Empire Guitars RI
Empire Guitars
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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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1995 Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus

$3,100
Summary: This 1995 Gibson Les Paul Classic Premium Plus has some minor wear but is in fantastic player condition, all original and complete with the original hard-shell case. Featuring a figured maple top with translucent amber finish, the Premium Plus was the highest tier Classic available, initially only offered from 1993-97. Designed with the 1960 Sunburst Les Paul as the starting point,...
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2016 Fender American Elite Thinline

$1,399.99
Summary: Infusing the esteemed semi-hollow design with Fender’s latest innovations, the American Elite Telecaster Thinline is for the 21st-century guitarist who embraces innovation in both instrument design and their own playing. Genuine and amazingly flexible Thinline tone, the latest technologies and classic Fender style work in harmony to create an easy-playing instrument you won’t want to...
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1991 Fender Telecaster Plus

$1,399.99
Summary: Made between the years of 1989-1995, this souped up Telecaster offered some very modern features for the time while sticking to the classic feel and look of the Tele we know and love. The coil splitting options and ultra-clear Lace Sensor pickups seem at home on the beautiful ash body and maple neck. This guitar has been inspected, setup and restrung by our in house guitar tech and it...
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Danelectro Dead on 67

$399.99
Summary: The "Dead-On '67" electric guitar from Danelectro is an authentic reissue of the 1967 Hornet with a satin finish, nickel hardware, a truss rod that adjusts at the headstock, the original swivel rosewood bridge that intonates, and souped-up lipstick pickups that are hum-canceling when both are on. The "Dead-On '67" guitar also features the original Danelectro vibrato, multi-ply...
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Gitane DG-300

$879.99
Summary: By combining the ideas from the world renowned multi-instrumentalist and guitar virtuoso, John Jorgenson with Sagas knowledgeable product development team, Saga has created the Grandest Gitane guitar to date in the Gitane DG-300, Modèle John Jorgenson! Certainly a striking appearance at first glance, though its visual appearance is just one aspect that makes this guitar so special. This...
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EKO Ghost VI

$450
Summary: Based loosely on the Vox Phantom played by rock icons such as Tom Petty, Eko has re-interpreted the Phantom guitar for the modern player with this Eko Ghost VI. Although highly similar, there are some interesting differences in this modern interpretation. The Basswood body is cut with a shallower arc along the bass side and the headstock is slightly smaller. The ample pickguard is...
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BC Rich Bich

$250
Summary: The B.C. Rich NJ series launched in 1983 (with the “NJ” standing for “Nagoya, Japan”) was producing a high quality instrument that are still highly regarded today. Equipped with Dimarzio humbuckers, a Floyd Rose tremolo with a professional in-house setup, high quality components & a super cool green finish - this is a very unique and versatile rock machine. Body: The Heavy Metal...
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2007 Gibson Les Paul ES

$2,250
Summary: The perfect marriage of Les Paul and ES-335 yields powerful tones and a lightweight playing feel, courtesy of PAF-style MHS pickups, rounded 'C' neck profile, historic details and more. This beautiful Les Paul comes with the original hardshell case & it has recently been set up by our in-house luthier with low action & it feels great. Body: The body is lightweight semi hollow with...
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1991 Dobro Square Neck

$999.99
1991 Dobro Square neck w/ohsc Summary: This 1991 Square-neck Dobro has just been set up and restrung by our in house guitar tech. We cleaned the sound-well and cone, and tensioned the screw in the spider bridge just right for optimal sustain and volume! It is in overall great shape and sound superb for bluegrass, country, blues or Hawaiian. It ships in its original hard shell case which...
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Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin

$600
Summary: With the soul of a 1950s archtop, the 5th Avenue is a true vintage spirit of yesterday with today’s level of modern playability. With more projection & volume in the low/mids than traditional acoustic archtop guitars, the dynamically rich tone of the 5th Avenue makes this sophisticated instrument a dream to play but not a nightmare on your wallet. The Godin 5th Avenue now makes the...
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1996 Gibson Les Paul Topaz

$1,299.99
Summary: Not your typical Les Paul Studio, this gorgeous Gem Series Topaz model features a pair of dynamite sounding P-90s, and eye-catching dark sunburst finish with gold hardware. The pearl trapezoidal inlays really pop next to the dark rosewood fretboard. This is a great player and has been professionally inspected and set up by our in house luthier. It ships in a nice brown Gibson hard...
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Soma One of a Kind

$1,350
Summary: Joel Amsden, the owner of Soma, is a professional guitarist, as well as a highly regarded guitar and amplifier technician. His 20+ years in the field provides valuable insight into the expectations of working musicians. This real world experience, coupled with Joel’s life-long obsession with the electric guitar, is the basis for all of the research and development used to design and...
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2002 Fender A.I.M.M Stratocaster

$1,699.99
Summary: The pearl white finish on this rare Stratocaster is a beautiful sight to see. Paired with the Lace Sensor lipstick pickups and ebony fretboard, it’s a wonderful clash of classic Fender and unique design. There were only 80 ever made so this it isn’t every day you get a chance to grab one of these highly collectible instruments. There are slight signs of play wear on the body but it...
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1968 Gibson Barney Kessel

$3,599.99
Summary: Barney Kessel (1923-2004) was one of the most significant jazz guitarists to emerge from the bebop era in the US, having played with some of the genre’s legends including sax innovators Lester Young and Charlie Parker as well as piano giant Oscar Peterson. Gibson accordingly honored him with his own signature model, launched in 1961. Built in the Kalamazoo factory, the Gibson Barney...
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1965 Fender Jazzmaster

$5,500
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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1954 Epiphone Zephyr

$2,100
Summary: This Epiphone is a classic full-bodied archtop with a big, warm sound and lots of vintage mojo. The sunburst finish is in great shape and the neck feels chunky yet comfortable. The pickup has that great vintage mini humbucker sound which is crisp yet full and doesn’t muddy up, also the original electronics and tuners work flawlessly. Our in house luthier has just inspected, set-up and...
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1994 Paul Reed Smith Custom 22

$1,850
Summary: The first run of PRS Custom 22 was based on the Dragon platform, offering stoptail or an optional tremolo, but without all of the ornateness found on the Dragon models. This model, as with all PRS guitars, was also offered with a “10-Top” and was slightly updated in 2002 before being discontinued in 2014. This particular guitar has a beautiful orange finish with a 10 top and it comes...
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2011 Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe

$850
Summary: This Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe sports many of the specs we have come to love from the Les Paul plus some modern features, without busting the bank. The humbucking pickups have coil splitting options, making this a very versatile guitar while still offering that tradition Gibson vibe with mahogany neck, body, and a maple cap. This Les Paul Studio Deluxe ships in its original hard...
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1965 Gibson ES-175-N

$5,500
Summary: With a fully hollow body and sharp Florentine cutaway, the Gibson ES-175 stands out as an all-time iconic jazz guitar. The ES-175 has seen some variation over the years, with different pickup and hardware configurations coming in and out of the Gibson lineup. Although the ES-175 is noted as a jazz guitar, it has also been embraced by rock players like Yes' Steve Howe who has a...
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2011 Fender American Standard Stratocaster

$950
Summary: The American Fender Stratocaster is a true classic that lives on today in all types of music. This particular Fender is an American Standard Strat with a black finish and a maple fingerboard. This instrument has been recently set up with 10’s and it plays and sounds great! Body: Solid body double cutaway Fender Stratocaster with a 3-ply W/B/W pickguard Neck: Maple neck &...
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1988 Fender Strat Plus

$1,350
Summary: If the name didn't imply, the Fender Strat Plus was originally released in 1987 as an upgraded American Standard Stratocaster, in particular boasting Lace Sensor Gold pickups, locking tuners, a roller nut, and Fender's TBX tone control system. If you're looking for a Stratocaster that offers more versatility and tuning stability than an American Standard, a Strat Plus might be the...
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2016 Nash S-63

$1,999.99
Summary: (from NashGuitars.com) Our S63 introduces the vast palette of colors from the heyday of the 1960's car culture. Alder body and rosewood fretboard, 3-ply pickguard in White. This particular S63 has a beautifully aged white finish and it comes with the original super-nice Nash hard-shell case. Body: Solid alder body with lots of wear & tear that was done in the Nash factory. Neck:...
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ESP KH-25

$450
Summary: ESP created the KH-25 to celebrate 25 years of collaborations with Kirk Hammett. This guitar is made to resemble a Kirk-owned & Kirk-played LTD guitar – with lots of wear & tear but also filled with tons of tone. Body: Solid alder body with a distressed black finish & a sticker on the top. Neck: Bolt-on maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard, 25.5” scale length, 24 X-Jumbo...
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2013 Nash T-52

$2,100
Nash T52 Telecaster Olympic White Summary: At Empire Guitars, we love the Nash Telecasters & we are always hoping to find some more! Our customers love them too…… This one has a distressed & beautiful Olympic white finish with a black single-ply pickguard, distressed & worn-in feeling maple neck & the original Nash case & hang tag! Body: The body is made of ash and finished in a...
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1978 Ibanez MC 300 Musician

$899
1978 Ibanez MC300 Summary: The Ibanez MC300 Musician series was one of several designs launched by Ibanez following the lawsuit era of the early '70s. There were a few different MC Musician models, but the models with neck-thru bodies and carved tops are the most valuable. This beauty has the neck-thru construction and it is absolutely beautiful. We put a new set of strings on this...
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Schecter Hellraiser Deluxe

$275
Schecter Hellraiser Dlx Summary: The Hellraiser Deluxe electric guitar, Schecter’s newest addition to the Hellraiser family, is just as infernally elegant as its siblings. The mahogany body is capped with figured maple, finished in crimson burst, and bound in black. The 3-piece maple neck plays super fast and smooth with a rosewood fretboard and 24 jumbo frets for effortless bending. Body:...
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1968 Gibson L-48

$1,450
1968 Gibson L-48 with Taylor Case Summary: This guitar has that great vintage “jazz box” sound with the advantage of the skinnier 60’s style Gibson neck and original late 60’s larger fret wire. The Gibson L-48 guitar came out in 1946 as a slightly less expensive alternative to the famous L-50 which had debuted back in 1932. This is a basic non-cutaway 16” wide f-hole instrument, made from...
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1990 Guild JF-55

$1,999.99
Summary: This beautiful Westerly, Rhode Island build Jumbo Guild acoustic boasts a smooth yet powerful sound. This guitar is great for fingerpicking, strumming, vocal accompaniment or anything a big body acoustic calls for! It has wonderful appointments, such as abalone/pearl block inlays, lots of multi-ply binding and all the fantastic craftsmanship these Guilds are famous for. Body: ...
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1976 Martin D-35

$2,200
1976 Martin D-35 w/ohsc Summary: Introduced as part of the new 35-series in 1965, the D-35 was similar to the D-28 in its use of Rosewood for its back and sides. Key differences between the two dreadnoughts include cosmetic styling and binding details, as well as the use of a three-piece back on the D-35. Like other Martins, a major point of differentiation for the D-35 came in 1969 when...
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1974 Martin D-18

$1,925
1974 Martin D-18 w/hsc Summary: The 1970s Martin D-18 Dreadnought Guitar is an affordable piece of playable history from one of the biggest names in acoustic instruments. Less expensive than its D-28 counterpart thanks to mahogany in the sides and back instead of rosewood, the D-18 nevertheless retains a spry, resonant tone that's found favor with decades of players. This guitar has been...
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