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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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1925 Slingerland Concertone C-831

$425
Retrofret Stock # 8066. Concertone C-831 Model 5 String Banjo, most likely made by Slingerland, c. 1925, made in Chicago, natural finish, maple rim and neck, ebonized maple fingerbord, brown chipboard case. Overall length is 36 in. (91.4 cm.), 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm.) diameter head, and 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 26 1/4 in. (667 mm.). Width of nut is 1...
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1965 Valco Airline Pocket Bass C-7224

$950
Retrofret Stock # 8092. Airline Pocket Bass C-7224 Model Solid Body Electric Bass Guitar, made by Valco (1965), made in Chicago, serial # 1-50224, sunburst lacquer finish, maple body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, black chipboard case. This Airline-branded Pocket Bass is neat-and fairly late-example of this somewhat quizzical and relatively rare bass design. While most short-scale basses use...
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1969 Gibson J-160E

$3,000
Retrofret Stock # 8105. Gibson J-160E Model Flat Top Acoustic-Electric Guitar (1969), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 818765, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back, sides and neck; spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. Gibson's J-160E electrified flat-top was a fairly successful guitar in its time, but is now remembered primarily as one of the iconic...
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1962 Magnatone Custom 410

$1,300
Retrofret Stock # 8064. Magnatone Custom 410 Model Tube Guitar Amplifier (1962), made in Fullerton, California, brown fabric covering finish. Mostly celebrated today for their true pitch shifting vibrato circuit, Magnatone amplifiers of the 1950's and 1960's were one of the best regarded competitors to the world-beating amps being built a stretch down the road by Fender. This 1962 Model 410 is...
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1952 Fender Deluxe Model 5B3

$4,000
Retrofret Stock # 8061. Fender Deluxe Model 5B3 Model Tube Amplifier (1952), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 6183, tweed fabric covering finish. Height is 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm.), 18 in. (45.7 cm.) width, and 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) deep. This is a super clean original early wide-panel Fender Deluxe, with just some typical maintenance to keep it fully functional 65 years on. It has just...
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1957 Fender Telecaster®

$25,000
Retrofret Stock # 8104. Fender Telecaster Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1957), made in Fullerton, California, serial # -22732, Blonde lacquer finish, ash body, maple neck, original tweed hard shell case. This lovely second-generation "whiteguard" Telecaster is a superb example of this era's Fender greatness, and an extremely fine playing and sounding guitar for any period. This Tele shows...
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1933 Gibson L-50

$2,500
Retrofret Stock # 8101. Gibson L-50 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1933), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 416, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, maple back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black chipboard case. In the depths of the Great Depression Gibson had a pressing need to develop more affordable guitars; this unusually stout-looking...
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1959 Fender Champ-Amp 5F1

$1,950
Retrofret Stock # 8054. Fender Champ-Amp 5F1 Model Tube Amplifier (1959), made in Fullerton, California, serial # C-12147, tweed fabric covering finish. Height is 12 in. (30.5 cm.), 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm.) width, and 8 in. (20.3 cm.) deep. The 1959 Champ is often considered one of the finest small amps ever for the combination of just enough volume and crunch and this one certainly bears that...
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1982 Epiphone MM-45

$550
Retrofret Stock # 8002. Epiphone MM-45 Model Arch Top Mandolin, c. 1982, made in Japan, serial # N-025, sunburst finish, maple back, sides and neck, spruce top, rpsewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. Overall length is 27 1/4 in. (69.2 cm.), 10 in. (25.4 cm.) across at the widest point, and 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 13 3/4 in. (349 mm.). ...
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1937 C. F. Martin D-28

$65,000
Retrofret Stock # 7459. C. F. Martin D-28 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1937), made in Nazareth, PA, serial # 65710, natural lacquer finish, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, molded blue plastic hard shell case. There are certain guitars that are simply the standard by which all others are judged-the 1937 Martin D-28 "herringbone" is certainly...
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1998 Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino GR-2 Overdrive II

$1,000
Retrofret Stock # 8097. Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino GR-2 Overdrive II Model Overdrive Pedal Effect, c. 1998, made in California, serial # 223, green brushed aluminum finish. Classic overdive tone with true-bypass switching, LED indicator, Switchcarft jacks, and military spec wire. Handbuilt in the USA.Length is 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.), 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) width, and 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high. ...
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1980 Ibanez Tube Screamer Pro TS-808

$1,350
Retrofret Stock # 8096. Ibanez Tube Screamer Pro TS-808 Model Overdrive Pedal Effect (1980), made in Japan, serial # 123697, green enamel finish. Original TS-808 Tube Screamer made in Japan with JRC 4558D chip.Length is 5 in. (12.7 cm.), 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.) width, and 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high. Minor scuffing and some paint chips from use but overall very nice clean condition. No sign of velcro...
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1970 Vox V846

$400
Retrofret Stock # 8095. Vox V846 Model Wah-Wah Pedal Effect, c. 1970s, made in Sepulveda, California, serial # 1932721, chrome and textured enamel finish. Transition-era V846 Vox Wah-Wah made in California. Big-league vintage wah tone with incredible vocal quality, piercing highs, and an intense tonal sweep.Length is 10 in. (25.4 cm.), 4 in. (10.2 cm.) width, and 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high. A few...
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Wurlitzer Model 206

$1,600
Retrofret Stock # 8087. Wurlitzer Model 206 Model Electric Piano, made in Ilinois, serial # 62573, cream plastic finish. Height is 40 in. (101.6 cm.), 38 in. (96.5 cm.) width, and 18 in. (45.7 cm.) deep. Excellent - Condition.
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2017 Mr. Black Supermoon Eclipse

$280
Retrofret Stock # 8084. Mr. Black Supermoon Eclipse Model Stereo Reverb Effect, c. 2017, made in Portland, Oregon, Silver finish. US-made stereo reverb pedal effect. New Condition.
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1960 unknown -

$350
Retrofret Stock # 6522. Baritone Ukulele (maker unknown), c. 1960's, probably Japan, serial # 2311 JA, natural lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck. Overall length is 29 in. (73.7 cm.), 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 3 in. (7.6 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale length is 19 1/2 in. (495 mm.). Width of nut is 1 1/2 in. (38 mm.). This is an attractive...
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1977 Fender Musicmaster™ Bass

$750
Retrofret Stock # 7851. Fender Musicmaster Bass Model Solid Body Electric Bass Guitar (1977), made in Fullerton, California, serial # S719026, black refinished finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, black gig bag case. Overall length is 42 1/8 in. (107 cm.), 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 30...
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Wurlitzer 206

$1,600
Retrofret Stock # 8074. Wurlitzer 206 Model Electric Organ. Call or email us for additional technical information
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1964 Gibson ES-345TDC

$16,000
Retrofret Stock # 8042. Gibson ES-345TDC Model Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1964), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 176739, cherry lacquer finish, laminated maple body; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. The ES-345�Gibson's original "Stereo" guitar was a product of the late 1950's fascination with "better living through Electronics" that inspired...
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1966 Fender Mustang®

$2,000
Retrofret Stock # 7843. Fender Mustang Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 115433, Daphne Blue lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original grey hard shell case. This is a very attractive and extremely well-preserved 1966 Fender Mustang, made less than two years after the model's debut in the second half of 1964. The...
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1971 C. F. Martin 000-18

$2,750
Retrofret Stock # 7810. C. F. Martin 000-18 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1971), made in Nazareth, PA, serial # 276606, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top, molded plastic hard shell case. Overall length is 39 7/8 in. (101.3 cm.), 15 3/16 in. (38.6 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale length is 24 3/4...
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1954 Gibson L-48

$1,950
Retrofret Stock # 7721. Gibson L-48 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1954), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # X9791-27 (FON), sunburst lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, original brown chipboard case. Overall length is 40 3/8 in. (102.6 cm.), 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 24 3/4...
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1964 Danelectro Silvertone Model 1457 Amp-In-Case

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 7235. Silvertone Model 1457 Amp-In-Case Model Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar, made by Danelectro, c. 1964, made in Neptune, NJ, red/black sunburst with sparkles finish, Masonite and pine body, poplar neck with rosewood fingerboard, masonite case. This is the classic Danelectro-made Silvertone 1960's guitar, sold exclusively through Sears and the original equipment for...
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1949 Gibson LG-2

$4,000
Retrofret Stock # 7222. Gibson LG-2 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar, c. 1949, made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. This is a nice early example of an LG-2, Gibson's classic smaller body flat-top guitar model from the 1940's and '50's. Typical features include a sunburst top...
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1966 Vox Phantom XII Stereo V-246

$2,500
Retrofret Stock # 6462. Vox Phantom XII Stereo V-246 Model 12 String Solid Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Recanati, Italy, serial # 257115, black polyester finish, mahogany body, maple neck with ebony fingerboard, black gig bag case. One of the all-time great "posing" guitars, the vaguely trapezoidal Vox Phantom XII is still utterly distinctive and an instant 1960's classic. This Stereo...
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1965 Gibson EB-3

$2,450
Retrofret Stock # 8071. Gibson EB-3 Model Electric Bass Guitar (1965), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 506578, cherry lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. This is a good player's example of a "Cream Era" Gibson EB-3 bass, very much like the one used extensively by Jack Bruce from 1966-69. These expensive double pickup EB basses were made in...
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1970 Fender Precision Bass®

$3,950
Retrofret Stock # 7834. Fender Precision Bass Model Solid Body Electric Bass Guitar (1970), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 282693, sunburst finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black tolex hard shell case. A fine example of a Precision Bass, from the very start of the 1970s, still with a very late '60s vibe. The 3-color sunburst is bright and unfaded;...
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1971 Fender Competition Mustang®

$2,450
Retrofret Stock # 8073. Fender Competition Mustang Model Solid Body Electric Bass Guitar (1971), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 309362, metallic blue with racing stripe finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, tweed gig bag case. This is a fine playing example of the "Competition" finish Mustang Bass with some light general wear but in all original condition. This bass...
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1962 Gibson EB-3

$2,950
Retrofret Stock # 8072. Gibson EB-3 Model Electric Bass Guitar (1962), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 75159, cherry lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This is a very good player's example of an early EB-3, Gibson's first high-end bass, from the model's first full production year. The double pickup EB basses were not unpopular...
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1911 Gibson A-4

$1,500
Retrofret Stock # 7981. Gibson A-4 Model Carved Top Mandolin (1911), made in Kalamazoo, serial # 13238, sunburst top, dark stained back and sides finish, birch back and sides, spruce top, mahogany neck, original black hard shell case. The A-4 was Gibson's highest priced "A" style mandolin for much of the company's early history. This example is quite early, dating to 1911 when Gibson was just...
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