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 video session with an in-hand description of instrument.

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! (A nice jetglo Rick bass might be nice...)

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 any shipping costs on the USPS.com website. If you have a preferred carrier or your own shipping account, just let us know. 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. Many of these instruments have been previously disassembled to verify their vintage (please do not ask us to remove necks to check dates). Many have been purchased from reputable dealers who stand by their goods. 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.

Found 12 matches

1966 Fender XII

$4,995
1966 Fender XII 12 string in excellent condition. Strong color in the Sunburst finish; all original parts. Was refret sometime in the mid-80s; saw little use after that, plenty of fret life left. Stamped "SPECIAL" on back of headstock. Two pickguard screws were removed to prevent breakage of a shrinking pickguard. Sometime during its life, however, one owner decided to flush-mount a Straplock on...
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1978 Gibson Les Paul Special Doublecut

$2,850
1978 Gibson Les Paul Special in excellent condition. Doublecut, soapbar P-90s, AR bridge, all-original parts, super clean Tobacco Sunburst finish. Some pick scratching on pickguard and light shirt-button worming on back. Great player and superb tone. Had a setup a while back but has seen little use since. Original red-lined "chainsaw" / Protector case, also in excellent condition, closes fine,...
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1991 Gibson SG Celebrity

$2,600
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 released also had double-white pickups without covers. Rounded 60s neck profile;...
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1961 Gibson Les Paul Standard

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HOLD 1961 Gibson Les Paul Standard. Factory stop-converted and Les Paul Custom ebony refinish sometime around/after 1969 (exact date/record lost). Incredible humbucker tone and the feel of that classic slim 61 neck. Otherwise all original parts, original hard case in excellent condition. HOLD
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1982 Fender Jazz Bass, bound RW neck

$2,800
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 one was never installed. Gorgeous bound rosewood neck with minimal playing wear, one of the last of the 3-bolt...
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1983 Fender Jazz Bass, Smith era, maple neck

$1,200
Early 1983 Fender Jazz bass, American made, E3 serial number, 4-bolt 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...
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1983 Fender Precision Bass, Smith era, RW neck

$1,300
1983 Fender Precision bass, American made, E3 serial number, 4-bolt rosewood neck, original black finish. Finish is in excellent condition overall, with a few small scuffs on the front and back. Beautiful rosewood dot neck has minimal play wear. Some minimal tarnishing to tuning heads. Appears that the original D and G saddles and screws were replaced with two older vintage style saddles (see...
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1983 Fender Precision Bass, Smith era, maple neck

$1,950
1983 Fender Precision bass, Smith era, American made, E3 serial number, 4-bolt maple neck, original black finish. Black finish is in excellent condition with few flaws. Gorgeous maple neck shows little fret wear. All original parts. 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...
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1986 Fender Stratocaster 62 reissue

$3,450
1986 American Vintage Series '62 Reissue Stratocaster, amazingly accurate rare reissue from the first-year of the Corona factory, original black finish in excellent condition. Weighing in at 9 lbs., in great original condition with all original parts, including tremelo bar, tailpiece cover and tweed case. Great sounding American Vintage single coil pickups. Body and paint in amazing condition...
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1982 Fender Stratocaster, Smith era, swamp ash

$1,950
1982 Fender Stratocaster. American made, original black finish in excellent condition, E2 serial number, rosewood neck. 1st version "Smith" Stratocaster. Really heavy for a Strat, hence the swamp ash accusation. Small headstock, four-bolt neck, strings-through-body Fender tremolo. Standard three-knob, Fender slanted jack configuration, 5-way switch. Original deluxe red lined hard plastic case...
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1982 Fender Stratocaster, Smith era, RW neck

$1,450
1982 Fender Stratocaster, American made, original black finish in excellent condition, E2 serial number, rosewood neck. 1st version "Smith" Stratocaster. All original parts, small headstock, four-bolt neck, with strings-through-body Fender trem. Standard Stratocaster three-knob, Fender slanted jack configuration, 5-way switch. In an effort as one could only describe as a futile anti-theft device,...
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1974 Fender Stratocaster

$4,600
1974 Fender Stratocaster, 3-bolt maple neck, original black finish (74 was last year black was listed as a "custom" color), staggered pole pieces, all original parts. After decades of Position I chords, frets were worn down in spots almost to fingerboard. Guitar recently underwent complete refret, new nut, sanding and relacquer of entire fingerboard. With the neck work, setup, and fresh strings,...
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