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    • 2015 TR Crandall Alcaster 1955 12015 TR Crandall Alcaster 1955 2
    • y2015 TR Crandall Alcaster '55

      2015 TR Crandall Alcaster '55.  Our take on the most classic solid body ever made.  Features  a two piece ash body, one piece quarter sawn maple neck, soft V profile .95 depth, 1 11/16" nut width, 10" radius, 6105 frets, Gotoh vintage style tuners, bone nut, Fralin pickups, CTS pots, Switchcraft jack, elctrosocket jack cup, Sozo tone cap, 4-way switch, Joe Barden bridge with compensated brass saddles, lacquered bakelite pick-guard, mid 50s blonde finish in nitrocellulose lacquer, extra thin hand polished finish on body and neck.  Excellent clarity and snap to the sound.  Weighs in at 7.10 poun...

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    • 1932 National Triolian 11932 National Triolian 2
    • 1932 National Triolian

      1932 National Triolian in excellent condition.  Walnut sunburst finish on a steel body.  Maple neck with ebonized fingerboard.  100% original with no issues.  We reset the neck and straightened it for optimal playability.  It has the original cone and biscuit and original saddle at original height.  The finish on the body is in excellent shape with a just a few small chips.  The finish on the neck has flaked off in areas.  The sound is very vintage blues record.  Lo-fi and cutting and loud.  It sounds as old as it is.  Perfect for those who want an authentic 1930s blues guitar tone.  Includes ...

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    • 2015 TK Smith Western Special 12015 TK Smith Western Special 2
    • 2015 TK Smith Western Special

      The latest and greatest from the master TK Smith.  Taking inspiration from western-styled guitars like the Gretsch Round-up and the innovative work of Paul Bigsby TK has outdone himself with this guitar.  The knotty pine top and head stock overlay, the inlay on the pickguard, the double horseshoes, and the oh so cool hand engraved aluminum.  As always the attention to detail is incredible.  It is remarkable to have the combination of precision and the feel and look of hand made.  The case is also a work of art.  The wood grained sides were salvaged from the family home built by TK's grandfathe...

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    • 2004 Martin OMC28B LJ 12004 Martin OMC28B LJ 2
    • 2004 Martin OMC-28B Laurence Juber

      2004 Martin OMC-28B Laurence Juber in mint condition.  Limited edition number 45 of 50.  OM body size with Brazilian Rosewood back and sides and Adirondack spruce top and braces.  1 3/4" nut width, ebony finger board with no markers, ebony bridge, fossil ivory nut and saddle, Waverly tuners, herring bone purfling, ivoroid binding, 28 style soundhole rings, and full gloss finish on body and neck.  This is fresh out of a collection and is essentially in new condition.  Excellent tone and playability, a fine instrument.  Includes original Geib style hard case and paperwork.  

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    • 2001 Martin D45GE 12001 Martin D45GE 2
    • 2001 Martin D-45 Golden Era

      2001 Martin D-45 GE 1937 in mint condition.  Select Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Adirondack spruce top, scalloped Adirondack braces, forward X bracing, ivoroid binding, abalone purfling inlay around top back sides and neck, 45 style back strip, modified V neck with 1 3/4" nut width and 2 5/16" spacing at bridge, fossil ivory nut saddle and bridge pins, old style pearl headstock C.F. Martin inlay, Waverly gold plated tuners, label signed by C.F. Martin IV.  This guitar is fresh out of a collection and is near new condition.  Excellent power and tone that is unmistakably a Brazilian rosewo...

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    • 2001 Martin OM45GE 32001 Martin OM45GE 4
    • 2001 Martin OM-45 Golden Era

      2001 Martin OM-45 GE 1933 in mint condition.  Select Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Adirondack spruce top, scalloped Adirondack braces, forward X bracing, ivoroid binding, abalone purfling inlay around top back sides and neck, 45 style back strip, modified V neck with 1 3/4" nut width and 2 3/8" spacing at bridge, fossil ivory nut saddle and bridge pins, old style pearl headstock C.F. Martin inlay, Waverly gold plated tuners, label signed by C.F. Martin IV.  This guitar is fresh out of a collection and is near new condition.  The tone is well balanced and complex.  The timeless combination...

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    • 1999 Martin D28GE 13 11999 Martin D28GE 13 2
    • 1999 Martin D-28 Golden Era

      1999 Martin D-28 Golden Era 1937 in near mint condition.  This is very early in the run bearing the lucky number 13 on the hand signed label.  Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Adirondack spruce top, scalloped forward X bracing, ebony fingerboard and bridge, fossil ivory nut and saddle, 1 3/4" nut width, 2 5/16" string spacing, Waverly tuners, herringbone top trim, zipper back strip.  This is a spectacular example of a collector grade guitar that sounds amazing.  The condition would be mint except for an added strap button at the heel.  Big powerful tone with harmonically complex overtones yo...

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    • 1963 Gibson SG 11963 Gibson SG 2
    • 1963 Gibson Les Paul SG

      1963 Gibson Les Paul SG in excellent plus condition.  This is a 100% original no repairs no excuses guitar.  Every last screw is original right down to the case being in perfect shape and original hang tag.  Two early patent number humbuckers never been opened.  All solder joints are untouched.  Has nice full neck profile.  More of a handful than many '63s.  Frets are nearly unworn and at full original height.  This is as fine an example of a 1963 SG as there is.  It  plays and sounds great as well as being in top condition.  Collectors grade all the way. 

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    • 1945 Gibson LG2 11945 Gibson LG2 2
    • 1945 Gibson LG-2 Banner

      1945 Gibson LG-2 in excellent condition.  Last year for the banner logo.  Crack free guitar which has had a recent restoration.  Neck reset and new spot on reproduction bridge and refret.  The back of the neck was lightly oversprayed and buffed when it was reset.  Back and sides are mahogany with spruce top.  The neck is maple with Brazilian rosewood fingerboard.  The finish on the body and peghead are all original and in wonderful condition.  Neck is a large profile with 1 3/4" nut width.  Interior is as clean as they get.  Has the classic Banner sound with an emphasis on midrange.  Has a nic...

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