Empire Guitars RI
Empire Guitars
1-877-558-9264
Providence, RI
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We ship to select international locations. International shipping can become quite expensive. We will not falsify value on customs forms EVER! Please don't ask.

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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1965 Gibson SG Junior

$4,675
Summary: This Gibson SG Junior is in great shape with tons of finish checking and excellent sounding single P90 pickup. It has just been inspected, restrung and setup by our in-house guitar tech with 10 gauge strings and low action. The original frets still have tons of life left in them and the neck is nice and straight. It ships in its original hardshell case with gold interior and we will...
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2003 Fender Custom Shop NOS Aqua Green Telecaster Custom

$3,849
Summary: This Fender Custom Shop NOS Aqua Green Sparkle Telecaster Custom is an absolute stunner. It has a matching aqua sparkle headstock, thick birdseye maple neck and early 60s specs. It is in excellent barely used condition, has just been setup and restrung by our in-house guitar tech with 10s and low action and it ships in its original blonde hardshell case with COA and case candy. ...
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1966 Fender Jaguar

$5,225
Summary: What a cool era aesthetically for offset Fender guitars, bound neck and block inlays on a rosewood board with that thick black outlined gold Fender logo! This guitar is in immaculate shape with just a little wear through the finish around the arm contour. Our in-house luthier has just inspected, setup and restrung this Jag with a new set of 10s and it ships in its original hardshell...
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2008 Fender Custom Shop Telecaster

$3,599
Summary: This Custom Shop Fender Green Sparkle Telecaster was build it 2008, has one of the most figured flame maple necks we have seen and ships in its original hardshell case with COA and case candy including a strap, cable and sticker. It has just been setup and restrung with 10s by our in-house luthier and it plays beautifully with low action and a straight neck. Body: Solid body...
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1966 Gibson ES-125C

$2,475
Summary: This vintage Gibson is a fully-hollow archtop guitar with deep body, single florentine cutaway and one original P-90 pickup. It has just been setup by our in-house luthier and restrung with a new set of 10s. It is in great cosmetic shape but does have a bit of a ramping effect in the fretboard extension, also referred to as a “ski jump”. Notes on the low stings buzz some when played...
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1956 Gibson ES-225 TD

$6,599
Summary: This vintage Gibson ES-225 TD is in phenomenal shape for its age and has just been inspected, setup and restrung by our in-house guitar tech with a new set of 10s. The original sunburst finish looks fantastic and has some very fine finish checking throughout the body. The original bridge section of the tailpiece has been swapped with a Mojo Axe compensated tailpiece for better...
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1990 Gibson Les Paul Custom

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Summary: This 1990 Gibson Les Paul Custom has a gorgeous flame maple top with deep cherry burst finish and gold hardware. It has the stock Bill Lawrence "circuit board" pickups, called HB-R and HB-L "The Original" and Grover tuners. This Guitar has been fully inspected, received a pro setup by our in house guitar tech and restrung with a new set of 10s. It ships in its original hardshell...
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1982 Peavey T-15

$679
Summary: The Peavey T-15 electric guitar of the 1980s is something of a hidden gem -- and an affordable one, at that. This short-scale oddity, dubbed the "Mississippi Mustang" by its owners and admirers, was originally marketed as an entry-level/student instrument, though their consistency and durability has recently found some favor and landed them in rather wide use for touring indie rock...
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2007 Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul R9

$5,850
Summary: From Gibson.com – “Gibson Custom Shop's 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue is not just a tribute to the priceless original models -- it's a clone of them. From laser-scanned dimensions to chemically-recreated plastics to color-matched shades of sunburst, every element has been rendered in unbelievable detail. It represents the culmination of decades of work by Custom Shop's expert team --...
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1989 Fender HLE '57 Stratocaster

$3,300
Summary: The early days of the Fender Custom shop produced some of the most unique and high quality Fenders to date. This one was modeled after a gold Stratocaster made for Homer Hanes of Homer and Jethro back in 1957. It has a stunning gold finish, anodized gold pickguard, gold hardware and nice chunky maple neck and fingerboard. The guitar is in fantastic condition, has just been setup and...
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2010 Gibson LPR9

$6,000
Summary: This Custom Shop R9 is in excellent used condition with no noticeable playwear and a beautiful orange burst flame maple top. It has just been inspected, setup and restrung with a new set of 10s by our in-house guitar tech and it plays beautifully with low action and a straight neck. It ships in its original Gibson Custom hard-shell case with COA and case candy. Body: Solid...
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1961 Fender Stratocaster

$27,500
Summary: Slab board fingerboard, clay dots, weather checked 3-tone sunburst and a figured maple neck, it hardly gets better than this 1961 Fender Stratocaster! This Strat was played in its day but it was never abused and clearly cherished and cared for. The original frets are a little worn but the neck feels and looks beautiful with tremendous playability and unrivaled vintage tone from the...
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1965 Fender Stratocaster

$23,000
Summary: Few things compare to a real deal vintage Fender Stratocaster! This Strat has been well cared for all of its life but was obviously played quite a bit….evident by the well-worn feeling neck. The neck feels incredible, the grey bottom pickups sound phenomenal and the original frets still have tons of life left in them. Our in house guitar tech just replaced a few of the stripped and...
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1972 Gibson ES-335 TDW

$5,499
Summary: This 1972 Gibson ES-335 TD is in fantastic vintage condition with some normal play wear but no structural issues, visible repairs or modifications. It features the walnut brown finish and rare Gibson embossed pickup covers which were a short lived feature to the early 70s. It has just been setup by our in house guitar tech with low action, a straight neck and restrung with a new set...
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KLH Custom Route 66

$1,450
Summary: Made by master builder Kevin Heffernan of Center Stage Vintage Guitars in Indiana- this monster is one of the most unique guitars we have seen with its combination of vintage parts from old cars, vintage equipment, leather and even a built in ignition with key that works as a kill switch. This beast is going to turn some heads and possibly summon the top-hat-wearing, monocle sporting...
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1973 Fender Competition Mustang

$2,250
Summary: In the late 60s and early 70s, Fender did something very cool with their “student model” Mustang guitar. The Fender Mustang now had 3 slick racing stripes located by the new upper arm contour and features the same Dynamic Vibrato unit and dual single coil pickup configuration that we come to expect from the Mustang. This Fender has the beautiful Competition Red finish, veneer rosewood...
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2013 Fender 1950's Closet Classic

$3,700
Summary: The Fender Custom Shop consistently produces some of the most excellent instruments ever made, this particular Thinline Telecaster is a gorgeous example of their expertise. This Closet Classic series Tele offers a slightly aged body with Daphne Blue lacquered finish that has lots of checking, a chambered construction with tons of natural resonance and a ‘50s style AAA flame maple neck...
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2011 Fender '60s Closet Classic

$3,300
Summary: This Fenders Custom Shop has an eye-catching Sea Foam green Closet Classic finish with very subtly finish checking and patina. It has a nice full-feeling flame maple neck with a slab board rosewood fretboard and ships in its original hard-shell case with COA and case candy. Our in house luthier has just restrung with guitar with a new set of 10s and set it up with low action. ...
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2005 Fender 67' Telecaster NOS

$3,349.99
Summary: Opening the case on this new old stock (NOS) Custom Shop Fender is as close as we can get to the feeling of receiving a brand new Fender in 1967. The Shoreline Gold finish is immaculate, the pickups have a phenomenally sweet, open Tele tone and the guitar is overall in superb condition. Our in-house guitar tech has just restrung this guitar with a new set of 10s and set it up with low...
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2020 Yamaha NCX1 NT

$439.99
Combining a contemporary design with meticulous attention to detail, the NX Series offers the superb playability and feel of an authentic classical guitar in a modern instrument. The NX Series comprises two lineups: NCX guitars, with classical style fingerboards, neck shape, and body thickness, and the thinner-bodied NTX lineup with a narrower neck and 14th fret neck joint. A.R.T. pickup system...
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2020 Yamaha BB434

$499.99
The 400 lineup continues the BB tradition of great build quality and signature sound that won the series acclaim throughout its forty-year history. Whether you prefer a rosewood fingerboard or the distinctively bright, crisp sound of maple, the precision feel and response of the six bolt miter neck along with the presence and clarity of custom-wound pickups will inspire you to play your best when...
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2019 Reverend Greg Koch Gristlemaster

$1,599
Greg Koch Signature Gristlemaster Inspired by Greg’s extensive vintage collection, but jam-packed with modern innovation. Based on a classic T-style body, we made it a bit larger, added a raised center ridge, and placed a chamber under the pickguard, all for tons of sustain and resonance. Of course, the guitar is equipped with the Fishman Greg Koch Signature Gristle-Tone pickups – hum-free,...
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1965 Fender Jazzmaster

$6,899
Summary: The Fender Jazzmaster was introduced in the late 1950’s at the NAMM show & was originally designed to be an upgrade to the legendary Stratocaster. The Jazzmaster has remained relevant with the modern player & continues to be one of Fender’s most desired instruments. This particular Fender is from 1965 – this guitar is in great shape & it ships in the original hardshell case with...
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Yamaha AC1R

$599.99
This is a brand new Yamaha AC1R TBS acoustic/electric guitar & it plays and sounds great! We offer Free Shipping in the USA! The AC1R, concert body cutaway guitar, features solid sitka spruce top with scalloped bracing and rosewood back and sides. Yamaha's original SRT piezo pickup ensure solid plugged-in performance. Concert Body Cutaway Solid Sitka Spruce Top Rosewood...
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Yamaha FG820-12

$329.99
This is a brand new Yamaha FG820-12 12-string acoustic guitar & they sound and play great.... We offer Free Shipping in the USA! A new FG has louder and stronger sound in the low- to mid-ranges, thanks to cutting-edge acoustic analysis technology developed by the Yamaha R&D Division.Yamaha’s engineers have achieved this sound by utilizing analysis and simulation to arrive at the best...
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Yamaha SLG200S

$699.99
This is a brand new Yamaha SLG200S in Trans Black finish & it comes with the small & compact gig bag! We offer Free Shipping in the USA! This unit may be a floor model but we will make sure it has a fresh set of strings & ready to go with new batteries before we ship it out! Sound by SRT Powered SRT Powered is a new system designed to recreate the body resonance of an acoustic guitar in...
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Yamaha CSF1M TBS

$399.99
This is a brand new parlor sized Yamaha CSF1M acoustic/electric guitar & it plays and sounds really great! This instrument comes with a nice gig bag & we offer Free Shipping in the USA! The CSF, compact folk guitar, features a solid Sitka spruce top with newly-designed, scalloped bracing and mahogany back and sides. Piezo pickup ensures solid plugged-in performance. Solid Sitka...
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Yamaha CSF1M

$399.99
This is a brand new parlor sized Yamaha CSF1M acoustic/electric guitar & it plays and sounds really great! This instrument comes with a nice gig bag & we offer Free Shipping in the USA! The CSF, compact folk guitar, features a solid Sitka spruce top with newly-designed, scalloped bracing and mahogany back and sides. Piezo pickup ensures solid plugged-in performance. Solid Sitka...
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2015 Nash JB-63

$2,099.99
Summary: Bill Nash’s classic take on the Fender Jazz Bass – this instrument looks like a vintage Fender & it plays and sounds like one too! This awesome bass has a vintage sunburst finish with a classic tortoiseshell pickguard, a rosewood fingerboard and the original hardshell case. Body: Solid Alder contoured body with a 3 ply pickguard. Neck: Maple neck with a rosewood fretboard and dot...
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2014 Nash JB-75

$2,100
Summary: If anyone knows about building vintage guitars, it's Bill Nash! He has worked with a HUGE number of them for many years and has a great deal of knowledge about how a vintage guitar looks and feels. The aged control knobs, pickguards, dinged and scratched finish, and aged hardware make the bass look old, but the modern techniques used to make the guitar ensure that it plays like a...
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