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Archive of Notable Vintage Instruments we have sold

When you have been in the business as long as Gryphon Stringed Instruments, you see a lot of really nice instruments. Over the years we have taken pictures of many, many guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles... what have you.

In these Archives we are sharing with you pictures of some of the instruments that have come through our doors over the decades. These instruments are not for sale. They have all found homes. To see what we have in stock now, head on over to our current inventory. We are presenting these pages for your research and entertainment. Again, these instruments are no longer for sale. These archives just gives you an idea of the kinds of fine vintage instruments we have been selling for over 40 years!

Click on one of the pictures or links below to begin your journey.

Steel Stringed Guitars


Arch-Top Guitars


Electric Guitars


Classical Guitars

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.

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Our Location

211 Lambert Avenue
at the corner of Park and Lambert
Palo Alto, California 94306
Toll Free: 888.493.2131

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