Empire Guitars RI
Empire Guitars
Providence, RI
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3 days on used and vintage gear. 14 days on new items. Buyer pays shipping both ways. No returns on shipped amplifiers. New items returned with out all packing materials and included inserts will be charged a 15% restocking fee.

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2005 Warwick Thumb BO 4 String

Summary: The Warwick Thumb bass is one of the most Iconic Warwick instruments of all time and it has gained loyal fans from all around the globe. The German-made, super high-quality instrument features unique tone-woods, great electronics, heavy duty frets & a hardshell case. This baby is from 2005 and it is in pretty good condition. Body: Solid body double cutaway electric bass made of...
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2016 Reverend Baritone RA

Summary: This Reverend is a deep & rich sounding Baritone RA with a classic black finish and a fast maple neck. This instrument has been set up with new strings & it is ready to rock. Body: Solid korina body with a classic black finish Neck: Maple neck with black dot inlays, 22 frets, 6-bolt neck plate, 26.75” scale length, 43mm nut width, Pin-lock locking tuning keys. Tuned...
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~1968 Galanti Grand Prix

Summary: This rare Italian made electric guitar features a futuristic offset body, push button switches, cool tuning keys & a classic vintage sunburst finish plus the original hardshell case. Galanti has a long tradition of making quality accordians & they jumped into the guitar business during the 1960’s guitar craze but it fizzled out by the late 1960’s and these guitars are getting harder and...
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1967 Guild X-50

Summary: This is a beautiful full bodied 1967 Guild X-50 with a wonderful sunburst finish & a ton of character & tone. This archtop electric guitar is a great example of simplicity & quality that is going strong – even 50 years down the line. Body: Fully bound archtop acoustic/electric with a spruce top & mahogany back & sides & two f-holes. This instrument measures 16.5” wide at the lower...
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1972 Gibson SG Standard

Summary: The Gibson SG was introduced in 1961 as a complete replacement for the Les Paul. The new design was thought to be a more modern solidbody guitar, with sleek beveled edges and two sharp cutaways. By late 1963, the Les Paul moniker was dropped, and the SG (or Solid Guitar) became an entirely separate model. The SG has remained in steady production ever since earning a place as one of the...
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2003 James Trussart SteelCaster

Summary: The Steelcaster has the look & feel of a vintage instrument while featuring an exclusive steel body with metal appointments. This beautiful guitar has a brushed steel body with a very cool pickguard & control panel with wonderful etched designs in the steel. This awesome guitar comes with the original hardshell case. Body: Hollow steel body with custom metal appointments, steel...
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1977 Gibson Les Paul Artisan

Summary: The most standout feature of the Norlin-era Les Paul Aritsan is its unique flower inlay designs. This model was produced with either two or three pickups -- the three pickup version usually demands a higher price. This particular Gibson is the 3 pickup model from 1977 with a beautiful walnut finish & a non-original hardshell case. Body: Solid body electric guitar with a fully bound...
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1974 Fender Telecaster Custom

Summary: For the love of Keith! With a wide-range humbucker at the neck and a traditional single-coil bridge pickup, this Telecaster Custom is a versatile workhorse with a great played-in look. Body: Natural-finished ash (refinished). Neck: Flamed bird’s eye maple neck. Three bolt neck plate. Bullet truss rod. Black dot fret markers. 21 frets, 25.75” scale length, 1 9/16” nut...
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1973 Fender Jazz Bass

Summary: The Fender Jazz bass was introduced in 1960 as a higher-end alternative to the Fender P Bass – the J Bass used closer string spacing, a thinner neck profile at the nut & two punchy single coil pickups to give the player more tonal range and a comfortable thin neck. Body: Offset-waist contoured solid body with a worn but beautiful mocha finish. Neck: Fully bound maple neck with a...
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2005 Paul Reed Smith Custom 24

Summary: The Custom 24 is the quintessential PRS guitar. This iconic instrument was the first model that Paul Reed Smith brought to the public at PRS Guitars’ first Winter NAMM show in 1985 and has been a top seller ever since. This particular PRS is a 20th Anniversary Custom 24 from 2005 with the special “Birds in Flight” inlays, a flame maple 10 top, older style locking tuning keys & tons of...
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1965 Guild CA-100

Summary: This rare Guild CA-100 has a wonderful sunburst finish, a rare De’Armond Guild Award Model pickup (likely a special order from Guild), florentine cutaway, replacement Schaller clear button tuning machines and it sounds & plays great. The serial # dates it to 1965. Body: Fully bound top & back, archtop & arched back hollow-body electric guitar. Neck: 3-piece...
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2012 Gibson Les Paul Special

Summary: The Les Paul Special was originally introduced as an affordable student model but the classic simple design has become a favorite & has stood the test of time. The P-90 pickups were often taken out & replaced with the warm, rich, thick Humbucker pickups so Gibson decided to put it all together in 2012 & give you the Les Paul Special “Humbucker” series….this guitar sounds and plays...
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2008 Fender Jazz Bass V

Summary: This is a 2008 Fender Jazz Bass V made in the USA! This baby has a beautiful metallic red finish, 2 single coil pickups, a maple fingerboard with a maple neck and it comes with the original Fender hardshell case. Body: Solid body double cutaway Neck: Maple neck with a maple fingerboard, 20 frets, black dot inlays, 34” scale length, 1.75” nut width. Pickups/Hardware: 2 USA Jazz...
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2008 Gibson 1960 VOS Reissue

Summary: Built to 1960 specs – this awesome Gibson Les Paul is a dream come true for any Gibson player. This instrument features a killer “Washed Cherry” sunburst finish & the top has quite a bit of flame in it as well. This instrument COA says “LP 60 Reissue” and the Sweetwater paperwork says the model is LPR0FVOWCNH. This guitar does show some light signs of wear but overall it is in really...
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Ibanez SR4005

Summary: This solid Ibanez Prestige bass feels great, sounds powerful & it comes with the original Ibanez Prestige hard shell case. This bass features a mahogany body with a 5-piece neck, Bartolini pickups, Monorail IV bridge system, Power Curve EQ and it was made in Japan! Body: Mahogany solid body double cutaway Neck: 5 piece Bubinga/Wenge bolt on neck with black Gotoh tuning keys, 24...
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1983 Fender P Bass

Summary: As the first production model bass guitar, the Fender Precision bass was an absolutely revolutionary instrument upon its introduction in 1951. The Precision or P Bass evolved throughout the ‘50s with changing electronics, body shape, and cosmetic details. This black beauty is from 1983 and it gives you that classic, simple, legendary precision that a P-Bass is known for. This bass also...
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~1968 Goya Range Master

Summary: This rare & cool Goya Rangemaster was made in Italy between 1967-1969. This beautiful guitar offers 9 push button controls, one huge volume knob, a tremolo produced by Hagstrom, and the original hardshell case. Body: Solid body double cutaway with a subtle contour and a faux wood pickguard. Neck: Maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard, large dot inlays, 21 frets. The scale...
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1959 Martin O-15

Summary: The Martin 0-15 was an all-mahogany instrument with modest styling. It was made mainly between 1940 and 1961, although a few may have been made in the 1930s. Its humble appearance means it has been largely overlooked by collectors. The Martin 0-15 has Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, bridge and headstock veneer. The all mahogany body means that the tone is also restrained not too much...
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2012 Dream Studios Riverboat 3

Summary: The Riverboat 3 is the wild-side of the Riverboat model. Using the same Semi-Hollow Mahogany Body with Maple top as the Riverboat, the R-3 is taking things to the extremes of her Spanish Curves. This instrument has a solid mahogany core with a Bigsby, lost of switches & tons of tone options. Body: Semi-hollow double cutaway guitar with a Bigsby tremolo, 2 f-holes and a killer...
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Ibanez AM-93-TKS

Summary: This Artcore Expressionist AM93 semi-hollowbody guitar uses Custom 58 pickups combined with an arched quilted maple top, back, and sides to produce a warm and quick response. The slim and compact 3-piece Artcore set-in neck is made from mahogany and maple. The bound rosewood fretboard with 22 large frets, bound top, and gold hardware offers lush looks accented by white block inlays and...
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Goya Panther II

Summary: This Italian-made bass is a rare bird straight out of the 1960s with a fantastic and unique sound. The space-age inspired offset body sports a super cool cherry burst finish. This bass is in good shape & it comes with the original oddly shaped hard-shell case. Body: Solid body double cutaway bass with a wonderful sunburst finish, brown pickguard, thumb-rest, one volume knobs & tons...
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~1966 Kent Lido 531

Summary: This is a very cool mid-1960’s Kent Lido Model 531 with two single coil pickups, original tremolo system with “KENT” engraved cover and the original “KENT” logo on the headstock. Body: Solid body, slightly offset dual cutaway electric guitar. Neck: Fully bound maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard, 20 frets, 6 original tuning keys with white buttons, pearloid inlays. The frets on...
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2011 Gibson Midtown Standard

Summary: The Midtown Standard covers the sonic spectrum, from hard rock to soft jazz with an elegant, upscale design. Ultra-playable and super-stylish, this particular Gibson has a wonderful ebony finish & it comes with the original hardshell case! Body: Semi-hollow double cutaway electric guitar with a maple top & mahogany back. The top and the neck are fully bound. Neck: Mahogany neck...
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1979 Vantage VP795B

Summary: Designed for the critical musician who needs an instruments that provides a full, punchy sound with plenty of detail and tonal nuances in the treble and midrange frequencies, the Vantage VP795B Series bass combines strength, playability and sonic flexibility in one sleekand attractively finished instrument. Two custom-engineered Vantage “Split coil” humbucking bass pickups offers a rich,...
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1971 Gibson SG Special

Summary: The SG Special evolved out of the Les Paul Special in the early '60s when Gibson introduced the SG as its primary solid-body shape. The Special was conceived as a more affordable, parred-down take on SG Standard, and this designation persists till today. This particular Gibson has a beautiful walnut finish, original pickups, original vibrato system, original tuning keys & the original...
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1966 Gibson ES-125T

Summary: This thin version of the ES-125 has a beautiful maple top, super cherry sunburst finish, 2 f-holes & a trapeze tailpiece. This light-weight beauty plays and sounds awesome. The simplicity of the single P-90 pickup with one volume & one tone knob and the bound top & back add elegance to this vintage tone machine. This instrument is in great playing shape but it did have a small partial...
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1998 Spalt Reverse T

Summary: G9805 “Reverse T” makes use of one of the wooden sign letters found. The guitar has a Redwood body with an Indian Rosewood neck and Fralin P-90 pickups with custom made celluloid covers. The green switch tip is made of catalin, an early form of plastic which was used in art-deco period radios. The Michael Spalt “ResinTop” guitars a unique process marrying a tonewood back with a clear...
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2013 Duesenberg Dragster

Summary: This solid-body Duesenberg Dragster is a simple yet elegant instrument with tons of tone. This guitar feels very light and it plays & sounds great. From the Duesenberg USA website: “If you ain’t first, you’re last” And there is no better way to get there than with our Dragster Series. Designed to be the offspring of the 52 Senior, the Dragster just rips with speed and tone. The flat...
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2011 Gibson VOS LPR8

Summary: This is a 2011 Gibson Les Paul from the Gibson Custom Shop. This instrument is a 1958 VOS Plain-top with a beautiful sunburst finish with a Bigsby vibrato. This guitar comes with the original hardshell case, Certificate of Authenticity and some original hangtags & paperwork inside the case. Body: Solid-body single cutaway electric guitar with a mahogany body & a maple top. This...
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1969 Guild F-212

Summary: Jumbo-shaped Guild 12-strings stand as some of most recognizable Guild acoustics ever made. The F-212 came out in 1964 with Mahogany back and sides and a Spruce top. The F-212's body had a flat lower bout which differentiates it from the rounded bottom of the F-112. This particular Guild is from 1969 and it shows lots of wear but it sounds really great! Body: Jumbo acoustic with a...
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