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Huber Workhorse Mahogany Banjo

Huber Workhorse Mahogany Banjo

At last – a Huber banjo that won’t break the bank! The Huber Workhorse is Huber’s new Mastertone RB-3 ‘clone’ model, with the Huber 844 Tone Ring, Bowtie inlays, nickel hardware and Sims maple rim. The Satin finish feels like a lovely old banjo.

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2011 Martin 0015M Steel String Acoustic Guitar SOLD

2011 Martin 0015M Steel String Acoustic Guitar SOLD

Here’s a near-perfect 2011 Martin 00-15M steel string acoustic guitar. The 00 body style is one of the earliest Martin designs,
dating to 1877 with a 12-fret neck and 1934 with the 14 fret neck.

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1946 Martin D18 (consignment) SOLD

1946 Martin D18 (consignment) SOLD

The D-18 is known for a brilliant tone with lots of attack and great separation between notes, which makes it very suitable for styles as diverse as bluegrass and solo fingerstyle

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2011 Martin 000-18 guitar (consignment) SOLD

2011 Martin 000-18 guitar (consignment) SOLD

Here is a very clean 2011 Martin 000-18. The 000-18 is a fairly plain, straightforward, extremely competent guitar and has been produced by Martin since 1921 (except for 1932 and 1933).

A little brighter than rosewood models, the smaller body size adds to comfort and a more balanced tone, without the potential for ‘boominess’ often found with dreadnought guitars.

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Gibson TG-1 Tenor Guitar circa 1932 No Longer Available

Gibson TG-1 Tenor Guitar circa 1932 No Longer Available

This is a Gibson TG-1 Tenor Guitar, circa 1932. The dating is not exact for this period, but it was made between 1927 and 1937.

Tenor guitars became very popular in the 1920’s, going with the rise of the tenor banjo as a rhythm instrument for jazz type music. Possibly first built in the dawn of the 20th century by Lyon and Healy – many of their guitars carried the brand name ‘Washburn’ – by 1920 most manufacturers built them.

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