Instruments for sale or trade

Updated 01/23/2020

If interested in any of these, I'll gladly email URL's for more photos.

Nichols Road F-5 mandolin, 2011, red spruce top, flamed maple back, sides and neck, ebony fingerboard, James tailpiece, 9+/10, black hard case. Nice condition, minor aging of the finish, no nicks, chips or other damage, very little fret wear. It has a bound ebony pickguard or fingerrest. Peghead has the Loar style torch. Keys and neck view I'll put fresh strings on it before I ship it. $2995 plus UPS insured shipping

Guild Dreadnought Herringbone guitar, S/N A0620007, ca. 1992 , original Guild hard case. $1495 plus shipping (add $800 for Price fiberglass case).

Taylor grand auditorium cutaway electric/acoustic guitar, S/N , ca. 1992 , original Taylor hard case. $1795 plus shipping (add $800 for Price fiberglass case).

Vega TubaPhone, five string conversion 89701, 1929 , TKL tweed hard case. Artist pot, gold plating, carved mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard, engraved pearl inlays. Ivoroid buttons on engraved tuners, wonderfully carved heel. $2500 plus shipping (add $700 for Price fiberglass case).

Vega Whyte Laydie #7, five string conversion 74239, 1927 , TKL tweed hard case. 11 1/2" Whyte Laydie #7 pot, nickel plating, carved three piece bookmatched curly maple neck, ebony fingerboard, prewar Planets with mother of pearl buttons, wonderfully carved heel. New TKL case $3500 plus shipping.

Price Knight banjo, 1983 , East Indian one piece neck and resonator veneer, gold sparkle purfling, lacquer finish, flat Brazilian fingerboard with gold and figured white MOP fleur-de-lis inlays, SL-5 tailpiece, virtually new, black hard case. I built this for a personal instrument right before I went back on active duty, and it doesn't have more than an hour's playing time. Last week I put my current Price Classic tone ring in it, and even the vintage Gibson guys at SPBGMA gave it high marks. It's deep and rich, powerful. On loan to grandson

Price Deluxe mandolin, 1997 , Port Orford cedar top, Oregon flamed myrtle back, sides and neck, violin oil varnish finish, arched fingerboard with cloud inlays, two piece Tradition F-5 tailpiece, 9+/10, black hard case. Not mint condition, but certainly EXC, this has been my personal instrument for some time. It really gets the job done, plays like butter, wonderful balance across the strings and up and down the neck. $7500

Vega Little Wonder 5-string banjo conversion S/N 92830, Wyatt Fawley Two Star maple neck, with repro Whyte Laydie scalloped ring installed in the original Little Wonder rim, original dowel stick, repro No Knot tailpiece, 5/8" bridge, ebony fingerboard with engraved inlays, Five Star Planet tuners with white buttons, geared fifth, Elite head, Vega style armrest, TKL tweed hard case. Back view Rim view $895 plus $55 UPS Ground within the lower 48.

Berthold Sandner viola bow, Pernambuco wood with sterling mounts, straight, nearly new hair, outstanding bow at a reasonable price $495

Maestro Vasile Gliga of Romania 4/4 violin, 1998, all ebony fittings, fingerboard, tailpiece. New rectangular hard case with Cordura cover, holds four bows.. This is the finest piece of violin craftsmanship I've ever seen, ebony button collar, crisp clean edges and glorious wood. Setup with Thomastik Dominant perlon strings $1995 back view

Price Classic 75 banjo, NEW, Cooperman submerged wood, hide-glue rim, Cox resonator with submerged wood side walls, Price Classic tone ring, SL-5 tailpiece, Honduras mahogany neck and resonator with twin concentric rings, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, Planet tuners, ivoroid buttons, geared fifth, spikes 7, 9, 10, ivory nut, TKL hard case. Replica of RB-75, but "Price" logo on peghead and "CLASSIC 75" on MOP block at 21st fret. Used as personal banjo for several shows. Back view PERSONAL USE

I take tradeins...U. S. made, quality instruments only (Kentucky KM-1500 mandolins or Gold Star banjos considered)

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