Vintage Guitar - March 2017 - Open - 132
Practice good communication.
Never assume anything.
Ask for a detailed, in-hand description of all
parts, including electronics, finish, fretwear,
hardware, case, etc.
Find out what's original and what's not.
Spell out the deal, including amount, method of
payment, approval period, etc.
Pay by credit card or C.O.D., if possible. Keep
Condition definitions vary greatly; we use the
Mint Condition: Condition the instrument was
in when it left the factory. Very rare in older
Excellent Condition: Very clean, no wear, may be
some minor finish and/or playing wear. All
original parts and finish.
Very Good Condition: This is a very wide range.
Instrument in solid playing condition, but may
have significant wear, non-original parts, or
Good Condition: Still playable, but may have
modifications and/or extensive playing wear.
Poor Condition: May have major problems and/
or modified big time.
Buyers beware - if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Please notify us if you believe a listing to be fraudulent.
It is VG's policy not to place
URL's in the classifieds
w/brown lining, $250. Call for details (818) 762-9269
76 FENDER TELE CUSTOM KEITH RICHARDS,
EX, $2600. Gibson '59 J-200, 9.5k. '64 Gibson ES-335,
Mint, $15k. '54/59 Mirabella Conversion, FLAME!.
'52 LP w/P-90s, $12k. (843) 668-4447. (SC)
INSTRUMENTS FOR SALE
1955 GRETSCH COUNTRY CLUB, natural flame finish. 100%orig, no dings or scratches, beyond perfect.
Includes tweed OHSC. Plays/sounds like a dream.
Lots of pictures, you must check it out. $9900. firstname.lastname@example.org, (847) 508-0808. (IL)
FENDER 1996 VENTURES "LIMITED EDITION"
set. Stratocaster, Jazzmaster, and Jazz bass, Mint cond.
signed by the Ventures w/letter of authenticity w/orig
hardshell cases. Photos available. $15,000 firm. Serious
inquiries only. (207) 944-1286. (ME)
LEFT-HANDED 2003 PRS CUSTOM 22, Whale Blue,
quilted 10 top. Dragon 2 pickups, vibrato case & case
candy. Orig owner, immaculate cond. Much more &
pictures available. (516) 376-4272. (AZ)
FIFTY YEARS PARTS COLLECTION! Vintage, authentic, only originals here. Mostly acoustic. Also:
many old instruments. Marc Silber Music, Berkeley,
CA 94710. (510) 325-0720 (no messages). (CA)
GIBSON '52 & '59 F-12 MANDOLINS. Kick Butt!
Gibson 1976 Les Paul Recording Guitar Hi imp.
conversion int. OHSC nice $1995., Gibson Les Paul
Professional 1971 Hi imp jack included OHSC exc.
refin. $1925., Fender Telecaster Plus 1996 3 p.u. &
xtra switch excellent & cond. Sunburst OHSC $1295.,
Fender Tweed Twin 1956 Amp. 5E8 (FI) Restored by
Greg Hopkins. Lacquered amber sweet,, N.O.S. tubes,
orig. trannys, orig. Jensens P12Q's reconed, victoria
cover $8450. John Southern (918) 724-2642
1958-'59 LES PAUL STD CASE, brown,w/ pink lining, $650. '53 Southern Jumbo Case, brown Lifton
KILLER VINTAGE T-SHIRTS, $15 plus shipping.
Call for available gtr & amp list. Hazardware. (800)
LEFT HANDED 1960 GIBSON ES-345TD STEREO,
shipped in May 1961, Sunburst, w/that Super neck,
in great cond., w/HSC, $15,000. May take newer
left-handed Gibson in part trade. Call for details
EPIPHONE CASINO '60s Kalamazoo. Color coffee,
Grover humbuckers pickups. Tail piece frequensator,
case orig orange felt, $800. Rich (203) 854-9977. (CT)
"CARMINE STREET GUITARS NYC - "Mystery
of the Molecules" Custom guitars handbuilt from
scratch out of 200 year old virgin forest timbers. Home
of Kelly Guitars. Cindy Guitars is also based out of
Carmine Street, building alongside Rick working
with leather and pyrography. Custom artwork and
pickguards available. (212)-691-8400. On Instagram
and Facebook. email@example.com // firstname.lastname@example.org
#UV0801003, EX shape, Supro Amps/50s with single
10". Brown/tweed. email@example.com. (CA)
GOAT PEAK STRINGS: Vintage Guitars, Banjos,
Mandolins & Violins. Bought, sold, traded expert
repairs on all strigned instruments. 81 Main St.,
Easthampton, MA, 90 minutes away from Boston.
GR ETSCH VA R I ET Y
125th Anniversary. Victoria made point-to-point
40 wat t. 3x10 Jensen
P10R. Third one made,
LYRIC GUITARS FOR SALE DIRECT from the maker,
your best value in a one-of-a-kind hand made in
American instruments. For more info (918) 747-7380.
PRIMITIVE GUITARS ORGanization: Custom,
quirky, one-off, gonzo, relic'ed, and refurbished
gutiars for sale or trade. Sick of production guitars?
Check out our website or email Electric Dave at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Get Primitive! (MD)
STROBEL GUITARS - Rambler® electric travel guitars break down to fit in computer bag or briefcase.
Unsurpassed tone, playability and workmanship.
Rambler® Classic available for under $600 with
custom gig bag. Please call (561) 488-5698 or email:
*OLD SYNTHESIZERS: Moog, ARP, EMS, EML,
Buchla, Oberheim, Roland, Korg, etc. (212) 2450820 wkdays.
SEEKING LEFT HANDED GIBSON L-6S. Frank at
(516) 376-4272. (AZ)
YAMAHA AND SPECTOR BASS GUITARS FROM
THE 1970's thru 1980's. Yamaha BB models include
BB1200, BB2000, BB3000, BB5000. Spector models
include NS5, NS2, and NS1. Professional musician
and collector. Contact: email@example.com.
(416) 579-8307 with inquiries. (CAN)
BUYING STELLA (Oscar Schmidt) 6 & 12 string
guitars and other American made off-brands, any
condition. firstname.lastname@example.org. (717)
EDWARD HOLUB is the name on the headstock of
my old Hamer Californian guitar and I want to buy it
back for sentimental reasons. It has an eye hologram
on the body. (423) 870-2359. (TN)
I WANT MY FIRST LES PAUL HERITAGE/ELITE
BACK. Sold to Rumbleseat Music in Sept. 2001, serial #82142561 (1337). Will pay cash or trade. Please
call (402) 733-2838, email email@example.com. (NE)