Empire Guitars RI
Empire Guitars
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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2011 Fender American Special Telecaster

Summary: The Fender American Special Telecaster is a stripped down version of the original classic that has more affordable price tag while still delivering the wonderful tones that only an American Telecaster can give you. This particular guitar was made in 2011 & it has recently been set up with a new set of 10’s. This Fender is ready to be loved and played for years to come…. Body:...
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2007 Gibson Les Paul Standard

Summary: The Les Paul Standard has been through its share of changes since the '50s, but remains one of the world's most popular and iconic instruments. From the late '70s onward, the Standard has stayed more or less the same with just some variations in finish and hardware options, as well as the release of various special editions. This particular guitar is a 2007 Gibson Les Paul Standard in...
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2019 Reverend Sensei 290

This is a brand new Reverend Sensei 290 in the beautiful Transparent White finish!This guitar doesn't include a case but we will ship it fully insured & packaged well!  We also offer Free Shipping in the USA! From Reverend: Sensei 290 - Our take on what a classic double-cutaway should be. Full thickness body, and the correct amount of wood where the neck meets the body. All the rawness,...
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2019 Reverend Eastsider T

This is a brand new Reverend Pete Anderson Eastsider T in the Satin Deep Sea Blue finish! This guitar doesn't come with a case but we will ship it fully insured! From Reverend: This plank may look standard at first glance, but it’s factory hot-rodded and stage ready right out of the box. Country/roots-rock guitar legend and Grammy winning artist/producer Pete Anderson is well known for his...
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1977 Ibanez Custom Agent

Summary: This is an awesome 1977 Ibanez Custom Agent electric guitar with the classic Les Paul body shape & the unique “Scroll” headstock. This original Ibanez guitar features banjo style fingerboard inlays and a pearloid body inlay with lots of detail. This guitar comes with the original hardshell case and it stands out in our store with all the beautiful inlays & character. Body: Solid...
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1977 Gibson RD

Summary: The Gibson RD series launched in the late '70s. These guitars and basses each featured a longer scale than other Gibsons, innovative active electronics (developed by Moog), and a unique offset body style. The RD Artist was the top-of-the-line RD guitar and featured styling similar to the Les Paul Custom. This particular Gibson has aged wonderfully. Body: Offset double cutaway,...
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1975 Hagstrom Swede

Summary: Originally an accordion manufacturer, Hagstrom started making guitars and basses in Sweden starting in the late '50s. The Les Paul-like Swede is one of Hagstrom's more well-known and widely played designs. The Swede differs from a Les Paul in its use of a bolt-on neck and its somewhat deeper cutaway. Body: This is a single cut-away guitar with a solid one piece mahogany construction,...
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2003 Fender Jag-Stang MIJ

2003 Fender Jag-stang MIJ Summary: Inspired and designed by the late Kurt Cobain, the Jag-Stang combines the best elements of a classic Fender Jaguar and Fender Mustang, as the name suggests. The offset body design gives it a retro-futuristic look, especially in tandem with the eye-catching fiesta red finish. Body: These bodies were made of basswood. Its shape is a unique combination of...
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1976 Travis Bean TB1000

1976 Travis Bean TB1000 Summary: Here we have a beautiful example of this iconic instrument. The Travis Beans famous aluminum neck paired on a koa body is one of the most unique combinations to be brought to the music world. This guitar is rare and absolutely the real deal. The serial number stamped into the headstock tells us this is number 421 of only 1422 TB 1000 Standards ever...
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1968 Ovation Tornado

Vintage Ovation Tornado late 60’s Summary: This Ovation Tornado is an incredibly resonant and responsive hollow body guitar. The slim C-shaped neck profile is comfortable and easy to navigate, while the Brazilian rosewood fingerboard is smooth and easy to maneuver. This one is sure to have you playing for hours at a time. Professionally inspected and setup by our in-house luthier. Body:...
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1985 Fender Telecaster Custom

1985 Fender Telecaster Custom Black Summary: This made in Japan, black Fender Telecaster custom has aged nicely since ’85. It plays wonderfully and offers very unique sounds with its famous wide-range humbucker and single coil combination. This instrument comes with a vintage hard shell case with lots of wear but functional. Body: Solid body Telecaster with a beautifully glossed &...
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2018 Fender American original Precision bass

Summary: By the 1960s, the Precision Bass was the workhorse electric bass; from the clubs of Detroit to the beaches of Southern California, its tone laid the foundation for modern music. The American Original ‘60s Precision Bass has all of the features with which the P Bass conquered the world of music—elegantly simple, its sound, style and comfort are joined by modern playability. Body: This...
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~2001 Gretsch 6120N

Summary: This gorgeous new Nashville is guaranteed to make your mouth water! She features a beautiful, maple body with arched top and back finished in classic “Gretsch” orange. One of the first things you’ll notice when you set your eyes upon this beauty is the clean, deep cutaway – which allows full, easy access right up to the top of the fingerboard. The neck is 2-pc maple, fitted with an...
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2007 Fender AVRI Jaguar

Summary: The American Vintage Series pays tribute to certain guitars from landmark years in Fender's history; thus, the Fender American Vintage '62 Jaguar is built to the specs of that year. The Jaguar was first produced in 1962, so this is a particularly landmark year for the instrument and the American Vintage '62 Jaguar is consequently sporting specs from the Jag's first year of production....
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2017 Fender American Professional Stratocaster

Summary: Often copied, but never surpassed, the Stratocaster is arguably the world's most-loved electric guitar. Electrifying the music world since its release in 1954, its natural, versatile sound made the Stratocaster the benchmark for exceptional guitar tones. The American Professional Stratocaster HSS ShawBucker isn't a re-imagining of the classic design; it's the authentic original model,...
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2004 Fender American Deluxe Telecaster FMT

Summary: This Fender American Deluxe Telecaster, with the stunning beauty of its natural flame maple top and modern pickups with S-1 switching, brings the classic shape and feel of the Telecaster and progress of modern tone and playability into one unmatched instrument. Body: The body is premium alder with a gorgeous flame maple top, with belly and arm contours. Neck: This guitar has a...
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1979 Fender Stratocaster

Summary: One of Fenders most iconic finishes, and easily the finish to receive the most criticism and equal defense of its unique beauty since its accidental conception the late 60’s. This particular example is in as near to mint condition as they can be found for its time. Made in the USA, and almost identical to as it was when it left the Fender factory in 1979, this Stratocaster simply...
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1987 Fender Contemporary Stratocaster

Summary: The Fender Contemporary models were top of the line “superstrat” type guitars and were the first Fender Japan models to be exported as Fender Stratocasters and Telecasters, not Squires. The Fender Contemporary models were manufactured from 1984 to 1987 by FujiGen Gakki. Many of Fender Contemporary Stratocaster and Telecaster models had Fender Japan E serial number prefix at the...
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~1967 Harmony H56 Rocket

Summary: This is a great looking & wonderful playing late 1960’s Harmony Rocket H56 with a nice feeling tremolo system & lots of vintage charm. This guitar was manufactured between 1969 and 1972 & the last MSRP was $149.50 Body: Single cutaway hollowbody with a fully bound top & back & a beautiful sunburst finish. This instrument has 2 f-holes. Neck: Maple neck with a 24.25” scale...
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~1969 Harmony H22/1

Summary: This is a lovely vintage Harmony H-22/1 hollowbody bass guitar with lots of charm & a beautiful full bodied tone. This instrument has been well-loved and it is in great shape. This instrument was made between 1969 and 1972. Body: Hollow-body laminated maple double-cutaway bass guitar with a vintage sunburst finish & two f-holes. Neck: Maple neck with an ebonized maple...
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1996 Epiphone Riviera

Summary: This Epiphone Riviera was built in 1996 at the “Peerless” Korean factory that was known for high-quality, Gibson-like guitars. This wonderful Riviera is black with the original pickups, hardware, pickguard & truss rod cover! This instrument also ships with the original hard-shell Epiphone case! Body: Semi-hollowbody Epiphone Riviera with a stunning black finish & the original white...
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2009 Martin D-28

Summary: In production since the early '30s, the D-28 remains to be the benchmark acoustic guitar. The D-28 has gone through a number of changes over the decades, but modern D-28s remain very similar in design to their predecessors. Like all mid- to high-end Martins, the D-28 is built in the Martin factory in Nazareth, PA. This fabulous Martin ships with the original molded hard-shell case...
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2012 Martin OM-21

Summary: The Martin OM-21 000-14 fret is one of the most popular styles of acoustic guitar in the world. Its sleek neck with Performing Artist profile boasts a modern feel that many guitarists prefer. In classic Martin fashion, the OM-21 balances elegant appointments like nickel open-gear tuners with time-proven construction methods such as a scalloped X braced Sitka spruce top to bring you an...
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2013 Epiphone Genesis

Summary: This wonderful Epiphone Genesis guitar was made in 2013 & it features a unique looking body with a fully bound flame maple top & a cool double cutaway design. The Genesis model was introduced in 1979 with a unique & wonderful body design and this particular 2013 model features upgrades like push/pull pickup switching, gold hardware & a beautiful flame maple cap that is fully bound. ...
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Bluesman Sedan

Summary: This is a Bluesman Vintage Sedan that feels as good as a lot of our Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster guitars hanging on the wall! The Sedan is the classic Stratocaster style instrument with a timeless vintage sunburst finish, professionally aged in the factory, and a big fat chunky D shaped neck. This guitar has recently been set up with a new set of 10’s and it plays & sounds...
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2014 Gibson ES-345

Summary: The Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 has classy ES-345 looks rendered with vintage-correct appointments, PAF-style MHS pickups, Vari-Tone switching, and superb feel thanks to a rounded ’60s ‘C’ profile neck with rolled binding. Body: Semi hollow body with slim taper cutaways. 3-ply maple, poplar, maple top back and sides. Features lightweight center-block and Adirondack spruce braces for...
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2012 Gibson LPR0

Summary: This is a wonderful Gibson Les Paul 1960 reissue with a light sunburst finish & a beautiful plain maple top. This Gibson has recently been set up with a set of 10’s and it plays great up & down the neck. This instrument includes the original hard-shell case & the Certificate of Authenticity. Body: Solid body single cutaway Les Paul with a mahogany body & a maple cap. The top is...
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1961 Gibson Les Paul

Summary: The 1961 Gibson Les Paul was a complete replacement for the Les Paul with a daring new design that was thought to be a more modern solid-body guitar, with sleek beveled edges and two sharp cutaways. Legend says that Les Paul wasn’t real happy with the design & it was dropped by late 1963. This particular Gibson is in fabulous shape and it comes with the original & rare black alligator...
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2018 Nash T-63

Summary: Telecaster style Nash guitar. Made in Olympia, WA. Body: Alder single-cut telecaster style body shape. Neck: Thick rounded “V” shape, reliced maple neck with a slight birds-eye. Rosewood fingerboard with white dot inlays and tons of fret height with no fret dings. Nut width-1 5/8. Scale length-25 1/2 Pickups/Hardware: Neck and bridge pickup are made by Lollar. Neck pickup is a...
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2016 Gibson Les Paul Traditional

Summary: This classic looking Gibson Les Paul has a wonderful & timeless cherry sunburst finish on a beautiful plain maple top. This guitar is a Les Paul traditional with 2 open coil humbucker pickups & 2 push/pull coil split knobs. This instrument has been recently set up with a new set of 10’s and it ships with the original hard shell Gibson case. Body: Solid body, single cutaway Les Paul...
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