Thursday, March 28, 2019

Coming Around Again

It's as nostalgic as the song at the WMC these days with these two instruments landing here for a second try:

At top we have a 2008 Taylor 512ce in beautiful condition with original case.
Below a Mid Missouri Mandolins M-2 mandolin (now called Big Muddy) in all solid maple back and sides, solid spruce top also in excellent condition.
Just like the first time we sold them, we've given each instrument a full setup and new strings.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

It's Little Wonder these banjos are so popular...

ca.1920's Vega Tenor banjo just in today on consignment:

This rare beauty includes a hard case. *SOLD*

Monday, March 11, 2019

Boomerang Taylor 12-String

We've just been visited by an old 'friend', a Taylor 12-string acoustic electric 12-fret model 562ce on consignment this week (the original owner purchased it new from us in 2016). In pristine condition with original case. If you've never played one of Taylor's 12/12's now's the time since there are currently two in the shop, the other a new 352ce. They feel more like a parlor guitar with extra strings than a chimey, full bodied 12-string.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Guild M-20

It's finally here, the Guild M-20! 

A classic returns from Guild's 'back catalog' but this time revived with modern playability, reliability and vintage charm. Everything you remember about playing a vintage M-20 is present here with greater tonal 'shape' and presence. Hear why this classic model forged inroads in so many styles of music from folk, rock, blues, and everything else between. 

More from the Guild website:

"Guild’s iconic M-20 was the first guitar off the production line in 1967, when the company had grown so much that they relocated to a new factory in Westerly, RI. Nearly 50 years later, history has repeated itself in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in California. The M-20 is a concert size acoustic guitar built with solid mahogany top, back, and sides, informally nicknamed “the Nick Drake guitar” for its inclusion on the album art for Drake’s album, Bryter Layter. It features a rosewood bridge and fingerboard, bone nut and saddle, and an extremely light satin finish that allows this guitar to truly sing. The M-20’s modest appointments include a vintage style rosette and Guild’s peak logo inlaid in mother-of-pearl on the headstock. Each M-20 comes with a hand-signed, numbered certificate of authenticity, and ships with a hardshell case. Available in Natural, Vintage Sunburst, Natural with LR Baggs pickup (M-20E Nat), and Sunburst with LR Baggs pickup (M-20E VSB)."

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Used, Consigned & One of a Kind

Lovely used Guild in this week from the original owner purchased from us about four years ago. *SOLD*

It's great to see fine quality, well maintained used guitars coming in on consignment or trade these days. Part of our focus is to provide instruments we know you'll enjoy years after the sale. We make sure every used guitar is adjusted and ready to go which is part of our agreement with both the seller and the customer. If an instrument doesn't meet our thorough inspection we may pass on taking it in.