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A rare 1978 D'Aquisto New Yorker, 17-inch arch top guitar with brass strings.  It has a spruce top with a subtle sunburst finish, the first such finish of its kind made by D'Aquisto.  Under 300 of this particular guitar were ever made, making it worth around 70 to $80,000 at current time.  D'Aquisto guitars were played by musicians such as Paul Simon and Joe Pass.  The owner of this guitar noted how D'Aquisto was a master at "bringing out the sound," distinguishing it from other custom made guitars.  (Photo ©Mark Bialek)

A rare 1978 D'Aquisto New Yorker, 17-inch arch top guitar with brass strings. It has a spruce top with a subtle sunburst finish, the first such finish of its kind made by D'Aquisto. Under 300 of this particular guitar were ever made, making it worth around 70 to $80,000 at current time. D'Aquisto guitars were played by musicians such as Paul Simon and Joe Pass. The owner of this guitar noted how D'Aquisto was a master at "bringing out the sound," distinguishing it from other custom made guitars. (Photo ©Mark Bialek)

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