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Established 1970

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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JA6655, Baldwin / Ode Model 6510 , 1975, VG+++, owned and used by the late Pete Huttlinger while playing with John Denver (featured in John Denver's Wildlife Concert on February 21, 1995), banjo head signed by Pete along with concert info and also includes signed Certificate of Authenticity from Pete, padded gig bag...$7,500.00
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AM7985, Bourgeois D-150 Custom , c. 2000, VG+++, attractive Brazilian rosewood back and sides, Fishman Eclipse VT electronics, owned and used by Ricky Skaggs from 2000 to 2005 as one of his personal road guitars (includes letter from Skaggs), HC...$7,000.00
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AM8104, Chris Bozung Custom Brazilian , 2007, EXF, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, OHC...$5,000.00
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AM8102, Daion '78 Heritage , 1978, playable but would benefit from further setup, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, OHC...$800.00
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AM8107, Edmonds, Galax, VA, D Model , 2009, EXF, Sitka spruce top, Indian rosewood back and sides, herringbone top trim, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, lightweight HC...$3,250.00
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AR4574, Epiphone Triumph , 1933, VG+++, owned and used by David Rawlings (comes with hand written letter and photograph of David with this guitar), medium/high action set up exactly as used by David, OHC...$3,850.00
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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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EF8969, Fender Stratocaster XII , c. 1988, EXC, black finish, owned and used by Billy Corgan (comes with signed letter from Corgan explaining the history and use of this instrument, specifically with regard to the Machina sessions and particularly on the song "In My Body"), comes in original road case used by Corgan during ownership of this guitar...$5,000.00
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EF9014, Fender Telecaster , 1972, VG++ (finish checking on body), neck position humbucking pickup, bridge pickup modified with larger pole pieces, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, OHC...$2,500.00
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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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AR4554, Gibson Style O , 1915, VG+, owned and used by John McEuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (includes hand written letter from McEuen), missing pickguard, OHC...$7,250.00
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MF8747, Gibson A-1 , 1941, needs neck block and end block reglue, refret and new bridge top. Replacement bridge and pickguard, previously owned and used by Hubert Moore - AKA "Buster" of Bonnie Lou and Buster - performers in the Knoxville, TN area from the 1920s to the 1960s, OHC, AS IS...$1,000.00
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JA6627, Gibson The Earl , 2002, NM, from the estate of Earl Scruggs (comes with Certificate of Authenticity signed by Gary Scruggs and George Gruhn); rosewood neck and resonator, silver plated hardware with gold plated tone ring, Florentine style engraving, one piece flange, 24k gold plated truss rod cover with engraved signature, abalone fingerboard inlays with brass edges, solid mother of pearl tuner buttons, portrait of Earl on back of resonator; #1 of 5 produced, deluxe leather covered Gibson hard shell case with hygrometer and thermometer...$35,000.00
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EH6822, Gibson ES-175D , 1957, EXC, original PAF humbucking pickups, owned and used extensively by Vince Gill during live performances with The Time Jumpers (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC...$15,000.00
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EH6823, Gibson Byrdland , 1957, VG++, Alnico V pickups, owned and used extensively by Vince Gill during live performances with The Time Jumpers (comes with photograph of Vince with this guitar, letter and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vince and George Gruhn), OHC...$20,000.00
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AC1991, Gibson CEC Studio , 2003, NM, fully hollow, cedar top with classical style fan bracing, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, OHC...$2,000.00
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AG6569, Gibson Country Western , 1960, EXC, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, OSC...$6,000.00
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AR4590, Gibson L-7 , 1936, EXC, well figured curly maple back, fancy original inlay, replacement pickguard and bridge top, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, redline OHC...$4,000.00
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AR4591, Gibson L-5 , 1947, VG++, formerly owned and extensively used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), exceptionally fine sound, comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, HC...$6,500.00
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EB6808, Gibson Les Paul Deluxe , 1976, VG+++, tobacco sunburst, stamped factory 2nd but no visible production flaws, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, HC...$2,250.00
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AM8103, Grammer G 30 , c. 1967, needs bridge reglue, refret and x-brace repair, owned by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, OHC, AS IS...$800.00
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AM8064, Greven White Lady , 1984, VG+++, Sitka spruce top with flame maple neck, back, and sides, mother of pearl top and back edge trim, mother of pearl sound hole trim and "White Lady" peghead inlay, beautifully carved neck heel, gold plated hardware, ordered by and built for John Denver by John Greven and used extensively in the studio and in live performances by Denver, this guitar was accompanied by a 12-string version with the same appointments which was destroyed some years ago, guitar comes with signed letter from Greven detailing the story from order to delivery, OHC...$70,000.00
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AC1990, LaPatrie by Godin Classical Concert , , NM, factory installed electronics, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, HC...$600.00
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AA10337, Martin D-18 , 1944, VG+, neck reset and refret by Gruhn Guitars, owned and used extensively by Peter Fonda in the movie "Outlaw Blues", HC with stickers and address label made out to Peter Fonda...$35,000.00
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AA10339, Martin D-18 , 1962, EXC, neck professionally reset, replacement bridge, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, HC...$4,000.00
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AA10341, Martin D-18 , 1961, cosmetically VG, playable as is with medium action and low saddle - for low action it would need a neck reset, refret and new bridge, non original pickguard on bass side removed, formerly owned and used by Hoot Hester (former member of Nashville Now band and Grand Ole Opry staff band), comes with letter of authentication from Lola Hester, HC...$3,000.00
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AA10357, Martin D-18 , 1975, EXC, except for re-glued back crack and peghead crack repair, formerly owned and used by Country Music Superstar Johnny Cash while on tour in Europe and during the filming of his Gospel Road movie, was later gifted to Cash's long time Holy Land guide and friend Joe Jahshan, includes letter from John Carter Cash, HC...$139,000.00
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