1928 Gibson Nick Lucas Special

1928 Gibson Nick Lucas Special

    "Gibson Special - Nick Lucas Model: The wizardry of  Nick Lucas and his guitar is known to all music lovers... Here is an instrument with big, harp-like tone, responsive to the lightest touch, balanced in every register... It is indeed by an artist, for an artist..... Style Nick Lucas - $125"  …
1928 Martin 00-28 video!

1928 Martin 00-28 video!

I'm continually amazed by this little box. It's in lovely condition and ready for the studio, stage, or collection. Here's a small taste of what it sounds like. We hope you enjoy! Leave a comment and let us know.   This Martin 00-28 made in Martin's Nazareth, PA factory in 1928…
1928 Gibson Nick Lucas… from an email

1928 Gibson Nick Lucas… from an email

I'm active on a couple of guitar nerd forums and I like to look out for cool guitars.  The Gibson Nick Lucas Special is one of my all-time favorite guitars ever produced.  Here is an email that I got from the grandson of the original owner of this guitar:My grandfather…
2018 top 5 vintage guitars

2018 top 5 vintage guitars

~Truevintageguitar.com~ The vintage guitar haul from 2018 was one for the record books! I love every guitar that comes through the shop, which is why I bought them in the first place, but there are a few pieces that stick out above the rest. When I think back on them…
1929 Martin 00-28

1929 Martin 00-28

Martin's style 28 became a very popular trim level for the company after its introduction in 1870. The 00 body size (14 1/8" wide at that time) was considered large compared to the parlor style guitars popular in the 1920s. 1929 marked an important year for Martin guitars as a…
Another Nick Lucas…. This one is probably a little later

Another Nick Lucas…. This one is probably a little later

This Nick Lucas walked into the local shop that I frequent.   My ears perked up when I heard about it even though I knew it was a bit rough.  Since there were only 57 (but about 200 have been found/documented, an estimated 400 total produced thanks to some forum…