Available Instruments

We have a wide range of restored vintage instruments for sale. A sample of our offerings are listed below.

To purchase an instrument from the shop, contact us directly or visit the Fretted Strings Shop on Reverb by clicking the link below.

Fretted Strings Store on Reverb
Note: The instruments below will be listed on our Reverb Shop soon.

Overholtzer #15, 1970 Chico, CA

  • One of kind handmade by Art Overholtzer
  • Brazilian rosewood back and sides, neck binding peghead overlay
  • Spruce top
  • Double layers of binding allowed for a comfortable rounded edge
  • Modeled after the #13 (1969) that won “Grand champion” at the international violin and guitar makers association
  • $15,500

California Concert Ukulele 

  • Claro Walnut from Yolo County (top, back, & sides)
  • California Poppy peghead inlay
  • Honduran rosewood fingerboard and rosette
  • Honduran mahogany neck
  • Koa peghead veneer and bridge
  • Bone nut and saddle
  • X-braced concert ukulele
  • $1,100

Walnut Concert Ukulele 

  • Claro Walnut top, back, & sides
  • Honduran rosewood fingerboard
  • Honduran mahogany neck
  • Koa peghead veneer and bridge
  • Bone nut and saddle
  • Mother-of-pearl dot inlay
  • Fan-braced
  • $700



Cycletar Bicycle Guitar

  • One of a kind custom electric guitar made with recycled bike parts
  • One piece maple neck and body
  • 3 single coil lipstick tube pickups
  • Ebony fingerbaord and peghead overlay
  • Bigsby tremelo
  • Grover tuners
  • Volume and Pickup selector knobs are italian racing shift levers
  • All metal frame parts are welded together
  • Built in collaboration with Steve Nowicki
  • $5,500

1920’s Maurer – Larson Brothers

  • Solid Brazilian rosewood back and sides
  • Solid spruce top
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Brazilian rosewood bridge (replacement)
  • Bound top and soundhole
  • $2,700