The Guitar Auction

Gardiner Houlgate
Leafield Way 9
Corsham
SN13 9SW Wiltshire
United Kingdom
[email protected] · +44 (0)1225 812912 · +44 (0)1225 811777

Date of the auction: 12.06.2019

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1970s Arbiter E230 electric guitar, made in Japan, ser. no. 1xxxxx4; Finish: walnut, blemishes and scuffs to the back, minor blemishes to edges; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good, typical loss to gold plating; Case: period correct hard case; Overall

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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2017 B & G Little Sister Crossroads semi hollow body electric guitar, made in China, ser. no. CR17xxxxx87; Finish: tobacco sunburst; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Hardware: generally good, some discolouration particularly to the headstock logo; Case: original gig bag and brand new branded

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Late 1970s Baldwin 700 Series hollow body electric guitar, made in England, ser. no. 7xxx2; Finish: red, blemishes to the edges, some lacquer cracks, other minor dings; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: semi rigid case; Overall condition: good *Sold with a

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Burns Shortscale Jazz electric guitar, made in England, circa 1964, ser. no. 4xx3; Finish: two-tone burst, lacquer checking, fading to the front, various dings and surface scratches; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: minor indentations; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good, replaced strap button

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1964 Burns Nu-Sonic electric guitar, made in England, ser. no. 7xx7; Finish: red, mild fading to the front, lacquer checking and other minor dings; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: later hard case; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Composite Burns Split Sound electric guitar, made in England, circa 1964, ser. no. 3x8; Finish: surf green; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: Gibson gig bag; Overall condition: good *Purchased from David Crozier Guitars in 2013. A copy of the original online

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Early 1970s Columbus catalogue number 36 hollow body electric guitar, made in Japan; Finish: red burst, lacquer checking, blemishes and other scratches; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Electrics: working, although jack requires a little attention; Hardware: generally good; Case: soft

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1970s Columbus hollow body electric guitar, made in Japan; Finish: walnut, minor dings and marks; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Other: attention required to action; Case: soft bag; Overall condition: fair

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Early 1970s Columbus catalogue number 39 bass guitar, made in Japan; Finish: walnut, heavy wear to edges and other dings and scratches to back and front; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Overall condition: fair

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Early 1970s Columbus model no. 38 hollow body bass guitar, made in Japan; Finish: red burst, various imperfections; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good; Other: slight twist to neck; Case: gig bag; Overall condition: fair

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Commodore model 181 hollow body bass guitar, made in Japan, circa 1970; Finish: sunburst, heavy marks and blemishes to back, further minor imperfections to front and sides; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good, missing pickguard rest; Overall condition: fair

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1950s Commodore lap guitar; black finish body with various imperfections and cast steel Art Deco ornamentation to top, electrics working, original hard case; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1950s Commodore lap guitar, with grey pearloid base and cast Art Deco ornamentation, electrics working, original case

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1990s Danelectro Resodan electric resonator guitar; Finish: coral burst; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: missing control cavity cover to back; Other: restored neck break; Case: original Danelectro hard case; Overall condition: fair

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1990s Danelectro '56 U3 electric guitar, made in Korea; Finish: purple burst, minor imperfections; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: original hard case; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1990s Danelectro '56 electric guitar, made in Korea; Finish: surf green burst, minor dings, side tape pulling away from waist area; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: original hard case; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Danelectro Convertible hollow body electric guitar; Finish: coral burst; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: original gig bag; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1990s Danelectro Resodan electric guitar, made in Korea; Finish: blue burst; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: original Danelectro hard case; Other: side tape lifting from edge; Overall condition: fair

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1970s Defil Melodia hollow body electric guitar, made in Poland; Finish: tobacco sunburst, heavy lacquer checking and various minor dings; Fretboard: good; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: soft bag; Other: slight twist to neck; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1970s Dorado resonator guitar, made in Japan; Finish: stained mahogany, blemishes to the back and other minor dings; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Case: period correct semi rigid case; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1960s Egmond Lucky 7 hollow body electric guitar in need of attention; Finish: red burst, various heavy imperfections; Fretboard: stained maple; Frets: generally good, require cleaning; Electrics: working, damage to floating pickguard; Hardware: generally good, some rust spots; Case: period soft

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Eko small bodied acoustic guitar, made in Italy; Finish: sunburst, minor imperfections; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: mild wear; Hardware: generally good, replaced tuner buttons; Other: neck reset; Case: hard case; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1960s Eko 395 violin electric guitar, made in Italy, ser. no. 3xxxx8; Finish: dark amber; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: original hard case and hang tags; Overall condition: very good

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1960s Eko 995 hollow body violin bass guitar, made in Italy, ser. no. 3xxxx3; Finish: burnt amber, minor imperfections including light surface marks; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: soft bag; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1960s Eko Ekomaster 400V2 electric guitar, made in Italy; Finish: gold sparkle top, black back, various scratches and imperfections to back; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: require cleaning; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good; Other: binding missing to treble side of fretboard; Case: period

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1960s Eko hollow body electric guitar, made in Italy, ser. no. 4xxxx2; Finish: cherry red, surface scratches to the back, various other dings; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: mild wear, require cleaning; Electrics: working; Hardware: missing pickguard; Case: fitted hard case; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1960s Eko 960/2 Florentine bass guitar, made in Italy; Finish: amber burst, various blemishes/minor dings; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Other: bow to neck which should correct with the truss rod adjustment; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1980s Eko B.02 bass guitar, made in Italy; Finish: brown, light surface scratches and dings; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1970s Eko Rio Grande acoustic guitar; Finish: black, heavy lacquer crack to top, other various imperfections; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Electrics: later fitted Guyatone sound hole pickup; Hardware: generally good; Overall condition: fair

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1970s Eko J52 acoustic guitar, made in Italy; Finish: tan top, various imperfections including cracks to lacquer; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Hardware: good; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 12 Jun 2019