The Music Emporium
Joe Caruso
781-860-0049
Lexington, MA
12:42 PM
Regular Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday: 11am-6pm Wednesday and Thursday: 11am-8pm Sunday: Closed

We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover directly for phone, email orders and in store purchases. Secure on line payments can also be made through our PayPal account. We will gladly accept personal checks but there may be a shipment delay while the check clears our bank. For international purchases, we strongly encourage Wire Transfers but in some cases will accept the above payment methods. To wire money directly to our bank, contact us for bank info.

We ship all instruments with a 48-hour approval period during which time you can comfortably evaluate your purchase and determine if it's right for you. The prices listed on our website do not include shipping charges or any applicable taxes, duties, or custom fees. Instruments shipped within MA are subject to a 6.25% sales tax. All out-of-state shipments are tax-free though we do recommend you look into your individual state's tax codes to determine any tax liabilities. The Music Emporium has been shipping guitars around the world for 40+ years. Your instrument will be expertly packed and shipped via FedEx, UPS, or US Post, depending on the destination and level of service. If you have a preferred method not listed here, please let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate.

Upon receiving your instrument, please inspect it to insure that the condition of the instrument is as described in your communication with us. Please contact us immediately via phone or email if you find any damage to the case or instrument that wasn't previously disclosed at time of purchase. If you decide to return the instrument, you must notify us via phone or email within 48 hours of delivery. We'll instruct you on how to make the return. Please pack the instrument in the same manner in which it was received, using all supplied packing materials, Unless instructed otherwise, you must ship the instrument using the same service in which it was delivered (Next day, Ground etc.) and insure it for its full value. The Music Emporium will issue a refund for the full purchase price once the instrument arrives, provided it arrives in the condition in which it left our shop. All shipping charges will be the responsibility of the customer.

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2015 Collings 360 LT

$2,650
Killer-sounding Collings 360 LT featuring Lollar Gold Foil pickups just into the shop! Overall condition is near-mint; and there's barely a swirl on the guitar's finish to distinguish it from something that's showroom-fresh. The Gold Foils provide beautiful, detailed punch, that can run the gamut from Frisell-inspired jazz tones to Crazy-Horse crunch depending on how you like to finesse the...
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1950 Gibson J-45

$5,500
Outstanding player's Gibson J-45 just into the shop! This guitar, produced in 1950, has been played heavily but remains crack-free. It's seen a bit of work during its time: replacement tuners, maple bridge plate and strap button installed/removed from neck heel. The bridge has been re-contoured at some point, but it's functional and looks good. The action favors a flatpicker: it measures 3.5/32"...
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2013 Collings City Limits

$3,250
Pre-owned Collings City Limits in Amber 'Burst just into the shop! This 2013 model has been lovingly played and maintained -- and it remains in excellent condition with no blemishes to speak of. Used CLs typically don't last very long; and if you're looking for the best LP-style guitar being made at the boutique level this is a great chance to grab one at a nicely discounted price. With its...
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2017 Suhr Modern

$3,950
Always exciting to have a Suhr in the shop. We just took this one in trade and felt it was pretty Music Emporium worthy with its stunning Guatamalan rosewood top! This 2017 Modern was a limited run and features a bound Guatamalan rosewood top on a 2-piece basswood body, 3a Roasted Birdseye maple neck with a 10"-14" compound radius Indian rosewood fretboard, 22 jumbo stainless frets, Gotoh 510...
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1965 Fender Stratocaster

$30,000
All-original 1965 Fender Stratocaster in a stunning Lake Placid Blue just in! Is there anything cooler than an aged Lake Placid Blue? Just gorgeous. Lightweight and very resonant, this guitar plays great and sounds fantastic. The frets are in great shape for their age and the electronics work as they should. We'll let Andy's pics and Kevin Barry's incredible playing tell the rest of the...
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1965 Fender Stratocaster

$30,000
A very unique, all-original 1965 Fender Stratocaster in Olympic White w/tortoise guard and gold hardware just in! There's an amazing SRV at Austin City Limits vibe with this one, no? Lightweight and very resonant, this guitar plays great and sounds fantastic. The frets are in great shape for their age and the electronics work as they should. We'll let Andy's pics and Kevin Barry's...
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1964 Fender Stratocaster

$34,000
All-original 1964 Fender Stratocaster in a killer looking Candy Red custom color finish just in! Lightweight and very resonant, this guitar plays great and sounds fantastic. The frets are in great shape for their age and the electronics work as they should. We'll let Andy's pics and Kevin Barry's incredible playing tell the rest of the story. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you'd...
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1964 Fender Stratocaster

$35,000
All-original 1964 Fender Stratocaster in one of our favorite custom colors - Fiesta Red! (Michael Landau fans, this is the one and yes, we're a little giddy). Lightweight and very resonant, this guitar plays great and sounds fantastic. The frets are in great shape for their age and the electronics work as they should. We'll let Andy's pics and Kevin Barry's incredible playing tell the rest...
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2015 Gibson Custom Johnny A Sunburst

$4,200
This 2015 Gibson Custom Johnny A Sunburst might be one of our favorites of the one we've had pass through the shop! It's an example of a great, modern-production Gibson and the more traditional look is what really seals the deal for us. What initially grabs you is the look - familiar, yet a little different somehow. Upon further inspection you notice some really nice, subtle details: the...
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2013 Echopark El Cabillo #3

$4,000
2013 Echopark  El Cabillo #3 20 % off
Fans of late 50s Gibson Juniors will find a lot to love about this 2013 Pelham Blue Echopark El Cabillo - serial number 3! What Gabriel Currie adds to the classic LP Jr / Special recipe with this El Cabillo is style, vibe, and a touch of modern versatility thinks to the fantastic sounding Filter'Tron neck pickup. This is an extremely resonant guitar that feels great in your hands the second...
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Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt Dennis Galusz

$5,300
Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt Dennis Galusz 15 % off
Looking for a top-of-the-line Custom Shop Tele? Best-of-the-best? Read on... Fender's Masterbuilt series are the pinnacle of the Custom Shop's work. Master-builder Dennis Galuszka made this wonderful '55 Esquire Relic and the hands-on time is evident from the second you pick it up. There's just that extra 10% that's hard to put your finger on, but it's there. Having played so many guitars over...
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2015 Jackson McFly

$1,550
This gently used 2015 Jackson McFly utilizes an original circuit based on the classic Tweeds and Blackfaces of yesteryear and has a staggering amount of flexibility, always with stellar results. The McFly's 6SN7 preamp tube replicates the the precursor to the modern 9 pin 12AX7 preamp tubes, giving it the wide frequency response it's known for. The preamp's two operating modes (50’s and 60’s)...
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2014 Fender 1954 Stratocaster NOS

$3,000
Easily one of the nicest Custom Shop Strats to grace our shop just in on consignment! Being a 1954 reissue, this guitar sports a chunky, but incredibly comfortable, satin finished maple neck. Fat, yet perfectly shaped and never fatiguing, It's one of the most playable necks we've encountered on a Custom Shop guitar. This Sonic Blue '54 sounds fantastic plugged in. Chimey, articulate, but...
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2017 Frank Brothers Signature

$4,999
Our initial impression of the first Signature models we took delivery of last Fall was that it was masterfully made - flawless if we're honest - with tones and playability to match. We can say, without reservation, that impression remains. These are simply stunning guitars in every regard. The moment you pick up these guitars, you know you're in for something special - the quality is that...
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2016 Michael SPALT "Kalamare"

$6,000
"As much as I enjoy making a "traditional" instrument out of the finest "tonewoods", I also love making instruments which push the boundaries and open new possibilities to musicians willing to explore and expand the scope of their music. The influences manifested in the Totemguitar line, to date close to 400 instruments, go back to Dada, Surrealism, collage and assemblage art, Pop art, and...
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2017 Michael SPALT Vienna Style Gate Guitar #36

$5,140
"As much as I enjoy making a "traditional" instrument out of the finest "tonewoods", I also love making instruments which push the boundaries and open new possibilities to musicians willing to explore and expand the scope of their music. The influences manifested in the Totemguitar line, to date close to 400 instruments, go back to Dada, Surrealism, collage and assemblage art, Pop art, and...
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