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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Please Note! We are CLOSED for CANADA DAY, Saturday July 1 2017. We will re-open on Monday July 3 at noon.
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The National Delphi Deluxe, now out of production, is a single cone, metal body resophonic instrument with upgraded appointments and a powder coat finish
The Martin D-18 is one of the most reliable guitar designs. It fits into almost any genre and produces a clear, well articulated sound.
This is very cool and classy - sporting a Cadillac Green finish and TV Jones Classics, a 2001 Gretsch Country Club G6196GC.
The late Allan Holdsworth came seemingly out of nowhere and put the developing jazz-fusion scene on its ear from the early 1970's.
Though it was available as an option from the 1954 introduction, the Fender Stratocaster Hardtail version is not as well known as its trem-bridge brother.
The Gibson ES-339 delivers what many players needed- the tonal shape and responsiveness of an archtop with the feedback resistance and size of a solidbody.
Descending directly from the ES-339 line, the Gibson ES-339 was an immediate hit when it appearead in 2007, sporting a scaled-down body but full-size neck.
In the late 1920's, Roy Smeck became one of the most popular musical performers in North America, playing numerous instruments and publishing method books.
Here's something unusual for North America - but not for Germany. This is a Lute Guitar, built by Hofner in the early 1970's.