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Hey all a few years back I was scoping for a cheap acoustic to pick around on and I came across an Alvarez Artist 5041 60th anniversary ser.#000630 acoustic electric at a pawn shop and I got it for 30$.Granted the internal pickup wasn't in the guitar it plays better than any Martin or even Taylor over ever tried out.I was wondering what is this guitar valued at?I have no desire to ever part with it as it sounds beautiful but I am curious.Thanks for any input!
Rosewood back and sides ,NOT laminate from what I can see. The backs rosewood matches the inside grain of wood. Top is one piece spruce. Has new Klusen tuners,natural finish on top,not sunburst. Tunomatic bridge. Alvarez script logo.Gibson style headstock .
I was told it was one of the first Doves made in Japan circa 1969. Can anyone elaborate on this guitar ? It is very heavy ,so it may be laminated,but wood matches from exterior to interior wood
Plays like a dream,perfect intonation . It is the best acoustic for recording I hVe every owned,absolutely no sustain. Just records chords I.e. Rhythm better than any guitar made. It is not loud at all , this guitar is an anomaly in the studio.
I also own two Martins D-45 and D -42 ... The D 42 blows away the more expensive D 45 and for recording rhythm tracks the Alvarez Dove is better than either Martin.
Contact me if you know about this guitar and serial number (3094 ) made in Japan model 5025. Very fancy large label inside of a classic man plating a lute ?
My e mail is jakobian @ Att. Net
Hi, have a 2-6-1980 made in japan 12 string slm model 5051, serial 42731... wondering what its worth?
I have a model 5024 that I inherited from my dad, Ser number 200422 and date 100687
my question is the dove on the pick guard has only a dove head, and all that I have seen before is of an entire dove
body just wondered if you know anything about this guitar, immaculate condition, it is a joy to play. Any info on why it is so different than others. Also how much is it worth or where can I find price guide for these guitars.
I have a
alvarez fusion 5080N Purchased around 1995 for 8 to 900.00 dollars that is and electrical accoustic in a hard case in mint condition . The serial number is 97030775 and am wanting to sell it . What would a good price be to list it at. Many thanks hdb
Salve ho in possesso una chitarra Don Alvarez 22 m exclusive meazzi model del 1973. Sapete dirmi gentilmente che valore commerciale potrebbe avere in questo momento. Grazie
i bought an alvarez at an action paid 200$ k. yairi c116 model it is sighned under the serial # date is 1980 did i geta deal or not
Are you joking??!!! If you got a Kazuo Yairi for $200 you need to play the lottery right now!, lol. A Kazuo Yairi Alvarez can be worth thousands! I have seen them priced from $450-$5,000. These fine guitars are made 1 at a time by Japanese guitar luthier Kazuo Yairi (please excuse my spelling). I think Mr. Yairi might be retired now but when he was working he produced some of the worlds finest n most beautiful guitars. Wow I am jealous. In answer to your question ................ Yes sir ....... you got a deal!!
I purchased this guitar in a pawn shop in 1971. Never learned to play very well, only about 10 hours.I'm 67 years old and would consider sellin it. Can't find any serial numbers on it.CHERRY. bEST OFFER OVER 3500.00
I have an Alvarez classical guitar. The model number is 5006. The serial number is 570. Somebody scratched off the country of origin on the tag. Supposedly it was made in Japan. Could you give me info on this?
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just like to know lil mo on my alvarez 5025a
What would you like to know about it? The guitar was made at St. Louis Music (slm) in the 70's
The same place where Crate amplifiers were made. John Karpowicz was one of the creators of the
crate, however, I don't know who started making the Alvarez at SLM. I think the name was added
My Dad bought a Alvarez 5039, I believe that he got it Christmas 1975. The date on the inside says 2/12/1975, I assume that is the date it was manufactured or completed. The plate says it is 753 of 800. My Day loved that guitar. It is still in mint condition. The case is worn and not in good shape.
What is my in nearly perfect shape Alvarez artist model 5042worth
Good Evening, you were wondering about what your Alvarez Artist, model 5042 (60th. Anniversary) guitar was worth. Well I happen to have the same guitar, I purchased this guitar brand new in 1982, I think I payed somewhere around $350.00 for it and I have wondered like you have of the value of this fine guitar. The numbers on the back of the brass plate on the back of my guitar reads 000072, which means I have the 72nd. 60th. anniversary of the model 5042. I was just looking on ebay and came across the same guitar we own, the seller (JaxPawn) has a "Buy it Now" price of $1299.99. He is stating that this is an extremely rare guitar. I am hoping this is the case, I knew that this guitar may have some value but wasn't sure if it would be this much. By the way, the numbers on the plate of the guitar he is selling are 000326 so if yours is a lower number like mine is that may be more good news. Now I don't know if this will be the going rate for these guitars, like I stated above this is the only Alvarez #5042 that I have seen going for that price. Lets keep our fingers crossed, lol. I hope this helps you in some way. Keep on pickin', have a great evening.
I'm writing The Encyclopedia Of Jerry Garcia Music Venues. A section of the book chronicles Garcia's 92 musical instruments. I'm interested in information regarding Serial numbers 44181 and 72982.
Garcia owned these:
Alvarez-Yairi DY99 Virtuoso Modulus, 1992
Alvarez-Yairi DY98, 1991 custom
Can you match the serail numbers to the correct guitar?
I have one as well and it sounds and plays as good as it did when I first it. The serial number is all zeros and 19. If you ever find out the value I would be happy if you shared it. I bought mine in late 1981 for $300 or a little more.
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i have a Alvarez RD10... Serial Number:00417012... what year is this guitar?
Hi...I was wondering if you found out about the year your RD10 was made. I have a Alvarez RD10 serical # 00428074. Trying to find info as well. Thanks. Dan
I have an Alvarez Guitar with serial # 60905014 model # 5209 and i was wondering if you could tell me what it is worth
Hey guys, I just bought an Alvarez Model 5073 in an estate sale. I think it was made in 81 or 82, is a thin body acoustic/electric with a tone and volume knob. Dark Brown solid color, quite a pretty guitar, and plays well. Can anyone tell me about this particular model, and what it might be worth? I already have someone looking to trade me a new Dean Acoustic model EQA TBK, and don't want to do anything foolish.
one of the sweetest guitars i've ever owned...paid $350 for it (used) in 1983...better hang on to it
Do you, by any chance still have that Alvarez? If so I am interrested to buy or to trade for newer acoustic? I collect old japanese acoustic guitars and shape it is in is of lesser importance, as it will be just in display. If you di not have it any more maybe you have co-ordinates of present owner?
Yo man i have an Álvarez 5073
I HAVE A MODEL 5014 ALVAREZ...IS IT WORTH ANY THING?
I have a beautiful Alvarez 5051, 60th anniversary edition of SLM 1922-1982, SERIAL NUMBER 000003. It is in like-new condition, mahogany. Beautiful tone and plays and sounds as good as any of my guitars and I have a 1962 Gibson J-50, a 2005 Martin D-42, and several more guitars.
Hi, are you interested in selling this guitar? I am interested.
Hopefully, you will get my email. I can be contacted at http://www.billpittman.com. Thanks.
Looking for an Alverez, classical silver anniversary edition. Old friend had one in 1990-91. Loved playing that one. Does anybody know the series and or the model #. It would help me greatly in finding one for sale.
I have one for sale, model # 69740. Let me know if you are interested.
I am looking to sell an Alvarez Custom 1981 DY60 Yairi Anniversary 6string Acoustic-electric & wanting to know a price. Please email me if you have info or are interested in purchase of this guitar that is in EXCELLENT condition. Thank you, Kathy O.
Selling my 1970's Alvarez Model: 5024 for $500. Very rarely used and looks new. Complete with hard Case.
Call: Keith Feld at 732-645-2420
I cannot find any info on this model # but thats whats on my guitar! help!!
I have one. What's up?
What do you know about this guitar. Also, I cleaned it up and applied tuner cleaner to the controls, but it still sounds like the ocean. Any suggestions?
This guitar is in very good condition with the exception of bowing on the front due to being strung for 40 years, also has stress cracks from this..Anyone know what it is worth,
Thanks for any response
I have had this for over 20 years. Can't find anything out about it. Its value. How many were made. I have #00052 of how ever many were made. Would like some help. I have looked and looked and cannot find anything.
: I have had this for over 20 years. Can't find anything out about it. Its value. How many were made. I have #00052 of how ever many were made. Would like some help. I have looked and looked and cannot find anything.
I have a 5032 also I was told they were made between 1992 and 1994 .
I have an Alverez 5024 dove, and it has the adjustable bridge. Well the screw adjusters are not in the bridge but I have them but have no idea how they should go in!!!!!! Please help!!!!!!!!
I have a 11-28-77 Alvarez SLM 5046 that I bought new back in 1978. Somebody recently told me this may be a collector's item. Is that correct?
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I just picked up a used Alvarez fusion series FD-60 Amber acoustic and was wondering when it was made. It's the Korean made (not Chinese) with a serial number of 128302.
I have an Alvarez Cut-away model RD8C Serial number F209070277 with an Alvarez case. I would like to now what year the guitar was made and possibly the present value. It is in great condition.
anny one no anny thing bout it?
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Would anyone know approx value of a Juan Alvarez made in 1980? Made in Madrid.
The value really depends on the model and condition, Juan and his Brother Lorenzo had very good skills with some mentoring by Barbero although good instruments they really did not get the player to move there guitars forward. If you contact me with some info I can be a little more specific.
I have an alvares model 5086 serial number 31518 with case in perfect condition been used maybe 10 times whats it worth?
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