Sale Instruments


Below you will find a list of recently discounted instruments. For our full selection of all instruments currently available for sale, please visit our Inventory page.
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Gibson Solidbody Electrics
Miscellaneous Hollowbody Electrics
Miscellaneous Solidbody Electrics
Electric Steel Guitars
Basses
Epiphone Electrics
Gretsch Electrics
Gibson and Epiphone Flat Tops
Martin Flat Tops
Miscellaneous Flat Tops
Archtop Acoustic Guitars
Classical Guitars
Mandolins and Mandolin Family
Ukuleles, Taropatches, and Tiples
Five-String Banjos
Tenor, Plectrum, and Other Banjo Family
Tenor and Plectrum Guitars
Resonator Instruments
Amplifiers

Gibson Solidbody Electrics

EB5962 1955 Gibson Les Paul Custom EXF, original Alnico V rhythm pickup, P-90 lead pickup, finish touchup on bass side bout (visible only under black light), 10 lbs. 14 oz., OHC
REDUCED FROM: $30,000 SALE PRICE: $22,500

Miscellaneous Hollowbody Electrics

EX1156 1954 National Aristocrat EXC except for some scratches on the top, 17" body by Gibson, refretted by Gruhn Guitars, standard magnetic pickup in neck position plus original pickup in bridge, sunburst finish, extremely rare model, OSC
REDUCED FROM: $1,750 SALE PRICE: $1,350

Miscellaneous Solidbody Electrics

EZ5121 1966 Mosrite Joe Maphis 6/12 double-neck VG++, sunburst finish, faux alligator-covered OHC
REDUCED FROM: $3,500 SALE PRICE: $3,000


Electric Steel Guitars

EU2594 circa 1947 Fender Princeton lap steel VG+, pickup rewound and input cord replaced by Gruhn Guitars, no case
REDUCED FROM: $800 SALE PRICE: $650

Basses

BM2709 1970 Ampeg Dan Armstrong EXC, replica pickup by Kent Armstrong (original damaged pickup in case pocket), OHC
REDUCED FROM: $2,250 SALE PRICE: $1,950

Epiphone Electrics

EE1775 1965 Epiphone Olympic VG++, cherry red finish, one pickup, batwing peghead, double-cut, OSC
REDUCED FROM: $1,000 SALE PRICE: $900

Gretsch Electrics

EG3258 1958 Gretsch Rambler (Model 6115) VG+, bamboo yellow top, black finish on rims, back and neck, 3/4 scale, DeArmond pickup, replacement bridge, with 1996 letter from Gretsch company to owner, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $1,750 SALE PRICE: $1,450

Gibson and Epiphone Flat Tops

AG5617 1957 Gibson J-50 EXC, replacement Grover Rotomatic tuners, HC
REDUCED FROM: $4,500 SALE PRICE: $4,000

AG5733
1958 Gibson J-160E VG+, neck reset and refretted by Mark Lacey, HC
REDUCED FROM: $4,500 SALE PRICE: $3,850

AG5741 2005 Epiphone FT-79 Paul McCartney EXF with certificate, reissue of 1964 Texan, limited run of 1,964, made in Japan, lightweight OHC with built-in hygrometer REDUCED FROM: $2,550 SALE PRICE: $1,950

AG5757 c1944 Gibson SJ refinished except for front of peghead, "Only a Gibson Is Good Enough" peghead banner & script Gibson logo, mahogany neck, back & sides, numerous top and back cracks repaired with long cleats, needs neckset, new bridge/bridgeplate, new nut, glue back brace, remove extra top brace, refinish top, AS IS
REDUCED FROM: $4,500 SALE PRICE: $4,000

AG5765 1958 Gibson J-160E VG (moderate playing wear but structurally fine), replacement bridge, replacement Gibson tuners, HC
REDUCED FROM: $3,750 SALE PRICE: $3,000

Martin Flat Tops

AA7873 new Martin DCME cutaway, Sitka spruce top, laminated sapele back and sides, satin finish, Fishman Classic 4 Sonicore eletronics, HC
REDUCED FROM: $1,175 SALE PRICE: $900

AA7891 2006 Martin POW-MIA EXC, dreadnought size, mahogany back and sides, American flag graphic in case top lining, #82, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $2,750 SALE PRICE: $2,250

AA7971 2008 Martin America's Guitar M, dreadnought size, #68 of 175, Adirondack spruce top, Madagascar rosewood back and sides, limited edition #68 of 175, label signed by C.F. Martin IV, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $5,000 SALE PRICE: $4,800

AB7730 1912 Martin 000-28 EXF, original solid peghead with ivory friction pegs, the only one like it we have ever encountered, SC
REDUCED FROM: $23,500 SALE PRICE: $20,000

Miscellaneous Flat Tops

AM6211 circa 1920 Larson Bros. made for Southern California Music EXC, 13 3/4" body width, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 12 fret slot head neck, abalone top trim, attractive neck inlay, refretted and new bridge by Gruhn Guitars, HC
REDUCED FROM: $9,500 SALE PRICE: $8,500

AM6407 circa 1905-1910 Maurer model 494 VG+, 13 3/16" body width, spruce top with Maurer style Z bracing and multicolor wood marquetry edge trim, 12 fret slot head neck, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, excellent sound and playability, SC
REDUCED FROM: $5,000 SALE PRICE: $4,000

AM6535 2005 Breedlove DM Deluxe "Revival" Custom Shop series NM, Adirondack spruce top, sunburst finish, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $1,850 SALE PRICE: $1,700

AM6560 2007 Savannah NM, 15 3/4" wide, Adirondack spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, herringbone soundhole ring, rope-pattern top border, Baggs pickup installed, heavy duty Cedar Creek HC
REDUCED FROM: $3,000 SALE PRICE: $2,500

AM6644 2004 Eastman, Beijing, China SJ616 Archback Jumbo 16" body width, natural finish, Tibetan spruce top, well-figured curly maple neck, back, and sides with mahogany stain finish, carved back, a fine hand made instrument, molded HC
REDUCED FROM: $1,000 SALE PRICE: $800

AM6717 2009 Bourgeois Ricky Scaggs RS-42 Limited Edition M, Adirondack spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, abalone rosette, presentation headstock inlay, 1 23/32" nut width, 2.2" inlaid mammoth ivory belly bridge and heel cap, engraved Waverly "RS" tuners, made with hide glue, #5 of limited edition of 10, HC
REDUCED FROM: $13,000 SALE PRICE: $11,000

AM6758 new Collings CJ Sitka spruce top, Indian rosewood back and sides, 1-11/16" nut width, NAMM show sample, HC
REDUCED FROM: $3,700 SALE PRICE: $3,250

AM6779 new Davis Luthiers, South Africa, TSC2 Troublemaker steel-string, spruce top, Tasmanian blackwood (grown in South Africa) back and sides, South African leadwood fingerboard, kiaat bridge, a fine-sounding instrument of innovative design, gig bag
REDUCED FROM: $2,250 SALE PRICE: $2,000


Archtop Acoustic Guitars


AR3762 1995 Lacey Eclipse Prototype EXF, 18" body width, oval soundhole, elaborate engraved inlay, carved ebony tailpiece, beautifully figured curly maple, sunburst finish, heavy duty OHC
REDUCED FROM: $11,000 SALE PRICE: $9,000

AR4202 c1944 Gibson L-50 VG++, "Only a Gibson Is Good Enough" banner peghead logo, refretted by Gruhn Guitars, heavy duty padded gig bag
REDUCED FROM: $2,000 SALE PRICE: $1,850

Classical Guitars

AC1776 1977 Dieter Hopf classical VG+, cedar top, Macassar ebony back, sides and neck veneer, original pearl-button Landsdorfer tuners, a fine stage-worthy instrument, 660mm scale, 52.23mm nut width, HC
REDUCED FROM: $2,500 SALE PRICE: $2,150

Mandolins and Mandolin Family


MF6856 new Capek (Czech Republic) F-style mandolin one piece back of attractive curly maple, sunburst finish, HC
REDUCED FROM: $2,350 SALE PRICE: $2,000

MF7367 circa 1915 Orpheum mandolin-banjo Style No.1 cosmetically EXC but would need neck set and fret work to be playable, 10 3/8 inch head diameter, as is, original end opening tooled leather case (case coming apart at seam), no case, AS IS
REDUCED FROM: $600 SALE PRICE: $400

MF7453 1939 Gibson EM-150 VG++, "Charlie Christian" style bar pickup, replacement Kluson Deluxe tuners, tweed-covered OHC with orange and black stripes, extremely rare model
REDUCED FROM: $2,500 SALE PRICE: $2,000

MF7670 new Summit F-5 Artist handmade by Paul Schneider, Hartsville, TN, beautifully figured curly maple neck, back and sides, satin sunburst finish, excellent sound, lightweight HC
REDUCED FROM: $5,800 SALE PRICE: $5,000

Five-String Banjos
JA5461 1934 Gibson Custom GB six-string guitar-banjo VG+, silver sparkle fingerboard inlays, peghead veneer, and on exterior of wood rim, rhinestone peghead ornamentation, large original truss rod cover with "SECCHI" in rhinestones, maple neck and resonator, brass hoop Style 1 type tone ring, excellent sound and playability, 1950s Gibson HC
REDUCED FROM: $6,000 SALE PRICE: $3,850


JA5537 circa 1905 Washburn model 530 EXF, 10 15/16" head diameter, metal clad rim, original floating tubular tone ring supported on spikes, walnut neck, period HC REDUCED FROM: $1,650 SALE PRICE: $1,000

JA5574
Gibson 1927 TB-3 body with replica original style five-string neck VG+, two-piece flange, solid no-hole raised head tone ring, HC
REDUCED FROM: $4,500 SALE PRICE: $3,850

JA5575 circa 1905 W.A. Cole Eclipse EXC, repaired peghead crack (structurally stable and not highly visible), 10 15/16" head diameter, attractive engraved neck inlay, "boat shape" heel, gig bag
REDUCED FROM: $1,650 SALE PRICE: $1,350

JA5642 circa 1976 Vega V-41 VG++, mahogany neck, Brazilian rosewood resonator, abalone hexagon fingerboard inlay, abalone torch peghead inlay, abalone binding on back of resonator, extremely rare model, only 28 made, HC
REDUCED FROM: $2,350 SALE PRICE: $1,650

JA5645 mid 1930s Gibson RB-11 original five-string EXC, back of neck and sides of resonator refinished by Robin Smith of Heartland Banjos, set up with replica flat-head tone ring, HC
REDUCED FROM: $8,500 SALE PRICE: $6,500

JA5741 c1910 Clifford Essex, London, open-back 5-string EXF, mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard, attractive neck inlay, metal-clad rim, gig bag
REDUCED FROM: $1,000 SALE PRICE: $850

JA5775 1932 Gibson TB-6 conversion EXC, replica gold-sparkle five-string neck by Frank Neat (original tenor neck and OHC included), set up with original high-profile lightweight flat-head Style 6 tone ring recovered from banjo owned by J.D. Crowe's singer/guitarist Rick Wasson (banjo burned in a fire), HC
REDUCED FROM: $25,000 SALE PRICE: $18,500

JA5981 c1960 Bacon Symphonie Silver Bell five-string VG+++, fancy ornamentation, gold-plated hardware, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $2,000 SALE PRICE: $1,650

JA5987 c. 1925 Gibson RB-100/TB-2 VG+, TB-2 body with serpentine flange, 10 1/2" head diameter, RB-100 neck from 1950s, SC
REDUCED FROM: $1,150 SALE PRICE: $850

Tenor, Plectrum, and Other Banjo Family

JE2669 late 1920s Ludwig Standard Art tenor banjo EXC, elaborate inlay, carving on heel of neck and back of peghead, gold plated engraved hardware, elaborate wood and pearl resonator ornamentation, extremely rare model, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $3,500 SALE PRICE: $3,000

JE2703 circa 1930 Washburn, made by Lyon & Healy, style 5183 tenor banjo VG+, 19 fret neck, attractive engraved neck inlay, carved heel, wood "pie section" resonator, original Planet tuners with mother of pearl buttons, rough OHC
REDUCED FROM: $1,200 SALE PRICE: $1,000

JE2757 circa 1925 Paramount Style E tenor professionally refinished, refretted, gold engraved hardware, white holly neck with carving on heel and back of peghead, original Page tuners with pearl buttons, fancy inlay and wood marquetry ornamentation, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $2,500 SALE PRICE: $2,000

JE2814 1976 McKinley Joe Maphis tenor banjo VG+ (belt buckle wear on back of resonator), a custom instrument made specially for Joe Maphis, Joe Maphis abalone inlay on fingerboard, abalone trim on edge of fingerboard, peghead, and resonator, a high quality handmade instrument by McKinley Music of Jeromesville, Ohio, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $2,750 SALE PRICE: $2,000

JE2854 1929 Paramount Style 1 tenor VG++, original mute, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $1,000 SALE PRICE: $850

JE2883 composite plectrum EXC, high quality handmade neck by Mill-ford, Stew-Mac body parts, HC
REDUCED FROM: $875 SALE PRICE: $650

JE2908 1925 Gibson TB-3 tenor VG++, ball-bearing tone ring, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $3,150 SALE PRICE: $2,650

JE2910 c1939 Gibson ETB-150 tenor VG+, Charlie Christian style pickup, pickup rewound and neck reset by Gruhn Guitars, replica bridge, HC
REDUCED FROM: $2,250 SALE PRICE: $1,500

JE2918 1925 Gibson TB-3 Mastertone tenor VG++, ball-bearing tone ring, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $3,250 SALE PRICE: $2,650

JE2921 1930 Vega Vegaphone Professional tenor EXC, original Grover pancake tuners, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $1,500 SALE PRICE: $1,200

JE2934 c. 1926 Paramount Style A plectrum EXC, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $1,500 SALE PRICE: $1,000

JE2940 1961 Gibson TB-100 tenor EXC, replacement tailpiece, SC
REDUCED FROM: $1,000 SALE PRICE: $750

JE3026 mid 1920s Washburn/Lyon & Healy Style A tenor VG++, original Planet tuners, mahogany pie-section resonator with wood marquetry edge trim, attractive inlay, frets 1-7 replaced by Gruhn Guitars, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $1,000 SALE PRICE: $950

JE3032 1929 Paramount Style B tenor VG++, replacement tuners, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $1,350 SALE PRICE: $1,000

Tenor and Plectrum Guitars

TG0374 1940 Gibson ES-150 Tenor VG, refretted by Gruhn Guitars, extremely rare model, Charlie Christian-style pickup, factory original L-75 style peghead inlay, redline OHC
REDUCED FROM: $4,500 SALE PRICE: $3,500

Resonator Instruments

RG4599 1985 Dobro Model 60 DN EXF, 12-fret slot head round neck, natural finish maple, set up Hawaiian style, HC
REDUCED FROM: $1,000 SALE PRICE: $800

RG4671 1929 Dobro Model 85 VG++, first year of issue, mahogany neck and body, triple-bound top and back, bound red bean fingerboard, round neck with extended nut for Hawaiian-style play, period HC
REDUCED FROM: $3,000 SALE PRICE: $2,000

RG4690 2001 Dobro Model 27 Deluxe EXF, well-figured curly maple neck and body, 12-fret squareneck with solid peghead, attractive pearl inlay, set up with Schertler Dobro pickup and preamp, OHC
REDUCED FROM: $2,000 SALE PRICE: $1,600

Ukuleles, Taropatches, and Tiples

UK1023 early 1960s Vega classic lute (baritone uke) EXF, beautiful Brazilian rosewood back and sides, according to 1965 letter from Vega company president this is the only duplicate of the special one they made for Arthur Godfrey, larger than standard baritone uke (12 1/8" wide, 21" scale), OHC
REDUCED FROM: $3,850 SALE PRICE: $2,500

UK1087 1920s Oliver Ditson soprano uke EXC, made in Hawaii, all koa, period SC
REDUCED FROM: $1,000 SALE PRICE: $750

UK1089 c1920 Martin Style 1 Taropatch VG+++, repaired peghead crack, friction pegs, extremely rare model, no case
REDUCED FROM: $2,500 SALE PRICE: $2,000


Amplifiers

PA2138 new Fender '57 Twin Amp solid pine cabinet, 40 watts, two 12" Alnico-magnet speakers, lacquered tweed covering
REDUCED FROM: $1,950 SALE PRICE: $1,500

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