Vintage Electric – Australia

Explore the music you love with the vintage guitars you love.

We are Australia’s most trusted source of premium quality vintage guitars, basses and amps selling to customers globally.

Our clients receive quality advice and after sales service to make the experience of purchasing a vintage guitar an enjoyable experience.

When looking for a vintage Fender tweed amplifier or that special vintage Fender Stratocaster or Gibson Les Paul, you’ll receive the same straight-forward, honest advice to assist you.

Whether you are looking to purchase as a player or an investor, call Travis on 0499 498 111 to discuss your options.

If you are calling from outside Australia, the number is +61 499 498 111.


Selling with Confidence

5 Percent Commission on Vintage Guitar Consignments

Are you looking to sell your collection of vintage guitars and amps?

Vintage Electric now offers Australia’s most efficient sale process with 5% commission on sales.

Following payment of a small upfront fee for photography, valuation, description and uploading, once your vintage guitar or amp sells, you receive 95% of the agreed sale price.

  • We manage all shipping, customs and fees upon sale;
  • No strangers visiting your home;
  • We have consigning clients in;
    • Sydney, New South Wales
    • Newcastle, New South Wales
    • Melbourne, Victoria
    • Brisbane, Queensland
    • Toowoomba, Queensland
    • Perth, Western Australia

August 2022 Latest Vintage Guitars & Amps

1964 Fender Stratocaster Sunburst L-Series Stratocaster

1965 Fender Vibro Champ

Coming Soon – September 2022

1980 Gibson Les Paul Standard

  • 1940 National Style O Resonator
  • 1963 Fender Stratocaster Fiesta Red
  • 1964 Fender Jaguar Candy Apple Red
  • 1965 Mosrite “The Ventures” Mark I Blue Metallic
  • 1966 Fender Mustang Olympic White
  • 1967 Fender Vibrolux Reverb (2 of 2)
  • 2003 Gibson Les Paul Elegant Custom Shop
  • 2004 Fender Stratocaster Custom Shop 50th Anniversary Masterbuilt

Gibson ES (6)

1961 Gibson ES-355 Vintage Guitar
Vintage Gibson ES Electric Guitar

Gibson SG (5)

1969 Gibson SG Standard Guitar

2018 Santa Cruz Style 1
Santa Cruz Acoustic Guitar

  • 1954 Gibson GA-40 – JUST SOLD MH

Vintage Guitar Case Studies

1954 Fender Stratocaster

1954 Fender Stratocaster Perth Western Australia
The 1954 Fender Stratocaster is a hand-crafted masterpiece from the first year of production from Leo Fender.

Offered for sale only nine years following the end of World War II, these guitars are, to this day, one of the few invented commercial items in modern industrial history which maintain a level of quality above nearly all of the subsequently produced models.

This is a common theme amongst all Fender guitars and amplifiers dating from 1954-1965, the pre-CBS era of Leo Fenders’ company.

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1963 Fender Stratocaster

1963 Fender Stratocaster
A decade after the introduction of what was arguably one of Leo Fender’s greatest inventions, the 1963 Fender Stratocaster had evolved significantly from the maple board equivalents of the 1950’s.

Depending on your viewpoint of the L-series range, they were more refined after a few key evolutionary developments over the preceding decade. Mid way through 1962, Fender changed the design of the board from a slab with a straight bottom connected to the neck to a veneer which was curved over the neck at a 7.25″ radius.

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1963 Gibson Les Paul Custom

1963 Gibson Les Paul Custom Polaris White
This 1963 Gibson Les Paul Custom was the 13th guitar made by Gibson in 1963. As such it shares a lot of 1962 components including the sideways vibrola which is in good working condition.

This particular piece also features three high output ‘PAF’ (Patent Applied For) pickups which are noticeable for their distinctive tone, a three screw scratch plate, a feature of 1961 and 1962 Customs.

Hence it is most likely this piece was made in 1962 and remained in the factory before a serial was placed on it in the first production line of January 1963.

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1965 Fender Jazz Bass

1965 Fender Jazz Bass
This 1965 Fender Jazz Bass was our first L-Series Jazz Bass purchased as a collectible vintage Fender bass.

The finish, fretboard, metal parts were all in stunning condition, and the bass itself sounds fantastic when played through your favourite bass amp.

This very popular bass wrote its way into popular music for a good reason.

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