Vintage Guitars

1943 Gibson LG-2 Vintage Acoustic USA

1943 Gibson LG-2

AUD $7,995

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For sale is a fine sounding vintage example of the war-time Gibson guitars built in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. This piece is one of only 138 LG-2's made in 1943.

Original finish, Mahogany Top, Scalloped X-Bracing, Fire-Striped Pickguard, Waverly Tuners, Brazilian Rosewood Fretboard.

Repaired cracks on back. Has an unrepaired crack on the bass top side.

1951 Fender Telecaster Blackguard Butterscotch USA

1951 Fender Telecaster

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Iconic First Year Telecaster made in November 1951.

Transparent Butterscotch Finish, Single Ply Black Guard, Maple neck, Walnut back strip, Adjustable Rod.

Perfect Silver Spaghetti logo, Round String Tree, Kluson Tuners. Original Pots, Switch, Knobs and Tip.

Original Pickups with original solder. Removal of dark circuit with newer cap installed for ‘normal’ Telecaster configuration. Replaced nut.

Included in the sale is the Blackguard Telecaster book with a near matching serial.

1954 Fender Stratocaster USA

1954 Fender Stratocaster

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First year 1954 Fender Stratocaster with provenance in Perth, Western Australia.

One piece Ash Body, Bakelite plastic parts, Maple Neck featuring Skunk Walnut Stripe, hand-smoothed Headstock, Tremolo Bar. Neck and Body both date to mid-1954.

Amazing playing guitar with newer butterfly string tree which appears to have been installed a long time ago. Five way switch fitted with original three way switch in 50's tweed case.

1956 Gibson Les Paul Jr

1956 Gibson Les Paul Jr

AUD $15,995

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Excellent condition single cutaway sunburst vintage Les Paul Junior.

Single P-90 pickup, wraparound tailpiece, "three in a row" Kluson tuners.

Rounded 1950's neck profile, and a resonant light weight guitar. Newer nut otherwise 100% original. Excellent vintage condition displaying some fine finish checking and light to average wear. Small chip in the corner of the jack plate.

An awesome Junior from Gibson's golden age that reminds us why these Juniors are so sought after.

1957 Gibson ES-125

1957 Gibson ES-125

AUD $5,995

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Gibson ES-125 previously owned by Graham Bonnet.

Solid Honduran mahogany neck, arched slab-cut maple back and top, mahogany sides, solid Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. Original hardware includes P-90 single coil pickup, gold bonnet knobs, chrome raised diamond trapeze tailpiece.

Vintage correct contoured five-ply pickguard, compensated adjustable ebony bridge. Body size at lower bout: 16". Scale length: 24 1/2" Nut Width: 1 11/16".

At just 5lb. 15oz, the guitar is notably lightweight, and shows handsome figure in the slab-cut maple back.

1957 Gibson LG-1 Acoustic

1957 Gibson LG-1 Acoustic

AUD $3,495

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Brazilian rosewood fretboard and bridge. Mahogany back and sides.

Lovely dark mahogany neck. The original tuners have been refitted after we got their buttons remodelled in NY in 2018.

Amazingly sweet playing 50's vintage Gibson acoustic and a great example of this genre.

1957 Gretsch 6121 Desert Orange USA

1957 Gretsch 6121

AUD $23,995

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Clean and Original EXC 1957 Gretsch 6121, Western Orange Chambered Mahogany Body, Two DeArmond pickups, Chet Atkins Sign Post Pickguard and Original Bigsby.

Bound Mahogany Neck with Single bound Brazilian Rosewood Board with Aluminum Nut, 22 Frets, Pearloid Inlay Plastic Humptop Position Markers. 1 11/16" wide at the nut.

Headstock sporting Gretsch "T-roof" Logo and Horseshoe Pearloid Inlays. Individual Grover StaTite Open-Back Tuners with Oval Metal Buttons.

1959 Gibson Melody Maker

1959 Gibson Melody Maker

AUD $4,995

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2-Tone Sunburst One-Piece Honduran Mahogany Body.

One Piece Mahogany Neck w/ Rosewood board, Narrow Headstock.

Wraparound bridge/tailpiece. Three in a Row Waverley Tuners in good condition.

1960 Fender Esquire

1960 Fender Esquire

AUD $38,495

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See-Through Blonde original Esquire. An uncirculated vintage guitar obtained from a private collector in the United States of America.

Single Ply Guard, Single Cut Ash Body, Bridge Cover, Kluson Tuners, Brazilian Rosewood Slab Board, Clay Dots, Spaghetti Logo. String-through and Top Loader option.

Original Brown Hard Case with Original Lead, Strap, Key, Envelope, all in exceptional condition.

1960 Gibson Les Paul Jr Cherry Red USA

1960 Gibson Les Paul Jr

AUD $9,995

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One Piece Honduran Mahogany Single-Piece Body, Brazilian Rosewood Board, clean Tortoiseshell Guard.

All original P-90 pickup, Pots, Bumblebee Cap. Refretted with New Nut. The winglet join on the bass side of the headstock is visible through the black paint but totally stable.

Newer Custom Shop Gibson case.

1961 Epiphone Casino The Beatles

1961 Epiphone Casino

AUD $12,995

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Iced Tea Sunburst Casino from first year of production.

Bound Brazilian rosewood board with pearl dot inlays, two black P-90's, white guard, "E" vibrola.

Stunning instrument.

1962 Fender Stratocaster

1962 Fender Stratocaster

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1962 Fender Stratocaster in 3 Tone Sunburst finish, Green Guard, Brazilian Rosewood Board, Clay Dots, Kluson Tuners, Spaghetti Logo.

This piece was purchased from the family of the original owner in the USA, so it is almost spotless.

Arrives with Original Strap, Tremolo Bar and Original Hard Case.

1963 Fender Jaguar Small Sold

1963 Fender Jaguar

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Pre-L-series 1963 Fender Jaguar in original condition.

Brazilian Rosewood Board, Clay Dots, Kluson Tuners, Tremolo Bar. Vibrant 3 Tone Sunburst with checking throughout. This is an uncirculated inheritance item from the son of the original owner who purchased the guitar in Adelaide in 1965.

Original Stamford import case, coil lead, strap, manual and bank cheque showing the purchase price in pounds, shillings and pennies.

1963 Fender Stratocaster 3 Tone Sunburst

1963 Fender Stratocaster

AUD $38,995

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1963 Fender Stratocaster in original condition with Brazilian Rosewood Fretboard, original 3 Tone Sunburst finish, clay dots, Kluson Tuners, Green Guard, Spaghetti Logo and three way switch.

This piece shows some playwear, particularly on the back. Plays amazingly clean and crisp.


1963 Stratocaster 3 Tone Sunburst

1963 Fender Stratocaster

AUD $34,995

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Beautiful playing L-Series Stratocaster in 3 Tone Sunburst.

Alder 2-Piece Body, Green Guard, Maple Neck, Brazilian Board, Clay Dots, Spaghetti Logo, Kluson Tuners.

Tremolo Arm, Original Strap, Cable and Ashtray Cover.

1963 Gibson Les Paul Custom White

1963 Gibson Les Paul Custom

AUD $32,995

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Original 1963 Les Paul Custom "Fretless Wonder" with a hand contoured double cutaway body with original Polaris White finish. One-Piece Mahogany Neck with fully adjustable truss rod. Patent Pending Grover Tuners.

Ebony Fingerboard, Deluxe Pearl Inlays. Adjustable Tune-O-Matic bridge. Three powerful, humbucking PAF "Patent Applied For" Pickups with untouched electronics.

Two sets of tone and volume controls. Three way switch. Patented "Sideways" Vibrola.

1964 Fender Stratocaster Small

1964 Fender Stratocaster

AUD $29,995

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L-Series Fender Stratocaster in faded 3 Tone Sunburst.

The colour remains vibrant on the back of the guitar in 3 tones whereas the front has faded in the light to 2 tones of Sunburst.

Transition Logo, Kluson Tuners, Clay Dots, Brazilian Rosewood Board, Green Guard.

1964 Gibson J-160E Acoustic

1964 Gibson J160-E

AUD $11,995

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Great condition J160-E. This model was made famous by John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles and this particular piece was formerly owned by Midnight Oil guitarist, Martin Rotsey.

Spruce Laminate Top, Checked Sunburst Finish, Tortoise Guard, Original Pickup, One piece Mahogany Neck, Individual Single Line Kluson Tuners, Trapezoid Inlays, Ebony Bridge, Bridge pins replaced. 1 & 11/16 inches wide at the nut.

Frets are worn. First fret inlay appears to be replaced. Back is crack free. No visible cracks on heavily checked top. D string tuner is slightly bent but works fine.

1964 Gibson SG Custom Polaris White

1964 Gibson SG Custom

AUD $35,995

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Stunning all original 1964 SG Custom in EXC+ condition.

Hand contoured double cutaway body with original Polaris White finish. One-piece mahogany neck with fully adjustable truss rod. Gold Waffle Back Tuners.

Ebony fingerboard, Deluxe Pearl Inlays. Adjustable Tune-O-Matic bridge. Three powerful, humbucking Patent Number Pickups with untouched electronics.

Two sets of tone and volume controls. Three way switch. Gibson Embossed Maestro Vibrola.

Original Faultless gold plush-lined case in stunning condition.

1964 Rickenbacker 325 Rose Morris 1996

1964 Rickenbacker 325

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1964 Fireglo Rickenbacker 325 in very good condition.

Lightweight Hollow Maple F-hole body, One Piece Maple Neck, Triple Toaster Pickups, Original Tuners back on, Replaced Brass Nut, Bridge replaced with an early 1970's Gibson ABR-1 style setup similar to an SG.

Used extensively by the John Lennon of The Beatles and Creedence Clearwater Revival, this a rare vintage player.

1965 Fender Stratocaster USA

1965 Fender Stratocaster

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Near Mint 1965 Stratocaster in vibrant 3 Tone Sunburst finish.

Transition Logo, Kluson Tuners, Brazilian Rosewood Board, Clay Dots, Green Guard.

Bridge Cover, Tremolo Bar, Original Black Hard Case.

Sounds and plays phenomenal.

1966 Ibanez Vintage 482 Japan Redburst

1966 Ibanez 482

AUD $1,995

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Vintage Ibanez hollowbody guitar belonging to the 480 series. The 2 refers to Redburst.

Original pickups, bridge, Bigbsy with tremolo arm. Single Volume, Two Tone controls, Three Piece Neck - steel reinforced.

An early example of the Ibanez brands foray into the US market based roughly on the Gretsch Jet Firebird. This piece plays very well, perfect for Jazz guitarists.

1966 Rickenbacker Black 360 12 USA

1966 Rickenbacker 360/12

AUD $12,995

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Excellent Condition 1966 Rickenbacker 360/12.

This 360/12 features two Rickenbacker "toaster" pickups, and the Rick-O-Sound dual inputs, which allows you to split the signal of the pickups and run the signal out in stereo to two amps.

If you are looking for that unique Beatles collectable vintage piece, this is the guitar which George Harrison would have used for a portion of album recordings.

1967 Fender Stratocaster Candy Apple Red

1967 Fender Stratocaster

AUD $34,995

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A one owner 1967 custom colour Fender Stratocaster in Candy Apple Red over Daphne Blue. The ageing process has turned the red colour slightly towards an orangy-gold, but looks amazing nonetheless. One of the best playing guitars in the collection.

Included in the original case is the bridge cover, tremolo arm, six original strings, hang tag with matching serial number and original receipt from Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center.

1967 Gibson SG Special

1967 Gibson SG Special

AUD $7,495

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Bone stock 1967 Gibson SG Special vintage guitar in great condition.

"Batman wing" scratch plate, three piece mahogany neck and body in clean cherry finish, rosewood fingerboard. Two original P-90's, no "Made In USA" stamp or volute.

Three in a row Kluson strip tuners.

1964 Gretsch 6119 Burgundy Tennessean

1967 Gretsch 6119 Tennessean

AUD $5,995

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1967 Gretsch 6119 Tennessean with Natural Burgundy Finish. Excellent Condition. Beatles fans will enjoy this model favoured by George Harrison.

Two Hilotron Pickups, Painted F Holes, Clean Neck and Headstock, Gretsch-Branded Bigsby with Tremolo.

1969 Gibson SG Standard

1969 Gibson SG Standard

AUD $12,995

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Mahogany 3 piece neck and body in cherry finish, lyre tailpiece and vibrola, bound rosewood board, individual Kluson tuners, two great sounding Patent Sticker Pickups, nylon saddles, and no "Made In USA" stamp or volute. Comes with original manual/hang tag.

No cracks or crack repairs. 100% bone stock displaying some normal play wear and finish checking.

An all original guitar that sounds amazing.

1970 Les Paul Recording

1970 Gibson Les Paul Recording

AUD $5,995

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An original 1970 Les Paul Recording with high-quality Grover™ kidney-button tuners join a chrome Tune-o-matic bridge, multi-ply pickguard/switch plate.

Black top-hat knobs. Multi-ply body and headstock binding.

A traditional black/white “bell” truss-rod cover engraved “Les Paul Recording” complete the package.

1970 Gibson SG Special

1970 Gibson SG Special

AUD $5,895

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Three piece voluted mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard. two original P-90's on a mahogany body.

The hardware shows some tarnish from ageing.

If you like big warm bottoms, extra presence in your mid's and very clear highs, then these P 90's punch out exactly that.

1971 Gibson SG Deluxe Cherry

1971 Gibson SG Deluxe

AUD $3,495

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1971 Gibson SG Deluxe in walnut finish that plays and sounds incredible.

Original Patent Sticker Pickups with unmolested solder joins on the pots. Gibson Bigsby. Smooth fast playing 3 piece neck with a rosewood fretboard with square mother of pearl inlays.

Plays well with our 1968 Marshall 50W Plexi amplifier for that genuine Angus Young experience.

1973 Fender Telecaster

1973 Fender Telecaster

AUD $7,495

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A spotless ash 1973 Fender Telecaster. The body finish is clean with a bird's eye maple neck in stunning condition.

Weighing 9.4 pounds, this one delivers classic Telecaster tone.

1973 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop Deluxe

1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe (1 of 2)

AUD $7,995

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1973 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop Deluxe in immaculate gold finish with minor checking in the finish parallel with the strings.

Two mini-humbuckers, 3-piece neck, Rosewood Board with Trapezoid Inlays, Gibson Deluxe Tuners in good working order.

Comes with original manual/hang tag.

1973 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop Deluxe

1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe (2 of 2)

AUD $8,995

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This 47 year old vintage classic is in jaw dropping condition. 3 piece neck with rosewood board, trapezoid inlays and Gibson Deluxe tuners.

Acoustically, this guitar sustains and resonates like a bell. No greening of the Gold Top. No buckle rash.

A new owner will not be disappointed with this pristine vintage classic.

1974 Gibson Les Paul Standard

1974 Gibson Les Paul Standard

AUD $9,995

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Tobacco Sunburst custom order Les Paul Standard. Approximately only 60 were produced.

Slim 60’s tampered neck with very little fret wear. Neck is straight and it plays perfectly with low, comfortable action.

6x original double ring tuners have been placed back on the guitar. Replacement tuners have been on the guitar at some stage and replaced back to original without any loss of wood in the tuning holes.

All original gorgeous Les Paul with no issues, cracks or repairs.

1974 Gibson SG Standard

1974 Gibson SG Standard

AUD $4,495

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1974 Gibson SG Standard action is slick, smooth and very easy on the hands.

The hardware with the exception of some pitting on the bridge gleams like new.

No extra routs, overspay or respray.

A new owner will not be disappointed with this '74 vintage classic.

1975 Fender Stratocaster Olympic White

1975 Fender Stratocaster

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100% Original 1975 Fender Stratocaster in Olympic White.

Grey Bottom Pickups, Ash Body, Maple Neck with 3 Bolt Plate, Rosewood Board, F-Tuners.

Original Black Fender Case, Hang Tag/Manual, Ashtray Cover, Tremolo Arm.

1975 Fender Telecaster Black

1975 Fender Telecaster

AUD $5,995

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Clean Telecaster in custom colour Duco Black with untouched electronics.

F-style tuners, 3-tree bridge, maple neck and fretboard, bridge cover. White undercoat showing on some edges where the black has rubbed through.

1980 Fender Stratocaster Red Small

1980 Fender Stratocaster

AUD $2,695

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All original, Candy Apple Red "Strat". A highly versatile and smooth playing with classic tones.

The action is low, the neck is true and the frets are in good shape. The action is low, the neck is true and the frets are in good shape.

Gold hardware with the exception of the tuners. The 1980 model did not come gold tuners.

1983 Rickenbacker 350 Liverpool

1983 Rickenbacker 350

AUD $3,995

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Rickenbacker 350 Liverpool based on John Lennon's 325 model.

Jet Glo Black Lacquer Gloss Finish, Maple Semi-Hollow Body, 24 3/4" Scale,

Stepped Pickguard, Reflector Knobs, Chrome "R" Tailpiece, Grover tuners, Mono output jack.

1990 Rickenbacker 355 USA Black John Lennon 325

1990 Rickenbacker 355

AUD $3,995

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Based on John Lennon's original 325, this near mint 355 comes from a special re-issue batch of 2,000 pieces made in 1990.

Jet Glo Black Lacquer Gloss Finish, Ric-Deluxe Tuners, Triple Toaster Pickups, One-Piece Maple Neck, John Lennon insignia, Tremolo.

2002 Fender Stratocaster Burgundy Mist

2002 Fender Stratocaster 1960 Reissue Custom Shop

AUD $4,995

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1960 Reissue of a Burgundy Mist Stratocaster from Fender Custom Shop. Alder Body with Nickel-Chrome Hardware.

Maple neck with Slab Rosewood Board, Kluson Tuners, Clay Dots, Aged Green Guard.

Comes with Case, Candy, Tremolo Bar and Certificate of Authenticity

2006 Epiphone Casino John Lennon

2006 Epiphone Casino

AUD $3,995

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Mint condition John Lennon Historic model from a limited batch of 1,965 Casino's reissued by Gibson with help from Yoko Ono.

3 Tone Sunburst, Nitrocellulose Finish, Trapeze, Rosewood Board, Nickel ABR Bridge with Nylon Saddles, One piece Neck, Parallelogram Inlays, Kluson Tuners.

Stamped with John's original serial number on the back of the headstock (#328393).

Made in Nashville, USA. OHSC

2006 Epiphone Casino

AUD $5,995

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The John Lennon Signature "1965 Re-Issue" Casino in Blonde.

Originally a sunburst model, Lennon picked up the idea that heavier production finishes inhibited the resonance and responsiveness of a guitar, and had his stripped to natural, with a light lacquer re-applied. The original Kluson Deluxe tuners were replaced with gold-plated Grover Roto-Matics on both the original and this re-issue piece.

Natural Finish, Spruce Top, One-Piece Mahogany neck with 14 degree grain orientation, Rosewood Fingerboard with original 0.062" thick Pearloid Parallelogram Fret Markers.

Painstakingly modelled by Gibson with the help of Yoko Ono who owns the original guitar.

Original Hard Case and all Candy and Paperwork.

2006 Fender Telecaster Deluxe Candy Apple Red

2006 Fender Telecaster Standard

AUD $2,095

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EC+ US made Fender Telecaster from 2006. One Piece Maple Neck. Clean Candy Apple Red Finish.

6 Saddle open-sided Deluxe Bridge, Factory Large Frets, Fender Tuners.

One owner guitar which comes with original receipt.

2006 Gibson Les Paul Jr Black

2006 Gibson Les Paul Jr

AUD $2,095

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Gibson Les Paul Jr in mint condition. First Year Billie Joe Armstrong Signature Edition.

Black Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish, Non-compensated Wraparound Bridge, Three-In-A-Row Kluson Single Line Tuners, P-90 Pickup, Single Piece Mahogany Neck, Mahogany Body.

Comes with original signature hard case with leopard skin plush interior.

2009 Fender Stratocaster Firemist Gold

2009 Fender Stratocaster 1960 Reissue Custom Shop

AUD $4,995

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1960 Firemist Gold finished Alder Body with relic'd Nickel/Chrome Hardware. This is a 'Kosmic Music' 40th Anniversary Stratocaster.

Kluson Tuners, Clay Dots, Slab Rosewood Board, Aged Green Guard, Medium Jumbo Frets.

2016 Schecter Custom Shop Nick Johnston

2016 Schecter Custom Shop

AUD $4,495

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Mint Schecter USA Custom Shop Nick Johnston signature model in beautiful Atomic Silver finish.

This guitar is elegantly crafted, plays like a dream, loaded with top notch appointments, and sounds wonderful.

The neck is smooth with fretwork (German Jescar Premium Silver - 6100) including perfectly rounded off edges, silky smooth.

Excellent quality custom instrument.