Category Archive: Pre-owned Guitars

(USED) Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Signature Model, Florentine Cutaway Jazz Box – $2,550

(USED) Gibson Herb Ellis ES-165 in wine red finish. A luxury Custom Shop special edition based on Herb’s classic ES-175. Overview: A BJB floating pickup on the Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Electric Guitar produces warm, round, and articulate tone for peerless jazz flavor. Single volume knob on the pickguard keeps it simple and keeps the top wood pristine for amazing

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(USED) Collings C10 Deluxe, Black Top, Doghair Back and Sides – $4,295

(USED) This C10 Deluxe was designed to turn heads.  Sporting a black top, Collings’ world-famous “Doghair” finish on the back and sides, and bold perloid peghead and pick guard, it’s impossible not to notice this guitar.  Made to be played, studio or stage, let no man say that this C10 does not ROCK. Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides,

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(USED) Collings 000-41, Adirondack, Brazilian Rosewood, Excellent Sound! – $8,750

(USED) “What’s the best guitar in your shop right now?”  It’s a question that we get on an almost daily basis, and as guitar geeks with wide and variegated tastes, we usually end up unable to pick a dozen favorites, never mind just one particular guitar… BUT… all that said, if you call us today and ask that question, this

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(USED) Beard RF Round-Neck Resophonic Guitar, Mahogany, Full Body Burst – $3,250

(USED, JUST ARRIVED) The R Body Shape is the smallest of the Beard Guitars line. It produces the clear sustained highs and punchy low-end associated with a traditional Dobro sound. The Beard R, Vintage R, RF, Tut Taylor™, and RFB Models have the R body shape. The Beard RF Model combines a traditional R body shape and F holes with Paul

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(USED) 1996 Collings C10 Cutaway, Sitka, Mahogany, Sunburst – $3,695

(USED) Another “vintage” Collings has arrived!  This C10 dates from October of 1996, and is one of the earliest Collings guitars currently in our shop.  We get many calls for Collings guitars that are structurally sound but might have some “character marks” or “battle scars” and this is one of those instruments.  Ready to gig and not afraid of dings!

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(USED) Bozo Podunavac 12-String, Sitka, East Indian Rosewood – $5,975

(USED) The late Bozo Podunavac had a world-wide reputation for building distinctive, powerful guitars, and they can be heard on many seminal guitar albums, notably “6 and 12 String Guitar” by Leo Kottke.  John Fahey and Johnny Cash also played Bozo guitars over the years.  The sound is unmistakeable, and the responsiveness and volume of a Bozo seems at odds

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(USED) Collings CJ, Sitka, Maple, Short Scale – $4,175

(USED)  A simply remarkable Collings Jumbo. As Advanced Jumbos go, it’s hard to get more “Advanced” than one of these. Just arrived back on consignment, this iconic Collings CJ deluxe, this one in flame maple and Sitka spruce in SHORT SCALE. Nice. Add nickel Waverly tuners, tortoise pickguard, 1 and 3/4″ bone nut, very tasteful “flourish” peghead inlay, and tortoise binding and cosscut ivoroid purfling all over. The stars just aligned

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(USED) 2012 Martin D41, Sitka, Indian Rosewood – $3,295

(USED) Always popular in our store, here is a very nice D41 from 2012.  The classic Martin rosewood dreadnought with all available booming bass and pearly goodness on display.  This one has a Sitka top, east Indian rosewood back and sides, and abalone all around.  1 11/16″ nut with modern mod V neck profile, this guitar has nice action and

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(USED) Bourgeois JOMC, Jumbo OM, Bearclaw Sitka, Rosewood, Cutaway – $3,250

(USED) A versatile-as-heck original design from our friends at Bourgeois, this 2002 Jumbo OM Cutaway was fastidiously cared for and is just awaiting its next chapter. Landing in the sweet spot between Orchestra Model and Dreadnought, the JOMC really is a great all around instrument, with enough bottom end to create a rumble when strummed, but impeccably balanced for fingerstyle

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(USED) Collings OM3BaaaA Varnish, Adirondack, Brazilian – $10,250

(USED) We are privileged to handle many fine Collings guitars every year.  This one is special.  It sold in 2006 and has the distinction of being the very first varnish Brazilian RW orchestra model guitar that Collings produced. Having also the pedigree of “Style 3” and being clad with such high grade Brazilian rosewood, it is quite special indeed. So…feast your eyes on this VERY special Collings OM3BaaaA-Varn (Style 3 Brazilian OM

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(USED) Kevin Kopp K-35, Adirondack, Brazilian – $6,950

(USED) Those who watch our website closely know that we adore Kevin Kopp’s guitars.  For our money, no one else does so well capturing the spirit, sound and feel of classic Gibby flattops.  They are consistently amazing, yet we always smile when we strum that first chord on a Kopp… a delightful familiarity washes over us, and we feel like

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SOLD – (USED) National Estralita Deluxe, Wood Body, Single Cone – SOLD

(USED) Here’s a gen-u-ine National that will have you rocking, rolling and tumbling without breaking the bank (or your back!)  The Estralita is a very cool, wood-bodied, single-cone reso-phonic guitar with tons of vibe and tons of sound.  Significantly lighter than a steel or brass-bodied reso, but has the funky sound that you want in such an instrument… and gosh,

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(USED) Collings D1A Doghair, Black-Top – $4,950

(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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ON HOLD – (USED) 1994 Collings D1, Adirondack Top, Mahogany, A Real Player! – $2,695 – ON HOLD

(USED) We get the request constantly: find me a pre-owned Collings, the more beat up the better, I don’t need no fancy options, I just need some SOUND.  Well, ask and you shall receive!  Here we have an awesome early D1 that left the Collings shop in November, 1994.  It’s got its share of dings, winder marks, lacquer chips, and

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(USED) Shanti SF Model, Small Jumbo, Cutaway – $6,995

(USED) We’re often heard extolling the virtues of the small factories and shops that make up the bulk of our business… there is something comforting about the near-perfect fit and finish, not to mention the consistent high quality of sound that we’ve come to expect from our friends at Collings, Huss & Dalton and Bourgeois.  Every now and again, though,

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