Black and Blacker
Leo Black / Eric Kister
773-852-8946
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Since we do not keep "regular" store hours, the best way to contact us is via email. We can setup a phone call or Zoom session with in-hand description of instrument. If you do call, the best times are afternoons and early evenings. Otherwise, please leave a message; we will get back to you as soon as we can. Thanks!

Electronic payments, PayPal, direct transfers. Old-fashioned paper like bank checks and money orders OK after clearing. We'll work with you. Trades may be considered; we are currently not looking for anything specific. But you never know!

Buyer pays all costs for shipping and insurance. All shipping is calculated based on weight of guitar in case. USPS is our preferred carrier for items of value less than $5,000; you can get a good idea of all shipping costs on the USPS.com website. Shipping is calculated from Chicago 60609.

All of our instruments are in the conditions as described. No attempt to deceive or misrepresent would ever be intended or tolerated. Any modifications or damages have been noted and photographed. So, even considering all sales are final, all sales issues are on a case-by-case basis; any disputes about condition or vintage must be addressed within 48 hours of receipt. Buyer pays all return shipping and insurance costs.

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1991 Gibson SG Celebrity

$3,500
1991 Gibson SG Celebrity, in excellent all-original condition, ebony finish. The SG Standard Celebrity was part of the 1991 Celebrity Series, along with a Les Paul Standard and Firebird version. Only 200 units of each were produced. Rare black on black variation, knobs and pick guard were usually white; some versions had double-white pickups without covers. Rounded 60s neck profile; gold Schaller...
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1961 Gibson Les Paul Standard

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HOLD 1961 Gibson Les Paul Standard. Factory stop-converted and refinished sometime after 1969 (exact date/record lost). Incredible tone and fell of that classic 61 neck. Otherwise all original parts, original hard case. HOLD
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1982 Fender Jazz Bass

$3,200
Early 1982 Fender Jazz bass, bound rosewood dot-neck, S8 serial number, original black finish. Finish is in excellent condition, front and back, with minimal scratches and dents; sides of body on treble bouts have some slight scuffing, Pilot holes were drilled for a tailpiece cover, but it appears that one was never installed. Gorgeous bound rosewood neck with minimal playing wear, one of the...
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1983 Fender Jazz Bass

$1,850
Early 1983 Fender Jazz bass, E3 serial number, maple neck, original black finish. Finish has some small swirls, scratches and dings typical of an almost 40-year-old bass, nothing down to the bare wood, small chip to finish in neck pocket. Neck shows some wear on the treble side edge. Someone (with terrible eyesight) decided to enlarge the side dots with a Sharpie up to the 12th fret. No attempt...
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1983 Fender Precision Bass

$2,500
1983 Fender Precision bass, E3 serial number, 4-bolt rosewood neck, original black finish. Finish is in excellent condition overall, with a few small scuffs on the back. Beautiful rosewood dot neck has minimal play wear. Only issue appears to be that the original D and G saddles were replaced with two older vintage style saddles (see photos). A hunt is on for period-correct replacements. Original...
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1983 Fender Precision Bass

$2,800
1983 Fender Precision bass, maple neck, original black finish. Black finish is in excellent condition with few flaws. Gorgeous maple neck shows little fret wear. Weighs in at 9-1/2 lbs. A recent setup with flat-wounds has made this one the one to beat. The absolute nicest condition of any of the basses were currently have on our page. Original black-lined Fender hard plastic case in excellent...
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1986 Fender Stratocaster 62 reissue

$3,800
1986 Fender Stratocaster, amazingly accurate 1962 reissue, original black finish in excellent condition. Weighing in at 9 lbs., in great original condition with all original parts, including trem bar, tailpiece cover and tweed case. Body and paint in amazing condition with very few small dents and next to no scratching. Original 5-way switch currently installed; original 3-way in case. First year...
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1982 Fender Stratocaster

$2,800
1982 Fender Stratocaster. Original black finish, rosewood neck. Really heavy for a Strat, hence the swamp ash accusation. 1st version "Smith" Stratocaster. E2 serial number. Small headstock, four-bolt neck, strings-through-body Fender trem, standard three-knob, Fender slanted jack configuration. Original deluxe red lined hard plastic case in excellent condition. Currently out for a set-up;...
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1982 Fender Stratocaster

$2,600
1982 Fender Stratocaster "Noel". Original black finish, rosewood neck. 1st version "Smith" Stratocaster. E2 serial number. Small headstock, four-bolt neck, strings-through-body Fender trem, standard three-knob, Fender slanted jack configuration. Original black lined hard plastic case has hinge that is broken the entire length of case. currently held together with black fabric tape. Somebody...
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1974 Fender Stratocaster

$5,500
1974 Fender Stratocaster, original black finish. Overall excellent condition. Legend from original owner was that the guitar was literally in a bar fight and took a few licks, which are shown in the photos. Great care was obviously taken after historical event. Original red-lined hard shell case in excellent condition. Original whammy bar, Fender strap (padding under pad worn off) and...
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