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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2016 Gibson SG High Performance

$725
2016 Gibson High Performance SG Special Satin Cherry Summary: The SG Special 2016 HP is the no-frills, hard rocking version of the SG Standard HP. While keeping true mother of pearl inlays as a visual signature of the HP series, the SG Special focuses like a laser on its remarkable high-performance features. Body: Mahogany double cutaway body with a beautiful satin cherry finish. Neck:...
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Schecter Blackjack SLS Solo-6

$475
Schecter Blackjack SLS Solo Summary: When you pick up a Schecter Blackjack SLS Solo guitar, you'll be amazed by all of the details and finishing touches that make this a truly remarkable instrument. Its beautiful flame maple top appears to leap off the surface, and the intricate inlays in its bound fretboard add a special touch of class. What's more, these details aren't just cosmetic. The...
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Reverend Jetstream 390

$725
Reverend Jetstream 390 Summary: Fat, raw, and bluesy but with just the right amount of bite to cut through. Positions 2 and 4 on the pickup selector deliver classic “quack” but with a thicker tonality. An amazing guitar for both clean and distorted tones with enough twang for surf, but thick enough for rock. Body: Korina (aka White Limba) is a medium-light weight wood, highly prized for...
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2012 Gibson Les Paul Special

$950
2012 Gibson Les Paul Special w/ Dimarzio DLX Plus soap bar humbuckers Summary: Although it's referred to as the Les Paul Junior Special, the Special P-90 is far more similar to early Specials than the Junior. The Les Paul Special presents a modern take on the iconic Les Paul Junior featuringtwo P-90 pickups and these 2 pickups are upgraded Dimarzio DLX Plus Soap Bar pickups! This particular...
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1994 Guild B4

$999
1994 Guild B4 Summary: This is a beautiful Guild thin body acoustic bass (3 1/8”) that was made in 1994 & it ships with the original hard shell Guild case. This instrument is light-weight but it has lots of tone & it plays great. Body: Single rounded cutaway, thin profile body (3 1/8”) with a solid spruce top & mahogany back and sides. The back is arched with no bracing. The top has...
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~1960 Harmony H-64 Meteor

$999
Late 1960’s Harmony H64 Meteor Summary: The Harmony Meteor was an attempt to capture some of the Gibson ES model success in the 1960’s. This instrument has wonderful binding & a beautiful vintage sunburst finish. Body: Double cutaway semi-hollow with really beautiful segmented fully bound f-holes and a fully bound top & back. Neck: Bolt on maple neck with a bound rosewood...
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2017 Fender Professional Precision Bass

$1,175
2017 Fender Professional Precision Bass Summary: Bass—it's where rhythm meets melody, creating a righteous groove that forces you to move with it. Without the Fender Precision Bass, the original electric bass, dance floors everywhere would be empty. As music evolves, our instruments change in lockstep; the end result is today's version of this seminal instrument—the American Professional...
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2013 Gibson SG Standard

$825
2013 Gibson SG Bass w/ohsc Summary: The short scale length of the Gibson SG Standard Bass solidbody electric bass is perfect for the fat, full thump that made this one of the most prized vintage designs out there. A lot of that warmth is thanks to the mahogany body and neck. The SG Bass is also perfect for any style of gig, thanks to its pair of versatile humbucking pickups. The...
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2011 Fender American Special Stratocaster

$889
2011 Fender American Special Summary: The American Special Stratocaster puts U.S.-made Fender quality into the hands of players at any level. For the guitarist who wants a combination of timeless Fender style and contemporary features, this guitar delivers traditional Strat design with some extra elements for modern tone and performance, including Texas Special pickups and special circuitry,...
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~1980 Kramer Striker

$385
Late 80s Kramer Striker Nuclear Yellow Summary: This Kramer is a fast playing sharp looking beast. This thing is sure to rock hard with its Floyd Rose trem, low action, Strat looks and a Nuclear Yellow paint job. Body: The body is a Strat shape finished in nuclear yellow and has a b/w/b pickguard. Neck: It has a 3-piece maple neck, rosewood fretboard, 22 frets, pearloid dot inlays,...
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~1960 Domino Teisco

$399
‘60’s Japanese Domino Teisco Guitar Summary: This little short scale beast is resonant, light weight, hard to find and fun to play! We have done some fret work and brought this guy into its optimal playing abilities. This is a beautiful funky little guitar that has a really nice tone. It’s a great player and needs a good home! Our research hasn’t been able pin down the exact model or...
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Charvel Joe Duplantier SIgnature Model

$1,650
Charvel “Joe Duplantier” Signature w/ohsc Summary: Charvel is proud to honor Gojira lead singer and guitarist Joe Duplantier with a signature model of distinctively elegant ferocity. The Joe Duplantier USA Signature San Dimas Style 2 is designed with the latest in Charvel high performance, and features Duplantier's preferred style and specs, as well as monster tone equal to his band’s name...
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2007 Gibson SG Standard

$1,100
2007 Gibson SG Standard Ebony w/ohsc Summary: Gibson’s Nashville-made SG Standard is the real deal, arming you with a pair of tone filled humbuckers, a rounded-profile neck, and a silky Plek’d rosewood fretboard with action that’s almost nonexistent. The SG’s lightweight mahogany body delivers great sustain and no pain, even if you play all night. And the nitro finish looks and feels luscious...
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2016 Gibson J-35

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2016 Gibson J-35 w/ohsc Summary: Introduced in 1936, the J-35 was Gibson's answer to a call for a quality, handcrafted guitar with unrivaled tone and an incredible price. This 2016 J-35 is the modern equivalent of that original round-shoulder flat-top with Gibson's historically celebrated, full-bodied acoustic tone. Reborn for the same reasons that brought the original to the market, the...
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2003 Gibson J185-EC

$1,825
Summary: If you're looking for power, projection and good looks, then the Gibson J-185 EC Flametop acoustic-electric guitar is for you. Whether you're into big strumming or gentle fingerpicking, you'll love how this jumbo guitar brings out every nuance of your playing. The J-185 EC's gorgeous flame maple and spruce tonewoods produce an acoustic guitar tone with massive volume, big punch, and...
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1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

$5,500
1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Gold Top Summary: This Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Goldtop has got the looks and tone that are seldom matched! The sparkling goldtop finish looks almost as it did when it left the factory. The uniquely voiced mini-humbuckers are balanced yet lively and are simply inspiring. This Les Paul is a glorious example of the well-crafted guitars from this era and many of the...
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2008 Nash T-57

$2,050
Summary: The Nash T57 is the next stop in the evolution of the Nash T Models. While the fretboard remains maple and this one has a beautifully aged vintage sunburst finish with wear in all the right places. This wonderful guitar ships in the original Nash polyfoam case. Body: Solid ash body, single cutaway with a beautiful vintage sunburst finish. Neck: Maple neck with 21 frets, black...
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2017 Gibson Les Paul Traditional

$1,600
2017 Gibson Les Paul Traditional Desert Burst Summary: The Les Paul Traditional 2017 T is a trip back in time to the Les Paul's golden era. A Les Paul inspired by the legendary late '50s Les Pauls, with all the benefits of modern-era Gibsons. This Gibson has a beautiful Desert Burst finish & it sounds and plays great. Body: Mahogany body with a beautiful fully bound maple cap & a dark...
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~1980 Kramer DMZ 3000

$1,325
Kramer DMZ 3000 Summary: The Kramer DMZ 3000 is probably best known for its aluminum/maple neck design and forked headstock. Designed in 1979 and equipped with DiMarzio single coil pickups, this guitar is a unique metal/wood beauty full of sustain and character. Body: The DMZ has a maple double cutaway body with black finish and a 5 ply b/w/b/w/b pickguard. Neck: The Kramer DMZ 3000...
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1979 Ibanez Musician MC 900 DS

$1,325
1979 Ibanez MC900 Bass Summary: The Musician series was introduced in 1979 with the MC-800 and MC-900 models, which were available in natural (NT) and "dark-stain" (DS) finishes. This particular bass was made in 1979 & it comes with the original hardshell case! This bass plays great & it has been well-loved over the past 30 years. Body: Solid mahogany core with dark stained ash top and...
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2000 Gibson Lucille 345

$5,500
2000 Gibson 345 “Lucille” *Singed by B.B. King* Summary: This long-running Gibson signature model is based on the various modified ES-355s used by blues legend B.B. King. Like King's guitars, the Lucille model lacks F-holes to reduce feedback and features a tunable TP-6 bridge. Over the course of its production run, the headstock inlay shifted from saying "Lucille" to a larger B.B. King...
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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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2013 Fender American Special Stratocaster

$779.99
Summary: This is a beautiful 2013 Fender American Special strat in a really nice Surf Green finish. This Fender has been well-loved & taken care of over its short life & it is ready to be played & loved for years to come. This particular instrument has replacement “Lace Sensor” pickups & a replacement black pickguard. Body: Solid body double cutaway Stratocaster with a nice Surf Green...
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1993 Fender American Standard Stratocaster

$850
Summary: The Fender Stratocaster is arguably the most popular electric guitar ever designed. In 1981, the American-made Stratocaster was renamed the Standard Stratocaster to avoid confusion with other models. In 1986, it was renamed the American Standard Stratocaster. This particular Stratocaster is from 1993 and it has a wonderful “Midnight Blue” finish and a rosewood fingerboard. Body:...
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1957 Gibson Les Paul Junior

$7,799.99
Summary: One of the true classic guitars that has stood the test of time. This particular Gibson was made in 1957 and it has that classic look and sound that guitar players all over the world are dreaming about. The simplicity & the quality cannot be matched. This wonderful Gibson was recently set up with a new set of 10’s and it plays and sounds fantastic! Body: Mahogany single cutaway...
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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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1965 Gibson Melody Maker D

$1,650
Summary: Introduced in 1959, the Melody Maker was Gibson's flagship entry-level solid body guitar. Initially offered in three iterations-- a standard model with a lone single-coil pickup, a 3/4 sized model, and a Melody Maker 'D' dual pickup model - The original run of Melody Makers was discontinued in 1971. This particular Gibson is from early 1965 and it has 2 pickups, a wonderfully aged...
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1968 Fender Stratocaster

$10,175
Summary: Here is a great playing example of a late 60s Strat that is in incredible vintage condition……. Its look is iconic with a white guard on a nicely aged sunburst finish, and so is the tone from its three coveted gray-bottom pickups (the same kind used by Strat champions Hendrix, Clapton and Gilmour to achieve their classic tones). This guitar has a neck date of Jan 1968 and it includes the...
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1998 Gibson All American II

$650
Summary: This rare Gibson is called the “All American II” and it was part of of short lived series of guitars that were made in Nashville from 1996-1998! This instrument has two single coil pickups, 24 frets & a very wonderful & unique tone. It was inspired by the original Melody Maker, but differed from it in having chrome tuners, no pickguard, controls rear-mounted in the traditional Gibson...
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2017 Fender Journeyman Relic 63'

$3,100
Summary: The Fender Custom Shop 1963 Journeyman Relic Telecaster Custom solidbody electric guitar delivers authentic visuals in a highly playable instrument. It was in the early '60s that Telecasters were first adorned with a rosewood fretboard, and this '63 Relic Telecaster gives you the twang, bite, and vibe of the original. This axe sports sought-after vintage appointments including a...
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