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1 . ANDREW MANSON / KING FISHER CUSTOM GUITAR. 1985. S#850726.
Brazilian Rosewood peg head overlay. As of May, 2004, Andy charges $5,700 for an identical one. Simply put, the tone and playability of this guitar is astounding. Signed by Andrew Manson who is the top custom luthier in the UK. Made Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Ian anderson numerous guitars. This model is based on a classical design with a 12 fret neck ebony board. German Spruce top. Mohagany back and side. Elephant ivory saddle and nut. Schaller tuners. The tone of this guitar is simply extraordinary and contrasts with its plain appearance. It is readily apparent why Manson's instruments are in such great demand and command a premium price. This guitar is one of the best sounding guitars I have ever played. Hard shell case. $2,775.

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.NATIONAL TRIOLIAN. 1930. SERIAL#:2995P
Refinished. At the time of the original restoration, a pickup was installed, which was later removed because it impeded the tone acoustically. The jack hole remanes. Professional neck reset. Original fingerboard was planed. Quarterman cone and First Quality bisquit and saddle. Original cone, bisquit and saddle are included. Abalone dots added. Great sounding H.S.C. $2,000.

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3. CRAFTERS OF TENNESSEE CUSTOM BLUEGRASS GUITAR As New Mint Condition. Serial # 204122 Spectacular Solid Quilted Mahogany back and sides. Solid figured Sitka spruce top. Custom piece made by Mark Taylor, owner of Crafters of Tennessee. This guitar has absolutely beautiful tone, with expansive dynamic range, and separation between the notes. It is loud, very light weight, and has a comfortable modifies V shaped neck profile. 25.5" Scale; 1 and 11/16" nut width. H.S.C. $3,200

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4. EPIPHONE SHERATON REISSUE U.S.A. Near Mint Condition; 2003 ; Serial # 96050955; Not to be confused with the Epiphone Sheraton 2 , this amazing guitar is an exact copy of the original Sheraton. It is currently fitted with a Gold Plated Bigsby Tail Piece. The original frequensator tailpiece is in the case. Only 50 of these guitars were made. The necks, and bodies were produced at Gibson's Japanese facility and then shipped to the USA where the guitar was finished, and assembled with all USA made genuine Gibson parts. The mini-humbuckers are outstanding replicas of the originals. When issued these guitars listed for $3,200. O.H.S.C. $1,775.00

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5. EPIPHONE ZEPHYR REGENT DELUXE Excellent Condition. All original. Serial # 85087. A professional neck reset and setup is in progress by renowned Bay Area luthier Chris Berkov. O.H.S.C. $3,700.

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6. GIBSON CL50 BRAZILIAN CUSTOM SHOP. Excellent Condition. 1993 serial # 90769034. This may be the best Dreadnought Gibson has built since the 1936 Advanced Jumbo. Incredible tone that only Brazilian Rosewood can produce. Very few of these guitars were produced with Brazilian Rosewood. A very rare and desirable piece. O.H.S.C. $4,575.

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7. EPIPHONE EMPEROR 1939 Serial # 15747 All original and professionally refinished. The guitar is off the charts gorgeous, and a rare find. The refinish job is excellent. The tone is nothing short of miraculous. Original hardshell case needs restoration, so I will include a new TKL professional case. 25.75" scale 1.75" nut width. $5,775.

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8. MARTIN O16 N.Y. Very Good Condition. 1964, Serial # 195772 ; A simply astounding sounding guitar. All original. 2 unnoticeable tiny repaired side cracks. 25" Scale 1.875" Nut Width $2,075.

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9. EASTMAN AJ 616 C. 2006.AS NEW.MINT.S#:19.
Acoustic Jumbo Flat Top with carved, highly figured Maple back, and Maple sides with spirit varnish finish. No longer being produced. Deep and loud with exellent dynamic range. Upper Bout 16.125" Lower Bout 16.125" Upper Bout Depth 3.875" Lower Bout Depth 4.5" Scale 25.75" Nut Width 1.75". Original Eastman molded fiberglass case. $1,200.

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10. NATIONAL STYLE O 14 FRET. 1936. EXCELLENT CONDITION. S#: 6076
Professional neck reset and setup. All original except for new National Resophonic machine heads. All original finish. Fantastic sounding. HSC. $4,475.

 

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11. GRAMMER MODEL D 30 N SERIAL # 1969 VERY GOOD CONDITION. ALL ORIGINAL.

A fine example of a classic bluegrass guitar designed by the legendary Grand Old Opry session guitarist Billy Grammer. Honduras Mahogany back and sides. Sitka Spruce top. Scalloped braces. No cracks or repairs. H.S.C. $1,500.00

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12. 1 EASTMAN UPTOWN JAZZ GUITAR SERIAL # R804111 2004 EXELLENT CONDITION ALL ORIGINAL

This guitar was professionally set up and plays and sounds great both acoustic and plugged in. O.H.S.C. $1,550.00

 

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13. WASHBURN CUSTOM SHOP MODEL MR450 SERIAL # 8803347 2003 EXELLENT CONDITION ALL ORIGINAL

A beautiful and great sounding les paul style electric. Buzz Feiten Tuning System. These guitars listed for approx 2 grand when issued. Padded gig bag. $775.00

 

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14. 1997 GIBSON SJ-200 RON WOOD SIGNATURE MODEL (50 of 100)

"Wood's SJ-200 is based on his 1957 SJ-200, the one on page 155 of the book Gibson Guitars: 100 Years of an American Icon. The signature model has the same headstock size, name location and binding as Wood's original. He's added flame-pattern inlay on the fingerboard and flames on the double pickguards. The headstock features his caricature/signature." H.S.C. $6000.00

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15. MARTIN GUITAR 000-21(1952) S# 126760 ALL ORIGINAL EXCELLENT COND.
This All Original is as good a sounding 000-Martin as I've ever heard. The sound is beautiful like some of the Pre-war Martins I have played in the past.
Professional Neck reset.
No Cracks.
Minor finish checking on top.
This is a miraculous sounding guitar.
000 H.S.C. Included.

Pictures updated. Detailed neck reset pictures will be updated within the next 12-24 hours.

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