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1. ANTONIO CERRITO, 1930's, This steel string guitar was made in the style of a classical guitar. It will comfortably work with silk & steel strings or light guage steel strings. It has a two-piece back and sides of mahogany without binding. The one-piece 14-fret neck is ash or birch with a rather thick rosewood fingerboard and a slotted squared headstock. It has a two-piece wide-grained spruce top with maple binding, six fan braces, and a straight classical-style rosewood bridge. The lower bout measures 14-3/4", the scale length is 24-3/4", and the nut width is 1-11/16". The old chipboard case it came in is included., , (Our #29891) $750.
2. DAVID LAPLANTE, 2014, David Laplante’s guitar is an homage to C.F. Martin’s Spanish-style instruments of the 1840s. It includes features such as a Spanish neck with large tapered headstock, long volute and Spanish heel. Like truly Spanish guitars, the heel cap continues the plane of the back, and the divided ribs have little taper. However, this guitar incorporates the X-brace pattern fully implemented by C.F. Martin in the 1840s, along with his ebony pyramid bridge design. It is very similar to the 1846 Colonel Wilkins guitar, but made in a more modern deep 00 body size., , (Our #31876) $6,000.
3. EASTMAN, AC122 Grand Auditorium, NEW, solid Sitka top, Sapele laminate back and sides, scalloped X-brace, bone nut & saddle, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, sturdy rigid padded travel case, , (Our #31559) $439
4. 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) $600.
5. EASTMAN, AC220 Dreadnought, NEW, A really handsome straightforward acoustic dreadnought that sounds great and is comfortable to play, solid Sitka spruce top, Rosewood laminate back and sides, new open pore finish, nut width 1-3/4", scale length 25.4" hard shell case, , (Our #31561) $519.
6. EASTMAN, AC630CE Dlx Maple Cutaway, NEW, solid spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, jumbo body with cutaway, with hard shell case, , (Our #31585) $1499.
7. 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) $519.
8. GIBSON, 1028 Ray Whitley Recording King, 1941, adirondack top with sunburst finish, figured tortoise colored plastic pickguard, mahogany back and sides, 24.9" scale, 1-34" nut, V-shaped mahogany neck, 3-in-line Kluson open tuners with amber buttons (one replaced button), bound rosewood fingerboard, X-braced with two non-scalloped tone- bars, no cracks, nice action, strap button in the heel of the neck, original metal strap-tender at the endpin but missing the one at the back of the head, relatively new brown hardshell case, original and excellent condition, , (Our #31848) $11,000.
9. GIBSON, Capital, c.1937-38, spruce top with sunburst finish, 14-3/4"wide 14-fret L-00 type mahogany body with white bindings top & back, striped pickguard, straight-braced, 1-11/16" nut and 24.9" scale, 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.
10. GIBSON, Cromwell G-2, 1937, spruce top with sunburst finish, L-00 size straight-braced mahogany body, white top & back bindings, striped pickguard, V-shaped 14-fret neck with 1-3/4" nut, 24.9" scale, 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.
11. GIBSON, J-35, 1938, sunburst finish Adirondack spruce top, mahogany back and sides, 3 scalloped tone-bars, V-shaped neck, 1-3/4" width at nut, 24.9" scale, 2 tiny screw holes filled on lower right bout of top, overall very good condition, new hard case, , (Our #31288) $11,500.
12. GIBSON, J-35, early 1937, spruce top with 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: lower:4-7/8" to upper: 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.
13. GIBSON, Jumbo, 1934, sunburst finish on top, back, sides & neck, striped pickguard, two-piece back with no center strip, Grover "clipped-- end" butterbean G-98 tuners, V-shaped neck with 1-3/4" width at nut, head with Gibson in horizontal pearl script, 3 scalloped tone bars, original maple bridge-plate, body depth: 4-5/8" at bottom to 4- 1/8"at neck; very well repaired top cracks include two at the pickguard & two at the outer center bass flank expertly retouched, an old and nicely repaired and stable heel crack, neck reset by Dave Strunk, otherwise very good plus condition, new hard case, an early '34 Jumbo with an impressively large & powerful sound, (Our #26298) $18,500.
14. GIBSON, L-0, 1939, spruce top with black finish, mahogany back and sides, 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 colored plastic 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, spruce top with sunburst finish, striped pickguard, white top binding, mahogany back and sides, V-neck with 1-3/4" nut, 24.9" scale, mahogany back and sides, 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, spruce top with sunburst finish, white bound top & back, striped pickguard, mahogany back and sides, no adjustable truss-rod (maple neck reinforcement visible under nut), 1-11/16" nut and 24.9" scale, good neck angle & frets, later hard case, , (Our #29204) $3,800.
18. GIBSON, L-1, 1933-1934, spruce top with dark "Cremona brown" sunburst finish with small center, mahogany back and sides, 14-fret neck full semi-V- shaped neck and 1-11/16" nut, striped pickguard, white top & back bindings, 24.9" scale, 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, spruce top with 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, Roy Smeck Stage De Luxe, 1935, 12-fret dreadnought, dark sunburst finish with smallish center, striped pickguard, 3-3/4" soundhole diameter, deep mahogany body (depth at butt: 4-3/8 tapering to 4-1/8"depth at neck); expertly converted from Hawaiian by Dave Strunk/Bros. Music; V-shaped mahogany neck perfectly reduced to a full 1-7/8" nut width, radiused rosewood fingerboard, otherwise original; one repaired hairline crack below bridge, overall excellent condition, original red-line hard case, , (Our #31842) $9,000.
21. GIBSON FOR MONTGOMERY WARD, 1028 Ray Whitley Recording King, 1939-40, spruce top with sunburst finish, 16" wide round- shouldered mahogany dreadnought body, V-shaped mahogany neck, white-bound rosewood fingerboard with pearl dots, 1-3/4"nut width, 24.9" scale, 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.
22. GIBSON KALAMAZOO, HG-00/KHG-14, 1939, spruce top with sunburst finish, mahogany back and sides, 12-fret V-shaped neck, 1-15/16" width at nut, X-braced (non-scalloped braces), 24.9" scale, 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.
23. GUILD, F-30 NT, 1965, mahogany back & sides, spruce top with natural finish, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, 1-1/16"nut width, 24- 5/8"scale, some scratches & dings, some pickwear below pickguard, there are 2 short (4") hairline side cracks to the middle bass side, the original saddle has been replaced, in very good overall condition, in its original two-tone grey hard case with original hang tag warranty, a good sounding & easy to play mid-'60s F-30 (like the one used by Mississippi John Hurt), , (Our #32056) $1,850.
24. JEFF ROBERTSON, D-20SE, dreadnought body with spruce top and 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) $2,250.
25. JEFF ROBERTSON, J-20R, spruce top, 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) $2,250.
26. JEFF ROBERTSON, J-20SE, Macassar ebony jumbo body with spruce top, 3-part mahogany neck with maple center strip with unbound ebony fingerboard, ebony bridge, 1-13/16" fingerboard, 25.4" scale, abalone rosette, clear pickguard, near mint condition, original hard case, , (Our #30004) $2,250.
27. JOHN ZEIDLER, Excalibur, 1990, An exquisite instrument from one of America's most talented guitar makers, flat-top dreadnought body with rounded cutaway, select Indian rosewood back & sides with cream-colored & tortoise colored plastic multiple layer bindings, 14-frets to body (20 total), length of back=20-1/4", lower bout=16-1/8", scale length=25-1/2", nut width=1-3/4", excellent plus condition, original hard case, , (Our #32055) $6,500.
28. KONA, Style 4, c.1925, Made by Weissenborn. Koa body with rope bindings, top, back, & neck, round neck with 7 frets to the body (19 total), abalone pearl fingerboard inlays, completely original and in overall very good condition, plays nicely as either a regular Spanish-style or Hawaiian style guitar, Similar to a Weissenborn Style 4 but with a deeper body & solid round neck., (Our #23376) $3,250.
29. LARSON BROS., c.1933, 000-size Brazilian rosewood back & sides with 3-ply white/black bindings (14-7/8"lower bout), 12-fret V-shaped mahogany neck with slotted-head and 1-3/4" nut, ebony fingerboard bound in the typical Larson style, the squared headstock inlaid with N T W in white celluloid, long 25-1/2"scale, laminated X- brace; ebony flat-pyramid bridge with a few glued hairline cracks, overall excellent condition, older Harptone hard case, a custom guitar built for Nathalie Whiting; illustrated on plate IV of the color section of the Robert Hartman book on Larson; particularly full and strong sounding, (Our #31285) $10,000.
30. LOUIS PANORMO, 1827, A Guitar by Louis Panormo in the Spanish style; labeled: 893/ Panormo Fecit / Anno 1827 London. / 26 High Street Bloomsbury., , (Our #31793) $5,500.
31. LOUIS PANORMO, c.1832, A Guitar by Louis Panormo c.1832 in the Spanish style; labeled: LOUIS PANORMO/ The only Maker of/ Guitars in the Spanish Style / (indecipherable date)/ 46 High Street Bloomsbury/ LONDON/ Guitars of Every Description from 2 to 15 Guineas. Brazilian rosewood back & sides with a typical Panormo slotted head. Baker tuners on engraved tuner plates with carved "hatchet-head"pearl buttons. With a TKL case., , (Our #31785) $5,500.
32. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, c.1830s, This unlabeled guitar exhibits the slotted dome-shaped head that Austro-German makers had begun to utilize in conjunction with geared tuners. The non-adjustable neck, as opposed to one with a clock-key mechanism was a less expensive option for guitar consumers. Even then, aesthetics were important as the decorative rosette and bridge applique demonstrate. The top is supported with one straight brace below the soundhole, one straight brace above the bridge area, no apparent bridge plate, and two straight braces above the soundhole, , (Our #31795) $2,200.
33. MARTIN, 000-18, 1946, a war-time style 18 still with an ebony rod in the neck, 4-piece Adirondack spruce top, mahogany back and sides, 1-11/16" width at nut, 24.9" scale, 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.
34. MARTIN, 000-28, 1926, Adirondack spruce top with herringbone trim, Brazilian rosewood back & sides, 12-fret body style with slotted-head, 25.4" scale, 3-in-line tuners with engraved nickel plates, ebony pyramid bridge, bar frets, small thin maple bridge-plate, original except for a somewhat later Martin OM-pickguard (correct size, material, & style for the period), recent neck reset and setup, center seam reglued below bridge (looks fine), very good condition overall, 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.
35. MARTIN, 000-28, 1946, Brazilian rosewood back & sides, sitka spruce top with herringbone trim, non-scalloped braces, ebony board with pearl dots (of uniform size), open Waverly tuners with oval nickel buttons, back with 4"hairline crack glued, correct size maple bridge-plate that looks a bit too new (so maybe a replacement), some minor player wear, near excellent condition, period brown hard case, , (Our #31692) $14,000.
36. MARTIN, 000-28C, 1964, made as a nylon string classical guitar, it has a 12-fret neck with slotted-head, a 12-fret style body, and with very attractive Brazilian rosewood back and sides, completely original, in excellent plus condition, in its original hard case, , (Our #32144) $5,500.
37. MARTIN, 000-28ECB, 2001, Prototype #1 of 3 prototypes made for this limited edition guitar, the label is signed by Eric Clapton and C.F. Matin IV, The top is Sitka spruce and the back and sides are Brazilian rosewood, scalloped braces, grained ivoroid bindings and pearl rosette, ebony fingerboard and bridge with fossil ivory pins, 1-3/4" nut and 24.9" scale, modified V-shape neck, original hard case, Mint unplayed condition, , (Our #32017) $10,000.
38. MARTIN, 00-18, 1927, Adirondack spruce top, mahogany back and sides, 24.9" scale, braced for steel, lightweight & responsive, 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; original small maple bridge-plate, 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, , (Our #29548) $6,200.
39. MARTIN, 00-18, 1943, Adirondack top with scalloped braces, tortoise-color bindings, dark Brazilian rosewood fingerboard & bridge, ebony nut, wartime gunmetal grey Klusons with plastic buttons & no bushings, 1-11/16" nut width, beautiful semi-V shaped mahogany neck with ebony rod, completely original, recent neck reset & fret dressing, and top center seam regluing by Dave Strunk, new Martin hard case, the cleanest & nicest period 00-18 we've seen, (Our #31977) $8,500.
40. MARTIN, 00-21, 1968, 12-fret neck with slotted-head,Sitka spruce top, nicely figured Brazilian rosewood back & sides, 24.9" scale, rosewood fingerboard & belly bridge, original small rosewood bridge-plate, one 4"hairline back crack, otherwise no cracks, neck very slightly pulled up at joint but good action & saddle height, otherwise excellent condition, original but for good looking tortoise-colored plastic replacement pickguard, newer hard case, , (Our #30932) $5,500.
41. MARTIN, 00-42, 1902, 12-fret neck, slotted-head with inlaid Handel tuners, various back, side & top cracks are well handled and with some overfinish, ivory bridge with some hairline cracks, overall very good condition, new hard case, , (Our #31691) $14,000.
42. MARTIN, 0-17, 1934, mahogany top, back and sides, 24.9" scale, 14-fret body style, 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.
43. MARTIN, 0-17, 1936, all mahogany body, rosewood fingerboard with tiny ivoroid dots and rectangular rosewood bridge, hefty semi-V shaped neck with ebony 1-3/4"nut, ebony heel cap, open Grover G-98 tuners with oval buttons, older neck reset without shim, overall excellent condition, completely original and with the original chipboard soft case,, , (Our #32016) $4,500.
44. MARTIN, 0-18, 1898, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 12-fret, slot head, rosewood sides (Style 18 guitars had rosewood bodies until 1917), original dark-stained spruce 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, rounded V-shaped cedar neck with1-7/8" nut width, scale length 24-3/4", period chipboard case, playable with either nylon or extra light guage steel strings, & quite nice sounding; from the collection of Mike Seeger, (Our #30260) $6,500.
45. MARTIN, 0-18, late 1922, Adirondack srpuce top, mahogany back and sides, 24.9" scale, 12-fret body style with 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, (Our #28678) $4,250.
46. 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), (Our #29568) $7,000.
47. MARTIN, 0-28K, 1927, top, back and sides of attractively figured koa, 24.9" scale, 12-fret body style with slotted-head, 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.
48. MARTIN, 1-26, c.1870s, spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 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) $6,500.
49. MARTIN, Claire’s Guitar, 2005, A very special Size 5 (Terz), Style 40 guitar, issued to celebrate the birthday of Claire Frances Martin. This is Limited Edition #11 of 100 from the first batch of this model. The back and sides are of select Brazilian rosewood. The Sitka top has natural gloss finish. The 12-fret mahogany neck has a 1-11/16" nut (scale is 21.4"), gold-plated Waverly tuners with grained ivoroid buttons, ebony fingerboard with 18 frets, with custom fingerboard and headstock inlays. Original hard case. Near mint condition- looks unplayed., , (Our #32150) $10,000.
50. MARTIN, CS21-11, 2011, Formerly owned & used by David Bromberg, a Martin Custom Shop guitar designed to be super light in all its parts, looks beautiful & sounds great, 25.4" scale, neck width at nut is 1-3/4", highly figured Brazilian-looking Madagascar rosewood back & sides, Adirondack top without toner, Style 21 appointments, Custom shop Geib style hard case, with a Fishman Gold+ Active pickup installed, used but in excellent plus condition, , (Our #28967) $4,500.
51. MARTIN, D12-28 12-String, 1998, Indian rosewood back & sides (in very Brazilian-looking Indian), 14-fret neck with 1-7/8"nut width, with a later replacement Martin black pickguard, 4-1/2" repaired hairline crack in the lower treble bout of the top extending from the binding, otherwise in near mint condition & really looks unused, original hard case, , (Our #32053) $1,500.
52. MARTIN, D-18, 1941, spruce top, mahogany back and sides, 25.4" scale, the neck with good 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.
53. MARTIN, D-18, 1948, standard period D-18, nice dark sitka top with no cracks, mahogany back and sides, 25.4" scale, 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.
54. MARTIN, D-28, 1957, spruce top, straight-grained Brazilian rosewood back & sides, 25.4" scale, 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.
55. 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) $5,200.
56. MARTIN, D-28 Elvis Presley, 2008, No.148 of a limited edition of 175 guitars, East Indian rosewood back & sides, Carpatian spruce top, tooled leather cover, scalloped braces, Geib-style hard case, 175th Year stamp, mint condition, appears unused, , (Our #31892) $5,000.
57. MARTIN, D-28GE, 2004, a Martin Limited Edition with Adirondack top and herringbone trim, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, the V- shaped neck with ebony fretboard and with 1-3/4"nut width, original hard case, near mint condition, , (Our #32149) $10,000.
58. MARTIN, D-28KTBS Bob Shane, 2003, sitka spruce top, Indian rosewood back and sides with grained ivoroid bindings, 25.4" scale, 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 hard case, #45 of a limited edition of 51; abel signed by Chris Martin & Bob Shane; in near mint condition, appears unplayed, (Our #29998) $3,500.
59. 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, 25.4" scale, nut width: 1-27/32", near mint condition, looks unused, Cedar Creek brown leather case, , (Our #29887) $8,000.
60. MARTIN, HDN Negative, 2003, Limited edition number 89, Engelmann Spruce top with Indian Rosewood back and sides, Black lacquer body and neck with Ivory colored Micarta headstock overlay, fingerboard and bridge, 45-style fingerboard inlays and rosette with herringbone around the top, 1-3/4" low profile neck, original Geib style case, Mint unplayed condition, label signed by CF Martin IV, Limited Edition: # 89 of 135 made;, (Our #32015) $4,000.
61. MARTIN, O-21, 1917, Adirondack spruce top, figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 24.9" scale, 12-fret body style with slotted-head, 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, the finish has had a light French polish & some retouch just below the bridge covering a small area from a previous slightly larger bridge; the head and neck also show some 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, 2-3/8" string spacing at the bridge, newer Harptone hard case; this is a good solid 0-21 with a few old issues made into a great player & suitable for standard light strings, , (Our #32134) $5,000.
62. MARTIN, OM-18, 1931, Adirondack top, mahogany back and sides, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, some old rib repairs, top and back are in fine condition, rosewood bindings and endpiece, original ebony fingerboard & bridge, small OM-pickguard, standard open clipped-ended Grovers, original bridge-plate, later black Harptone case, , (Our #31834) $22,000.
63. MARTIN, OM-28, 1930, Adirondack spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 25.4" scalem 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) $25,000.
64. MARTIN, OM-45GE 1933, 2002, inspired by the 1933 OM-45 with abalone 45 style inlays, Sunburst Adirondack spruce top with forward shifted Adirondack braces, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, modified V mahogany neck with a 1-3/4" fossilized mammoth ivory nut, ebony belly bridge with fossilized mammoth ivory long saddle, original Geib style hard case, Mint condition, appears unused, , (Our #32014) $18,000.
65. 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.
66. OSCAR SCHMIDT, c.1915, 16-1/2" wide walnut body with white bindings, two 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.
67. REGAL, Playtime Deluxe, c.1939, spruce top, mahogany back and sides, 25.4" scale, 14-fret body style with solid peghead stencilled: 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; 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) $900.
68. WASHBURN BY REGAL, Style 5238 Deluxe Grand Concert, c.1934, spruce top, 12-fret neck with 1-13/16" nut, 24-3/4" scale, slotted head, X-braced 14-1/4" body with solid rosewood back & sides, the top with gold leaf floral vine decoration, herringbone trim around top, soundhole & center back, mahogany neck with white binding, 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
69. MARTIN, 000-15M Streetmaster, NEW, The 000-15M StreetMaster™ model is built to the same specifications as the 000-15M model, with the addition of a beautifully distressed satin finish. The mahogany top, back and sides have a dark mahogany sunburst finish. The fingrboard and bridge are Katalox with a 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, and modified low oval neck. Sturdy gig bag included., , (Our #32169) IN STOCK
$1,399.
70. MARTIN, 000-15M Streetmaster, NEW, The 000-15M StreetMaster™ model is built to the same specifications as the 000-15M model, with the addition of a beautifully distressed satin finish. The mahogany top, back and sides have a dark mahogany sunburst finish. The fingerboard and bridge are Katalox with a 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, and modified low oval neck. Sturdy gig bag included., , (Our #32005) IN STOCK
$1,399.
71. MARTIN, 000-18, NEW, This renewed version of the classic 000-18 is refreshed with a 14-fret High Performance style neck (1-3/4" at the nut). The back and sides are Mahogany with a Sitka spruce top, with a full gloss finish, and the top has forward shifted scalloped bracing. Also - Delmar tortoise pickguard, G-98 style tuners, compensated bone saddle, with a 24.9" scale and 1-3/4" nut. Original Martin hardshell case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31072) IN STOCK
$2,459.
72. MARTIN, 000-28EC, New, The Eric Clapton signature model is built with a solid Sitka spruce top and solid Indian rosewood back and sides. Herringbone dresses up the edge of the top and soundhole, finished out with ivoroid binding. The fingerboard is ebony with snowflake pearl dots and inlaid Clapton signature, and the neck is a modified-V profile. Measurements: Scale is 24.9" and nut is 1-3/4". Original Martin hardshell case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #29922) IN STOCK
$3,759.
73. MARTIN, 000-28K Authentic 1921, New, Based on a wonderful 1921 example in the C.F. Martin museum collection, this figured koa guitar is made with hide glue construction, scalloped X-bracing, and a hand shaped neck with ebony fingerboard. In all its details just about as close to the original as you can get! Looks great & sounds wonderful. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-7/8" nut. Lifetime warranty and original hard case included., , (Our #30501) New Price
$5,249.
74. MARTIN, 000-30 Authentic 1919, NEW, The 000-12 fret body of this style 30 guitar assembled with hide glue and a full dovetail neck joint. The top is VTS (Verified Tone System) Adirondack, and the back and sides are Madagascar Rosewood with a Vintage gloss finish. The bridge and fingerboard are ebony with 1919 style snowflake board inlays. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-7/8" nut. Lifetime warranty and original Geib style hard case included. A really superb sounding new guitar., , (Our #31917) IN STOCK
$6,899.
75. MARTIN, 00-17 Authentic 1931, NEW, Looks and feels like the original 1931 guitar! Classic 00-size 12-fret solid mahogany body with Vintage gloss finish, scalloped X-bracing. Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, bridge and headplate overlay. Measurements: 1-7/8" nut, 24.9" scale. Lifetime warranty and original C.F. Martin Geib style case included., , (Our #32155) IN STOCK
$4,799.
76. MARTIN, 00-17S Black Smoke, NEW, Grand Concert 00 12-fret body with black matte finish, mahogany back and sides, and simple dovetail neck. The Sitka spruce top has scalloped X-bracing. The neck has a modified low oval profile with the High Performance taper and a rosewood fingerboard. Measurements: 1-3/4" nut, 24.9" scale. Lifetime warranty and original C.F. Martin Geib style case included., , (Our #31146) IN STOCK
$1,559.
77. MARTIN, 00-17S Black Smoke, NEW, Grand Concert 00 12-fret body with black matte finish, mahogany back and sides, and simple dovetail neck. The Sitka spruce top has scalloped X-bracing. The neck has a modified low oval profile with the High Performance taper and a rosewood fingerboard. Measurements: 1-3/4" nut, 24.9" scale. Lifetime warranty and original C.F. Martin Geib style case included., , (Our #31147) IN STOCK
$1,559.
78. MARTIN, 00-18 Authentic 1931, NEW, This is one of our very favorite guitars in the Authentic series. It has a 00-12 fret body, Verified Tone System (VTS) torrified Adirondack sprucetop, mahogany back and sides. The 1931 style neck is nice and full, with an ebony fingerboard. Measurements: 1-7/8" nut, 24.9", scale, 2-15/16" pin spacing at the bridge. Lifetime warranty and original C.F. Martin Geib style case included., , (Our #31976) IN STOCK
$5,959.
79. MARTIN, 00-18 DB Jeff Tweedy, NEW, The Jeff Tweedy model has a deep 00 size 14-fret deep body, made of FSC certified mahogany, with a gloss mahogany burst sunburst finish. The modified-V-shaped neck has a standard taper. Measurements: 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" long scale, 2-1/4" pin spacing at the bridge. Lifetime warranty and original C.F. Martin molded case included., , (Our #32026) IN STOCK
$2,599.
80. MARTIN, 00-18V, NEW, This wonderful member of the Vintage series is a classic 00-18 guitar. The top is Sitka spruce and the back and sides are mahogany. The modified-V neck has an ebony fingerboard. Big sound in a compact guitar. Measurements: 24.9" scale. Geib style hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #30649) New Price
$2,500.
81. MARTIN, 00-18V Ambertone, NEW, This wonderful member of the Vintage series is a classic 00-18 guitar. The top is Sitka spruce and the back and sides are mahogany. We've upgraded this guitar with a custom Ambertone finish. The modified-V neck has an ebony fingerboard. Big sound in a compact guitar. Measurements: 24.9" scale. Geib style hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31172) New Price
$2,650.
82. MARTIN, 00L-17 Black Smoke, NEW, There’s so much to like about this 00 size14-fret slope-shouldered guitar. The top is Sitka spruce top, with Mahogany back & sides, all done in Black Smoke finish. The top has scalloped X-bracing, and the neck has a low-oval profile with High Performance taper and simple dovetail. Measurements: 24.9" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Originl C.F. Martin hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31649) IN STOCK
$1,559.
83. MARTIN, 0-18, New, Like the ‘Mouse that Roared,’ 0 size guitars consistently defy expectations with their great abilty to peak and be heard. Sitka top with scalloped braces black bindings and tortoise colored pickguard. Mahogany back & sides, ebony fingerboard & bridge. The low oval neck profile has the High Performance string taper, along with open-geared Grover tuners with butterbean buttons. Measurements: 24.9" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Original C.F. Martin hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #32025) IN STOCK
$2,459.
84. MARTIN, CEO-7, NEW, Our favorite in this series, the CEO-7 guitar is designed with a 00 size 14-fret slope-shouldered body. The solid Adirondack top has scalloped bracing and an Autumn Sunset sunburst finish. The back and sides are solid mahogany. The modified V-shaped neck has a standard string taper and ebony fingerboard. Measurements: 24.9" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Original C.F. Martin Geib style hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31932) IN STOCK
$2,629.
85. MARTIN, CS-Bluegrass-16, NEW, A dreadnought designed especially to suit the needs of Bluegrass players this limited edition guitar is one of an edition of 100. The top is Adirondack Spruce (VTS) with forward shifted scalloped bracing and a large soundhole (like the Clarence White model). The back and sides are Guatemalan Rosewood. The 14-fret neck has a modified low oval profile and High Performance taper. Particularly strong sounding with an outstanding bass end. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Original C.F. Martin hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31996) New Price
$5,200.
86. MARTIN, D Jr. Dreadnought Junior A, NEW, The D Jr. is a pure acoustic guitar, crafted from a Sitka spruce top paired with sapele back and sides, Richlite fingerboard and bridge, and a hand-rubbed body and neck finish. Great for travel or for anyone seeking the comfort and playability of a smaller instrument that sounds like a real guitar! Think of this as a 3/5 size scaled down dreadnought. Measurements: 24" scale, 1-3/4" nut, 2-5/32" string spacing at the bridge. Sturdy travel gig bag included., , (Our #31867) IN STOCK
$499.
87. MARTIN, D Jr. Dreadnought Junior A, NEW, The D Jr. is a pure acoustic guitar, crafted from a Sitka spruce top paired with sapele back and sides, Richlite fingerboard and bridge, and a hand-rubbed body and neck finish. Great for travel or for anyone seeking the comfort and playability of a smaller instrument that sounds like a real guitar! Think of this as a 3/5 size scaled down dreadnought. Measurements: 24" scale, 1-3/4" nut, 2-5/32" string spacing at the bridge. Sturdy travel gig bag included., , (Our #31866) IN STOCK
$499.
88. MARTIN, D Jr. Dreadnought Junior E, NEW, The D Jr. is a pure acoustic guitar, crafted from a Sitka spruce top paired with sapele back and sides, Richlite fingerboard and bridge, and a hand-rubbed body and neck finish. Great for travel or for anyone seeking the comfort and playability of a smaller instrument that sounds like a real guitar! Think of this as a 3/5 size scaled down dreadnought. Measurements: 24" scale, 1-3/4" nut, 2-5/32" string spacing at the bridge. Fishman Sonitone pickup installed. Sturdy travel gig bag included., , (Our #31620) IN STOCK
$599.
89. MARTIN, D-1 Authentic 1931, NEW, The earliest of the Martin dreadnaughts were designed with a generous 12-fret body like this Authentic series guitar, fashioned like its predecessor of 1931. The top is VTS Adirondack with a scalloped X-brace and Brazilian rosewood fingerboard & bridge. The back and sides are mahogany. A truly fine reproduction of Martin's 1931 D-1, the direct precursor of the D-18, this guitar is lightweight & resonant. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-7/8" nut, 2-5/16" string spacing. Original C.F. Martin Geib style hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31390) IN STOCK
$5,529.
90. MARTIN, D-15M Streetmaster, NEW, The D-15M StreetMaster™ model is built to the same specifications as the D-15M model but Martin with the addition of a beautifully distressed satin finish. The mahogany top, back and sides have a dark mahogany sunburst finish. The fingerboard and bridge are Katalox with a 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, and modified low oval neck. Warranty and sturdy C.F. Martin gig bag included., , (Our #32126) IN STOCK
$1,399.
91. MARTIN, D-16GT Lefty, NEW, Yes, we have a lefty! A wonderful all around instrument featuring a solid spruce top with scalloped A-frame top bracing, and solid mahogany back & sides. The mahogany neck is designed with a modified low oval profile and standard taper. Black Richlite bridge and fingerboard with style 28 position markers. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-11/16" nut. Original C.F. Martin hard case and warranty included., , (Our #28811) IN STOCK
$1,499.
92. MARTIN, D-18, NEW, This renewed version of the classic has a the familiar Sitka spruce top and forward shifted scalloped X-brace known for great performance, along with the solid mahogany back and sides that give the 18 guitars such versatile qualities. The 14-fret mahogany neck has a comfortable low oval profile and High Performance string taper, along with G-98 tuners. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Original C.F. Martin hard case and warranty included., , (Our #31925) IN STOCK
$2,459.
93. MARTIN, D-18 Ambertone, NEW, This renewed version of the classic has a the familiar Sitka spruce top and forward shifted scalloped X- brace known for great performance, along with the solid mahogany back and sides that give the 18 guitars such versatile qualities. The Ambertone finish gives this a great vintage look. The 14-fret mahogany neck has a comfortable low oval profile and High Performance string taper, along with G-98 tuners. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Original C.F. Martin hard case and warranty included., , (Our #30615) IN STOCK
$2,659.
94. MARTIN, D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged, NEW, Engineeed with the design and materials to make this an autnetic version based on the 1939 D-18. This model is also carefully detailed to give the guitar the look of years of aging and use. The top is VTS Adirondack spruce with mahogany back and sides put together with hide glue. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-11/16" nut, 2-1/8" sstring spacing at the bridge. Geib style case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #32143) IN STOCK
$6,729.
95. MARTIN, D-28, NEW, The D-28 model is long established throughout the guitar world for its bass resonance and trble articulation. Contructed os solid East Indian rosewood back and sides, Sitka spruce top and mahogany neck with a low oval profile and standard string taper. The bridge and fingerboard are of ebony. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-11/16" nut, 2-1/8" string spacing. Lifetime warranty and hardshell molded plastic case included., , (Our #31981) IN STOCK
$2,699.
96. MARTIN, D-35E (2018), NEW, The D-35E (2018) features a three-piece back and a fingerboard bound in antique white binding. The Sitka spruce top, East Indian rosewood back and sides, and expressive quarter-inch straight top bracing offer balance and power for any situation. The modified low oval neck has the High Performance Taper, fingerboard and bridge of ebony. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut, and 2-1/8" pin spacing. C.F. Martin installed LR Baggs Anthem pickup, hard shell case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #32102) IN STOCK
$3,399.
97. MARTIN, DRSGT, NEW, The DRSGT is an affordable 14-fret Dreadnought Road Series guitar with a polished gloss Sitka spruce top. Featuring sapele back and sides and a modified low oval solid sipo neck, the DRSGT emulates the appearance, integrity and tone of the Martin Style 18 Dreadnought. Comes equipped with Fishman sonitone electronics with USB. The USB port allows for easy plug and play with today’s computer based recording packages. Measurements: 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale., , (Our #30486) New Price
$900.
98. MARTIN, DX 175TH, New, A very special limited edition X series guitar with artwork celebrating the 175th anniversary of C.F. Martin & Co. The dreadnought model body is made of High Pressure Laminate (HPL) body, so you can take it to the shore, the mountains, or even Siberia! Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-11/16" nut. C. F. Martin #345-hard case and Martin Warranty included., , (Our #27718) New Price
$599.
99. MARTIN, GPC-18E, NEW, The GPC-18E Grand Performance, acoustic-electric cutaway model is crafted with a solid Sitka spruce top, genuine mahogany back and sides and solid black ebony fingerboard and bridge. A sleek modified low oval neck with a Performing Artist taper, along with the cutaway form, give you greater ease of play up and down the fingerboard. Tortoise color binding and matching pickguard embellish this model. The all-new Fishman® Aura® VT Enhance™ electronics make this guitar the complete package for players of all levels. With Aura imaging specifically made for each guitar model, you can plug in and enhance the sound you fell in love with in the first place. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Hard shell case included., , (Our #31149) IN STOCK
$2,899.
100. MARTIN, GPCPA4 Shaded, NEW, The GPCPA4 features a 14-fret rounded cutaway with fast and comfortable Performing Artist profile neck, Sapele back and sides with Sitka spruce top, and vintage style shaded finish. Fishman Analog F1 Analog onboard electronics. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Hard shell case and warranty included., , (Our #30643) IN STOCK
$1,799.
101. MARTIN, HD-28 (2018), NEW, Classic bold herringbone, East Indian rosewood, ebony and Sitka spruce in the shape that started it all: the Dreadnought. Paired with C.F. Martin’s modified low oval neck and high performance string taper, vintage appointments, scalloped, forward-shifted bracing, and a lifetime warranty. Powerful bottom end, rich tone, and strums that will fill the room—music history made new. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" bone nut and bone saddle. Molded hardshell case and warranty included., , (Our #32038) IN STOCK
$3,029.
102. MARTIN, LX1, NEW, The Little Martin is presently Martin’s smallest standard guitar - very similar to a size 2. The LX1 model features a solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany high-pressure laminate HPL back and sides. It’s ideal for travel, student practice or for just playing around the house or campfire. Measurements: 23" scale, 1-11/16" nut. Wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps., , (Our #32122) IN STOCK
$349.
103. MARTIN, LX1, NEW, The Little Martin is presently Martin’s smallest standard guitar - very similar to a size 2. The LX1 model features a solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany high-pressure laminate HPL back and sides. It’s ideal for travel, student practice or for just playing around the house or campfire. Measurements: 23" scale, 1- 11/16" nut. Wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps., , (Our #32123) IN STOCK
$349.
104. MARTIN, LX1, NEW, The Little Martin is presently Martin’s smallest standard guitar - very similar to a size 2. The LX1 model features a solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany high-pressure laminate HPL back and sides. It’s ideal for travel, student practice or for just playing around the house or campfire. Measurements: 23" scale, 1-11/16" nut. Wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps., , (Our #32124) IN STOCK
$349.
105. MARTIN, LX-Black, NEW, The Little Martin is presently Martin’s smallest standard guitar - very similar to a size 2. The LX-Black model features black high-pressure laminate HPL top, back and sides. It’s ideal for travel, student practice or for just playing around the house or campfire. Measurements: 23" scale, 1-11/16" nut. Wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps., , (Our #29492) IN STOCK
$329.
106. MARTIN, LXK2, NEW, The Little Martin is presently Martin’s smallest standard guitar - very similar to a size 2. The LX-K2 model features koa patterned high-pressure laminate HPL top, back and sides. It’s ideal for travel, student practice or for just playing around the house or campfire. Measurements: 23" scale, 1-11/16" nut. Wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps., , (Our #32142) IN STOCK
$329.
107. MARTIN, LXK2, NEW, The Little Martin is presently Martin’s smallest standard guitar - very similar to a size 2. The LX-K2 model features koa patterned high-pressure laminate HPL top, back and sides. It’s ideal for travel, student practice or for just playing around the house or campfire. Measurements: 23" scale, 1-11/16" nut. Wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps., , (Our #32141) IN STOCK
$329.
108. MARTIN, LXM, NEW, The Little Martin is presently Martin’s smallest standard guitar - very similar to a size 2. The LXM model features a sitka patterned HPL top and mahogany patterned HPL back and sides. It’s ideal for travel, student practice or for just playing around the house or campfire. Measurements: 23" scale, 1-11/16" nut. Wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps., , (Our #31982) IN STOCK
$329.
109. MARTIN, OM-18 Authentic 1933, NEW, Based on a 1933 OM-18 we loaned C.F. Martin, this guitar is constructed with a genuine mahogany back and sides and a particularly nice wide-grain Adirondack spruce top using an authentic circa 1933 bracing pattern. Featuring period-correct "OM-18" Authentic-style appointments, right down to the Authentic 1933 neck barrel and heel. this guitar is one of the original issue without VTS top and with the original version Authentic gloss varnish Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut, 2- 3/8" string spacing. Geib style case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #30795) IN STOCK
$5,229.
110. MARTIN, OM-21 (New 2018), NEW, Revered for finger-style and superb tonal balance, this orchestra model with scalloped X top bracing delivers a full and even sound for any solo gig or group jam. Sitka spruce top with a custom dark sunburst finish and rosewood back and sides are paired with a sleek low modified oval 14-fret neck for great dynamic control, and tortoise colored binding for a simple classic look. The top X-brace is scalloped and the nut and drop- in saddle are bone. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut, 2-1/4" string spacing at the bridge. Martin logo hardshell case and lifetime warranty., , (Our #32145) IN STOCK
$2,659.
111. 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 spacing of 2-5/16". The back and sides are of Madagascar rosewood, the Adirondack top is prepared with the new Verified Tone System, the ebony belly bridge has a long saddle of bone. This is an exceptionally fine sounding guitar. Geib style case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31028) IN STOCK
$6,899.
112. 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 spacing of 2-5/16". The back and sides are of Madagascar rosewood, the Adirondack top is prepared with the new Verified Tone System, the ebony belly bridge has a long saddle of bone. This is an exceptionally fine sounding guitar. Geib style case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #30855) IN STOCK
$6,899.
New Custom Martins
113. MARTIN, 0-17 Custom, New, Designed in the likeness of a c.1930 C.F. Martin 0-17 model with solid sipo mahogany top, back and sides with a satin finish. The 12-fret neck has a slotted head stock and modified low oval profile. East Indian rosewood fingerboard with abalone diamonds & squares inlay pattern. Measurements: 24.9" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Geib-style hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31898) $1,750.
114. 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.
115. MARTIN, Custom 00-18 12-fret Deep Body, One of our signature custom models. Why a deep body?... you might ask. During the Golden Years of American guitar building deep bodied 00 guitars were not such an uncommon idea. The examples that survive - like the Nick Lucas guitars, and others by Regal and Weymann - typically sound bigger than they look, with especially rich bass, but are still very manageable. The Martin lexicon also includes a number of deep body guitars such as the 00-16 and the 00-16DBR. The elements we put together for this instrument include an Adirondack top, Guatemalan rosewood back and sides, 12-fret body, ebony fingerboard and pyramid bridge, scalloped Adirondack X-brace, and modified V neck. Try it, you’ll love it! Measurements: 25.4" scale, string spacing 2-5/16", 1-13/16" nut. Geib style case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31899) $3,950.
116. MARTIN, Custom 00-18 12-fret Deep body, One of our signature custom models. Why a deep body?... you might ask. During the Golden Years of American guitar building deep bodied 00 guitars were not such an uncommon idea. The examples that survive - like the Nick Lucas guitars, and others by Regal and Weymann - typically sound bigger than they look, with especially rich bass, but are still very manageable. The Martin lexicon also includes a number of deep body guitars such as the 00-16 and the 00-16DBR. The elements we put together for this instrument include an Adirondack top, Guatemalan rosewood back and sides, 12-fret body, ebony fingerboard and pyramid bridge, scalloped Adirondack X-brace, and modified V neck. Try it, you’ll love it! Measurements: 25.4" scale, string spacing 2-5/16", 1-13/16" nut. Geib style case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31703) $3,950.
117. MARTIN, Custom 00-28 Long Scale, NEW, Our custom Martins have included a series of rosewood 00 bodies with long scales, and all have been great instruments with projection and sustain. This guitar combines a high altitude Swiss top with gorgeous highly figured Guatemalan rosewood back and sides. The low oval neck, features an elegant trim 1930's style heel, with an ebony fingerboard and vintage style GOTOH nickel tuners. Measurements: 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale. Geib Style hard shell case & Lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31464) HOLD
118. MARTIN, Custom 0M-28, New, Adirondack top with 1/4"scalloped Adirondack braces, 14-fret 000 body with very select Madagascar rosewood back and sides, 25.4", 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) $4,950.
119. MARTIN, Custom 15-style 00-12 Fret, NEW, solid Sitka top, solid Sipo (mahogany) back and sides, 24.9" scale, 12-fret body style with slotted-head, 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.
120. 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) $5,750.
121. MARTIN, Custom M-28, New, The genius behind the design of this guitar came directly from Davev Evans of C.F. Martin. Over the years, M and 0000 bodies have come and gone. They are always stunning performers, and we are delighted that Dave put this idea together. The Sitka top has a scalloped X-brace, and the Indian rosewood back and sides are neatly finished with ivoroid binding. The mahogany neck is a comfortabe low oval profile withtthe Performing Artist string taper. Completing this very sharp guitar is an ebony fingerboard with diamonds and squares inlays, and a 1930's style belly bridge with drop-in saddle. Measurements: 25.4" scale, 1-3/4" nut, 2-18" width at the 12th fret and 2-3/16" spacing at the bridge. Martin hard case and lifetime warranty included., , (Our #31872) $2,529.
Collings
122. COLLINGS, Waterloo WL-12, NEW, The WL-12 is a variation on the flagship WL-14 that brings together the elements of maple back and sides, vintage x-bracing, and 12-fret construction. By joining the neck to the body at the 12th fret, the bridge is positioned closer to the center of the lower bout, producing a rich and open tone with stronger low end response than you would typically expect from a parlor-sized guitar. Maple back/sides make for the perfect tonal compliment to the body design, adding focus, projection, and a pronounced front-end attack that is sure to inspire players of nearly any acoustic genre. The WL-12 features a moderate oval-shaped neck profile with a fully adjustable truss rod, drop-in saddle, and a vintage-style sunburst finish. Measurements: 24-7/8" scale, 1-3/4" nut, lower bout 14-3/4". Hardshell TKL case included., , (Our #31960) $2025.
123. COLLINGS, Waterloo WL-12MH, NEW, There’s nothing quite like the sound of an all mahogany guitar. With its warm yet crisp tone and even note articulation, mahogany has been a go-to tone wood for country, blues and folk guitarists throughout the last century. The WL-12MH Mahogany harkens back to the “Dust Bowl” era of simple and affordable instruments that reflected the elemental need for music in tough and trying times. Often accompanied by only boot stomps, the instruments that inspired the WL-12 needed to be punchy and full, but compact and easy to travel with. The comfortable and lightweight WL-12 is designed with these qualities to be a musical companion in just about any circumstance, and brings the soulful and unadorned character of 1920s and 30s instruments forward to today’s musicians. Measurements: 24-7/8" scale, 1-3/4" nut width. Hard shell case included., , (Our #32011) $2115.
124. COLLINGS, Waterloo WL-14X, NEW, The WL-14 is the flagship model of the Waterloo guitar line and the inspiration that started it all. Keeping true to the design and style of the era. This "X" braced version retains tight focus and balance across the tonal range. Th2 guitar features a sunburst finish and standard neck profile with a sizable, vintage- inspired neck with a prominent "V" shape with a rosewood fingerboard. Measurements: 24-7/8" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Hardshell TKL case included., , (Our #32071) $1,890.
125. COLLINGS, WL-14X, NEW, The WL-14 is the flagship model of the Waterloo guitar line and the inspiration that started it all. Keeping true to the design and style of the era. This "X" braced version retains tight focus and balance across the tonal range. Th2 guitar features a jet-black finish with cream colored binding. The truss-rod braced neck has the standard neck profile with a sizable, vintage-inspired neck with a prominent "V" shape with a rosewood fingerboard. Measurements: 24-7/8" scale, 1-3/4" nut. Hardshell TKL case included., , (Our #32129) $1,935.
126. COLLINGS, WL-JK, NEW, Full-bodied in both tone and stature, the aptly nicknamed "Jumbo King” is the largest size offering in the Waterloo line and a modern day tribute to jumbo-sized guitars of the early 1940s. Originally manufactured by Regal for the mail-order enterprise Montgomery Ward, this slope-shoulder body size was designed to provide performers of the era with enough volume and power for professional radio work. The WL-JK accomplishes this and more by employing a full five-inch body depth and a slightly narrow waist to enhance both the bass and treble response. Built of Sitka spruce and mahogany, the guitar features vintage inspired X-bracing, a prominent v-shaped neck, and fully adjustable truss rod. Measurements: 25-1/2" scale, 1-3/4" nut, 5" deep body. Hard case included., , (Our #32060) $2,115.
127. COLLINGS, WL-K, NEW, Weighing in at under three pounds, the featherweight WL-K is built with maximum responsiveness in mind. Inspired by the elusive instruments manufactured under the sub-brand Kel Kroydon around 1930, which were touted at the time to offer the utmost in vibratory response and the finest tone available, the WL-K is delicately built using lightweight materials and supported by thinly carved braces. When paired with a minimal lacquer finish, the resulting tone is dry and transparent with just the right level of complexity in the overtones, capable of capturing the expressiveness of the player down to the finest nuance. With a 24 7/8" scale length and moderately sized, oval shaped neck, the WL-K is a fingerstyle player's delight, but this is by no means the extent of the guitar’s versatility. Exceptional clarity and note separation make it well-suited to a variety of other playing styles and a logical choice for singer-songwriters and purveyors of traditional roots music. A carbon fiber T-bar running through the neck provides stability and efficient transfers of energy back into the body, producing a resonance you can feel. The WL-K features a carefully selected spruce top, mahogany back and sides with a light shade top finish, vintage-style cutthrough saddle, and no pickguard. Hardshell TKL case included., , (Our #32059) $2,160.
128. GUILD, D-40 Traditional, NEW, The American-made D-40 Traditional embodies the features that have made the D-40 one of Guild’s most beloved and revered models. Using a high-grade solid Sitka spruce top and solid African mahogany back and sides, Guild adds scalloped Adirondack braces for power, nuance and responsiveness. The D-40 Traditional’s three piece mahogany and walnut neck is topped with an Indian rosewood fingerboard and is joined to the body with an authentic dovetail joint. This classic dreadnought is handsomely appointed with a tortoiseshell pickguard, rosette, and binding. A lustrous nitrocellulose lacquer provides an elegant finish to this masterpiece, optimizing the beauty and resonant qualities of its premium woods. The scale length is 25-5/8" and nut width is 1-11/16". Each D-40 Traditional includes a hand-signed, numbered certificate of authenticity, and ships with a Guild humidified hardshell case. Proudly made in the USA., , (Our #31928) 2499.00
129. GUILD, F-150, NEW, Rounded Jumbo body, natural finish, solid Sitka spruce top, solid Indian rosewood back and sides, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, 25.5" scale, 1-3/4" nut, rigid polyfoam gig case, , (Our #31588) $999.99
130. GUILD, M-20E, NEW, Guild’s iconic M-20 was the first guitar off the production line in 1967, when the company had grown so much that they relocated to a new factory in Westerly, RI. Nearly 50 years later, history has repeated itself in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in California. The M-20 is a concert size acoustic guitar built with solid mahogany top, back, and sides, informally nicknamed "the Nick Drake guitar" for its inclusion on the album art for Drake’s album, Bryter Layter. It features a rosewood bridge and fingerboard, bone nut and saddle, and an extremely light satin finish that allows this guitar to truly sing. The M-20’s modest appointments include a vintage style rosette and Guild’s peak logo inlaid in mother-of-pearl on the headstock. Each M-20 comes with a hand-signed, numbered certificate of authenticity, and ships with a hardshell case. Nut width is 1-3/4" and scale is 24-3/4", , (Our #31679) $1300.
131. GUILD, M240E Troubadour, NEW, The M-240E Troubadour features a solid Sitka spruce top over an arched mahogany back, a classic wood combination that produces a well-balanced voice with plenty of overtones. Other features include an Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge, bone nut and saddle, tortoiseshell pickguard, nickel plated open gear tuners, and a thin, resonate satin polyurethane finish with a vintage sunburst top. Completing the Troubadour’s vintage vibe is the DeArmond ToneBoss, a user-friendly humbucking magnetic soundhole pickup with built-in volume control that is compatible with any amplifier. A deluxe padded Guild gig bag is included., , (Our #31806) $450.
132. GUILD, M-40 Troubadour, NEW, Made in California, and formerly known as the F-20, now back under a new name and designed with some of the modern techniques pioneered by master luthier, Ren Ferguson. This small-bodied American-made sweetheart still radiates the same, charming vintage character. The M-40 Troubadour’s solid Sitka spruce top is paired with solid African mahogany back and sides. It has a well-rounded tone that is perfect for fingerstyle playing and light strumming. The concert- size body is comfortable and lightweight and features a rosewood bridge and fingerboard, and a bone nut and saddle. The scale length is 24-3/4" and the nut width is 1-3/4". Satin varnish gives this guitar its familiar, broken-in look and feel, while also allowing it to breathe., Each M-40 comes with a hand-signed, numbered certificate of authenticity, and ships with a humidified hardshell case., (Our #31927) 1699.00
Gibson Style U Harp Guitar
Arch Tops
133. EASTMAN, AR371CE-SB, NEW, 16" arch top body with Florentine cutaway, single humbucking pickup, maple laminate top, back & sides with vintage sunburst finish, rosewood fingerboard with split parallelogram inlays, 1-3/4" nut and 24-3/4" scale, hard case, , (Our #31623) $899.
134. EASTMAN, AR580CE-HB, NEW, 16" arch top body with Venetian cutaway, carved spruce top with gloss Honey Burst finish, figure maple laminate back and sides, ebony fingerboard with split parellellogram inlays, ebony tailpiece and pickguard, Kent Armstrong HPAG-1N neck pickup with Volume and Tone controls, 1-11/16" nut & 25" scale, hard case, , (Our #31624) $1,100.
135. EASTMAN, AR610, NEW, 17" acoustic arch top guitar with a Venetian cutaway, mahogany top & sides with a solid carved spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, tailpiece and pickguard, 1-3/4" nut and 25" scale, full gloss natural finish, hard case, , (Our #31621) $1559.
136. GIBSON, L-7, 1945, maple body with original black finish (entire body & neck finished in black), 17" non-cutaway body, pearl double parallelogram inlays, multiple white/black/white bindings top & back, original individual open-gear Klusons with white buttons, later repro tailpiece, excellent condition, worn but original brown hard case (two latches broken), , (Our #26865) HOLD
137. GIBSON, Style 0, 1916, Two-piece spruce top with black finish, Two-piece figured birch back and birch sides, 1-13/16" nut, scale 25-3/4", 2-piece mahogany V-shaped neck, completely original and in excellent overall condition, some minor top pick wear, original pickguard clamp is broken, glued hairline crack in the upper rib, miraculously-no heel crack!, original hard case (black with green lining), , (Our #32020) $7,000.
138. JOHN D'ANGELICO, New Yorker, 1951, the two-piece back of handsomely figured slab-cut maple, 18" wide body with rounded cut-away, the single- piece flamed maple neck with ebony fingerboard & white binding, 1- 5/8" nut width; large diagonally split pearl block inlays with unique outlining and custom "Pat Donny" inlay at the 14th fret; the Grover Imperial covered tuners with Art Deco stepped buttons; the highly decorative Deco stepped tailpiece engraved D’Angelico & NEW YORK; the flared headstock with inlaid D’Angelico and New York framed by pearl triangle inlay, and New Yorker set in a Deco pearl scape, with multi-layer white binding around the edge of headstock; period correct repro pickguard; adjustable floating bridge with large pearl block inlays; 9-layer binding around the edge of both front and back, with a repaired crack just right of center on top, a small repaired crack to the right of tailpiece; repaired & perfectly retouched headstock crack; later hard case, the D'Angelico ledger dates this guitar, number 1877, as 10/16/51, (Our #30145) $25,000.
Solid Body Electrics
139. FENDER, Stratocaster, 1979, ash body with 3-tone sunburst finish, maple board with black dots, completely original, near mint condition (appears unplayed), original hard case with dark red lining, original strap, , (Our #30010) $2,150.
140. GIBSON, Les Paul, 1959, double cutaway, TV finish, later tunamatic bridge, later Grover Rotomatics, later hard case, well repaired neck crack (toward the headstock), , (Our #27529) $3,500.
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. NATIONAL, Electric Hawaiian, c.1939, black & white stairstep body, stairstep head, 3-way switch below pick-up, near mint unplayed condition (original red volume control tag still on knob), in original cream tolex case with original matching suitcase-size amp, later named New Yorker model, with the exception of a torn amp handle, both lapsteel & amp are in superb original condition, (Our #28853) $1,450.
143. 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
144. 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.
145. NATIONAL, Triolian, 1930, copper-brown color sunburst finish, original 12-fret round neck, wear to all edges, finish flaking (mostly on top), neck recently reset and frets dressed, plays beautifully, hard case, , (Our #29428) $2,900.
146. 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
147. 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.
148. 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.
149. JOSE RAMIREZ, 1911, the one-piece back of stained pear wood, the ribs of similar wood, rosewood fingerboard, mahogany neck, straight-braced, with back cracks, the back has been poorly reglued to the sides, the sides are intact, the spruce top has 3 unrestored cracks and warpage; the 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.
150. 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.
151. 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.
152. 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 Guitar
153. GIBSON, TG-00 Tenor, 1932, black finish, white top binding, L-00 body style & size with 22-3/4" scale, 1-1/18" nut, spruce top, mahogany back and sides, repaired 4" top crack, some pickwear & scratches, overall very good condition, newish molded hard case, , (Our #27576) $1,700.
154. GIBSON, TG-00 Tenor, 1933, L-00 style body entirely finished in black with white top binding & white pickguard, spruce top, mahogany back and sides, elevated fingerboard with 1-1/8" nut, 14 frets to body 19 total, 22-3/4" scale, offset Grover Pat. geared tuners, excellent condition, later hard case, , (Our #25530) $1,850.
155. MARTIN, 0-18T Tenor, 1930, spruce top, mahogany back and sides, 14-fret body style, 23" scale, 1-3/16" nut, 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.
156. MARTIN, O-17T, 1947, a standard style 17 tenor guitar with mahogany top, back & sides; rosewood fingerboard & bridge, 14 frets to the body & 20 frets total, ebony nut, no cracks, very minor wear, completely original, overall excellent condition, hard case, , (Our #32131) $2,250.
Antique Guitars
157. FRENCH, c.1810, This fine early 19th century French guitar has an unfinished spruce top and a figured maple back and sides. It has an ebony veneered neck, an ebony fingerboard, ebony bridge, and a peghead for six pegs. The string length measures 644mm., , (Our #26584) $3,200.
158. FRENCH, c.1810, Has a maple back and sides and a spruce top with an ebony and ivory border and wood bindings. The ebony fingerboard has twelve bone frets to the body and five over the body, there are wooden pegs, and there is ebony veneer over the roundneck and the front and back of the peghead. This has been recently restored to playable condition by John Pringle., , (Our #29665) $3,500.
159. FRENCH, early 19th century, This French lyre guitar in remarkably fine condition has a maple back and sides, a spruce top, and an ebony neck with brass supports connected to the body. It also has an ebony fingerboard, an ebony peghead with six original ebony pegs, and an ebony bridge. It is in a very pure state of preservation and comes in the original wooden case., , (Our #27524) $4,500.
160. JOHANN GEORG STAUFFER, STYLE OF, c.1830-40, This greatly resembles the work of the early C.F. Martin workshop in New York and has a rosewood veneered two-piece back and sides over spruce, a two-piece spruce top, an ebonized neck with no overlay with a cone heel, and a Vienna-style headstock with a floral engraved back cover plate. It also has an ebony fingerboard with bar frets with twelve frets to the body and twenty overall with a tapered fingerboard extension. The scale length is 25-1/4" and comes in the period (likely original) black coffin case., , (Our #27534) $5,500.
161. LOUIS NICHOLAS VISSENAIRE, c.1820, This interesting early French double-cutaway romantic-period guitar has a spruce top, a birds- eye maple back and sides, and a birds-eye maple veneered neck. There is a peghead with six ebony pegs, an ebony neck with brass frets, and an ebony bridge. The scale length is 645 mm. The back has veneer cracks and two buckled cracks at the bottom of the back with old spline repairs while the top has two old spline repairs; this instrument requires restoration., , (Our #26583) $2,000.
162. LOUIS PANORMO, 1826, Labeled: Panormo Fecit/ Anno.1826 London/ 20 High Street Bloomsbury; it has a highly figured maple back & sides in a natural finish with wood bindings, a black-laquered three-piece neck with a typical Panormo slotted head with Rance tuners, and a rosewood or cocuswood fingerboard with twelve frets to the body (eighteen total). It also has two very old screws through the bridge (which is lifting slightly) and some seam separations to the lower back. It is otherwise original & in very good condition though requires some restoration to be playable; comes in the original black wooden coffin case with some damage to the lower lid. 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), , (Our #28573) $5,000.
163. LOUIS PANORMO, 1827, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, the slotted head in the Panormo style with stamped & engraved tunerts by G. Rance with oval buttons, appears to be completely original with the exception of later turned ivory strap buttons, in basically playable condition though there are a few open cracks, most having been decently repaired, fits in a TKL "parlour" case, labeled: 983/ Panormo Fecit/ Anno 1827 London/ 26. High Street Bloomsbury, (Our #28166) $6,500.
164. 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.
165. 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.
Sold As-Is
166. 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) $600.
167. 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) $600.
168. 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.
169. 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.
170. OAHU BY KAY, 71K Jumbo, c.1935, Hawaiian square neck with 12 frets to body, 15-5/8" jumbo maple-ply body, spruce top with elaborate gold foliate decal, shaded sunburst finish to top, back & sides, straight-braced, 4" to 3-1/2" body depth; 25-3/4" scale length, 1-3/4"nut width; white bindings to top, back, & neck, Grover tuners with butterbean buttons on "cloudy" base-plates; rosewood pyramid bridge; completely original, excellent condition (though neck is pulling up a bit & bridge needs regluing, we didn't bother regluing the neck assuming it may get reset & turned into a roundneck in the future); original hard case, Ripe for a conversion to roundneck (needs reset & reshaping, and bridge reglued); priced as-is, (Our #31688) $850.