Frequently Asked Questions
About Acoustic Guitar


Where Are the Most Famous Acoustic Guitar Stores?

The Following stores are generally acknowledged to have the finest selection of new or used acoustic guitars in the world.  Reports from rmmga readers who have visited these guitar stores indicate that most people seem to leave these establishments either drooling, or in debt. :-)

United States/Canada

Elderly InstrumentsElderly Instruments is a music store and mail-order service featuring a huge stock of new and used guitars, basses, amplifiers, effects, banjos, mandolins, fiddles, dulcimers, harmonicas, accordions, bodhrans, and other instruments, an extensive selection of instructional books and videos, plus 1000's of hard-to-find CD's & cassettes.

Elderly Instruments
P.O. Box 14210-FG
1100 N. Washington
Lansing, MI 48901
(517) 372-7890

Gruhn Guitars was founded in 1970 in Nashville, TN, just around the corner from the historic Ryman Auditorium. Since then, this shop has become THE place to find rare and fine guitars, mandolins and banjos.  In that quarter-century, George Gruhn has established himself as the world's leading authority on vintage fretted musical instruments.

Gruhn Guitars, Inc.  
400 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203 USA
(615) 256-2033

Mandolin Brothers, widely known as one of the largest dealers in the world of vintage, new and used American fretted instruments.
'One of the best guitar shops in the world,' -The Boston Globe

Mandolin Brothers
629 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310-2576
(718) 981-3226 (phone)
(718) 981-8585 (phone)

Buffalo Brothers, located in Northern San Diego County Coastal in the city of Carlsbad, they offer the finest in new, used and vintage stringed instruments since 1971.  They have a 100% upgrade policy on guitars you purchase from them.

Buffalo Brothers
4901 El Camino Real, Carlsbad.CA
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: 760-434-4567


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