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!
New! 10% off all Huss and Dalton guitars!
Check out our listing of new acoustic guitars in stock!
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The Gibson SG appeared in 1961, but as the Les Paul model, which wasn't selling in its original design. By 1963, the name changed
The Martin D-45 is one of the most recognizable guitars in the world, yet it is fairly rare to see one - many players aspire
A few years ago, Jerry Jones retired and sold off his shop and fixtures, so his guitars are hard to find now.
The Fender Stratocaster has been an extremely succesful design, perhaps second only to the Fender Telecaster. This very nice example was built in 1974.
The Rickenbacker 330-12 has one of the most recognisable sounds on recordings, with an unmistakable chime and shimmer.
The Gibson Thunderbird bass makes one of the more dramatic visual statements possible with an actually functional design.
Guitars like the Godin Montreal are now seen everywhere, because they do a wide range of tasks really well.
Now here's something you don't see every day - a Gretsch Country Club in the G6196TSP-2G version, with two-tone smoke grey and metallic violet finish.
Here's a lovely, well rounded guitar - a Larrivee OMV-03 cutaway steel string built dating from February 10 1999 in Vancouver, British Columbia.