Hours: Mon - Thu 10:30am - 8:00pm  -=-  Fri - Sat 10:30am - 5:30pm  -=-  211 Lambert Ave., Palo Alto, Ca 94306,  650-493-2131  -=-  Toll Free: 888-493-2131  -=-   Contact us

» All Guitars
» Steel String Guitars
» Vintage & Used Only
» Nylon String Guitars
» Solid-body Electrics
» Archtop Guitars
» Small Size Guitars
» 12-String Guitars
» Resophonic Guitars
» Lap Steel Guitars
» Left-Handed Guitars
» Misc Guitars
» All Banjos
» 5-st. Open Back Banjos
» 5-st. Resonator Banjos
» Plectrum Banjos
» Tenor Banjos
» Mandolin Family
» Violin Family
» Basses
» All Ukuleles
» Soprano Ukes
» Concert Ukes
» Tenor Ukes
» Baritone Ukes
» Banjo Ukes
» Dulcimers
» Amplifiers
» Instrument Cases
» LeftHand Instruments
» Vintage Parts
» Miscellaneous

» Allison Guitars
» Bart Reiter Banjos
» Blueridge Guitars
» Bourgeois Guitars
» Collings Guitars
» Gibson Guitars
» Gretsch Guitars
» Huss & Dalton Guitars
» Kamaka Ukuleles
» Kentucky Mandolins
» Martin Guitars
» Vintage Martins
» McPherson Guitars
» National Guitars
» Northfield Mandolins
» Rick Turner Guitars
» Santa Cruz Guitars
» Taylor Guitars
» Veillette Guitars

The Gryphon Advantage
Here are some of the reasons Gryphon is so well regarded.

Featured Instruments

1957 Fender Stratocaster

New Ome Celtic, Megatone tone ring, Mahogany

New Gitane D-500

The Metronome is Your Friend
with Paul Mehling
  Next Week Sat, Apr 04, 2015

Secrets of Gypsy Jazz Guitar
with Paul Mehling
  Next Week Sat, Apr 04, 2015

Jack Tuttle's group classes start the week of April 6th
with Jack Tuttle
  Mon, Apr 06, 2015
Jack is leading six classes this quarter:
Beginning Mandolin
More Bluegrass Mandolin
Beginning Bluegrass Banjo
Easy Western Swing Jam
Bluegrass Jamming (two classes!)
Bluegrass Guitar
Rock Your Uke with Greg Vaughan
with Greg Vaughan
  Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Greg Vauhan's ever-popular Rock Your Uke series begins the next session on Thursday, April 16th.
Essential Strums for Ukulele
with Li'l Rev
  Sat, Aug 01, 2015

Triplet Patterns for Ukulele
with Li'l Rev
  Sat, Aug 01, 2015

New Taylor Guitars Shipped FREE When Purchased Online
Free ground shipping of all new Taylor Guitars in stock within the 48 states when you use the "Buy it Now" button on the instrument page
Gryphon Welcomes The New Taylor 600 Series

Take a look at the much anticipated, newly redesigned 600 series from Taylor. We just took delivery of two fantastic 616ce models, as well a 618ce. With optimized bracing, a torrefied spruce top, protein glue construction and a hand rubbed "Brown Sugar" stain on the back and sides, the 600 series has been "refreshed" in more ways than one.

Richard Talks Larson Brothers Guitars on Antiques Roadshow

Check out Richard's latest appearance on Antiques Roadshow. He and host Mark Walberg visit Vintage Guitar magazine's headquarters to discuss one of America's lesser known guitar makers.

Gryphon Stringed Instruments

Our Hours

Monday through Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Contact us

Our Location

211 Lambert Avenue
at the corner of Park and Lambert
Palo Alto, California 94306
Toll Free: 888.493.2131
Gryphon Ebay Auctions
Fresh Auctions Every Week!!

c. 1850s Parlor Guitar Project with Wood Coffin Case

c. 1927 Vega Tubaphone Professional Plectrum Banjo, 12" pot

Nikon Nikkor 85mm F1.4 lens
Sign up for the
Gryphon eGazette

See Sample Articles

Video of the Day

Online Store
Robot Johnson T-Shirt
Wegen Picks