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1958 Kay Barney Kessel Artist

$3,895
As if a Gibson L-5, mated with a 50's toaster oven, right? You can't possibly describe a Kay Barney without mentioning the Kelvinator headstock. You may not know this, but you didn't see this beyond 1960. The Plexiglas headstock overlay, that is. As if the engineers for this model ate mushrooms while watching "Forbidden Planet." You remember that movie right? 'The Tempest' in outer space. Headed...
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~1965 Kay / Old Kraftsman Jazz II Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar Barney Kessel

$1,299.99
Up for sale, a 1960s Kay Jazz II in excellent condition and in perfect working order. Produced under the "Old Kraftsman" brand, this guitar was a Kay made specifically for sale via the Spiegel mail order catalog, and is otherwise identical to its Kay branded counterparts in terms of build quality, electronics, and hardware. One of Kay's top tier offerings, this Jazz II features a pair of Gibson...
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1956 Gibson Super 300 Cutaway

$8,995
Don't rub your eyes. It's for real. In the early '80's we had the privilege of hearing jazz legend Cal Collins in a rare West Coast appearance, on tour from his native Cincinnati. After the gig, we asked him about his guitar, which we'd been trying to peg all evening. He said it was a Super 300 Cutaway, and that there weren't many of them. We'd never even heard of the model, much less seen one...
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1955 Gibson L-5CN

$12,000
A stunning blonde is a wonderful thing to hold, especially when it’s a 1955 Gibson L-5CN in near mint all original showroom condition. We are excited to offer this pristine example for sale and are pleased to assess its condition as near mint all original. This classic blonde cutaway acoustic arch top is Gibson’s most famous model second only in price to their Super 400 a slightly fancier and...
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1955 Silvertone Espanada S1384 by Harmony Vintage Archtop Guitar Harmometal

$2,399.99
Up for sale, a 1955 Silvertone S1384 "Espanada" archtop electric guitar in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. This first year model is as cool as they come, with a pair of stock Gibson P-13 single coil pickups and the aluminum "Harmometal" binding only seen on the very earliest Espanada models. Produced by Harmony in the USA for sale via the Sears & Roebuck catalog, this guitar...
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1935 D'Angelico Style A

$12,500
Retrofret Stock # 6905. D'Angelico Style A Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1935), made in New York City, serial # 1141, sunburst lacquer finish, maple back and sides, spruce top; laminated maple neck, original black hard shell case. This is a lovely original and early D'Angelico, well played but not heavily altered from original and with some unusual features. The body is 16 3/4" wide-somewhat...
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2015 Godin 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II HB

$995
The latest model in the 5th Avenue line-up features a Cutaway body design and the added sounds of two Godin Humbucker pickups delivering all that classic, vintage tone with presence, clarity and a little attitude thrown in for good measure! With the soul of a 1950’s archtop, the 5th Avenue is a true vintage spirit of yesterday with today’s level of modern playability....
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2012 Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin II

$995
The latest model in the 5th Avenue line-up features a Cutaway body design and the added sounds of two Godin Kingpin P90 single-coil pickups delivering all that classic, vintage tone with presence, clarity and a little attitude thrown in for good measure! With the soul of a 1950’s archtop, the 5th Avenue is a true vintage spirit of yesterday with today’s level of modern...
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2012 Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin

$699
The Godin 5th Avenue brings you back to a time when the archtop acoustic guitar reigned supreme. With the soul of a 1950’s archtop, the 5th Avenue is a true vintage spirit of yesterday with today’s level of modern playability. With more projection & volume in the low/mids than traditional archtop acoustic guitars, the dynamically rich tone of the 5th Avenue makes this...
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2012 Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin

$699
The Godin 5th Avenue brings you back to a time when the archtop acoustic guitar reigned supreme. With the soul of a 1950’s archtop, the 5th Avenue is a true vintage spirit of yesterday with today’s level of modern playability. With more projection & volume in the low/mids than traditional archtop acoustic guitars, the dynamically rich tone of the 5th Avenue makes this...
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2012 Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin II

$995
The latest model in the 5th Avenue line-up features a Cutaway body design and the added sounds of two Godin Kingpin P90 single-coil pickups delivering all that classic, vintage tone with presence, clarity and a little attitude thrown in for good measure! With the soul of a 1950’s archtop, the 5th Avenue is a true vintage spirit of yesterday with today’s level of modern...
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1937 Wilkanowski -

$18,000
Retrofret Stock # 5279. Wilkanowski Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1937), made in Brooklyn, NY, shaded varnish finish, Lombardy poplar back and sides; spruce top, gig bag case. This is one of the most interesting and unusual American guitars ever created, and a true (if eccentric) classic of the arch-top era. Willi Wilkanowski was a well-known successful Brooklyn violin builder who beginning around...
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2013 Gibson ES 175 Custom Shop 1959 reissue

$3,499
Great looking VOS 59 reissue Es 175. Plays and sounds fantastic. Not a mark on this one in "as new" condition! Clean!!!!!! Very loud acoustically, with a great 1959 full neck. All case candy and original shipping box. The ultimate jazzbox is back in a meticulous recreation of its best dual-pickup incarnation. First released in 1949, Gibson’s ES-175 was a revolutionary new take on the...
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1939 Gibson L-5 PN

$18,000
Retrofret Stock # 6878. Gibson L-5 PN Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1939), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # EA-5577, natural lacquer finish, burl maple back, flame maple sides with spruce top; laminated maple neck with ebony fingerboard, original tweed hard shell case. This guitar is both a fantastic playing and sounding instrument and an important piece of Gibson history-one of the...
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Used, Vintage, Trade Ins, Etc... Golden Eagle Custom

$4,600
Heritage 2012 Golden Eagle Custom Lefty Archtop Guitar- UsedDescription:Exquisite pre-owned custom golden eagle LEFTY from Heritage! What we think:This is a wonderful instrument. Big, dynamic acoustic tone with the feed-back resistance of a set seth lover pickup. Couple that with block inlays and amber tone and volume knobs on the body and you've got some classy custom features. This is a dream...
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1999 Rickenbacker 381V69 Semi-Acoustic

$3,650
For your consideration is this 1999 Rickenbacker 381V69 in Mapleglo... Just in from a major collection is this dead mint 1999 Rickenbacker 381V69. This guitar is an amazing sounding piece that literally was never played. It does however play like "buttah" and has a tone that is both articulate and powerful (think Steppenwolfs's born to be wild). It has a beautiful carved maple top finished in...
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2013 Gibson L-5CT, Slim Depth Body

$6,495
If you've always coveted the regal tone of the L-5CES, but craved the comfort of a slimmer depth body, we've got your guitar right here. The electric version of the L-5C, the L-5CES was introduced in 1951, and has been Gibson's top-line electric guitar ever since. A favorite of pro players from George Barnes to Herb Ellis and Wes Montgomery, the L-5CES is built with solid carved tonewood...
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2003 Guild® X-500

$2,550
Fender purchased Guild in 1995. In 2001, Fender established "manufacturing" Guild electrics in their Corona, CA plant. In essence, the guitars were still built in Westerly, RI and shipped as "kits" to Corona. Assembled guitar bodies, necks and hardware were shipped to Corona for finishing and assembly. "Production" in Corona was short lived. Electrics were totally discontinued in 2004 when...
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