Mandolin Brothers TV

In which Stan & co. discuss & demonstrate some of our most illustrious & intriguing instruments.


Gold Tone (new) GT Series Fretless MicroBass

The MicroBass, or M-Bass, is a 23" short-scaled acoustic/electric bass guitar that utilizes a dedicated synthetic string made by the Aquila company and a piezo transducer pickup that deceivingly packs far more of a wallop than what meets the eye. The extended scale length greatly improves intonation over similar models and allows for an acoustic volume loud enough to enjoy without plugging into an amplifier. The sloped ergo-glide top makes this instrument extremely comfortable to hold.

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Gold Tone (new) GT Series Micro Bass

The MicroBass, or M-Bass, is a 23" short-scaled acoustic/electric bass guitar that utilizes a dedicated synthetic string made by the Aquila company and a piezo transducer pickup that deceivingly packs far more of a wallop than what meets the eye. The extended scale length greatly improves intonation over similar models and allows for an acoustic volume loud enough to enjoy without plugging into an amplifier. The sloped ergo-glide top makes this instrument extremely comfortable to hold.

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Huss & Dalton (new) Singletree Old Time

Dowel stick construction without tone ring Cooperman 12" 3-ply Maple rim 25.4" scale length/bone nut/1-5/16" nut width Indian Rosewood cap on bottom of rim/dowel stick/heel cap Ebony 17-fret fingerboard with frailing scoop Mahogany neck w/traditional small peghead shape Nickel plated grooved tension hoop leaf inlay on peghead/Elite Amber head 5-Star Planet tuners/2-way adjustable truss rod brown stain and matte finish overall Tweed hard-shell case

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Gibson (new) 1957 Les Paul Junior (Jr.) Single Cutaway VOS

As per the Gibson wesbite "In 1955, the competition to develop and market solid body electric guitars that were both affordable and professionally built was heating up. Just three years earlier, Gibson had introduced the incredible Les Paul model with a $249.50 price tag (including case), yet increased competition was triggering the exploration into new directions that would eventually yield a wide variety of new and innovative Gibson products at various price points.
The Gibson List Price is $3,527

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Cordoba (new) C10 Spruce Top

All-solid Indian rosewood back and sides, solid European spruce top, a lightweight cedar neck with an ebony fingerboard, standard scale length and nut width dimensions (650/52), a nitrocellulose natural finish, a multi-layer rosewood/maple headstock veneer, a mother-of-pearl inlaid “Esteso” weave rosette, and a rosewood binding with matching red purfling. A Córdoba Polyfoam case with backpack shoulder straps is included.

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Loriente (new) Clarita Classical Guitar, Cedar Top

The Clarita's marbled cherry wood binding and simple design are reminiscent of the early 20th century guitars of master luthier Domingo Esteso. Although less elaborate in detailing than the other models in the line, Clarita is a true concert guitar with great warmth, sustain and presence. Perfect for both the stage and studio.

The List Price is $2495

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Smallman (used, 2001) Classical Guitar

Greg Smallman works with his sons, Damon and Kym.  His guitars are considered to be one of the best classical guitars in the world - second to none.   This example  is in excellent plus condition, better than simply "excellent."  It was played but well taken care of.     The fingerboard appears to be striped ebony, though it may actually be some other wood; the top is American Western Cedar and matte finish while the back and sides are an extremely beautiful wood with a great deal of swirly grain.

This was $26,800 but it is now ON SALE for a much lower price:   

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