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Our secondhand items are on display in our UK shops and each item is unique. Please contact the relevant shop if you want to know more about a product. Always call before travelling a long way to see an instrument to make sure it is still available. Hobgoblin has always specialised in old and rare instruments, as well as modern secondhand items. We do trade ins, take goods on consignment, and in some cases we buy outright. People are sometimes surprised to find secondhand items priced higher than basic new instruments. Some of the instruments we sell are very unusual, and the rarity is reflected in the price. The increasing cost of restoration is also a factor. We often recommend new instruments as the best value for beginners,... Read More

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Aria 'Les Paul' style electric guitar
Aria 'Les Paul' style electric guitar
£90.00
SORLO33113 - London
Tanglewood 'TWM T BKP E' Electro Mandolin, good condition with hard case.
Tanglewood 'TWM T BKP E' Electro Mandolin, good condition with hard case.
£139.00
SHBN30166 - Brighton
Cura (Baglama) Saz, by 'Saz LTD'. In good condition, 3 courses and has quarter note frets.
Cura (Baglama) Saz, by 'Saz LTD'. In good condition, 3 courses and has quarter note frets.
£155.00
SORBN30060 - Brighton
1890s 3/4 violin German. Interesting 'Scrimshaw' etching on the back.
1890s 3/4 violin German. Interesting 'Scrimshaw' etching on the back.
£299.00
SHCT32091 - Canterbury
German 1920's Violin Probably Markneukirchen area. Wooden Case, No bow.
German 1920's Violin Probably Markneukirchen area. Wooden Case, No bow.
£700.00
SORSO31457 - Southampton
Traveler Guitar 'Pro Series' Electric Guitar. Excellent condition travel guitar! With gig bag and iRig headpho
Traveler Guitar 'Pro Series' Electric Guitar. Excellent condition travel guitar! With gig bag and iRig headpho
£260.00
SORBN29629 - Brighton
Vintage GHS 'Melody-Uke' Banjo Ukulele, circa 1930s. Okay condition (sold as seen)
Vintage GHS 'Melody-Uke' Banjo Ukulele, circa 1930s. Okay condition (sold as seen)
£125.00
SHBN30392 - Brighton
John Grey & Sons pre-war 1930's Banjolele. Excellent condition.
John Grey & Sons pre-war 1930's Banjolele. Excellent condition.
£150.00
SORSO33157 - Southampton
Orcoa Companion Electronic Retro Keyboard Organ, Made in Italy 1950's, excellent working condition, 12 chords
Orcoa Companion Electronic Retro Keyboard Organ, Made in Italy 1950's, excellent working condition, 12 chords
£150.00
SHBI33811 - London
Functional Cornet. 'Cavendish'. Stamped 'Made in Echo Slovakia'. Tatty case. Great only for theatre or protes
Functional Cornet. 'Cavendish'. Stamped 'Made in Echo Slovakia'. Tatty case. Great only for theatre or protes
£45.00
SHLO34891 - London
Child's Guitar in Blueburst
Child's Guitar in Blueburst
£19.99
SORCT35035 - Canterbury
Tim Phillips 'Special infidel' 4/4 Violin #426. Blond varnish, two piece back.
Tim Phillips 'Special infidel' 4/4 Violin #426. Blond varnish, two piece back.
£3,900.00
SORLS31731 - Leeds
Fender Classic 50's Mex Strat MN, Candy Apple Red With Tweed Hardscase Ex. Cond
Fender Classic 50's Mex Strat MN, Candy Apple Red With Tweed Hardscase Ex. Cond
£699.00
SORSO34226 - Southampton
Earl Scruggs Left-handed Banjo Nashville USA 1970's Resonator, huge brass t-ring
Earl Scruggs Left-handed Banjo Nashville USA 1970's Resonator, huge brass t-ring
£599.00
SORSO33098 - Southampton
Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70's Jaguar Electric Guitar in Surf Green
Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70's Jaguar Electric Guitar in Surf Green
£250.00
SHBI34314 - Birmingham
Howarth S20 Oboe, plays great but joint don't match hence low price, comes complete with hard case
Howarth S20 Oboe, plays great but joint don't match hence low price, comes complete with hard case
£900.00
SORBI34934 - Birmingham
Gremlim 'rebuild' 5 string banjo. Frailing scoop, tone ring. rough but nice
Gremlim 'rebuild' 5 string banjo. Frailing scoop, tone ring. rough but nice
£270.00
SORLO35861 - London
Michael Messer 'Lightning' metal body resonator guitar. Replaced machine heads.
Michael Messer 'Lightning' metal body resonator guitar. Replaced machine heads.
£450.00
SHLO30912 - London
German 4/4 Violin labelled Stradivarious, 1890's, 2 piece back, medium flame, shaded varnish, good condition &
German 4/4 Violin labelled Stradivarious, 1890's, 2 piece back, medium flame, shaded varnish, good condition &
£750.00
SORBI36130 - Birmingham
Framus 5/97 Jumbo Acoustic Guitar W/ Transducer Pickup. Sunburst. Mid-Late 60's.
Framus 5/97 Jumbo Acoustic Guitar W/ Transducer Pickup. Sunburst. Mid-Late 60's.
£299.00
SORSO35242 - Southampton
Kanile'a Islander guitalele, as new, with pickup
Kanile'a Islander guitalele, as new, with pickup
£190.00
SHLO36362 - London
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Jazz Bass in Black, in excellent condition nearly like new.
Squier Classic Vibe '60s Jazz Bass in Black, in excellent condition nearly like new.
£325.00
SORBN36057 - Brighton
German 4/4 'Klingenthal' 1890's violin. In good condition, two piece back, shaded brown varnish, with bow and
German 4/4 'Klingenthal' 1890's violin. In good condition, two piece back, shaded brown varnish, with bow and
£600.00
SORLS34628 - Leeds
Home Made 18 inch Bodhran with cross bars
Home Made 18 inch Bodhran with cross bars
£30.00
SORBI35693 - Birmingham
McLeod 'Lurcher' 5-string banjo, openback, 12-inch head & frailing scoop. American walnut pot and neck, brass
McLeod 'Lurcher' 5-string banjo, openback, 12-inch head & frailing scoop. American walnut pot and neck, brass
£1,000.00
SORBN34907 - Brighton
T K O'Briens Hammered Dulcimer, excellent condition
T K O'Briens Hammered Dulcimer, excellent condition
£200.00
SORBS37167 - Bristol
English Violin by John S Jackson, Robin Hood's Bay 1976 w/ case and Knoll bow
English Violin by John S Jackson, Robin Hood's Bay 1976 w/ case and Knoll bow
£1,850.00
SORLS33744 - Leeds
Kanile'a KSE-T Tenor Ukulele, in excellent condition made from solid koa.
Kanile'a KSE-T Tenor Ukulele, in excellent condition made from solid koa.
£1,399.00
SORBN34911 - Brighton
Michael Kelly Nostalgia Heirloom Archtop - Distressed Violin Satin. 'B' Grade
Michael Kelly Nostalgia Heirloom Archtop - Distressed Violin Satin. 'B' Grade
£240.00
SORLO37587 - London
Ashbury Inishmore Mandolin. Carved Solid Swiss Alpine Spruce top, 2 years old.
Ashbury Inishmore Mandolin. Carved Solid Swiss Alpine Spruce top, 2 years old.
£799.00
SORFE21996 - Bristol
Emerald Carbon Fibre Guitar
Emerald Carbon Fibre Guitar
£1,600.00
SORFE21904 - London
Farida Electric Guitar
Farida Electric Guitar
£250.00
SORFE21906 - Canterbury
German Violin Wolf Brothers 1896 Shaded varnish two piece back in outstanding condition.
German Violin Wolf Brothers 1896 Shaded varnish two piece back in outstanding condition.
£2,500.00
SHBI28113 - Southampton
French 4/4 Violin by H Denis Mirecourt circa 1920, 2 piece back, narrow flame with matching neck and ribs, b
French 4/4 Violin by H Denis Mirecourt circa 1920, 2 piece back, narrow flame with matching neck and ribs, b
£1,500.00
SHBI28103 - Canterbury
Bass Whammy
Bass Whammy
£79.99
SHCT30133 - Canterbury
Vintage 3/4 trade violin made in Czech Republic late 19th century. Original case and bow.
Vintage 3/4 trade violin made in Czech Republic late 19th century. Original case and bow.

Regular Price: £250.00

Special Price £215.00

SHCT30375 - Canterbury
Vox 8 speaker
Vox 8 speaker

Regular Price: £54.99

Special Price £49.99

SHCT30861 - Canterbury
Fratelli Crosio C sytem button accordion, 120 bass, 68 treble button, 3 voice. NB. Belgian 3x3 bass system!
Fratelli Crosio C sytem button accordion, 120 bass, 68 treble button, 3 voice. NB. Belgian 3x3 bass system!

Regular Price: £1,499.00

Special Price £999.00

SHBS29864 - London
Ashbury Electro Acoustic Parlour Guitar
Ashbury Electro Acoustic Parlour Guitar
£300.00
SHLS28165 - Brighton
Pernambuca double bass bow. No makers name. Well balanced.
Pernambuca double bass bow. No makers name. Well balanced.

Regular Price: £350.00

Special Price £250.00

SHCT31170 - Canterbury
Meinl classics 16 inch china as new condition
Meinl classics 16 inch china as new condition
£89.00
SHCT30550 - Southampton
Remo patterned darabuka 8inches skin
Remo patterned darabuka 8inches skin
£79.99
SHCT30928 - Canterbury
Crate Valve Guitar Amp Head w/footswitch
Crate Valve Guitar Amp Head w/footswitch

Regular Price: £389.00

Special Price £299.00

SHCT31263 - Canterbury
Hartke HA2500 Bass Head
Hartke HA2500 Bass Head
£189.00
SHCT31569 - Canterbury
Cigar box guitar handmade in Bristol by Dr. Jazz. 3 string King Edward Box
Cigar box guitar handmade in Bristol by Dr. Jazz. 3 string King Edward Box
£150.00
SORBS30961 - Bristol
3/4 German Violin, Klingenthal 1890, 2 Piece Back, Shaded Varnish, Good Condition
3/4 German Violin, Klingenthal 1890, 2 Piece Back, Shaded Varnish, Good Condition
£395.00
SHBI31240 - Birmingham
Peavey Tour Series 115 bass cab
Peavey Tour Series 115 bass cab
£199.99
SHCT33078 - Canterbury
Awaiting Setup - Hohner Erika 2. 5 row GC melodeon. 2 voice, 21 + 4, Declubbed. Restored by Pip Ives January
Awaiting Setup - Hohner Erika 2. 5 row GC melodeon. 2 voice, 21 + 4, Declubbed. Restored by Pip Ives January
£499.00
SHCT30510 - Brighton