Tommy Emmanuel teams up with Reverb to sell off gear collection
18.02.2021

Tommy Emmanuel teams up with Reverb to sell off gear collection

Words by Will Brewster

Your chance to secure a slice of Australian guitar history.

Australian fingerstyle virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel has teamed up Reverb to sell off a cache of gear from his personal collection.

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The Official Tommy Emmanuel Reverb Shop

Kicking off next Wednesday, the Official Tommy Emmanuel Reverb Shop will give fans the chance to own a number of pieces from Emmanuel’s vast collection of guitars, amplifiers and accessories. A portion of proceeds from the shop will be donated to Guitars To Vets, a charity that seeks to provide instruments to US military veterans as a measure against PTSD.

One of the grails from the upcoming collection is a vintage Martin D-18 that harks all the way back to 1945, as well as an old school Hofner violin bass signed by Emmanuel. Other additions include a newly released Martin Street Master acoustic and a custom-made TSW Thinline Telecaster.

Australian guitar fanatics will be pleased to see that Emmanuel is also parting ways with a number Maton Tommy Emmanuel 808 Signature models, with six cutaway and six non-cutaway models being up for grabs. Each guitar will also be signed by Emmanuel, and will come with one of his custom-made leather straps.

Other items included in the Tommy Emmanuel Reverb Shop include five of the Australian acoustic wunderkind’s new Udo Roesner De Capo 75 acoustic amplifiers – signed by the man himself – as well as a number of signature David Laboga cables and over a dozen stompboxes from Boss, Xotic, Ibanez and more.

Watch Emmanuel talk shop in the video below. This one goes live on Wednesday February 24 – make sure to sign up to Reverb’s email alerts for further updates.

Head to Reverb to find out more about the Tommy Emmanuel Reverb Shop today.