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1954 Guild X-350 Stratford Sunburst Archtop (consignment) SOLD

1954 Guild X-350 Stratford Sunburst Archtop (consignment) SOLD

Guild began producing instruments in 1952, and at opening its staff included a number of people from Epiphone who naturally brought their influences with them. The Guild X-350 Stratford was heavily influenced by the Epiphone Emperor Zephyr Regent, down to the pushbutton pickup selector.

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1992 Gibson Chet Atkins SST Solidbody Acoustic (consignment) SOLD

1992 Gibson Chet Atkins SST Solidbody Acoustic (consignment)  SOLD

In addition to being a great player, Chet Atkins came up with many great ideas to push the guitar forward. During his association with Gibson, two novel instruments appeared: the Gibson Chet Akins CE Classical Electric, and the Gibson Chet Atkins SST solidbody acoustic.

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1939 Gibson J-35 SOLD

1939 Gibson J-35 SOLD

The Gibson J-35 featured a spruce top with mahogany for the back, sides and neck, and rosewood for the fingerboard and bridge. Originally, the available finish was sunburst, as this hides many visual flaws in otherwise good-sounding and usable wood, which in turn lowers costs and price.

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1955 Gibson J-45 (SOLD)

1955 Gibson J-45 (SOLD)

This 1955 Gibson J-45 has clearly been played, and has had some work done over the years; the original strip-mount Kluson Deluxe tuners have been replaced with Grover Roto-Matic models and a Fishman pickup with endpin jack has been added, and at some point the bridge was replaced with a fixed-saddle design.

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1981 David Wren Studio (consignment)

1981 David Wren Studio (consignment)

The David Wren Studio line was made during the early 1980’s as a simpler, lower-priced ‘standard production’ alternative to the rather more expensive custom order models that most builders create. These models feature a spruce top and mahogany back and sides with ebony bridge, maple binding, and a mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard.

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New Old Stock! Martin 000-18 Authentic 1937 Model SOLD

New Old Stock!  Martin 000-18 Authentic 1937 Model   SOLD

New Old Stock! Built in 2007, this Martin 000-18 Authentic 1937 Model is brand new with full warranty!

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