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  1. Kinnaird OM - Engelmann & Curly Claro Walnut

    Kinnaird OM - Engelmann & Curly Claro Walnut

    Out of stock
    My first two guitars from Steve sold quickly and I like this one even more. Walnut is a wood that is not popular in some quarters but I've liked every Walnut guitar I've had built.

    It has a very full and luscious tone with warm and rounded basses with great definition. The mids are rich and complex and the trebles fat but clear all the way up. The overall balance is fantastic with great projection and volume. It has plenty of headroom for those with a heavy pick style and the sweetest clear and resonant tone from a light touch with fingers with or without nails.

    Stunning in all departments.

    Top - Engelmann Spruce
    Back & sides - Curly Claro Walnut
    Neck - Walnut with American Sycamore stripe
    Fretboard - Macassar Ebony
    Case - Cedar Creek hard case

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C/D
    Nut width - 45.5mm
    Nut spacing - 7.8mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.4mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 1.5mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.15mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.35mm
    Lower bout width - 15.25"
    Upper bout width - 11.22"
    Body depth at base - 4.53"

    America sycamore logo - Black/White/Black purfling - American sycamore bindings - Burled walnut headstock veneer - Figured walnut rear headstock veneer - American sycamore backstrip No position markers (with side dots) - Burled walnut rosette - Macassar ebony fretboard - Macassar ebony bridge - Gotoh tuners - Black horn tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - Clear pickguard

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  2. Kwasnycia OOO-12 - Sitka & Curly Claro Walnut

    Kwasnycia OOO-12 - Sitka & Curly Claro Walnut

    £2,750.00
     
    In stock
    My first from Dennis and what a beauty in tone and looks. It has classic 12 fret richness and depth, plus full access with the cutaway.

    It's a big and warm sound with great separation and clarity. Individual note definition from low to high is remarkable. Great playability and wonderful tone, fantastic!

    Top - Sitka Spruce
    Back & sides - Curly Claro Walnut
    Neck - Mahogany, maple and rosewood
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Tolex hard case made in Canada

    Frets to the body - 12
    Scale length - 25.0"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.2mm
    Nut spacing - 7.3mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.9mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.65mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.25mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.75mm
    Lower bout width - 15"
    Upper bout width - 10.83"
    Body depth at base - 4.72"

    Soft cutaway - MoP logo - Maple/black purfling - Curly maple bindings - Ebony headstock veneer Abalone position markers (with side dots) - Segmented, spalted maple, ebony, walnut rosette Ebony bridge - Gotoh 510 tuners - Black tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins Clear pickguard

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  3. Claxton OM - Italian spruce & Claro Walnut

    Claxton OM - Italian spruce & Claro Walnut

    Out of stock


    Ed does it again! Superlative craftsmanship and finishing and tone to die for.

    With the clarity of Italian spruce and the warmth of walnut and Ed's amazing skill this is a truly incredible guitar. Its rare to get this much warmth, depth and complexity of tone with perfect individual note definition, separation and projection. Its very responsive, articulate and intimate, responding fantastically to the lightest touch and equally well to a little digging with great volume when required. Awesome!

    • Italian spruce top
    • Claro walnut back and sides from a log that was sunk in a lake in Sonoma, CA for 50 years
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.375”scale
    • 1.75”nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Pernambuco, holly, Ebonoid purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony backstrip
    • No position markers (with MoP side dots)
    • Wood mosaic rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Ebonoid tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Pickguard included, not installed
    • Main Stage case

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  4. Petros FS - Redwood & Figured Claro Walnut 2008 (used)

    Petros FS - Redwood & Figured Claro Walnut 2008 (used)

    Out of stock
    A wonderful Petros Ultralite. Beautiful sweet tone and as light as a feather! This is a very responsive guitar with great warmth and complexity, deep lush bass notes, very characterful mids and sweet and clear trebles. It plays like a dream with great balance and projection.

    Redwood top
    Figured Claro walnut back and sides
    Butternut neck
    25 1/2" scale
    1 25/32" nut width
    2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    14 5/8" lower bout
    Figured Claro walnut headstock veneer
    Bolivian rosewood bindings
    Amboyna burl purflings
    Bolivian rosewood back strip
    Amboyna burl rosette
    Bone nut and saddle
    Ebony fretboard
    Ebony bridge
    Abalone inlaid logo
    Abalone dot position markers
    Gotoh tuners
    Bolivian rosewood tuner buttons
    Clear pickguard
    TKL American Vintage Series with moisture controll case


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  5. Kinnaird Parlour - Engelmann & English Brown Oak

    Kinnaird Parlour - Engelmann & English Brown Oak

    Out of stock


    My second oak parlour from Steve and this beauty is just as spectacular as the last.

    It has fantastic balance and projection with great warmth, depth and clarity. My mother used to say 'great things come in small packages' this certainly applies here. It has as much volume as a much bigger guitar and is a comfortable to play as you could possibly wish for.

    Top - Engelmann Spruce
    Back & sides - Quartersawn English Brown Oak
    Neck - Spanish Cedar
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Cedar Creek hard case

    Frets to the body - 12
    Scale length - 24.9"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.7mm
    Nut spacing - 7.6mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.5mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.7mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.15mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.5mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.5mm
    Lower bout width - 12 7/8"
    Upper bout width - 9.06"
    Body depth at base - 3.94"

    Sterling silver K logo - b/w/b/w/b violin purfling - American holly bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - Marquetry "St. Cross" pattern backstrip - Silver circles position markers (with side dots) - Custom marquetry "St. Cross" pattern with holly-bound rosette - Ebony bridge - Schaller tuners - Chrome butter bean tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - Clear pickguard

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  6. Beneteau OM - Engelmann & Ziricote (used)

    Beneteau OM - Engelmann & Ziricote (used)

    Out of stock
    In as new condition. Fantastic Ziricote sound (and looks) with warm and deep tones all across the range and sweet and clear mids and trebles. This is a very balanced guitar with full and resonant tone, great projection and plays like a dream.

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Ziricote back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • B/W purfling
    • Walnut bindings
    • Ziricote headstock veneer
    • Ziricote rear headstock veneer
    • Walnut backstrip
    • MoP position markers (with side dots)
    • Burled walnut rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 black tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Calton case

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  7. Kinnaird OM - Sitka & Rosewood

    Kinnaird OM - Sitka & Rosewood

    Out of stock
    My first from Steve and what a beauty. A great example of what rosewood can do, rich, deep and dark with great balance a great clarity at the top end. It has immaculate workmanship and plays like a dream.

    • Sitka top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25 ½” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Spanish cedar/wenge/maple/wenge/Spanish cedar neck
    • Soft cutaway
    • B/W/B top border
    • High curl koa bindings, body, neck and headstock
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Koa position markers (with side dots)
    • Spalted maple rosette
    • Koa back strip
    • Koa logo
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Schaller M6 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Cedar Creek case

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  8. de Jonge OM - Ziricote & Engelmann

    de Jonge OM - Ziricote & Engelmann

    Out of stock
    A customer put some light scratches on this beauty then I dropped a box against it!! See photos. Reduced by £2400 from £6395 to £3995 this is a bargain.

    Local legend Terry Lees was the first to play this beautiful guitar from Sergei. I've known Terry for a while and I know when its his kind of guitar within a few bars, he digs in and goes for it.

    He's playing as a write and I hear immense power an depth when he's digging in and beautiful warm sweet tones when the mood changes.

    You may think a zirizote guitar is going to be heavy (as in weight not 'that's heavy man') but in Serge's expert hands this is not the case. This is a light and responsive, wonderful guitar with fantastic playability and expression.

    • Bearclaw Engelmann spruce top
    • Ziricote back and sides
    • French polish finish
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾”nut width
    • Soundport
    • 2 3/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 3/16” lower bout
    • Honduras mahogany neck
    • Rosewood and maple purfling
    • Ziricote bindings
    • Ziricote headstock veneer
    • Ziricote rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Ziricote rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Water buffalo bone bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case


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  9. Doerr Trinity Select Signature - Swiss Spruce & Curly Maple

    Doerr Trinity Select Signature - Swiss Spruce & Curly Maple

    Out of stock


    Truly outstanding in all departments! This beauty made its prowess known during tune-up.

    Acoustic magazine's reviewer Steve Bennett was here when it arrived. A few of Steve's thoughts.

    Remarkable volume.

    The grand piano clarity that only the very best instruments deliver.

    Incredible and amazing sustain.

    I suspect that there is nothing that this won't do beautifully whether you want a fingerstyle guitar or a strummer.

    It not only looks like a work of art, it sounds like one.

    • Swiss spruce top
    • Curly maple back and sides
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 14.5” lower bout
    • Curly maple neck
    • Koa D outlined in mother of pearl logo
    • B/w/b purfling
    • Curly koa bindings
    • Ebony bound with curly koa headstock veneer
    • Koa rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Madagascar rosewood rosette
    • Ebony bound in curly Koa fretboard
    • Ebony bound in curly Koa bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Faux ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Cedar Creek case

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  10. Wilborn OM - Adirondack & Figured Honduran Mahogany

    Wilborn OM - Adirondack & Figured Honduran Mahogany

    £2,799.00
     
    In stock


    This is my fifth guitar from Ben and its another stunner!

    Its loud, its rich, its full, its warm, it has great definition and projection, it has fantastic note separation from down low to the highest notes, its wonderful!

    Top - Adirondack Spruce
    Back & sides - Figured Honduran Mahogany
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Ameritage hard case

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.0mm
    Nut spacing - 7.4mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.1mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.6mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 2.25mm
    Lower bout width - 15 1/8"
    Upper bout width - 22.22"
    Body depth at base -3.94"

    Sunburst finish - Oval soundport - MoP logo - Curly maple purfling - Leopardwood bindings Ebony headstock veneer - Leopardwood rear headstock veneer - Curly maple/leopardwood backstrip - MoP position markers (with side dots) - Curly maple/leopardwood rosette - Ebony bridge - Schaller tuners - Gold tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

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  11. Wilborn L - Engelmann & Cocobolo

    Wilborn L - Engelmann & Cocobolo

    Out of stock
    I saw this beauty at the Healdsburg Guitar Festival and couldn't resist it. One of the pleasures of Healdsburg is discovering new talent and meeting luthiers like Ben.

    Well, to coin the old cliché it sounds as good as it looks. It has rich warm tones and great clarity with the volume of a much bigger guitar, great balance from down low all the way to the top and fantastic playability. Another I want to take home.

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Cocobolo back and sides
    • Sharp cutaway
    • Oval soundport
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 24.9” scale
    • 1 13/16” nut width
    • 2 3/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 14 ¼” lower bout
    • Peruvian walnut neck
    • MoP logo
    • Ebony/bloodwood purfling
    • Bloodwood bindings
    • Bound ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    •Bloodwood backstrip
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Bloodwood rosette
    •Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Custom Cedar Creek case

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  12. Brondel A2 - Adirondack & Flamed Oregon Walnut

    Brondel A2 - Adirondack & Flamed Oregon Walnut

    Out of stock
    Another Brondel masterpiece, very light and responsive, what I think of a 'eager'. Unbelievably well defined and rich bass with magical mids and terrific clear and sweet/fat trebles. Add to the mix great balance and projection and the very best playability and you have an outstanding Instrument. This is my kinda' guitar.

    See the AGF build thread HERE

    • Adirondack spruce top
    • Flamed Oregon walnut back and sides
    • Oil varnish finish
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    • l5” lower bout
    • Laminated black walnut neck
    • Cocobolo/flamed maple arrow purfling
    • Cocobolo bindings
    • Cocobolo headstock veneer
    • Cocobolo rear headstock veneer
    • Custom multicolor backstrip
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Custom arrow rosette
    • Cocobolo fretboard
    • Cocobolo bridge
    • Schertler black chrome tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Ameritage case

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  13. Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold

    Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold

    Out of stock
    A wonderful fingerstyle instrument from Ohio luthier Brock Poling. Light, warm and responsive with a beautifully carved neck that fades from a matt finish to a gloss when it meets the headstock.


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    * Highly figured black walnut back and sides
    * AAAA western red cedar top
    * 25 ½” scale
    * 1 3/4” nut
    * 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    * 15” lower bout
    * Soundhole bound with rosewood
    * Rosewood/red abalone rosette
    * Rosewood bindings
    * Rosewood end graft
    * Maple purfling
    * Bone bridge pins
    * Bone saddle
    * Bone nut
    * Neck; mahogany/rosewood veneer/mahogany w dual carbon fibre rods
    * MoP headstock inlay
    * Rosewood backstrip
    * Fingerboard Madagascar rosewood, bound in matching rosewood
    * Fingerboard radius 14"
    * No fingerboard markers
    * No pickguard
    * Waverly tuners
    * Custom Ameritage climate controlled case

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  14. Old Wave A5 Blackface wide neck Adirondack spruce/curly sugar maple - sold

    Old Wave A5 Blackface wide neck Adirondack spruce/curly sugar maple - sold

    Out of stock
    Bill made this one for me, its also to the same specs as Simon Mayor’s signature Vanden. Adirondack spruce top with red spruce tone bar bracing curly sugar maple 1 piece back, 12" radius ebony fretboard and bridge, ivoroid binding 1 3/16" nut width, medium sunburst lacquer finish, TKL tweed hardshell case.

    Unfortunately in these tough economic times it has to be up for sale. Please don't buy it!


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  15. Chasson Concert - Engelmann & Wenge

    Chasson Concert - Engelmann & Wenge

    £2,975.00
     
    In stock
    There has been a lot of excitement about wenge recently. In these times of traditional tone woods becoming scarce and in some cases tightly restricted and banned, it's great to work with a wood that is plentiful and cheap.

    Some find the look of it to be plain but others love the deep and rich variations of colour that can be seen when looking closely, to be very beautiful. The way Kent has combined it with Leopardwood accents makes it an incredibly beautiful guitar however you look at it.

    Kent says this is the best guitar he has made and by his standards something.. by my standards it has a wonderful full sound, with complex and resonant tones across its very well balanced and defined range.

    Top - Engelmann Spruce
    Back & sides - Wenge
    Neck - Khaya
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Ameritage hard case made in Costa Rica

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 45.0mm
    Nut spacing - 7.7mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.3mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 1.75mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.25mm
    Lower bout width - 15"
    Upper bout width - 12"
    Body depth at base - 4.33"

    Mop logo - Blackwood/Bloodwood purfling - Leopardwood bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - Leopardwood backstrip - MoP position markers (with side dots) - Leopardwood rosette - Ebony bridge - Schaller mini tuners - Ebony tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

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  16. Old Wave Mandola - Cabernet

    Old Wave Mandola - Cabernet

    Out of stock
    Beautiful mandola from Bill with a Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing, Varnum estate curly maple sides and back, 2 piece neck, 16" scale, 16"radius ebony fretboard, ebony Cumberland Acoustic bridge, ebony peghead veneer, ivoroid binding, abalone position dots, rosette and wave inlay, 1 1/4" bison bone nut, Grover tuners, cabernet lacquer finish, D’Addario J72 strings, Weber hardshell case.

    It has a beautiful deep and sonorous tone, just like a great 'dola should, fantastic warmth and wonderful dark resonance. A great mandola like this sounds a lot deeper that it really is.


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  17. Schwartz Oracle - Bearclaw Sitka & East Indian Rosewood

    Schwartz Oracle - Bearclaw Sitka & East Indian Rosewood

    Out of stock


    Its hard to know what to say sometimes when such amazing guitars arrive. I am shocked that Sheldon's work isn't more widely known.

    This is an original and wonderful work of art. I'm am fond of commenting on how great luthiers can combine qualities that otherwise might be considered mutually exclusive. Well Sheldon has pulled it off in achieving the big sound that you might expect from a sitka/rosewood sixteen inch guitar of this quality with remarkable individual note clarity and balance.

    Players in smaller rooms won't need amplification, neither will those who play with a soft touch - finger tips not nails for instance - lack any response or tonal character. Its big and beautiful and soft and mellow, a guitar that will respond to all moods and playing styles. Brilliant!

    Top - Bear Claw Sitka Spruce
    Back & sides - East Indian Rosewood
    Neck - Five piece mahogany, Peruvian walnut and curly maple
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Workhorse carbon copy case

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 45.3mm
    Nut spacing - 7.4mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.7mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 1.6mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.15mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.4mm
    Lower bout width - 16"
    Upper bout width - 12.01"
    Body depth at base - 4.53"

    Bent wood/drop top style arm rest - Cutaway with an access bevel - Lacewood logo - Cherry and black pear purfling - Black walnut bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - Black walnut rear headstock veneer - Glow in the dark side dots - Ebony pinless bridge - Gotoh 510 tuners - Black tuner buttons - Black Tusq nut and saddle - Clear pickguard

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  18. Brondel A-1c - German Spruce & Malaysian Blackwood

    Brondel A-1c - German Spruce & Malaysian Blackwood

    Out of stock

    German spruce twinned with Malaysian blackwood gives some of the clearest and and most well defined individual notes I have heard. Of course put those notes together and and the result is harmonious and sweet, delicate fingerstyle, strumming and picking are all well within its competence, its excels at them all.

    There is headroom here enough to fly very high indeed and it responds excellently to the lightest touch. While this spectacular guitar is all about accuracy and articulation it comes with depth, warmth and character.

    • German spruce top
    • Malaysian blackwood back and sides
    • Double sides (EIR inside)
    • Laminated braces (bloodwood/red spruce)
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.6” scale
    • 1 3/4” nut width
    • 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 5/8” lower bout
    • Laminated curly maple/black walnut neck
    • Cutaway
    • Black walnut/curly maple purflings
    • Bloodwood bindings
    • Ziricote headstock veneer
    • Malaysian blackwood rear headstock veneer
    • Multicolour custom wood backstrip
    • Framed curly maple end wedge
    • Gold side dots
    • Black walnut/curly maple rosette
    • Macassar ebony fretboard
    • Macassar ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 gold tuners
    • Ziricote tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Galalith bridge and end pins
    • No pickguard
    • Hard case

    Brondel A-1c - German Spruce & Malaysian Blackwood Brondel A-1c - German Spruce & Malaysian Blackwood Brondel A-1c - German Spruce & Malaysian Blackwood


  19. McKnight Mini Mac - Engelmann/Cocobolo (used)

    McKnight Mini Mac - Engelmann/Cocobolo (used)

    Out of stock
    In excellent condition, new price was £5995. There was a lot of excitement created about this beauty in a build thread on the AGF. It was well worth the wait.

    It sounds tremendous, a big and warm sound but with great articulation and the clarity and definition of cocobolo. It responds to a nail-less finger as easily as a heavy pick. A fantastic fingerstyle guitar but capable of much more.

    • Engelmann top
    • Cocobolo back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.25” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • No cutaway
    • Wood logo
    • Multi line top border
    • Curly Maple bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Clasps position markers (with side dots)
    • Spalted maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Silver tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ivoroid bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case

    McKnight Mini Mac - Engelmann/Cocobolo (used)McKnight Mini Mac - Engelmann/Cocobolo (used)McKnight Mini Mac - Engelmann/Cocobolo (used)


  20. Carruth OOO-12 - Adirondack & Curly Mahogany

    Carruth OOO-12 - Adirondack & Curly Mahogany

    Out of stock
    This is my first guitar from Alan and what a beauty it is. Check out the story of the mahogany in this link. I've been getting a lot of mahogany guitars recently and this OOO is a very good example of why, it has a very full tone and great volume with fantastic separation, and individual note definition. I've also been getting a few guitars with the twelve fret body join - known for increasing warmth - and a cutaway so you get the best of all worlds, deep resonant tone, access all the way up and great definition.

    This is a light and very responsive guitar with great playability, responding beautifully to the lightest touch or a heavy pick. If you ar looking for a versatile guitar look no further.

    • Adirondack/Red spruce top
    • 'Mahogany Mama curly mahogany back and sides
    • Recurve bevel cutaway
    • Slotted headstock
    • Brushed oil varnish finish
    • Thomastic 'Spectrum' series medium strings
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 13/16" nut width
    • 2 1/8" string spacing at saddle
    • 151/8" lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Owl in plum wood, apple wood, dogwood, bone logo
    • Koa and maple purfling
    • Macassar ebony bindings
    • Macassar ebony headstock veneer
    • Macassar ebony rear headstock veneer
    • Macassar ebony backstrip
    • Bone position markers (with side dots)
    • Koa, mahogany and maple rosette
    • Macassar ebony fretboard
    • Macassar ebony pyramid bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle, both compensated
    • Bone bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case

    Carruth OOO-12 - Adirondack & Curly MahoganyCarruth OOO-12 - Adirondack & Curly MahoganyCarruth OOO-12 - Adirondack & Curly Mahogany


  21. Chasson Concert - Engelmann & Cocobolo

    Chasson Concert - Engelmann & Cocobolo

    Out of stock
    Wow! Kent (once again) has pulled out all the stops on this beauty, a fantastic example of the 'art' of luthiery.

    He went all out on the sound as well, a very versatile guitar with deep and sonorous basses, complex mids full of character and expression and clear but warm and bright trebles. Playing hard or soft it responds with consummate ease.

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Cocobolo back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Khya mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Bloodwood/black purfling
    • Flamed koa bindings
    • Cocobolo headstock veneer
    • Cocobolo rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Leopardwood rosette
    • Cocobolo fretboard
    • Cocobolo bridge
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Ameritage case

    Chasson Concert - Engelmann & CocoboloChasson Concert - Engelmann & CocoboloChasson Concert - Engelmann & Cocobolo


  22. Northfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce Top

    Northfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce Top

    £4,795.00
     
    In stock
    Big Mon with Engelmann Spruce top, violin varnish neck, engraved Bill James tailpiece.

    The Northfield Big Mon has been creating quite a stir. It has a big fat tone with fantastic volume and projection. Created as the ideal bluegrass hoss (or cannon if you prefer) it has an amazing chop and great depth and richness of tone to take on pretty well any style, with great responsiveness from the lightest touch to the heaviest attack with a thick pick it is fantastic for all types of playing.

    From the Northfield website. "Our "Big Mon" Mandolin is something we created in our shop. In an effort to try and create a little more mid range and bass response, with a nice airy sound, we developed this model to have a distinct voice. Here's what we did..

    The "Big Mon" body style is just slightly different than the standard size. We've increased the width of the body, at its widest point, by 5mm. We've also adjusted the depth/width of the sides a little in a few places. Everything is in proportion to this change, so it results in a slightly larger body overall. It's not very noticeable unless you compare it directly to another standard size by lining them up back to back."

    Northfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce TopNorthfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce TopNorthfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce Top
    Northfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce TopNorthfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce TopNorthfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce Top
    Northfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce TopNorthfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce TopNorthfield Big Mon F5 - Engelmann Spruce Top
  23. National ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass Hotplate & Parts

    National ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass Hotplate & Parts

    Out of stock
    This is the walnut model, as above, with the amazing hotplate pickup, if it wasn't loud enough already it will be now...

    Back and sides walnut
    Tuners Gotoh Open Gear
    Nut Material Bone
    Fretboard Ebony
    Fretboard Binding Ivoroid
    Fretboard Markers Mother of Pearl
    Fretwire W-.053 H.031
    Resonator 9.5" Hand Spun
    Bridge Type Maple Biscuit
    Neck Material Maple
    Top Material Maple
    Lower Bout Width 11.5"
    Width at Nut 1.25"
    Scale Length 14"
    Hardshell Case





    National ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass Hotplate & PartsNational ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass Hotplate & PartsNational ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass Hotplate & Parts


  24. Kinnaird FS - Jaguar Honduran Mahogany & Western Red Cedar

    Kinnaird FS - Jaguar Honduran Mahogany & Western Red Cedar

    Out of stock

    Another amazing mahogany/cedar FS from Steve and Ryan.

    Add the warmth of cedar to the clarity of mahogany, 12 frets to the body and Steve and Ryan's prowess as luthiers and what to you get? This wonderful FS is the answer. Its loud, clear, warm and sweet, a versatile guitar that plays like a dream, it is light and very responsive.

    • Western Red Cedar top
    • ‘Jaguar’ Honduran mahogany back and sides
    • Oval soundport
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 5/8” lower bout
    • Mahogany/purpleheart neck
    • Purpleheart logo
    • Black/white violin purfling
    • Purpleheart bindings
    • Moradora headstock veneer
    • Purpleheart with b/w purfling lines backstrip
    • Slotted squares position markers (with side dots)
    • Birdseye rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Moradora bridge
    • Gotoh tuners
    • Black horn tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Boxwood bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Cedar Creek custom case

    Kinnaird FS - Jaguar Honduran Mahogany & Western Red CedarKinnaird FS - Jaguar Honduran Mahogany & Western Red CedarKinnaird FS - Jaguar Honduran Mahogany & Western Red Cedar


  25. Baranik OOm - Sitka & Mastergrade Manchinga

    Baranik OOm - Sitka & Mastergrade Manchinga

    Out of stock
    Another stunning manchinga guitar from Mike, take a look at the detailing... With his unique adjustable action via the heel strap button and very comfortable scalloped cutaway its a breeze to play (note, no reference to butter).

    Of course this is all secondary to great sound. It has remarkable clarity, separation and projection without missing an beat in the warmth and resonance departments, the basses are well defined and full, the mids complex and rewarding and the trebles strong and well defined.

    • Sitka top
    • Master grade manchinga back and sides
    • Bevelled cutaway
    • Oval soundport
    • 13 frets to the body
    • 24.5” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Gold Evo fretwire
    • Adjustable mahogany neck
    • Black/koa/black purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Macassar ebony/manchinga/Peruvian walnut headstock veneer
    • Peruvian walnut with coloured geometric design volute veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Peruvian walnut with coloured geometric rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Aged bone nut and saddle
    • Clear pickguard
    • Cedar Creek case

    Baranik OOm - Sitka & Mastergrade ManchingaBaranik OOm - Sitka & Mastergrade ManchingaBaranik OOm - Sitka & Mastergrade Manchinga


  26. Wilborn OM - Lutz Spruce & Figured Maple

    Wilborn OM - Lutz Spruce & Figured Maple

    Out of stock
    My fourth from Ben, the other three sold very quickly. This is another beautiful work of art with very a sweet and well balanced tone. Individual note clarity is excellent with great definition and full notes from bottom to top and it has remarkable playability.

    • Lutz top
    • Figured Myrtle back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 3/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ¼” lower bout
    • Peruvian walnut neck
    • Bone logo
    • B/W/B purfling
    • Bloodwood bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    • Bloodwood backstrip
    • Corian position markers (with side dots)
    • Bloodwood rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebonized black walnut bridge
    • Grover sta-tite tuners
    • Chrome tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Access case

    Wilborn OM - Lutz Spruce & Figured MapleWilborn OM - Lutz Spruce & Figured MapleWilborn OM - Lutz Spruce & Figured Maple


  27. Brock OM - Sitka & Pau Ferro

    Brock OM - Sitka & Pau Ferro

    Out of stock
    My first from Brock Johnson and it won't be the last , this is a great value guitar and quite a looker. It also my first guitar in Pau Ferro and also won't be my last. It has a very full and rounded bass with great clarity, punchy and warm mids and clear bell-like trebles. It also has great playability and overall balance and projection.

    You can see an article on one of Brock's guitars on an AGF thread HERE

    • Sitka top
    • Pau Ferro back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.5” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Mitered Black/White/Black lines purfling
    • Curly maple bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • MoP dot position markers (with side dots)
    • Curly maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh mini M16 tuners
    • Chrome tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Custom Ameritage Sliver Series case

    Brock OM - Sitka & Pau FerroBrock OM - Sitka & Pau FerroBrock OM - Sitka & Pau Ferro


  28. National ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass Parts

    National ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass Parts

    Out of stock
    Great for blues and generally getting that wonderful resonator tone, National ResoPhonic mandolins are also fantastic for their unbelievable volume. I can still remember the first time I tuned one up and did my usual quick and hard three chord run to check tuning, my ears hurt. If you want to be heard in the pub in that noisy jam there is nothing better.

    The tone is nothing like those cheap n' nasty resonators you hear around and about, it is the true mandolin sound with the resonator feel.

    Back and sides walnut
    Tuners Gotoh Open Gear
    Nut Material Bone
    Fretboard Ebony
    Fretboard Binding Ivoroid
    Fretboard Markers Mother of Pearl
    Fretwire W-.053 H.031
    Resonator 9.5" Hand Spun
    Bridge Type Maple Biscuit
    Neck Material Maple
    Top Material Maple
    Lower Bout Width 11.5"
    Width at Nut 1.25"
    Scale Length 14"
    Hardshell Case




    National ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass PartsNational ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass PartsNational ResoPhonic RM1 Walnut - Antique Brass Parts


  29. Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)

    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)

    £4,395.00
     
    In stock
    Another amazing octave mandolin from Bill. Colorado engelmann spruce top (milled 1997) with red spruce spruce x bracing, Vermont mamaple (milled 2006) 2 piece back, 16" radius macassar ebony fretboard, bridge, pickguard, and peghead veneer, ivoroid celluloid binding, abalone position dots and wave inlay, 1 3/8 bison bone nut, grover tuners, sunburst lacquer finish over shella, Mangan custom 48-34-23-13 strings, tweed hardshell case.

    I have only ever owned two octave mandolins personally, both made by Mr. Bussmann.To use one of my favourite cliches again it sounds as good as it looks. Well defined bass (not a common feature on octave mandolins) with depth and resonance, warm and complex mids with clear and strong trebles... fantastic.

    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)
    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)
    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)
    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)
  30. Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)

    Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)

    Out of stock
    A very rare opportunity to get a used big Mon in excellent condition. Save £1000 on the new price.

    The Northfield Big Mon has been creating quite a stir. It has a big fat tone with fantastic volume and projection. Created as the ideal bluegrass hoss (or cannon if you prefer) it has great depth and richness of tone to take on pretty well any style, with great responsiveness from the lightest touch to the heaviest attack with a thick pick.

    From the Northfield website. "Our "Big Mon" Mandolin is something we created in our shop. In an effort to try and create a little more mid range and bass response, with a nice airy sound, we developed this model to have a distinct voice. Here's what we did..

    The "Big Mon" body style is just slightly different than the standard size. We've increased the width of the body, at its widest point, by 5mm. We've also adjusted the depth/width of the sides a little in a few places. Everything is in proportion to this change, so it results in a slightly larger body overall. It's not very noticeable unless you compare it directly to another standard size by lining them up back to back."

    Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)


  31. Fay Model One - Englemann and Black & White Ebony

    Fay Model One - Englemann and Black & White Ebony

    Out of stock
    Guitars don’t get any better than this. With impeccable workmanship and detailing it has great presence and playability, with amazing balance from the lowest to the highest notes.

    Fantastic and well defined bass notes, rich and complex mids and clear trebles. A very versatile guitar, it is great for all styles from flatpicking and strumming to fingerstyle, it will handle it all.


    Engelmann Spruce Top
    Black & White Ebony Back &Sides
    Florentine Cutaway
    14 Frets to the Body
    25.0” Scale Length
    1 25/32” Nut Width
    2.25” String Spacing at the saddle
    15.2” Lower Bout Width
    Honduran Mahogany One Piece Neck
    Ebony Binding with Maple/Ebony Purflings Wenge Headstock Veneer
    Brass Fretmarkers (Side Dots)
    Wenge Rosette
    Ebony Fretboard
    Ebony Bridge
    Alessi Tuners with Hammered Brass Backplate and Ebony Buttons
    Dyed Cow Bone Nut, Saddle, and Bridge Pins
    Ameritage Custom Case

    Fay Model One - Englemann and Black & White EbonyFay Model One - Englemann and Black & White EbonyFay Model One - Englemann and Black & White Ebony


  32. Carruth OOO-12 - Rosewood & European Spruce

    Carruth OOO-12 - Rosewood & European Spruce

    Out of stock


    In many ways twelve frets to the body and a cutaway is the perfect combination. It gives the sweetness of the more centred bridge position and allows access all the way to the top fret.

    It definately works on this beauty from Alan. The first thing that struck me about this guitar is its lightness and ease of play, it feels like a much smaller guitar. It sounds fantastic, rich and resonant with full and well defined bass notes, complex and expressive mids, clear, precise bell-like trebles and great balance and projection. What a beaut!

    • European spruce top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • Slotted headstock
    • Soft cutaway
    • Oil varnish finish
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ¼” lower bout
    • Mahogany/maple neck
    • Wood logo
    • Maple/black purfling
    • Curly maple bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Maple backstrip
    • Bone position markers (with side dots)
    • Maple/koa rosette
    • Macassar ebony fretboard
    • Rosewood pyramid bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Ivoroid tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case


    Carruth OOO-12 - Rosewood & European SpruceCarruth OOO-12 - Rosewood & European SpruceCarruth OOO-12 - Rosewood & European Spruce


  33. Collings OO1 - Sitka & Flamed Maple

    Collings OO1 - Sitka & Flamed Maple

    Out of stock
    Gorgeous flamed maple, back sides and neck make this OO1 from Bill Collings look as stunning as it sounds. It has all the versatility, depth of tone and clarity of the mahogany OM with a little added sparkle. The OO is my favourite body size and this little beauty sits in the lap very comfortably for sofa noodling without losing hardly a tad in the volume and projection departments.

    Top Sitka spruce
    Back & Sides Flamed Maple
    Neck Flamed maple
    Body Binding Tortoise with b/w/b/w top purfling
    Fingerboard Binding None
    Peghead Binding None
    Bridge Ebony pyramid-style with 2 5/16" spacing
    Fingerboard Ebony with MOP short dots
    Bridge Pins/End Pin Ebony with MOP dot
    Nut Bone, 1 13/16"
    Saddle Bone, Drop-in
    Neck Profile Modified V
    Peghead Profile Tapered slotted square with volute
    Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
    Truss Rod Fully adjustable
    Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
    Peghead Veneer Ebony with MOP Collings logo
    Tuners Nickel Waverly (16:1 ratio)
    Backstrip 1-style (Walnut)
    Rosette b/w Purfling
    Scale Length 24 7/8"
    Brace Material Sitka spruce
    Brace Pattern Pre-war scalloped X-brace
    Fingerboard Radius 14" - 26" compound
    Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
    Neck Finish High gloss polyester resin
    Pickguard Tortoise
    Strings D'Addario EJ-16 (.012"- .053")
    Case Deluxe Hardshell case by TKL
    Neck Profile


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  34. Fischer 12/15 - Adirondack & Rosewood

    Fischer 12/15 - Adirondack & Rosewood

    £3,495.00
     
    In stock
    This 12/15 - twelve frets to the body and a 15 inch lower bout - is another fantastic guitar from Steve. The body join at the twelfth fret gives a very full and rich tone due to the changed position of the bridge and the cutaway gives access all the way up.

    The result is a warm tone with great balance and the superb definition of Adirondack, deep/well defined bass, complex mids and clear, ringing trebles.

    Top - Adirondack Spruce
    Back & sides - Rosewood
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Cedar Creek hard case made in USA

    Frets to the body - 12
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 45.5mm
    Nut spacing - 7.5mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.5mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 1.5mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.15mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.25mm
    Lower bout width - 15"
    Upper bout width - 11.02"
    Body depth at base - 3.94"

    Florentine cutaway - Maple and ebony logo - Maple burl purfling - Curly maple bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - Rosewood rear headstock veneer - No position markers (with side dots) - Maple burl/rosewood rosette - Ebony fretboard - Ebony bridge - Schertler tuners - Ebony tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

    Fischer 12/15 - Adirondack & RosewoodFischer 12/15 - Adirondack & RosewoodFischer 12/15 - Adirondack & Rosewood
    Fischer 12/15 - Adirondack & RosewoodFischer 12/15 - Adirondack & RosewoodFischer 12/15 - Adirondack & Rosewood
    Fischer 12/15 - Adirondack & RosewoodFischer 12/15 - Adirondack & RosewoodFischer 12/15 - Adirondack & Rosewood
    Fischer 12/15 - Adirondack & RosewoodFischer 12/15 - Adirondack & RosewoodFischer 12/15 - Adirondack & Rosewood
  35. LeGeyt CLM figured mahogany acoustic guitar - sold

    LeGeyt CLM figured mahogany acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock

    I liked the tone of the last CLM from Burton so much that I asked him to make this one as close as possible. This is another example of why mahogany is so popular, its been one of my favourite back and side woods for a long while now.

    Its another very light and responsive guitar with wonderful warm and sweet mahogany tones, full and rich bass notes, sweet and complex mids and clear, well defined trebles. And some stunning flamed mahogany with Burton's signature black neck, what a beauty.

    • Lutz spruce top
    • Curly Honduran mahogany back and sides
    • Oval soundport
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25 5/8” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ¼” lower bout
    • Blackened Spanish cedar neck
    • Curly maple purfling
    • Mahogany and African blackwood bindings
    • Madagascar rosewood headstock veneer
    • Spanish cedar rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Rosewood and maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • African blackwood tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Cedar Creek case


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  36. Old Wave A4 - Cabernet

    Old Wave A4 - Cabernet

    Out of stock
    Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing, quilted maple 2 piece back, 12" radius ebony fretboard and bridge, ivoroid binding, pearl position dots and wave inlay, abalone rosette, quilted peghead veneer and cabernet lacquer finish, TKL black hardshell case.

    Another fantastic and beautiful A4 from Bill, very rich and full with strong and well defined bass, sweet and complex mids and clear, ringing trebles.

    Old Wave A4 - CabernetOld Wave A4 - CabernetOld Wave A4 - Cabernet


  37. Franzke A5

    Franzke A5

    Out of stock
    It has a very balanced sound with full basses, rich and complex mids and clear, ringing trebles. The chop is what I refer to as 'musical' plenty of power and cut but with warmth and richness. Great for bluegrass and almost any other style of playing.

    Top Engelmann Spruce
    Back/Sides Red Maple
    Fretboard Ebony
    Inlay Reconstituted Stone
    Bindings Maple/black/maple
    Truss rod Fixed double carbon fiber
    Tailpiece James engraved
    Bridge Bill James
    Tuners Golden Age
    Finish French polished Spirit Varnish
    Frets Gold EVO
    Case Guardian molded

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  38. Franzke A4

    Franzke A4

    Out of stock
    This beauty has a very even sound from the lowest G all the way up the fretboard, not biased towards the bass notes like so many oval holed mandolins. The tone is very full and sweet with great individual note definition, fantastic for folk/old time and many more styles.

    Top Engelmann Spruce
    Back/Sides Red Maple
    Neck Maple
    Fretboard Ebony
    Inlay Reconstituted Stone
    Bindings Maple/bloodwood/maple
    Truss rod Fixed double carbon fiber
    Tailpiece James engraved
    Bridge Bill James
    Tuners Golden Age
    Finish French polished Spirit Varnish
    Frets Gold EVO
    Case Guardian molded



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  39. Collings OM3 Custom 2014 (used)

    Collings OM3 Custom 2014 (used)

    Out of stock
    Gorgeous Custom Collings OM3. Fantastic rich and full tone with beautiful warm and full base notes, luscious mids and clear, well defined trebles.

    It has great balance and amazing projection, great for fingerstyle and much more.

    In excellent condition with a couple of lacquer dents in the base.



    Top Sitka spruce
    Back & Sides Mountain Cedar
    Neck Honduran mahogany
    Body Binding Ivoroid with b/w/b/w/b purfling
    Fingerboard Binding .060" ivoroid
    Peghead Binding .100" ivoroid with b/w purfling
    Bridge Ebony belly-style with 2 3/16" spacing
    Fingerboard Ebony with no inlay
    Bridge Pins/End Pin Ebony with abalone dot
    Nut Bone, 1 11/16"
    Saddle Bone, drop-in
    Neck Profile Modified V
    Peghead Profile Tapered square with volute
    Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
    Truss Rod Fully adjustable
    Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
    Peghead Veneer Stained Exotic Ebony with MOP Collings logo
    Tuners Gold Waverly (16:1 ratio)
    Backstrip 3-style (Chevron)
    Rosette Abalone
    Scale Length 25 1/2"
    Brace Material Sitka spruce
    Brace Pattern Pre-war scalloped X-brace
    Fingerboard Radius 14" - 26" compound
    Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
    Neck Finish High gloss polyester resin
    Pickguard Tortoise
    Strings D'Addario EJ-16 (.012"- .053")
    Case Hiscox

    Collings OM3 Custom 2014 (used)Collings OM3 Custom 2014 (used)Collings OM3 Custom 2014 (used)


  40. Brook Taw - Spruce & Rosewood (used)

    Brook Taw - Spruce & Rosewood (used)

    Out of stock
    A classic OM body with herringbone purfling around a European spruce top, rosewood back and sides, wood binding and herringbone rosette. It has a nice warm tone with great balance, projection and clarity.

    Built in 20014 in as new condition. Save £555 on the new price.



    · European spruce top
    · Rosewood back and sides
    · 14 fret Mahogany neck
    · 24.9” scale
    · 13/4 nut width
    · 15 " lower bout
    · Ebony headstock veneer
    · Walnut bindings
    · "Crows Foot" b+w rosette
    · "Crows Foot" b+w purfling
    · Bone nut and saddle
    · Ebony fretboard
    · Ebony bridge
    · Pearl dot position markers
    · Nickel Gotoh tuners
    · Hiscox case

    Brook Taw - Spruce & Rosewood (used)Brook Taw - Spruce & Rosewood (used)Brook Taw - Spruce & Rosewood (used)


  41. Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar

    Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar

    Out of stock
    If anyone tells you you can't get strong and well defined bass notes and full and rich mids from maple tell them to check out this beauty. It plays like a dream and has volume, depth of tone and great definition and projection and its a stunner. What else could you ask for?

    • Sitka top
    • Curly maple back and sides
    • Sharp cutaway
    • French polish finish
    • Oval soundport
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25 3/8” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • 12th fret logo
    • Cocobolo/maple purfling
    • Cocobolo bindings
    • Maple headstock veneer
    • Maple rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Spalted maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case

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  42. Indian Hill OO-12

    Indian Hill OO-12

    Out of stock
    Another beautiful OO-12 that sounds fantastic. Classic 12 fret warmth and the depth and character of the best mahogany, its very well balanced with great definition and projection... and its a beautiful work of art.

    I put a small ding in the back of the headstock (see photo) when doing the photos so I have knocked £100 off the (already great) price.

    Engelmann Spruce Top
    Curly Mahogany back/sides
    No Cutaway
    French polish finish
    Oval Soundport
    12-frets to the body
    645 mm scale (25.4")
    44 mm nut (just under 1 3/4")
    56 mm string spacing (2.2")
    Lower bout 14 1/4"
    Mahogany neck
    12th fret "IH" Indian Hill Logo
    Curly mahogany, cocobolo, maple purfling
    Cocobolo binding
    Curly Mahogany front/back headstock veneer
    No fretboard position markers, brass tube side dots
    Spalted maple rosette
    Ebony fretboard
    Pinless ebony bridge with spalted maple inlay
    Gold Gotoh 510 tuners
    Unbleached bone nut/saddle
    Pinless bridge
    Clear pickguard
    TKL case

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  43. Nugget A5 Deluxe - sold

    Nugget A5 Deluxe - sold

    Out of stock
    I can still remember the first conversation I had with Mike (Kemnitzer, Mr. Nugget). I nearly fell over when he said he would like to have some mandolins here at TAMCO. I have just about recovered but am feeling a little unwieldy again. It is a privilege to have a mandolin here by one of the legendary contemporary luthiers. As well as looking like it should cost twice as much the sound is superlative. The note separation and clarity is off the scale,. the depth and quality of tone is something I haven't heard before.. It has volume and subtlety, bark, bite and sweetness.

    Spruce top, quilted maple back and sides, French polished oil varnish finish, dark curly koa wood binding with maple purfling, 22 fret curved fingerboard, ebony Koa bound pick-guard, Nugget crest inlay with logo, silver plated Waverly tuners with ebony buttons, silver plated hardware, Calton case.

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  44. How XBGC mahogany

    How XBGC mahogany

    Out of stock
    A beautiful X braced grand concert from John. It has his usual stunning finishing and look and a wonderful open sound with great balance and projection. Lots of vintage look and tone, a dream for the blues and much, much more.

    • Adirondack top
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 25/32” nut width
    • 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 14 ¾” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony logo
    • Fine line purfling
    • Walnut bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Rosewood rear headstock veneer
    • Ebony position markers (with side dots)
    • Fine line rosette
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Gotoh open back vintage tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins and strap button
    • No pickguard
    • Hardshell case

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  45. Stehr OO-12 Oregon myrtle acoustic guitar - sold

    Stehr OO-12 Oregon myrtle acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock
    All my previous guitars from Joel have sold within days of arriving and I expect this beauty will too. It has incredible warmth and intimacy with great volume and projection. The lower bout is only a 1/4" smaller than an OM but it has the fullness of a much bigger guitar and wonderful playability. If I was keeping a collection at home these days this one would be among them.

    • Carpathian spruce top
    • Oregon Myrtle back and sides
    • Soundport bound with Bolivian rosewood and purfling
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 14.75” lower bout
    • Curly maple 5 piece laminate neck
    • Stehr leaf logo
    • Rosewood and maple purfling
    • Bolivian rosewood bindings
    • Bolivian rosewood headstock veneer
    • Oregon myrtle rear headstock veneer
    • Twelfth fret fretboard inlay (with side dots)
    • Bolivian rosewood rosette
    • Bolivian rosewood fretboard
    • Bolivian rosewood bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Gold tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Rosewood bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Guardian case


    Stehr OO-12 Oregon myrtle acoustic guitar - soldStehr OO-12 Oregon myrtle acoustic guitar - soldStehr OO-12 Oregon myrtle acoustic guitar - sold


  46. Ken Franklin Carnelian - Adirondack & Paduak

    Ken Franklin Carnelian - Adirondack & Paduak

    Out of stock

    Ken does it again. A stunningly beautiful guitar (my favourite rosette so far) with fantastic sound at an unbelievable price. He hasn't filled the pores and while it makes it a little tricky to photograph it looks amazing, three dimensional and very tactile.

    The sound is very full and open, lively but warm and balanced.. my kind of guitar.

    Its my first in guitar padauk and it certainly won't be the last.

    • Adirondack top
    • Padauk back and sides
    • Oil varnish finish
    • D'Addario EXP 16 strings
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2.19” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.25” lower bout
    • Peruvian walnut neck
    • Wenge logo
    • Maple purfling
    • Wenge bindings
    • Padauk headstock veneer
    • Peruvian rear headstock veneer
    • Wenge backstrip
    • Maple position markers (with side dots)
    • Padauk, ebony, maple rosette
    • Macassar ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 51o mini tuners
    • Gold tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Gonçalo alves/ Chinese pistache bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Ameritage custom case


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  47. Indian Hill Concert

    Indian Hill Concert

    Out of stock
    I was gob smacked by the first guitar I had from Mike, I am double gob smacked this time. This is one of the loudest guitars I've ever heard but it has depth and subtlety too. From the lowest bass note to the the highest treble, each note has perfect definition and clarity with a full and strong tone. Whether playing the most delicate fingerstyle or going for it with a pick this beauty takes it in its stride. Incredible.

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Wenge/Zebrawood/Wengeback and Wenge sides
    • Oval soundport
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.5” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Wenge, zebrawood, and maple purfling lines
    • Wenge bindings
    • Wenge headstock veneer
    • Wenge rear headstock veneer
    • Mahogany Indian Hill 12th fret position marker (with side dots)
    • Radial zebrawood rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge with zebrawood inlay bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Cosmo black tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Hardshell case

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  48. Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015

    Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015


    This will be the fourth legendary Luthiers event. Previous events with Ervin Somogyi, Linda Manzer and Grit Laskin were a great success.

    The idea started out as a meet for owners of Ervin Somogyi and his apprentices guitars. Then I remembered that I was due a guitar from Ray Kraut soon. So Ray will be bringing a guitar and giving a talk.

    I am hoping many of you with guitars by Ervin and his apprentices will come along with your guitars and compare and contrast! I am planning to video the event and will continue with the owners meet in my house on the Sunday of there is enough interest. Non owners welcome too!

    I should have Somogyi apprentices guitars in stock from Ray, Leo Buendia, Hiroshi Ogino and Michi Matsuda.

    It will follow the usual pattern, open house in my shop on the Saturday until six, talk at six, ticket holders only, then food at Bom Bane's at around eight. There are only twenty tickest available.

    This was a fantastic success, enjoyed by all. Many thanks to Ray





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  49. Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014

    Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014

    We all had a great time and immensely enjoyed Ervin's visit. I've known him for a while now since living at his workshop for three days. He give many fascinating insights into guitar building and was his usual very entertaining self.




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  50. Avalon L325 Legacy Premier 2008 (used)

    Avalon L325 Legacy Premier 2008 (used)

    Out of stock
    Avalon L325 Legacy Premier with stunning rosewood back an sides. It has a very rich and full tone with great depth and warmth, full and deep bass notes, luscious and complex mids and clear trebles. This is a very expressive guitar with good projection and balance.

    It’s in excellent condition with some very light play wear, complete with the original documentation.

    Top - Cedar
    Back & sides - Rosewood
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Bound Ebony
    Case - Hiscox hard case made in the UK

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - D
    Nut width - 43.8mm
    Nut spacing - 7.3mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.2mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.7mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.25mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.5mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.75mm
    Lower bout width - 16.25"
    Upper bout width - 11.81"
    Body depth at base - 4.92"

    Satin finish - Avalon logo - Koa bindings - Rosewood headstock veneer - Side dots/no position markers - MoP rosette - Rosewood bridge - Gotoh tuners - Ebony tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - Clear pickguard

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  51. Chasson Signature Dreadnought - Adirondack & Sapele

    Chasson Signature Dreadnought - Adirondack & Sapele

    Out of stock
    Wow! The bass of a dreadnought but much, much more. A dread I could take home.. want to take home.

    Someone who played it before it crossed the pond commented "Sounds like a dread with some sophistication.".. that's a great way to put it.

    The neck is adjustable to change the action so you can go from powerhouse picking to gentle fingerstyle in a jiffy.

    Kent says "One of the things I've worked hard on and am really happy with about this guitar is the blend of the traditional and contemporary. I grew up in North Carolina around a lot of Bluegrass and traditional Appalachian music but there are plenty of people building traditional dreads and doing a great job of it. I wanted to build something that gave a nod to that tradition but was decidedly my own."

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    • Adirondack top
    • Sapele back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 11/16” nut width
    • 2 1/8” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.5” lower bout
    • Kahya neck
    • No cutaway
    • Arrow purfled wood top border
    • Walnut bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • MoP dot position markers (with side dots)
    • Snakewood/bloodwood segmented rosette
    • Wood back strip
    • Mother of pearl logo
    • Ebony elevated fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Schaller mini tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Ameritage custom deluxe case

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  52. Old Wave A4 - Sunburst

    Old Wave A4 - Sunburst

    Out of stock
    This beauty has fantastic depth and warmth with very full and rich mids and trebles and clear, ringing trebles. Great for folk, old time and many more styles.

    Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing, Varnum estate (c.1980) curly maple sides/ back/neck, 12" radius ebony fretboard, peghead veneer and bridge, ivoroid binding, abalone position dots, rosette and wave inlay, 1 3/16” bison bone nut, Cumberland acoustic bridge, Grover tuners, sunburst lacquer finish TKL black hardshell case.

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  53. Stehr Auditorium Oregon Myrtle acoustic guitar - sold

    Stehr Auditorium Oregon Myrtle acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock
    Before this arrived I was beginning to wonder why I had ordered another Oregon Myrtle guitar from Joel (I think this is the fifth), now I know! It looks great and sounds amazing.

    It has wonderful clarity and projection with great balance. All notes are crystal clear with outstanding definition and equal volume across the range. The bass notes are deep and lush with full and complex mids and rich trebles. It responds beautifully to a light touch or a more enthusiastic approach. A great all round guitar for all styles.

    • Adirondack spruce top
    • Oregon myrtle back and sides
    • Macassar ebony bound soundport
    • 13 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2 3/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 1/8” lower bout
    • 5-piece walnut laminated neck
    • Stehr leaf logo
    • Maple and rosewood purfling
    • Macassar ebony bindings
    • Macassar ebony headstock veneer
    • Oregon myrtle rear headstock veneer
    • No fretboard position markers with 12th fret inlay and side marks
    • Macassar ebony and maple/rosewood rosette
    • Macassar ebony fretboard
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Gold tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Custom Ameritage case with embroidered Stehr Guitars logo

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  54. Old Wave A4  spruce/flamed maple (used)

    Old Wave A4 spruce/flamed maple (used)

    Out of stock
    In great condition with a few barely visible surface marks and £500 less than a new one. This Lovely A4 from Bill is a classic oval hole mando, lots of depth, resonance and sweetness with clear trebles.

    With original TKL case.

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  55. Clark Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)

    Clark Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)

    Out of stock
    Gorgeous sunburst guitar bodied octave mandolin, 20.25" scale, ebony tailpiece, bound ebony pickguard, ebony bridge, Adirondack Spruce top and Red Maple back and sides, bound in ivoroid with black/white purfling, varnish finish, abalone and MoP headstock inlay and it comes in a custom Ameritage case.

    The jazz guitar bodied octave mandolin seems to be the way to go, it has magical qualities, bass that I've not heard in other octaves, it is well defined and solid, if you like your octave mandolins jangly this is not for you. If you like a strong bass and lots of deep warm sound with great definition and projection it is perfect.


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  56. Smart 'Comma' Mandolin (used)

    Smart 'Comma' Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    If has Lawrence's legendary craftsmanship and a very clear tone with fantastic definition and projection.

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  57. Santa Cruz OM/E - Late 1990s - Fishman Pickup (used)

    Santa Cruz OM/E - Late 1990s - Fishman Pickup (used)

    Out of stock
    Great condition and a lot of Santa Cruz for two grand. It has a very strong and well defined bass, rich, warm mids and sweet trebles.

    • Sitka top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • Fishman pickup
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.5” scale
    • 1 11/16” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • B/W purfling
    • Ivoroid bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • MoP dot position markers (with side dots)
    • Herringbone rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Chrome tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • Hardshell case

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  58. Ogino OM 'Alice' - Sitka & Padauk

    Ogino OM 'Alice' - Sitka & Padauk

    Out of stock
    This beautiful set of very straight grained padauk was given to Hiroshi as his graduation present by Ervin Somogyi and he has done a fantastic job using it.

    Hiroshi's Zen rosette, embodies his "Wabi-Sabi", or "quiet simplicity" approach. Its a true work of art.

    The tone is as remarkable as the workmanship. This is a versatile guitar with a very full and well defined bass, with warm and punchy mids and exceptionally clear trebles. It responds beautifully to a gentle touch of the fingers and equally well to a pick with great balance and projection.


    • Sitka with natural oil varnish finish top
    • Padauk back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25 ¼” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ¾” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Black and white purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    • Ebony backstrip
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Carved ‘Zen’ rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Black tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Custom hardshell case

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  59. Bourgeois Slope D Custom - Adirondack & Rosewood - Cutaway 2005 (used)

    Bourgeois Slope D Custom - Adirondack & Rosewood - Cutaway 2005 (used)

    Out of stock
    Excellent condition slope D made in Dana's workshop in 2005.

    Adirondack and rosewood make for a very powerful guitar with endless headroom, huge basses, awesome warm and full mids and bright and loud trebles. Anyone who know Vo Fletcher it's previous owner will know that this is the kind of guitar that Vo goes for. Built for performance and filling a venue with great definition and projection it also responds very well to a gentler approach.

    Pickup in the photos not included.

    Adirondack spruce top
    Indian rosewood back and sides
    Sunburst finish
    Snakehead headstock
    Soft cutaway
    25.5 " scale
    1 23/32"" nut width
    2 3/16" string spacing at saddle
    15 13/16" lower bout
    Ebony headstock veneer
    Triple ivoroid bindings
    Marquetry back strip
    Concentric circles rosette
    Bone nut and saddle
    Ebony fretboard
    Ebony belly bridge
    Abalone inlaid logo
    Abalone custom fretboard inlay
    Waverly tuners with ivoroid buttons
    Bone bridge pins
    Tortoise pickguard
    TKL hardshell case

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  60. Olson SJ custom 2001 with Baggs pickup - sold

    Olson SJ custom 2001 with Baggs pickup - sold

    Out of stock
    • Cedar top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • 25.5” scale
    • 1 3/4" nut width
    • 2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    • 15 1/8” lower bout
    • Baggs undersaddle pickup. Currently not installed.
    • 14 frets to the body
    • Abalone top border
    • Abalone back strip
    • Abalone headstock binding
    • Mother of pearl rosette
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Mother of pearl snowflake fretboard inlays
    • Gotoh super 510 tuners
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • TKL combination lock case

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  61. Collings Custom MT2 Mandola - Cream Gloss Top & Cream Pickguard

    Collings Custom MT2 Mandola - Cream Gloss Top & Cream Pickguard

    £5,175.00
     
    In stock
    Customised for TAMCO to my specifications, with incredible quilted maple back and sides, this is a very special mandola.

    All the depth and warmth you would expect from a great mandola but with the legendary Collings definition and projection. Yes you can have it all, resonance and clarity in one package. Mandolas don't get any better than this.

    Select Adirondack spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Ivoroid binding
    Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
    Bound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
    Ebony fingerboard
    Mortise and tenon neck joint
    22-frets, neck joins the body at the 15th fret
    V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
    5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
    1 11/16" Bone nut
    15.9" Scale length
    Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
    Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
    Fully adjustable truss rod
    Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
    Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
    Nickel tuners with black or pearl buttons
    Collings deluxe hardshell case

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  62. Tippin OMT - Sitka & Madagascar Rosewood - 2005 (used)

    Tippin OMT - Sitka & Madagascar Rosewood - 2005 (used)

    Out of stock
    2005 Bill Tippin OMT in excellent condition. Classic mad rose tone with fantastic depth and richness, it has great clarity and remarkable individual note definition. The bass notes are very well defined, the mids warm and sonorous and the trebles full and clear.

    • Sitka spruce top
    • Madagascar rosewood back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25 ¼” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 3/16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • B/W/B purfling
    • Ivoroid bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Marquetry backstrip
    • Tulip MoP and abalone position markers (with side dots)
    • Wood rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • TKL case

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  63. Eggle Custom Saluda - Ancient Cuban Mahogany 2015 (used)

    Eggle Custom Saluda - Ancient Cuban Mahogany 2015 (used)

    Out of stock


    Excellent condition Cuban mahogany Saluda from 2015.

    It has the clarity you would expect from the Sitka/Cuban mahogany combination, with endless headroom. The SJ body size adds great depth and warmth. A very versatile guitar with a very full tone and excellent separation and projection, great for all styles form strumming to gentle fingerstyle.


    • Sitka spruce top
    • Cuban mahogany back and sides
    • Sharp cutaway
    • Satin finish
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.5” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 1/8” string spacing at saddle
    • 16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck with inlay
    • MoP logo
    • B/W/B purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony backstrip
    • Grapevine fretboard inlay (with side dots)
    • Grapevine rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony pinless bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • No pickguard
    • Hiscox Pro II case with some internal wear



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  64. Gibson J-35 Custom 1995 (used)

    Gibson J-35 Custom 1995 (used)

    Out of stock
    1995 Gibson J-35. Signed by Gibson Master Luthier Ren Ferguson. It is faithful replica of the pre-war Gibson J-35. It features Honduran Mahogany Back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top, Ebony fingerboard and saddle, Waverly Tuners and Original Hard case. For most of it's 22 years it was kept unplayed in a case by a collector, so the condition is remarkable for it's age. It has had no repairs, it has no cracks and only a few weather checks (they are hard to see).

    Fantastic rich and deep tone, kind of a dreadnought plus with all the power of a dread but with great clarity and projection, great for strumming flatpicking and fingerstyle.

    • Adirondack spruce top
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 24 ¾” scale
    • 1 3/4" nut width
    • 2 3/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Ivoroid bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Rope backstrip
    • MoP position markers (with side dots)
    • Concentric circles rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ivoroid bridge pins
    • Tiger stripe pickguard
    • TKL/Gibson case

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  65. Fylde Alexander Custom 2011 (used)

    Fylde Alexander Custom 2011 (used)

    Out of stock
    Excellent condition Custom Fylde Alexander.

    • Cedar top
    • Sapele back and sides
    • Headway pickup
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 24 ¾” scale
    • 1 3/4"” nut width
    • 2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ½” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Decal logo
    • Marquetry herringbone top border
    • Wood bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Dots position markers (with side dots)
    • Marquetry rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh tuners
    • Black tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • No pickguard
    • Kinsman hard case



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  66. Giacomel J5 (used)

    Giacomel J5 (used)

    Out of stock
    When I first saw this design I couldn't decide if I love or hated it, eventually deciding I wouldn't know until I had one. The Eastman Dawg sponsored DG1 reproduction arrived first and after a while getting used to it I decided I liked it so much I have kept it. This J5 is used with light playing wear and a 1 1/4" (32 mm) nut width. The sound is awesome, incredible volume and projection with strong, vibrant basses, rich and complex mids and precise and sweet trebles.

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  67. Rigel Custom Comet

    Rigel Custom Comet

    Out of stock
    With an Adirondack spruce top and Pete's great pickup this custom comet sounds great, acoustic and plugged in. It has Rigel's legendary playability and a rectangular tweed hardshell case. It looks ... fill in the space... I know I am going to get lots of grief about this from the purists but the purest of purists (glad I'm writing not saying this) don't like Rigels anyways.

    It all started with an idea to post on various mandolin websites the opportunity for folk to design their own Rigel. The response was not what I and Pete and Peter had hoped for so I was left with the design job to do myself. Being a literal and unimaginative kind of person the obvious design for Rigel's new Comet model was to make the tail one end of a comet's tail and angle the soundhole for the comet. The guys at Rigel contributed the hot rod car flame and the black top with distant star sparkle and midnight blue back and sides and here we are. I think it's wonderful, if you agree please let me know, if you hate it, please tell somebody else.

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  68. Jang OM acoustic guitar - sold

    Jang OM acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock
    My first from Isaac and what a beauty!

    It has fantastic warmth and balance with a great richness of tone. Amazing projection and clarity all the way to the easily accessible top fret.


    • Master Grade Adirondack Spruce top
    • Special Quilted Mahogany back and sides
    • Uchida-style Bendaway with bevel cutaway
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ½” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony bindings with Black/White purfling
    • Ebony/ Quilted Mahogany with Koa accent headstock veneer
    • Quilted Mahogany rear headstock veneer
    • Simple & Elegant African Blackwood Bound rosette
    • Bound Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 H.A.P.A. Gold/Ebonoid tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony with Paua Dot bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Custom Mainstage case


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  69. Froggy Bottom M Deluxe (used) ex-Stuart Ryan

    Froggy Bottom M Deluxe (used) ex-Stuart Ryan

    Out of stock
    Previously owned by Stuart Ryan.

    • Adirondack top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25 1/8” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 3/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Abalone logo
    • B/W purfling
    • Maple bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Abalone backstrip
    • Slotted diamond abalone position markers (with side dots)
    • Abalone rosette
    • Scrimshaw heel cap
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • TKL case

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  70. Somogyi SJ quilted maple 1989 #117 acoustic guitar - sold

    Somogyi SJ quilted maple 1989 #117 acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock

    Re-voiced by Ervin over the summer of 2015, a letter from Ervin explaining his thinking is included (see photo). This is effectively a new Somogyi that would cost over £30 000 to order now.

    Its in excellent condition and has the classic Somogyi tone that Ervin is famous for. It is very rich and full, almost impossible to describe. I have used the expression before that Ervin's guitars sound like a choir of angels with a full orchestra. I still can't think of a better way to put it.


    • European spruce top
    • Quilted maple back and sides
    • Somogyi slotted headstock
    • Sharp cutaway
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1 11/16” nut width
    • 2 1/8” string spacing at saddle
    • 16 3/8” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood purfling
    • Rosewood bindings
    • Birdseye maple headstock veneer
    • Birdseye maple rear headstock veneer
    • Rosewood backstrip
    • MoP patterned position markers (with side dots)
    • Rosewood and abalone rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Single tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • New Hiscox Artist series case

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  71. Franklin Guitar Co OM - Adirondack & Figured Mahogany

    Franklin Guitar Co OM - Adirondack & Figured Mahogany

    Out of stock
    I'm gobsmaked! This beauty from Nick is light and very responsive. It has that illusive combination of incredible clarity, definition and projection with warmth, depth and complexity. If you like to be very expressive in your playing this amazing guitar will convey every feeling from melancholia to joy and rage.

    • Adirondack top
    • Figured mahogany back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.35” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.25” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Herringbone purfling
    • Flamed maple bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    • Black line backstrip
    • Abalone slotted square position markers (with side dots)
    • Black/white maple lines rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Mammoth nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • TKL hardshell case

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  72. Beauregard OMC acoustic guitar - sold

    Beauregard OMC acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock

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    • Sitka spruce top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1 ¾”nut width
    • 2 3/8”string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ½” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Sharp cutaway
    • Maple purfling
    • Rosewood bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Burled maple rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Abalone rosette
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh super 510 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins with MoP dot
    • No pickguard
    • TKL case

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  73. Ellis F5 custom

    Ellis F5 custom

    A fantastic custom order.

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  74. Beneteau OM - Quilted Pommele Sapele & Sitka

    Beneteau OM - Quilted Pommele Sapele & Sitka

    Out of stock
    Another outstanding guitar from Marc. It has a fantastic rich and complex tone with great clarity, definition and projection. The bass notes are strong , full and well defined, the mids are warm and full of character and the trebles clear and strong. A very articulate guitar with fantastic playability.

    • Alaskan sitka spruce top
    • Quilted pomelle sapele back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Maple/sapele/black purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    • Ebony backstrip
    • MoP position markers (with side dots)
    • Quilted pomelle sapele rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 mini tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Hardshell case

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  75. Propsom OM - Redwood & Pommele Sapele

    Propsom OM - Redwood & Pommele Sapele

    £2,775.00
     
    In stock


    Wow!

    This is my favourite back and sides wood and it's a fantastic guitar. It has very a rich and full tone with great clarity and projection, strong warm and well defined bass notes, rich and resonant mids, clear and full trebles all the way to the top.

    Top - Redwood
    Back & sides - Pommele Sapele
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Ameritage case

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - D
    Nut width - 44.4mm
    Nut spacing - 7.4mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.5mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.25mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 2.0mm
    Lower bout width - 15 1/8"
    Upper bout width - 11.42"
    Body depth at base - 4.13

    MoP logo - B/W/B/W wood purfling - Rosewood bindings - Pommelle sapele headstock veneer Mop slotted diamond position markers (with side dots) - Red heart abalone rosette - Ebony bridge Schaller tuners - Gold tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - Clear pickguard

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  76. Beneteau OM - Alaskan Sitka Spruce & Padauk

    Beneteau OM - Alaskan Sitka Spruce & Padauk

    £2,999.00
     
    In stock
    If you're looking for lots of bright sparkle combined with a deep luscious tone and fantastic balance, separation and projection, look no further!

    This beauty from Marc has that rare combination of amazing clarity along with warmth and resonance making it very versatile, great for picking and strumming and a wonderful fingerstylist's guitar. Marc's guitars have been my most consistent sellers for many years now. There's not a lot of fanfare out there about Beneteau guitars but there is quite a lot of very happy customers.

    Top - Alaskan Sitka Spruce
    Back & sides - Padauk
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Tolex hard case made in Canada

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.4mm
    Nut spacing - 7.6mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.5mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 1.75mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.15mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.50mm
    Lower bout width - 15"
    Upper bout width - 11.22"
    Body depth at base - 4.33"

    MoP logo - Bloodwood purfling - Ebony bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - Ebony rear headstock veneer - Ebony backstrip - MoP position markers with side dots - Padauk radial rosette Ebony bridge - Gotoh vintage style tuners - Butterfly tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

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  77. Somogyi OM - sold

    Somogyi OM - sold

    Out of stock
    SOLD. OO and OM both in African blackwood due summer 2015.

    What can you say about the sound of a Somogyi? There's nothing else like it! Here's my best shot but I can't possibly get even close in words..

    It has a richness of tone that I've not heard in any other guitar, I've used the word orchestral to describe the Somogyi sound before and I still can't think of better description. There's a depth and complexity that that's hard to believe if you haven't heard it for your self. It responds magnificently to the lightest touch and overwhelms with luscious tone with a little more input. This all comes with exceptional balance, projection and clarity.. from a lingering single note to a rapid succession or a full chord, there's music in perfect harmony.

    Here's an edited version of Ervin's thoughts on wenge.

    "Brazilian rosewood, that traditional "Holy Grail" of fine guitar making woods is getting scarce.. [Many woods] are marketed as being desirable and adequate substitutes. In my view, some are and some aren't. As a guitar maker, my own preferences are for woods that are "live" rather than not, regardless of their grain, figure or color. What that means is that one can elicit a live and musical tone from a particular slice or chunk when one taps on it. Some woods can make sound on the order of thummmmmmmm or thimmmmmmmm (ginnnnnnnng, gonnnnnng, pinnnnnnng or ponnnnnnnng also work; I think you get the idea), with bell-like sustain; others go "thwick" or "thud". There are "live" woods that look rather plain, and there are "dead" woods that look like Raquel Welch in 3-D.

    My own searches have brought me to wenge (pronounced WHEN-gay). It's a dark, purplish-brown colored African … The thing that appeals to me about wenge is that it is very live. That is, when you hold a piece of it up and tap on it.. it'll ring like a piece of glass, plate of steel, or a crystal brandy snifter. This quality is known as "vitreousness", which literally means "glasslike-ness". And wenge will make such a sound… Wenge's vitreousness is a function of the wood's being brittle on the level of its cellular structure. In fact, it's that very brittleness that makes the vibrational action, and the sound that this produces, possible… it is this.. that puts wenge in the same category as that most prized of traditional guitar making woods, Brazilian rosewood."



    • European spruce top
    • Wenge back and sides
    • Sharp cutaway
    • French polish finish
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25 ¼” scale
    • 1 13/16” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 3/4" lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Black and white purfling
    • Rosewood bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Rosewood rear headstock veneer
    • Rosewood backstrip
    • Position markers (with side dots)
    • Sunset mosaic rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Wenge bridge
    • Schaller tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Hoffee case

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  78. Franklin Guitar Co OM - European Spruce & African Blackwood

    Franklin Guitar Co OM - European Spruce & African Blackwood

    Out of stock
    I am very excited to have my first guitar from Nick, its everything I had dreamed of. I can see why he is so much appreciated by the likes of Stefan Grossman and John Renbourn.

    When deciding how to describe a guitar the first thing I do is think about what hits me first. This guitar has remarkable articulation and expression, fantastic projection and clarity with each note having perfect definition. Achieving this this along with fantastic depth and complexity of tone is why Nick has the reputation he has.

    • European spruce top
    • African blackwood back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ¼” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Black and white maple purfling
    • Koa bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Marquetry backstrip
    • Abalone slotted squares position markers (with side dots)
    • Black and white maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Black dyed rosewood bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Mammoth nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • TKL case

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  79. Ensor OM - Lutz & Wenge (used)

    Ensor OM - Lutz & Wenge (used)

    Out of stock
    Was £3695. Dusty Corner price £2695.

    A regular customer spotted Chris' work a while ago and I'm very glad he did. This is a beautiful guitar with with a very solid tone, solid seems a strange word to use but what I'm getting at is chords that sound completely even with no strange beats or wolf tones roaming around. Individual notes are strong, well defined and full, the overall tone is dark, rich and vibrant.

    • Lutz spruce top
    • Wenge back and sides
    • Oval lower bout soundport
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾ nut width
    • 2 1/8” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Radial bloodwood purfling
    • Wenge bindings
    • Wenge headstock veneer
    • Wenge rear headstock veneer
    • Wenge backstrip
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Wenge rosette
    • Macassar ebony fretboard
    • Macassar ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Chrome tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • No pickguard
    • TKL case

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  80. de Jonge OM - Sitka & Rosewood (used)

    de Jonge OM - Sitka & Rosewood (used)

    Out of stock


    Fantastic rosewood OM from Sergei. It sounds very rich and full with great balance and clarity, its very responsive and a joy to play.

    In very good condition with some clouding in the finish, hard to see and not possible to photograph. Good action but not much left on the saddle. The new price was £5395.

    • Sitka top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 3/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 5/16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Maple/padauk purfling
    • Figured sapele bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Figured sapele rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh tuners
    • Ebonoid tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case

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  81. Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)

    Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)

    Out of stock
    This beautiful Traditional OM from James has a non standard Adirodack top. James has exceeded his usual standards with this one. It has a depth of tone that shouldn't come out of a relatively small body, rich and sweet but well balanced with good definition and plenty of volume.

    In excellent condition.

    With Baggs Anthem pickup.

    Body Width 15"
    Body Depth 4-1/4"
    Neck Width 1-3/4"
    Bracing X-Brace
    Number of Frets 20
    Neck Material Honduran Mahogany
    Neck Finish Satin Urethane
    Body Finish Glossy Urethane
    Brand of Strings Elixir Phosphor Bronze
    Pickguard Tor-Tis Pattern
    Back/Side Wood Indian Rosewood
    Top Wood Adirondack spruce
    Binding Maple
    Edge Trim Herringbone Ebony/Maple
    Peghead Overlay Ebony
    Fretboard Wood Ebony
    Fretboard Binding Maple
    Bridge Pins Blacklip MOP Inlaid Boxwood
    Tuners Waverly Vintage Nickel
    Tuner Buttons Ivoroid
    Peghead Inlay Blacklip MOP Logo
    Fretboard Inlay Notched MOP Squares
    Rosette Material Herringbone Wood Marquetry
    Nut/Saddle Bone
    Backstrip Style Chevron Wood Marquetry
    Cedar Creek Case



    Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)


  82. Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)

    Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)

    Out of stock
    In excellent condition.

    Perfect balance and that classic vintage mahogany sound. This beauty from John has remarkable projection, solid well defined bass, characterful and complex mids and-bell like trebles. A very versatile guitar, great for all styles. It plays like a dream and you can hear every detail of every note, a perfectionists guitar.

    • Adirondack top
    • Beeswing Honduran mahogany back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Honduran mahogany with diamond neck
    • Black/maple lines with miters at endgraft purfling
    • Black nitro bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Black line backstrip
    • Small dot position markers (with side dots)
    • 5/9/5 Martin style 28 rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony pyramid bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Hardshell case

    Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)


  83. Franklin Guitar Co OM - Adirondack & Rosewood

    Franklin Guitar Co OM - Adirondack & Rosewood

    Out of stock
    This was a special order for a customer. I have another due in the same spec around the end of 2015.

    • Adirondack top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.35” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.25” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Herringbone purfling
    • Flamed maple bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    • Black line backstrip
    • Abalone slotted square position markers (with side dots)
    • Black/white maple lines rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Mammoth nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • TKL hardshell case

    Franklin Guitar Co OM - Adirondack & RosewoodFranklin Guitar Co OM - Adirondack & RosewoodFranklin Guitar Co OM - Adirondack & Rosewood


  84. Dudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - sold

    Dudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock
    Fantastic 'Classic OM' from Lynn Dudenbostel. This is a rare bird indeed.

    It comes complete with a letter from Lynn dated April 14 2009 explaining his goal of producing a modern Martin 14 fret OM, see photo.

    It is an excellent condition and sounds awesome! It very light and extremely responsive, with unbelievable definition and projection, rich and full bases, complex mids and clear/well defined trebles. Sound clip to come soon.

    • Carpathian spruce top
    • Honduran mahogany back and sides
    • Oil varnish finish
    • 15" lower bout
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.752 nut width
    • 2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    • Mahogany neck
    • B/W purfling
    • Rosewood bindings
    • Macassar ebony headstock veneer
    • Rosewood backstrip
    • Dot Abalone position markers (with side dots)
    • Concentric circles rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Grover open backed tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • Hard case

    Dudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - soldDudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - soldDudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - sold
    Dudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - soldDudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - soldDudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - sold
    Dudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - soldDudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - soldDudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - sold
    Dudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - soldDudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - soldDudenbostel Classic OM 2009 acoustic guitar - sold
  85. Claxton OM - Adirondack & Cuban Mahogany

    Claxton OM - Adirondack & Cuban Mahogany

    Out of stock
    Another truly fantastic guitar from Ed. There seems to be something extra special about Cuban mahogany, team it with the best Adirondack and Ed's skills and you get something amazing.

    I'm tempted to say that this guitar sounds the way it looks - elegant - but it is much more than that. Crystal clear tone with perfect balance and great projection along with fantastic resonance and warmth. A combination that produces wonderful tone with intimacy and complexity. After all the fine words I just want to say that I am gobsmacked!

    • Adirondack top
    • Cuban mahogany back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25 3/8” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Pernambuco, holly, ebonoid purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Snakewood headstock veneer
    • Ebony backstrip
    • MoP position markers (with side dots)
    • Mosaic rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Ebonoid tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Pickguard included, not installed
    • Main Stage fibreglass case

    Claxton OM - Adirondack & Cuban Mahogany Claxton OM - Adirondack & Cuban Mahogany Claxton OM - Adirondack & Cuban Mahogany


  86. Brock OM - Sitka & Bocote

    Brock OM - Sitka & Bocote

    Out of stock

    My second from Brock Johnson and its another beauty at an ubeleivable price.

    Bocote is closely related to Ziricote and produces a similar tone. This guitar has remarkable balance with gorgeous deep/warm and well defined bass notes, full and characterful mids and clear/bell like trebles. What's not to like? A beautiful and great sounding guitar at very reasonable cost.


    • Sitka top
    • Bocote back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.5” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Mitered Black/White/Black lines purfling
    • Ziricote bindings
    • Ziricote headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Ziricote Radial Rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ziricote bridge
    • Gotoh mini M16 tuners
    • Chrome tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Custom Ameritage Sliver Series case

    Brock OM - Sitka & BocoteBrock OM - Sitka & BocoteBrock OM - Sitka & Bocote


  87. Wilborn OM - Red Cedar & Macassar Ebony

    Wilborn OM - Red Cedar & Macassar Ebony

    Out of stock

    I've never had a guitar in before at even twice this price in Macassar Ebony! Add Ben's fantastic skill and workmanship and you have a wonderful guitar at a very reasonable price.

    The combination of Macassar ebony and cedar gives the incredible depth and definition of ebony AND the warmth of cedar making it a very expressive guitar. Deep and well defined at the low end, warm and rich in the mid-range and with clear and precise trebles, fantastic!


    • Red cedar top
    • Macassar ebony back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾ nut width
    • 2 3/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ¼” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Bone logo
    • B/W purfling
    • Bloodwood bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    • Blood backstrip
    • Position markers (with side dots)
    • Bloodwood rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Schaller Grandtune tuners
    • Black chrome tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Superior case


    Wilborn OM - Red Cedar & Macassar Ebony Wilborn OM - Red Cedar & Macassar Ebony Wilborn OM - Red Cedar & Macassar Ebony


  88. Sexauer FT-O-JB - Fan Fret "Companion" (used)

    Sexauer FT-O-JB - Fan Fret "Companion" (used)

    Out of stock
    See the Acoustic Magazine review, this website, central menu, reviews.

    This is a fantastic small guitar. The Malaysian Blackwood and fan fret give it a deep well defined bass and more volume and projection than many a bigger guitar. It has rich and complex mids and clear treble, a very versatile guitar.



    • German spruce top
    • Malaysian Blackwood back and sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Adirondack spruce braces
    • 24 15/16” to 25 7/16” scale
    • 1 25/32”" nut width
    • 2 9/32" string spacing at saddle
    • 13 1/2" lower bout
    • 12 frets to the body
    • Madagascar rosewood headstock veneer
    • Hardwood bindings
    • Hardwood backstrip
    • Quartered flamed maple rosette
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Madagascar Rosewood bridge
    • Slotted diamond abalone position markers
    • Waverly tuners
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Greven pickguard
    • New Hiscox Pro II case

    Sexauer FT-O-JB - Fan Fret "Companion" (used)Sexauer FT-O-JB - Fan Fret "Companion" (used)Sexauer FT-O-JB - Fan Fret "Companion" (used)


  89. Dudenbostel A-1 (used)

    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)

    Out of stock
    Lynn makes very few of his A-1 model to a basic spec, no variations. I originally bought it from Lynn, he told me that he enjoys making these once in a while because he doesn’t have to work to other people’s requirements. It still has the 'Dude' sound, they don't come any better, volume and subtlety, richness and clarity, projection and intimacy, its has it all. And I think it looks amazing.

    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)
    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)
    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)
    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)
  90. Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.

    Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.

    William (Grit) Laskin is legendary for his inlays. He is a VERY entertaining speaker covering his part in the development of the soundport and arm bevel with many informative and interesting stories to tell.

    See my reviews page for the article published in Acoustic magazine about the day.





    Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.
  91. Taylor 555 12 string (used)

    Taylor 555 12 string (used)

    Out of stock
    Good condition 555 with a few dings here and there (see photos) and a custom saddle. Taylor's reputation for great 12 string guitars is well deserved, this is a very fine example. Comes with unknown pickup.


    • Spruce top
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • 25 1/2" scale
    • 1 7/8” nut width
    • 2 7/16" string spacing at saddle
    • 17" lower bout
    • Black bindings
    • B/w/b purfling
    • Concentric circles rosette
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Large dot position markers
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • Taylor case

    Taylor 555 12 string (used)Taylor 555 12 string (used)Taylor 555 12 string (used)


  92. Old Wave A4 - Golden Amber Quilted Maple

    Old Wave A4 - Golden Amber Quilted Maple

    Out of stock
    Isn't this a stunner? It has a little more brightness than the sunburst A4 that it came in with but still with plenty of warmth and depth, just a little more projection and clarity. Its strokes for folks time...

    Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing, quilted maple sides/neck back, 12" radius ebony fretboard and bridge, quilted maple peghead veneer, tortoise binding, abalone position dots, rosette and wave inlay, 1 3/16” bison bone nut, Cumberland acoustic bridge, Grover tuners, golden amber lacquer finish, TKL black hardshell case.

    Old Wave A4 - Golden Amber Quilted MapleOld Wave A4 - Golden Amber Quilted MapleOld Wave A4 - Golden Amber Quilted Maple


  93. Buendia Modified Dreadnought - Swiss Spruce & Fiddleback Mahogany

    Buendia Modified Dreadnought - Swiss Spruce & Fiddleback Mahogany

    Out of stock
    Leo does it a gain! The last modified dreadnought I had from him sold very quickly. I am not expecting this beauty to be here for long. The workmanship is impeccable, take a look at the rosette and matching end graft and headstock inlay.

    The sound is equally outstanding. Many of Ervin Somogyi’s former apprentices make the mod D model and with very good reason, it has all the power and volume you can get from an acoustic guitar with immense headroom. The Swiss spruce a fiddle back mahogany in this very fine example give fantastic clarity. You get incredible depth and richness of tone with great balance with all the notes form the lowest to the highest having equal definition and projection. This is a stunning guitar.


    Soundboard, Moon Swiss Alpine spruce
    Back and sides, Highly figured Fiddle back Mahogany
    Lower bout 16”
    Scale Length, 25.25”
    End graft, custom matching rosette
    Neck, custom finished one piece Honduran mahogany
    Head-cap veneer, Fiddle back Mahogany with custom inlay matching rosette
    and end graft
    14th-fret to the body fingerboard
    Rosette, solid ring wood with black/white purfling
    Bridge, hand carved ebony
    Bridge pins, ebony with pearl dots
    Binding, ebony with Maple black/white purfling
    Top braces, Sitka spruce
    Back Braces, Honduran Mahogany
    Saddle, 2 1/4” string spacing compensated bone
    Nut, 1 3/4” width scalloped and compensated bone
    Back of Head-cap veneer, Ebony
    Tuning Machines, Schaller M6 in gold w/ebony buttons
    Fingerboard, ebony with ebony binding and white maple purfling
    Fret wire, medium Nickel-Silver 18%
    Fretboard Radius, 20”
    Case, Black exterior/Red interior custom carbon fiber Hoffee hardshell

    Buendia Modified Dreadnought - Swiss Spruce & Fiddleback MahoganyBuendia Modified Dreadnought - Swiss Spruce & Fiddleback MahoganyBuendia Modified Dreadnought - Swiss Spruce & Fiddleback Mahogany


  94. Old Wave A4 - Birdseye Maple

    Old Wave A4 - Birdseye Maple

    Out of stock
    Its hard to tell the difference tonally between these two beauties. Both are very loud with strong, well defined and warm bass notes, rich and full mids and clear/precise trebles. Its fantastic to have that wonderful oval hole sound with great definition and projection. The birdseye is gorgeous but so is the Vermont maple... I wouldn't want to have to choose between the two.


    Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing Varnum Estate (c.1980) birdseye maple sides/1 piece back/neck, 12" radius ziricote fretboard and peghead veneer, tortoise celluloid binding, abalone position dots, rosette, and wave inlay, 1 3/16 bison bone nut, Grover tuners golden/amber lacquer finish, D'Addario J74 strings, TKL black hardshell case

    Old Wave A4 - Birdseye MapleOld Wave A4 - Birdseye MapleOld Wave A4 - Birdseye Maple


  95. Leach Southwest

    Leach Southwest

    Out of stock

    What can you say about the work of a genius inlay artist? This guitar is even more stunning than I imagined when I first thought of it and talked to Harv.

    But Mr. Leach doesn't just have a reputation for his inlay work, it sounds great too. Very rich and warm with fantastic balance, definition and projection.

    See the Acoustic Guitar Forum build thread HERE

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Manchinga back and sides
    • Venetian cutaway
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.375” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2 9/32”string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany with Aspen center neck
    • Black/white /black purfling
    • Dark flamed Koa bindings
    • Headstock veneer: Cactus scene sapele, bubinga, pau ferro, tulipwood, bloodwood, cocobolo, malachite, turquoise, Corian, imitation MOP
    • Spalted maple with B/W/B purfling rosette
    • Southwest scene inlay fretboard
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony with honey jasper dots bridge pins
    • Pickguard: Gecko inlay on Manchinga, inlay materials: Honey jasper, red coral and pipestone recon stone, red Corian, ebony.
    • TKL case



    Leach SouthwestLeach SouthwestLeach Southwest


  96. Vist to Mike Baranik's Worksop

    Vist to Mike Baranik's Worksop

    A few shots from my visit to Mike's workshop.

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    Vist to Mike Baranik's WorksopVist to Mike Baranik's WorksopVist to Mike Baranik's Worksop

  97. Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016

    Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016

    This was another huge success. Many thanks to Jeff for a fantastic day and a very interesting talk.

    This will be the fifth legendary Luthiers event. Previous events with Ervin Somogyi, Linda Manzer, Ray Kraut and Grit Laskin were a great success.

    Jeff will be bringing the next TAMCO guitar, specs still to be decided, let me know if you have any ideas. He is keen to discuss your requirements and take orders.

    It will follow the usual pattern, open house in my shop on the Saturday until six, talk at six, ticket holders only, then food at Bom Bane's at around eight. There are only twenty tickets available.






    Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016
  98. Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    I found myself in Cedar City Utah on holiday so couldn't miss a visit to Steve's workshop. I had a great time talking shop with Steve, here's some photos.

    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop
    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop
  99. Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014

    Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014

    Following the great success of Ervin Somogyi's visit I decided to offer a Legendary Luthiers series of visits to TAMCO. Legends in contemporary guitar luthiery don't get any bigger than Linda Manzer.

    The visit was a great success. It was an honour to have Linda and Peggy White here. After a few hours chatting in the shop we all went over to Bom Bane's Café where Linda gave a wonderful slide show and Jane (Bom Bane) provided a fantastic spread of delicious food. It really was a privilege to hear Linda tell her story I'm I am over the moon to have one of her guitars in stock.

    I'm hoping to have Linda's close friend Grit Laskin and Jeff Traugott over in 2015.




    Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014

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