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  1. Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)

    Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)

    £2,995.00
     
    In stock
    Gorgeous distressed finish Vintage A octave mandolin in excellent condition, 22" inch scale with original case. Hand graduated spruce top and solid flamed maple back and sides. The top, back, neck and headstock are bound, the fretboard is radiussed ebony and it has a solid/cast stainless steel tailpiece, dual action truss rod, Grover tuners, 'The Weber' and flowerpot headstock inlay.

    From Acoustic reviewer Steve Bennett. "It has a very rich tone with fantastic clarity and beautiful sustain with that elusive vintage old time tone. Warmth and clarity in one package, hard to beat." With the K&K pickup it sounds just as good plugged in.


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    Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)
    Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)
  2. Martin OO-18 1956 - sold

    Martin OO-18 1956 - sold

    Out of stock
    This beauty was born in the same year as me, tho' it sounds and looks considerably better for its 21 years (?) than I do. In good condition with original case it has non original Waverly tuners but no issues. It has that much sought after vintage Martin sound in bucket loads...

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  3. Collings Waterloo Stella Deluxe - Spruce & Cherry

    Collings Waterloo Stella Deluxe - Spruce & Cherry

    Out of stock
    The new WL-S Deluxe possesses a richness, dimensionality, and warmth that must be heard to be believed. Inspired by ornately appointed Stella guitars from the 1930’s, the WL-S features intricate wood purflings and custom acrylic inlays for an appearance to match its detailed tone. A hand rubbed varnish finish completes the WL-S both aesthetically and tonally, with a beautiful vintage patina and acoustical excitability that brings out the nuances of this ladder braced design. A solid cherry wood back and sides further enhance the unique character of this guitar, providing exceptional balance and articulation.

    All WL-S models feature a vintage correct “Soft-V” neck profile with a carbon fiber T-Bar, a slotted headstock, and a pyramid bridge with a cutthrough saddle. Hardshell TKL case included.

    All Waterloo models are handmade in Austin, Texas.


    Top: Solid Spruce
    B&S: Solid Cherry
    Bracing: Vintage style Ladder Brace
    Colour: Vintage Toner
    Binding: Ivoroid on Body, Soundhole, Neck and Peghead
    Bridge: Ebony Pyramid, 2 3/8” Spacing
    Bridge Pins: Ebony
    Saddle: Cut-through Bone
    Finish: Vintage style hand polished varnish
    Neck: Solid Mahogany w/slot Peghead
    Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
    Nut: 1 3/4” Bone
    Neck Reinforcement: Carbon Fibre T-Bar
    Fingerboard Inlays: Deluxe Acrylic Floral pattern
    Neck Profile: Vintage correct “Soft V”
    Scale Length: 24 7/8”
    Fretwire: Medium 18% Nickel-Silver
    Logo: Stencil “Waterloo”
    Tuner: Golden Age Restoration



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  4. Northfield Octave Mandolin in Maple

    Northfield Octave Mandolin in Maple

    £4,975.00
     
    In stock
    With a 22" scale length this is a very easy playing octave mandolin. The tone is rich and full with great projection.

    Here is what Northfield have to say about it.

    In creating our octave mandolin, we’ve pulled together a variety of specs and influences to create something with a unique voice and aesthetic. We found inspiration in vintage archtop and tenor guitars.

    The ergonomics and size of the instrument needed to be considered carefully to not only ensure incredible sound, but also be comfortable for a mandolin player—this was often overlooked when it came to guitar bodied octave mandolins. The scale length and fretting hand stretch is always a consideration with octave mandolins, but equally important for comfortable playing is how the right arm reaches around the body of the instrument. The dimensions and flat back of our octave mandolin body yield something quite different than what is found on the market today.

    As a reference we looked at C2 and C4 Martin guitars from the 1930s—these instruments were archtop guitars based on the body frame of a flat top guitar. We were able to get our hands on two original tops which had been removed from these Martin models by our good friend Joe Konkoly, head of the world renowned Elderly Instruments repair shop. Joe is a master luthier specializing in large jobs like converting the 30’s era Martin archtops to flattops as desired by many modern day players. While the Martin archtops are largely overlooked amongst other vintage examples, we recognized some very unique and desirable design qualities. They had a very unusual geometry to the arching of the top as well as the graduation. This arching, particularly the high peak of the arch running down the center of the instrument, yields a vibrant high end frequency response quite suitable for the octave mandolin. Increasing the volume of the instrument while keeping the balance and the articulation across all the strings was very important to us.

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  5. Gibson H2 Mandola 1921 - Sunburst (used)

    Gibson H2 Mandola 1921 - Sunburst (used)

    Out of stock
    Excellent condition 1921 H2 mandola, still with the original shine. All original; tuners, tuner pegs, pickguard and clamp, tailpiece and cover and bridge with a modern case.

    This one has that amazing vintage Gibson mandola tone, lots of deep and resonant bases with full mids and trebles and a little extra sparkle and crispness giving it very good projection.

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  6. Gibson A1 Mandolin 1908 (used)

    Gibson A1 Mandolin 1908 (used)

    Out of stock
    This is an early Gibson A style mandolin with "pumpkin" top and Orville Gibson's picture on the label. The mandolin has the first version of the elevated pickguard but it is missing the clamp. The tailpiece cover is the earliest version that is a bit more ornate. The original bridge height is a full 3/4". The finish is great and the top is fully arched with no sinking. This a great playing antique instrument. Classic vintage Gibbo tone, lots of that wonderful deep and resonant bass, warm and sweet mids and clear trebles.

    Gibson A1 Mandolin 1908 (used)Gibson A1 Mandolin 1908 (used)Gibson A1 Mandolin 1908 (used)


  7. Rigel Q95 Espresso con Pana - Cream Top with Petite Bouche (used)

    Rigel Q95 Espresso con Pana - Cream Top with Petite Bouche (used)

    Out of stock
    The Rigel Q95 is also known as the Gypsy Q. It was designed by Ted Eschliman of JazzMando.com. They were voiced by Pete to have the sweet sound of vintage oval-hole mandolins. This is the "Espresso con Pana," cream top with ‘Petite Bouche’ sound hole. It is a wrench to let it go from my collection but sometimes needs must. It is carved from select, highly-figured Vermont rock maple and Adirondack spruce with a maple neck with graphite reinforced truss rod, radiused ebony fingerboard, gold Grover tuners and Rigel tailpiece, abalone diamond-pattern inlays’ internal piezo pickup and hardshell case.

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  8. 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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  9. Beneteau Nick Lucas - Sitka Spruce & Mahogany

    Beneteau Nick Lucas - Sitka Spruce & Mahogany

    £2,775.00
     
    In 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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  10. 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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  11. Gibson A4 Red Burst 1915 (used)

    Gibson A4 Red Burst 1915 (used)

    Out of stock
    Double bound body, red sunburst on spruce top, bound oval soundhole, 3 ring rosette, mahogany neck, bound ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 24 frets (professional re-fret), original tailpiece cover and bridge, fleur-de-lis and logo inlays, 4-on-a-plate tuners with Handel inlaid tuner buttons. In excellent condition with low action.

    It sounds fantastic, lots of that great vintage gibbo tone with solid bases, sweet mids and clear trebles.

    With original case (not the modern one shown in the photos).

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  12. 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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  13. 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)


  14. 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



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  15. Weber Bitterroot F5 - F Style - F Hole

    Weber Bitterroot F5 - F Style - F Hole

    £3,795.00
     
    In stock
    Another gorgeous Bitterroot F5 with solid spruce top, solid flamed maple back and sides, all hand carved in Bend Oregon US of A and tone bar braced with a matte finish. It features a radiussed and bound ebony fretboard, Grover tuners, solid/cast tailpiece and the amazing ebony Brekke bridge that enables action adjustments while under full string tension! It has a very open sound, deep and warm basses, rich, vibrant mids and sweet, clean trebles. Great chop and cut for bluegrass with depth and resonance for other styles. I think this is about the best value F5 that I regularly have in stock. With a Weber hardshell case.

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