1954 Fender Stratocaster
From the first year of production, this 1954 Fender Stratocaster is one a kind. This guitar changed owners from England to Perth, Western Australia in the 1980's and was played live before being stored away for the last 15 years.
One piece Ash body, maple board. Original pickups and pots.
Newer string tree appears to have been installed a long time ago. Five way switch fitted with original three way switch in the case.
1962 Fender Stratocaster
Original 1962 Fender Stratocaster with Brazilian rosewood fretboard, 3 tone sunburst, clay dots, kluson tuners, green pick guard, spaghetti logo and tremolo.
This piece was purchased from the family of the original owner in the USA, so it is almost spotless.
Plays and sounds superb.
1963 Fender Stratocaster
1963 Fender Stratocaster in original condition with Brazilian rosewood fretboard, original 3 tone sunburst finish, clay dots, Kluson tuners, green pick guard, spaghetti logo and three way switch.
Frets are about 80% remaining.
This piece shows some playwear, particularly on the back. Plays amazingly clean and crisp.
1964 Fender Jaguar
3 tone sunburst 1964 L-Series Fender Jaguar.
Dark Brazilian rosewood board, clay dots and transition logo, large headstock. Fender Custom Shop Kluson replacement tuners have been installed.
Amazing playing instrument.
1965 Fender Jaguar
Original L series 1965 Fender Jaguar in 3 tone sunburst. Bridge cover included.
Tortoise pickguard, transition logo, kluson tuners, floating tremolo, Brazilian rosewood board, pearloid dots and original untouched electronics.
1965 Gibson SG Junior
100% original 1965 SG Junior with 1964 specifications with no breaks, cracks or resets.
5.8 lbs solid mahogany body with a single wraparound tailpiece.
1966 Fender Telecaster
This 1966 Fender Telecaster is an amazing playing and sounding guitar with looks as cool as you like.
Bought from New Kings Road Vintage Guitar Emporium in London in 2004 it’s had a body only refinish by Clive Brown, the UK’s top vintage guitar restorer.
1966 Gibson Firebird
Made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, this thru-body constructed guitar has nickel-plated hardware and Gibson's long vibrola unit with lyre bird engraving.
The knobs are the older gold metal-capped knobs that disappeared in 1967.
Extremely light, fast playing and very stylish, this super-striking superbly clean Firebird V is an exceptionally fine example of an often underappreciated Gibson model, an unrepentant rock guitar.
1966 Gibson LG-1
Our first vintage acoustic guitar to go on sale, here is a fantastic and simple Gibson acoustic from the 60's.
The pickguard was removed some time ago. Purchased from a music store in L.A., this piece comes 100% original (apart from the guard) and has a sweet tone for blues and country playing.
Kluson Deluxe tuners in good shape, dark rosewood board, and a crack free mahogany body and sides.
1967 Fender Stratocaster
A one owner 1967 custom colour Fender Stratocaster in Candy Apple Red over Daphne Blue. The ageing process has turned the red colour slightly towards an orangy-gold, but looks amazing nonetheless.
Included in the original case is the bridge cover, tremolo arm, hang tag with matching serial number and original receipt from Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center.
Factory large frets on a Brazilian rosewood fretboard, transistion logo, Kluson tuners, patent pending saddles. Weighing in at 7 and a half pounds, this is a special playing instrument, and a unique part of the musical history of the Fender Stratocaster.
1969 Gibson SG
On offer is a 1969 SG Standard with mahogany neck and body, lyre vibrola, rosewood board, patent stickered humbuckers and three piece neck.
Finely crackled finish on body is spectacular. Put this 48 year old in your hands and you will not want to let go.
A vintage rock'n'roll icon with a super clean neck in this condition is rare.
1970 Gibson Les Paul
1970 Gibson Deluxe Les Paul with a pair of great mini-humbuckers that can handle as much gain as you want to throw at them.
Gold top nitro finish with no checking. Original frets, trapezoid mother of pearl inlays. tune-o-matic bridge and stop bar tailpiece.
1970 Gibson SG Special
Three piece voluted mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard. two original P-90's on a mahogany body.
The hardware shows some tarnish from ageing.
If you like big warm bottoms, extra presence in your mid's and very clear highs, then these P 90's punch out exactly that.
1970 Les Paul Recording
An original 1970 Les Pau Recording with high-quality Grover™ kidney-button tuners join a chrome Tune-o-matic bridge, multi-ply pickguard/switch plate.
Black top-hat knobs. Multi-ply body and headstock binding.
A traditional black/white “bell” truss-rod cover engraved “Les Paul Recording” complete the package.
1971 Fender Stratocaster
Museum quality 1971 Fender Stratocaster. A true collectors piece.
Spotless 4 bolt back plate Jimi Hendrix era guitar. Excellent playing instrument.
Original ashtray cover, tremolo bar, coil cord and case keys.
1971 Gibson Les Paul
Les Paul Goldtop Deluxe from 1971
P90's, immaculate gold finish. ABR-1 bridge, kluson deluxe tuners. Delight to play and highly sought after.
Only modification is a stable and solid headstock repair. All original piece is in exceptional condition.
1971 Gibson Les Paul Custom
Cosmetically this 46 year old vintage classic does have the odd ding, dent and buckle rash accompanied by the usual time honoured patina of the gold hardware.
Mahogany neck and body, ebony fretboard, mother of pearl inlays, ABR-1 bridge, patent sticker pickups. Action is typically low easy and fast, player comfort at it's best.
1971 Gibson SG Deluxe
Exceptionally clean example in Walnut factory fitted with a fixed type Gibson Bixby.
Walnut body, rosewood board with square block inlays. Pick guard in case.
This light weight vintage beauty is a joy to play and will not disappoint a new owner.
1971 Gibson SG Deluxe
A unique 1971 Gibson SG Deluxe in a weathered cherry or walnut finish. A bit of a debate about it's original colour.
Nonetheless, this guitar comes stock with no breaks or repairs. Original patent sticker pickups with unmolested solder joins. Pots all original with wiring uninterrupted.
Comes with Gibson Bigsby which holds tune very well. Just don't play Steve Vai tunes on the guitar.
The action on this guitar is sublime, and the fretboard a joy to get around.
An AC-DC sounding classic from a golden era of rock.
1972 Fender Stratocaster
Clean 1972 Fender Stratocaster in 3 tone sunburst.
Grey bottom pickups, top shelf rosewood board, F-style tuners, tremolo bar and bridge cover.
Bullet truss rod cover and three-bolt back plate.
Brought back to life with a professional re-fret in 2017 by Trevor Foley, this guitar is a superb instrument in original condition.
1972 Gibson ES335
On offer is one of my favourite pieces in the collection.
A near mint, 100% original 1972 Gibson ES335 in Cherry Red with trapeze tailpiece.
Binding in excellent condition displaying that vintage "yellowing". Embossed humbuckers produce a big rich sound with acoustic overtones. Frets have very little wear.
1972 Gibson SG Deluxe
A rare (1 of 50) SG Deluxe Stereo model from 1972 with factory fitted Gibson bixby unit and tune-o-matic bridge.
This SG model will drive two amplifiers with two switches working as an on-off for each amplifier. Without a pickup selector, each of the embossed Gibson Patent number pickups is controlled by its respective volume knob.
Transitional top mounted control plate with raised style LP pickguard. The neck is straight and ultra thin.
Action is surprisingly slick. Generic hardcase
1973 Fender Telecaster
1973 Gibson ES335TD
Exceptional 1973 Walnut ES335 with trapeze tailpiece, rosewood board and square block inlays.
The guitar has only light buckle rash which has not penetrated the top lacquer. The binding has majestically aged yellow contrasting gracefully against the walnut finish making this vintage guitar stand out.
The action is slick, fast and extremely comfortable.
1973 Gibson Les Paul (1 of 2)
1973 Les Paul Goldtop Deluxe with two mini-humbuckers.
A collectors dream, this guitar has a 3-piece neck with a rosewood board, trapezoid inlays and Gibson deluxe tuners in good working order.
Immaculate gold finish with minor checking parallel with the body. Stunning piece.
1973 Gibson Les Paul (2 of 2)
This 44 year old vintage classic is in jaw dropping condition. Three piece neck with rosewood board, trapezoid inlays and Gibson Deluxe tuners.
Acoustically, this guitar sustains and resonates like a bell. No greening of the Gold Top. No buckle rash.
A new owner will not be disappointed with this pristine vintage classic.
1973 Gibson Les Paul Standard
This 1973 Gibson Les Paul Standard is the first year that the Gibson factory made the Les Paul in the full size humbucker standard burst configuration since the legendary 1958 - 1960 production series
Weight is 9.5 pounds having a balanced lighter feel while playing. Patent sticker pickups, original pots and capacitors. Pot number 1377348.
1974 Fender Stratocaster
Great condition 1974 Fender Stratocaster in Natural wood grain finish.
Resonant acoustic style tone emanating from a heavy Ash body.
Original grey bottom pickups with staggered pole pieces. Neck has a triple join back plate.
1974 Fender Stratocaster Sunburst
Great playing 1974 Fender Stratocaster with unblemished sunburst body and fantastic feeling neck.
Original grey bottom pickups with staggered pole pieces. Neck has a triple join back plate.
Case candy including original 1970's Fender strings, original whammy bar, spare springs.
1974 Fender Telecaster
Excellent condition mocha coloured 1974 Telecaster Custom with all original components.
A great sounding instrument in a small window of time where Fender put Stratocaster heads on Telecasters.
Collectable Telecaster in fine condition.
1974 Gibson SG Standard
1974 Gibson SG Standard action is slick, smooth and very easy on the hands.
The hardware with the exception of some pitting on the bridge gleams like new.
No extra routs, overspay or respray.
A new owner will not be disappointed with this '74 vintage classic.
1975 Fender Telecaster
Clean and 100% original Telecaster.
F-style tuners, 3-tree bridge setup with a clean maple neck.
Original white undercoat found on some edges where the black has rubbed through. Original pots and pickups etc with no alterations.
1978 Fender Stratocaster
1978 Gibson Les Paul Custom
This Wine Red Les Paul Custom is in exceptional condition for it's age, and shows little no wear on the gold components.
Ebony fretboard with block mother of pearl inlays. Mahogany body and straight neck.
All original electronics.
1979 Gibson Les Paul
This model was one of a limited issue that Gibson released with a " relic road worn" touch.
Nut width 1 11/16". There are no cracks, breaks or repairs of the neck or headstock. No overspray or respray of the body. No extra routs.
Action is low, easy, comfortable and fast with no dead spots.
1980 Fender Stratocaster
All original, Candy Apple Red "Strat". A highly versatile and smooth playing with classic tones.
The action is low, the neck is true and the frets are in good shape. The action is low, the neck is true and the frets are in good shape.
Gold hardware with the exception of the tuners. The 1980 model did not come gold tuners.
Included will be a set of gold tuners from a 1981 The Strat should new owner wish to switch them.
1980 Gibson ES175
From 1980, a fantastic two tone sunburst archtop Gibson ES175 electric in 100% original condition.
Parallelogram inlays on a bound rosewood fingerboard. Trapeze tailpiece and 57 classic humbuckers.
Fully hollow body archtop with Florentine cutaway.
1981 Fender Lead III
Rare 100% original Fender vintage instrument from 1981.
Exceptionally clean condition guitar with fast neck with low action.
Hardtail through-body mounted strings. The saddle screws used lock nuts, not springs.
Three-position pickup selector switch (neck, neck and bridge, bridge).
1984 Fender Stratocaster
Amazing quality Japanese JV Stratocaster ST-57 with a 3 way switch.
The JV series was a Japanese manufactured Stratocaster using pre-CBS tooling with Fender USA hardware and parts.
Original CTS pots. Steel tremelo block with Fender stamped saddles.
Sweet and true Fender sound and plays so smooth.
1985 Fender Telecaster
Rare custom colour Hot Rod Blue Telecaster.
Frets only have minimal wear, with well over 95% life left. Action is slick.
Pups punch out that oh so desired Tele spank & twang.
Cosmetically the body has no dings, dents, scratches or buckle rash.
None of which degrade the playing integrity of this classic vintage masterpiece.
1989 Fender Telecaster
Here's a great piece from the very early days of the Fender American Standard Series.
A 1989 American Telecaster with a Midnight Blue finish.
Transition Fender headstock logo. TBX control on the tone pot. Chrome hardware.
2012 Fender Telecaster 1952 Reissue
Butterscotch blonde 1952 Reissue Fender Telecaster in exceptionally clean condition.
Period-correct specs produce the complex sounds that the Telecaster is known for. The bridge pickup is typically spikey and raw, but seems to have more guts and depth. The neck pickup delivers one of the softest, sweetest and rounded sounds that you’re ever likely to hear coming out of a solid-body guitar.
2012 Fender Telecaster 60th Anniversary
USA made 2012 Fender Telecaster in mint condition.
The ash wood grain is clearly visible through the body’s paint job and the finish feels smooth and glassy underneath your fingertips.
The Delta Tone circuit allows you to completely cut out tone attenuation allowing more sass in your tonal strut.