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USED 1999 Ovation 1861 Standard Balladeer acoustic/electric guitar (sn 537203) Made in the USA. Solid Sitka spruce top, mahogany neck, super shallow cutaway body, composite back, OP-24+ pre amp. Absolute near mint codition with excellent set up and new strings. Includes original hard case. (Was $495) Now $449

Coming soon:

1964 Gibson SG Special 

1972 Vega (Martin) Wonder 5-string banjo 

Peavey fretless bass 

2009 Epiphone Les Paul

NEW AXL AAG30 combo amplifier 30 watts, Powerful and lightweight. Clean and overdrive channels, controls for gain, volume, bass, mid and treble, CD input and headphone output. $79.99

USED 1880s Unmarked fretless Minstrel-era openback 6-string banjo 

Most likely English-made. Flush fret, thin 11.5" rim, 25" scale, 10 brackets, bone tailpiece and ancient (probably original) skin head. All matching hooks, nuts and shoes. Nice, original banjo from the end of the minstrel era that's a good player. Includes the original case as well! (Was $695) Now $595

Here's a link to a Youtube video of banjo historian, Greg Adams, playing this banjo in our shop a couple of years ago: 


Price Reductions

New Arrivals

USED Virgin V555 acoustic guitar ​Gloss black finish with cream colored binding. Action is low and easy to play. The guitar's previous owner affixed a sticker of the crest of the band "For King & Country". Great starter guitar. $79

USED c. 1897 SS Stewart Special Thoroughbred openback 5-string banjo (sn 19513) High grade of ornamentation for this model. 10 5/8" spunover rim, 26.75" scale, straight cherry neck with ebony fingerboard, great frets, fancy fingerboard m.o.p. inlay as well as double flower pot peghead inlay, Common Sense tailpiece with rosette, engraved outer rim and fancy marquetry inside rim, exquisitely carved heel, all original hooks and nuts, top frosted head. New set up, fine player. There's an amateurish peghead repair (which is solid, but could be redone) and a small piece of pearl missing from the 22nd fret. Overall, this is a nice, original and fine player. Includes a lightweight case made for a resonator banjo, but has padding​​. $995

USED 1964 Gibson EM-150 electric mandolin  A-style, sunburst finish. Double bound body, spruce top, maple back and sides, P90 pickup, Gibson logo tailpiece cover. Minimal fret wear. Nice player in super condition and decent set up. Includes original hardshell case. (Was $1295) Now $1049

USED 2012 Deering Sierra openback 5-string banjo  ​​This is one powerhouse of an openback! 11" 3-ply violin grade maple rim and mahogany neck. Deering -06- 20 hole bell bronze tone ring, planetary tuners, railroad spikes at the 7th, 9th and 10th frets, fancy engraved inlays in peghead and fingerboard, satin finish. Includes Deering hardshell case. Near new condition and great set up. (Was $1749) Now $1475

Updated June 24, 2017

USED 1990s Ovation 1712 Custom Balladeer acoustic/electric guitar Deep bodied, spruce top, composite back and sides, fancy soundhole rosette, Schaller tuning machines, 3-band eq. Excellent condition. Includes original hard case. (Was $495) Now $395

USED 1968 Epiphone E230TD-C Casino semi hollow body electric guitar (sn 060730) Made by Gibson in Kalamazoo. Cherry finish, maple body, mahogany neck. Two P-90 single coil pickups, each with separate volume and tone controls. Tremolo tailpiece. Straight neck, great frets and set up. Includes (probably original) period case. (Was $4495) Now $3795