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WE BUY, SELL AND EXCHANGE all fretted instruments - guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, Hawaiians, resophonics - in fact, anything cool, interesting or unusual!


Worldwide courier delivery can be arranged at cost.

Abbreviations


Features

b/s = back and sides : btn = button : inl = inlaid

fbd = fingerboard : pgd = pickguard : phd = peghead : pce = piece

tpce = tailpiece : t’shell = tortoiseshell

mop = mother of pearl : aba = abalone : adj = adjustable

HC = newer hard case : OHC = original hard case

OSC = original soft or semi-hard case : GB = gig bag


Condition

Mint/as new = all original unplayed condition

EC (Excellent Condition) = all original, no repairs/refinish unless noted, some playwear

VGC  (Very Good Condition) = basically all original, may have minor repairs/refinish but no other issues unless noted, moderate playwear

GC (Good Condition) = generally sound, possibly some repairs/refinish, may need work as noted, moderate to heavy playwear

PC (Poor Condition) =  Issues and work required as noted

Chanticleer Resonator Plectrum Guitar

, c.1990s, cutaway metal body with bird & palm tree cutouts, single National style spun ‘biscuit’ cone, sunburst 24 fret maple neck (joins body at 18th fret), pearl & abalone phd inlay, ebony fbd, Grover Rotomatics, custom ordered for professional jazzer, clear & strong tone with great projection, original custom Calton hard case, EC

£1,950

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Gibson ETG-150

Tenor Guitar

c.1961, (electric version of TG-50 listed below), f-hole archtop, sunbst carved spruce top, choc brown laminated maple b/s, mahogany neck, ebony fbd with dot inlays, P-90 4 pole p/up (P-60?), Kluson Deluxe tuners, gold script logo, raised laminated pgd, almost unplayed with decent acoustic sound and a belter plugged in, original Gibson semi-hard case, EC

SOLD

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GibsonTG-50

Tenor Guitar

c.1954, f-hole archtop, sunbst carved spruce top, choc brown laminated maple b/s, mahogany neck, ebony fbd with dot inlays, Kluson Deluxe tuners, gold script logo, raised laminated pgd, extra fine original condition and parts, great tone and projection, HC, EC

SOLD

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Heartwood

Tenor Guitar

as new, laminated mahogany top/back/sides, rosewood fbd, additional fitted L.R.Baggs p/up, strong resonant sound and ideal for jazz or Celtic tunings, EC, GB.

£365

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Plectrum & Tenor Guitars

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