Nationwide Guitars
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1953 Gretsch® Duo Jet

A beautiful all original First Year 6128 example. This one has all the early features including a Script Logo, DeArmond Pickups, Melita Bridge, and Plain top knobs. Chambered Mahogany Body, Trapeze Tailpiece, Untouched Electronics with early 1953 pot dates, and Gretsch Label in the control cavity. An excellent condition vintage guitar. Included is the original worn tweed hardshell case. An...
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1980 Martin EM-18

A Rare example of Martins entry into the solidbody market. Dual Pickups, Laminated Maple Body, Factory Coil Tap and Phase switches, and Chrome Hardware. Untouched electronics. An attractive guitar all original example. Excellent vintage condition with some normal evidence of play wear. Included is a non original hardshell case. More pictures at
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1954 Gibson ES-175

Rare Blonde Finish, P-90 Pickup, X Factory Order Number, White F-hole Label, 50s Rounded Neck Profile, and Gold Barrel Knobs. Reproduction Tailpiece and Pickguard otherwise original. No cracks or repairs not even any stress lines at the jack. Excellent vintage condition with finish checking. A nice resonant 175 with that warm P-90 tone. Included is a 1970s Guild Hardshell Case. More pictures...
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1967 Ampeg AUB-1

Red Burst Finish, Scroll Headstock, Diaphragm Pickup, and Fretless. Nothing else sounds like these first generation Scroll Basses. What a great Up Right like tone. Only approximately 400 AUB-1 Fretless Scroll Basses were produced. This one displays average play wear with nicks, dings, finish checking and some finish flaking on the headstock. No body cracks as often seen on these Scroll Basses....
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1999 Guild® Starfire™ Bass II

A beautiful USA Made Starfire II Bass. Natural Finish over a highly flamed Maple Body, Dual Pickups, Westerly, Rhode Island Label, Factory Grover Tuners, and Inlayed Headstock. A cosmetically clean bass that saw limited use. There was some damage around the jack with a crack on the rim. The original owner had it repaired at the factory with a jack plate added for strength. The repair is clean and...
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~1987 Ibanez Maxxas MX3

A Rare model that incorporated many unique features including a Chambered light weight body (6.6 pounds), Full Access Neck/Body Joint, Gotoh Locking Tuners, and DiMarzio IBZ/USA Humbucking pickups. The guitar displays light to average play wear with some small cosmetic nicks and blemishes. Included is the original hardshell case and tremolo arm. A model we do not see often.
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1958 Gibson CF-100e

An All Original One Owner CF-100E. Sunburst Finish, Cutaway Body, Crown Inlays, Tortoise Shell Pickguard, T Factory Order Number and Kluson tuners. A harder to find Late 50s model that has the larger rounded neck profile. No cracks or crack repairs. Excellent plus condition displaying some fine finish checking and surface belt buckle scratches on the back of the body. Included is the Original...
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1979 Ovation Adamas I 1687

An Early Adamas I 1687-8. Blue Colored Top, Deep Bowl Body, Carved Headstock front and Bridge, Leaf Soundholes, Gold Hardware, Kaman Signed Soundhole Label, Piezo Pickup with Pre-Amp, and Mono & Stereo Inputs. A top of the line model. The guitar is in excellent condition displaying limited light play wear. Included is the original hardshell case. More pictures at
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1968 Fender® Mustang® Bass

Olympic White Finish, Slab Body, Cloth Wire, Nitro Finish, Tortoiseshell Pickguard, and Lollipop Tuners. Very good vintage condition displaying play wear with nicks, dings, and finish checking. Included is the original hardshell case (1 broken latch). An all original bass with untouched solder joints. A small superficial stress line coming off the Low E tuner. A cool slab body Mustang Bass....
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1992 Rickenbacker 650 Atlantis

If you have always liked Rickenbacker guitars but never fell in love with their pickups here is a fun players guitar for you. The guitar has a full size set of Duncan 59 pickups installed with a new wiring harness. Think Les Paul meets Rickenbacker. Neck through Body Design, Cool Turquoise Finish, Chrome Metal Parts, and Cresting Wave Body. Locking Sperzel tuners installed. An attractive guitar...
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1968 Gibson EB-2D

Cherry Finish, Factory Double Pickup Model, One Piece Mahogany Neck, Orange Label, Baritone Switch, and Chrome Cover intact. The bass is in extra fine cosmetic condition displaying very little play wear. The factory Gibson logo on the pickguard is still even vibrant and complete as they tend to be mostly worn off from normal play wear. The pull mute has been removed and is missing. A common issue...
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1967 Gibson L-7C

Sunburst Finish, 17" Wide Body, Carved Spruce Top, Highly Flamed Maple Back and Sides, Orange Label, and Parallelogram Inlays. A floating pickup has been installed with pickguard controls, Refret, and Grover Imperial Tuners. The guitar has been clear oversprayed and buffed with some light orange peel visible in spots. The back has some very attractive Flamed Maple. 1 9/16" nut width with a slim...
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1958 Fender® Precision Bass®

An all original 1958 Gold Guard Precision Bass. 6-58 Neck Date, 304807 Pot Dates, Anodized Pickguard, Early 3 Tone Finish, One Piece Maple Neck, and Spaghetti Logo. Lots of cool players wear. Not one of those artificial relic instruments but the real deal that was worn in the right way from years of playing. More pictures at
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1966 Fender® Jazz Bass®

An all original Jazz Bass. Sunburst Finish, Tortoise Shell Pickguard, Lollipop Tuners, Transition Logo, Cloth Wire, Nitro Finish, and 1966 dated pots with untouched solder. December 1966 Neck Date with 1967 pencil dated pickups and a low 200,000 serial number suggest that the bass was completed in 1967. Both Chrome Covers and Handrest intact. A nice clean excellent condition example displaying...
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1981 Epiphone Emperor Thin

An early Made in Japan Matsumoku Epiphone Emperor Thin Body. Vintage Sunburst Finish, Gold Hardware, Original MMK-75 Humbucking pickups, Frequensator tailpiece, F-hole label intact, 17" wide body, and 1 3/4" Depth. An excellent condition guitar displaying some nicks, dings, and light to average play wear. No cracks or crack repairs. Included is a time period dreadnought style case that the...
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~1967 Teisco EBX-200 Spectrum

Ultra Rare and Top of the Line Spectrum Bass. This is the bass equivalent to the Spectrum V guitar that was part of Teisco's 1960s Space Age inspired designs. Blue Metallic Finish, Dual Pickups, and Carved and Bound Top. A few newer pickguard screws. Untouched electronics. The bass is in very good condition displaying some finish checking and evidence of some stickers once being on the back of...
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1997 Gibson Chet Atkins SST 12

A very Rare 12 string Chet Atkins SST. We have only seen a handful of these 12 string variants. Ebony Finish, Star Inlays, Gold Hardware, and Volume Treble & Bass dial controls. Strap lock buttons otherwise all original. The guitar displays light to average play wear with some pick scratches on the top. The back plate still has its original protective plastic intact. Included is the original...
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1968 Mosrite Mark I Ventures

Candy Apple Red Finish, Ventures Headstock Logo, Moseley Tremolo, German Carve Body, Kluson Tuners, and early 1968 pot dates. A nice playing Mosrite that has just been setup. Other than a new tremolo spring, an all original example that includes the original hardshell case. The body displays lots of finish checking but minimal play wear. More pictures at
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1965 Gibson Dove

An early 1965 Dove with a 1 11/16" nut width, Cherry Sunburst Finish, Flamed Maple Back and Sides, Nickle Hardware, and Dove inlayed pickguard. Included is the original hardshell case and vintage strap. Once had a DeArmond soundhole pickup installed with a repaired side jack hole. The first 8 frets were professionally replaced by a previous owner with some filler in a few spots on the...
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1976 Univox 4001 Rickenbacker Lawsuit Copy

A high quality Rickenbacker 4001 copy. From the famous Japanese lawsuit time period, this bass is a striking resemblance to the original 4001. As commonly seen, this example is unbranded but is very similar to the Univox/Aria Pro II/Ibanez branded 4001 copies. Sunburst finish, Dual pickups with Toaster style neck pickup, Shark tooth fretboard inlays, and even Grover styled box tuners. An all...
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A clean and tidy Silverburst Les Paul Custom. The finish has minimal yellowing/greening still with a vibrant Silver coloring. Two Patent Numbered Pickups with 1980 ink date stamps, 1980 dated pots, block inlays, and chrome hardware. Other than strap lock buttons, the guitar is all original. Included is the original Gibson protector hardshell case. An excellent condition guitar displaying light...
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1960 Fender® Jazzmaster™

An all original Slab Board Jazzmaster that includes its Original Brown Hardshell case, Tremolo Arm, Hang Tag with matching serial number, Strap, Cord, and Case Keys. A beautiful Flamed Maple Neck with a 6-60 neck date, Sunburst Finish, Tortoise shell pickguard, Patent Pending Tremolo, and Spaghetti Logo. A very good condition guitar displaying light to average vintage wear. A beautiful and...
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1975 Fender® Telecaster®

An all original guitar featuring a Rare Black Finish, One Piece Maple Neck, and early 1975 dated pots with untouched solder joints. Included is the original Fender Hardshell case. The guitar displays light play wear with some fine finish checking on the body. More pictures at
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~1986 Fender® Jazz Bass®

An early Made in Japan 62 Reissue Jazz Bass. Rare Left Handed example featuring a Sunburst Finish, Slab Fingerboard, Chrome Covers, and Tortoise Shell Pickguard. E Serial number series on neck heel indicates a 1984-1987 production date making it hard to pin down an exact year of manufacture. Overall a nice clean and tidy bass that has seen very little use over the years. These early MIJ Fender...
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1986 Hamer Chaparral Custom

An early Set Neck Chaparral Custom featuring Boomerang inlays, Floyd Rose Tremolo, Factory upgraded OBL neck and middle pickups, and Ivory Pearl Finish. Bridge pickup has been changed to a single lead wire Seymour Duncan Eddie Van Halen. The guitar is in very good condition displaying nicks, dings, finish checking, some stand discoloration on the back of the body, and play wear. There are two...
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1981 Hamer Special

A Rare factory "Spider Web" Graphic Special. Double Cutaway set neck construction, Checkerboard headstock Logo, Dimarzio Pickups, Signature Slim Profile Neck, and factory Schaller tuners. The guitar displays nicks & dings some of which have been touched up by a previous owner. Lots of play wear but in overall very good condition with no cracks or crack repairs. Guitar comes in an aftermarket...
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1967 Gibson Trini Lopez

A very cool and Rare Trini Lopez in Rare Sparkling Burgundy Finish. The finish has very little fade and still retains its deep Burgundy coloring. Two Patent Sticker Pickups, Trapeze Tailpiece with Wood block, Firebird Headstock, Diamond F-holes, Orange Label, and a large rounded C shaped profile neck. Excellent condition vintage guitar with some light play wear and expected vertical finish...
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1964 Gibson ES-345

Sunburst Finish, Gold Hardware, Factory Lyre Tremolo with Custom Made Plaque Covering factory drilled Stop Tail bushings, Orange Label, Bonnet knobs, and Parallel gram Inlays. No cracks or crack repairs. A few of the varitone and grounding wire's plastic shielding had started to deteriorate and were causing the guitar to short out on occasion. Our Luthier replaced this faulty wiring with a...
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1988 Mosrite V63 Ventures Reissue

Here is a Rare find and perhaps the most visually stunning Mosrite we have had come through. A 1963 Reissue USA Made with all the classic features including a Bound Top with German Carve Body, Side Jack, Vibramute Tremolo, Large Ventures Headstock Logo, and Set Neck Design. What really sets this guitar apart from others is an original Blue Sparkle Finish with White Plastic Parts. Semi Moseley...
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~1967 Hagstrom F-400

Super Rare Factory Left Handed F-400 Bass. Sunburst Finish, Dual Pickups, and Beautifully Figured Fingerboard. Very Good Plus vintage condition displaying some light to average play wear. Previous owner put his name on the headstock otherwise untouched. There maybe others out there but this is the first Factory Lefty F-400 bass we have ever seen. Included is the original Hagstrom case with two...
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