1930s Gibson Roy Smeck Stage Deluxe conversion acoustic guitar, made in USA, ser. no. indecipherable; Back and sides: mahogany, heavy scratches and other blemishes, five vacant holes to the end, probably where an old tailpiece was once installed; Table: sunburst finish spruce, two significant cracks which appear to have been repaired; Fretboard: Brazilian rosewood; Frets: re-fret; Hardware: bridge previously re-glued, new saddle and bridge pins, reset scratchplate, replaced tuners; Other: back of the neck, head and front of head stripped, face of head refinished and missing original logo; Case: Kinsman compressed foam case

Estimate £2000 – 4000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £2000 (8th March 2018)