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Collings C-10 Custom 1991 - The C-10 is a Gibson-style guitar based on a L-OO model.  It features mahogany sides/back, Sitka spruce top, ebony fingerboard, transparent red finish, and white pearloid pickguard with matching headstock.  This is one of the earliest Collings guitars ever sold in Hawaii.  It has a three digit serial number!  With it's well balanced tone, this one is a finger picker's dream.  EC, HSC $3750.


GL Polhamus & Co. 2015 - Built on the Big Island.  It features a long 14 fret OOO body, figured Hawaiian koa sides/back, spruce top, koa binding with herringbone trim. EC, HSC $2495.

Jose Luis Diaz Classical 1986 - Diaz is a Mexican builder who makes traditional and flamenco guitars.  This one has rosewood sides and back with a cedar top.  There's a lot of wear and finish checking all over the instrument, but no physical cracks.  The tone is balanced and responsive.  Full bass with singing trebles.  This one will not win any beauty contests, but the sound will steal your heart.  GC, HSC $1150.

Larrivee JCL Reissue 2008
- A 40th anniversary reissue of a classic Larrivee with Indian rosewood sides/back and Sitka spruce top. NMC, HSC $2495.

Martin Custom 2012 - A Style O 12-fret guitar with mahogany sides/back. cedar top, cutaway, Fishman pickup.  EC, HSC $2995

Martin DCPA3 2010 - Back when Martin introduced the Performing Artist series, the Style 3 models were priced between the top of the line DCPA1 and the less expensive DCPA4.  The cutaway Style 3 was made with rosewood sides/back, a Sitka spruce top, and is equipped with a Fishman Aura system.  The pickguard has been replaced.  EC, HSC $1295.

Martin D-15 1997
- Here's a classic all mahogany dreadnaught that's been around the block a few times.  No cracks or damage like that.  Just lots of sweat marks and discoloration in the semi-gloss finish.  GC, HSC $795.

Martin D-18 1940 - It’s a classic D-18 with no frills and a lot of tone in original condition.  EC, HSC $19,500.

Martin HD-28 2002 -  One of Martin's more popular dreadnaughts with classic herringbone trim, scalloped bracing, and rosewood sides/back. EXC, HSC $1995.

Martin D-37K2 1980 - In the late 70s, Martin decided to bring back Hawaiian koa guitars.  This model was the top of the line with it's figured koa body, and multi-ply binding. VGC, HSC $2995.

Martin J12-15 2000 - The all mahogany 15 series have always been popular among Martin fans.  Here's their take on a "jumbo 12-string" guitar.  The square shouldered jumbo body has mahogany sides/back/top and tortoise-style guard.  The semi-gloss finish is showing wear with sweat marks and other discoloration.  GC+, GB $595.

Martin OMC-16RE Premium 2005 - Here's a deal for you.  A OM cutaway with rosewood sides/back and a Fishman Prefix Blend system.  There's one repaired top crack, but everything else is solid on this instrument.  If you are looking for a player's instrument, you should look at this one seriously.  VGC+ HSC  $1095.

Martin OMC-28E 2016 - Barely one year old, this cutaway acoustic-electric is equipped with the latest Fishman pickup system.  It features rosewood sides/back, Sitka spruce top, ebony fingerboard, and a 1 3/4 inch nut.  EC HSC $2195.

Ovation Model 1767 Legend 1989 - The classic Ovation acoustic electric cutaway model with tobacco sunburst finish.  VGC+, HSC $750.

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