Fine vintage instruments

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    • Alcaster Tele SHP 1Alcaster Tele SHP 4
    • 2015 Alcaster 1960

      Alcaster #3 1960 style in shell pink.  Features ash body, maple neck with dark rosewood fingerboard, soft V profile hand shaped, 10" radius, 1.650" nut width, rolled finger board edges, Dunlop 6105 frets, Fralin pickups with 4-way switch, CTS pots, Mallory capacitor, Electrosocket jack, vintage style tuners, single ply white pickguard, shell pink lacquer with matching headstock, deluxe gig bag and strap included.  Has a great range of tones from clear and bright to full and warm.  Nails the "Cropper" sound in the bridge position.    

    • 1937 national duolian 11937 national duolian 2
    • 1937 National Duolian Chrome

      1937 National Duolian in very good condition.  This is one of the cool later 14-fret Duolians with radiused fingerboard.  At some point seemingly quite a few years ago it was striped and chrome plated and a nice large pearloid star was inlaid in the headstock.  The chrome was professionally done and looks as though it could have come from National this way.  The orignal cone and biscuit are in great shape and the neck is nice and straight.  We performed a neck set and heat press to get it playing perfectly as well as reglued the fingerboard.  The tuners are replaced with 50s Grover G-98s.  The...

    • 1973 Fender Tele Custom 11973 Fender Tele Custom 2
    • 1973 Fender Telecaster Custom

      1973 Fender Telecaster Custom in excellent condition.  All original with no modifications or repairs ever done.  Great looking original white blonde finish on ash body.  Electronics are all original and work as they should.  Nice strong full range humbucker in the neck position balanced by a hot and bright bridge pickup. Nice round U neck with just an ever so slight V hint in the first position.  The neck is straight and frets are in good condition.  There is very little play wear to the finish.  Includes newer hard case.  

    • 1994 Fender CS Strat 11994 Fender CS Strat 2
    • 1994 Fender Custom Shop Strat

      1994 Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster in excellent condition.  40th anniversary model featuring highly figured birds-eye maple neck, ash body, white blonde finish, 57 soft V neck profile, vintage fret wire, 7.25" fingerboard, single ply white guard, 50s custom shop pickups.  Medium weight at 7.4 pounds.  Really nice feel to this one with a snappy neck and easy action.  Classic sounding 50s style strat.  There is no play wear and the frets are like new.  Includes original hard case and COA.  

    • 1960 Fender Strat 11960 Fender Strat 2
    • 1960 Fender Stratocaster

      1960 Fender Stratocaster in good condition.  This is a wonderful player grade 1960.  Has three original and strong pickups, original neck and body, original hardware, knobs, pickup covers.  Body has enlarged neck and bridge routes for humbuckers and was refinished in surf green nitro lacquer.  Looks like it was done long ago and is a nice thin finish.  It has a cool patina to it and looks great. Originally the alder body was sunburst as the original color remains in the tremolo cavity.  The neck looks to have a very old overspray probably done when the body was refined.  The tuners are old sin...

    • 2001 Fender CS Nocaster 12001 Fender CS Nocaster 7
    • 2001 Fender Custom Shop Nocaster

      2001 Fender Custom Shop Nocaster Relic in excellent condition.  This is the lightest Custom Shop Tele we have seen weighing in at just 6 lbs 4 oz.  Standard spec Nocaster except for modern wired three way switch.  Almost no wear on frets.  Really nice butterscothc finish with just the amount of wear to make it look like a genuine old one.  Has the wonderful snappy bright tone you want.  The lighter ones really excel for the fast country style stuff.  Includes original case and COA.     

    • 2011 Fender CS Strat MB 12011 Fender CS Strat MB 2
    • 2011 Fender Master Built Dale Wilson 1960 Strat Abby PUs

      2011 Fender Custom Shop masterBuilt by Dale Wilson 1960 Strat in near mint condition.  Beautiful black finish with the heavy relic treatment.  Features, quarter sawn maple neck, dark rosewood fingerboard, 6105 frets, 9.5" radius, 1960s oval C shape neck, mint green guard, Abigail Ybarra handwound and signed pickups, lightweight alder body, original case and COA.  The perfect mix of vintage and modern.  The handwound pickups offer singing bell like vintage tones.  The larger frets and comfortable neck carve make for a fast playing fun feeling guitar.  Weighs in at 7 lbs which gives it a nice mi...

    • 1978 Zemaitis 11978 Zemaitis 2
    • 81978 Zemaitis "Ivan" 12-String

      1978 Zemaitis jumbo 12 string in excellent condition.  An exceedingly rare guitar.  Custom built in 1978 this is based on the famous "Ivan" guitar made for Eric Clapton.  The list of Zemaitis players reads as a hit list of 60s and 70s rock stars.  All mahogany body with heart shaped soundhole.  Finely engraved truss rod cover and headstock badge.  Body measures just over 19" across the lower bout.  25.5" scale length, 1 7/8" nut width.  The sound is massive and solid.  A well balanced and powerful instrument.  Center seem repair done with hide glue other wise untouched.  Original deluxe hard c...

    • 2005 Mirabella 475 12005 Mirabella 475 2
    • 2005 Mirabella Deluxe 475

      2005 Mirabella Deluxe 475 custom made guitar in excellent condition.  This guitar is Mirabella's take on the classic ES-175 style.  Body is 16" at lower bout, 2 1/4" deep at the sides, 24 3/4" scale length, 1 23/32" nut width, 2 1/4" string spacing, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, bridge, knobs and tailpiece.  Superb workmanship throughout.  Very comfortable round C neck profile with medium tall fret wire make for excellent left hand feel.  Seymour Duncan humbuckers with volume and tone for each pickup.  Unlike a Gibson the middle position has output when one pickup is turned all the way ...

    • 2004 Martin OMC28B LJ 12004 Martin OMC28B LJ 2
    • 2004 Martin OMC-28B Laurence Juber

      2004 Martin OMC-28B Laurence Juber in mint condition.  Limited edition number 45 of 50.  OM body size with Brazilian Rosewood back and sides and Adirondack spruce top and braces.  1 3/4" nut width, ebony finger board with no markers, ebony bridge, fossil ivory nut and saddle, Waverly tuners, herring bone purfling, ivoroid binding, 28 style soundhole rings, and full gloss finish on body and neck.  This is fresh out of a collection and is essentially in new condition.  Excellent tone and playability, a fine instrument.  Includes original Geib style hard case and paperwork.  


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