Elite Guitars
Albert Molinaro
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Due to the very limited amount of time I have each day to complete the work I do, I need to communicate and reply to ALL inquiries via EMAIL, so please make 1st contact HERE or the CONTACT page on my Website and we can proceed from there. I will always do my best to reply quickly, which is usually within 24 hours, and sooner when possible.

I accept online payments via PayPal up to $5000.00. For any higher amounts and ALL international purchases, I request a Bank Wire. If you choose to pay by Bank Wire, I offer an automatic 5% DISCOUNT in addition to my FREE and INSURED Continental U.S. delivery. For shipments to AK, HI and all INTERNATIONAL shipments, I will credit back some of your shipping costs, so do inquire. Additionally, I accept LAYAWAY sales, (terms to be discussed) and TRADE-INS are welcomed too.

Firstly, I offer FREE and INSURED shipping to any Continental U.S. address. My instruments are professionally hand-packaged (by me) as well as privately insured. All of the items I ship domestically (to any U.S. address) are MY property until You receive and also “approve” the item, as such, I want them adequately protected and covered by insurance, which neither Fed-Ex or UPS can sufficiently offer to do. I do NOT feel the customer should have any exposure or risk if buying or returning an instrument online. The insurance and any claims that may result from shipping in EITHER direction are MY responsibility. As a customer of mine, I will NOT make You responsible for my packaging or the handling by a carrier. I also include a pre-paid RETURN shipping label to all domestic U.S. customers; the item is again still insured by ME until it returns to me. To that end, I only use brand new, custom-made, “extra” heavy duty, custom-branded cartons. Because many vintage instrument cases are loose fitting, I also place my instruments in custom-made soft flannel bags before putting them inside the case. I use a large bag for the body and a smaller one for the headstock. I also install custom-branded plastic Fretboard protectors on every instrument. I then place every packed case into a large poly bag before placing it in the box. In most instances, I place foam Inserts inside the cartons to cushion the cases. I do NOT use crumpled up old newspaper or messy packing peanuts. I buy and use ONLY brand new packing materials. As a professional vendor, I go to great lengths and a lot of expense to keep my vintage instruments safe during transport.

Everything I offer and sell has a 48-hour approval period and more time is possible if requested and approved by me in writing. I ultimately want all of my online customers to be 1000% satisfied. If any item is returned, ALL shipping and related expenses are then the responsibility of the buyer.

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1970 Gibson EB-1 Violin Bass

$5,500
1970 Gibson EB-1 Bass. Walnut finish. A clean, factory-original and lovely, uncirculated example. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1970-gibson-eb1
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1977 Gibson Firebird 76 Model, GORGEOUS and RARE WHITE EXAMPLE

$7,500
1977 Gibson FIREBIRD 76 model. A stunning, unmolested example of a Bicentennial "Limited Edition" Firebird. WHITE was the lowest produced finish. This one is in gorgeous, factory-original and well preserved, collector condition. Gibson produced these in 4 finishes. The WHITE variety is by far the Rarest finish with just 148 examples shipped between 1976 and 1979. Black, Natural and Sunburst...
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1974 Fender Telecaster Bass

$3,750
1974 Fender Telecaster Bass, Walnut over/Ash. Clean and Factory-Original with a very attractive look and vibe. These produce a very big sound. With a long scale, assisted by the Pole-Magnet pickup design, the sounds they make have clarity, a wide tonal range and definition. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL...
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1982 Gibson Moderne, Stunning KORINA TIME-CAPSULE Example

$9,500
1982 Gibson MODERNE. Fantastic, factory original collector condition specimen. Hang tags, factory tissue paper in case. I have owned multiple examples of every Heritage Korina model guitar and this is the nicest looking matched Korina body that I have seen or had. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1983-gibson-moderne
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1979 Fender Precision Bass, Clean and Original w/PRO PHOTOS

$2,850
1979 Fender Precision bass, finished in WHITE. A Nice, attractive and straight example. Long ago, before i acquired it, the volume potentiometer had been replaced, so a small repair was needed, otherwise, it's original and quite nice. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1979-precision-white
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1975 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe w/Standard option & Mahogany neck

$6,500
1975 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe with STANDARD option with Mahogany Neck construction. A clean, factory-correct guitar and early enough to have been made with a Mahogany Neck. It is becoming increasingly more difficult to find unmolested examples of the last of these vintage Mahogany-Neck Les Pauls. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL...
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1952 D'Angelico New Yorker, a Beautiful Blonde w/PROFESSIONAL PICS

$35,000
1951 D'Angelico New Yorker in Blonde finish. These guitars are a work of art, and this is a very attractive example. The guitar has been Published and has a fabulous, warm and inviting patina with a great history and story. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1952-dangelico
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1959 Gretsch PX-6120, STUNNING COLOR & ORIGINAL, see PRO Photos

$13,500
A Beautiful, Uncirculated, Crisp and Clean 1959 Gretsch 6120 model with the optional Western Case. This is a solid and unmolested example! The neck joint is sturdy, the binding is healthy and it still has Nice Color. Many of the 1958 and 59 Filtertron models are faded and washed-out looking, this may be the ultimate 6120. When you see an Uncirculated example of this caliber, you should BUY...
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1968 Gibson J-45 ADJ., Original and Rare EBONY Finish

$5,500
1968 Gibson J-45 ADJ. This is an original and rare variety Jumbo in a handsome and striking original EBONY finish. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1967-gibson-j45-ebony
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1964 Fender Stratocaster, PRE-CBS, a nice OLD refinish

$11,500
1964 Stratocaster, refinished in Sonic Blue many years ago. This has very nice, older and thin paintwork on a good "players" PRE-CBS guitar. The most important parts of the guitar are original. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1964-strat-sonic-blue
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1964 Fender Precision Bass, an Original and Rare Custom Color

$13,500
1964 Fender Precision Bass. A Rare Custom Color finish. Fender custom-colored Duco BLACK Precision Basses are quite a rare find. Players condition, Full details and disclosure on the website. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1964-black-precision
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1968 Gibson J-200, Beautiful & Uncirculated example. Professional Photos

$7,500
1968 Gibson J-200. Sunburst and Pretty. A handsome, clean and correct, original example which has been stored and uncirculated for a very long time. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1968-j200
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1977 Music Man Sting Ray Bass, COLLECTOR ALERT, New Old Stock

$7,500
1977 Music Man Sting Ray Bass, Walnut finish with Maple neck. This is an uncirculated, NEW OLD STOCK, Time-Capsule example with it's Factory Installed Flat-wound strings. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1977-stingray
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1959 Martin 00-18G, A Very Nice Martin Nylon String, w/High-Res Photos

$2,950
1959 Martin 00-18G. A NYLON STRING beauty! A clean and original vintage Martin nylon string guitar. These share many similarities with the 00-18 steel string models. A perfect sized guitar and a fun alternative to play, practice or record with. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1959-martin-0018g
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1968 Epiphone RIVIERA, Shaded Sunburst finish, Professional Photos

$4,950
1968 Epiphone RIVIERA, Shaded Sunburst finish. A gorgeous condition vintage guitar with an unfaded, glossy Sunburst finish. The guitar is factory-correct and original. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1968-epiphone-riviera
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1967 Fender Telecaster Custom, Sunburst, Original and Unmolested

$15,750
1967 Sunburst Custom Telecaster, Original and unmolested. A "transitional" model with both Pre-CBS and Post-CBS features, last of the 2nd generation GOLD logo and Kluson tuners. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1967-custom-telecaster
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1976 Gibson Explorer, A preserved Limited Edition Model w/GREAT photos

$8,000
1976 Gibson Explorer, Mahogany, Natural finish. This is 1 of the "LIMITED EDITION" examples. Collector condition, crisp, clean and unmolested, SO NICE! CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1976-explorer
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1962 Gretsch 6120 Double Cutaway, an EARLY EXAMPLE w/GREAT PHOTOS

$5,500
1962 Gretsch 6120, AMBER RED finish, Double Cutaway body. This is an attractive example of an EARLY Gretsch double-cutaway 6120 with healthy binding. This one is Very Clean and in excellent, original condition complete with the upgraded Western Motif 6220 Case. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1962-gretsch-6120
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1958 Gibson ES-225T, CLEAN and Original with PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS

$3,750
1958 Gibson ES-225T. Sunburst finish.. The pickup placement on this model provides a unique tone. This is a Very Clean, original and attractive example. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1958-es225t $3,750.00
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1982 Fender Precision Bass, an Original and beautiful SIENNA SUNBURST

$3,000
1982 Fender Precision Bass. Handome SIENNA SUNBURST finish. A very handsome specimen in an eye pleasing and popular finish. From the re-envisioned Dan Smith era Fender company. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1982-precision-sienna-sunburst
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1973 Fender Stratocaster, Hardtail, VERY CLEAN and UNMOLESTED example

$4,950
1973 Fender Strat, this one is in crisp, clean and uncirculated condition. Non-tremolo option and in 100% factory-original, never modified condition. SO NICE. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1973-strat-sunburst-hardtail
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1963 Epiphone Sorrento E452T, VERY Clean with unfaded ROYAL OLIVE finish

$4,750
1963 Epiphone Sorrento. A rare and beautiful, unfaded "ROYAL OLIVE" color in 100% factory-original condition. This is a complete and well-preserved instrument and a nice example of how less is more. I collected this guitar for 25 years due to both it's cosmetic and simplistic beauty. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL...
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1980 Fender Stratocaster, Hardtail - a STUNNING TIME CAPSULE

$4,750
1980 Fender Stratocaster, Non-Tremolo, Tobacco Sunburst with a Maple Neck. This is a Museum Quality, Time Capsule example. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1979-strat-sunburst-hardtail
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1969 HOFNER 500/1 Violin Bass, A Healthy, Gorgeous Example

$4,750
1969 Hofner Violin Bass. Fabulous 100% original, clean and healthy example. An uncirculated specimen with the Factory-installed flat wound strings! CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1969-hofner-violin-bass
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1967 Gibson SG Junior, CLEAN, WHITE, w/Professional Photos

$4,500
1967 Gibson SG Junior, Factory WHITE finish. Only 10% of the SG Juniors shipped in 1967 were WHITE. This is a very nice, clean and undamaged example. Factory correct and original, save for Kluson reproduction tuners, but the originals are also included. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1967-sg-jr-white
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1969 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

$13,500
1969 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe. Beautiful Gold Finish. A RARE and EARLY Deluxe Les Paul with a 1-PIECE Mahogany Body. It is Factory Original in every way with NO Repairs or Modifications including the correct 1969 Case. This one is Clean and Correct, last of the good ones and getting hard to find in Unmolested Condition for discerning buyers. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS...
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1966 Gibson ES-330

$9,000
1966 Gibson ES-330 TDC. A GORGEOUS guitar with an unfaded, glowing Cherry Red finish. A Time-Capsule example with TAGS. Fabulous and 100% factory original. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1966-gibson-es330-cherry
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1974 Gibson Hummingbird Custom, 44 Years Old & STILL NEW in the BOX

$6,500
1974 Gibson Hummingbird Custom Acoustic, Cherry Sunburst finish. This guitar is BRAND NEW in the BOX, a TIME CAPULE example. It's getting hard to find Brand-New 44 year-old guitars today. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1974-hummingbird
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1971 Gibson Les Paul Custom, TIME CAPSULE EXAMPLE

$15,000
1971 Gibson Les Paul Custom, EBONY Stunning, Time-Capsule, Museum-Quality example, these terms all apply. Vintage Instruments of this quality are very hard to come by today, and this one is quite tidy. I haven't seen a similar vintage LP for ages that is even remotely close to the quality of this guitar. Discerning buyer wanted. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL...
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1958 Gibson Les Paul Junior

$7,500
1958 Les Paul Junior, CHERRY RED. A clean, undamaged and original guitar. This one has been sitting for a long time. CLICK the link BELOW to view MANY High-Res PHOTOS and FULL DETAILS: http://www.eliteguitars.net/1958-lp-cherry-red
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