Hi, my name is*****'m a certified appraiser, and I'd be happy to help.
Is it possible to upload photos of the guitars?
If not, can you describe finish and condition?
I did, and my apology for the delay. I was not working over the holiday weekend. I will address this now.
Thanks for your patience.
The 1952 Gibson J50 dreadnought would have a current retail value of $2,500 - $5,000. The reason for the wide range is that this is a much older guitar, and a spectacularly popular model. Value is entirely based on condition and playability, which are of course impossible to determine here. The neck, back, sides, and internal components would need to be thoroughly inspected and assessed to come up with a final value. Neck angle, projection, etc. are all important as well on this classic piece.
Your 1944 Epiphone Ritz has a tighter range, $800-$1200.
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