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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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  • Rancher, ’57

    Western Orange, Serial # 21485. The Fred Gretsch Company introduced its most famous flat-top, The Rancher in1954. The Rancher was a jumbo 17 inch wide, triangular soundhole acoustic based on… READ MORE

  • Val Pro 85 Bass, ’61

    White, Serial # T68518.

  • 335, ’67

    Fireglo, Serial # 6K4637.

  • J-200, ’55

    Natural, Serial # A20043. The “Singing Cowboy” phenomenon of the 1930s was the main inspiration for the “King of the Flattops”, Gibson’s J-200. Cowboy movie idol, Ray Whitley approached Gibson… READ MORE

  • ES-125 Tenor, ’66

    Cherry Sunburst, Serial # 851490.

  • ES-355, ’63

    Cherry, Serial # 101330. Mono version with earlier features including: Grover Rotomatic tuners, Bigsby vibrato, and no serial number on the back of the headstock. This is one of only… READ MORE

  • J-160E, ’55

    Sunburst, Serial # 172722. While Gibson had been making electric arch-top and steel guitars since the 1930’s, it wasn’t until the early ‘50s that a flat-top was electrified.  The first… READ MORE

  • Trini Lopez Custom, ’67

    Cherry Sunburst, Serial # 892010. The Trini Lopez model was introduced in 1965 with input from the popular singer. After moving from Dallas to Beverly Hills in the early ‘60s,… READ MORE

  • Firebird V, ’64

    Sunburst, Serial # 172272.

  • Thunderbird II, ’64

    Sunburst, Serial # 193823.

  • Custon 24 Semi-Hollow, ’90

    Sunburst, Serial # 049310.

  • Val Pro 85, ’61

    White, Serial # T68518.

  • D-28, ’37

    Natural, Serial # 66725. Over seventy years after its first appearance, the Dreadnought size guitar remains the most popular among acoustic guitar players. The Dreadnaught (named after the HMS Dreadnought,… READ MORE

  • TG-25N, ’65

    Natural, Serial # 31842.

  • Precision Bass, ’65

    Olympic White, Serial # L86059. The Fender Precision Bass was introduced in late 1951 and almost immediately had a dramatic lasting effect on how music was heard and played.  This… READ MORE

  • Custom Esquire, ’63

    Sunburst, Serial # L18136. The Fender Esquire was officially unveiled in April of 1950 as Fender’s first standard electric solid body guitar. It originally had one pickup in the bridge… READ MORE

  • Jaguar, ’61

    Dakota Red, Serial # 73776.

  • J-45, ’57

    Sunburst.

  • Broadcaster, ’50

    Blonde, Serial # 0163.   In the late 1940’s, Leo Fender began working on a practical electric Spanish guitar. The design would be simple, and the guitar would be easy… READ MORE

  • 1155, '58

    Natural, Serial # X88699. Gibson made J-50 Body as used by National during the period.

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J-MOD100 Now Available for Pre-Order
January 31, 2017 by Tylor

No compromise amp designed with John Mayer. The J-MOD 100 amplifier was intimately designed by Paul Reed Smith, Doug Sewell, and John Mayer to not only handle Mayer’s live work… READ MORE

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  • Goodbye 2016!
    December 31, 2016 by Justin Zeman

    We would like to thank all of our customers for an amazing 2016. We wouldn’t exist without such a solid customer base. Happy New Years from Dave’s Guitar Shop! We… READ MORE

  • Shop Talk in Guitar World
    December 30, 2016 by Tylor

    We are excited to be featured in the newest issue of Guitar World in “Shop Talk” featuring the coolest guitar shops in the nation! Check it out:

  • Closed Christmas Eve
    December 23, 2016 by Tylor

    We will be closed Christmas Eve to Celebrate the Holidays. We will be opened on Monday Dec. 26th. We will you all a Safe and Happy Holiday! Thanks for all… READ MORE