Selling a high-quality luthier-made steel string

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Selling a high-quality luthier-made steel string

Post by TrickyFish » Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:57 am

Its official, I dont play my steel string guitars anymore, so I am looking to sell my two steel string guitars:

One guitar is a fair quality well known brand that i will sell on consignment at a local shop here in Sydney.

But my main steel string guitar is a high quality luthier-made guitar. It is a beautiful guitar, but I simply dont play it.

Any recommendations re where / how to sell a niche super high quality steel string guitar?

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Post by UKsteve » Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:59 pm

Yep, AGF is absolutely the best place for international visibility and will pay off if the luthier is someone with an international reputation. I've sold several there over the years.

Have to say, it's a pretty hard market out there at the moment.

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Post by simonm » Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:03 pm

Ask over on anzlf.com - they might know of some site that is preferred in Australia.

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Re: Selling a high-quality luthier-made steel string

Post by FeiKer » Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:08 am

I'm interested/ curious, what are the guitars?
Miguel J Almeria 50 Prestige
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Re: Selling a high-quality luthier-made steel string

Post by petermc61 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:02 am

FeiKer wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:08 am
I'm interested/ curious, what are the guitars?
So am I!

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Post by singlechange » Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:15 pm

You might try here at https://reverb.com/. Reverb.com markets itself as world's leading marketplace for music gear and though it is based in U.S.A., I have seen international sellers there.

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Re: Selling a high-quality luthier-made steel string

Post by Scott Phillips » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:15 am

AGF dude!

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Re: Selling a high-quality luthier-made steel string

Post by TrickyFish » Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:10 pm

Its a Trevor Gore steel string. Great guitar, but i dont play steel string anymore. I’ve put it up for sale my local music shop at a bargin price:

https://guitarfactory.net/collections/u ... ivory-used

They sold my Maton Australian very quickly.

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Post by petermc61 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:13 pm

If you don’t sell it in the next few months let me know, I might be interested in trying a steel string later in the year.

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Re: Selling a high-quality luthier-made steel string

Post by TrickyFish » Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:12 am

Sounds good. Its a wonderful guitar and i’d like to see it go to a good home.

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Re: Selling a high-quality luthier-made steel string

Post by Cincy2 » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:53 am

I've had very good luck with Reverb and the Acoustic Guitar Forum. I would try AGF first. It's a smaller potential buyer group but they can be trusted more than an anonymous buyer on Reverb.

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