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New York String Service
87 Luquer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Mon - Fri 12noon - 7pm
Sat 12noon - 6pm

718 237 4040

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Sales, Trades and Consignments

As most of our inventory and stock are one of a kind items, we always handle each purchase individually. To inquire about buying, trading or consigning an item, simply click on the Contact Us button on the upper right of any page.


The Musurgia online catalog is organized to provide clear and accurate representations of vintage, condition, dimensions and originality of our unique pieces.

The purpose of Musurgia's web site is to provide general descriptions of the pieces we have for sale. Detailed descriptions and the answers to specific questions can best be discussed over the phone or via email. You are cordially invited to make an appointment to stop by and see our collection for yourself. Feel free to do all of the above in addition to browsing our site.


New York String Service, our parent company, has a 30-year history of being called upon to answer questions concerning provenance, originality, vintage and restoration. We work with collectors, musicians, museums, auction houses, insurance companies, police departments, and on many occasions, other dealers. Our written appraisals are accepted internationally.

Payments, Terms & Shipping

Enter your order information manually.

You may also submit your purchase request securely online by clicking the Buy Now button. Product specific Buy Now links are located just below the price at the botton of each product description page. Our shopping cart system is fully encryped and final processing of your order is always handled personally by our staff. Your credit card payment is processed in house.

To hold a piece for 48 hours, submit a 10% deposit electronically by following instructions on the Contact page. Rest assured that all deposits are 100% refundable should you wish to cancel.

We accept checks, wire transfers and major credit cards. Transactions can also be handled securely online via PayPal, the internationally recognized leader in Internet payment services.

Secure link for credit card payments.

We ship instruments and other items on a 48 hour approval basis. Shipping charges and taxes are not included in the prices listed. Mail order shipments within New York are subject to sales tax of 8.875%. Shipments out of state are not subject to NY city and state tax, although he buyer assumes all other tax requirements of their municipality.


If you decide not to keep an instrument shipped to you, notify us by telephone, fax or email within 48 hours of receiving it. We'll take note to expect the return. Please ship it in the same carton via UPS, insured for its full value. We will refund the price of the instrument as soon as we receive it, provided it arrives in the condition in which it left the shop. The customer is responsible for all shipping charges.

Retrofret Online Retrofret Online!
Visit our companion site,, dedicated to vintage guitars and fretted instruments.

The Musical Eye The Musical Eye
Our selection of historical musically themed images.

Audio Samples
Audio Samples

Link to instruments with audio samples.

Recent Sales
Recent Sales

View some of our recently sold items.

New York String Service | 87 Luquer Street | Brooklyn, New York, 11231 USA
718 237 4040 Voice | 718 237 6092 Fax | contact us
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