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1962 Fender Jaguar: First year in rare Burgundy Mist, highly figured birdseye maple neck, all original, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, frets in great shape, green nitro guard, finish worn and removed from neck back, checking and players dings, includes trem and bridge cover, way to cool! original white HSC in excellent condition, VG+ $5900 SOLD

1965 Fender Jazzmaster: Sunburst, early '65 L-Plate with pearl dots, in exceptional shape, little or no fret ware, includes case candy: original booklet and warranty card,original strap, bridge cover, case key, allen wrench and bar, 7 lbs. 10 oz., OHSC EC $5295

1977 Fender Bronco: Olympic white faded to soft cream, rosewood board, single pickup mounted by bridge versus a Musicmaster with pickup in neck position, brighter punchy sound, all original with original case and trem bar, lightly played, a couple of small dings on the top but not through the finish, a very clean piece that plays well, 7 lbs 8.5 oz, OHSC, EC $975

1978 Fender Musicmaster: Black, played but in very nice shape, rosewood board, little or no fret wear, only issue is lacquer has been removed from the back of the neck, C shape neck, plays and sounds great, original owners manual, 7 lbs 10 oz, OHSC VG+ $975


1956 Les Paul Jr.: Sunburst, Late '56 in traditional sunburst, nice chunky neck, frets in nice shape, player wear on back of neck, edge wear, one inlay replaced, nice P-90 with the "make a statement" sound, original parts, 7 lbs 11 oz., new HSC VG+ $6250 SOLD

1956 Les Paul Special: Wheat color limed mahogany original TV finish, converted to tune-a-matic and stoptail, tuners changed to unmarked Schallers, brass nut, changed strap buttons, all other parts are original including pots and caps, great original P-90 sound, frets in excellent shape, Brazilian rosewood board, big chunky neck, a total killer player, 8 lbs 6 oz, newer Gibson LP case, EC- $5350

1959 ES-330TD: Sunburst, in very nice shape, including no wire ABR-1, bonnet knobs and amber switch tip, factory order number not readable, Pot date 134926, wide round '59 shape neck with 1 11/16" nut, Brazilian rosewood fret board, bumble bee caps, replaced tuners-Gibson 70's flower, light checking and minor player wear, no repars, bonus if your initials are "JB", 5 lbs. 13 oz., brown HSC that is a little rough, EC $5395

1960 ES-330T: Sunburst, in very nice shape with '59 features, no wire ARB-1, nickel parts, Brazilian rosewood board, big beefy "C" neck, FO# R4289-20, all original with no repairs or major dings, side neck wear spot by first fret, frets have wear but plenty of metal left, neck strap button in a weird place but Gibson left it up to the owner to install or not, beautiful rich tone with wonderful harmonics, feather weight at 5 lbs 7.5 oz, new Epiphone HSC, VG+ $3975

1961 Les Paul Jr.: First year SG body style, cherry red, all original, no repairs, very nice shape, some fading on the back of the neck, a few minor dings in the finish, 1 11/16" nut width, Brazilian rosewood board, wide flat neck, little or no fret wear, no repairs or modifications, a few dings along the edges, typical break at pickguard point, 5 lbs 15 oz, newer HSC, EC- $3950-

1961 SG Special: Cherry, nice flat wide neck, 1 11/16" nut, great tone and harmonics from the early SG P-90s, small repaired crack at jack, clean all original piece, feather weight 6 lbs 2 oz., orignal brown soft case with red lining (poor man's brown case) VG+ $5195 SOLD

1962 ES-330T: Sunburst, nickel parts and nickel P-90 cover, 1 11/16" nun with medium neck profile, all original and in very nice shape, some player wear and some fret wear but finish is clean with very little checking and no major finish blemishes, 5 lbs. 7.5 oz., HSC, EC- $3175

1963 Melody Maker D: Beautiful yellow sunburst, nice fat neck, 1 11/16" nut, Brazilian rosewood, closed cover single line Kluson tuners, very clean with a few dings around the edges, no repairs or modifications, POTS date 1346250, feather weight 5 lbs 8 oz, original alligator case handle broken, EC $1695

1963 SG Special: Vibrant deep cherry red with no fade, wide 1 11/16" neck with nice beefy feel, finish is clean with only light checking, some dings on back of neck that do not affect playability, Brazilian rosewood board, some board wear at first 5 frets, frets have some wear but are in good shape, all original with the addition of a Tone Pro's Bridge, original bridge and 1 stud in case, Early 63 piece, Pots date 6304, great sounding piece with great harmonic tone, 7 lbs 2 oz, original pebble tolex yellow lined HSC, EC- $4650

1965 ES-175TD: Sunburst but more of a soft brown (photos bring out more red than true color), all original, nickel parts, 1 11/16" nut, Brazilian rosewood board with some board wear, fine lacquer checking in finish front and back, some player dings, wonderful sounding and playing piece, OHSC but tolex gone and painted black, case is fully functional, VG+ $5195

1965 Trini Lopez Standard: Cherry, early 1965 features, 3 made in 1964 and 321 in 1965, rare 1 11/16" nut width, wide bevel truss rod, Alnico Pat # pickups, Bigsby, an exceptionably fine sounding and playing instrument, newer ABR-1 nickel bridge, small headstock repair-not full crack, repaired long ago and completely stable, all other parts original and no other repairs or major dings or cracks, overall finish is very clean, Brazilian rosewood board, player fret wear but plenty of metal, 8 lbs 6 oz, OHSC with yellow lining, VG+ $5650

1968 Barney Kessel Custom: Cherry sunburst, all gold parts, Pat# pickups, some figuring on both the top and the back, nice flamed neck, 1 9/16" nut, bow tie inlays, factory gold Grovers, only minor player wear to frets, all original, clean piece with a Guild HSC that fits the guitar perfectly, EC- $3950

1968 Melody Maker D: Nice walnut finish, SG body style, mahogany body and neck, fat round neck, 1 9/16 nut width, all original and in excellent shape, '66 POT date code, some finish discoloration by jack, plays and sounds great, 7 lbs 2 oz, newer HSC, EC- $1795

1973 Les Paul Deluxe: Goldtop with no checking, nice piece weighing in at 9 lbs, 9.6 oz, 3 piece neck, pancake body, small repair at top of the headstock (no breaks), tone pots original D/C of 7344, volume pots replaced with ' 86 pots, caps also replaced, player fretware but plenty of metail left, great sounding piece, the mini humbukers really kick, HSC, EC- $3150

2003 ES-345RD: Cherry, gold parts, with stereo vari-tone, 1 11/16" nut, rosewood board, in near mint condition, OHSC with BB King signature, EC $2750

2014 Les Paul R9 Custom Shop Historic VOS: Beautiful flamed maple top, Sun Tea Burst. Serial # 94907, guitar is all original with no modifications or repairs, comes with all paperwork, certificate, hang tags, toggle tip, 8 lbs 10 oz., OHSC, EC $4895

Paul Reed Smith®

1986 PRS: Very rare "Baby Blue", pre Standard PRS team built, nice shape with a few minor finish chips, yes it was played, T and B pickups, one piece trem, Brazilian Rosewood fretboard, standard neck profile, moon inlays, small heal, PRS tuners, 7 lbs. 15 oz, OHSC, EC- $5550 SOLD

1986 PRS: And another one! Very rare "Baby Blue", pre Standard PRS team built, nice shape with a few minor finish chips, yes it was played, T and B pickups, one piece trem, Brazilian Rosewood fretboard, standard neck profile, moon inlays, small heal, PRS tuners, 7 lbs. 15 oz, OHSC, IN TRANSIT

1986 PRS: somewhat rare "fire red", very early piece with S/N in the 800s, Pot date 8614, Pre standard built by the original team, old style "T" and "B" pickups and rotary switch, it has been played but is still in nice shape, some belt buckle rash on back and dings here and there, small chip on headstock top edge, Brazilian rosewood fret board, frets have wear but plenty of metal left, one piece Mil-com trem, small heal (the early features), 7 lbs 11 oz, 2000 era PRS HSC, EC- $3500

1986 PRS Custom 24: Vintage Yellow, nice top with old style dye finish, requisit "T" and "B" pickups, sweet switch, Brazilian rosewood fretboard, standard shape neck, moon inlays, minimal fret wear, one piece Mil-Com trem, a few dings along back bottom edge, S/N 6-1718, 7 lbs 15 oz., orignal black lined HSC, EC- $4750 SOLD

1987 PRS Custom 24: The ONE in vintage yellow with an extremely rare one piece top, standard neck, highly figured abalone birds, Brazilian Rosewood board, standard neck, one piece Milicom trem, sweet switch, "T&B" pickups, early Smith Ave features, some light player wear, weighs 7 lbs. 7 oz., original instructions, case key and adjustment wrench with clean OHSC. PRS has never really reproduced the hand done Vintage Yellow finish of the early Smith Ave shop. This is the one to own, EC $5495 SOLD

1987 PRS Custom 24: Black over flamed maple top, original pickups but not stamped T and B (third 87 I have had with other pickups), '86 pot date code, sweet switch, Brazilian rosewood board, standard neck shape (wide fat), moon inlays, small heal, one piece mil-con trem, weighs 8 lbs., OHSC with metal logo, worn with one side of handle bracket broken, functional, EC $2875

1987 PRS Custom 24: Black cherry first introduced as a color in 1987, nice flame but not marked a 10 top (star in neck pocket), standard neck, Brazilian rosewood, moon inlays, one piece Milicom trem, sweet swith, small heal, the great early "T" and "B" pickups, this piece has been played and has light scratches on back and fret wear, 8 lbs. 3.5 oz., newer (2000s) PRS case, VG+ $3150

1987 PRS Custom 24: Spectacular Tobacco Sunburst "10" top, standard neck, Brazilian rosewood, moon inlays, one piece Milicom trem, sweet switch, small heal, the great early "T" and "B" pickups, nice clean piece, 8 lbs 6 oz, newer PRS Artist case, EC- $3450

1988 PRS Custom 24: Scarlet quilt top, scarlet color has faded to a raspberry, top not marked "10" but the top is exceptional, unmarked "T" and "B" pickups typical of 1988, all original with sweet switch and special ordered reverse trem route, Milicon trem, Standard neck shape with Brazilian rosewood board and moon inlays, frets are clean, player wear and some scratching on back, top is clean, 7 lbs. 10 oz, later 90's PRS HSC, VG+ to EC-, $2895

1989 PRS Custom 24: Vintage yellow, "10" top with magnificent flame, Brazilan rosewood fret board, standard shape neck, abalone bird inlays, sweet swith, early white lable Vintage Bass and HFS pickups, one piece Mil-Com trem, sweet switch, this piece has been played and shows dings and some fret wear, 8 lbs. 2 oz., original HSC in worn condition, all latches work, VG+, $2950 SOLD

1989 PRS Custom 24: Vintage yellow, "10" top with nice flame and lighter yellow finish closer to early '86 pieces, Brazilan rosewood fret board, standard shape neck, abalone bird inlays, sweet swith, early white lable Vintage Bass and HFS pickups, one piece Mil-Com trem, sweet switch, this piece is very clean and only lightly played, includes warranty card and all instructions, 8 lbs. 2.5 oz., 90's PRS HSC, EC, $3450 SOLD

1989 PRS Custom 24: Extremely nice Black Cherry "10" top, upgrade gold parts, abalone birds, Brazilian rosewood board, wide thin neck shape, 1988 features including '88 pots and Standard Bass and Standard Treble pickups, sweet switch, one piece Milcom trem (gold), small heal, very lightly played and in excellent condition, complete set of original instructions, truss rod tool and gold plated trem arm, light weight 7 lb 9 0z, OHSC with metal logo, EC $3450

1989 PRS Standard 24: Red metal finish, Custom HFSII in the bridge position, higher output than normal HFS (15.5Kohm), Vintage Bass in neck, wide thin neck profile, belonged to PRS sales employee, special order optional deep trem route to allow bending in both directions, One scratch in lower bout, otherwise clean, feather weight at 6 lbs even, warranty card and instructions for trem setup, and tuners , OHSC EC- $2250

1992 PRS Custom 24: Vintage Yellow, nice top but not marked "10", rosewood board, standard neck shape, moon inlays, one piece Milicom trem, small heal, sweet switch, standard bass and HFS pickups, very nice shape with some player wear, 8 lbs. 6 oz., OHSC, EC- $2650

1997 PRS Santana 1: Vintage (Santana) yellow ribbon flame, Pre-’85 body shape and headstock (with eagle inlay) 24 1/4” scale, 24-fret (11.5” radius) fretboard, rippled abalone bird inlays, maple top (with paua shell purfling), Santana bass and treble pickups, tone, twin mini-switches (pickups on and off), near MINT with a small indentation in top, 8 lbs. 6.5 oz., not numbered, OHSC EC $5295

2006 PRS Custom 24 Employee: Natural finish on a highly figured top, 245 treble and bass zebra pickups (9.6 kohm, Alnico), set up with pickup selector and tone and volume, moon inlays, rosewood board, standard neck shape (wide fat) extremely nice figured mahogany back, signed by Paul, all paper work, played very little and in near Mint shape, OHSC EC $2395

Other Fun Items

1959 Gretsch Double Anniversary 6118: Late '58 early '59, Classic 2-tone smoked green finish, Filtertron pups, bigsby and newer bridge added, tuners replaced, ebony board with correct neck set, player wear but in good shape; neck finsih and back have wear sections, frets in good shape, top binding replaced due to the usual rot, a great players Gretsch, 8 lbs 2 oz, with original HSC in good shape, VG $2650 SOLD

1950s Harmony Lap Steel: 6 string with tortoise fretboard, OSSC, VG+ $395

2014 Brown Bear Telecaster: 1 piece swamp ash body with tortoise binding, natural True-Oil finish, German quarter-sawn hard rock maple neck, medium thick C-shape, 1.65" nut width, DiMarzio Twang King neck pickup, Seymour Duncan Alnico Pro 2 bridge pickup, Wilkinson Half Bridge with brass saddles, Gotoh Tuners, hand made by Jesse Brown in Canada, S/N 44, 6 lbs 15 ounces, OHSC, EC $1150





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