Retrofret Vintage Guitars
Brooklyn New York, NY
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Retrofret has been shipping instruments throughout the USA and worldwide for nearly 20 years. We have yet to experience a single instance of damage (...I hope this doesn't jinx our perfect record). Retrofret's shipping department can send parcels via UPS, Fedex, USPS, BAX, DHL and DSV Air and Yusen Air Cargo. We ship instruments and other items on a 48 hour approval basis once we received payment in full. Shipping charges and taxes are not included in the prices listed. Mail order shipments within New York are subject to sales tax of 8.875%. Shipments out of state are not subject to NY city and state tax, although the buyer assumes all other tax requirements of their municipality. Before sending payment, please call to confirm the instrument's availability and the cost of shipment.

If you decide not to keep an instrument shipped to you, notify us by telephone, fax or email within 48 hours of receiving it. We'll take note to expect the return. Please ship it in the same carton via UPS, insured for its full value. We will refund the price of the instrument as soon as we receive it, provided it arrives in the condition in which it left the shop. The customer is responsible for all shipping charges.

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1966 Harmony H-22

$1,450
Retrofret Stock # 7699. Harmony H-22 Model Electric Bass Guitar (1966), made in Chicago, sunburst lacquer finish, laminated maple body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black chipboard case. One of the 1960's finest bass bargains, the Harmony H-22 "Hi Value" Electric Bass retailed originally at $99.50 and was the company's first bass guitar offering. The H-22 was officially...
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1959 Epiphone FT-79 Texan

$7,500
Retrofret Stock # 7706. Epiphone FT-79 Texan Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1959), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # A-1856, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top; laminated mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. The "Guitar of Yesterday" the Epiphone Texan will forever be remembered as Paul McCartney's 1960's instrument of choice for...
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1969 Gibson SG STANDARD

$6,500
Retrofret Stock # 7704. Gibson SG Standard Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1969), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 857805, cherry lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, original black chipboard case. Overall length is 39 3/4 in. (101 cm.), 13 in. (33 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 24 3/4 in. (629...
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1932 National Style N

$9,500
Retrofret Stock # 7610. National Style N Model Resophonic Guitar (1932), made in Los Angeles, California, serial # S3432, nickel plated finish, brass body, maple neck with ebonized maple fingerboard, black hard shell case. Overall length is 38 3/4 in. (98.4 cm.), 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 25 in. (635...
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1955 Fender® Deluxe 8

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 7697. Fender Deluxe 8 Model Lap Steel Electric Guitar (1955), made in Fullerton, California, Blonde lacquer finish, ash body, tweed hard shell case. Overall length is 28 3/4 in. (73 cm.), 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 22 1/2 in. (572 mm.). Width of nut is 2 1/2 in. (64 mm.). This old...
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1951 Gibson J-50

$4,950
Retrofret Stock # 7696. Gibson J-50 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1951), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 9142-30, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, hard shell case. Gibson's slope-shouldered Jumbo guitars have been very popular since the 1940's with Folk, Blues and Pop players and picking this one up it's easy to see...
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1941 Kalamazoo Sport Model KG 3/4

$2,250
Retrofret Stock # 7204. Kalamazoo Sport Model KG 3/4 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1941), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back, sides and neck; spruce top, black hard shell case. The "Sport Model' was a very cool little 3/4 guitar, a relatively late addition to Gibson's budget Kalamazoo line available from 1937-41. Built on the body pattern of...
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1966 Baldwin - Burns Double Six

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Retrofret Stock # 7501. Baldwin - Burns Double Six Model 12 String Solid Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in London, England, serial # 15598, cherry polyester finish, sycamore body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard. One of our favorite electric 12-strings ever and a true 1960's classic, the Burns Double Six with its wide comfortable neck and three powerful Tri-Sonic pickups is a versatile...
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1923 Gibson L-4

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Retrofret Stock # 7695. Gibson L-4 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1923), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 74055, red sunburst top, dark stained back and sides finish, birch back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingergoard, original black hard shell case. This is a very interesting, fairly rare and mostly great sounding guitar-An oval-soundhole L-4 from the height of the...
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1996 Gibson RB-12 Top Tension

$4,750
Retrofret Stock # 7588. Gibson RB-12 Top Tension Model 5 String Resonator Banjo (1996), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 12-9609-18, natural lacquer finish, walnut resonator and neck, laminated maple rim, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. Overall length is 38 1/4 in. (97.2 cm.), 11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter head, and 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale...
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1952 Gibson LG-1

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Retrofret Stock # 7693. Gibson LG-1 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1952), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # Z-1228-6 (FON), sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, hard shell case. Overall length is 39 3/4 in. (101 cm.), 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) in depth at side, taken...
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1961 Guild® Starfire™ II

$3,250
Retrofret Stock # 7654. Guild Starfire II Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1961), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # 17935, cherry lacquer finish, laminated mahogany body and neck' rosewood fingerboard, hard shell case. This is an extremely fine example of an early Starfire II, fitted with the cool white-topped DeArmond Dynasonic pickups (the same pickup Gretsch employed on their 1950's...
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1965 Fender® Stratocaster®

$22,500
Retrofret Stock # 7636. Fender Stratocaster Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1965), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 108023, Blonde lacquer finish, ash body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black tolex hard shell case. This is a very fine original example of a rare blonde finished, ash-body 'transition' early-CBS era Stratocaster, with some typical play wear but original...
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1920 Gibson Style A-3

$1,950
Retrofret Stock # 7601. Gibson Style A-3 Model Carved Top Mandolin (1920), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 11316 (FON), white lacquer top, dark stained back and sides finish, birch back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This is a very well-loved example of one of the Gibson Company's most attractive mandolins, the Ivory-topped...
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1933 National Duolian

$3,950
Retrofret Stock # 7673. National Duolian Model Resophonic Guitar (1933), made in Los Angeles, serial # C-7251, grey/green crinkle enamel finish, steel body, maple neck with ebonized fingerboard, brown hard shell case. This National Duolian hails from late 1933, a product of the middle period of the Great Depression. The stamped steel body has a crystalline silver/green body finish and the second...
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1957 Fender® Esquire

$18,500
Retrofret Stock # 7549. Fender Esquire Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1957), made in Fullerton, California, serial # -21916, Blonde lacquer finish, ash body, maple neck, blond tolex hard shell case. This lovely second-generation "whiteguard" Esquire is a superb example of this period's Fender greatness, and an extremely fine playing and sounding guitar. The Esquire was classed as a separate...
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1960 Harmony H162

$600
Retrofret Stock # 6560. Harmony H-162 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1960's), made in Chicago, serial # FON 196-H162, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back, sides and and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, original brown chipboard case. Overall length is 40 1/2 in. (102.9 cm.), 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. ...
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1935 Kalamazoo KG-31

$1,350
Retrofret Stock # 7687. Kalamazoo KG-31 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar, c. 1935, made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 1304-24, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back, sides and neck; spruce top, rosewood fingerboard. Overall length is 40 3/4 in. (103.5 cm.), 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 24...
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1967 Epiphone Casino E-230TD

$5,000
Retrofret Stock # 7683. Epiphone Casino E-230TD Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1967), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 091280, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, laminated maple body, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. The 1960's Epiphone Casino and its Gibson twin the ES-330TD are great sounding, highly versatile guitars- one of Kalamazoo's...
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1966 Fender® Duo-Sonic II

$1,950
Retrofret Stock # 7674. Fender Duo-Sonic II Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 132176, red lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original grey hard shell case. This Duo-Sonic II was made about two years after model's redesign with components interchangeable with the new Mustang in mid-1964. This guitar has the shorter of...
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1965 Fender® -

$1,600
Retrofret Stock # 7672. Fender Reverb Unit Effect (1965), made in Fullerton, California, serial # R08909, Black Tolex finish. Overall length is 19 in. (48.3 cm.), 10 in. (25.4 cm.) width, and 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) deep. A nice original just-CBS rea Reverb unit, showing some corrosion to the exposed metal most notably on the handle mounts, but not a lot of wear. The Tolex and grillcloth are a...
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1986 G & L ASAT

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 7657. G & L ASAT Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1986), made in Fullerton, California, serial # G018512, blonde finish, ash body, maple neck with ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. Overall length is 39 1/16 in. (99.2 cm.), 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 25 1/2 in. (648 mm.)....
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1952 Fender® Dual Professional

$1,950
Retrofret Stock # 7649. Fender Dual Professional Model High Steel Electric Guitar (1952), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 2446, Blonde lacquer finish, ash body, original tweed hard shell case. Overall length is 28 3/4 in. (73 cm.), 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm.) width, and 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 22 1/4 in. (565 mm.). Width of nut is 2 1/4 in. (57...
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1954 Fender® Deluxe Model 5C3

$6,000
Retrofret Stock # 7585. Fender Deluxe Model 5C3 Model Tube Amplifier (1954), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 1906, tweed fabric covering finish. Height is 16 in. (40.6 cm.), 18 in. (45.7 cm.) width, and 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.) deep. With some small scuffing to the tweed covering here and there, we'll give this one an "Excellent +" rating but really this is as close to a near mint early...
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1955 Fender® Deluxe Model 5D3

$3,950
Retrofret Stock # 7582. Fender Deluxe Model 5D3 Model Tube Amplifier (1955), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 4201, tweed fabric covering finish. Height is 16 in. (40.6 cm.), 20 in. (50.8 cm.) width, and 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.) deep. This old wide-panel Deluxe shows some typical wear and scuffing but boy does it sing! With a tube chart dating it to May 1955 this amp has had a full...
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1955 Fender® Champ® 5D1

$1,600
Retrofret Stock # 7546. Fender Champ 5D1 Model Tube Guitar Amplifier (1955), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 8162, tweed fabric covering finish. The classic "home" amp in any configuration, the Fender Champ is as simple as it gets but still one of the all-time great amplifier designs. This 1955 model is one of the last with the older style back-mounted panel with a single volume knob,...
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1965 Fender® Jaguar®

$7,500
Retrofret Stock # 7665. Fender Jaguar Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1965), made in Fullerton, California, serial # L67044, black lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This is a fantastic custom-ordered *just* CBS-era Jaguar, showing very little wear and in superb playing condition. The instrument represents the absolute...
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1954 Gibson Les Paul Model

$34,500
Retrofret Stock # 7634. Gibson Les Paul Model Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1954), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 4-2753, gold lacquer finish, mahogany body with maple cap, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original brown tolex hard shell case. This early 1954 Les Paul Model is the second variation of Gibson's all-time classic solidbody, with the much more player-friendly stop...
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1963 C. F. Martin D-18

$4,750
Retrofret Stock # 7408. C. F. Martin D-18 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1963), made in Nazareth, PA, serial # 191766, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. This is a fine sounding D-18 from the final heyday of the "Folk Era" of the 1960's, just before the Beatles brought electricity roaring back into the guitar...
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2016 Fender® Telecaster® Custom Classic '60's

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 7660. Fender Telecaster Custom Classic '60's Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (2016), made in Japan, translucent blue finish, hardwood body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black gig bag case. Overall length is 38 3/8 in. (97.5 cm.), 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 25 1/2 in....
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