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Memorabilia

AA9688, 1944 Martin D-28
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
AG6351, 1964 Gibson J-200
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
AM7729, c. 1940 unlabeled Radiotone - student model
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
AM7863, c. 1960 unlabeled (maker unknown) folk art double cutaway flattop
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
AR4512, 2000 Welker Archtop
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
TG0407, mid 1930s Rickenbacker Electro tenor
VG+, formerly owned and used by Neko Case (handwritten letter included), very rare model, no case ... $5,000.00
BF2999, 1965 Fender Jazz Bass
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
BF3074, c. 1990 Fender Custom Shop Lucite Jazz Bass
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
BM2818, Tobias 6-string bass
NM, owned and used by Willie Weeks (letter from Weeks included), OHC ... $2,000.00
BM2969, mid 1980s Steinberger headless bass
EXC, original gig bag, owned and used by Buddy Emmons - includes certified letter from Estate of Buddy Emmons, AS IS ... $3,500.00
BM2971, 1987 Guild Ashbory Bass
EXC, owned and used by Buddy Emmons - includes certified letter from Estate of Buddy Emmons, no case, AS IS ... $500.00
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
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
BM3003, 1990s G&L Custom INXS L-2000 5 string
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
EU2927, c. 1947 National New Yorker
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
JA5827, 1964 Vega FR-5 Folk Ranger
VG++, formerly owned by Neko Case (letter from Case included), gig bag ... $1,000.00
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
JA6552, c. 2000 Bart Reiter Whyte Laydie Style 2
EXF, engraved Gryphon inlays, 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), padded gig bag ... $2,000.00
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
PA2184, 1970s Ampeg V-4B head
VG+, owned and used by Mark O'Connor with the Dixie Dregs from 1981-82 ... $750.00