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Our vintage instrument inventory changes all the time and we have many antique and vintage guitars that have not

been repaired yet. If you don't find what you're looking for or want more pictures, please e-mail us. Need a job?

Check out our "As-Is" Dep't. at the end of this page.

Steel String Guitars

Check "In Stock" page for available Lehmann guitars.

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CSN. GRAMMER R-10 12-STRING, 1968-72. HSC &1850.
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Handmade in Nashville, this solid Brazilian Rosewood model was the best of their line.  It has a full balanced tone that is rich and warm.  The neck has been reset and the action is low and east to play.  The headstock has been reinforced with an inlaid backstrap of rosewood to repair a crack.  Well done and solid.  It is fit with a new set of black chrome Grover mini tuners.  Ebony fingerboard and bridge; frets recently leveled and in good condition.

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2573. FRAMUS NASHVILLE,JUMBO MODEL. ca. 1975. $785.
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16 3/8" wide body; spruce and curly German maple; maple neck; rosewood fingerboard and bridge; Great action; straight neck; Truss rod; 24 3/4" string length. The neck angle is good, finish shows some age crazing, everything is solid on this guitar. It has an under saddle pickup and a jack in the lower bout.
Built mit herz in the Heart of Bavaria!

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CSN. LEHMANN Gypsy Resonator, #344. 2002; HSC USED $2250
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AMAZING SOUNDING !!!!!  Huge rich tone, super lush and clear. Set up for slide playing.  The highly arched back lets the guitar lay
flat on your lap at a great playing angle.  spider bridge model;  bound ebony fingerboard with snowflake inlays;  curly mahogany
top and solid mahogany back and sides;  Gotoh enclosed tuners.   Lawrence pickup with vol/tone.  TKL hard case.  HANDMADE.

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CSN. KAY JUMBO, MODEL 8165. ca. 1965. $485.
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17" wide lower bout; 26" string length; ladder bracing; deep tone; all birch ply construction; brass frets, very good condition;
not played much; neck is pretty straight but not perfect, but it plays fine all the way up. cool tailpiece; no case.

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CSN.BI-CENTENNIAL 1776. Buck Owens. $295.
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Limited Edition! Model T-376 #599. Birch construction, Made in the USofA. Neck straight, plays easily. Repair near the
bottom of the heel. Pretty decent ring to it, really, and it's got looks to beat the (Marine) Band! Lower bout is 15.5" wide.
Ladder bracing.

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B.Lehmann Contempo #355, 2003 $4450. USED
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Curly domestic maple; Fine grained Sitka spruce top; golden amber finish; 17" width; deep cut-away; pernambuco wood binding;
walnut burl headplate; ebony fingerboard; ebony tailpiece; bound ff holes and fingerboard; gold & ebony tuners; banner inlays..
Lehmann Contempo
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The All Nighter Flat Boy, #472. , 2015. $1995. ON HOLD
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This All Nighter model features a center block of Spanish cedar running through the body to offer better feedback control. The bent side
construction and spruce top keep the weight way way low (6 pounds - even with heavy strings) and provide a great acoustic vibe. This
guitar has handwound Kent Armstrong split coil pickups for an amazing variety of tones. There are two push/pull pots and one tone control
with a 3-way flip switch. The neck is a maple/rosewood Mighty Mite bolt on with a custom "Lehmann Whoosh" headstock. The back and
sides are Brazilian Lacewood. The string length is 24 3/4" and the lower bout is 15 1/2". Comes with quality Ritter gig bag or deluxe TKL
hard case add $125.

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CSN. LEHMANN LANCE, 2009, used. HSC. $1550.
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This revolutionary design with all solid wood, bent side construction creates a 4 pound electric wonder! Fitted with a split coil soap-bar
Kent Armstrong pickup, a surprising variety of tones can be produced. There is plenty of volume to play acoustically, and the unique
spruce "cylinder top" makes The Lance extremely comfortable to hold. The back and sides are Lacewood, and the tailpiece
is chromed brass.  TKL hard shell case.

This model has a 25.5" string length, and the body width at the lower bout is 13". It is fit with a bolt on neck with a rosewood
fingerboard with mother of pearl lightning inlays. The tuning machines are light weight Kluson style.

This guitar was the prototype model and has developed several top cracks that are repaired.  Subsequent models used a less stressful
top radius which has solved this issue.

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CSN. GIBSON L-3, 1921, SSC. $.on hold
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Great Ragtime era guitar and early archtop design from Gibson. The L-3 features 13 3/4" wide lower bout and a 24" string length. The beautiful
dark red sunburst top features a racy 1920's pin-up girl decal. The back and sides are finished in deep mahogany colored finish. It has the original
one piece ebony bridge, and tailpiece with tortoise shell bar and pin set up. The large neck has a bound ebony fingerboard, and the tuners are
Golden Age antiqued reproductions. The inlaid tortoise shell pickguard is not original. The neck is straight, the fingerboard has been leveled, and
there are new frets. It plays easily and it's really fun to play with that old timey tone!
Gibson L-3

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Be sure to check out Bernie's handmade guitars on the "In Stock page.

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CSN. DeMARINO THINKINE CUSTOM. C. 1995 OHSC. $2150.

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John Lenon's luthier while in New York.  This is a finely built guitar with some unique features.  It is fitted with

active EMG pickups and Piezo crystal bridge saddles for a more acoustic tone.  There is a 5-way switch for the

EMG's and a 3-way pin switch to add the Piezo  at will.  The body is figured ash with a cloud maple cap, and

chambered inside.  The weight is a well balanced 6 lbs.  Ebony fingerboard with pearl dots; Sperzel locking

mini tuners.   This is a quality rig all the way.  Nice molded rectangular case.

 

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**********Classical Guitars
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BE SURE TO CHECK THE LEHMANN ANTIQUE REPRODUCTIONS OF 19TH CENTURY EARLY GUITARS ( HERE ).

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CSN. KAMOURASKA, CANADA. HSC $395.
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Mahogany sides and back; cedar top; all solid woods; a LaPatrie product. rosewood fingerboard; tortoise bindings; good tuners; open sounding.

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CSN. GIBSON MODEL A. 1918. HSC $1250.
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A workhorse of a mandolin! This mando has the open tone of a real player. The neck is straight and the action is perfect. The pickguard
has been altered for a pickup at some time. The back has been off and has been bound with ivoroid and black. Perhaps to fix the usual back shrinkage? All looks solid and good. Has the Gibson tailpiece cover and adjustable bridge! TKL Hard case.

 

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CSN. FAIRBANKS ELECTRIC, 1906, W/ REPRODUCTION NECK. $1500.
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Early version of the famous White Laydie Model with the scalloped tone ring. Electricity was the latest cool thing - you can't plug this one in!
Then again, it's loud enough that it may be hard to tell. 10 3/4" rim with a 26 scale neck made by Eastman; nice engraved inlays with the
gryphon and star pattern like the WL #2 Vega; all rim hardware is original; modern no-knot tailpiece; geared tuners; ebony fingerboard.
Original era hard case included.



 

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CSN. PARAMOUNT STYLE X, TENOR, 1930-35. OHSC. $895.
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Nice all original tenor banjo; 11 3/16" head; 23" scale; 3-piece walnut neck with rosewood fingerboard and pearloid headplate; Paige tuners;
walnut resonator; original tailpiece with mute attachment; neck straight; frets good; action just right.
Paramount Style X

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This & That

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BOOKS

Karl Jalovec German and Austrian Violin-Makers 1967. 439pp + 16pp line drawings; b/w plates & one in colour. Dust jacket tatty and torn,
boards and spine sunned on edges. $200.

Hill, The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, 1973 ed.
173pp. many color plates and sepia photos; very good condition; no dust jacket. $100.

Hill, Antonio Stradivari, his life and work (1644-1737), second edition, 1909. 319pp. Black and white engravings; Some wear and fading to cover. $125.

John H. Fairfield, Known Violin Makers, First Edition, 1942.  $10.

J.Mattiello, Protective and Decorative Coatings, Vol.1: Raw materials for Varnishes and Vehicles, 1947. $10.

Photos upon request

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