Vintage American Guitar offers guitar and stringed instrument repairs, including high-end woodworking, fret replacement, neck resets, and more. We offer a complete line of repair and restoration services–from simple set ups to period correct restoration–with an emphasis on high quality repairs in a timely fashion. Get in touch to discuss repairs for your vintage Martin, Gibson, Fender, or other fine guitar.
Our “appraisal service” is different than other guitar sites, where people pay for each random appraisal, with no attention or information tailored to their needs. This is a more personalized service, including the option of sales/marketing help to sell your instrument (a service different from a routine “consignment” sale), and more.Our Appraisal Services
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The weeks’s featured instruments – curated by us, from instruments from around the country that are on the market. Contact us for information on the curation process and whether your instrument can be spotlighted here. Instruments on the right are the instruments of interest this week.
A look at instruments on the market from top or unique builders that build on the vintage DNA of the great instruments from the golden era of American luthiery. Contact us for information on the curation process. Instruments on the left are the instruments of interest this week.
A very rare, prewar Martin, and it’s the smallest pre-war Martin 6 string guitar ever made. It sounds amazing. Imagine if a fine prewar Gibson mandolin and a prewar Martin 6-string guitar had a baby– [...]
Many 19th century Martin Guitars came from the factory with either ivory or ebony tuning pegs, like a violin (as opposed to geared tuners like modern guitars). Early Martins often had ebony pegs. But many [...]