MOD GUITARS
Jonathan
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All business is done via the internet and by US Postal Service. To expedite your inquiry please include your full name and location when contacting us. Postage and insurance are not included in our prices and will be determined by your mailing address and method of dispatch. We accept payment in US dollars only by money orders, bank checks (we will accept bank drafts, teller's checks, casher's checks and bank money orders drawn on continental US banks only; no personal checks) Western Union Money Grams for smalls. We also accept company checks from dealers. We accept US postal money orders. (items paid for via US postal money order or Western Union are shipped same day as payment is received. All other forms of payment have to clear before items are shipped). On more expensive items (over $2,500.) and from overseas clients, we will accept payment via direct bank transfer in US dollars only, but due to the recent raise in bank rates we cannot absorb the fees (a $60. fee for each international transfer and a $35. fee for domestic transfers will apply). Sorry, no paypal or credit cards. Items will not ship until payment is fully cleared. We always pack very well and ship promptly upon cleared payment. Any item sent non insured or under insured is done so at the buyer’s liability. We accept no liability for errors in listings or in correspondence.

All guitars are sent via the United States Postal System. They are very well packed and insured. Shipping charges will vary depending on item and your location.

Because of the delicate nature of electronics and the possibility of parts swapping, all electric guitars are sold as is. I am not one of those people who makes it a habit of dissecting their guitars and photographing their guts: Only in a rare occasion, if the guitar merits it. Acoustic guitars (with the exception of items with the words “as is” in their descriptions, discounted items or guitars that have had work done on them or have damage) are returnable for credit minus PP&I and restocking fee.. Terms of return for acoustic guitars: Acoustic guitars may be returned for immediate credit towards another guitar of higher price (25%+, excluding marked down prices) plus postage and packing fees (all returns subject to a 15% restocking fee.) PP&I fees are not refundable and guitar must be posted back within 24 business day hours and must be received in the same packaging and in the same condition as sent. Lay-a-way available on higher priced: 50% deposit of total immediately down and balance paid within 30 days or deposit forfeited. No returns on lay-a-ways. Accessories, cases, parts, amps, etc. are non returnable. Seller is not responsible, nor liable for any errors or omissions in listings. It is buyer's responsibility to study photos and ask questions before purchase. By purchasing you are agreeing to these terms.

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1915 Weymann & Son Banjo Co. snare drum

$100
HALF OFF!!! WAS $200. Here is a very rare wood snare drum dating to 1915 made by the Weymann banjo Company of Philadelphia.It appears to be basically a large banjo body with a wood rim and snares. Overall fair condition. No breaks in wood and missing one lug. A good candidate for restoration and a great go-with for the early American banjo collection. A real odd ball! As you can see its "skin"...
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~2015 Burswood Stratocaster clone

$35
MOD GUITARS SUMMER SALE GOING ON RIGHT NOW!!! MUST LIQUIDATE ALL GUITARS!!! SELLING AT TREMENDOUS LOSSES! MY LOSS IS YOUR GAIN!!! CHECK OUT MY LISTINGS! A Burswood, Fender Strat copy, made in China. Plays and sounds great. Low action, straight neck, no fret wear. SUPER BEGINNER GUITAR FOR LITTLE MONEY! Has a recording input so you can record straight from the guitar if you want to! One...
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1977 Gibson RD Artist

$1,250
ON SALE!! HALF____ING PRICE!!! RIGHT NOW ONLY!!! ORIGINALLY $2,495. A VERY RARE VINTAGE GIBSON FOR "PEANUTS"!!! 1st YEAR MODEL TOO!!! LOWEST PRICE, BY FAR, ON THE NET! Must move all guitars! Check out my shop for more bargains! NO SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE USA ON THIS ONE! IT IS A LARGE BEAUTY WITH A VERY LARGE HEAVY DUTY CASE AND PP&I WILL BE A LITTLE MORE THAN USUAL. $1,000. off...
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~1982 "Martin" Sigma dreadnaught cut away

$595
A very scarce vintage Sigma dreadnaught with single cutaway. Made under Martin Guitar Co. by Sigma in Japan. Beautiful rosewood body with spruce top. Guitar is overall near mint. Great bottom end projection. Wonderful guitar for playing in a pub. Comes with new hard-shell case. PRICE IS FIRM. THE ONLY payment methods I accept: 1. Bank checks; tellers checks, cashier checks, money orders...
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~1987 Lindert Custom Strat

$995
ON SALE! ORIGINALLY LISTED AT $2,795. MORE THAN 60% OFF!!! RIGHT NOW!!! Lindert custom “Swiss Strat”. A one off custom build by Charles Lindert made in the late 80’s. Outrageous radical, “Swiss-cheese” design that is very aesthetically pleasing and gives a very comfortable, nicely balanced and light weight (7 pounds) feel to the guitar. This totally awesome guitar features Lindert’s...
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~2008 Sheeks custom 2 pc neck through

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Extreme rarity, one off, super high standard, top professional quality electric solid body hand built by Richard Sheeks, top luthier and professional guitar builder. BUILT FROM 2 PIECES OF SOLID FLAMED MAPLE, RIGHT DOWN THE CENTER!!! Only 2 blocks of wood were used in this guitar’s construction, split right down the middle from the top of headstock to the bottom of lower bout. Amazing piece of...
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1960 Hofner President

$1,295
ON SALE! ORIGINALLY LISTED AT $1,795. Absolutely gorgeous, 1960, blond beauty, Hofner President. Gorgeous German arch top jazz guitar: Best of the best! An exceptionally clean example of this highly regarded guitar in rare natural, blond finish! ALL ORIGINAL! Straight neck, low action, excellent original jumbo frets, excellent original tuners, Excellent binding all around with no usual...
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~1965 Germany 60's guitar bag

$35
RARE, 1960’s, VINTAGE GERMAN GUITAR GIG BAG FOR SEMI HOLLOW GUITAR! For the serious collector of 1960’s guitar! Heavy brown “denim” or “gunny-sack”type material, lined with a heavy brown felt material, with drawstring and snap. About 43” long x 20 inches wide. Came originally with a Hopf Saturn. Excellent overall! NO RETURNS. SUPER RARE SURVIVOR!
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1966 Galanti Grand Prix

$35
A Trem bar, sponge mute and bridge cover for a 1960’s Galanti Grand Prix
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1982 Mosrite Gospel Encounters

$2,495
PRICE DROPPED! ORIGINALLY $2,995. Ex rare Mosrite Gospel Encounters built in 1982 by Semi Mosley. Original hang tags included. Only a handful of these very rare guitars were ever built. This guitar is MINT! Plays and functions NEW! Semi sent the guitar to a fellow parish member in 1982 who had shown some interest in learning to play but never did. Guitar sat in original shipping box and...
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1962 Burns Black Bison

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The ORIGINAL Burns Black Bison! Possibly the nicest example of this extreme rarity to be offered for sale during the 21st century! The most iconic electric guitar of the ‘60’s and one of the most important electric guitars in all history! FIRST MODEL!!! A reported 48 only made! This is the ex rare first, 4 PICKUP, model with the forward tilting upper bout horns and set neck! Hand built by, the...
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~1966 Burns double six Pick-guards

$35
CHECK OUT MY SHOP "MOD GUITARS" NOW FOR SUPER LOW PRICES ON RARE VINTAGE GUITARS!!! About this item: 1960’s Burns / Baldwin Double Six pick guards. (12 string) As pictured. PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS NOR PAYPAL. PAYMENT METHODS ACCEPTED: 1. Bank checks (teller's checks, cashier's checks, money orders...no personal checks) 2. Business checks (must have name and address...
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~1960 Framus arch top bridge

$75
About this item: C 1960 Framus arch top, jazz guitar, adjustable bridge. Perfect vintage condition. VERY RARE! PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS NOR PAYPAL. PAYMENT METHODS ACCEPTED: 1. Bank checks (teller's checks, cashier's checks, money orders...no personal checks) 2. Business checks (must have name and address of business printed on them)  3. Money orders (orders paid by US...
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~1958 SUPER MB jass guitar pick-up assembly

$195
Late 50’ German “Super MB” jazz guitar (arch top) pickup assembly. Complete with all mounting screws, ground wire and guitar cable! Good working condition. Dress up any arch top with a super cool retro look and beautiful sound!!! Last photos shows assembly mounted on a 1960 Framus (not for sale). PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS NOR PAYPAL. PAYMENT METHODS ACCEPTED: 1. Bank checks...
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~1962 Burns Split Sonic

$995
$800. OFF! WAS $1,795. \Here is a rare 1962-64 Burns Split Sonic guitar with her even more rare original case in excellent condition! I took her in on a trade from an Irish collector who had moved to Germany a few years ago. She is, in my opinion, absolutely one of the finest guitars designed by Jim Burns. Exceptional - near mint condition throughout. Original finish is near mint! Easy...
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1976 Mosrite Brass Rail

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Semi's own Brass Rail. Sold by his wife, Loretta, to a business partner of his after his passing. Full copies of written documentation to purchaser. This guitar has the lowest action, widest fret-board and widest frets of any Mosrite. Amazing sustain. Amazing tone like no other guitar! All original and excellent to near mint with original hard-shell case. More photos for very serious...
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1972 Acoustic / Mosrite Black Widow

$2,495
PRICE DROPPED! WAS $2,795. A very rare Semi Mosley (Mosrite) made Acoustic Black widow. Outstanding guitar and the best of the Black Widow builds. Jimi Hendrix owned 2 Black Widows (a right handed he “appropriated” from an Acoustic salesman and a lefty he later ordered). He loved these guitars and highly valued them. Playing them only for his own pleasure and some studio work. These were...
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1962 Josef Sandner Isana

$895
ORIGINALLY $1,495. PRICE REDUCED!!! $600. OFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A very beautiful, Isana, German arch top, jazz guitar, designed by master luthier Josef Sandner and dating to late 1962. A very rare deluxe model sporting the alternating wood sides (made only in 1962), the large fret-board inlays, the pearliod deco headstock and pick guard along with the fancy sweeping tailpiece. Guitar is...
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~1963 1960's Vintage 15"speaker

$25
ORIGINALLY $35. A very good quality 1960's 15"vintage speaker that will work very well for a 60's vintage guitar amp. I bought a pair of these years ago and used one for my 60's Standel amp and it sounded awesome. I was told that the speakers were from a 60's organ. I let you be the judge (see photos). SEE MY OTHER LISTINGS FOR MORE HARD TO FIND VINTAGE PARTS AND CASES! Price is firm....
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1960 Paul Barth (Magnatone) Natural

$6,500
PRICE REDUCED! ORIGINALLY $10,000. A ex rare, possibly unique, Barth “Natural” guitar. In the late 50’s Paul Barth, after working at Rickenbacker and before working at Magnatone, contracted with the Natural Music Guild in Santa Ana, California to distribute his guitars. Most of these look like the 1959 line of Magnatone guitars and have a decal on the headstock that reads “Barth, Natural Music...
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1961 Melody (Wandre era) Fantastico

$895
WAS $1,795. MORE THAN HALF OFF!!! ON SALE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A VERY, VERY RARE and very collectible Melody Fantastico with the early and highly desirable Stauffer head-stock!!! Made in 1961. ULTRA COOL MCM RETRO GUITAR!!! This was Melody guitars flagship, top of the line, BIZARRE electric guitar during the first years of their guitar manufacturing. . Only the first batch of these rare...
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~1965 Hagstrom dreadnaught case

$100
A rare 60’s Hagstrom dreadnaught case in excellent original condition! No rips, repairs etc. Everything perfectly functioning and perfectly intact! Beautiful bright orange/yellow lining! There is a very minor shrinkage to the “tolex” covering on the rear where the pieces abut, see last photo. PLEASE, SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. PRICE IS FIRM. PP&I NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE. THE ONLY payment...
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~1965 STILES Scroll 3 pickup

$795
Very, very rare 1960’s Lee Stiles 3 pickup scroll guitar in original condition! Only 3 pickup Stiles solid body I have ever seen! Guitar was entirely hand made by Gilbert Lee Stiles in his shop in Florida. Beautifully carved scroll body from a solid piece of mahogany as also the neck with carved scroll design on headstock. Fantastic inlaid fretboard incorporating about 140 mahogany, walnut and...
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~1976 Fender Stratocaster Case

$85
Vintage Fender Strat case in excellent condition. Please understand that postage for a case is as much as postage for a guitar in case as the USPS charges by dimensional weight not actual weight. I am taking this into consideration in my pricing. PLEASE, SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. PRICE IS FIRM. PP&I NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE. THE ONLY payment methods I accept: 1. Bank checks; tellers...
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~1965 Teisco Zenon Electric 2 pup

$799
.A VERY RARE and outstanding Zenon, mid 60’s, retro electric guitar made in Japan. This is one of the nicest playing and best sounding Japanese electric guitars ever made. It is top quality and every bit as good or better than its Italian rivals in the day. Overall excellent original condition with only the tremolo bar coming from a 60’s Tiesco that fits perfectly. The Strat type pickups are...
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1958 Arthur Strohmer Astro Mieser

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PLEASE, SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. TAKE THE TIME TO FULLY READ LISTING AND STATE FULL NAME AND LOCATION IF YOU WOULD LIKE A RESPONSE. THANK YOU! Arthur Strohmer, Astro Mieser, 1958 futuristic jazz guitar!: This gorgeous and bizarre, hand built, carved top,, futuristic arch top was built in Nuremberg in 1958 by Arthur Strohmer. It not only plays extremely well it also has a very beautiful sound...
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1984 Ronaldo Geo

$1,495
ORIGINALLY $2,795. $1,300. OFF!!!!!!!!!!!! Extremely RARE and beautifully designed solid body electric guitar hand built by master luthier Ronaldo Orlandoni in Union City, NJ in 1984. Style and quality similar to BC Rich and Alembic of the same period. Neck though construction with a thin, fast, 24 fret neck and a wide fret-board. Kahler trem with Ronaldo custom wound pickups. Weighs a...
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1966 HOFNER 1st Run Violin Guitar

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\EX RARE, 1966, 1ST PRODUCTION RUN, FOR SELMER, HOFNER VIOLIN GUITAR! According to Hofner only about 200 of these “first run” models were produced. No model number was designated, just “the violin guitar”. The first 100, manufactured in the summer of ‘66, went to Selmer to be distributed in September 1966 and are believed to have been numbered 101 - 200, as only a small number of survivors have...
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1956 Premier Scroll

$1,795
ORIGINALLY $2,495. A rare 1956-57 Premier Scroll guitar made in New York by the Multivox Company and in overall very good condition. This 50’s New York beauty is the desirable 2 pick-up version with a hand carved scroll body, gold hardware and the glitter pick guard (perfect). There is some finish flakes and checking with some wear (as expected) to the gold hardware and one of the gold tuners...
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1955 Tiesco Model 13 Jumbo Archtop

$995
Very, very RARE 1954-55 Tiesco Model 13 JUMBO BLOND arch top! I was looking through my guitars today and found one that I had forgot I owned! I bought this one about 10 years ago from a music dealer who bought it from the family of the original owner. I played it 3-4 times and loosened the strings, put it in line with several other guitars I own and forgot about it. What a surprise I had this...
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