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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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1952 C. F. Martin 000-18

$3,850
Retrofret Stock # 8117. C. F. Martin 000-18 Model Acoustic Guitar (1952), made in Nazareth, PA, serial # 125319, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top; rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. On the whole the auditorium-sized 000-18 is not one of Martin's rarer or more storied creations, but to many players and Martin fans constitutes one of the company's most...
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1966 Guild Starfire IV

$2,400
Retrofret Stock # 8205. Guild Starfire IV Model Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # EL-592, cherry lacquer finish, laminated mahogany body, laminated mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. The Starfire series has been Guild's most consistently successful electric guitar line since its inception, and was by far the company's...
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1958 Guild X-150 Gold

$2,650
Retrofret Stock # 8191. Guild X-150 Gold Model Arch Top Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1958), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # 6267, gold lacquer finish, laminated maple body, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, brown tolex hard shell case. It's a Guild´┐Żand it's Gold! It's a Gold Guild. That's just something one rarely gets to say. This 1958 Guild X-150 is resplendent in an optional but rarely...
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1979 Hondo II Longhorn

$650
Retrofret Stock # 8169. Hondo II Longhorn Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1979), made in Japan, serial # 1010296, sunburst finish, hardwood body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, original brown tolex hard shell case. Overall length is 38 1/4 in. (97.2 cm.), 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 24 1/2 in. (622 mm.). ...
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1949 Gibson LG-2

$3,950
Retrofret Stock # 7666. Gibson LG-2 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1949), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 1996-31, sunburst lacquer finish, Mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood bridge and fingerboard, original brown alligator chipboard case. Overall length is 39 1/8 in. (99.4 cm.), 14 3/16 in. (36 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) in depth at side, taken at...
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1968 Guild M-20

$1,800
Retrofret Stock # 8203. Guild M-20 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar, c. 1968, made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # AH-2343, natural mahogany finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, black chipboard case. Good examples of the often very fine sounding Guild flattops of the 1960's can be surprisingly hard to find these days. The M-20 was Guild's least expensive guitar in the 1950's and '60's...
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1946 Epiphone Deluxe

$6,000
Retrofret Stock # 8201. Epiphone Deluxe Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1946), made in New York City, serial # 54680, sunburst lacquer finish, curly maple back and sides, spruce top; laminated maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. Original high-end acoustic arch-top Epiphone guitars were very popular among professional users when new but nice examples are...
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1966 Guild F-20-NT

$2,400
Retrofret Stock # 8185. Guild F-20NT Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1966), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # AG-1507, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top; rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. Good examples of the often very fine sounding Guild flattops of the 1960's can be surprisingly hard to find these days; now as then they represent one of the best bargains...
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1954 C. F. Martin 0-18

$3,950
Retrofret Stock # 7794. C. F. Martin 0-18 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1954), made in Nazareth, PA, serial # 137510, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, original brown alligator chipboard case. This is a lovely little Martin 0-18 from the first half of the 1950's, some years before the "Folk era" when the Kingston Trio made the Martin...
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1967 Epiphone Casino E-230TDC

$5,000
Retrofret Stock # 8198. Epiphone Casino E-230TDC Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1967), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 893534, cherry lacquer finish, laminated maple body, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. The 1960s Epiphone Casino and its Gibson twin the ES-330TD are great-sounding, highly versatile guitars -- one of Kalamazoo's most original and...
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1938 Gibson L-50

$2,600
Retrofret Stock # 8192. Gibson L-50 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1938), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 1262C-18, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, Spruce top, Maple back and sides, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. In the depths of the Great Depression, Gibson had a pressing need to develop more affordable guitars, and the (originally) $50 L-50 was one...
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1965 Guild Starfire III

$2,450
Retrofret Stock # 8186. Guild Starfire III Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1965), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # 42645, cherry lacquer finish, Laminated mahogany body, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This is a very fine example of an early 1965 single cutaway Guild Starfire III, one of the company's 1960's mainstays. The Starfire III is a fully...
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2010 Gretsch G-6136T White Falcon

$2,750
Retrofret Stock # 8190. Gretsch G-6136T White Falcon Model Arch Top Hollow Body Electric Guitar (2010), made in Japan, serial # JT10081916, white finish, laminated maple body and neck, ebony fingerboard, original black tolex hard shell case. This Terada-made Gretsch is a nice and quite accurate re-creation of the iconic 1950s White Falcon, often considered the original Brooklyn company's...
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1953 Premier Model 120

$750
Retrofret Stock # 7070. Premier Model 120 Model Tube Amplifier (1953), made in New York City, serial # 233205, two-tone vinyl finish. Height is 22 1/2 in. (57.2 cm.), 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) width, and 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.) deep. Just serviced, with a new 3-prong cable and some cap work but a pretty original piece overall. On knob is replaced (in slightly psychedelic fashion) otherwise externally...
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1962 Gibson LG-0

$1,250
Retrofret Stock # 8188. Gibson LG-0 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1962), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 55571, natural lacquer finish, mahogany body, top and neck, rosewood fingerboard, original brown alligator grain chipboard case. This is a superb and all-original example of Gibson's least expensive flat-top from the 1960s, the LG-0. Intended for students, it features all mahogany...
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1958 D'Angelico Excel Cutaway

$37,500
Retrofret Stock # 7882. D'Angelico Excel Cutaway Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1958), made in New York City, serial # 2056, natural lacquer finish, maple back, sides and neck, spruce top, ebony fingerboard, period black hard shell case. This beautiful blonde cutaway D'Angelico Excel is a wonderful example of this builder's best work, as well as a simply fantastic player's guitar. John...
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2006 Fender Precision Bass PB-57

$950
Retrofret Stock # 7727. Fender Precision Bass PB-57 Model Solid Body Electric Bass Guitar (2006), made in Japan, serial # S026653, two-tone sunburst lacquer finish, hardwood body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, black gig bag case. Overall length is 46 in. (116.8 cm.), 13 in. (33 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 34 in....
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1935 Kalamazoo KK-31

$3,750
Retrofret Stock # 8003. Kalamazoo KK-31 Model Mandocello (1935), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 351-A-10 (FON), sunburst lacquer finish, ,ahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top, original brown chipboard case. Overall length is 41 in. (104.1 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 in. (629 mm.). ...
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1956 C. F. Martin 00-17

$3,650
Retrofret Stock # 8184. C. F. Martin 00-17 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1956), made in Nazareth, PA, serial # 147912, dark mahogany finish, Mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. This is a nicely preserved Martin 00-17 from early 1956, just past its 60th birthday! This guitar rings with the crisply defined yet still warm and round sound these all-mahogany guitars...
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1965 Danelectro Bellzouki Model 7010

$1,100
Retrofret Stock # 8164. Danelectro Bellzouki Model 7010 Model 12 String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1965), made in Neptune, NJ, serial # 3125, brown sunburst lacquer finish, masonite and pine body, poplar neck with rosewood fingerboard. One of Danelectro's most interesting and original guitars was this rather unique creation: the Bellzouki. This was the FIRST electric 12-string ever...
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1931 Kay Kay Kraft Style A

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 7667. Kay Kay Kraft Style A Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar, c. 1931, made in Chicago, sunburst lacquer with stenciling finish, laminated mahogany body, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebonized maple fingerboard, original black chipboard case. This is a well-preserved example of Kay's signature early-'30s line of asymmetrical-bodied round hole arch-tops, in this case carrying...
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1966 Vox Mark VI Acoustic

$1,650
Retrofret Stock # 8177. Vox Mark VI Acoustic Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Italy, sunburst polyester finish, laminated maple body, maple neck with ebony fingerboard, period hard shell case. One of the all-time great "posing" guitars, the Vox Mark VI is an instantly recognizable 1960s classic. Like most Vox guitars sold in the US, this hollow body teardrop was built...
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1966 Vox Panther

$750
Retrofret Stock # 8176. Vox Panther Model Solid Body Electric Bass Guitar (1966), made in Italy, serial # 304173, sunburst polyester finish, mahogany body, maple neck with ebony fingerboard, original grey tolex hard shell case. While there are not many bass guitars we'd describe as "cute," the diminutive Vox Panther certainly qualifies. The Panther is the Italian-made descendant of one of the...
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1967 Kay K-75

$275
Retrofret Stock # 6819. Kay K-75 Model 5 String Banjo, c. 1967, made in Chicago, red/black sunburst finish, composite rim, maple resonator and neck with rosewood fingerboard, black chipboard case. Overall length is 38 in. (96.5 cm.), 11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter head, and 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 27 in. (686 mm.). Width of nut is 1 1/8 in. (29...
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1961 Harmony Meteor H-70

$1,350
Retrofret Stock # 8172. Harmony Meteor H-70 Model Arch Top Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1961), made in Chicago, serial # 1775H70, sunburst lacquer finish, laminated maple body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original two-tone chipboard case. This is a nice and fairly early example of a true Harmony classic, the H-70 Meteor. Introduced in 1958, the Meteor was the first of the thinline...
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2011 Epiphone Jack Casady Signature

$1,500
Retrofret Stock # 8171. Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Model Hollow Body Electric Bass Guitar (2011), made in Korea, serial # 1107212016, metallic gold top, dark mahogany body and neck finish, laminated maple body, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black tolex hard shell case. Overall length is 46 1/16 in. (117 cm.), 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 5/8 in. (4.1...
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1954 Gibson LG-2 3/4

$3,000
Retrofret Stock # 7502. Gibson LG-2 3/4 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1954), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # X7294-13, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, period black chipboard case. OK, Gibsons really don't come much cuter than this! The diminutive 3/4 LG-2 is the company's equivalent to Martin's 5-18, and although...
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2005 Fender Stratocaster Rory Gallagher Signature

$3,500
Retrofret Stock # 8168. Fender Stratocaster Rory Gallagher Signature Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (2005), made in Fullerton, California, serial # R20120, natural stain with applique finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original brown tolex hard shell case. Overall length is 39 3/4 in. (101 cm.), 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.) deep. ...
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1990 Gibson Firebird V

$2,000
Retrofret Stock # 8167. Gibson Firebird V Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1990), made in Nashville, TN, serial # 91340722, sunburst lacquer finish, laminated mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, original brown tolex hard shell case. Overall length is 45 in. (114.3 cm.), 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length...
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2000 Fender Blue Floral Telecaster

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 8165. Fender Blue Floral Telecaster Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (2000), made in Japan, serial # P075875, Blue floral metallic paper with overcoat of clear acrylic finish, hardwood body, maple neck, black gig bag case. Overall length is 38 3/4 in. (98.4 cm.), 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length...
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