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!
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This is interesting - built by Frank Neat in Kentucky, one of 22 Bean Blossom 5-string banjos using walnut that grew next to Bill Monroe's
The Silvertone 1446 was built for Sears by Harmony, in Chicago, Illinois. At the time, Harmony was the largest musical instrument manufacturer in
The Gibson ES-335 has to be one of my favourite guitars. Extremely versatile and with very well balanced looks, the 335 fits in almost
The C. F. Martin guitar company has also built ukuleles for over a century. From around 1966, this Martin Style 51 Baritone ukulele
Pedro de Miguel refers to Pedro Perez and Miguel Rodriguez, who apprenticed with Ramirez in Madrid, Spain, becoming master craftsmen under Jose Ramirez III.
The Ramirez 1a has been at the top of the concert classical guitar range since its introduction in the 1960s. This Ramirez Model 1a
David Wren worked for Jean Larrivee along with other highly respected builders like Grit Laskin and Serge deJonge, before moving out on his own.
The Gibson Les Paul Deluxe first appeared in 1969, influenced heavily by parts Gibson had and used the P-90 routes and 'New Yorker' mini-humbuckers.
Here's a very nice, all original 1972 Fender Stratocaster in natural finish. At this point, the Micro-Tilt neck adjustment had just been introduced.