Used and Vintage Instruments
If you are looking for a particular instrument, or have questions about an instrument listed here, be sure to e-mail us so that we can add you to our want lists. Pictures are available upon request. Instruments with original cases are usually noted (e.g. OHSC = original hard shell case).
|Acoustic Flat Tops||Electric Basses|
|Mandolins, Banjos, misc.||Electric Arch tops/Semi-hollows|
Bruno Harp Guitar. Do you want it? Do you know what it is? I'm a little confused by it, but take it home before I buy it myself! VCG , NC $1295.
Martin D-12-18 1975 A very big sounding 12 string guitar. Lots of volume from the widely grained Sitka spruce top and great warmth and balance from the mahaogany back and sides. This guitar had a neck reset and new bridge made at some point, so it plays good and has some room to be adjusted for action if so desired, otherwise all original. VGC+, OHSC $1495
Martin D-18 1940. Itís a classic D-18 with no frills and a lot of tone in original condition. EC, $24,500
Martin D-28 1956. A 1950s Brazilian rosewood 28-style dreadnaught doesnít show up at our door too often, so you better ask about this one quick! VGC, HSC $9999
Martin D-35 1968. Hereís a fine example of late 60s D-35 with Brazilian rosewood. You would not find a better example for your collection than this one. EC, HSC $6450
Martin OO-18 1948. Small-body Martins are definitely in demand right now and vintage style 18 guitars are among the best deals out there. The mahogany body/spruce top combination is lightweight and resonant. Give this one a try and see if you agree! VGC, SC $3995
Martin O-18T 1956 A tenor 4-string acoustic with a little wear around the pickguard. VGC, SC $1195.
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Gibson EB-3 1976. Classic SG bodied bass in all its mid 70s walnut-finished, voltued-neck glory! Tons of sustain from the dense mahogany body, big round growly tone from the Varitone circuit and the humbucking pickups. EXC, OHSC $1395.
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Fender Dual Professional Steel 1950s. The two eight string necks are solid ash with a butterscotch finish. VGC, HSC $1195.
Gibson ETU Electric Ukulele circa 1950s Well, here's something totally different. Gibson ukuleles are rare birds indeed, but an electric one is something else. This one has all solid mahogany body/neck construction, rosewood fingerboard, a P90 style pickup, with a volume/tone control plate. It has been refinished and had several cracks repaired. VGC+ NC $2995.
Martin Style 2 Ukulele late 60s-early 70s. A later version Style 2 uke that also has surprising amount of tone. VGC, SC $695.
Martin Style 2 Soprano Ukulele 1920s. Mahogany soprano ukulele with Martin stamp on the back of the headstock. Replaced bridge, some finish checking, no cracks. VGC+, SC $1695.
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Epiphone Deluxe Zephyr Regent circa 1947 An interesting example of a Epiphone archtop from the 1940s. A 17 inch maple body with a hand carved spruce top and cutaway. The single P90 pickup in the rear position is coupled with a volume/tone control. VGC NC $3995.
Gibson ES-330TD 1962.
This is a very nice example of an early 60s ES-330 Gibson. The
double cutaway thin line hollow body features a sunburst finish and two
P90 pickups. EC, HSC $4250.
Gibson ES-335TD 1964 A nice early 1960s example of a 335. This one has the factory issued Bigsby vibrato with the "Custom Made" plaque on the body. EXC OHSC $16,000.
Burns Flyte 1970s.
This sleek, metallic green solid body features a ďDynamic TensionĒ
bridge and was inspired by the Concorde SST aircraft. VGC+,
1964. The sunburst mahogany body has had itís neck
refinished. The two single coil pickups reside under two black
plastic covers and is surrounded by a white pickguard. VGC+ SC
Fender Freddie Tavares Aloha Stratocaster 1994 number 1 of 153 A tribute to one of Leo Fender's longtime employees. The hollow aluminum body features an anodized finish with Hawaiian scenery graphics. It features all the paper work, plus a deluxe custom blue leather gig bag and a special SKB molded flight case. MC OGB and OHSC $15,000.
Fender Stratocaster 1965.
Hereís a refinished green Strat from the mid-60s. Both the
body/neck have been redone. The pickups appear original, but the
bridge and tuners have been changed. This is more of a playerís
guitar than a collectable one. EC, HSC $3995
Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro 2012.
Another variation of the venerable Gibson solid body, which someone
replaced the original pickups with a set of EMG humbuckers. EC,
Gibson Nighthawk Custom 1994. This small body electric has a maple top, tri-burst finish, one mini-humbucker, and one angled humbucker. EC, HSC $1695.
Gibson SG Standard 1987. This is a normal large pickguard SG from the 1980s with the exception of the Pelham Blue finish, which was a limited run. VGC+, HSC $995
Gibson Reverse V 2007.
Yes, itís exactly how it looks! This is a future collectable and
always a conversation piece. MC, HSC $1495.
PRS Custom 24 Bonnie Pink 1990. This amazing guitar is in the extremely rare Bonni Pink finish made for longtime PRS friend and associate Bonni Lloyd. Stunning flame maple top. Includes a second backplate signed by Bonni. MC, HSC $8500.
Fender Deluxe Reverb 1965. The speaker has been replaced on this one. EC, NC $2495.
Fender Twin Reverb 1966. At the time, it was the most powerful combo amp available for the working musician. A 100 watts of all tube power pushing through two 12 inch speakers made sure you were heard in the dance hall. VGC+, NC $1995.
Fishman Acoustic Pro/Acoustic Monitor Amplifiers 1999 The Acoustic Boom of the 90s spurred manufacturers to push the envelope of technology to create new products to meet the needs of the acoustic performer. The Fishman company entered the acoustic amp market and created the Acoustic Pro. A three channel, 270 watt mighty mite with pristine digital effects, and many professional features that make life on the road a little easier to deal with. Coupled with the 270 watt Acoustic Monitor, you had the ultimate PA system for the solo acoustic guitarist. The Acoustic Pro pair retailed close to $3500 when it was new. Selling the pair together with one gig bag. EXC, GB $1395.
ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF FASHION
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