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Author Topic: D-15 Washburn. I purchased in 1984  (Read 665 times)

Offline vjdickens

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D-15 Washburn. I purchased in 1984
« on: May 25, 2017, 04:41:24 PM »
I purchased my Washburn guitar in approximately 1984. Original mother-of-pearl tuners, back is Ovankol wood, solid top, mahagonry sides. The sound is incredible. Has anyone else have one. I was offered over $1000.00 from a band member who collects rare guitars.



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Re: D-15 Washburn. I purchased in 1984
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2017, 08:38:08 PM »
Can you post some pictures? 

Offline Tony Raven

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Re: D-15 Washburn. I purchased in 1984
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2017, 12:18:05 PM »
As I recall, a good (maybe even VERY good) acoustic, but not great or legendary or anything. Perhaps "unusual" but I wouldn't say "rare." Given the era, might be a Yairi. Probably laminate back/sides.

If you're primarily an acoustic player, & the top has mellowed so nicely, then IMO you probably won't easily find a similar tone for less than $1,000.

Then again, street value seems to be ~$500. If it's excess inventory for you, then I'd say to take the grand.
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