Dream Guitars has the ability to reach out and pluck those dream guitars from out of the air, where mere mortals are unable to find recordings of these beasts, let alone actual guitars. Paul’s kept himself at the center of the world of high-end guitars for 17 years now, patiently building his knowledge base and… Read more »
One of the services that Dream Guitars offers is representation for entire or partial collections. We are very fortunate to have many of the world’s top instrument collectors as our clients and at different times, and for various reasons, they may choose to sell some or all of their treasures. When they do, they call… Read more »
Check this out! This is a Brand New “Relic look” guitar from Jim Merrill. Merrill guitars are synonymous with great prewar tone. Jim employs all the building techniques that made the old Martin guitars the ‘Holy Grails’ we all revere including premium woods, hide glue construction and even the sea snail dot inlays like Martin… Read more »
Seems like every day there is something new to be excited about here at Dream Guitars. Today is no different. In fact this may be one of the most exciting days of the year. Our new inventory for the fall has been ordered. This means we need to make room for these new instruments and… Read more »
As you may have noticed, bottleneck slide guitar great Steve James spent quite a bit of time at Dream Guitars in our Weaverville, NC, studios back in May, when he came in for a house concert here. He took time out of his schedule to demo several National Resophonic guitars and perform the classic song,… Read more »
This amazing 1944 Martin D-18 comes to us from legendary musician David Grisman. David told us it had a sweet voice and great power, and he was right. We all love this guitar here at the shop. It is super lightweight and has a very woody voice with powerful trebles that are full and rich. The bass makes the… Read more »
We just received this extraordinary Martin 000-28H – a true vintage Dream Guitar. Skillfully maintained by luthiers Bill Tippin and the legendary T.J. Thompson, this classic beauty is in great shape and plays perfectly. Make no mistake about it, this is one of those “once in a lifetime” guitars, with unsurpassed vintage Martin tone. This… Read more »
1956 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop This is a beautiful, all original vintage 1956 Les Paul Goldtop with a carved maple top and mahogany back and neck. It features a bound rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlay, a pearl logo and Kluson tuners with tulip shaped tuner buttons. It has many advanced features such as the stop… Read more »
Last week’s our new Paul’s Pick* segment showcased a stellar vintage Martin 000-45 from 1930. We figured that since we’re already discussing incredible old Martins, we’d be remiss if we failed to mentioned another exceptional classic that is currently in our shop; this gorgeous 1931 OM-28. This is one of the all time great vintage… Read more »
This is a treasure. A well preserved 1930 Martin 000-45, quite simply one of the most collectible Martin Guitars ever made. Martin only made 21 of these in 1930 and only 341 in total. This pre war sweetheart embodies that Holy Grail tone all guitarist long for and all builders hold in esteem. Every note… Read more »
A few weeks ago, Paul received a call from a gentleman he’d never spoken to before. Like many conversations with Paul, this one ranged from guitars and motorcycles, fast cars, and the finer things in life. The callers name was John, and within a few minutes he and Paul discovered that they had many things… Read more »
This old National was stripped and left to rust, the customer described what it looked like . We found some picks , confirmed the serial #, the original color formula, and a copy of the original stencil for the back.. The customer gave us a good budget to work with and we went for it.… Read more »
Tony McManus recently won ‘Instrumental Solo Artist of the Year’ for Maker’s Mark: The Dream Guitars Sessions by Tony McManus. The album featured Tony’s stellar playing in conjunction with 15 handpicked instruments provided by Paul Heumiller of Dream Guitars. Congratulations to you Tony!
This a new arrival with a lot of history-read more about it here at https://dreamguitars.com/preowned/martin/martin_00-21_75143/martin_00-21_75143.php
We have another treasured Martin in our possession-learn more here at https://dreamguitars.com/preowned/martin/martin_000-45_41539/martin_000-45_41539.php
Players Say: "The best at what they do"
Having worked behind the scenes at Dream Guitars® for a couple of years now, I can safely say that Paul, Logan, and Larry are absolutely the best at what they do. They are honest and extremely knowledgeable about the instruments they sell. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to buy or sell a quality new, preowned, or vintage instrument. You won’t find this combination of talent anywhere else on the planet and I feel extremely lucky that they are here in my own backyard.