For Sale 2 Martin Guitars / selling for a friend who's recently widowed

Discussion in 'Buy, Sell or Trade Negotiations' started by thunder58, Aug 3, 2019.

  1. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Hey gang ,
    My friend Roberta lost her husband about 2 years ago and she's having some financial trouble . She has asked me to help her in selling these 2 beautiful guitars . It's really killing here to sell her 2 Martins but she needs to do what she needs to do . Here are the specs of the guitars , photos below . All negotiations / correspondences will be between you and Roberta . Lower 48 / possibly Canada ( I'm sure Canada will be ok ) PM me if you would like here contact info . She is asking $3000 each .
    Thank you everyone :)

    PHOTO #1

    2016 Martin Custom Shop 00-28 12 Fret
    Finish - Diston
    Sitka Spruce Top ( sanded to .105 " thickness )
    Back - Solid East Indian Rosewood
    Sides - Solid east Indian Rosewood
    00-12 Fret
    Scale length - 24.9 "
    Top Braces - Sitka / Scalloped 1/4" standard
    Rosette Style 28
    Purfling Style 28 w/ 18 on each side
    Back Inlay - .049 B/W/B Boltaron
    Neck - Mahogany
    Headstock - Slotted / square slots / 6 string / diamond
    Asking price - $3000

    PHOTO #2

    2014 John Mayer OMJM
    Back - Solid East Indian Rosewood
    Sides - Solid East Indian Rosewood
    Solid Englemann Spruce Top
    Style 45 Rosette
    Herringbone Top Inlay
    Low profile neck shape
    1 - 11/16 " Nut Width
    Ebony Fingerboard and Bridge
    Bone Nut
    Nickel Open Gear tuners w/ Butterbean Knobs
    Geib style case
    Asking price - $3000

    ( I've played this John Mayer ... incredible guitar )

    Thanks again everyone
     
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  2. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    PHOTO #1 2016 Martin Custom Shop 00-28 / 12 Fret lk.JPG
     
  3. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    PHOTO #2 2014 John Mayer OMJM IMG_2227.JPG
     
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  4. rob batz

    rob batz Synchromatic

    681
    Apr 17, 2014
    Bristol ct.
    Hope the sale goes well bud
     
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  5. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Thanks Rob , spread the word is much appreciated
     
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  6. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    Wow those are beautiful. Sorry for your friend man. Hope somebody can buy one of these, i can't afford such a guitar.
     
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  7. T Bone

    T Bone Country Gent

    Beautiful guitars, I hope a sale can be found.
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2019
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  8. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Both beauties, especially the 00-28. Sorry for her loss. GLWTS
     
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  9. latetotheparty

    latetotheparty Electromatic

    50
    Mar 18, 2018
    Omaha
    I missed nut width on 00?

    Definitely interested
     
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  10. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Age:
    53
    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    Keeping my fingers crossed for her, Rich.
     
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  11. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Love the look of the 00! Good luck!
     
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  12. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    71
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    All the best for a sale, Rich.
     
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  13. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta
    Those Mayer models are one of the best production Martins. Just incredible.
     
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  14. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Sill available gang . Just let me know and I'll pass along Roberta's info
     
  15. not_man_davo

    not_man_davo Synchromatic

    523
    Feb 13, 2015
    tejas
    That 00-28 is just incredibly beautiful. If I had the funds, I would loooooove to have that one.

    Good luck with the sales, those are some incredible guitars.
     
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  16. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Thanks davo . I posted this in the beginning of the month and @Wozob NGD thread reminded me of this thread . Figured I'd bump
     
  17. Charlie westside

    Charlie westside Country Gent

    Jul 27, 2018
    Sylmar Califirnia
    I just saw this today. Spreading the word. So sorry for your friends loss.
     
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  18. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Thanks Charlie . She could sure use the sale
     
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  19. Good luck with the sale, Rich. I hope for your friend’s sake, that they sell soon.
     
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  20. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Pass the word . A local sale would be great
     
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