Instruments For Sale

6 course renaissance lute by Bruce Brook
Marshall amplifier AS50D for acoustic instruments
Turkish oud

With all instruments, carriage is paid by the buyer, and collection in person is possible. If anyone would like to visit and try the instrument before you buy, you are most welcome and this is preferable. Overseas sales (outside of the UK) will be considered in the case of known and reputable musicians.

If you are interested in any instrument, please be in touch via the contact form at the bottom of this page. Offers will be considered.

6 course renaissance lute by Bruce Brook

6 course lute in g’ after Gerle by Bruce Brook, 2010, as new. Vibrating string length 60cm. Neck of plum with ebony edging; pegs and bridge of plum; 11 ribs of slab-sawn ribbled ash. Currently strung with Aquila nylgut and Savarez KF basses. Comes with fitted Kingham case.


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Marshall amplifier AS50D for acoustic guitar / mandolin / fiddle / violin / ukulele

The Marshall AS50D is a 50W professional acoustic amplifier, designed for any acoustic instrument with a magnetic pickup, piezo or microphones. It has two 8” Celestion speakers and a high fidelity tweeter to deliver high clarity sound across all frequencies. With two channels and multiple input features, both vocals and an instrument can be run through this amp without affecting sound quality.

This amp sells new for £260–£299. On sale with one previous careful owner for £200. With it, I am giving away a Custom Audio Electronics Boost Line Driver, £92 new, for those times when you want to boost the volume to lift your instrument in the mix for a solo, and leads to go with it.

2 channels
50W output
Outputs: DI out, line out, effects loop
Inputs: 2 x instrument jacks, 1 x Phono (Aux) In and 1 x XLR, Footswitch
Controls: Acoustic channel 1 (volume, bass, treble), microphone/aux channel 2 (volume, bass, treble), chorus channel selection, chorus effect speed, chorus effect depth, reverb balance, reverb level, anti-feedback frequency sweep, volume
Effects: reverb, chorus
Speakers: 2″ x 8″ plus tweeter; 8Ω, impedance 4Ω.
Detachable power cable included
Dimensions (including feet and handle): W 550mm = 21.7″, H 415mm = 16.3″, D 255mm = 10″
Weight: 16 kg = 35 lbs


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Turkish oud

Oud by unknown maker, Turkey (2000). There are a huge number of tunings for the oud. This instrument is currently in a variation of Old Turkish, Armenian and Greek tuning, d’ a e B A G, all courses double unisons except the single bottom G. It is currently strung with Aquila nylgut and Savaerez KF basses, which emphasises the middle frequencies. A standard set of modern oud strings, nylon and overwounds, also works well and gives a clean, bright sound. This oud comes with a Kingham case worth £475. This instrument can be seen and heard in the video below.


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