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“Welcome to the guitar collection. On the second floor of our store we have on display over 300 guitars and more than 50 amps that I’ve accumulated over the years. The friends and customers that have visited us seem to really appreciate being able to view this, so we thought we would share it with our online friends and fellow guitar enthusiasts as well. Enjoy!”

– Dave Rogers

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    ES-350 Tenor, '55

    Natural, Serial # A5824. As the Jazz Age matured in the 1930’s, the loud rhythmic pulse of the banjo gave way to silky even tones of the archtop guitar. The… READ MORE

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    ES-355 '60

    Cherry, Serial #A32582. A very clean example with just a bit of gold plating wear.

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    ES-345, '64

    Sunburst, Serial # 176409.

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    ES-345 '60

    Cherry, Serial #A34224. The color has faded nicely on this one. A nice early ’60 with the long guard and clear knobs.

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    ES-345 '59

    Sunburst, Serial #A31007. The gold plating is a bit worn and the tuners are starting to shrivel up, but this is a great guitar. I love the late 50’s/early 60’s… READ MORE

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    ES-345 '60

    Sunburst, Serial #A32846, An early ’60 with the clear top knobs and the long guard.

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    EH-150, Late '30s

    Sunburst.

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    Prototype Bass, Mid 70's

    Cherry Sunburst, I’ve never seen another one like this and probably for a good reason! It is an odd duck, that’s for sure!

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    Map Guitar '84

    Natural, Kind of a silly thing. I think these were mostly meant as a promotional item, but this guitar gets some of the most attention of anything in the collection… READ MORE

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    ES-340TD, Early 70's

    Natural, An unusual version of an ES-335 with a 3 piece maple neck.

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    ES-150 '69

    Natural, These look a lot like an ES-335, but they are completely hollow and much thicker. These never really did catch on in the vintage market, but I’ve always been… READ MORE

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    ES-355 '65

    Sparkling Burgundy, The face has faded to an interesting gold color! Some nasty Gibson/Schaller tuners installed, but since the damage was already done, I left them alone.

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    ES-175, '61

    Sunburst, Serial # A35924. A very clean guitar that is a recent addition to the collection. This is complete with the Brown case, all of the hang tags, and the paperwork…. READ MORE

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    ES-175, '62

    Sunburst, Serial # 85879.

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    ES-330, '60

    Natural

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    ES-335, '58

    Sunburst, Serial # A28163.  In the late ‘50s Gibson designed a guitar meant to have the look and feel of a traditional hollowbody, while also having the sonic advantages of… READ MORE

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    ES-335, '61

    Cherry, Serial # A35742.

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    ES-335, '61

    Sunburst, #10086.

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    ES-335, '63

    Sunburst, #139877.

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    ES-335, '64

    Sunburst, Serial # 66165.

Recent News

DGS Vintage Demo Series
January 19, 2016 by Justin Zeman Vintage Demo News Banner

Here at Dave’s Guitar Shop we have been working on our videos and we have a brand new series called “DGS Vintage Demo”. Once a week we take a guitar… READ MORE

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    Taylor New for 2016 Event
    January 6, 2016 by Tylor

    We are excited to be hosting a New for 2016 Taylor Find your Fit event! Stop down to be one of the first to experience what is new from Taylor… READ MORE

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    Chris Thile and The Loar
    December 2, 2015 by Tylor

    We had the opportunity to catch The Punch Brothers in concert at the Overture Hall in Madison, Wi last night. We were lucky enough to score some time with Chris… READ MORE

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    Now In Stock – Gibson Custom Shop Bonabyrd
    November 25, 2015 by elliott@davesguitar.com

      Now in Stock! Check it out Here: www.davesguitar.com/bonabyrd