Rumble Seat Music
Eliot Michael
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1966 Fender Precision Bass

This bass was purchased from the second owner who bought it in 1969! He referred to this bass as "Big Red" and used it is as his main instrument for decades, and it's easy to see why! A lightweight and resonant body with a rare "Custom Color" Candy Apple Red finish, this bass sounds as good as it looks. With a "transition" Fender logo, dark Rosewood board, and original case, this is a total...
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1966 fender Precision bass

One of the best mid-60's P-basses we've seen lately! This lightweight example has the perfect playing neck, with a dark rosewood fingeboard, tortoise guard, and even the original hang tag! Aside from being a great player with a phenomenal tone, this bass has one of the most intricately figured "birdseye" maple necks we've ever seen! Purchased from a prominent Nashville bass player, this...
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1973 Guild Starfire II

An incredibly clean example of Westerly, RI made Guild Starfire II. This 1973 model features a pair of Guild HB-1 Humbucking pickups, semi-hollow mahogany body with a single "Florentine" cutaway, and a great playing bound neck with a dark rosewood fingerboard. These guitars were go-tos for player's as varied as Buddy Guy, Dave Davies, and Jerry Garcia to name a few.
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1959 Hofner Club 50

A beautiful and rare early Hofner guitar! Made in Germany, Hofner guitars were sold by Selmer instruments in England, and this 1959 Club 50 model is similar to guitars owned by players like George Harrison and Richie Blackmore early in their careers. This guitar features a fully hollow and lightweight Les Paul-inspired body with beautifully flamed maple back and sides, tortoiseshell pick guard...
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1962 Fender Precision bass

Just in is this incredible, one-owner 1962 Fender Precision Bass! This instrument was purchased from the original owner, and includes photos of her with the bass. With a beautiful 3-tone sunburst finish, tortoiseshell pickguard, rosewood fingerboard with clay dot inlays, and "Spaghetti" logo, this is a prime example of the coveted early '60's P-basses that have been the instrument of choice for...
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2013 PRS Rumble Seat Music

We're happy to have this guitar back in the store! This is the prototype to a run designed with PRS and RSM that was never fully put into production. Truly a one of a kind instrument, this guitar features a perfect "1959" spec neck, "birds in flight" inlays, and a beautiful flamed maple top. Definitely one of the best sounding PRS guitars we've ever had!
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1966 Fender Stratocaster

A fantastic playing "transition" era Stratocaster, this 1966 example features the perfect playing neck and dark rosewood fingerboard. A professional refret makes this guitar incredibly easy to play, while the original single coil pickups and three-way switch provide all the Strat tone you'd hope for in a Hendrix-era Stratocaster. The three-tone sunburst finish, large headstock, and transition...
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1966 Gibson ES-345

One of the cleanest examples of "Sparkling Burgundy" finish we've seen on a Gibson ES model. This stunning 1966 ES-345 features the original stereo wiring and "Varitone" switch, perfect for dialing in sounds from BB and Freddie King to Chuck Berry and so many others who have made this guitar their instrument of choice. The rare "Sparkling Burgundy" finish is unfaded and vibrant, and the gold...
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1967 Gibson J-45

One of the best sounding "player's" J-45s we've ever had! This 1967 example features a great playing neck, spruce top, and mahogany back and sides, giving it the perfect Gibson flat top sound that can be heard on so many classic recordings from the Beatles and Stones to countless country artists. A perfect acoustic guitar for player's who alternate between strumming and finger picking or lead...
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1954 Gibson Ultratone

This is perhaps the cleanest example of a 50's Ultratone steel we've seen! The original bakelite covers are both present and in beautiful condition, and the P-90 pickup screams! This model features the same "barrel" knobs and "Single Line" Kluson tuners as a Les Paul Standard model, as well as a brown Lifton case.
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1950 Martin 5-18

The smallest guitar from the Martin catalog! This 1950 5-18 features a very comfortable 21.25" scale length neck and 16" long body. Designed as student guitars, this model gained notoriety when it became the instrument of choice for Marty Robbins. A great playing instrument with a deceptively large tone!
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1965 Gibson L-48

One of the best sounding archtops in the shop! This mahogany top L-48 has a dry, balanced tone that will cut through any blend of instruments. The early-65 neck profile plays very comfortably, and the dark Brazilian rosewood board, nickel "Trapeze" tailpiece, "Single-line" Kluson tuners, and beatufiul 3-tone sunburst finish ensure this instrument looks as good as it sounds. A very clean L-48,...
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1965 Fender Jaguar

This is an incredible, rare "transitional" era Jaguar in a beautiful "Custom Color" Candy Apple Red finish with a matching headstock! It features a bound dark Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays, transition Fender logo, three-ply white pickgurd, and the original hardshell case. The guitar has two small areas of touch up but is otherwise fully original. A great playing medium "C"...
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~1970 Ventura B-370

This is a fantastic Japanese-made Ventura archtop electric guitar. Similar to the Barney Kessel model, this guitar features a fully hollow body with two sharp "Florentine" cutaways, a pair of humbucking pickups, floating bridge and "Trapeze" tailpiece with "V" badge. Perfect for everything from Jazz comping to rock n' roll, this guitar includes a hardshell case.
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2001 Martin HD-28 VS

A fantastic Martin Dreadnaught, this "Slot head" HD-28 is a faithful recreation of the "herringbone" era D-28. The beautiful spruce top and rosewood back and sides deliver the balanced tone and projection that have made these the preferred guitar for players in all styles.
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Gil Yaron Bone '59

Long revered for the quality of his '59 spec guitars, Gil Yaron has made a name for himself as a quality luthier using period correct materials and methods. This Bone 59 model features a beautifully flamed maple top, dark brazilian rosewood board, and a light weight and resonant mahogany body. The neck is a perfect '59 profile, making this guitar an incredible player. These have become...
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1970 Fender Telecaster

This early 1970 Telecaster has aged to a color not found in nature! This has been played for many years in bars across New York state and the beautiful patina gives this guitar a vibe you simply can't fake. If you're a player looking for a great sounding and playing vintage Tele with a killer look, this guitar is tough to beat. The guitar features an original smoked-out "Blonde" finish, maple...
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2019 Mondell Tall Top Rattle Plate

This is a custom made guitar by renowned American luthier Robert Mondell! The Beautiful quilted kosi kosi body is accented by a recessed metal top featuring Modell's distsinct "rattle plate" center cavity, giving the guitar a musical, resonator-like overtone. With a pair of Arcane humbuckers, kosi kosi neck, rosewood fingerboard and metal binding, this guitar is as much a great sounding guitar as...
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1972 Ernie Ball Earthwood Bass

These Earthwood Series Bass guitars are very rare and hard to find! They were first only sold to Dealers as a Guitar and Bass combo. We have had a few through the years but haven't seen one in atleast 8 years. We are happy to have received this one from the wife of the original owner and it is the Best one we ever had! A bit on the big side but it sounds Incredible and set up to play Great!
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1969 Gibson ES-345

This is a great example of a "transitional" ES-345. The great playing neck has a small volute, but this guitar pre-dates the later "Made in USA" Stamp found on 1970 models, and the guitar has the earlier orange Gibson label. The pair of "T-top" humbuckers, stereo wiring, and "Varitone" Switch allow for a huge variety of sounds, which has led to the 345 becoming the preferred guitar of so many...
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2008 Gibson Les Paul Custom Jimmy Page

Part of a limited run of only 500 guitars, this Custom Shop Les Paul Custom is a faithful tribute to the guitar Jimmy Page employed on countless songs as a session musician, as well as his seminal early work with Led Zeppelin. This guitar is in Like-New condition and includes a COA as well as all original case candy. This is truly a guitar worthy of a legend!
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1960 Hofner 500/5 Presidential Bass

A gorgeous example of the bass most often associated with Stuart Stutcliffe; the original bass player in the Beatles! The pair of "Diamond Logo" hofner pickups deliver the distinctive sound for which Hofner basses are known, while the single cutaway, 17" body and short scale neck make this a very resonant instrument both acoustically and plugged in. A fantastic example of this rare bass!
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1971 Martin D-41

One of the best sounding 70's Martin Dreadnaughts we've had! This incredible D-41 features a gorgeous rosewood back and sides with an intricately double bound body and rosette, hexagon fingerboard inlays, and vertical headstock logo. The instrument of choice for countless stars of country and bluegrass music, this guitar makes a strong visual statement that is fully backed up by the loud, even...
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1964 Hofner 500/1 Beatle Bass

The bass behind the sound of some of the most memorable bass lines in music history! This Hofner 500/1 is the perfect instrument for capturing the distinctive Paul McCartney bass tone. This example plays great and the original "staple" pickups sound fantastic! This is a great example of an iconic instrument.
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2015 Gibson Les Paul Vic Dapra '59 Stickshift

Part of a limited run of aged '59 Les Pauls, this 2015 Vic Dapra model is a reproduction of a factory bigsby equipped "burst". This guitar features a stunning and deeply flamed maple top, aged cherry sunburst finish, and the perfect '59 neck! A lighweight and resonant guitar, this is one of the better sounding R9's we've had. The original pickups are included along with a set of Duncan Custom...
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2008 PRS SC-J Thinline

Part of an extremely limited run, this 2008 PRS Thinline features a beautifully flamed maple body, gorgeous wood binding, and a rare factory Bigsby tailpiece. This gis a one-owner instrument and is in fantastic shape. A unique work of art and a great playing guitar!
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1956 Gibson Les Paul Jr.

An incredible sounding Single-Cut Les Paul Junior! This 1956 model features the perfect neck shape; a soft "V" profile with a professionally re-fretted fingerboard, this is definitely one of the better playing Jr.'s we have. The original "Sunburst" finish is bright and vibrant and the mahogany body is resonant and lively, even when played un-plugged. A previous owner installed a Bigsby tailpiece...
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1965 Gibson ES-125 CD

A rare, full-size body ES-125, this guitar is similar to a p90 equipped ES-175. With a single Florentine cutaway, two incredible sounding "dog ear" P90 pickups, and a great playing neck, this guitar can cover everything from smooth jazz to George Thorogood style blues, rockabilly, and all things between! A newer set of Gibson Kluson-style tuners was added and the guitar includes a hardshell case
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1958 Gibson ES-335

One of the best playing early "Dot Neck" ES-335 guitars we've ever had, this incredible 1958/early '59 ES-335 has been used on countless recording sessions in Nashville. This guitar features the later and more desirable 1958 neck angle with binding, a comfortable '59 neck profile, and pearl "dot" inlays. It includes the original stop tail piece as well as a Bigsby tremolo added early on in the...
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1965 Fender Stratocaster

This is a fantastic example of a "Custom Color" Fender Stratocaster. It features a beautiful "Olympic White" finish, with a dark rosewood fingerboard, pearl-dot inlays, "transition" logo, early "L" plate serial number, and a three-ply white pickguard. If you're looking for a Hendrix or Stevie Ray tone, this is the closest it gets! This guitar has a perfect feeling "C" shape neck with a...
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