Category Archive: Recent Arrivals

(NEW) Collings MT Mandolin, Base Model, with Wide 1 and 3/16″ Nut – $2,700

(NEW) MORE GOOD WOOD!! This is a basic satin finish Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. We ordered this one with the wider (1 and 3/16″) nut width for those who are so inclined… Serial # 3790 MSRP $3,000… AMW Price: $2,700 Buy an MT mandolin and YOU can sound like Kym Warner of the Greencards:  

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(NEW) Collings C10 Camper Deluxe, Torrefied Sitka, Maple, Shade Top – $6,320

(NEW) Here we offer a highly customized Collings C10 with a bevy of incredible features and a fascinating, dynamic tonal response.  This deluxe model is a “Camper” meaning that the neck is a square-peghead mod-V neck, the same as would be found on Collings’ Orchestra Model. The first thing you’ll notice is the wonderful shade burst on the torrefied Sitka

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(NEW) Collings MT Mandolin, Creme Top, Gloss Top, Ivoroid Binding, Engelmann – $2,835

JUST ARRIVED – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. This then is *another* Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. The gloss-top creme finish on the Engelmann spruce is stunning. Then we’ve got IVOROID binding, nickel tuners with ivoroid knobs, Collings tailpiece, and a subtle burgundy stain on

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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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(NEW) Huss & Dalton Road Edition Dreadnought, Sitka, Rosewood – $2,685

(NEW) Huss & Dalton has expanded their Road Edition offering to their entire product line, and this helps to put their meticulously hand-crafted guitars into more player and professional budgets. The guitar that started it all during the original RE run was their rosewood dreadnought, and it’s hard to argue with the clean lines, great wood selection and impeccable fit

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(NEW) Waterloo Jumbo King, WL-JK, Sunburst, Sitka, Mahogany – $2,070

(NEW) The biggest guitar in the Waterloo lineup is the new vintage-style Jumbo King!  From the playful minds and skillful hands of the Waterloo division of the Collings Guitar Co. in Austin, Texas. Those folks have another WINNER on their hands!!  An American made, handcrafted vintage-style guitar with exceedingly fine intonation and playability. With a light weight and dry tone that calls to mind the

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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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(NEW) Eastman MD-415 GD Gold Top Mandolin – Nice! – $795

(NEW) The Eastman mandolins have been a mainstay for student to intermediate players here at AMW for close to twenty years now. We’ve started DOZENS and DOZENS of students here on the venerable MD-305 model. One of the nicest instruments we’ve seen from Eastman is this one – the new MD-415 GD in GOLD! It is an F-model mandolin with MAHOGANY back

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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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(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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(NEW) Kevin Kopp Advanced Jumbo, AJ, Adirondack, Madrose, Sunburst – $5,450

(NEW) This is a treat, a powerful AJ from our main man in Montana, master luthier Kevin Kopp! To those more familiar with jumbos of the short scale, “35” variety, the Advanced Jumbo is a whole other animal.  This guitar is a full 25.5″ scale, and though it’s not lacking in warmth and tonal complexity (thank you, Madagascar rosewood!) it

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(NEW) Pleinview Guitars Orchestra Model, German Spruce, Sacha RW – SOLD

(NEW) There’s a little workshop in the back of our store, where AMW luthier Raymond Morin and his partner Adam Rousseau build Pleinview Guitars.  They’ve got a few dozen under their belt at this point, and this latest is a custom OM, with German spruce top and Peruvian “Sacha” rosewood back and sides. We love German spruce on softer rosewoods,

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SOLD – (USED) 1994 Collings D1, Adirondack Top, Mahogany, A Real Player! – SOLD

(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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