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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1943 C. F. Martin 000-28

$20,000
Retrofret Stock # 7513. C. F. Martin 000-28 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1943), made in Nazareth, PA, serial # 84457, natural lacquer finish, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, original black tolex hard shell case. Here is a superb delight in an original vintage Martin-a very well preserved 000-28 from 1943. While always a popular and...
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1965 Gibson SG SPECIAL

$2,800
Retrofret Stock # 7379. Gibson SG Special Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1965), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 520042, cherry lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. This gleaming cherry SG Special is a bit of a "transition" model as it was built in mid/late-1965, the last year of Gibson's classic electric era. The C-profile neck is the...
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1958 Magnatone Mark III Deluxe

$2,400
Retrofret Stock # 7480. Magnatone Mark III Deluxe Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1958), made in California, sunburst lacquer finish, hardwood body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original brown hard shell case. The Magnatone Mark III was the company's first entry into the 1950's solidbody stakes; this is the much rarer two-pickup version, the Mk III Deluxe. The original 1956-7 design...
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1965 Guild® F-30NT

$1,750
Retrofret Stock # 7463. Guild F-30-NT Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1965), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # 44652, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back, sides and neck; spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. The often very fine sounding Guild flattops of the 1960's are surprisingly hard to find these days, despite being a popular choice in their day. This is a 1965 natural-top...
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1959 Gibson ES-355-T

$16,500
Retrofret Stock # 7460. Gibson ES-355-T Model Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1959), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # A-31450, cherry lacquer finish, laminated maple body; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. The ES-355 was the flagship model of Gibson's most successful late-1950's innovation-the semi-solid electric guitar. Following quickly on the heels...
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1952 Gibson ES-125

$2,250
Retrofret Stock # 7432. Gibson ES-125 Model Arch Top Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1952), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # Z2863-15, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, laminated maple body, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black chipboard case. A very nice example of Gibson's ES-125, the company's "bread and butter" electric guitar during the late 1940's and early '50's. This...
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1959 Fender® Musicmaster™

$2,000
Retrofret Stock # 7431. Fender Musicmaster Model Solid Body Electric Guitar, c. 1959, made in Fullerton, California, serial # 31513, desert sand lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck, original brown tolex hard shell case. A good-playing and fairly early example of Fender's first student guitar�the unassuming but very functional Musicmaster. Built primarily to expand the company's hold on the...
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1966 Goya Rangemaster

$1,100
Retrofret Stock # 7412. Goya Rangemaster Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Italy, sunburst polyester finish, hardwood body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original molded blue plastic hard shell case. Overall length is 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm.), 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 24 3/4 in. (629...
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1965 Danelectro Silvertone Model 1448

$500
Retrofret Stock # 7266. Silvertone Model 1448 Model Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar and Amplifier Set, made by Danelectro (1965), made in Neptune, NJ, black lacquer with sparkles finish, masonite and pine body, poplar neck with rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. This is the less expensive of two models of the classic Danelectro-made Silvertone 1960's guitar, sold through Sears and the...
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1919 Kumalae Style 1

$275
Retrofret Stock # 7512. Kumalae Style 1 Model Soprano Ukulele, c. 1919, made in Hawaii, natural finish, koa wood body and neck. This is a fairly well-worn but quite early Kumalae ukulele, in good playing condition. The Style 1 was the lowest graded Kumalae, having no ornamentation except a contrasting wood soundhole ring triple line inlay. This is a fairly early example with the extremely...
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1926 Gibson UB-2

$950
Retrofret Stock # 7511. Gibson UB-2 Model Banjo Ukulele, c. 1926, made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, brown stain finish, laminated maple rim, maple neck, gig bag case. This is very nice early example of the UB-2, the first re-designed "Mastertone" era banjo-uke. This was the first model illustrated in Gibson's catalogs and quite likely the first one issued, followed shortly by the 6-inch rim UB-1 and...
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1928 Gibson UB-1

$750
Retrofret Stock # 7509. Gibson UB-1 Model Banjo Ukulele, c. 1928, made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, shaded maple finish, maple neck and rim, ebonized fingerboard. This model is one of our perennial favorites! Although the diminutive UB-1 (retailing originally at $10.00!) was the least expensive instrument Gibson ever offered, these are still very well-made and have a unique tone all to...
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1938 National & Regal Model 5

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Retrofret Stock # 7478. Model 5 Model Resophonic Guitar, made by National & Regal, c. 1938, made in Chicago, faux wood grain finish, laminated hardwood body, poplar neck, original black chipboard case. Overall length is 38 in. (96.5 cm.), 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale length is 25 in. (635 mm.). Width of...
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2015 Fender® Telecaster® Custom Classic '60's

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 7400. Fender Telecaster Custom Classic '60's Model Solid Body Electric Guitar, c. 2015, made in Japan, serial # JD16008417, Ice Blue Metallic lacquer 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...
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2014 Fender® Telecaster® Custom Classic '60's

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 7399. Fender Telecaster Custom Classic '60's Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (2014), made in Japan, serial # JD 16005314, Candy Apple Red lacquer 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. ...
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1937 Gibson L-0

$3,950
Retrofret Stock # 7260. Gibson L-0 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1937), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 1215C-57 (FON), black lacquer finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black tolex hard shell case. The 1937 L-0 stands as a fine example of Gibson's most popular Depression era flat-top guitars, both then and now. While this guitar was at...
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1921 Gibson Style GB

$3,800
Retrofret Stock # 6953. Gibson Style GB Model Guitar Banjo, c. 1921, made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 895, red sunburst varnish finish, laminated maple neck and rim, ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This imposing 1920's creation remains one of Gibson's more unusual instruments, and a something of a rarity. The original "Style GB" banjo guitar is not only an extremely...
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1963 Fender® Duo-Sonic

$2,400
Retrofret Stock # 7508. Fender Duo-Sonic Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1963), made in Fullerton, California, serial # L16669, sunburst lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original brown tolex hard shell case. This is a super example of the 1963 version of the original style Fender Duo-Sonic, the company's first two-pickup student guitar. By the end 1964 this...
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1964 Danelectro Silvertone Model 1444

$950
Retrofret Stock # 7413. Silvertone Model 1444 Model Electric Bass Guitar, made by Danelectro (1964), made in Neptune, NJ, serial # 3084, black lacquer finish, Masonite and pine body; poplar neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. The 1960's Silvertone Model 1444 Bass, nicknamed "Dolphin Nose" for its trademark drooping minimalist headstock was one of the most popular...
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1952 Gibson LG-1

$2,200
Retrofret Stock # 7310. Gibson LG-1 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar, c. 1952, made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, black chipboard case. Overall length is 39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm.), 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale...
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1999 Vox Mini XII

$1,200
Retrofret Stock # 7445. Vox Mini XII Model 12 String Electric Prototype Guitar (1999), made in USA, sunburst finish, Maple neck, rosewood board, Alder body, black gig bag case. This Mini XII guitar is a reissue of the original Vox Mando Guitar. The Vox Mando Guitar was one of the quirkier instruments to emerge from the JMI/Vox operation in the 1960's (And that's saying something!) The...
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2012 Gibson Advanced Jumbo AJ Pro

$1,800
Retrofret Stock # 7314. Gibson Advanced Jumbo AJ Pro Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (2012), made in Bozeman, Montana, serial # 10092029, sunburst top, natural back and sides finish, rosewood back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. Overall length is 41 in. (104.1 cm.), 16 in. (40.6 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm.)...
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1968 Guild® F-30NT

$2,400
Retrofret Stock # 7307. Guild F-30NT Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1968), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # AI-1931, natural lacquer finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard. The often very fine sounding Guild flattops of the 1960's are surprisingly hard to find these days, despite being a popular choice in their day. This is a 1968 natural-top F-30, the...
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1949 Gibson L-5N

$8,500
Retrofret Stock # 7479. Gibson L-5N Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1949), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # A-2844, natural lacquer finish, Burled maple back, sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This lovely just postwar Gibson is one of only 17 blonde L-5's shipped in 1949, and despite some visible signs of use remains nicely original and well...
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1950 Favilla -

$750
Retrofret Stock # 7440. Favilla Baritone Ukulele, c. 1950, made in New York, NY, natural lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, black chipboard case. Overall length is 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm.), 10 in. (25.4 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale length is 19 in. (483 mm.). Width of nut is 1 3/8 in. (35 mm.). All...
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1967 Vox Mark VI Acoustic

$1,950
Retrofret Stock # 7436. Vox Mark VI Acoustic Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1967), made in Italy, serial # 287338, cherry polyester finish, laminated maple body, maple neck with ebony fingerboard, original grey hard shell case. One of the all-time great "posing" guitars, the Vox Mark VI Acoustic is an instantly recognizable 1960's classic. Like most Vox guitars sold in the US, this...
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1938 Stradolin -

$800
Retrofret Stock # 7422. Stradolin Arch Top Mandolin, c. 1938, made in New York City, sunburst lacquer with stenciling finish, birch body, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. Overall length is 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm.), 10 1/4 in. (26 cm.) wide, and 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 13 1/2 in. (343 mm.). Width of nut is 1 3/16 in. (30 mm.). Very...
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1922 Gibson Style A

$1,250
Retrofret Stock # 7387. Gibson Style A Model Carved Top Mandolin (1922), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 69316, brown stain finish, birch back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, black hard shell case. Overall length is 25 3/4 in. (65.4 cm.), 10 1/4 in. (26 cm.) width, and 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 14 in. (356 mm.). ...
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1954 C. F. Martin 00-17

$3,250
Retrofret Stock # 7106. C. F. Martin 00-17 Model Acoustic Guitar (1954), made in Nazareth, PA, serial # 139246, natural lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, brown tolex hard shell case. This is a nice all-mahogany Martin 00 from the second half of 1954, with the typical crisply defined yet still warm sound these guitars are well known for. Typical Martin features for...
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1963 Gibson ES-330TD

$5,250
Retrofret Stock # 7474. Gibson ES-330TD Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1963), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 115825, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, laminated maple body; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black chipboard case. A super nice original example of a sunburst ES-330TD from 1963-a very good year for Gibson! This guitar has typical period...
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