Sell Musical Instruments

If you’re in the market to buy or sell a musical instrument, look no further than The Gold Standard. As the New York area’s largest and most distinguished pawn shop, you can be assured that our professional appraisers will offer you the highest cash payout possible for your used and unwanted instruments. At our Forest Hills, NY location we also offer a large inventory of guitars and other musical instruments available for purchase.

Sell Your Instruments

Whether it’s a guitar, amp, or violin, a quality musical instrument can be worth a lot of money. Bring your instrument to any Gold Standard location, and you could walk out with the cash you need the very same day.  Our professional appraisers know their business!  We guarantee you’ll be offered the best possible price for your piece. At The Gold Standard, we buy and sell the following musical instruments and gear:

  • Electric Guitars
  • Acoustic Guitars
  • Electric Basses
  • Acoustic Basses
  • Banjos
  • Drum Hardware
  • Violins, Cellos and other String Instruments
  • Brass Instruments Including Trumpets, Trombones
  • Flutes
  • Clarinets, Oboes and other Winds
  • Amps
  • Electronic Keybords
  • Microphones
  • Powered Sound Reinforcement Cabs
  • Powered Studio Monitors
  • Audio Signal Processors.

If you’re ready to sell a musical instrument, just contact any of our 4 Gold Standard locations in Long Island, Queens or Manhattan to schedule your free professional appraisal today.

Buy a Musical Instrument

If you’re a professional musician or a novice just starting out, the Gold Standard offers a wide variety of musical instruments for purchase. We specialize in guitars, and carry a large inventory of electric and acoustic models, including Gibson, Fender, Epiphone and vintage pieces.  Every item in our musical instrument inventory is professionally inspected and evaluated by our knowledgeable staff. Whether you’re in the market for a violin or a drum kit, you can rest assured that you’ll be purchasing a quality instrument at a fair price.

Why The Gold Standard is Different

The Gold Standard strives every day to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. This commitment to excellence has inspired the readers of the Long Island Press to vote the Gold Standard the area’s #1 Gold Buyer 6 years in a row and #1 Pawn Shop 3 years in a row. The moment you walk into any of our Long Island & queens locations to buy or sell a musical instrument, you’re guaranteed to be treated with the respect, honesty and fairness every customer deserves.