THE FOLK STORE SAMPLE INVENTORY – MAY 10, 2014 More info: or 816-221-3655

THE FOLK STORE
SAMPLE INVENTORY – MAY 10, 2014
More info: [email protected] or 816-221-3655
Guitar
1980’s Fender
Esquire
soft case
Early Japan Fender Reissue w/upgraded Nocaster Bridge Pickup. Body cut for an add-on
front humbucker. Sweet Esquire!
$1100
Guitar
2000 Fender
1952 Nocaster (Custom Shop)
Hard Fender Case
2000 Fender Custom Shop 1952 Nocaster Relic. No changes. w/ Fender Hard Shell
Case
$2500
Guitar
2005 Fender
Fender Stratocaster (Custom Shop)
Hard Fender Case
From the Fender Custom Shop - Gold hardware, matching headstock. Fast neck.
$2250
Guitar
1966 Fender
Coronado 12 String
Hard Case
Original Fender Coronado XII 12-string electric guitar in very nice condition, set up and
ready to play.
With hardshell case.
$1600
Banjo
1965 Gibson
Mastertone Bowtie
Hard Banjo Case
Like Earl Scruggs played on the Beverly Hillbillies w/bowtie inlays - all original. Flange
has crack in the
metal, but it does not effect the sound or playability of this great vintage banjo.
$2500
Guitar
1975 Gibson
Les Paul Signature Gold Top
Gibson Hard Case
Gibson Les Paul Signature model, Goldtop, Semi Hollowbody archtop, Rare model,
Rectangular pickups
embossed with Gibson logo. Very nice condition.
$3500
Guitar
1965 Gibson
ES 330
Non Original Hard Shell Case
Vintage 1964 Gibson ES-330TD. Near perfect condition.
$3500
Guitar
2008 Gibson
J 160E John Lennon Model
Gibson Hard Case
A true classic and a real player. One of the most famous Gibson acoustic models of all
time. This is the
real deal!
$2000
Guitar
2007 Taylor
GA7 Grand Auditorium
Taylor Hard Case
The Grand Auditorium body shape has been a mainstay of Taylor's Acoustic/Electric line
of guitars for
several years. This guitar pairs a Cedar top with Indian Rosewood back and sides and
comes equipped
with the Taylor Expression System.
$2500
Guitar
1999 Fender
SubSonic Baritone
Fender Hard Case
1 year only model Strat w/a 28" scale, it has a very grainey Indian Rosewood fingerboard
on a maple
neck, 2 single coils & 1 Humbucking pickup. Very rare guitar!
$1450
Guitar
1975 Ibanez
ST 300
Ibanez Hard Case
Maple & Walnut w/ 24 fret neck. Build-in EQ and boost. A classic guitar from the best
days of Ibanez.
$750
Guitar
1959 Fender
Jazzmaster
Hard Case
Refinished. All original parts. New frets. This may be the best guitar you will ever play.
Original tweed
case in rough shape.
$4000
Guitar
1944 Martin
0-18
Martin Case
Fantastic sounding Martin. Major headstock repair and rebuild by master luthier Tommy
George.
$2600
Pedal Steel
1972 Sho-Bud
Pro 1
Hard Case
10 string, 3 pedals, 4 knee levers. Great for starter or a pro player.
$1200
Pedal Steel
2005 Lone Star
Single 10
Road Case
Custom made in Austin Texas for reduced size and weight. 10 string, 3 pedals, 4 knee
levers, two cases
(road case & small case)
$1300
Guitar
1950’s Gibson
ES 140
No
1950's Gibson ES-140 3/4 Sunburst Archtop Electric Guitar. Neck has been broken and
fixed in a
amateur way by gluing and putting an oversized truss rod cover with 3 bolt going
completely though
headstock. Condition: Fixer Upper
$800
Lap Steel
1960’s Fender
Double 8
yes
1960s Fender Double-Neck 8-String Walnut Stain Steel Guitar. Very good, all original,
double eight
console steel. Original legs and hard case included.
$1200
guitar
1959 Dan Electro
Convertible
original gig bag
1959 Danelectro Convertible Natural Electric Guitar. Appears to be all original. There is
one big flaw,
there is a dent/crack left side lower body, but still plays fine.
$500
lap steel
Epiphone Alkire
Eharp
hard shell case
Vintage single pickup Epiphone Alkire Eharp White Lap Steel Guitar Very clean with
minimal play wear.
No legs. Very rare!
$650
guitorgan
1960’s Guitorgan
B300
yes
Vintage Guitorgan B300 Black Electric Guitar & Pedal # 1008640. Comes with original
pedal. Medium
play wear with minimal checking overall. Missing one knob. Added switches to headstock
at nut on both
sides. Right side switch is missing. Metal is showing signs of age. Medium belt buckle
rash on back.
Comes with cable in hard case. Gig bag. Condition: Good
$1000
guitar
2004 Gretsch
White Falcon Acoustic
Hard Shell Case
This rare beauty was only manufactured for a couple of years and is the White Falcon
version of the
famous Gretsch Rancher. Ready to rock!
$1950
guitar
1967 Gretsch
12 string electric
Hard Shell Case
Very rare Gretsch 12 string electric Great condition.
$2300
guitar
1966 Gibson
Trini Lopez
w/new hardshell case
A beautiful vintage Gibson Trini Lopez in excellent condition. Rare Burgundy Mist color,
rare guitar,
sweet as it gets.
$4000
Acoustic Guitar
1974 Gallagher
G-5012
Hardshell
Likely the very first Gallagher 12-string made. Grandson Gallagher dates this to approx
1974. Includes a
letter from JW Gallagher to the original buyer. Neck reset by Keith George. Sweet guitar!
$2200
Guitar
1917 Gibson
U Harp Guitar
w/Original Hardshell Case
Very rare 1917 Gibson, All-original finish is nicked, scratched, and weather checked.
Original tailpiece,
bridge, and hardware. Original hard case included. Very playable.
$8500
banjo
1927 Gibson
TB4 Conversion
yes
1927 Gibson TB-4 Converted to 5 string by Frank Neat. Chalk serial number still intact
inside resonator.
Two piece flange. No hole arch-top tone ring. All metal parts in good condition. Top of the
Gibson pre-war
banjo line.
$4800
Steel Guitar
1953 Fender
Stringmaster Triple Neck
yes
1953 Fender Stringmaster Steel Three Neck Butterscotch Blonde Lap Steel Guitar,
#0695. No visible
changes or modifications. Legs are included. Original hard case included. Condition: Very
Good.
1750
banjo
1963 Gibson
175 Long Neck
Hard Shell Case
1963 Gibson 175 Brown Stain Long Neck Archtop 5-String Banjo w/brass tone ring. Much
like what Pete
Seeger plays.
$1200
guitar
1920 Gibson
Style O
Mismatched Case
1920s Gibson Style O Artist Sunburst Archtop Acoustic Guitar, Original label is fifty
percent missing
hence questionable serial number. Very aged and checked finish. Body repair by Joe
Glaser, Refret by
Steve Newman. This is a player!
$6000
dobro
1980 Dobro
8 string
Hard Shell Case
Rare 8 string dobro. Great for acoustic country in the Hank Williams style.
$1500
Banjo
2005 Frank Neat
Top Tension
Hard Shell Case
Styled like a vintage Gibson Style 7 and put together by the legendary Frank Neat. This
banjo is very
similar to the banjo played by The Punch Brother’s Noam Pikelny.
$3000
Banjo
1920’s Gibson
Style 3 Conversion
Hard Shell Case
1920's Gibson Style 3 Brown Stain Tenor Banjo in excellent condition w/orginal ball
bearing tone ring.
Added Frank Neat custom neck in 2012. Original neck included.
$4000
Banjo Mandilon
1920’s Gibson
Banjo Mandolin
hard shell case
All original in near mint condition w/ the original case.
$1200
Banjo
2012 Nechville
25th Anniversary Phantom
Hard Shell Case
Each component of the banjo is shaped by Tom Nechville’s sense of optimal design and
features a
tunneled fifth string and compound radiused fingerboard. Plus a golden maple finish for
the neck and
resonator. Limited production/only 25 manufactured.
$4000
Guitar
2005 Gibson
Vegas
Hard Shell Case
A very cool limited edition guitar that is cross between a 335 and a Les Paul. Very rare
natural finish.
$2100
Guitar
2005 Gibson
RD3
Hard Shell Case
Very rare short run Gibson with three matching P90 pickups.
$1300
Guitar
1969 neck/non Fender body Fender
Telecaster
Hard Shell Case
Beautiful custom finish with vintage 69 Tele neck and what appear to be Bardon pickups.
Great sound
and a fantastic stage look.
$2200
Banjo
1930’s Gibson
6 string banjo
hard shell case
Cool vintage Gibson 6 string banjo. Tunes and plays like a guitar.
$1200
Banjo Uke
1900’s Gibson
Banjo Ukulele
no case
Ready to be reconditioned for the stage. All original parts included except the bridge.
$650
Guitar
1955 Gretsch
Country Club - Cadillic Green
Original Hard Shell Case
The top of the line from 1955 in near perfect condition. One replaced tuner button.
Refurbished in 1960
by Gretsch. There are two stickers.
$7500
Mandolin
2013 Loar
LM-520-VS
no case
$733
Lap Steel
2013 Recording King
RG-32-SN
no case
$239
Dobro
2013 Recording King
RM-991-S (Tricone Squareneck)
no case
$1133
Guitar
2013 Loar
LO-216-BK
no case
$450
Guitar
2013 Recording King
RD-06
no case
$400
Dobro
2013 Recording King
RR-60-VS Squareneck Resonator
no case
$667
Banjo
2013 Recording King
RK-O25-BR (Openback Banjo)
no case
$733
Guitar
2013 Recording King
ROS-16
no case
$533
guitar
1985? Ventura
V-6
no case
Great beginners or travel guitar. Easy to play. Stays in tune.
150
Guitar
1940’s Hawaiian
Square Neck
no case
Beautiful old Hawaiian Square Neck acoustic guitar. Rich full sound, but very lightweight
guitar.
$325
non pedal steel
Epiphone Alkire
E-Harp
hard shell case w/legs
Vintage double pickup Epiphone Alkire Eharp Cream Non Pedal Steel Guitar Very clean
with minimal
play wear. Includes legs. Very rare!
$760
guitar
1990’s Segovia
sj-91
chipboard
Dreadnought style. Great vintage sound without the vintage price.
$200
dobro
Oahu
square neck
w/chipboard case
Nice old square neck acoustic. A relic from the Hawaiian Guitar scare of the 50’s...
$225
guitar
1929 Martin
2-15
chipboard case
1929 Martin 2-15 Natural Acoustic Guitar, Serial # 39136. Refinished. Oversized bridge.
Neck and
fingerboard are not Martin. Neck has been reshaped.
$2250
Guitar
2013 Loar
LH-309-VS
no case
Loar Archtop w/P90. Carved Spruce Top, Maple Back & Sides, Mahogany Neck. As close
to an old
Gibson as it gets.
$867
Cigar Box Guitar
2013 St. Blues
Cigar Box
no case
St. Blues took what they know about making some of the best guitars in the world and put
that knowledge
to building a cigar box guitar that would be a serious guitar for real players.
$350
guitar
1965 Gibson/Kalamazoo
KG-1
Original Chipboard Case
Beautiful mid 60’s Kalamazoo. All original except bridge.
$650
Guitar
1966 Fender
12 String
soft bass case
Beautiful Shoreline Gold refinished original Fender 12 string “hocky puck” guitar. All
original parts.
$3500
Guitar
1967 Gibson
B-45 12-N 12
non original hard shell case
Awesome 12 string acoustic guitar from the 1960's. Has a warmth and full sound. The
smaller body
gives it a nice tightness as well. The neck has a great feel and the action is low for jangly
chord playing.
A very playable guitar.
$1100
Guitar
1950’s Harmony
Broadway
no case
1950’s Harmony archtop acoustic guitar – the “ BROADWAY “ Model Jazz Guitar. Setup
by Keith
George and ready to play.
$550
Dobro
1990 Dobro
Squareneck
hard case
6 string Dobro in perfect condition. Comes with a bar and new strings.
$1000
amp
1967 Fender
Bandmaster
The item speaks for itself! It is a Blonde Bandmaster made by Fender. This is your
chance to own a
piece of vintage gear!
$625
Guitar
2001 Seagull
Artist Rosewood/Spruce
Hard Case
Superb strummer and picker. Great for any style of music.
$1050
guitar
1959 Gibson
Melody Maker
no case
First year Melody Maker! Recently restored by Keith George. A true classic 50’s Gibson
electric guitar
for under $1500.
$1450
guitar
1967 Guild
T100
no case
Very rare factory black ‘67 Guild T-100 w/ 2 pickups. All original - all cool! This is a player.
$1550
guitar
1934 Gibson
L-50
w/ original case
Vintage Gibson Archtop. Original Sunburst Finish, Arched Spruce Top, Soft V Profile
Neck, Rosewood
Fingerboard, original case.
$1750
bass guitar
1998 Fender
Jazz Bass
hard shell case
Clean and all original with an attractive see through blonde finish. A few minor scuffs and
dings but no
damage or repairs. Made in USA!
$1250
lap steel guitar
1960 Fender
Stringmaster 8 string
original hard shell case
Vintage Fender Stringmaster 8-String Lap Steel Guitar. Clean lap steel w/ only minor
nicks and dings to
the finish. Legs and original hard case included
$1350
dobro
1940’s Bronson
Square Neck
chipboard case
Vintage Bronson square neck dobro reconditioned by Keith George. Ready to play.
$325
banjo
1920’s Vega
Tubaphone A Banjo
no case
1920’s Vega Tubaphone Banjo, Added Christian Stanfield 5 string “A” neck in 2013.
Perfect for oldtime
playing.
$1850
guitar
Early 1900’s Unknown
Parlor Guitar
no case
Beautiful turn of the century era parlor guitar. There is no makers mark or identification
available. This is
a cool players guitar.
$375
guitar
2013 Oscar Schmidt
0315 Parlor Guitar
hard shell coffin case
Traditional parlor size guitar w/spruce top and Trembesi back & sides. Mahogany neck.
Ebony
fingerboard. Very cool modern parlor guitar.
$599
guitar
2003 Gretsch
White Falcon (G6136)
hard shell case
Beautiful White Falcon w/ upgraded with a brass TruArc bridge and TV Jones pickups.
Near mint
condition w/ very light play wear.
$2800
Uke
2010 Kala
KA-S
w/hard shell case
Beautiful Kala acoustic/electric uke with cutaway. Comes with new plush case.
$360
Zither
1898 Max Amberger
Zither
no case
RARE! Comes with original song book, in German. As is, ready to restore.
$100
guitar
1972 Fender
Mustang
w/hard shell case
Beautiful early 70’s Mustang in near perfect condition. Full setup inc. new bone nut.
Original case
included.
$1600
Ukelele
new Lanikai
LQA-TCA
gig bag
Beautiful acoustic/electric ukulele. Ready to play.
$225
Autoharp
2013 Oscar Schmidt
OS73C
no case
Solid Spruce Top. Uses A Style Strings. Ready to play.
$275
Mandolin
new Big Muddy
M-4W
w/hard shell case
Custom hand made mandolin from Rocheport, Missouri.
$845
guitar
1955-57 Gretsch
Streamliner
w/original hard shell case
Beautiful classic Gretsch electric with special green & gold finish. An original beauty!
$1500
Ukulele
New Kamoa
500-S
Gig bag
The 500 series Kamoa is a fully voiced work of art. Exclusively hand made from premium
grade solid
maple back sides and premium spruce top. Unmatched tone and quality for the price.
$589
Guitar
2013 The Loar
LH-280-CBK
no case
Classic 16" acoustic-electric archtop guitar with Florentine cutaway and dual humbucking
pickups with
dual volume and tone controls and 3-way selector switch.
$599
Uke
New Kamoa
500T Tenor Ukulele
w/Kamoa Gig Bag
$700
Banjo
new Deering
Vega old Tyme Wonder
w/hard shell case
Beautiful banjo w/maple rim & neck, scooped ebony fingerboard, planetary turners...
perfect Vega
reissue.
$1400
Mandolin
1919 Gibson
A1
case not included
Classic Gibson mandolin with loads of punch and attitude. All repairs done by master
luthier, reglued
bracing and refretted fretboard.
$1500
guitar
1965 Epiphone 12 Sting
w/soft shell case
This Kalamazoo era guitar was made by Gibson: the label designates it as an Epiphone
FT-85
“Serenader”, but it is the spitting image of the Gibson B-25-12
$850
Mandolin
ca 1960 Gibson
A50
Chipboard case
Vintage mando tone can be yours. Spruce top with maple back and size. Pick-guard
included and a new
set of strings.
$1100
Lap Steel
2013 Recording King
RG-31
no case
Solid mahogany and the string-through-body design makes for full, powerful sustain. A
single Alnico P-90
pickup gives it excellent tone. The open geared tuners make staying in tune a breeze and
offer classic
looks with modern reliability.
$239
Lap Steel
2008 Lap King
8 String Rodeo
Vintage tweed hard case
A Honduran mahagony body with a AAA flamed maple top. The mahogany neck features
an ivoroid
bound ebony fingerboard with inlaid fret markers. Jumbo Lollar single coil pick-up.
$2000
Guitar
2013 C. Petronilo
Advanced Jumbo
Hardshell
Handmade in Kansas City MO this guitar features a Sitka Spruce top with Rosewood
back and sides
adorned with classical style binding.
$2000
Banjo
2013 Franzke 5-string
RB-2
w/hard shell case
Handmade in KC by Mark Franzke. In the style of a classic Gibson. This banjo is ready
for the stage.
$3500
guitar
2014 Loar
LO-215-SN
no case
0 Body Style
Solid Sitka Spruce Top
Flamed Maple Back and Sides
Mahogany Neck
25.4 inches Scale Length
Guitar
2010 Gramann
The James
TKL Hard Case
Handmade Jumbo Body with Spruce top Maple neck and Sycamore back and sides. The
trim is
Rosewood.
$2999
Guitar
2006 Gramann
The Maury
TKL Hard case
Handmade deadnaught with a pulled in waist to emphasize the lower notes. Really warm
tone. Spruce
top with Indian Rosewood back and sides.
$1999
Guitar
2013 Gramann
The Rappahannock
TKL Hard Case
Handmade guitar similar to a OM-000 body size, this guitar has a big full voice. Spruce
top with Osage
Orange back and sides.
$3100
African Kora
Handmade
African Kora
No case
The kora is a 21-string bridge-harp used extensively in West African nations.
$300
Mandolin
1935-38 Gibson
A50
no case
The original wide body mandolin from Gibson. Sunburst finish on all maple body, pearl
peghead logo and
fleur di lise inlay. Nick Lucas style pearl inlays in the rosewood fretboard.
$1700
Guitar
2003 Darkstar Guitars
#4
hard case
Handmade guitar by Dan Smart. Sold as is.
$350
Guitar
Waterstone
4/6 Double Neck
bag
Waterstone Guitars from Nashville TN made this as a prototype. One of a kind, a 4 string
bass on the top
and a 6 string baritone neck on bottom. Like big bottoms?
$750
lap steel
1940 Bronson
Radio King
no case
Solid mahogany lap steel, sound hole and sides are bound with b&w checkerboard
purfling and faux
tortoise binding.
$750
banjo
Vegaphone
Deluxe 5 string
hard case included
$5000
banjo
Vega
Eddy Peabody Tenor
hard case included
$950
Bass
Cremona
3/4 Upright Bass
This is a classic upright bass with substantial upgrades. Upgraded tuners and bridge,
quality setup and
stings make this a really smooth playing bass.
$1000
mandolin
2013 Loar
LM-590-MS
no case
Hand-carved solid spruce top and solid maple back and sides, resonant & thin satin finish
with a classic
V shape neck. Clean classic look.
$599
mando
2014 Savannah
SF-100
Featherweight
Everything you need to get started playing mandolin. Spruce top and maple back and
sides. Comes with
a case!
$225
mando
2014 Savannah
SF-200
Featherweight
Solid hand-carved Spruce top and solid hand-carved maple back and sides. Simple
appointments of all
nickel plated hardware. Comes with a case!
$399
dulcimer
2011 Griffey
Teardrop
Hand-carved mountain dulcimer from local luthier. Custom orders are available on
request. Electronics
are available for all models.
$995
dulcimer
2011 Griffey
Hourglass
Hand-carved mountain dulcimer from local luthier. Custom orders are available on
request. Electronics
are available for all models.
$795
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Dulcimer
2014 Johnson
Lap Dulcimer
Featherweight case
Easy to play lap dulcimer. Mahogany body and decorative heart shaped sound-holes.
$126
violin
German
Strad Copy
#1
Comes with a case and bow.
$500
Hammered Dulcimer
1989 Jack Lyle
Hammered Dulcimer
no case
Beautiful hammered dulcimer from the Jack Lyle company. With stand and mallets.
200
guitar
2014 Loar
LO-215-SN
no case
0 Body Style, Solid Sitka Spruce Top, Flamed Maple Back and Sides, Mahogany Neck.
$550
guitar
1979 Fender
Stratocaster
w/hardshell case
Neck, body and some other parts are original. Was black before refin to salmon. ‘54
Custom Shop
Pickups. Sweet Guitar!
$1650
guitar
1978 Gibson
ES-175
w/harshell case
Bridge pinned, replaced switch cap, neck reshaped & refinished, recent fret job. Blemish
on front. Sweet
vintage Gibson.
$2650
guitar
1976 Martin
D-28
w/hardshell case
Neck reset & re-fret at Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto, CA. Autographed by
the late Earl
Scruggs.
$2450
guitar
1990’s Gibson
Everly Brothers J-180
w/non-original Gibson hardshell case
Frets releveled, action setup, and LR Baggs Anthem SL (preset mix) installed by Gryphon
Stringed
Instruments in Palo Alto, CA.
$2350
guitar
1992 Martin
000C-16
w/ Martin 500 Series Geib-style archtop case
Extremely rare model. Upgrades: Goth 510 tuners in gold with large ebony buttons, nut of
antique camel
bone, fossilized ivory compensated saddle, bone bridge & end pins w/ abalone inlays.
$1750
guitar
vintage Ricardo
Ricardo Duo Guitar
no case
You won't find one much more RARE than this. Claims that this is the first double-neck
guitar with a
single headstock, and the first double-neck with one set of strings raised for steel playing.
$650
banjo
Deering
Sierra 5-string
w/Deering Hardshell Case
Started as an 'open back' added solid non-Deering Mahogany resonator. Comes with 2
Keith D-tuners.
Ready to play.
$1550
guitar
Fender
Custom Stratocaster
w/gig bag
Custom “Eight Ball” Special w/ Yellow Finish. Made in Japan. Sounds great!
$860
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