Upcoming Gear


Here you'll find snapshots of all of the instruments coming-up for sale. You can reserve them for "right of first refusal" if you'd like, by contacting me. I will then tag your name under the photo. I have so much here to get around to for repair-and-sale jobs that I'm thinking of rolling into a "fix as you want it" system. Anyhow, let's give it a try!

Last updated 14/8/19
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  • 1960s Harmony H162 000-size guitar
  • 1960s Harmony H1260 jumbo guitar x2 (both brownburst)
  • 1960s Harmony Stella birch 12-string jumbo guitar x1 (both sunburst)
  • several 1890s/1900s 4/4 violins, all decent-quality
  • 1970s Takamine Guild-style-copy jumbo 12-string
  • 1970s Guild F-48 jumbo guitar
  • 1960s Gibson J-50 (skinny neck)
  • 1960s Gibson J-45 (skinny neck)
  • 1933 Gibson L-50 roundhole archtop
  • 1950s Gibson J-50
  • 1960s Gibson B-25
  • 1910s Gibson Style O archtop guitar (w/big scroll)
  • 1930s Harmony-made fancy archtop guitar
  • 1930s Kalamazoo KG-32-style archtop guitar
  • 2000s boutique hurdy-gurdy
  • ...and way too much more -- will be adding pics sometime soon

Gibson Guitars


1950s Gibson LG-2 *ROFR D. Roberts, *ROFR 2 B. McBride, *ROFR 3 Carl S.


1955 Gibson Country Western (rough)


1950s Gibson LG-1 *ROFR S. McVaugh


1930s Kalamazoo KG-11 (A)


1930s Kalamazoo KG-11 (B)


1930s Kalamazoo KG-11 (C) *ROFR Brian M.


1930s Kalamazoo KG-11 (E)



1930s Kalamazoo KG-11 (H)


1930s Kalamazoo KHG-14 flattop Hawaiian guitar


Martin Guitars


1930s/1980s? Martin R-18 flattop conversion *ROFR Daniel H.


Oscar Schmidt Guitars


1920s 0-size koa *ROFR for Zach P.


1920s Sovereign 0-size *ROFR Kevin B.


Regal Guitars


1930s/40s Recording King "Junior Jumbo"


1940s Silvertone "jumbo" 000 deep-body


1930s Oahu 000 deep-body Hawaiian conversion


Kay Guitars


1920s spruce/birch parlor (beat)


1920s all-mahogany parlor w/decals *ROFR D. Rogers


1930s pearloid parlor


Harmony Guitars


1930s Supertone Hawaiian-scene birch parlor


1920s birch parlor


1960s Regal-branded Sovereign-style jumbo


Gut/Nylon-Strung Parlor Guitars


1860s American-made spruce/rosewood size 1 parlor *ROFR for Steve S


Other Acoustic Guitars


1890s Washburn X-Braced Parlor Guitar *ROFR B. McBride


1970s Japanese "Global" J-200 copy-ish


1910s Larson-style 00 spruce/rosewood (beat) *ROFR Andy S. *ROFR #2 J. Allan


1930s Richter birch Hawaiian parlor


Banjos, Ukuleles, Mandolins


1910s Moana peanut koa soprano uke


1910s unmarked mahogany Hawaiian(?) uke


1920s California-style banjo uke (beat)


1910s/1920s Lange-made Stewart banjo mandolin

Comments

Phil Fabiano said…
nice work Jake, beautiful , you know you've got my vote
David Richard said…
Yeah! I like seeing all the 'diamonds in the rough'.
Michael Mulkern said…
Thanks for giving these boxes a new lease on life. I want 'em all, but my wife says no. ;-)
Ed Gilkison said…
Wow! Thank you -Jake! I can see a whole lot of my funds will be headed your way!
Robert Gardner said…
What an astonishing herd of guitars. I don't know how you do it. Do you put out bait for those things? I have to come and visit some of those guys...
phogue said…
I see you've got some birch guitars coming up (and some gorgeous ones). I know it was a popular wood for smaller body guitars at one time. Does it sound pretty good on a guitar? Can you really tell a difference between it and maple or other woods?
Nigel Mccluskey said…
Wow,what a fantastic collection of guitars.
craig said…
Well, y'know, I kinda wanted a KG-11, but you don't seem to have any...oh, well.