Empire Guitars RI
Empire Guitars
Providence, RI
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Mon-Fri 10am-7pm EST Sat 9am-6 pm EST Sun Closed

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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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2013 Gibson ES-335 Bass

Summary: The Gibson Memphis ES-335 bass is a modern interpretation of the legendary semi-hollowbody EB-2 that was in production from 1958 to 1972. You get several playability and tone-enhancing improvements over the original, starting with a 34" scale (the original was a short-scale instrument). There are still two humbuckers, but in the ES-335, Gibson has moved the neck pickup to the middle...
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2015 Gibson LPR8

Summary: The 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue features all the painstaking historic construction methods of the famous '59 Reissues with a few historically-accurate spec differences that allow it stand on its own. Like the 1958 originals, it has narrow frets which help more of the fingerboard wood to be heard in the tone profile. It also has a round, chunky neck profile for a full feel and maximum...
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Fender VB-NAT

Summary: This is a lovely lightweight Fender VB-NAT acoustic bass guitar. This Fender Victor Bailey signature bass features beautiful Koa woods on the top, back & sides with incredible tortoise-shell binding. The top, back & the neck are fully bound. Body: Acoustic bass guitar with koa wood & a fully bound top & back. The body measures 11.5” at the upper bout, 15.5” at the lower bout & it...
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~1971 Gibson ES-330

Summary: Introduced in 1959 to replace the discontinued ES-225, the 330 features the silhouette of the iconic 335, but is fully hollow and equipped with two punchy P90s. This particular guitar has a wonderful, nicely aged Cherry Red finish and it will ship in a non-original hard shell TKL guitar case. Body: Thin-body, double cutaway, fully hollow maple-ply. Bound arched top and back. F-holes....
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1987 Guild SB-602 Pilot

Summary: This is a super rare & very unique vintage Guild Pilot bass guitar. This wonderful bass plays really great – the action is low & the fingerboard feels great. I have searched and searched to try and find another Pilot with this finish but I haven’t seen it anywhere. The headstock is also matching! Body: Solid body offset electric bass guitar with a wild & unique finish. Neck:...
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Lowden O32c

Summary: This is a wonderful looking and great sounding Lowden acoustic guitar. This baby is an O32c Series acoustic guitar with a natural finish, built with a Sitka spruce top and East Indian rosewood back and sides. The O (Original Style) was the first shape designed by George Lowden and has remained in their selection of styles since 1976. The ‘O’ has been likened to a ‘Jumbo’ style guitar,...
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1967 Hagstrom Concord

Summary: This is a rare & wonderful vintage Hagstrom Concord C-2 Deluxe bass guitar. My research says they probably only made 150 of these babies! This one comes with a vintage but beat up old case but we will package it well & ship it fully insured through Reverb.com. Body: Semi-hollow body with a fully bound flame maple top & back – this instrument also has 2 fully bound f-holes on the top....
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Simon&Patrick A6T

Summary: The S&P Showcase guitars are the upper echelon of the entire line. Superbly crafted in a separate, secluded acoustic studio where each guitar can be individually & meticulously crafted by a handful of the finest luthiers in the business. Being artists in their own right, these luthiers devote much time and attention to every aspect in the process of building these high-end guitars. Both...
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2008 Fender Pro Closet Classic

Summary: The magic of the Fender Custom Shop is in the hands of the builders! Their years of experience, range of skills and expertise at their craft make every Fender guitar they build highly sought-after by players, celebrities and collectors. This particular instrument has a wonderful aged white gloss finish with a great playing maple neck and it says “Pro Model 1107” on the back of the...
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1967 Yamaha SG-7

Summary: This is a rare & beautiful vintage Yamaha SG-7 electric guitar that was made in Japan & has really stood the test of time. The gold hardware is still shiny and the condition is fantastic for an instrument of this age. This guitar ships in the original old-school Yamaha hard shell case & we ship it fully insured through Reverb.com. Body: Offset double cutaway hardwood body with an...
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1965 Silvertone 1437

Summary: This rare 4-pickup surf guitar has tons of character & lots of tone to back it up. This old guitar has recently been restrung with a set of 10’s and it plays great. This has an old school chunky neck with the logo in-tact & the “Steel Reinforced Neck” sticker is still on the back of the headstock! Body: Solid mahogany body Double cutaway – wonderful aged blue finish with a...
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1994 Gibson Les Paul Special

Summary: This is a wonderful 1994 Gibson Les Paul DC with a beautiful TV yellow finish & lots of tone. This guitar has recently been restrung with a new set of 10’s and it plays and sounds great! Body: Solid mahogany body, double cutaway with a beautiful TV Yellow gloss finish. Neck: Fully bound mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard, dot inlays, 22 frets, 1 11/16” nut width, 24.5”...
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~1968 Hagstrom HIII

Summary: The Hagstrom III (or F-300 in the United States) was a Swedish-built solid body electric guitar available in the mid-late 1960s. It was a three-pickup version of the Hagstrom II (F-200). Clearly the design of this guitar was influenced by the Fender Stratocaster, and Gibson SG, but this is no mere copy. The HIII is well equipped with three single-coil Hagstrom pickups. And with the...
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2017 Ibanez RGDIM6FM

Summary: This incredible Iron Label Ibanez guitar is a unique & wonderful creation. With a great feeling dark ebony fingerboard, 24 fanned frets & a light-weight flamed maple top this guitar looks, plays & sounds great. Ibanez's Mono-rail bridge lets each string vibrate independently, while a pair of Fishman Fluence Modern Humbuckers delivers the amp-punishing punch you demand. Body: Solid...
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2014 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 2014 & 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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2017 Paul Reed Smith Custom 22

Summary: The Custom 22 is a classic workhorse with all the tones you’ve come to expect from your PRS with a distinctive midrange and clarity thanks, in part, to its 85/15 pickups. These pickups are wired for our 5-way blade switch, which offers a dual humbucker option. The Custom 22 also features a PRS patented Gen III trem and comfortable solid mahogany pattern neck. This particular instrument...
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2018 Fender LTD 50’s Telecaster Custom

Summary: This is a Fender Custom Shop Telecaster in a beautiful aged Shell Pink finish! The custom shop certificate says the model is a “LTD 50’s Telecaster Custom” and it has recently been set up with a new set of 10’s – it plays and sounds fantastic! This guitar has been aged in the Fender factory but it was made in 2018. Body: Solid ash body, single cutaway Telecaster with a beautiful...
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1974 Fender Telecaster

Summary: In early 1951, Fender renamed its only production solid-body guitar the Telecaster, replacing the short-lived Broadcaster moniker used in late 1950. The Telecaster quickly became the guitar of its age, propelling the status of the solid-body electric guitar from novelty to the defining instrument of popular music. This particular Fender Telecaster has the original blonde finish with...
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2014 Epiphone WildKat

Summary: The Wildkat was introduced as a somewhat Gretsch-like hollowbody, with two dog eared P-90 pickups and a tremolo tailpiece. This guitar has been produced in a number of limited edition finishes. This particular guitar is a LTD edition WildKat in Wine Red with a beautiful flamed maple top. We put a new set of strings on this guitar & it plays and sounds great! A modern classic in a...
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2015 Fender 63' JourneyMan Telecaster

Summary: This is a really beautiful red sparkle Fender Custom Shop “63 Journeyman Relic” and it comes with a wonderful Fender hardshell case, the original Certificate of Authenticity, Tele Bridge pickup cover & the original hang tags! This instrument was made in 2015 & it sounds and plays great. Body: Solid alder body with a red sparkle aged finish. Fender says this is a 1963 Tele body...
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2014 G&L Legacy

Summary: This is a beautiful glossed red G&L Legacy USA model and it was made in 2014. This wonderful instrument will be shipped in the original hard shell case & it also comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Body: Solid alder body, double cutaway with a glossy red finish with lots of sparkle in the finish when you get it up close. Neck: Maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard, 22...
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2012 Gibson Les Paul Special

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 featuring two painstakingly recreated P-90 pickups, made with actual Alnico V magnets. This particular Gibson has a wonderful dark sunburst finish & it was recently set up with a new...
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Dean Palomino

Summary: The Dean Palomino Electric Guitar has a look straight out of the '40s and a triple P-90 tonal attack. The Palomino is a unique electric guitar built for blues and rock. The archtop body is dressed up with a classy-looking chrome bridge and tailpiece. The P-90 pickups combine with the resonant body to deliver the ultimate tone: smooth and creamy with plenty of punch. The Dean Palomino has...
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Mesa Boogie Mark III

This is a very rare Mesa Boogie Mark III combo with the natural wood finish & a really nice road case to travel with! Feel free to ask any questions about this amp - it has been recently serviced & fully tested! In-store pickup only!
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2009 Fender Highway 1 Stratocaster

Summary: If you're looking for the best value in Fender's traditional American craftsmanship and distinctive rock sound, the Highway One Series Stratocaster is the best place to start. Although they are the lowest priced Strats made in Fender's US factory, Highway One gives you everything that made the Stratocaster the standard for generations. This particular Stratocaster has a sunburst finish...
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2002 Gibson Les Paul Standard DC

Summary: Starting in 1998, Gibson produced a double cutaway version of the Les Paul Standard known as the Les Paul DC Standard. The shape of this guitar is similar to that of the Les Paul Special from the late '50s. These guitars typically exhibited a highly figured maple top. This is an intense looking Gibson Les Paul! This Gibson Les Paul Standard DC is a lightweight dreamy looking &...
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2001 Modulus Quantum 5

Summary: Founded in 1978 by aerospace engineer Geoff Gould, Modulus is known for bringing extremely modern and innovative design concepts to their basses and guitars. This particular bass was made in 2001 & it has a beautiful sunburst flame-top and it ships with the original hard shell case. Body: Contoured double-cutaway alder body, flame top Neck: 35” scale, 24 fret, bolt on carbon...
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2011 Fender American Standard Jazz

Summary: This is a wonderful 2011 Fender American Standard Jazz Bass in a 3-tone sunburst with a rosewood fingerboard & the original hard-shell case. This bass has recently been set up with a set of DR Black Beauty strings & it plays and sounds great. Body: Solid alder body Jazz bass with a sunburst finish. Neck: Graphite reinforced maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard, dot inlays, 20...
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2006 Gibson Les Paul Classic

Summary: The Gibson Les Paul Classic was developed in 1990 with the idea of making a Les Paul that resembled the old school 1960 Classic! This particular guitar is from 2006 & it has a wonderful Cherry Sunburst finish and it ships with the original hardshell case. Body: Solid body single cutaway Les Paul with a mahogany body & a maple cap. Neck: Mahogany neck with a fully bound rosewood...
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2018 Gibson 1958 Historic

Summary: In 1958, Gibson parted ways with the gold finish on the Les Paul Model and introduced the "Les Paul Standard," a refresh that featured a center-seam maple top, red aniline dye back and sides, and a beautiful transparent Cherry Sunburst finish. While only that one color was available originally, exposure to sunlight and subtle variations have made each original example unique in color....
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