Martin 1941 D-18 Mahogany Dreadnought Very good condition - Adirondack Spruce top, backward shifted scalloped bracing, 1 11/16'' nut width, old overspray top, replaced bridge and correct Maple bridge plate, new saddle, replaced Waverly oval tuners and slight hairline crack on back of headstock that has no structure value. All repairs professionally done and the overall sound is extremely strong. Very loud, dry warm and woody tone, responds as it should, plays wonderfully because of the recent neck set and is ready for the next 75 years of that ancient tone to flow out. Want that old Bluegrass & old Country tone, then this is your guitar. Comes with old hard case.
Product ID: A1006
Ellis F-5 Special Mandolin New - If you have ever desired an Ellis mandolin, then this is the one. Made with Tom's special reserve woods and contains highly flamed one piece Maple back, sides and neck, choice grain Adirondack Spruce top, Ebony abbreviated fingerboard, Ebony full contact traditional adjustable bridge, triple bound top, sided & peghead, "James" gold tailpiece, Ebony hand made abbreviated triple bound pickguard, Waverly gold tuners with Pearl buttons, "Fern" peghead inlay& Cremona brown varnish finish. Full of that very primitive tone that emits a "woody, dry and clear projection. Powerful delivery that quickly fills the area you are in. We think this is the best sounding specimen we have received from Tom as it simply grabs you with the first chop. This one gets into your head quickly and will snap attention as soon as it is engaged. Priced with Hiscox black square hard case.
Product ID: S304
Martin 1945 D-18 Mahogany Dreadnought Very good condition - Adirondack top, tapered bracing, 1 11/16'' nut width, appears to be original tuners with plastic buttons and no bushings, back has been replaced by Martin, neck reset and new frets also done by Martin, original pickguard, small Maple bridge appears to be original and honest pick scratches on top around sound hole, below pickguard and bass side of bridge. A huge sound that is dry and woody along with great response. and plays like silk. Even with the back replaced, it still retains that 71 year old highly regarded ancient tone and aggressive volume.
Product ID: A1007