2nd Hand

Second Hand Instruments

Curvy Sounds is closed for Easter from Monday the 15th to Monday the 22nd.We reopen on Tuesday 23rd of April.    Normal hours-Tuesday-Saturday 9.30am -5.30pm                              .                 -Thursday-9.30am-6.30pm                                                 .             -Closed  -Sundays & Mondays       

We buy and sell second hand instruments.

We offer a lovely range of second hand guitars, all of which have unique characters and stories and each sounds and feels so different. All of them are given a Curvy Sounds service when they arrive,so they are fixed and set up to play like a dream.

If you can, come in and test them out,see what suits you!

If you are from further afield and can't come to the shop,but are interested in a second hand guitar,email us at curvysounds@yahoo.com and we will give you  an in depth, description of the instrument .



Second Hand Instruments

Acoustic Bass-Gear4music
( Acoustic BassG4music )

  This Electro-Acoustic Bass is made by Gear 4 Music.It's Spruce Top and Sapele back and sides give it broad,dynamic range.It's Nato neck and Poplar fingerboard,give it a warm tone and a natural feel.The depth and size of the body give it excellent acoustic projection and volume, and the preamp with eq,makes it an perfect instrument for live acoustic gigs.    ...

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Aiersi Gypsy Jazz Guitar GPO2TS
( Aiersi Gypsy Jazz )

Aiersi Gypsy Jazz Guitar GPO2TS. This Beautiful Guitar has been made in homage to the Gypsy Jazz guitars played by Django and his compadres in the 1930's in the heyday of the french Gypsy swing Scene.This 'Petite Bouch' model has the distincitve oval sound hole and the guitar is just perfect fo playing Django style jazz.  ...

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Aria AC-9 Classical Guitar.
( Aria AC-9 )

This Vintage Aria-AC9 classical concert guitar is a proper Flamenco Guitar with double scratch plate to protect the body from wild, flying Flamenco nails.                                                                  ...

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( Audition )

,This fantastic Audition was made in Japan in the 60's.We restored this Guitar,it has all it's original parts but unlike these guitars in the 60's it now has a really low action and plays like an absolute dream .              Specifications : 2 single coil pick ups .              ...

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( Bandurria )

Reduced from £186 to £160.   The Bandurria  or Spanish Mandolin is a musical instrument which crosses a Mandolin with a Guitar.Small and tear dropped in shape- it has six double strings and so is accessible both to Mandolin and Guitar players Beautifully, hand crafted ,in Spain. It gives an Iberian flavour to your music!

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( Bandurria )

Reduced from £186 to £160.   The Bandurria  or Spanish Mandolin is a musical instrument which crosses a Mandolin with a Guitar.Small and tear dropped in shape- it has six double strings and so is accessible both to Mandolin and Guitar players Beautifully, hand crafted ,in Spain. It gives an Iberian flavour to your music!

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( Bazouki )

Reduced in sale from £310 to £225                                          Electro Acoustic Bazouki. Celtic Star,designed in Germany. Comes with Strap and Hard Case.

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Bedell HGM-28G
( Bedell HGM-28G )

The Bedell company was founded by Tom  Bedell of the Two Old Hippies Company ,which specialises in original interpretations of classic Guitar designs and produces very high Quality Guitars. We are selling this  Bedell Heritage Orchestra for the guitar player of Lindisfarne, so it has also has serious Heritage in the North Eastern music Scene! It has a...

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Cordoba C3M
( Cordoba C3M )

This Cordoba Iberia C3M,is a a handcrafted Classical guitar.with a solid Cedar top and Mahogany back and sides.It has a lovely warm tone and beautiful simple looks with it's natural matte finish and hand inlaid wooden rosette.                                     ...

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Cort 5 string Bass
( Cort 5string Bass )

Cort 5 String Bass. GB35 Tuned to a low B-great sub base frequencies .Stonking Fat Sound! Well balanced to hold and it's Curvy sounds set up, with low action makes it really easy to play. Made in Indonesia Serial number: 021114215 Body:Agathis Neck :Canadian Maple  Fretboard:Rosewood  Frets:22 Sclae :34" Inlay:...

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De Armond Starfire Custom Guild
( De Armond Starfire )

De Armond Starfire Custom Guild                                                        Serial number: KC 9094018...

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Deville Telecaster
( Deville Telecaster )

 Deville Telecaster Classic Telecaster just set up by Curvy Sounds,playing beautifully. Made in Korea Specifications: 2 Single coil pick ups 3 way switch. Volume control. Tone control.

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Dooge Rat Rod Bass
( Dooge Rat Rod Bass )

This Dooge Bass is designed and hand built in Newcastle by Ian Dugini of Rat Rod Relic Guitars and Basses He has given this Bass an alternative Strat style body shape , finished it with pistachio green and reliced it ,to give it a driftwood feel. A totally unique Bass. If you want a Guitar,Bass or cigar box guitar made to your own...

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Dooge Rat Rod Guitar
( Dooge Rat Rod Guitar )

These Dooge Guitars are  designed and hand built in Newcastle by Ian Dugini of Rat Rod Relic Guitars and Basses He has given this Guitar an alternative Telecaster look , finished it with beach hut green and reliced it ,to give it a driftwood feel. A totally unique Guitar. If you want a Guitar made to your own specifications ring Ian on 07563720897 ...

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Eko Acoustic Bass BA4CEQ
( Eko Acoustic Bass )

 Eko Acoustic Bass- BA4CEQ  This is a beautifully designed  acoustic bass with a lovely rich deep ,tone.Its been given a Curvy Sounds set up and now plays so easiy. Specifications: Top;Solid Spruce. Back and Sides: Rosewood. Neck: Mahogany-Bolted. Fingerboard:Rosewood-scale 870mm. Truss Rod-double action. Pick ups Eko 4...

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Epiphone Dot
( Epiphone dot )

The Epiphone Dot ,Semi-acoustic is based on the the Gibson ES-335 ,an is an absolute classic of a guitar! The warmth and depth of its dual humbuckers is enhanced by the natural acoustics of its semi hollow laminate Maple body and the tone produced is rich and luminous.  It intonation and tuning holds beautifully ,due to  the quality of the tuning pegs and the...

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Epiphone ES-339
( Epiphone ES-339 )

Epiphone Dot ES-339 EB  Serial number: 12111500295                                                               This small bodied Epiphone gives you the fluid tone and sustain of a semiacoustic,while retaining the...

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Epiphone Thunderbird Bass
( Epiphone Thunderbird )

The Epiphone Thunderbird Bass was first made in the Kalmazoo factory by Gibson in 1963 ,designed by the automotive designer Ray Dietrich.And its iconic body shape and headstock, giving the dynamic look of a hawk in flight,has remained the same to the present day. s/n-U06120031 This IV Thunderbird was made in the Unsung factory in Korea in 2006. Specifications:...

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Fender Acoustic Dreadnought cutaway CD -60 CE BK
( Fender Acoustic CD60 )

This Fender CD-60 CE BK is a great guitar from Fender's budget range .It has laminate Spruce top and laminate Mahogany back and sides ,soild mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard and it produces a well balanced tone with a good level of warmth and projection.Its cut away body shape helps you reach those top notes and is comfortable to play.          ...

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Fender custom deluxe Stratocaster
( Fender custom deluxe )

2013 Fender Custom Deluxe Stratocaster.This Stratocaster is a top of the range custom shop model.It features a hand selected Okume body with a flame maple top, contoured for maximum comfort.Its neck is Flame Maple with Maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets.It's 3 single coil custom shop Fat 50's pick ups give it an incredible tone and the 5 way switch gives you huge breadth and...

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Fender Deluxe Stratocaster -Mexican
( Fender Deluxe Strat )

Made in Mexico in 2012-13-  serial number :MX12124228                   This Strat is a bit special, its Sapphire Blue finish zings against the tortoiseshell scratchplate, and its gold hardware give it a touch of bling! Like all Strats ,It is tonally versatile,but this has a few extra tricks-the  special mini...

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Fender Telecaster-Mexican
( Fender Tele MEx )

This lovely Metallic,Turquoise,Fender Telecaster was made in Mexico in 2010-2011.In very good condition with only a few tiny scratches, that are only visible on very close inspection.Very comfortable to play with low action and a Classic Tele tone.                                          ...

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Framus 60's semi acoustic Bass 64K
( Framus semi ac Bass )

1960's Vintage Framus Semi-acoustic Bass 64K.This Bass is very rare, we can't find another like it online . Made in the 60's in the heart of Bavaria in Germany ,it has an incredible tone, as deep and sonorous as a double bass, it can also produce an excellent 60's twang. And with it's pinstripe finish,with the curves of the body and f-holes...

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Framus Star Bass
( Framus Star Bass )

The Framus Star Bass is an iconic Bass of the 60's played most famously by Bill Wyman in the Rolling Stones.                                     This Star Bass has been lovingly restored by us at Curvy Sounds and now has a lovely, low action and plays like a dream!   ...

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Gibson Hummingbird 1973-1975
( Gibson Hummingbird )

Gibson Hummingbird Acoustic. 1973-75 made in the Kalamazoo factory This Guitar is one of the most iconic acoustics made by Gibson. Brought into production in the 60's,it was their first square shouldered dreadnought model and was made in the famed  Kalamazoo factory in Nashville USA. When you play it the tone is instantly recognizable as it was played in some of...

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Gio Ibanez Bass GSR180
( Gio Ibanez Bass )

Gio Ibanez Bass Guitar. GSR180 This is a very versatile bass.Its Nato body,maple neck`and rosewood fingerboard give a great range of well balanced tones with a brightness and warmth to suit any style of playing.The master tone control can give you anything from warm jazz tones to blasting rock bass. serial number I140907598 Specifications: 2...

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Godin SD
( Godin SD )

Godin SD. This Sunshine yellow Godin with it's pearloid scratch plate is, so good to look at, it's cheerful disposition cannot fail to make you smile.!                                                                  ...

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Guild -CD-1
( Guild CD-1 )

Guild CO-1 .This Guild is a really special Guitar with solid Western Red Cedar top and solid Mahogany back and sides it has a gorgeous, deep, resonant tone. It's Orchestra shape ,the rich tones of the cedar and Mahogany against the Cream binding,make it very pleasing to the eye and it feels lovely and comfortable to play.             Itwas a...

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Ibanez Bass SRX430
( Ibanez bass SRX40 )

 The Ibanez SDGR Active Bass SRX40 is designed for playing wild ,deep and heavy. Its Mahogany body and 3 piece Maple Neck give it huge sustain .It's humbucking pick ups give it crisp clarity as well as a warm depth. With the EQ 2 -band equaliser you can further alter your tone with volume,balancer,Bass boost / cut and Treble...

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Ibanez Pat Metheny PM120
( Ibnez Pat Metheny )

This Stunning Ibanez Semi acoustic PM120,was made to the specifications of Jazz great ,Pat Metheny .It's body is made entirely of solid Maple sculpted into the beautiful swells and curves of the hollow body double cut away shape,all outlined by delicate binding  . It has the most amazing liquid ,luminous tone which is enhanced by the warmth of the double humbucker pickups....

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Italia Mondial
( Italia Mondial )

This incredible,stylish Mondial,Italia is a very unusual guitar. It has 2 mono outputs enabling the guitar to make an acoustic and an electric sound simultaneously. Unique tones abound,courtesy of the special design 'Acousti-Glas' top and Italia Piezo jazz-style bridge,which combine with the Wilkinson double coils to create an incredibly versatile instrument on stage or in the...

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Kala KA UTAR Guitarlele
( Kala Guitarlele )

Kala "U-Tar" -Rare Baritone Scale Guitarlele....

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Kaye-Sg style 60's
( Kaye SG style )

This wild, wicked looking Kaye was made in Japan in the 60's .It came into the shop in a terrible condition, but has been restored to it's former glory and it now plays like a demon!It's toaster pickups ,give it a great squalling sound and it's massive 60's bendy bar,makes it seriously howl!This is a guitar straining at the lease to get back out there and...

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Lambert telecaster
( Lambert Tele )

This Lambert Telecaster   has been hand crafted by British maker Trevor Enderby of Lambert Guitars,based in Great Lumley.                             The Thinline, semi hollowbody,Telecaster has been exquisitely made with a Cherry back and Walnut front ,with musical note sound holes.The neck was hand...

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Lapsteel Jagard
( Lapsteel Jagard )

 Jagard Lapsteel. Formerly owned by a member of Maximo Park, its sparkling deep blue paintwork and languid ,liquid tone make it a  special little instrument.                                                      ...

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Left Handed Tanglewood Bass Guitar Warrior II
( Left hand Tanglewood )

Reduced  from £160  to £130.                                                  Tanglewood Left Handed Bass Guitar-Warrior II Specifications: Dark natural finish. 2 EMC Electronics Pick ups. 2 Volume controls. 1...

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Mcilroy AS40
( Mcilroy AS40 )

Mcilroy AS40 .Dermot Mcilroy was the formerly part of Lowden Guitars,working on the production floor as a guitar machinist and finally as production manager.He left Lowden and set up his own company in 2000 in order to produce his own exceptionally high quality acoustic...

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Rally Jazz semi-acosutic
( Rally Jazz Semi-acou )

Rally, Semi Acoustic Jazz. This is a beautifully made Guitar with abalone pearl inlays in the the fingerboard,bridge and headstock.It's humbucker pickups and deep hollow body give it a gorgeous liquid , luminous tone....

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Tanglewood Nevada VST XIX
( Tanglewood Nevada VS )

Tanglwood Nevada VST XIX.With the classic Strat look in a fetching turquoise colour this is a great guitar for the price tag.     Specifications: :Neck: Maple                                                           ...

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Tanglewood Parlour TGRPVSE
( Tanglewood TGRPVSE )

This Tanglewood Parlour Rosewood Grand Reserve electro acoustic is very comfortable to play due to it's small body.Its deep sunburst finish and herringbone binding make it very pleasing to the eye and its Rosewood back and sides and solis spruce top give it great depth and resonanace in the bass notes and a bright ,crystal clarity in the treble notes.  ...

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( Tiple )

This Tiple is a Columbian instrument.It is strung with 4 sets of 3 course strings and has an incredible glimmering tone. It is tuned like a tenor Guitar. If your looking for something to give you a new sound ,with a little Latin flavour this could be the instrument for you .

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Tokai SG
( Tokai SG )

Tokai SG. This is a great guitar,Chinese made but a fantastic player with great mischevious, squalling tone! Specifications: Body:Mahogany Neck:Maple-set Neck. Fingerboard: Rosewood.

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Silvertone Soprano Ukulele
( Uke Silvertone Sop )

Silvertone Soprano Ukulele  This stunning Vintage,1940’s Silvertone Ukulele ,was restored by renowned Luthier Kevin Parsons. These Ukes we’re sold by Sears and Roebuck in America in the 40’s, most Ukes made by the same company were branded Harmony from the 50’s onwards. All crafted in solid Mahogany, with beautiful 1940’s tuning...

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Ukulele Aloha 1920ís
( Ukelele Aloha )

Aloha Soprano Ukulele  This is a super rare ,much sought after,Aloha Ukulele made in Hawaii in the 1920’s. As the craze for a Ukes swept America,many American companies sprang up making Ukuleles and a lot of them pretended to be Hawaiian . The Hawaiian Uke making fraternity were incensed and it was made law that all Hawaii made Ukuleles had to have...

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Westfield B200 EB-3 Bass
( Westfield B200 EBass )

Westfield B200 EB-3  Bass,has a classic style based on the Gibson EB-3,and a fabulous fat rock tone, agreat wild,workhorse of a bass. Specifications :Colour:Cherry red                                                          ...

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