Cowboy Jim
Flat-Top Acoustics
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, solid sapele 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.
3. EASTMAN, ACTG1, 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) $350.
4. 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) $350.
5. EASTMAN, E10SS, slope shouldered dreadnaught, Adirondack top with sunburst finish, solid mahogany back and sides, hardshell case, , (Our #30590) $1,099.
6. EASTMAN, E80OM, NEW, traditional OM body style, solid sitka top, rosewood back and sides, , (Our #30869) $800.
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, 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.
9. GIBSON, J-35, early 1937, sunburst finish, unbound back, forward X-brace with 3 non-scalloped tone bars, V-shaped neck with 1-3/4" nut width, 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, 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.
10. GIBSON, J-45, 1945, Banner-head, rare maple back & sides, sunburst finish, fat 3-piece maple neck with adjustable truss-rod, repaired hairline cracks below the bridge, good frets & neck angles, completely original, excellent condition, very clean appearance & typically big sound, hard case, , (Our #30310) $8,000.
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, modern Gibson hard case, super nice condition, , (Our #30762) $6,200.
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, 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.
14. GIBSON, L-0, 1939, top, back, sides & neck with black finish; striped pickguard, V-shaped neck with 1-3/4"width at nut; 1-repaired hairline top crack below the bridge, new repro vintage-stryle tuners, otherwise original, very good plus condition, new hard case, , (Our #28610) $4,250.
15. GIBSON, L-0, c.1937, body & neck with black finish, 14-fret V-shaped neck with 1-3/4"nut width, wildly striped pickguard, white bindings to top & back; 2 long glued cracks to lower treble side; somewhat worn rosewood fingerboard with original ebony nut, good neck angle & decent frets, completely original,, , (Our #28925) $3,800.
16. GIBSON, L-00, 1933, dark "Cremona" sunburst finish with very small center, 14-fret neck elevated over the body (a somewhat common feature on very early 14-fret L-1s & L-00s), no back binding, 14-3/4"lower bout, 1-3/4"nut width; top with no issues, the back with a few short glued hairline cracks, good action & frets, original but for a later small maple plate over the original bridge-plate, overall very good condition, newish nice hard case, , (Our #31152) $4,000.
17. GIBSON, L-00, 1934, dark sunburst, 14 fret, truss rod, V-shaped neck with 1-11/16" ebony nut, rosewood bridge, original guard, shadow from a tailpiece on the top (neck since reset), original but for replaced tuners (1950s?), looks a bit rough, but a great player with nice action, good/very good condition, odd old hard case, , (Our #30769) $3,250.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. GIBSON, L-1, 1934, dark Cremona brown sunburst finish, 14-fret V-shaped neck with 1-3/4"width at nut, top & back with white bindings, reglued top center seam, 2 well-repaired top cracks extending upward from bottom block, repaired crack along right side of fingerboard to soundhole (no distortion); neck reset to medium action; good frets; overall original & in very good condition, new hard case, looks worse in the photos; a big & bold sounding L-1, (Our #27262) $3,750.
21. GIBSON, L-1, 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.
22. 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.
23. GIBSON, LG-2, 1947, peghead with gold script logo (just post banner), X-braced, rounded mahoigany 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, very good condition, ol,d chipboard case, , (Our #30764) $3,000.
24. GIBSON, SJ, 1952, mahogany back and sides, sunburst spruce top, rosewood fingerboard and upper belly bridge, Gibson Kluson Deluxe tuners, repaired hairline crack in the C-bout of the bass side, strap button in the heel, excellent plus condition, 1960s black Gibson hard case with orange lining, a particularly fine example of an SJ from one of the best years of their manufacture, (Our #30770) $6,500.
25. 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.
26. 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.
27. 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.
28. 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.
29. 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.
30. 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.
31. 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.
32. 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.
33. 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) $5,000.
34. 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.
35. 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.
36. 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) $9,500.
37. MARTIN, 00-17, 1946, completely original, some touched-up blemishes on the top, otherwise nearly excellent condition, recent professional neck reset by Dave Strunk, new hard case, , (Our #29114) $3,500.
38. 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.
39. MARTIN, 00-18, 1928, 12-fret neck with slotted head, ebony fingerboard with 3 graduated pearl dots & original bar frets, rounded-V mahogany neck with nut width just a hair short of 1-7/8"; original small maple bridge-plate, good repro ebony bridge of correct style & size; professional neck reset, otherwise original, several short glued cracks to treble side center bout, otherwise excellent condition, original soft case, , (Our #30637) $7,250.
40. 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
41. 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.
42. 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.
43. 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.
44. MARTIN, 00-42, 1914, 12-fret, slot-head, tuners with engraved plates & inlaid Handel tuner buttons, one 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.
45. MARTIN, 0-16NY, 1974, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, rosewood fingerboard with no dots, no back binding, straight rosewood bridge, no pickguard, completely original, high action but otherwise excellent condition, hard case, , (Our #30840) $2,150.
46. MARTIN, 0-17, 1934, 14-fret neck, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, bar frets, 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.
47. 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) $7,000.
48. 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.
49. MARTIN, 0-18, 1932, 12-fret neck with slotted-head, ebony fingerboard with bar frets, ebony belly bridge with slightly compensated saddle, older professional neck reset, scuffs & scratches but only a few short hairline side cracks, hairline crack on bridge through pins, completely original, overall very good condition, later Harptone hard case, a rather hard to find 12-fret 0-18 with pickguard & belly bridge made just prior to the 14-fret models, (Our #30713) $7,000.
50. 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.
51. MARTIN, 0-18K, 1930, koa top, back & sides, 12-fret neck with slotted-head; semi-V-shaped neck with ebony fingerboard with bar frets & 3 graduated dots, 1-7/8" nut width; ebony belly bridge with slightly-compensated saddle, rosewood bindings, skillfully converted to standard playing by Dave Strunk: neck reset, slight board radius, new ebony nut, etc.; no cracks, overall original & in excellent condition, new hard case, , (Our #30181) $4,850.
52. 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.
53. 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.
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, 0-28, 1889, straight-grained rosewood back & sides, thin herringbone top trim, ebony pyramid bridge, 1 glued crack from bridge to binding; lowish saddle, but plays well with silk & steel strings & we would not suggest a neck reset, original but for later pickguard to cover pickwear (very thin & obviously installed many years ago), overall very good condition, 1970s Harptone hard case, dated internally on the underside of the top: "11/89"; a slightly small size "0" with a lower bout of 13-1/4" (a size "1" has a lower bout size of 12- 3/4"), (Our #27713) $4,250.
56. MARTIN, 0-28K, 1927, figured koa, original Hawaiian set-up, replaced ebony pyramid bridge of correct style, otherwise original & in very good plus condition, later hard case, , (Our #22310) IN WORKSHOP
57. 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.
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, D12-20, 1964 or earlier, basically a typical D12-20 with a 12-fret neck & slotted-head; no serial number; ink stamped on inside back: PROPERTY OF/ C.F.MARTIN & CO./NOT TO BE SOLD; and written in red ink on the inside back center strip: R+D #38; original but for older replacement tortoise shell colored guard, a few short hairline side cracks, some pickwear, overall very good condition, in a period hard case, , (Our #30949) $2,500.
60. 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.
61. 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.
62. 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.
63. 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.
64. MARTIN, D-28, 1969, nicely figured Brazilian rosewood, nut width: 1-11/16"; neck reset, refret, new bone nut & saddle by Dave Strunk, 5"glued hairline back crack next to center strip, otherwise excellent condition, completely original but for a correct size black replacement guard, original hard case, , (Our #29704) $6,000.
65. 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.
66. 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.
67. 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.
68. 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.
69. MARTIN, D-42 K2, 2005, Premium grade narrow curl highly figured koa, style 42 appointments, gold-plated G-98 butterbean style tuners, 1-3/4" nut, maple bridge plate, scalloped forward X-brace, near mint condition, appears unplayed, Cedar Creek tweed case, , (Our #29883) $4,250.
70. MARTIN, D-45, 1969, very attractive Brazilian rosewood back & sides, German spruce top, original but for a tortoise color pickguard added by Martin in 1982, and a later strap pin on the heel, excellent condition throughout, original hard case, these are quite rare, it is one of 162 Brazilian rosewood D-45s made in 1969, (Our #30911) INQUIRE
71. 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.
72. MARTIN, HD-16R Adirondack, 2008, dreadnought with Indian rosewood back & sides, Adirondack top, herringbone trim, modified V-neck with 1-3/4"nut width, ebony fingerboard with abalone diamonds & squares, ebony bridge, scalloped hydrid-X braces, vintage toner, near mint condition, appears unused, original hard case, with anniversary brand: C. F. MARTIN & CO./ 1833-2008/ 175 YEARS; current list price 3199., (Our #31037) $2,000.
73. MARTIN, M-38, 1977, nice dark Indian rosewood, ebony fingerboard, rosewood bridge, excellent plus condition but for strap-pin hole adjacent to neck, period black molded hard case, , (Our #30564) $2,650.
74. MARTIN, OM-42 Koa, 2006, highly figured koa back & sides, tight-grained sitka top with some cross-grain, top with 42-style appointments, low profile neck with style 45 fingerboard & head, OM-scale, 1-3/4"nut width, Geib-style hard case, near mint condition, appears unplayed, , (Our #31036) $3,200.
75. MARTIN FOR DITSON, 2-17, 1926, 12-fret neck with slotted-head; the back of the peghead & inside back reinforcement stamped: OLIVER/ DITSON/ CO./ BOSTON/ NEW YORK, mahogany top, back & sides with rosewood bindings to top & back, rosewood fingerboard with 18 bar frets, completely original, glued center seam below bridge (solid repair but visible), otherwise excellent condition, later hard case, , (Our #30936) $3,250.
76. 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) $1,850.
77. 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.
78. SANTA CRUZ, TR, 2000, Indian rosewood back & sides, sitka top with large soundhole, herringbone trim around top & soundhole, ebony fingerboard with ivoroid binding, Waverly butterbean open tuners, scalloped braces, 1-11-16"nut width, recent neck reset, otherwise excellent plus condition (looks unused), original hard case, very strong & clear sounding, (Our #24033) $3,500.
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, NEW, shaded 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 & hardshell case, , (Our #30601) MAP
$1,459.
81. MARTIN, 000-16GT, 2012, Very slightly used, no signs of wear (loved more than used), Solid mahogany back & sides, herringbone backstrip & rosette, black Micarta fingerboard and bridge, includes original case, but because this has was previously owned no warranty, , (Our #29265) MAP
$1,599.
82. MARTIN, 000-17SM, NEW, the all solid-wood 17 Series features a shaded gloss Sitka Spruce top, mahogany back and sides, 12-fret slot head, modified low oval neck with 1-3/4" bone nut, morado bridge & fingerboard, tortoise brown binding, hardshell case, Martin lifetime warranty, , (Our #30473) Our Price
$1,425.
83. 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.
84. 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.
85. 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.
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, 00-15E Retro, NEW, solid mahogany top, back and sides, sitka A-frame top bracing, Modified Low Oval w/Performing Artist Taper neck with 1-3/4" nut, factory installed Fishman F1 Aura Plus pickup, hard shell case and warranty, , (Our #31074) MAP
$2,059.
88. 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.
89. MARTIN, 00-17S Black Smoke, NEW, Great new slope shouldered model...description to come!, , (Our #31146) MAP
$1,859.
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
$1,850.
91. 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 #30905) MAP
$2,629.
92. 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.
93. 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.
94. 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, 1-3/4" nut, vintage-style butterbean tuners, molded hard case, , (Our #29373) Our Price
$2,400.
95. 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.
96. 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.
97. MARTIN, D-16RGT, New, solid spruce top, scalloped A-frame top bracing, solid rosewood back & sides, 25.4" scale, neck 1-11/16", herringbone rosette, black Micarta fingerboard and bridge, style 28 position markers, , (Our #30160) MAP
$1,859.
98. 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, lifetime warranty, View specs for this model on the Martin Guitar web site, , (Our #30684) MAP
$2,459.
99. 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.
100. MARTIN, D-18 Authentic 1939, NEW, 14-fret, Adirdondack top, mahogany back and sides, 1939 bracing and appointments, hide glue throughout, 1- 11/16" nut, Geib style case and lifetime warranty, , (Our #30324) MAP
$5,499.
101. MARTIN, D-28 Authentic 1931, NEW, 12-fret body style, fabulous wide-grained Adirdondack top (non-VTS), Madagascar rosewood back and sides, 1931 bracing and appointments, hide glue throughout, 1-7/8" nut, Geib style case and lifetime warranty, (this is also one of the non-VTS top, pre-change of finish formula guitars), , (Our #31015) Our Price
$5,200.
102. MARTIN, D-35E Retro, NEW, , , (Our #31150) MAP
$3,659.
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 #30752) 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 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.
108. 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.
109. 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
$525.
110. 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.
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 #30185) MAP
$349.
112. 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.
113. MARTIN, LX-Black, NEW, Little Martin, black finish, HPL body, 14 fret neck, 1-11/16" at nut, 23" scale, wonderful thickly padded & plush lined gig bag with backpack straps, , (Our #29493) MAP
$329.
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, LXM Java Mahogany, NEW, sitka pattern High Pressure Laminate (HPL) top, Java 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 #28416) Our Price
$265.
116. 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.
117. 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 #31028) MAP
$6,899.
118. 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.
119. 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.
120. MARTIN, OMC-18E, NEW, , , (Our #31148) MAP
$3,059.
121. MARTIN, OMXAE Black, NEW, 000 body size, HPL top, back & sides, Fishman Sonitone USB electronics, black Performing Artist profile stratabond neck, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" Orchestra scale length, fingerboard and bridge of black Richlite, with a padded gig bag, , (Our #30367) MAP
$559.
122. MARTIN, SWOMGT, NEW, "Smartwood" certified American cherry; low profile neck, Orchestra Model, gold plated tuners, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale length, new in hard case, , (Our #30613) MAP
$1,859.
New Custom Martins
123. MARTIN, 000-28 12-fret Custom, NEW, We thought long and hard about the ingredients we thought would make this guitar great, and the recipe worked beautifully! Hide glue construction, Adirondack top with 1933 Ambertone finish, Guatemalan rosewood back and sides, modified low oval neck, 1-7/8" nut, Grover nickel tuners, style 42 snowflake fingerboard inlays, Geib style case, Lifetime warranty, , (Our #30939) $5,200.
124. 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.
125. MARTIN, Custom "000-18V", New, Reviving the classic idea - this is a 000 version of the wonderful current 00-18V model, the same in all respects except the size, natural finish, 24.9" scale, nut width: 1-3/4", Geib style case, Martin lifetime warranty, , (Our #29406) $2,540.
126. 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, 1-13/16" nut, Geib style case, lifetime warranty, , (Our #31079) $4,350.
127. 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 shell case with lifetime warranty, , (Our #30363) $6,385.
128. 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 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) $2,750.
129. MARTIN, Custom 0-18V, 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.
130. 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.
131. 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 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 #30718) $2,500.
132. 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.
133. 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.
134. MARTIN, UMGF Custom, NEW, 00-12 fret body, curly mahogany back and sides, Italian Alpine spruce top, Madagascar rosewood top binding, 24.9" scale, 1-3/4" nut, 2-1/4" string spacing, modified V neck, Custom Shop case, , (Our #30780) $3,700.
Gibson Style U Harp Guitar
Arch-Top Acoustics
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. 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.
Hollow-Body Electrics
137. GIBSON, ES-125, 1962, sunburst finish, 1 P-90 pick-up, completely original, but for some small chips to the upper peghead in excellent condition, , (Our #30016) $1,650.
138. GIBSON, ES-175D, 1987, mahogany body with sharp cutaway, natural finish, completely original, excellent plus condition, original hard case, , (Our #30886) HOLD
Solid Body Electrics
139. 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.
140. FENDER, American Deluxe Telcaster, 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.
141. 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
142. NATIONAL, New Yorker, 1947, black painted stairstep body single pickup with one control knob and clear arm guard, separate control for Hawaiian/Chimes/Harp effects, multi-colored Roman numeral fret markers, original enclosed tuner plates, threaded pickup connection, replaced tuner buttons, tone knob cracked and glued, original shaped hard case, , (Our #30744) $800.
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, Style 1 Tenor, c.1929-30, pear shaped German silver body with round cover plate, original cone, new biscuit, National replaced armrest cover over biscuit, neck with well-repaired heel crack, original planet tuners, original hard case (in shabby condition), included with this guitar are some wonderful news clippings, etc. relating to the original owner, Freddy Easterday, (Our #26864) $1,350.
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.
147. NATIONAL RESO-PHONIC, Vintage Steel Delphi, 2008 New, Single cone, Vintage steel finish, original hard case and warranty, , (Our #27768) $2,210.
Classical & Flamenco
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) $7,500.
149. 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.
150. 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.
151. RAMIREZ, JOSE, 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.
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
153. 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.
154. 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.
155. MARTIN, 0-18T, 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.
156. 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
157. 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.
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. 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
161. 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.
162. 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.