Full Body Archtops - High End Guitars

$1000 - $4000

ES-175 style guitars have been the staple instrument for jazz guitarists for decades. These are typified by a large, deep body, with sound holes; one or two pickups, and a free floating bridge on a rosewood base. Pickups may be mounted onto the guitars top - usually the case with dual pickup guitars. Most single pickup jazz boxes have the pickup floating above the top (they attach to the neck) as not to impede vibrations in the guitar's top. These are beautifully built guitars totally made for jazz. There are some other changes in style and ornamentation, but all are highly recommended instruments.

Gibson ES-175D

Gibson ES-175D

A beautiful guitar, but being a Gibson, doesn't come cheap. Sensibly priced vintage examples offer better value than new.
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D'Angelico EX-175

DAngelico EX-175

Really nice D'Angelico version of the classic ES-175. Wonderful detail on a great jazz guitar
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D'Angelico EXL-1

DAngelico EXL-1

The Excel EXL-1 has a spruce and maple body and maple and walnut neck, again beautifully made.
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Guild X-175

Guild X-175

Guild's version is available in sunburst and blonde. A really desirable professional quality guitar.
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The Loar LH650

Loar LH650

Few guitars in this price bracket have a hand carved top. The Loar 650 does, and for this reason alone places the LH650 (tonally at least) high up on our recommendation list.
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Eastman AR503

Eastman AR503

The AR503 also has a maple body, hand carved spruce top and ebony fretboard. Utterly superb guitar for the money. If this had a different name on the headstock, it might be four times this price.
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Eastman AR605

Eastman AR605

Another incredible guitar by Eastman. A carved spruce top is matched by carved mahogany sides and back. A beautiful instrument, and an incredible work of art.
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Full Body and Thinline Archtops - Mid-Price Guitars

$500 - $1000

Epiphone Emperor

Epiphone Emperor

The Epiphone Emperor is a very nice guitar. Gibson's attempt to take a slice of the mid-price archtop market. Reliable and functional.
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The Loar LH-302T

The Loar LH-302T-CVS

The Loar make some wonderful traditional guitars. This is the thinline version, though full body examples are also available.
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Eastman AR-371

Eastman AR-371

Eastman build carved and laminate top jazz boxes at much more sensible prices than some of their better known competitors. These guitars offer outstanding value for money.
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Ibanez AFC95

Ibanez AFC95

The Ibanez AFC95 is exceptional value for money, with a number of high end features: spruce top, floating pickups and ebony fretboard and bridge.
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Washburn J600K

Washburn J600K

This beautiful guitar looks the part with wooden bridge, tailpiece and pickguard. All-maple with some great woody tones.
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Gretsch G-100CE

Gretsch G-100CE

The G-100CE is a beautiful instrument with some really stylish features, all of it's own. It is also a superb playing musical instrument.
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Hagstrom HJ600

Hagstrom HJ600

Hagstrom have some history making jazz guitars, notably the 'Jimmy' designed in conjunction with James D'Aquisto. The HJ600 offers their twist on the 175.
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Godin 5th Avenue

Godin 5th Avenue CW

Godin Kingpin guitars are built in Canada out of cherry wood, and offer exceptional quality. This model is fitted with dual P90 pickups.
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Dean Palomino

Dean Palomino

Dean are better known for their rock guitars, but the Palomino, in it's various incarnations has all the characteristics of other 175 style guitars.
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Professional Jazz Guitars

The very best carved top jazz guitars are incredible instruments to play. You'll be sold on the very first note! Construction of such models is extremely labor-intensive, and these guitars are typically produced in very low numbers. Prices reflect this reality, and it is certainly worth looking at good condition used examples.

Gibson L5

The Gibson L5, and it's many electric and acoustic variants are incredible guitars. Astonishingly expensive, but worth every cent!
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Short scale and thinline, the Byrdland is an exceptional jazz guitar, and great for getting those wider-spaced jazz chords. Beautiful quality instrument.
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Entry Level Archtops

up to $500

Ibanez AF71F

Ibanez AF71F

The Artcore AF71F is a really nice guitar. Built like an early Gibson 175: all-maple body, mahogany neck and rosewood board. If you can find one for under $500, snap it up!
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Vintage Jazz Guitars

The Loar LH-280 Archtop Hollowbody Electric Guitar w / Hardshell Case, Sunburst

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, 78230, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$569

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PEERLESS Gigmaster Jazz Electric Hollowbody Archtop Guitar #7627 OHSC es175 tone

SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, 07901, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1195

NEW 2015 PEERLESS GIGMASTER JAZZ New 2015 PEERLESS Gigmaster Jazz Florentine Custom Hollowbody Archtop 2 routed set humbucker pickups 2 volume and 2 tone knob 24 74" scale with Inlays Nickel Harware “The Gigmaster Jazz has all the versatility of an ES 175 with more sustain, a little less weight and much more acoustic tone with great responsiveness, even with a light touch ” The GIGMASTER JAZZ is a 16-inch by 3 inch Arch Top Cutaway guitar with laminated arched maple top and back with ... more

NEW SUHR SELECT CUSTOM STANDARD ARCHTOP SEMI HOLLOW GUITAR CHERRY BURST SPRUCE

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, 53215, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4999

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Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor II Pro Archtop Electric Guitar Wine Red Finish 2016

CATONSVILLE, MARYLAND, 21228, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$679

New 2016 Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor II Pro Archtop Electric Guitar in Wine Red Finish Serial #: 1692304697 Featuring ProBuckers™ w / coil-splitting. The new Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO honors the "President of Bebop Guitar" and one of the most prolific and groundbreaking electric guitarists in the history of jazz. The Joe Pass Emperor-II PRO is a true archtop guitar with classic bracing and features Epiphone’s critically acclaimed new ProBucker™ pickups with coil-splitting plus the new... more

The Loar LH-302T Thinbody Archtop Cutaway Guitar Cherry Sunburst

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA, 90401, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$599

The Loar LH-302T Thinbody Archtop Cutaway Guitar Cherry Sunburst The 302 is a fully hollow, extremely lively, single-cutaway archtop with a 1-1 / 2" body depth and classic 16" lower bout. The Florentine cutaway was a classic 1960 design element added to thinbody archtops, allowing greater access to the upper frets. The dual P-90 pickup design covers a full range of tones in either bridge or neck positions - from clean and jazzy to bluesy fuzz. Thanks to the 1-11 / 16” nut width and 24-3 / 4”... more

BEAUTIFUL Epiphone DOT Archtop Guitar Natural & NEW Padded Gig New Open Box

WHITESBORO, NEW YORK, 13492, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$419

Check this out we have a BEAUTIFUL Epiphone DOT Archtop Electric Guitar with a Natural Finish & a Brand NEW Big Apple Music Exclusive Padded GigBag! This Epiphone DOT is an New Open Box with Full Warranty, actual pics of the guitar are posted Check out the pics, all are actual pictures of this Beautiful Epiphone! This may not ship in the original box but will ship in a double-walled guitar box, safely packed for shipment in a NEW Padded Gigbag and man, you will love the Natural Finish on this... more

Epiphone Masterbilt Century Zenith Classic Acoustic Electric Archtop Guitar 2016

CATONSVILLE, MARYLAND, 21228, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$779

New 2016 Epiphone Masterbilt Century Zenith Classic Acoustic Electric Archtop Guitar in Vintage Sunburst Finish Serial #: 16102302111 A History of Archtop Excellence Since 1931 Reinvented for the 21st CenturyEpiphone’s first Masterbilt archtops quickly rose to popularity during the 1930s “Big Band” era and were renowned for their warm woody tone, wide tonal range and punchy volume. However, with the invention of the electric guitar pickup, archtop acoustic guitars quickly became equipped ... more

PEERLESS WIZARD  Electric Hollowbody Archtop Blonde - 2 HB Pickups -GuitarsnJazz

SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, 07901, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1295

New 2014 PEERLESS WIZARD Custom Hollowbody Archtop 2 routed set humbucker pickups 2 volume and 1 tone knob The WIZARD CUSTOM Unique thinline cutaway hollow body guitar with a striking 17-inch wide laminated flame maple body. It has a very crisp and clear sound and distinctive look that you can never miss. The traditional rosewood bridge and tailpiece enhance the wooden quality for both sound and appearance. TWO HB pickups and individual volume controls allow you to get various tones for any kind... more

The Loar LH-304T Thinbody Archtop Cutway HH Guitar Vintage Sunburst 190839098245

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$479

The Loar LH-304T Thinbody Archtop Cutway HH Guitar Vintage Sunburst 190839098245 J44086005002001 This gear was returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores. Full Manufacturer warranty not applicable on all used products. The 304 is a fully hollow, extremely lively, single-cutaway archtop with a 1-1 / 2 in. body depth and classic 16 in. lower ... more

Guild Starfire V Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar with Bigsby Cherry Red

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$1199

Guild Starfire V Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar with Bigsby Cherry Red item# 1384185561018 A deluxe double cutaway loaded with features that give a fully expressive voice to your individual playing style. The classic Guild Starfire V is a semi-hollow beauty with a graceful 16 3 / 8? thinline body and twin Guild LB-1 “Little Bucker” pickups that make it an outstanding choice with an authentic Guild voice perfect for rock, blues, roots and more. The Starfire V’s all-mahogany body ... more

The Loar LH-350 Archtop Cutaway Hollowbody Guitar Sunburst

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, 64161, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$749

The Loar LH-350 Archtop Cutaway Hollowbody Guitar Sunburst A classic archtop that embodies the sound of traditional jazz guitar. The Loar's hand-carved, polyurethane-finished archtop cutaway guitar offers an excellent option for traditional jazz guitarists who want to make the classic archtop sound heard clearly for ensemble playing. The Kent Armstrong floating pickup amplifies the sweet natural tone of the hand-carved spruce top, while the Florentine cutaway allows unrestricted access to the ... more

Guild X-175 Manhattan Sunburst Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar w / Case

KINDERHOOK, NEW YORK, 12106, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$650

A strikingly beautiful and musically exceptional guitar, the X-175 Manhattan is an outstanding example of professional Guild tone, responsiveness and versatility. With its gracefully sculpted and richly resonant hollow body, rock-solid 3-piece neck and electrifying dual single-coil pickups, it evokes the enchanting Guild Manhattan model of the 1950s and '60s, marking the welcome return of a true Guild classic. Body • Body shape: Single cutaway • Body type: Hollow body • Body material: ... more

2011 Eastman AR880CE 16in John Pisano Model Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Natural

OXNARD, CALIFORNIA, 93030, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2645

Eastman AR-880-CE John Pisano Archtop Guitar in Barely Used Condition with Fiberglass CaseWhile it is Used, it remains in what I would call “Barely Used” condition. This guitar has been lovingly cared for since it has been in my personal collection. It has been kept in a smoke-free and temperature controlled environment at all times. This is a great sounding and playing guitar. Please look at pictures for actual item that is included. Sold as is. No returns. If you have any questions, please... more

EVH Wolfgang Special Black White Striped Archtop Guitar

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, 11209, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1549

EVH Wolfgang Special Black White Striped Archtop Guitar SKU: SS2346 Brand: EVH Condition: New Body Type: Solid String Configuration: 6 String Dexterity: Right-Handed Body Color: Black / White Country of Manufacture: Mexico MPN: 5107701517 STREET SOUNDS EST 1988 IS PROUD TO OFFER THIS:EVH WOLFGANG SPECIAL STRIPE BLACK WHITESN:WGM187778GUITAR WEIGHT: 7lbs. 6 oz NEVER USED, NEVER DISPLAYEDSET UP INCLUDEDSTREET SOUNDS 30 DAY TRIAL PERIOD INCLUDEDFREE SHIPPING IN CONTINENTAL U S. With a nod to Eddie ... more

The Loar LH-306T Thinbody Archtop Cutaway Electric Guitar Green

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, 64161, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$899

Home Guitars Percussion Accessories The Loar LH-306T Thinbody Archtop Cutaway Electric Guitar Green item# 1500000054613 The 306 is a fully hollow, extremely lively, single-cutaway archtop with a 1-1 / 2 in. body depth and classic 16 in. lower bout. The Florentine cutaway was a classic 1960 design element added to thinbody archtops, allowing greater access to the upper frets. The dual Loar-a-Tron humbucking pickup design covers a full range of tones in either bridge or neck positions - from clean... more

1950's Hopf Archtop Acoustic Guitar Very Clean w / Hard Case

MADISON, WISCONSIN, 53713, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$899

1950's Hopf Archtop, made in Germany, nice neck & frets, big neck, flamed Maple sides, all original, an extremely cool guitar, great condition, has a hard case-all the back hinges are broken. Buyer add $50 00 for USA lower 48 states shipping. <div style= " text-align:center " ><a style= " text-decoration:none" href= " http: / / mostpopular sellathon com / ?id=AC1173833 " ><img src= " http: / / www sellathon com / Resources / Images / countercredit gif" border= " 0">< / ... more

Vintage Weymann Archtop Acoutic Guitar Sunburst

BROOKFIELD, WISCONSIN, 53005, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1349

Vintage Weymann Archtop Acoutic Guitar Sunburst PLEASE CONTACT US WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR FOR AN IN-HAND DESCRIPTION What makes this guitar special: A fun little archtop featuring a solid spruce top with gorgeous flame maple back & sides. The chunky neck is very comfortable & plays well up & down the fretboard. The sound is rich, bright & punchy & quite loud actually. Professionally set up with fresh strings & low action, so it's ready to play straight out of the case. Cosmetic Condition: Various ... more

Epiphone Peerless Era Emperor Regent Jazz Archtop Guitar

WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA, 22601, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$799

Mid 1990s Emperor in very nice condition save for the light binding staining as shown. Looks much worse in the pictures than it actually presents in person. This is a fantastic sounding and playing guitar. I own one just like it and have been gigging with it for years. A superlative jazz guitar which is beautifully made. Plays wonderfully and very responsively. The sound is focused and defined and FAT when amplified Original case that has some wear but functions 100%. Feel free to ask any and ... more

Guild X-175 Manhattan Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar 190839606785 Open Box

DIRECT FROM MUSIC123, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$810

Guild X-175 Manhattan Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar 190839606785 Open Box J03000005001005 Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores. Full Manufacturer warranty not applicable on all used products. A strikingly beautiful and musically exceptional guitar, the X-175 Manhattan is an outstanding example of professional Guild tone, ... more

1977 Ibanez 2455 L-4 CES style "Lawsuit" Time Period Archtop Guitar

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 21224, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1850

Check US Out By Clicking the About Me Icon! 1977 Ibanez 2455 Archtop Modeled after the Gibson L-4 CES comes the Ibanez 2455 archtop. 16" wide body, Florentine Cutaway, Two original Super 70 Humbucking Pickups, L-5 style tailpiece, Signed F-hole label, and Star Back Tuners. Missing pickguard, Pickup covers removed, and the neck pickup surround is a replacement. Very good vintage condition displaying light play wear. No cracks or crack repairs. Included is the original hardshell case. A nice ... more

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