1943 Gibson LG-2
For sale is a fine sounding vintage example of the war-time Gibson guitars built in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. This Gibson LG-2 is one of only 138 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
Iconic First Year Fender 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.
1951 Gibson CF-100E
First Year 1951 Gibson CF-100 E in immaculate condition.
Florentine Cutaway, Solid Spruce Top, Sunburst finish. Three-in-a-Row Kluson Deluxe Tuners, Trapezoid Inlays, Tortoise Guard, P-90 Pickup, Volume and Tone knobs.
Bridge saddle has been modified. Otherwise all original.
Cross bracing similar to the Gibson LG-2 model and similar in size. Rare to find a 1950’s vintage acoustic piece in this condition.
1954 Fender Stratocaster
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 vintage Gibson Les Paul Junior, Single Cutaway One Piece Mahogany Body.
Single P-90 pickup, Wraparound Tailpiece, "Three in a Row" Kluson Tuners, Brazilian Rosewood Fretboard.
Rounded 1950's neck profile, and a resonant light weight guitar. Newer nut otherwise 100% original. Excellent condition Sunburst finish 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 Les Paul Juniors are so sought after.
1957 Fender Stratocaster
Bone stock 1957 Fender Stratocaster vintage guitar in amazingly clean condition.
Three piece body, V shaped maple neck, Walnut Skunk Stripe, Kluson tuners, Spaghetti logos, Singly Ply White Guard, Tremolo.
Original Tweed Koylon Fender case.
1957 Gibson ES-125
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
Amazingly sweet playing 1950's vintage Gibson acoustic and a great example of this genre. Brazilian rosewood fretboard and bridge. Mahogany back and sides.
Lovely dark mahogany neck. Original tuners have been refitted after we got the tuner buttons remodelled in New York.
1957 Gretsch 6121
Clean and Original EXC 1957 Gretsch 6121, Western Orange Chambered Mahogany Body, Two DeArmond pickups, Gold Lucite Pickguard with Chet Atkins Sign Post, Aluminum 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
1960 Fender Esquire
See-Through Blonde original Fender 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
1960 Gibson Les Paul Junior, One Piece Honduran Mahogany 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
1961 Gibson Country & Western
1961 Gibson Country & Western 24 3/4" scale.
Round Shoulders, Adjustable Bridge, Long Tortoise Guard, Spruce Top, Mahogany Back and Sides.
One Piece Mahogany Neck, Brazilian Rosewood Board with Split Parallelogram Inlays , Kluson Single Line Tuners.
1962 Fender Stratocaster
1962 Fender Stratocaster in 3 Tone Sunburst finish.
Two Piece Alder Body, One Piece Maple Neck, Green Guard, Brazilian Rosewood Board, Clay Dots, Kluson Tuners, Spaghetti Logo.
Purchased from the family of the original owner in the USA, one of my favourite vintage guitars in the collection.
Arrives with Original Strap, Tremolo Bar and Original Hard Case.
1963 Fender Stratocaster
1963 Fender Stratocaster in original 3 Tone Sunburst finish, Brazilian Rosewood Fretboard, Clay Dots, Kluson Tuners, Green Guard, Spaghetti Logo and Three-Way Switch.
This piece shows some play wear, particularly on the back. Plays amazingly clean and crisp with an incredible feeling neck.
1963 Fender Stratocaster
Beautiful playing 1963 L-Series Fender 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
Original 1963 Gibson Les Paul Custom 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
1964 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 J160-E
1964 Gibson J160-E Acoustic Vintage Guitar. 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.
Original P-90 Pickup, Spruce Laminate Top, Checked Sunburst Finish, Tortoise Guard, One Piece Mahogany Neck, 1 & 11/16" Nut Width, Brazilian Rosewood Board, Trapezoid Inlays, Individual Kluson Tuners, Ebony Bridge Saddle.
Bridge Pins replaced, 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
Stunning all original 1964 Gibson SG Custom 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.
1965 Fender Mustang
1965 Fender Mustang in Ivory Burst known as "Kermit".
Longer scale 24" length, clean Maple Neck, Fender Transition Logo, Brazilian Rosewood Board on a clean Maple Neck, replacement Schaller Tuners, White Guard.
1965 Fender Stratocaster
Near Mint 1965 Fender 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 482
Vintage Ibanez 482 Hollowbody Electric 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 360/12
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. OHSC.
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
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. A genuine Jimi Hendrix era guitar.
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
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. Original Gibson hard case.
1967 Gretsch 6119 Tennessean
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. OHSC.
1969 Gibson SG Standard
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 Gibson Les Paul Recording
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
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
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.
Original Case in excellent condition.
Plays well with our 1968 Marshall 50W Plexi amplifier for that genuine Angus Young experience.
1973 Fender Telecaster
1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe (1 of 2)
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 Deluxe (2 of 2)
1973 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop Deluxe 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
Tobacco Sunburst custom order Les Paul Standard. Approximately only 60 were produced.
Slim 1960’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, Dual Humbuckers, Harmonica Bridge, Stop Tailpiece, Small Black Guard, Rosewood Board with Square Inlays.
No extra routs, overspay or respray.
A new owner will not be disappointed with this '74 vintage classic.
1975 Fender Telecaster
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.
1975 Gibson Melody Maker
1975 Gibson Melody Maker 1965 Reissue in red-stained finish.
Rosewood Board, One Piece Mahogany Body, Three Piece Mahogany Neck with Volute. Original Pickups, Two Tone and Two Volume controls with Pickup Selector Switch.
Marked with a pre-serial C and a 2 indicating a 'second', this instrument also has changed Schaller Tuners from the Gibson Kluson replicas. Bridge also appears to have been replaced.
No cracks or breaks. Superb sounding vintage instrument.
1980 Fender Stratocaster
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 early 1980 models did not come gold tuners.
1980 Gretsch White Falcon
2 Gretsch Filtertron Pickups, Stereo Output with Volume and Tone Controls, 3-way Switch.
Double Cutaway, Maple Hollow Body, Dual F-holes, Bigsby Tremolo Tailpiece, Gold Plexi pickguard with Falcon Logo.
Ebony Fingerboard with square Mother-of-Pearl Inlays, Grover Rotomatic Tuners.
1 11/16" nut width with zero fret; 25 1/2" scale length.
1983 Rickenbacker 350
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, OHSC.
1990 Rickenbacker 355
Based on John Lennon's original 325, this near mint Rickenbacker 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, OHSC.
1996 Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop
Very early Custom Shop Historic Collection 1959 Reissue Gibson Les Paul Standard.
Single Piece Mahogany Body with Two Piece Maple Top in Stunning Flame Burst.
Single Gibson Deluxe Tuners, Rosewood Board with Trapezoid Mother of Pearl Inlays, 22 frets.
Aged nickel hardware. Original Custom Shop Case. Stunning guitar.
2000 Gibson Les Paul Standard Tom Murphy Aged
Stunning Gibson Les Paul Standard Custom Shop 1959 Reissue from 2000.
Aged personally by Tom Murphy, this collector-grade piece has a one piece Mahogany body, book-matched Carved Maple Top in a figured flame burst.
Single piece '59 style Mahogany neck, Rosewood Board, Trapezoid Inlays, Gibson Deluxe Tuners, Aged Nickel Parts, Burstbucker pickups.
From the Gibson Custom Shop archives: "This limited run Murphy Painted & Aged Les Paul Standard captures Tom’s vision of the perfect Les Paul Standard from start to finish. Each guitar features handpicked Murphy woods, a three-dimensional Murphy sunburst finish, extensive Murphy aging, and a special Murphy historic serial number sequence."
2002 Fender Stratocaster 1960 Reissue Custom Shop
2006 Epiphone Casino
Mint condition John Lennon Historic Epiphone Casino 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
2006 Epiphone Casino Limited Edition (1,965 pieces) John Lennon Signature "1965 Re-Issue" 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 Standard
EXC+ Fender Telecaster from 2006. Made in USA. 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 ES-335 1959 Reissue
2006 Gibson ES-335 1959 Reissue in immaculate condition.
24 3/4" scale length, Nitrocellulose Lacquer, Vintage Sunburst finish.
One Piece Mahogany Neck, Cream Binding, Rosewood Board, 12" radius, 22 Frets, Mother of Pearly Dot Inlays, 1 11/16" Nylon Nut, Grover Deluxe Tuners.
2006 Gibson Les Paul Custom
2006 Gibson Les Paul Custom with Zakk Wylde bullseye graphic.
Gold Hardware, EMG pickups, ABR-1 Bridge with Stop Tailpiece, Mahogany Body with Maple Top.
Gold Grover Tuners and Bushings, Gold Truss Rod Cover, Stinger Tail on Headstock, Ebony Fretboard with Square Block Mother of Pearl Inlays.
2006 Gibson Les Paul Jr
2006 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.
Original signature hard case with leopard skin plush interior.
2007 Gibson Les Paul Robot
Mint condition 2007 Gibson Les Paul Robot in Blue Silverburst with Chrome Hardware.
Bound Headstock with Mother of Pearl Gibson Logo, Self Tuning Servo Motors, Chrome Truss Rod Cover.
Mahogany Neck with Ebony Fingerboard, Acrylic Trapezoid Inlays, Nitrocellulose Finish, Two Humbuckers (490R, 498T), Tone Knob contains Robot Tuning Mechanism.
2008 Paul Reed Smith Tiger Eye Private Stock
One Owner Mint Condition 2008 Paul Reed Smith Tiger Eye Private Stock CU24.
Figured South American Mahogany Neck and Body, West Coast Curly Maple Top, Ebony Fretboard, 24 Frets, Etched Mammoth Ivory Bird Inlays, Abalone Side Dots, Phase 3 Locking Tuners with Ebony Buttons.
Dual Humbuckers, 1 Volume, 1 Tone, 5-way switch. The Headstock has a Curly Maple Veneer. Central Etched Mammoth Ivory Bird Private Stock Eagle Inlay.
The gold hardware gives this guitar a sense of luxury.
2009 Fender Stratocaster Custom Shop
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.
2013 Gibson Les Paul Recording II
2013 Les Paul Recording II in mint condition.
Natural Finish Single-Piece Mahogany Body with Carved Mahogany Top, Single Piece Mahogany Neck, 2 Low-Z Recording Pickups, Bigsby. Rosewood Board, Black Fretboard Binding, Square Block Inlays, Grover Tuners, Volute.
These are remarkable sounding guitars. This piece still has the original hang tag and original plastic still attached.
2013 Gretsch Silver Falcon
2013 Gretsch Silver Falcon 6136 in immaculate black finish.
Filtertron Pickups, Bigsby, Centre Block, Grover Imperial Stair Step Tuners.
22 Frets, Ebony Board with 12" radius, 4 layer binding with Silver Sparkle perfling prominent throughout the guitar.
Comes with certificate of authenticity and paperwork.
2016 Schecter Custom Shop
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.