Acoustic Guitar Auction Results

Many thanks to the bidders in the Acoustic Guitar 30th Anniversary Auction, which ended at midnight on Sunday, May 10. Many people have asked why these guitars are considered so special. The reason: Only two of each model was ever made, incorporating a specially designed Acoustic Guitar 10th Anniversary ornament.…

Place Your Bid on Our Custom Collings D41

By DAVID LUSTERMAN Like all 12 custom guitars in Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection, for many years we displayed our Collings D41 on an office wall. I called it ‘Il Cannone’ – The Cannon – the nickname Nicolò Paganini bestowed on the 1743 Guarneri del Gesú violin he played…

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Bidding Starts with a Bang in the Acoustic Guitar Auction

More than 275 bids were submitted in the first of our three-week-long Acoustic Guitar 30th Anniversary Auction, with six of the 12 instruments already meeting their reserve prices. Guitars by Taylor, Collings, Martin, and Yamaha have been the most hotly contested, while the Gibson, Martin, and Santa Cruz instruments are…

Place Your Bid on Our Custom Santa Cruz PJ

When we used to display the 12 custom guitars in Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection on our office walls, it was always fun to see visitors’ reactions to the instruments. The one that seemed to pique their curiosity most was our 2000 Santa Cruz PJ, an exquisite parlor-style guitar…

Bidding Begins Today in Our 10th Anniversary Auction!

Time to mount up and proceed to the starting gate: Bidding begins today on the Acoustic Guitar 10th Anniversary Custom Guitar Auction. Unique custom instruments from Breedlove, Collings, Gibson, Guild, Larriveé, Martin, National Resophonic, Ovation, RainSong, Santa Cruz, Taylor, and Yamaha, all built in 2000. 50% of the net proceeds benefit the…

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Place Your Bid on Our Custom Collings D41

By DAVID LUSTERMAN Like all 12 custom guitars in Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection, for many years we displayed our Collings D41 on an office wall. I called it ‘Il Cannone’ – The Cannon – the nickname Nicolò Paganini bestowed on the 1743 Guarneri del Gesú violin he played…

Hear Gretchen Menn Play Our Custom Santa Cruz PJ

This custom 2000 Santa Cruz PJ is from Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection. In celebration of our 30th anniversary in 2020, we’re putting our collection up for auction from April 20 through May 10, giving you the opportunity to bid on a piece of guitar history and support guitar…

Hear Dix Bruce Play Our Custom Martin HD-28V

This custom 2000 Martin HD-28V is from Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection. In celebration of our 30th anniversary in 2020, we’re putting our collection up for auction, starting on April 20 and closing on May 10, giving you the opportunity to bid on a piece of guitar history and…

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Hear Gretchen Menn Play Our Custom Ovation Adamas CVT

This custom 2000 Ovation Adamas CVT is from Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection. In celebration of our 30th anniversary in 2020, we’re putting our collection up for auction from April 20 through May 10, giving you the opportunity to bid on a piece of guitar history and support guitar…

Hear Mimi Fox Play Our Custom Taylor 914C

This Taylor 914C Custom 2000 is from Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection. In celebration of our 30th anniversary in 2020, we’re putting our collection up for auction from April 20 through May 10, giving you the opportunity to bid on a piece of guitar history and support guitar education…

Hear Pete Madsen Play Our Custom RainSong WS1000

This custom 2000 RainSong WS1000 is from Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection. In celebration of our 30th anniversary in 2020, we’re putting our collection up for auction from April 20 through May 10, giving you the opportunity to bid on a piece of guitar history and support guitar education…

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Hear Dix Bruce Play Our Custom Larriveé LV-10

This custom 2000 Larriveé LV-10 is from Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection. In celebration of our 30th anniversary in 2020, we’re putting our collection up for auction from April 20 through May 10, giving you the opportunity to bid on a piece of guitar history and support guitar education…

Hear Mimi Fox Play Our Custom Guild JF65-12

This custom 2000 Guild JF65-12 is from Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection. In celebration of our 30th anniversary in 2020, we’re putting our collection up for auction from April 20 through May 10, giving you the opportunity to bid on a piece of guitar history and support guitar education…

Hear Pete Madsen Play Our Custom National Style O Deluxe

This custom 2000 National Resophonic Style O Deluxe is from Acoustic Guitar magazine’s 10th Anniversary Collection. In celebration of our 30th anniversary in 2020, we’re putting our collection up for auction from April 20 through May 10, giving you the opportunity to bid on a piece of guitar history and…

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Bob Dylan Couldn’t Have It. But You Can.

OK, he’s got the Presidential Medal of Freedom, ten Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, an Oscar, a special Pulitzer, and the Nobel Prize for Literature. But when Bob Dylan saw a photo of the “photonegative” Martin HD-28V owned by Acoustic Guitar magazine in our December 2000 issue and requested one…

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10th Anniversary Guitar Collection Back from the Shop

It turns out you can fit 12 hard guitar cases in the back of a Volvo XC70 and still see out the rearview mirror! I’m just back from Sonoma Guitarworks in bucolic Petaluma, California, where owner Geoff Luttrell and guitar tech Cormac McGrath just finished putting our 10th Anniversary Collection…

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