Found 24 matches

1931 Gibson L-5

$10,995
“The Guitar of Guitars – The Gibson Master Guitar: Style L-5 In every field of art the pinnacle of perfection is marked, more often than not, by some certain achievement – standing out above all others. So it is with the Gibson Style L-5 in the field of fine guitars – there is no other near comparison.” — 1931 Gibson catalog Make and Model: The Gibson Guitar, Style L-5, “Grand Concert...
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1976 Fender Precision Bass

$2,995
“Precision Bass: … The famous electric bass with true performance proven bass tone quality… Split pickup design for even string response | Wide contoured neck to facilitate | Wide range volume and tone controls…” –1974 Fender Catalog Make and Model: Fender Precision Bass, Narrow Maple neck, Custom color Year: Early 1976, serial 69xxx Specifications: 34″ scale length Maple...
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1951 Epiphone F. T. 110

$3,495
“The F.T. 110: Truly the Artist’s Choice! A jumbo size guitar, for the finest work. Body size 19 3/4″ long, 15 7/8″ wide. Made of the choicest woods. Body, back, and sides employ select Curly Maple with choice Cherry Hardwood neck. The choicest of even grained Spruce is employed in the top. Top edge bound with alternate white, black, white Pyraline. Neck bound with white. Plastic tortoise shell...
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1961 Epiphone FT45 Cortez

$2,395
“Cortez: Distinctive in appearance with a beautiful golden shaded flat top and traditional shape. Distinctive in features with a mellow, resonant tone and a fast, low action. Top is specially selected Spruce providing a fine sounding board, back and rims are Mahogany. Mahogany neck with adjustable truss rod. Rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays. Rosewood bridge. Large shell celluloid...
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1941 Gibson ES-300

$6,995
“Gibson ES-300 Electric Spanish Guitar – GIBSON MASTERPIECE: Never before anything like this for tone color, tone brilliancy and tone balance; best for advanced and professional players. NEW! – Equipped with a new Gibson offset adjustable pickup unit to give clear singing treble strings together with deep, booming bass. Gibson perfected natural finish brings out the true beauty of the carefully...
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1966 Fender Jaguar

$3,995
“FENDER JAGUAR: the Jaguar presents an exciting concept in the field of solid-body guitars. The neck of the Jaguar is a short 24″ scale containing 22 frets… A new “Fender First” in the Jaguar is the Fender Mute. This movable string mute is attached at the bridge and may be activated or disengaged by a light touch of the finger…. Other features of the Jaguar are: newly designed wide range pickups,...
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1953 Fender Deluxe

$5,995
“Tops in style and beauty, excellent mechanical construction, beautiful striped linen covering, 12″ Jensen Concert Series, top mounted chrome plated chassis, 3 input jacks, tone and volume control. Excellent tone and volume, outstanding in its price class.” — Fender catalog, 1953 Make and Model: Fender “Deluxe” Amplifier, 5B3 circuit Year of Manufacture: 1953 Potentiometer code: 304252...
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1928 Gibson Nick Lucas Special

$9,995
“Gibson Special – Nick Lucas Model: The wizardry of Nick Lucas and his guitar is known to all music lovers… Here is an instrument with big, harp-like tone, responsive to the lightest touch, balanced in every register… It is indeed by an artist, for an artist….. Style Nick Lucas – $125″ -- Gibson Catalog 1928 “The result was not only the first artist-endorsed model for Gibson, it was in some...
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1974 Fender Starcaster

$3,995
1974 Fender Starcaster! “The Starcaster. It’s a sound at home in New York, Nashville, or Detroit. An instrument built to meet all the demands of the studio, stage and road.” Fender Starcaster advertisement, 1976. Model: Starcaster Manufacturing Year: Serial number 599677 on the neck plate, 1974 Specifications: Thinline, semi-hollow offset waist body, two Wide Range Humbucking pickups...
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1963 Fender Champ

$2,395
From the 1962 Fender catalog, “The Champ Amp is constructed of the finest cabinet design. Circuit provides extremely pleasing reproduction. Speaker is a fine quality permanent magnet type. The Champ Amp has two instrument inputs, volume control, jeweled pilot light, and extractor type fuse holder. The amp covering is striped airplane luggage linen which is both durable and washable.” This...
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1961 Fender VI

$7,495
From the 1962 Fender catalog, "NEW FENDER BASS VI GUITAR - The new six-string bass guitar is the finest on the market. It is tuned one octave below that of the Spanish guitar. The instrument incorporates three pickups that can be used together or in any combination making a total of seven tone changes plus separate tone and volume controls. The bass guitar has a 21 fret, extra slim faster action...
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1959 Martin D-18L

$5,495
CF Martin & Co hit a home run when they combined their Dreadnought body size with the affordable style 18 level trim and 14 fret neck joint in 1934. It’s been in production ever since and is a huge commercial success. This clean guitar presents as a factory left handed guitar and in fact, is a factory left handed guitar with correct bracing, bridge slot, and nut. It appears to have been...
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1943 Gibson L-00

$5,495
Gibson's L-00 model flat-top guitar debuted in the 1932 catalog as a budget friendly workhorse guitar for only $25. It was technically discontinued in 1942 with the introduction of the LG series but was still produced in limited numbers until 1945. While the top bracing on original L-00 production run ('32-'42) guitars was short and unscalloped, wartime guitars had tall, thin, and deeply...
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1965 Fender Princeton Reverb

$3,195
The blackface era Fender Princeton Reverb-Amp is an iconic amplifier that has become one of the most desirable recording amps today. This versatile platform is just as comfortable at home, in the studio or at a gig. It’s powered by a pair of 12ax7 preamp tubes driving two 6v6 power tubes making about 12 watts of power. It’s tube rectified and uses a 12at7 and 7025 to drive the spring reverb and...
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1947 Gibson LG-2

$4,395
The Gibson LG-2 was introduced in 1942 as the next iteration of their 10 year old L-00 model. It featured a Spruce top with Mahogany back and sides, X style top bracing and a lower body width of about 14 and 1/4″. With a lightly braced top and smaller sound chamber, the LG-2 produces a lot of volume from lighter picking hand. It’s got warm, trebly mid range and a full low end thump. This clean...
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1963 Fender Champ

$2,395
Another tweed Champ just in at True Vintage Guitar! From the 1962 Fender catalog, “The Champ Amp is constructed of the finest cabinet design. Circuit provides extremely pleasing reproduction. Speaker is a fine quality permanent magnet type. The Champ Amp has two instrument inputs, volume control, jeweled pilot light, and extractor type fuse holder. The amp covering is striped airplane luggage...
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1965 Epiphone FT-110 Frontier

$4,495
From the 1961 Epiphone catalog: “Frontier – A jumbo like no other! Epiphone’s finest in this popular size and the pride of Country & Western artists who prize the beauty of its tone, deep bass, and big volume. The Frontier has the mellow sound so ideal for voice accompaniment….. the depth and resonance so desired for ballad playing….. and the superior quality always associated with Epiphone....
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1957 Gibson J-45

$5,495
Gibson introduced the J-45 in the summer of 1942 as the newest version in its Jumbo line preceded by the J-35. In Gibson nomenclature, “Jumbo” refers to a 16″ wide lower bout while the 17″ lower bout is known as the Super Jumbo. The J-45 featured a Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides a 24 3/4″ scale length. The 1955-1960 J-45s are some of our favorites because of the light unscalloped top...
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1963 Gibson Hummingbird

$6,495
From the 1962 Gibson catalog, “A fabulous new acoustical guitar – one of the finest made for voice accompaniment. The sound is big, and round, and full with the deep rumbly bass so prized by guitar players.” Indeed, Gibson designed the square shoulder body shape to emphasize the bass frequencies and leave room in the mid and top end frequency range for a tenor voice. As the Fabulous Flat-tops...
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1968 Gibson ES-335TD

$5,995
The Gibson ES-335 debuted in 1958 with a revolutionary new design: a double cutaway, thin solid body with hollow wings electric guitar. The thin body of this guitar was constructed of a laminated Maple arched top and back but had a solid center Maple block running down the center of the body. The resulting guitar had a warm tonal response but limited the problem of feedback at high stage volumes...
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1966 Silvertone 1454

$1,045
The Silvertone brand name was used throughout the 1960s as Sears’s name for all things musical. The Silvertone 1454 model was manufactured by Harmony in Chicago and featured three DeArmond Goldentone pickups commonly known as Gold Foil pickups. The 1454 is unique in that it features individual on/off switches, volume, and tone knobs for each pickup. This 1454 has survived in very nice...
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1963 Harmony H66 Vibra Jet

$1,395
From the 1962 Harmony Catalog, “Want unusual sound effects while playing? Would you enjoy tremolo at your fingertips, in your guitar, as now attainable only thru certain circuit amplifiers? Then Harmony’s Vibra-Jet Tremolo Electric is for you! Enjoy pulsating tremolo through your guitar, not your amplifier.” While the built in tremolo effect never really caught on in the guitar world, Harmony’s...
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1951 Silvertone 1342

$900
The Silvertone 1342 debuted in the 1950 Sears catalog in a rare but aesthetically pleasing trapezoidal cabinet shape and a green and tan color scheme. The catalog described the shape of the amp as “low, wide and handsome”. The 1342’s amplifier featured one microphone channel with one input and one instrument channel with two inputs and produced about 12 watts through two 6V6 power tubes. It had a...
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1929 Epiphone Model 0

$2,800
Ever come across one of these? This Epiphone Model 0 is construction of solid Mahogany throughout. The neck joins the body at the 13th fret and the body features X style bracing with a single tone bar. The guitar is very lightly constructed. Repairs include a neck set, a cut down saddle and one replaced tuner button. The guitar is playable in it's current condition but would benefit from...
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