Category Archive: Pre-owned Guitars

(USED, MINT) Collings 02HG 12-String, German Spruce, Rosewood – SOLD

(USED, MINT)  The Collings 12-string guitar. That’s right. 12 strings. As you can imagine, it is the BEST playing 12-string we have ever laid fingers on. We knew something was special when the first of these guitars arrived (after 3 days in a UPS truck – after traveling 1470 miles from Austin to Pittsburgh) tuned to concert pitch and PERFECTLY

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

(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) 2001 Martin D35, Sitka, East Indian Rosewood – SOLD

(USED) Just in on consignment from a good local customer, a great guitar for the jam or the festival, a well-played D35. This guitar has had a fair amount of regular maintenance, including a warranty neck reset and bridge re-glue. The original tuners have been replaced with Gibson-style Grovers. There is reasonable fret wear under the B string, and the

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SOLD – (USED) Kevin Kopp “Bird” short scale Dreadnought, Sitka, Mahogany – SOLD

SOLD – (USED, EX+++) Back in our shop on consignment, another glorious guitar from our favorite Montana luthier Kevin Kopp!  We honestly can’t get enough of these! Kopp does better than just about anyone capturing the spirit of the best vintage American flat tops.  This model, dubbed “The Bird” is a short-scale (just 24 5/8″) square-shouldered beauty that has a very

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SOLD – (USED) Collings CJ-35, Sunburst, Sitka, Mahogany – SOLD

(USED, MINTY!) Here is a stellar example of the Collings CJ-35, a twist on their standard jumbo model that takes it in a more vintage-inspired direction.  The goal with this model was to make a slightly warmer, slightly mellower version of the standard CJ, one that might remind the player more of a classic wartime Gibson… but of course, Collings being

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

(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 – SOLD

(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 – SOLD

(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 – SOLD

(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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ON HOLD – (USED) Collings D1A SB custom, Varnish Finish, flourish, Brazilian Parts – ON HOLD

(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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SOLD – (USED) Collings 01SB, Sitka, Mahogany, Sunburst, LR Baggs Lyric – SOLD

(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 – SOLD

(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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