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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1960s Hagstrom Futurama II electric guitar, made in Sweden, ser. no. 5xxxx8; Finish: red, many blemishes and scuffs to the edges; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: minor wear; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good, replaced tuners, upper E string tuner cover missing; Other: heavy wear to back of

Lot #: 386

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1980s Satellite bass guitar, made in Japan; Finish: walnut with natural centre stripe, various blemishes and scratches; Fretboard: maple; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: generally good; Other: action needs adjustment as slightly bowed and action very high; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 387

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Kent Hamblin Grand Concert acoustic guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 0xx8; Back and sides: highly quilted natural maple; Table: spruce; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: good; Hardware: good; Case: quality fitted hard case; Overall condition: very good

Lot #: 399

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Ovation Custom Legend C2079AX electro-acoustic guitar, made in Korea, ser. no. K16xxxx59; Finish: sunburst; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: good; Case: original hard case; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 400

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1960 Hofner Golden archtop guitar, made in Germany, ser. no. 6; Finish: blond, various wear to the top including blemishes, dings, lacquer checking and scratches; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: generally good; Hardware: generally good, loss to gold plating; Case: original tweed Selmer hard case; Overall

Lot #: 435

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1958 Hofner Committee Deluxe archtop guitar, made in Germany, no. 117; Finish: blond, lacquer checking and dings - mainly to the top; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: good; Hardware: generally good, loss to gold plating; Case: soft bag; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 436

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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JHS Vintage Synergy Series VR6RRB electro-acoustic bowl back guitar, red burst finish (new/clearance stock

Lot #: 462

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Mayson E1/S acoustic guitar, original gig bag (new/clearance stock

Lot #: 464

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Wechter model 5713 acoustic guitar, made in China, ser. no. 1xxx8; Back and sides: rosewood; Top: natural; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good, minor wear to first position; Case: original gig bag; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 473

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1920s small bodied guitar, probably by Lyon & Healy, branded 'Jupiter' to the inner back; Back & Sides: dark stain, repaired hairline splits, further scratches and blemishes; Table: natural, typical play wear; Fretboard: rosewood, minor wear to first position; Frets: good, refret; Hardware: replaced

Lot #: 478

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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1950s Harald Petersen classical guitar, hard case (restorations

Lot #: 555

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Caballero C-3 classical guitar, ser. no. 00xx61, soft bag

Lot #: 559

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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2008 José Ramirez 4E classical guitar, made in Spain; Back and sides: Indian rosewood; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: good; Hardware: good; Overall condition: good

Lot #: 575

Estimate: £600 - £1,000

Date: 12 Jun 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 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