Django Reinhardt got this guitar in 1940 and used it until his death in 1953. Reinhardt's wife, Naugine, gave the guitar to the museum in 1964. Up until this time, their son Babik used #503 to learn how to play.
Take a look inside an old, small-bodied Martin with a wide neck and nylon strings.
A choice, collectible jumbo with a stellar voice.
Though little known in the steel-string world, the guitars of Santos Hernández (1873–1943) are among the most collectible anywhere.
It’s not uncommon to find a prewar Gibson L-5 for sale, but it is uncommon for two from the same year to make a simultaneous appearance at the same shop.
Novelist Joseph Skibell had these Selmer-style instruments built in memory of his mother’s twin siblings.
Guitar geekery meets Game of Thrones at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)’s new exhibit Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces.
Two elements that may have nudged the D-28 ahead of the pack in terms of popularity were the herringbone trim and scalloped top braces.