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March Gruhn Staff Picks

Though it goes without saying that the folks at Gruhn are fans of fretted instruments, it's always nice to shine a spotlight on some favorites that can quickly pass through the shop. Here are some great instruments which have recently piqued our interest.

EX1328, 2009 Paul Reed Smith (PRS) Guitars Private Stock Hollowbody II Custom
Very lightweight and unique. Great top and back! - Brandon (Repair)
M, beautifully figured maple top, silver border mammoth ivory fingerboard inlays, OHC ... $5,000.00
AM7291, late 1960s Bozo Podunavac Dreadnought
Probably the most powerful sounding guitar in the store! - Rob (Sales)
VG++, herringbone top trim and sound hole rosette, Indian rosewood back and sides, excellent tone and power, HC ... $4,000.00
AM7876, 2016 Collings D1A
This instrument is only about 4 months old. It's equipped with an LR Baggs Anthem pickup and is an extremely fine sounding instrument. - Rob (Sales)
NM, Adirondack spruce top, mahogany back and sides, ivoroid binding, ebony bridge and fingerboard, LR Baggs Anthem electronics, deluxe OHC. Serial number 26038. ... $4,200.00
AM7880, c. 1995 Klein Kasha design
One of the most unique guitars I have ever played. The bracing, bridge, body shape, neck joint and the combination of these specs make this piece sound like no other acoustic. - William (Inventory/Photography)
NM, 18" body width, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Kasha bracing, exceptionally powerful sound, a superb instrument, custom Calton OHC ... $16,000.00
EZ5572, late 1960s Coral Scorpion 12-string
Unique design and appointments - including the case's interior - make this a new favorite of mine. And, yes, it works better as a six-string. - William (Inventory/Photography)
body refinished, Vincent Bell signature design, OHC ... $1,000.00
EZ5576, 2010 Tom Anderson Drop Top
An extremely sophisticated instrument and a superb example of a meticulously crafted and highly versatile tool. - Eric (President/GM)
M, alder body, quilted maple top with Cajun Red/Black Burst, maple neck with dark stain finish, rosewood fingerboard, tremolo with locking tuners, H-S-S pickup configuration, 5-way switch with coil tap and boost switch, Buzz Feiten tempered tuning system, OHC ... $2,000.00
AM7889, new Larrivee D-10 Rosewood
An amazing sounding and playing example of Larrivee's top of the line model. Extras include torch peghead inlay and Austrian "Moonwood" spruce top. A spectacular instrument. - Glen (Sales)
Austrian red spruce ("Moonwood") top, rosewood back and sides with flame maple binding, abalone rosette, purfling, and fingerboard and torch headstock inlay, gloss finish, deluxe HC ... MSLP $4,748.00
PA2797, 1962 Fender Pro Amp
This Fender just plain sounds great. It is really hard to beat the sound of a brown Tremolo. - Keith (Sales)
EXC, original 15" Fender Custom Design speaker, professionally serviced, brown Tolex covering ... $2,850.00
PA2789, c.1968 Marshall Major
If you really want to peel the paint off a wall, just crank this amp. With 200 watts of Marshall power, it is SO LOUD. Think Deep Purple! - Keith (Sales)
VG+++, 200 Watt, professionally serviced, black covering ... $2,850.00
AG6359, 1940 Gibson SJ-100
Really cool rare guitar with interesting appointments - stairstep headstock and individual threaded bone saddles - not seen on any other Gibson. - Lin (Repair)
VG+++, Everly Brothers star style inlays professionally added to fingerboard, very rare model, excellent sound, modern HC ... $22,500.00
BM3022, new Kala UBASS Exotic Mahogany fretted
Big bass sound in a little package! - Andy (Repair)
21" scale, fretted, exotic mahogany top, back, sides and neck, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, Hipshot tuners, custom Shadow electronics, padded gig bag ... $400.00
PA2803, 1964 Vox AC30T
THIS AMP IS SO COOOOOOOOL! - Sarah (Operations Manager)
VG+, two 12" Celestion Blue replacement speakers, professionally serviced ... $3,000.00
TG0407, mid 1930s Rickenbacker Electro tenor
This one's a sleeper which surprises me. Not only is it a rare gem, it spent some quality time with the modern queen of tenor guitars! - Sarah (Operations Manager)
VG+, formerly owned and used by Neko Case (handwritten letter included), very rare model, no case ... $5,000.00