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Category Archive: Recent Arrivals

(NEW) Collings MT2 Mandolin, Torrefied Adirondack Spruce, Tortoise Bindings, James Tailpiece, Collings Case – $4,185

JUST ARRIVED  – Collings “Cooked”  WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a custom MT2 in dark sunburst with woods personally selected by us – with a figured one piece

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(USED) Bourgeois DB Signature OM, Orchestra Model, Adirondack, Brazilian Rosewood, Sunburst – $7,795

(USED, BARELY) Dana Bourgeois has built more than his share of lifetime OMs, and his DB Signature instruments are among his very best.  This one had a short stay in a large collection before developing a minor back crack, which was impeccably repaired at the Bourgeois shop shortly after.  With their spot-on finish repairs, we honestly can’t figure out where

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(NEW) Collings D1A Traditional, Adirondack Spruce, Mahogany – $5,535

(NEW) Wow.  Goodness.  I mean… wow! Collings has really done it this time… created a single guitar that can be justifiably knick-named either “Beauty” or “BEAST!”  The rumble that emerges from this guitar when strummed is the stuff of legend.  It’s a deep, moving sound.  One of the warmest brand-new Collings dreads we’ve ever heard! The Traditionals are mapping the

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(USED) Oriskany 00, L-00, 14-Fret, Engelmann Spruce, Bubinga – $3,150

(USED) The luthiery boom of the last 10-15 years has produced dozens of world-class luthiers and thousands of spectacular guitars. With the advent of the internet and online forums, not to mention more luthiery schools and the community’s willingness to share information, many of the “secrets” to making a great sounding instrument have been unlocked, and we, the players, are

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(NEW) Pleinview Guitars “Looky-Loo” 12-Fret L-00, Adirondack Spruce, Mahogany – SOLD

(NEW) Pleinview Guitars are built right here at our shop by luthier/store manager Raymond Morin and his helper and our Saturday guy extraordinaire Adam Rousseau.  These guys make traditionally-minded custom instruments, mostly on commission, though an occasional spec instrument finds its way onto our website. If this guitar looks vaguely familiar, it’s because it’s the sister guitar to this box that

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(NEW) Collings D1 Traditional Dreadnought, Sitka Spruce, Mahogany – $4,635

(NEW) We’ll remember 2017 for many reasons, but as far as sales and enthusiasm for particular instruments, we’ll probably remember it most as the Year of the Traditionals. If you’ve been watching the site, you know that we’re going big with these, and that we can’t say enough good about them. They really appear to be an evolutionary step for

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(NEW) Collings D2HA Traditional, Baked Adirondack Top, Indian Rosewood, Sunburst – $6,300

(NEW) These Collings Traditional dreadnoughts are wonderful instruments. By making a few key specification changes, bigger neck, thinner finish, fish glue construction, etc, Collings has managed to create a new line of instruments that keeps their crisp, powerful trademark sound will adding a warmer low end, a little more volume and a little more punch. The Traditionals have a slightly

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(NEW) Collings 01 SB, Baked Sitka Top, Mahogany Back and Sides, Shade Burst – $4,342

(NEW) We need some of those “DANGER :COMBUSTABLE” or “WARNING :EXPLOSIVE” stickers around here for when these little packages of dynamite show up from Collings!  This 01 is an absolute dream instrument for the small guitar lover, and we’re not fooling when we say that it easily has more volume and presence than most Orchestra Models.  It’s easy to see

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(USED) Composite Acoustics Ox Raw, Full Size Carbon Fiber Guitar – $1,275

(USED) Chances are if you clicked on the preview pic to open up this listing, then you know what this is. When you don’t want to worry about environmental changes or extremes damaging your fine instrument… when you want a guitar that can sit in a cold car or on a hot festival stage… when you basically want “indestructible” you

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(USED) Martin Custom Shop 0-18, 14 Fret, Sitka Spruce, Mahogany – $2,495

(USED) Here is a little firecracker from the Martin Custom Shop, a single “0” 14-fretter with Sitka spruce top, Mahogany back and sides and Adirondack spruce braces.  This guitar has a very vintage vibe, is extremely comfortable to hold and play, and sounds just lovely.  We know many of you are always on the lookout with such a guitar! This

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(NEW) Collings MT Mandolin, Satin Finish, Standard Model – $2,565

(NEW) MORE GOOD WOOD!! This is your basic satin finish Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. All the mandolin one needs, you might say. This one has the standard (1 and 1/8″) nut width for those who are so inclined… Serial # 3877 MSRP $2,850… AMW Price: $2,565 Buy an MT mandolin and YOU can sound like Kym Warner of the Greencards:

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-K, Kel Kroydon Inspired, Feather Light 12-Fretter – $2,340

(NEW) Bill Collings and his Waterloo line of guitars have really caught the world’s attention. The WL-K, inspired by the depression-era Kel Kroydon guitars that Gibson was producing, is one of the most intriguing models in the lineup. It’s ultra-light weight, usually coming in around or under 3 lbs, and comes with a recommendation to use 11 gauge strings. Being

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(NEW) Collings D2HT Traditional Model, Baked Sitka Top, Indian Rosewood – SOLD

(NEW) The Traditional line from Collings combine their state-of-the-art building techniques with some well-chosen specs and materials aimed at producing a guitar with a more vintage-inspired sound.  Bill Collings and his team collaborated with many pro players and studied some of the finest vintage examples that they could get their hands on… and while the voicing of the T Series

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-12 Mh, All Mahogany 12-Fret L-00 Size – $2,070

(NEW) Our first two WL-12 all-mahogany guitars sold before they arrived, so we’re happy to be able to offer this one up to the general guitar-loving public! Now with well over 2000 instruments under their belt, Waterloo continues to churn out incredible, light-weight guitars inspired by the depression-era catalog instruments of the ’20s and ’30s.  We have yet to hear

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(USED) Collings CJ-35, Sitka Spruce Top, Mahogany Back and Sides, K&K Installed – $2,950

(USED) A few years back, Collings reimagined their Jumbo model, laying out a selection of spec and materials choices that would culminate in a more vintage-inspired voicing. The CJ-35 takes the woody, throaty sound of Collings’ slope shouldered dread, thickens it up a smidge, warms it up a pinch, and the resulting guitar does everything exceptionally well. Sitka spruce top

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