Category Archive: Brazilian Rosewood

(USED) 2014 Collings D2H BrA VN, Brazilian Rosewood, Adirondack, Vintage Now Neck – ON HOLD

(USED, EX+++) What a pleasure it is to be able to offer this fairly recent Collings dreadnought with to-die-for, perfectly quartered old-growth BRAZILIAN rosewood back and sides!  This is certainly one of the last Braz guitars to leave the Collings shop, and who knows how long they were saving this very special set of wood… if we were back in

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(USED) Bourgeois Vintage OM, Adirondack Spruce, Brazilian Rosewood, Hide Glue – $6,495

(USED) Dana Bourgeois is directly responsible for bringing the OM back into fashion, having collaborated with Martin in the early 80s to breath new life into this classic model, and having built several thousand under his own name ever since. It is our favorite model that comes out of this shop, and we believe that he gets the voicing just

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ON HOLD – (USED, 2003) Collings D2HBaaaA, Brazilian Rosewood, Adirondack Spruce, Quartersawn Woods, Very Special! – ON HOLD

(JUST ARRIVED, and quite special)  Here’s one of the best things to happen to us so far this year (2017)  Excellent (9.5 of 10) condition. Here is a model that we know extremely well, having sold hundreds of them in various configurations over the years. It is the flagship of the Collings line, the estimable Collings D2H. This one is the top of that line, a

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(USED) (2006) Randy Lucas LD-28 Wedge Dreadnaught, Brazilian Rosewood, Rare – Special! – $6,550

(JUST ARRIVED, USED, RARE)  Here’s something you don’t see every day!  Excellent (8.5 of 10) condition. Here is a vintage style guitar by one of our favorite builder, Randy Lucas of Columbus, Indiana. Randy was one of the hottest builders (with longest waiting lists) among flat pickers during the 1990’s and early 2000’s and has broadened his appeal in recent years and does

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(USED) Collings OM2 BaaA, Adirondack, Brazilian, Exceptional Sound! – $7,450

(USED) The Collings Brazilian guitars are becoming increasingly more rare, particularly the Orchestra Models, and we’re happy to present this wonderful sounding guitar with just a few miles on it and striking figured Brazilian back and sides. This is a 2006 model, from the “grading” days, when we could order a Brazilian rosewood Collings any time (we miss those days!)

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(USED) Early (1994) Collings BRAZILIAN Rosewood OOO2H Custom – No Logo – $7,250

(Just arrived)  (USED) We are privileged to “handle” many fine Collings guitars every year.  This one is special. It was built in the original Collings shop in April of 1994 (serial #1355) and was ordered specifically WITHOUT the Collings logo on the slotted headstock. It does have, however, a very cool vintage-inspired “hot stamp” of the Collings logo on the reverse side of the

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(NEW) Dana Bourgeois Vintage D LSH (Large Sound Hole) Dreadnought, Brazilian Rosewood, Aged Tone Adirondack Spruce! – $10,395

The best sounding Bourgeois dreadnoughts are his Aged Tone dreadnoughts. It’s that simple. And his large sound hole dreadnoughts are quite possibly the best sounding Bourgeois dreadnoughts. Period. What’s all the fuss about? It’s Dana’s new large Sound-hole Brazilian Rosewood dread, a model that he introduced in 2015. Built with hide glue, Banjo-Killer bracing, Aged Tone Adirondack spruce, and Brazilian Rosewood. A

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(USED) (2005) Collings O3BaaaAsb – Brazilian, Sunburst – SOLD

(USED) For those looking for a very small, comfortable guitar with plenty of headroom, warmth, punch and clarity, and deluxe looks to match, we have it here in this very unusual and very special Collings 03. “Oh Three!” What we’ve got is a very clean (11 year old, exc. condition) 3-series Brazilian Rosewood O body Collings with dark sunburst, 42-style inlay on the fretboard,

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(VINTAGE) 1959 Martin D-28 Brazilian Rosewood Dreadnought – $8,850

(JUST ARRIVED, USED) We’re very pleased to have the opportunity to once again represent this great old Martin! Very good (7.5 – 8 of 10) condition. Nice birth-year Brazilian D-28 for that 55 year-old big kid you have been dating. Very nice heavily spider-webbed old orange-brown Brazilian rosewood. Pro-repaired (cleated)  top crack and repaired pick guard crack. Cut thru saddle,

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(USED) Bourgeois Aged Tone Vintage D, Dreadnought, Brazilian – $6,795

(USED) Dana Bourgeois turned the acoustic guitar world on its head a few years ago with his Aged Tone series, which feature torrefied Adirondack spruce tops for a more broken in, vintage-inspired sound and response. By combining these tops with a newly developed super-thin finish, as well as hide glue construction, Dana has finally found the “sound in his head”,

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(NEW) Bourgeois OM-42 style Tree-of-Life, Brazilian Rosewood, Aged Tone, 2016 NAMM Show Guitar – $14,805

(NEW) The Style 42 is the crown-jewel of the Bourgeois product offerings. The abalone material they use is prepared exclusively for them, hand chosen to be highly figured with many multi-colored facets for optimum light-reflection. This special OM-42, built for the 2016 NAMM Show is a one-of-a-kind treasure, a collectible instrument, and a true work of art:   Top Wood European Back/Sides

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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Brazilian Rosewood Orchestra Model – $8,815

(NEW) OK now… We’ve had well more than two dozen of the Bourgeois Aged Tone guitars, and every single one has been SPECTACULAR. Having done this for some time now, and having experience with Bourgeois going back to the single digits in serial numbers, I can tell you these are the best guitars he has ever built. In fact, if you have

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(USED) Collings D42BaaaAsb, Brazilian RW, Adirondack Top, Sunburst, Flowerpot, Abalone Everywhere! – SOLD

(2000) This 15-year old Collings D42 custom SUNBURST in AAA grade Brazilian RW, Adirondack spruce and all the tone a man (or woman) could ask for. A fifteen year old guitar that is in essentially new condition, with abalone flowerpot inlay on peghead, gold Waverly tuners, 42 style fretboard inlay, abalone top border, 1 and 3/4″ nut width, 2 and 3/16″ saddle spacing, drop

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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Brazilian Rosewood Dreadnought, Adirondack Top, Cooked Braces – $8,725

The best sounding Bourgeois dreadnoughts are his Aged Tone dreadnoughts. It’s that simple. In the case of this guitar: Is it the OLD salvaged quartersawn Brazilian rosewood? Is it the torrefied Adirondack spruce top? Is it the torrefied Adirondack bracing? Is it the fossil ivory parts? Is it the hide glue? Is it the Aged Tone process? Is it Dana Bourgeois’ voicing? Or “All of the above?” Yup, all of it. We’ve sold almost fifty Aged Tone, torrefied,

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(NEW) Bourgeois Soloist – Aged Tone, Brazilian RW, Adirondack Spruce, Hide Glue – $9,355

(NEW)  No discussion of Orchestra model guitars is complete without a spirited discussion regarding the Bourgeois “Soloist”. Dana Bourgeois knows wood. And Dana is considered THE expert where soundboard voicing is concerned. The re-birth and popularity of OM-28 style guitars in general owes much to Dana Bourgeois’ 38 years of involvement in the guitar industry. The Bourgeois “Soloist” is normally a European  topped lightly crafted,

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