The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
2132 Danforth Ave Toronto Canada | Sales: 416-423-2132 | Service: 416-423-1554 | sales@12fret.com

Vintage and Used Instruments

Welcome to Vintage and Used Instruments at The Twelfth Fret!  We carry a wide and frequently changing variety of vintage and used instruments in many price ranges, from recently purchased items to centuries-old antique pieces.    We can’t possibly do full features on everything that comes into our shop, so if you’re looking for something specific,  contact us with the link to the right – in the meantime, here are some of the items we carry.   Don’t forget to check out our Just In page for the most up to date listings!

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2001 D’Angelico NYL-2 Vestax Left Handed Archtop Guitar Sunburst

Here is a rare treat - a sunburst D'Angelico NYL-2 Vestax archtop guitar - in Left Handed form and very nice condition with case.

1957 Kay K5920 Speed Demon Electric Bass Guitar

The Kay K5920 Speed Demon hollowbody electric bass was one of the Kay company's many instruments aimed at beginner to semi-pro players.

2005 Gibson Mastertone RB-250 Banjo

For decades, Gibson Mastertone banjos and the RB-250 model were the gold standard for bluegrass and country banjo players.

1975 Darryl Williams Classical Guitar

Built by the late Darryl Williams in Schomberg Ontario during 1975, this classical guitar in the Hauser style has a large amount of detailed hand

2010 Gretsch 6118TLH LTV 125th Anniversary Jaguar Tan Archtop Electric

Here's something special - Gretsch 6118T LH LTV 125th, AKA the Anniversary Model with Trestle bracing, Left Handed, Lacquer finish and TV Jones pickups!

1969 Gibson Dove Steel String Acoustic Guitar, Sunburst

The Gibson Dove was introduced in 1962 as Gibson's second square-shouldered dreadnought and second from the top of the line for flat-top acoustic guitars.

1963 Gibson J-45 Steel String Acoustic Guitar

While there are many really great sounding guitars, to my ear, for a number of musical styles little matches the pairing of just a Gibson

1956 Gibson LG-3 Steel String Acoustic Guitar

For many folks from the 1940s to the 1960s instruments like the Gibson LG-3 was their first 'serious' guitar with the next step pro models

1990 Gretsch 6120 Archtop Electric Guitar

The Gretsch 6120 is one of the historically key archtop electric guitars. This fine example dates to the start of the Gretsch resurgence