Category Archive: Pre-owned Guitars

(USED) 2012 Collings Eastside LC, Sunburst, Lollar Imperial – $4,150

(USED) From the “No-brainer” dept… an EX+++ clean-as-can-be Eastside LC, in lovely dark cherry sunburst, with a single Lollar Imperial humbucker in the neck position.  This guitar comes to us scratch-free and ready to rip. The Eastside is Collings’ ES-175 style guitar, perfect for jazz and fusion, but no slouch when it comes to blues and rock.  The laminated construction

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(USED) 1998 Collings Baby 2H, Sitka, EIR, Fishman Pickup – $2,650

(USED) Not a day goes by that we don’t get a request for a used, well-played Collings that might have some bumps and bruises, but is all broken in and ready for the stage/studio.  Here is just such a guitar, a 1998 Baby 2H that has been around, getting ready to celebrate its 20th birthday! You’ve heard us say that

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(USED) Martin D-41 Dreadnought, Sitka, Indian Rosewood – $2,895

(USED) There are few acoustic guitars more iconic than the pearly rosewood dreadnoughts built by the C.F. Martin company.  Here is an incredibly clean used example, showing not a hint of play wear.  Very nice tight-grained Sitka spruce top with abalone rosette and top border.  Indian rosewood back and sides, bound ebony fingerboard w/ large abalone inlay.  1 11/16″ nut and

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(USED) Huss & Dalton 12-Fret 0, Mahogany, Adirondack – $2,975

(USED) Now this is just delightful, a 12-fret H&D parlor guitar, just in on trade! We love this little guitar, it’s a wonderful example of the great craftsmanship coming out of Staunton, VA. Beautiful wide-grained Adirondack top with pronounced bearclaw figure on the top, mahogany on the back and sides, rosewood binding with maple purfling accents… what’s not to like?

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(USED) Martin Custom Shop 00, 00-18, Adirondack Top – $2,550

(USED) Just in on consignment, here’s a mahogany 00 from the Martin Custom Shop with spectacularly wide-grained Adirondack spruce on top! This model is from 2014, and in excellent condition with hardly any sign of play (a few pic marks on the pick guard). We feel that the Martin Custom Shop builds their best instruments, and this one has a

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SOLD – (USED) Santa Cruz OM-PW Orchestra Model, Sitka, Mahogany – SOLD

(USED) Just in on trade, a lovely OM from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This OM-PW is a light build, and has a nicely aged Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides. It has a traditional voice, with soft, musical trebles and an assertive bass. The Orchestra Model is considered one of the very best shapes in the Santa

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(USED) Collings D1A SB, Varnish Finish, Brazilian Parts – $4,650

(USED) It’s no secret that Collings’ mahogany dreadnoughts are some of the fiercest flatpickers around. The crew in Austin has a knack for getting serious volume and clarity out of their dreads, and this particular guitar has those in spades. This sunburst 2010 model is in excellent condition, with no structural issues. There is one noticeable ding on the treble

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(USED) Collings D1A Doghair, Black-Top – SOLD

(USED) A more rockin’ guitar we could not ask for… this D1A is just a feast for the eyes and ears.  Incredibly loud and authoritative, this guitar refuses to go unnoticed. Coming to us in EX+ condition, with no dings, scratches or fretwear, a lovely Adirondack-topped mahogany dreadnought from the master of mahogany dreadnoughts, Bill Collings. The distinctive “Doghair” finish

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(USED) Collings 01SB, Sitka, Mahogany, Sunburst, LR Baggs Lyric – $3,150

(USED) This 01 came to us on trade, and it’s exactly the way we like to see a used Collings: just a few dings and pick marks to show that, yes, this guitar was well loved and well played.  Not to worry, the instrument has no structural issues whatsoever, no cracks, and only the smallest bit of fret wear. Spec-wise,

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(USED) Collings CJ-35, Sitka, Mahogany – $3,350

(USED) One of Collings’ most popular models in recent years, the CJ-35 takes the venerable Collings Jumbo and tweaks it in a more vintage-inspired direction. These are incredibly light and responsive guitars, and through some internal engineering (abbreviated tongue brace, ramped rather than scalloped bracing) and some structural decisions that favor a slightly mellower sound (Wenge fingerboard and bridge, short

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(USED) Martin OM-JM, John Mayer Signature Model – SOLD

(USED) Here we have a late model, EX+++ condition John Mayer signature Martin OM. As most people know, Martin doesn’t seem to do anything too wild with their signature guitars, often just a set of cosmetic appointments that reflect the artists tastes and a signature inlayed into the fingerboard. It’s an approach that has served them well, as evidenced by

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(USED) Collings 002HA, Adirondack Top – $3,675

(USED) Here is the beautiful and sophisticated Collings 002H, in minty condition. A classic ivoroid bound 12-fret 00 ornamented by herringbone purfling and topped by the Holy Grail of tonewoods, Ye Olde Adirondack spruce. Looking like something from a previous century, the guitar features the “olde” standard 1 and 13/16″ nut width, 2 and 5/16″ saddle spacing, pyramid bridge, slotted

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SOLD – (USED) Collings Small Jumbo, SJ, Sitka, Maple, Full-Body Sunburst – SOLD

(USED) One of the most versatile and formidable guitars in the Collings lineup is their Small Jumbo. The 16″ lower bout gives this model undeniable volume and bass response, but its tight waist brings the entire guitar into perfect sonic balance… it is favored by rock n’ rollers and lead guitar players who want to expand into the acoustic realm,

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(USED) Simon Fay #10, Gorgeous Luthier-Built Guitar, Redwood, Ziricote – SOLD

(USED) Sometimes a guitar comes into our shop that makes everyone turn their heads, and that is definitely the case with this custom from Simon Fay.  Mr. Fay now has a wait list stretching several years, and we feel very fortunate to get to represent this, just his 10th guitar! At 15″ across the lower bout, it’s about the size of

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(USED) Breedlove King Koa, Cedar, Koa, Stunning! – $5,895

(USED) When we are lucky enough to get one of these Breedlove guitars in, it normally sells swiftly and then we field a few months of phone calls asking “Is it really gone?” and “Do you think you’ll get another one?” We got another one! If you’re reading this listing, you probably already know about the legendary King Koa… Kim

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