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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1980 Gibson ES-175D

$3,250
Retrofret Stock # 7646. Gibson ES-175D Model Arch Top Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1980), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 81220060, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, laminated maple body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. A super clean example of a 1980 ES-175 D, Gibson's perennial "working man's" electric archtop. This dark tobacco sunburst beauty is from the...
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1966 Gibson ES-330TD

$4,250
Retrofret Stock # 7645. Gibson ES-330TD Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 822692, sunburst lacquer finish, laminated maple body; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black chipboard case. A nice original example of a cherry ES-330 from 1966. This guitar has typical period features including a bright, rich cherry red finish...
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1957 Gibson CF-100e

$5,500
Retrofret Stock # 7644. Gibson CF-100E Model Flat Top Acoustic-Electric Guitar (1957), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # U1317-10, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany body and neck, spruce top; rosewood fingerboard, original brown tolex hard shell case. Here is a superb example of an uncommon Gibson flattop from the 1950's, the CF-100-E. This is a most unusual guitar for its...
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1986 Fender® Telecaster® 1952 Re-issue

$1,350
Retrofret Stock # 7643. Fender Telecaster 1952 Re-issue Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1986), made in Japan, serial # A051218, blonde finish, hardwood body, maple neck, 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. (648 mm.). Width of nut is 1 5/8...
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1985 Fender® Telecaster® Thinline 1969 Re-Issue

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Retrofret Stock # 7642. Fender Telecaster Thinline 1969 Re-Issue Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1985), made in Japan, serial # A071799, natural finish, mahogany body, maple neck, black gig bag case. Overall length is 38 3/4 in. (98.4 cm.), 12 11/16 in. (32.2 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. (648 mm.). Width of nut...
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1964 Gibson J-200

$9,500
Retrofret Stock # 7637. Gibson J-200 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1964), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 68490, sunburst lacquer finish, maple body and neck, spruce top, Brazilian rosewood bridge and fingerboard, original black hard shell case. Overall length is 42 1/4 in. (107.3 cm.), 17 in. (43.2 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end...
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1963 Gibson SG Custom

$16,500
Retrofret Stock # 7633. Gibson SG Custom Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1963), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 148256, white lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. Overall length is 39 3/4 in. (101 cm.), 13 1/4 in. (33.6 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....
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1890 S. S. Stewart -

$1,600
Retrofret Stock # 7552. S. S. Stewart Banjeaurine, c. 1890, made in Philadelphia, serial # 5634, natural finish, spunover rim,cherry wood neck with ebony fingerboard, gig bag case. The Banjeurine was essentially the creation of Philadelphia's S.S. Stewart, and this is a lovely example of his factory's work. With a short scale neck but full size head these instruments were meant to be tuned to...
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1915 Gibson L-4

$4,500
Retrofret Stock # 7100. Gibson L-4 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1915), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 27406, 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. Overall length is 38 3/4 in. (98.4 cm.), 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) in depth at...
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1959 Fender® Esquire Custom

$17,500
Retrofret Stock # 4192. Fender Esquire Custom Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1959), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 38525, sunburst lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original tweed hard shell case. Here is one of our very favorite Fenders; a 1959 bound-body sunburst Custom Esquire. This is a very early example of this relatively rare variation, with no...
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2016 Fender® Stratocaster® Classic '60's

$1,100
Retrofret Stock # 7639. Fender Stratocaster Classic '60's Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (2016), made in Japan, serial # JD16004699, Shell Pink finish, hardwood body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black gig bag case. Overall length is 39 in. (99.1 cm.), 13 in. (33 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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1965 Fender® Jaguar®

$3,400
Retrofret Stock # 7627. Fender Jaguar Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1965), made in Fullerton, California, serial # L81668, sunburst lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, black gig bag case. This is a well played but definitely well loved *just* CBS-era Jaguar, showing wear but in overall fine playing condition. It was built not long after the Fender sell-out to...
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1962 Gibson ES-330 TDC

$6,250
Retrofret Stock # 7629. Gibson ES-330 TDC Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1962), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 83286, cherry lacquer finish, laminated maple body, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, original black tolex hard shell case. This is an amazingly nice all-original example of an ES-330TDC from 1962, in superb condition with transitional mix of features specific to...
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1925 Gibson F-4

$8,500
Retrofret Stock # 7602. Gibson F-4 Model Carved Top Mandolin (1925), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 77537, sunburst varnish finish, maple back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. As Gibson mandolins go there are not many more hallowed instruments than a Style F-4 Artist model from the company's "Lloyd Loar" period. This is a...
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1966 Goya Rangemaster Model 113SB

$950
Retrofret Stock # 7630. Goya Rangemaster Model 113SB Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Italy, serial # 1345, sunburst polyester finish, hardwood body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original molded 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...
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Lace Sensor Ultra Slim Acoustic

$185
Retrofret Stock # 7138. Lace Sensor Ultra Slim Acoustic Model Magnetic Pickup, made in California, chrome finish. The Lace Ultra Slim Acoustic is the pickup solution where other pickups won't work. Magnetically balanced for acoustic strings and utilizing dual Lace Sensor combs for quiet humbucking operation. The Ultra Slim Acoustic mounts with double-stick tape and features a quality endpin...
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1950 Stradolin Model 420

$650
Retrofret Stock # 7626. Stradolin Model 420 Model Arch Top Mandolin, c. 1950, made in New York City, natural lacquer finish, laminated mahogany body; poplar neck with rosewood fingerboard. Overall length is 25 3/16 in. (64 cm.), 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) width, and 2 in. (5.1 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 13 3/4 in. (349 mm.). Width of nut is 1 3/16 in. (30 mm.). Very...
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1961 Gibson ES-335TDC

$28,000
Retrofret Stock # 7607. Gibson ES-335TDC Model Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1961), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 21745, cherry red lacquer finish, laminated maple body, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original brown tolex hard shell case. This is a lovely example of one of Gibson's absolute classic electric guitars-an ES-335 from 1961, with features typical for that year....
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1970 Guild® M-65D Special

$2,500
Retrofret Stock # 7604. Guild M-65D Special Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1970), made in Westerly, RI, serial # ED-440, sunburst lacquer finish, laminated maple body; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black chipboard case. This Guild M-65D is a very obscure but great playing little guitar, with a small fully hollow F-hole body fairly unusual in the 1960's. This...
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2016 Earthquaker Ghost Echo

$159
Retrofret Stock # 7373. Earthquaker Ghost Echo Model Reverb Effect (2016), made in Akron, Ohio, serial # 3851, Black with rainbow sparkle finish. Overall length is 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.), 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.) width, and 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm.) high. New Condition.
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1967 Fender® Telecaster®

$8,250
Retrofret Stock # 7605. Fender Telecaster Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1967), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 187804, Blonde lacquer finish, ash body, maple neck with maple cap fingerboard, original black tolex hard shell case. This nicely preserved Telecaster was built just over two years after Fender became CBS/Fender, and is still a wonderful instrument in the grand Leo...
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1966 Guild® X-175 BL

$2,750
Retrofret Stock # 7597. Guild X-175 BL Model Arch Top Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # EG-119, natural lacquer finish, maple body, spruce top; laminated mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black tolex hard shell case. The X-175 is one of the Guild company's most venerable designs, a full-body two pickup electric archtop at home both as a straight jazz guitar...
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1966 Guild® X-175

$2,950
Retrofret Stock # 7583. Guild X-175 Model Arch Top Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # EG-125, sunburst lacquer finish, maple body, spruce top; laminated mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. The X-175 is one of Guild's most venerable designs, a full-body two pickup electric archtop at home both as a straight jazz guitar and in...
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1960 Fender® Jazzmaster™

$7,250
Retrofret Stock # 7579. Fender Jazzmaster Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1960), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 45299, sunburst lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, original tweed hard shell case. This is a fairly well-played but nicely preserved all original early slab-board Jazzmaster, a lovely example of the second generation of this model with the...
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1895 W. A. Cole Eclipse Model 2500

$2,250
Retrofret Stock # 6291. W. A. Cole Eclipse Model 2500 Model 5 String Banjo (1895), made in Boston, Mass., serial # 2375, black varnish finish, laminated maple half-spun rim, mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard. This is a very nice example of an 1890's Cole's Eclipse model 2500, similar to but not quite as fancy as the model just above it in the line-the famous Model 3000 with the iconic...
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2016 Earthquaker Tentacle

$125
Retrofret Stock # 7369. Earthquaker Tentacle Model octave up Effect (2016), made in Akron, Ohio, serial # 1077, Turquoise finish. Overall length is 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.), 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) width, and 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high. Overall New Condition.
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1914 Gibson Style A-1

$1,000
Retrofret Stock # 6168. Gibson Style A-1 Model Carved Top Mandolin (1914), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 26639, natural top, cherry stained back and sides finish, birch back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, black hard shell case. Overall length is 25 7/8 in. (65.7 cm.), 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) width, and 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. ...
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1966 Gibson ES-330TD

$4,250
Retrofret Stock # 7572. Gibson ES-330TD Model Thinline Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 410858, sunburst lacquer finish, laminated maple body; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black chipboard case. This is a nice original example of a sunburst ES-330 from 1966. This guitar has typical period features including a medium/dark "iced tea"...
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1954 Rickenbacker S-100

$650
Retrofret Stock # 7574. Rickenbacker S-100 Model Lap Steel Electric Guitar (1954), made in Los Angeles, California, serial # U6558, Fleckstone finish, hardwood body, original grey/green hard shell case. Overall length is 29 1/4 in. (74.3 cm.), 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) width, and 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 22 1/2 in. (572 mm.). Width of nut is 2 1/4 in....
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1963 Epiphone Wilshire

$5,500
Retrofret Stock # 3520. Epiphone Wilshire Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1963), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 122748, cherry lacquer finish, mahogany body and neck, rosewood fingerboard, black tolex hard shell case. One of the rarer and more interesting solidbodies to come out of Kalamazoo in the early 1960's, the early Epiphone Wilshire is an often overlooked P-90 tone machine. The...
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