2-piece highly figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 1-piece mahogany neck, light wooden bindings with checkerboard wood marquetry and around hole, rosewood headstock overlay in front only, German silver tuners with carved bone knobs, silver plated medallion and tailpiece with commemorative medals, incorporates Tilton's patent of March 4, 1856 for the square dowel from the neck to the end block and the diagonal grain top, as well as the patent tailpiece, completely original & in excellent condition; requires a neck reset to be playable, (Our #24305) $2,500.
Sold As-Is
164. GIBSON, B25-12, 1963, sunburst finish, needs neck reset, small crack on top extends from treble side of fingerboard to soundhole, otherwise excellent condition, completely original, period soft case, , (Our #31250) $650.
165. GIBSON, B45-12, 1969, natural finish, square-shouldered dreadnought with mahogany body, originally with tailpiece (now gone), with odd later bridge, could probably use a neck reset, otherwise excellent, period soft case, , (Our #31249) $650.
166. L. VIOHL, 1891, arched mahogany back & sides, unbound spruce top w/inlaid mahogany rosette rings, 13 1/2" body; rosewood fingerboard and pyramid bridge, brass saddle, 18 brass frets total-12 to body, slotted head, mahogany neck, 3-in-line open tuners on brass plates stamped with leaves and with bone tuner knobs, labelled L.VIOHL/MANUFACTURER/FLUSHING, L.I./1891; needs top left lower bout crack repaired, (Our #24225) $1,200.
167. MARTIN, 000-21, 1945, nice matching Brazilian rosewood back & sides, Adirondack top, ebony fingerboard with pearl dots & original brass frets, herringbone soundhole trim & back center strip, all parts original including full height bridge, tuners, & pickguard; refinished top; the back & sides oversprayed, the neck refinished (peghead overlay & decal kept original); belly rising somewhat behind bridge, bridge becoming unglued; hard case; requires restoration, , (Our #30102) $4,500.
168. OAHU, Style 65M, c.1935, 15-1/2"wide mahogany body, square neck, ebonized fingerboard, black/white checkered binding on top, back & soundhole, gold Oahu decal on headstock, seems to be same as later 66K "concert size"; has a few minor cracks, binding separating left lower back; needs bridge reglued & a setup; very good plus condition, soft case, , (Our #22295) $500.
169. STEWART & BAUER, c.1900, two-piece rosewood back with pearl center strip, spruce top with wide pearl border & soundhole surround, the sides with pearl trim along upper & lower edges, 12-fret mahogany neck with carved heel, fingerboard with fancy pearl tree-of-life inlay, 1-13/16"width at nut, 14-1/8"lower bout, 24.9"scale;, it has had a new peghead with new overlays added to the front & back; this guitar is illustrated in The Chinery Collection on page 13; it has a broken brace & needs a new bridge-plate, (Our #28187) $1,750.
170. WASHBURN, Style E, c.1923-24, 12-fret slot head, cedar neck, pearwood back and sides, spruce top, straight braced, 13" lower bout, rosewood fingerboard and bridge,24-3/4"scale, overall original & in near excellent condition, would benefit from a neck reset & a new saddle, , (Our #25300) $650.