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  1. Kentucky Dawg Mandolin (used)

    Kentucky Dawg Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    The famous Kentucky Dawg is a reproduction of the Monteleone Grand Artist. Made by the Sumi team in Japan in cooperation with John Monteleone. There was only 48 of these made.

    Serial number 88402.

    It has a full tone with a great chop and good volume. With hard case.

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  2. 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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  3. Girouard A5

    Girouard A5

    Out of stock
    Another amazing mandolin from Max and Lauri. It has a fantastic chop for bluegrassers with great volume and lots of depth and warmth in the basses and mids, making it a great all-rounder, fantastic for anything from classical to old time music and bluegrass.

    Red (Adirondack) spruce top, red maple back/sides/neck, Macassar ebony fretboard and peghead overlay, compound radius fretboard, evo gold fretwire, bone nut, Girouard ebony bridge Rubner tuners and TKL hardshell case.



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  4. Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Traditional Sunburst

    Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Traditional Sunburst

    £2,995.00
     
    In stock
    Absolutely gorgeous Yellowstone A4 in the beautiful traditional finish with a hand graduated and tuned Adirondack/red spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, ebony veneered tapered A headstock, tortoiseshell/ivoroid bound with ebony and black/ivoroid side accent lines, tortoise bound soundhole, MOP "The Weber" Script and MOP white and gold flower pot inlay, tortoise bound ebony radiussed fingerboard with a 1 1/8 inch nut width, MOP buds fret markers, dual action/adjustable bridge, tortoise bound body with black/ivoroid side accent lines, cast Weber nickel tailpiece, nickel Grover tuners, traditional Brekke bridge and deluxe hardshell case.

    It has rich and resonant basses with great sustain, warm complex mids and clear ringing trebles. A fantastic mandolin for folk and old time music with wonderful deep lows and enough volume to be heard.

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  5. Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise (Used)

    Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise (Used)

    Out of stock
    Absolutely gorgeous Yellowstone A4 in the beautiful traditional sunburst finish with a hand graduated and tuned solid Adirondack/red spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, ebony veneered tapered A headstock, tortoiseshell/ivoroid bound with ebony and black/ivoroid side accent lines, tortoise bound soundhole, MOP "The Weber" Script and MOP white and gold flower pot inlay, tortoise bound ebony radiussed fingerboard with a 1 1/8 inch nut width, MOP buds fret markers, dual action/adjustable bridge, tortoise bound body with black/ivoroid side accent lines, cast Weber nickel tailpiece, nickel Grover tuners, traditional Brekke bridge and deluxe hardshell case.

    It has rich and resonant basses with great sustain, warm complex mids and clear ringing trebles. A fantastic mandolin for folk and old time music with a wonderful deep low and enough volume to be heard.

    In great condition and incredible value!

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Eastman 605 - A Style - F Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    Eastman 605 - A Style - F Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    £969.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £969, including pro set-up.

    The 605 comes with a K&K twin internal pickup.

    The 605 has hand carved all solid woods, with flamed maple back and sides, nickel hardware, triple bound front and back and single bound headstock and a solid cast tailpiece. It's got the cut and chop beloved of bluegrass players with good balance and warmth for all styles of music. With hardshell case. Classic finish.


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  9. Pava A5 - Sunburst

    Pava A5 - Sunburst

    Out of stock
    Pava not only makes great mandolins but has wonderful consistency too. The first two sold in a jiffy so don't hang around if you fancy this one.

    Playing and describing so many great mandolins sometimes its hard to know what to say so my approach is to start with what strikes me first after a few minutes playing. In this case it was the sweetness of the chop. Some chop chords are dry and percussive, at the other end of the scale they can be sweet and not very good for cutting though against the villain of the piece in the jam (no name but you know which instrument I mean). Occasionally I come across one that in my view is the 'best of all possible worlds' what I think of as a musical chop, loud and with great cut but warm and not dry, this is one of the best examples of this I have come across.

    This a VERY versatile mandolin with plenty of the aforementioned chop and cut for the bluegrass player and wonderful depth and richness of tone for other styles. It takes a great luthier to combine clarity and definition and warmth and resonance, Pava has achieved that in this beautiful mandolin.

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  10. Old Wave A5

    Old Wave A5

    £2,995.00
     
    In stock
    This is a beauty and a beast, it is very loud. If you like your A5s to be very full with lots of warmth and depth this is the one. The chop has great volume and what I think of as a musical rather than percussive tone.

    Lutz spruce top (milled 2005) with red spruce spruce tone bar bracing, Varnum estate birdseye maple (milled 1979), 12" radius macassar ebony fretboard, pickguard, and peghead veneer, ivoroid celluloid binding, abalone position dots and wave inlay, 1 1/8 bison bone nut, grover tuners, dark buckskin lacquer finish over shellac.



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  11. Fay Model One - Master Grade Sitka & Tiger Myrtle

    Fay Model One - Master Grade Sitka & Tiger Myrtle

    Out of stock
    I had an order with Simon when the person who ordered this beauty cancelled his order! Simon offered it to me at a reduced price, to order it now would cost over £8500. I would be very happy to put it out at the higher price, this is a work of art in sound and looks.

    The sound is very focused with unbelievable balance and clarity. Each note - from the lowest to the highest - rings out with warmth, perfect definition, depth of tone and great projection. As well as being an aesthetic masterpiece this is a perfect tool for the dedicated musician.

    • Master grade sitka top
    • Tiger Myrtle back and sides
    • Florentine cutaway
    • Three soundports
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1 25/32” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    •15.2” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Cocobolo purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Tineo headstock veneer
    • Inlaid backstrip
    • Hollow copper position markers (with side dots)
    • Maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Ameritage case

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Beneteau Nick Lucas - Sitka Spruce & Mahogany

    Beneteau Nick Lucas - Sitka Spruce & Mahogany

    Out of stock


    Another absolute stunner from Marc. The first thing that strikes me playing this beauty is the remarkable balance and individual note clarity, from the lowest to the highest note it has incredible definition and projection. Add the warmth and responsiveness of mahogany and you get a very versatile guitar.

    The playability is superb and it responds beautifully to everything from a pick to the lightest fingerstyle.

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

    Frets to the body - 13
    Scale length - 25.0"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.4mm
    Nut spacing - 7.5mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.4mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.0mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.75mm
    Lower bout width - 14 7/8"
    Upper bout width - 9.84"
    Body depth at base - 4.33"

    MoP logo - Sapele/Black/Maple purfling - Ebony bindings - Macassar Ebony headstock veneer - Macassar Ebony rear headstock veneer - Ebony w/Purflings backstrip - MoP position markers with side dots - Honduran rosewood rosette - Ebony bridge - Vintage Gotoh tuners - Black tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony w/MOP dot bridge pins - No pickguard


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  15. Beneteau OM - Alaskan Sitka Spruce & Padauk

    Beneteau OM - Alaskan Sitka Spruce & Padauk

    Out of 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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  16. 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.






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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.




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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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."

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  24. Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise

    Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise

    £4,350.00
     
    In stock
    Weber's Yellowstone in Adirondack/red spruce and beautiful flamed maple with an oval soundhole. Great looks - the honey and tortoise is one of my all time favourites - and oh that sound.

    Many oval hole mandolins (particularly flat - tops) lack definition and clarity and have hard wishy-washy bass, this beauty has fantastic balance with sweet and well defined bass notes, complex and warm mids and wonderful clear and characterful trebles.

    It comes with Weber's superb hardshell case.


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    Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & TortoiseWeber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & TortoiseWeber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise
  25. Rigel I-110 (used)

    Rigel I-110 (used)

    Out of stock
    Was £3250. Dusty Corner price £2495.

    I can still remember when I first saw a photo of Pete's I-110. I thought it was darn ugly. By the end of the day I had gone back to the photos many times and completely changed my mind. When I got the opportunity to buy it I snapped it up but unfortunately it's the victim of my latest thinning of the herd.. just too many at home..

    Believed to be one of only three made with this headstock design... I know I am going to regret this....

    Rigel I-110 (used)Rigel I-110 (used)Rigel I-110 (used)


  26. Gibson F4 1918

    Gibson F4 1918

    Out of stock
    Sold to Dave Pegg of Fairport Convention.

    1918 F4 that's seen some action. It structurally sound all round, with original tuners with the fantastic Handel buttons, original tailpiece and cover, later adjustable bridge and a modern shaped hardshell case.

    I love its well worn look and it sounds terrific, its warm and full with plenty of volume. A great price for a wonderful piece of history that has many a year of entertainment in it yet for players and audiences.

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  27. Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)

    Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)

    Out of stock
    In excellent condition, was £3795.

    This is Weber's top of the line A mandolin. Its a stunner and features a hand graduated and tuned solid Red Spruce/Adirondack top, hand scalloped spruce tone bars, flamed maple back and sides, "The Weber" script in MOP and Fern inlay in Abalone, cast Weber gold tailpiece, gold Grover tuners, Traditional Brekke Bridge and comes in a deluxe rectangular case.

    Its a Fern F5 without the strap hanger and around three grand less but has 'the sound', its punchy with enough chop to lay low a few ban*os, with a sweet and sublime power. A gentler approach yields a very sweet, rich and warm sound with great separation and balance. This is a truly outstanding all-rounder.

    Whether hunting ban*oes or serenading, this beauty will be a faithful and willing accomplice.

    Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)
    Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)
    Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)
  28. 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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    Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - soldPoling Sierra walnut/cedar - soldPoling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold
    Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold
  29. 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.

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    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)
    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)
  30. 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.





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  31. 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)


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