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Inventory


Due to our high turnover rate, this catalog is not guaranteed to be accurate. If you would like more information on one of our inventory listings, please call us at (615) 256-2033 or email us at gruhn@gruhn.com. Thank you for browsing our catalog.

Abbreviations used in this inventory:
M = Mint
NM = Near Mint
EXF = Exceptionally Fine
EXC = Excellent
VG = Very Good
G = Good
OHC = Original Hard Case
HC = Hard Case
OSC = Original Soft Case
SC = Soft Case

Our new Taylor guitars are listed at FULL Manufacturer's Suggested List Price. Please feel free to call us at 615-256-2033 or email us at gruhn@gruhn.com with any questions regarding Taylor Instruments in our inventory. All New Taylor guitars are clearly listed as NEW. All other Taylor instruments on our inventory listing are used.

Our new Martin guitars are listed at FULL Manufacturer's Suggested List Price. Please feel free to call us at 615-256-2033 or email us at gruhn@gruhn.com with any questions regarding Martin Instruments in our inventory. All New Martin guitars are clearly listed as NEW. All other Martin instruments on our inventory listing are used.

PA2184, Ampeg V-4B head, 1970s, VG+, owned and used by Mark O'Connor with the Dixie Dregs from 1981-82...$750.00
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JA6553, Bart Reiter Hollow Rim Bacon Style, c. 2000, EXF, spun tone ring, hollow "semi resonator" rim with f-holes on back, owned and used by Mike Snider for over ten years - played on numerous Grand Ole Opry shows (includes handwritten letter from Snider and photograph of him holding the instrument), HC...$2,000.00
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BF2973, Fender Precision Bass, 1983, EXC, owned and used by Dan Fogelberg in live performances as well as in the recording studio (certificate of authenticity included from Jean Fogelberg), gig bag... REDUCED from $3,500...$3,250.00
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BF2999, Fender Jazz Bass, 1965, owned and used extensively by Tony Markellis, one of the founding members of the band Kilimanjaro. Also used on tour with Paul Butterfield in the late 1970s as well as on tour with The Mamas and the Papas in the late 1980s (notarized personal letter from Markellis included with the instrument). Body refinished and numerous modifications made over the past 3 decades - a genuine working man's instrument that spans a long history of performances both in the studio and on the road. non Fender hard case...$7,500.00
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BF3074, Fender Custom Shop Lucite Jazz Bass, c. 1990, NM, the first of two Lucite models manufactured for Garry Beers of INXS (comes with Letter of Authenticity from Beers), thinner body profile than standard Jazz Bass, set up with Hipshot on low E tuner, Jazz and Precision Bass style pickups, tweed Fender HC, a very unique instrument...$25,000.00
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BM3003, G&L Custom INXS L-2000 5 string, 1990s, NM, purple finish, black pearl fingerboard dots, two humbucking pickups with coil tap, built for, owned and used by Garry Beers of INXS (comes with Letter of Authenticity from Beers), OHC...$3,500.00
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BM3002, G&L L-2500 Fretless 5-string, , EXF, large flake blue sparkle finish with matching peghead face, ebony fingerboard, two humbucking pickups, built for, owned and used by Garry Beers of INXS (comes with Letter of Authenticity from Beers), OHC...$3,500.00
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AG6351, Gibson J-200, 1964, VG+, formerly owned and extensively used by Grand Ole Opry artist Hank Locklin (photographs and extensive documentation included) rough condition OHC and modern Gibson HC...$9,000.00
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BM2971, Guild Ashbory Bass, 1987, EXC, owned and used by Buddy Emmons - includes certified letter from Estate of Buddy Emmons, no case, AS IS...$500.00
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MC0143, Korg RK-100 Midi Controller, , original gig bag, owned and used by Buddy Emmons - includes certified letter from Estate of Buddy Emmons, AS IS...$750.00
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AA9688, Martin D-28, 1944, VG++, owned and used by James Monroe since 1967 (includes handwritten letter from James and picture of James with guitar), custom neck inlay by Randy Wood, professionally repaired peghead crack (structurally strong and inconspicuous), professionally repaired top cracks, neck reset and refretted by Gruhn Guitars, excellent sound and playability, HC... REDUCED FROM $35,000...$34,000.00
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AB9763, Martin Limited Edition MC-38SH Steve Howe, 2009, M, 0000 body size cutaway with oval sound hole, Carpathian spruce top, Indian rosewood back and sides, slotted peghead, limited edition #3, interior label signed by Steve Howe, factory installed Martin Thinline Gold Plus pickup, OHC, previously owned by Mike Tiano - former site manager for Yes (includes letter from Tiano)...$5,500.00
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AB9813, Martin 00-18SH prototype, 1998, NM, prototype #1 of 2 originally built for Steve Howe of YES - used on the original recording of "The Ladder", previously owned by Mike Tiano - former site manager for Yes (includes letter from Tiano), OHC...$7,500.00
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EU2927, National New Yorker, c. 1947, VG+, needs new tuner buttons, no case, owned and used by Buddy Emmons - includes certified letter from Estate of Buddy Emmons, AS IS...$2,250.00
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TG0407, Rickenbacker Electro tenor, mid 1930s, VG+, formerly owned and used by Neko Case (handwritten letter included), very rare model, no case...$5,000.00
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BM2969, Steinberger headless bass, mid 1980s, EXC, original gig bag, owned and used by Buddy Emmons - includes certified letter from Estate of Buddy Emmons, AS IS...$3,500.00
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AM7747, The Grammer , c. 1969, EXC, attractively figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides, D-Tar electronics, owned and used on several Grand Ole Opry performances by Vince Gill who purchased the instrument in 2011 (includes letter from Gill), HC...$4,000.00
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BM2818, Tobias 6-string bass, , NM, owned and used by Willie Weeks (letter from Weeks included), OHC...$2,000.00
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EZ5497, Unger Wooden Pickguard TD, recent, NM, butternut body, mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, owned by Vince Gill (includes letter from Gill), OHC...$2,500.00
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AM7729, unlabeled Radiotone - student model, c. 1940, VG, needs top and back crack repairs, no case, owned and used by Buddy Emmons - includes certified letter from Estate of Buddy Emmons, AS IS...$350.00
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AM7863, unlabeled (maker unknown) folk art double cutaway flattop, c. 1960, forty one autographs collected from the early 1960s through the mid 1970s including Roy Acuff, Roy Acuff Jr., Jackie Phelps, Pete Kirby "Oswald", Sam and Kirk McGee, Doris Macon (son of Dave Macon), Jimmy Dickens, Tex Ritter, Benny Martin, Martha Carson, Rex Allen, Charlie Walker, Howard "Howdy" Forrester, Charlie Walker, Kenny Baker, Shot Jackson, Buddy Spicher and many more, a fascinating piece of country music memorabilia, padded gig bag...$2,500.00
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JA5827, Vega FR-5 Folk Ranger, 1964, VG++, formerly owned by Neko Case (letter from Case included), gig bag...$1,000.00
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JA6255, Vega 1928 Vegaphone Professional rim with 1975 John Greven #9 neck, , EXC, formerly owned and extensively used by Mike Snider on numerous albums and cover photographs as well as countless Opry and other live performances (letter from Snider included), HC...$5,500.00
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BM2972, Warwick Fretless Thumbass, , EXC, neck through body construction, rough heavy duty flight case, owned and used by Buddy Emmons - includes certified letter from Estate of Buddy Emmons...$4,500.00
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BM3028, Warwick custom 4-string Brazilian rosewood Thumb Bass owned by Jack Bruce, 1994, EXF, owned and used by Jack Bruce (one of five Warwick basses used routinely), top signed by Bruce "To my friend Dopp (road manager) - Love, Jack Bruce", LED lights on side of fingerboard, according to Warwick this is one of two constructed of Brazilian rosewood, padded gig bag, comes with letters from Dopp and Warwick...$125,000.00
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AR4512, Welker Archtop, 2000, EXC, 17" body width, set up with Atilla Zoller floating jazz pickup, original pickguard with attached Kent Armstrong pickup included in case pocket, owned and used by Grand Ole Opry staff band member Mike Nobel (includes letter from Nobel), built by a fine Nashville luthier, heavy duty Cedar Creek HC...$3,000.00
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