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Welcome to Gary's Guitars 

800 Islington St.

Portsmouth, NH   03801

(603) 427-6133


Monday to Thursday 10 to 6, Friday and Saturday 10 to 5:30

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The Peter Meyer Custom Tele.  Handmade mahogany & spruce semi-hollow body, Warmoth Compound Radius Neck, Lollar Imperial Humbuckers, Hipshot bridge, bone nut, Schaller tuners and a HSC!








Price reduction on a few items.....



Godin Multiac Steel Duet Ambiance...now $899


Lab L5 2x12", the BB King amp!...now $299











Circa 1950 Gretsch Electromatic Standard Model 6156 Lap Steel...in good working order.  Includes original hard shell case, screw-on cable and a steel, all for




Fender BXR Sixty Bass Amp with 12" speaker and handy options.  Just got new pots and jacks.






Very low mileage Fender Acoustasonic 90 2 channel acoustic guitar & microphone amplifier....with digital effects on each channel!



2008 Art & Luhterie CW Spruce Q1T acou/elec in fine shape.








Orange Jim Root Terror #4 tube, "Lunch-Box" 7 or 215 watt guitar amp...nearly new with tote-bag.



1965 Gretsch Gadabout Guitar Amplifier.  Made to run on AC or with a battery.  I don't have the battery but it works fine on AC.  Original Jensen 8" speaker and desirable tone.







The small, great sounding Egnater Tweaker 112X extension speaker cab...with a Celestion G12H-30 watt.


Portable 50 watt bass amp....an Ampeg Rocket Bass B50.


Yamaha Silent Guitar Model SLG-100S.  Upper bout comes off for easy traveling.  Has electronics....9V or power supply Pick-up with volume & tones, Reverb, Headphone jack and Aux in.






How about a very clean Epiphone Jack Cassidy Bass w/OHSC?



Minty 2013 Fender Eric Clapton Strat in Torino Red...the candy' in the case.








The aptly named 2014 Gibson Les Paul Supreme 120th Anniversary Model.  Dare I say MINT condition?  There may not be a "perfect" guitar but this one should be considered!




Circa 1965 Silvertone Model 1448 Electric Guitar with the famous Amp-in-Case.  I wanted one for Christmas many years ago!!!



1995, made in USA, Ampeg Jet J-12T...yup, the one with tubes, reverb and tremolo.  Also, beefed up with a heavier-duty Ampeg 50 watt 12" speaker!





New Austin Electrics are here....all set-up, ready to rock and....

all under


Clean and well set-up Ibanez AS73.













Our friend Peter Meyer came across this circa 1950 arch top, with no identifying features, in two pieces!  He reset and thinned the neck and re-fretted the fingerboard  It came out very playable and sounding just fine.  Oh, he also installed an old Lawrence humbucker.



A couple of acoustic guitars for $99

A Jasmine S-35

An Estaban Black Mist Acou/Elec





For those of you not familiar with what we do here at Gary's Guitars, "service" is the word to remember.  Next day guitar repairs, amp and electronic repairs by the end of the week.  A selection of guitars, amps and accessories that we have found to be tried and true, always a friendly ear and words of advice as well as some of the coolest, hard-to find-gear anywhere.  We strive to cover ALL the guitar basses 'cause we are the Seacoasts Guitar Specialists


That's the Gordon Carlisle mural.  I asked Gordon for something bright and, ya know, with a guitar in it.  


Click above or below to browse around.  The "map" page has directions how to get here.  Feel free to call or email with any questions.



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