Vintage Gear America
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We ship USPS Priority and Fed Ex Ground next business day, all instruments are carefully packed utilizing new shipping materials, all instruments are insured by Heritage Insurance.

We offer a 48-hour approval period on most items, a restocking fee of 10% may be assed depending on the instrument and the situation, buyer pays return postage.

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2002 Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Standard

Excruciatingly nice all original 2002 Gibson Les Paul Standard Goltop Custom Shop R7 with certificate and original Gibson Custom Shop hard shell case. Nice weight 9 pounds, great feeling large neck with a deep gold finish darkened slightly already from age. Professionally re fretted with larger than stock jumbo frets with plenty of height, pro job makes the guitar play better than factory. Not...
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1973 Fender® Stratocaster® Non Tremolo

Super nice example of a late 1973 Fender Stratocaster non-tremolo model with a maple neck and lightweight ash body in beautiful natural with later Fender hard shell case. Super clean hard tail Strat weighs in at 7 pounds 7 ounces, the serial number is 610711, cool number. Early staggered pole pieces, all electronics are original and unmolested, super lightweight and resonant. This instrument was...
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1963 Mosrite Side Jack Ventures Mark I Bass

Historically significant and super rare early 1963 Mosrite Ventures Model Bass serial number 5041 with later Mosrite hard shell case. Early fixed neck bound Ventures bass with side mounted input or side jack. Some data indicates Mosrite basses start with serial number 5000, making this one number 41. At this time Semi was only offering this rare bound variant in a one pickup configuration. After...
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1964 Mosrite Vibramute Ventures Mark I

Stupid rare all-original example of an early “Tuxedo” all black finished (neck usually maple with black logo) Mosrite Ventures Model with custom made overly white laminated pick guard, original Vibramute tailpiece serial number 1483 complete with its original brown hard shell case. Strikingly adult version of the infamous Vibramute Ventures Model with all black lacquer finish including the back...
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1938 Coppock Hawaiian Steel Guitar

1930s Coppock Hawaiian Steel Guitar, occasionally we come across instruments so rare that even we are surprised, and we’ve seen everything. Hens teeth would be appropriate in describing the rarity of this hand made finely crafted Hawaiian steel guitar by Coppock, small time Canadian boutique builder circa 1930s and 1940s. High quality hand made Hawaiian steel possibly inspired by National and...
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1908 Cleanest Orville era Gibson Style U Harp Guitar Ever

Freakishly clean 1908 Style U harp guitar in near mint all original condition, serial number 8618 batch number 1004 with original hand tooled rear loading leather case. By far the cleanest century old Gibson instruments we've seen. Purchased originally by the school teaching matriarch of a homesteading family from the Southwestern United States to entertain her students. The size was too much to...
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1967 Fender® Leo Fender®'s Prototype Mustang®

A signed copy of George Fullerton’s book Guitar Legends features this instrument as Leo Fender owned with several photographs and mention in text. This historic 1967 Fender Mustang guitar was owned and used extensively by Leo Fender for his hands on personal use to demonstrate working prototypes of research & development ideas post CBS while still employed by Fender after selling to them in 1965....
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1977 Gibson Flying V Case w Tags

Super nice almost NOS example of an original 1977 Gibson Flying V case with original paperwork, hang tag ($119) and key in envelope. No modifications or repairs, no structual issues, orignal latches and handle intact and working, Gibson logo is perfect. Interior is pritine, super clean, no smell at all low milage usage if any. Vintage Gear America specializes in selling only near perfect all...
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1962 Fender® Electric Mandolin

Super nice all original 1962 slab board Fender Electric Mandolin serial number 01964 in beautiful sunburst finish with super clean original brown hardshell case with keys. Perfectly straight neck no truss rod, thick Brazilian slab board rosewood fingerboard, factory original frets with some moderate signs of playing wear. Slim narrow V neck profile with an unbound rosewood fingerboard, great V...
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1937 National Trojan Near Mint All Original

Near mint 1937 National Trojan square neck wood bodied resophonic guitar made shortly after National's move to Chicago. All original laminated bound body with bound rosewood fingerboard resembling red bean. No modifications or repairs, no cracks or breaks, all original finish and parts. Near perfect low mileage instrument looks almost new, glossy faux wood grain finish over laminated hardwood,...
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1941 Pre War Martin Uke Ukulele C-1 Concert Taro Patch

Breathtakingly clean is this pristine example an all original 1941 Martin 1-C concert uke ukulele in near perfect condition with original Silbertone (not Silvertone) NY, New York chipboard case. Martin concert ukes are the same body size as their traditional 8-string Hawaiian style taropatch (1918-1932) but with four strings only. Concerts ukes are tuned the same as their smaller sister the...
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2000 Gibson Custom Shop Firebird I

WTF Twisted Sister ordered this and another like it from Gibson in 2000 and yes it's original and it's sounds better to say out-loud than in practice. This is a virtually a NOS (new old stock) 16 year old Gibson Custom Shop Firebird I (one of two) number 000043 special ordered by Twisted Sister in PINK METAL-FLAKE SUNBURST....... WTF! Twisted Sister what were you thinking? No modifications or...
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1966 Fender® Electric Mandolin Perfect

Spectacular example of a near perfect 1966 Fender Electric Mandolin serial number 02763 with original hard shell case, Fender strap, store hang/price tags, and case keys in manila envelope. Near perfect instrument with almost no playing wear whatsoever, no fret wear, no abuse wear. The tip of the pickguard has broken off but is still around in the manilla envelope containing the keys. One can...
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1964 National National 85 Bass Perfect

Very rare when this clean and original is this 1964 National 85 model National electric bass serial number G31787 in beautiful Ermine White Res-o-glas with a body shaped like a map of the United States (upper treble bout corresponds to Florida). Super clean all original example with a perfectly straight neck, no modifications or repairs. Two pickup model with a standard single coil in the neck...
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1978 Fender® Jazz Bass®

Super clean mint all original 1978 Fender Jazz Bass serial number S845284 with all paper work and original hard shell case. Desirable rosewood board model in near perfect condition. No modifications or repairs, a perfectly straight neck with a working truss rod, plays and sounds great. A finer example would be impossible to find, possibly the cleanest 78 J Bass on the planet for sale right now....
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1977 George Fullerton's Music Man Sabre II W Matching Headstock

Vintage Gear America is excited and honored to offer this rare opportunity to invest in an iconic piece of guitar manufacturing history. This guitar is prominently featured in text and photograph in George Fullerton's book Guitar Legends and was in his possession since gifted to him by Leo Fender in the mid 1970's while working at Music Man until his death in 2009. This is George Fullerton's 1977...
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1981 Gibson Les Paul Custom Les Paul Owned

Never have we seen Les Paul owned guitars for sale, and then they announced Julien’s of Beverly Hills in June of 2012 was organizing an unprecedented event where Les Paul’s entire musical estate would be sold at auction. This two-day extravaganza was historic; those lucky enough to attend were offered an insight and historical perspective into Les Paul’s life unprecedented and never to be...
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