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Guitars and Accessories for Sale in Ilkley

Please enquire about other new and pre-owned acoustic, classical and electric guitars

Adjustments to action to suit your preferred playing style and string weight can be arranged free of charge by a local guitar maker.

Please contact me to arrange a quiet, and leisurely viewing.

Salvador Cortez manufacturer of classical guitars for all budgets of expertise. For classical guitar students, the options in tonewoods is wide, great tone and good action at a fabulous price.

Mayson Artist Series MS1/S £699                                 Sold


Handcrafted, Mahogany back and sides, Englemann Spruce Top, bone saddle. Excellent combination of distinct bass notes and crisp trebles.  





Mayson Luthier Series M5/C (shown)  £245
PRE OWNED


Handmade in Mayson style. Solid Cedar top,  Rosewood back and Sides, gloss finish. Warm tones courtesy of the solid cedar sound board without loss of volume and sustain. 

Mayson Luthier Series M5/S  £390                                                         Sold


Handmade in Mayson style. Rosewood back and Sides, solid Englemann Spruce Top. Bright, and lively great for fingerpicking or plectrum style. Lots of volume.  

Salvador Cortez CS 25 Classical   £199          Sold

Classical Guitar Full Size

Solid spruce top, beautiful bubinga back and sides 

Mayson Luthier Series Marquis M7/SCE £645              Sold


Handcrafted, Engleman spruce top, Falmed maple  back and sides, Maple neck, bone saddle. Excellent combination of distinct bass notes and crisp trebles.  Fishman pickup

String length: 645mm

Body Shape: Mayson Standard

Top: Solid European Spruce&AAA Cedar

Top Binding: 6 wooden lines

B&S: Solid Flame Maple

B&S Binding: 2mm rosewood + 3 wooden lines

Headstock Decoration: Rosewood, MOP "Mayson" logo

Neck: Mahogany

Fingerboard: Ebony with MOP dots

Soundhole Inlay : Wood

Machine Head:  Bronze 372-AS( Mayson design)

Saddle and Nut: Bone

Bridge: Ebony

Finish: Glossy body

String: D'Addario

Frets: 20 Frets

Truss Rod: Adjustable

Accessories: Polishing cloth&Wrench

Salvador Cortez CS220   £627                                       Sold


classic guitar with solid spruce top, cutaway and B-Band electronics. Narrow neck, similar to acoustic guitar width.


The all solid master series are master-built, fully respecting the methods that were used by the old masters of Spanish guitar making. A Spanish neck joint in combination with solid woods and keen bracing patterns make these guitars the lightest, most resonating instruments available


top woodsolid spruce

back and sides woodsolid rosewood

scale length in mm650

neck jointdovetail

top nut width in mm52

12th fret width in mm61

upper bout in mm270

waist in mm233

lower bout in mm358

body length in mm484

body depth in mm71

deluxe case includedSCC-5TH

Mayson Luthier Series M3 £295                            Sold


String length: 645mm

Body Shape: Mayson Standard

Top:  Solid Ovankol

B&S: Ovangkol

Headstock Decoration: Rosewood, MOP "Mayson" logo

Neck: Mahogany

Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood with MOP dots

Soundhole Inlay : Wood

Machine Head: Nickel 372-AS( Mayson design)

Saddle and Nut: Bone

Bridge: Indian Rosewood

Finish: Glossy

String: D'Addario

Frets: 20 Frets

Truss Rod: Adjustable

Richwood Master Series P65-VA handmade parlour guitar, solid spruce & rosewood, vintage aged gloss finish, Pesys pickkup, hard case                                                                                £490


Fisman Presys Pickup


- solid Sitka spruce top

- rosewood back and sides

- rosewood fingerboard and bridge

- black body bindings

- herringbone purfling

- mosaic back strip

- glossy finish

- 46 mm wide neck with open headstock

- 628 mm scale lenght

Mayson MS3/O £764                                                     Sold



Marquis model, ovangkol top and ovangkol back & sides, case.


This beautiful, slightly darker sounding guitar has a special 

design using solid ovangkol for top, back and sides. The gloss 

finish and bronzed machine heads contribute to the elegant 

appearance.  Comes with a deluxe case


Body style : Mayson Marquis shape 

Top wood : solid ovangkol

Back and sides wood : solid ovangkol

Neck wood : mahogany

Fingerboard wood : ebony with MOP dots

Bridge wood : ebony

Top finish : glossy

Neck finish : satin

Pickguard : transparent

Machine heads : bronze 372-AS

Saddle and nut : bone

Scale length : 645mm

Body length : 495mm

Body width : 395mm

Body depth : 112mm

Top nut width : 45mm


Volcano Half Size Electric Guitar £70
Great tone and perfect for a child beginning to play

Special offer - Free 30 minute guitar lesson included

Salvador Cortez CC 10 JR  3/4 size Classical £136


  • Top : cedar
  • Back and sides : sapele
  • Scale length : 580mm
  • Neck joint : dovetail
  • Top nut width : 52mm
  • 12th fret width : 61mm
  • Upper bout : 288mm
  • Waist : 248mm
  • Lower bout : 371mm
  • Body length : 484mm
  • Body depth : 100mm


Salvador Cortez CC 22 JR  3/4 size Classical £176


  • Top: solid cedar
  • Back and sides: laminated mahogany
  • Fretboard and bridge: Walnut
  • Fretboard width at nut: 47mm; at 12th fret: 58mm
  • Gold-plated hardware
  • Lovely binding
  • Lovely inlaid sound hole rosette
  • Transparent high-gloss finish
  • Bone nut and saddle



Salvador Cortez CC 60-CE                £499

Cutaway Elctro Classical   

Inc. Premium hard case


  • top wood solid spruce

  • back and sides wood rosewood

  • fingerboard Indian rosewood

  • scale length in mm 650

  • neck joint Spanish neck joint

  • top nut width in mm 52

  • 12th fret width in mm 61

  • upper bout in mm 288

  • waist in mm 248

  • lower bout in mm 371#

  • body length in mm 484

  • body depth in mm100


Salvador Cortez CS 50 Classical   £318

Inc. Premium hard case


  • top wood solid spruce

  • back and sides wood rosewood

  • fingerboard Indian rosewood

  • scale length in mm 650

  • neck joint Spanish neck joint

  • top nut width in mm 52

  • 12th fret width in mm 61

  • upper bout in mm 288

  • waist in mm 248

  • lower bout in mm 371#

  • body length in mm 484

  • body depth in mm100


Mayson M1/SCE  £439

Electro Acoustic Cutaway


  • Body style : Mayson Marquis shape
  • Top wood : solid Engelmann spruce 
  • Back and Sides : mahogany
  • Neck : mahogany
  • Fingerboard : Indian rosewood with MOP dots
  • Bridge : Indian rosewood
    Top finish : glossy
  • Neck : glossy
  • Pickguard : transparent
  • Machine heads : nickel 372-AS
  • Saddle and nut : bone
  • Truss rod : double action
  • Scale : 645mm
  • Body length : 495mm
  • Body width : 395mm
  • Body depth : 112mm
  • Top nut width : 45mm
M1SCE Sound Hole
M1SCE Headstock Back
M1SCE Detail
M1SCE headstock Front
CC-10-JR Headstock
CC-10-JR Soundhole
CC-22-JR  Headstock
CC-22-JR Soundhole
Top edge
Neck joint
CC60 tuners
CS-50 Headstock
CS-50 Heal
CS-50 Soundhole
Epiphone Headstock
Epiphone body

Epiphone Les Paul Standard  (Used- mint)  £260

With original Epiphone Gig Bag

Exceptional guitar - hardly used


  • Solid mahogany shaped to the classic Les Paul body profile
  • Plain maple veneer top complete with single-ply cream binding
  • Mahogany neck with SlimTaper D profile for exceptional comfort
  • 22-fret pau ferro fingerboard complete with trapezoid position inlays
  • 3-way pickup switching and pickup independent tone and volume control
  • Alnico Classic humbuckers deliver a full and versatile tone
  • Solid and reliable workhorse that sings beautifully


Wasburn Back
Washburn Pickup
Washburn Headstock
Wasburn label

Washburn  EA20-MTS Festival Series Electro-Acoustic                                            Used  £150

A vintgage guitar with a few marks as would be expected from a guitar of it's age.

Includes Hiscox hard case

                                                                                Used and Sold Guitars

Mayson guitars are fabulous instruments, fantastic quality for a reasonable price. There is also a good range both in price and style. I wouldn't sell them if I didn't think they were great instruments