The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
2132 Danforth Ave Toronto Canada | 416-423-2132 | 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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1930s Cromwell Archtop Guitar Model G4 by Gibson

Cromwell archtop guitars were a budget line made by Gibson and sold through mail order distributors from 1935 to 1939. They feature carved spruce tops

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1930s Cromwell Archtop Guitar by Gibson

Cromwell archtop guitars were made by Gibson from 1935 to 1939. They feature carved spruce tops with F-holes, laminate mahogany sides and back

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1959 Gibson ES-140 3-4 T Archtop Thinline Guitar

Like all instrument manufacturers, Gibson was always on the lookout for ways to increase their market. With the Gibson ES-140 3/4 archtop electric

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2010 Gibson Custom Shop Refin Hot-Mod 1955 Les Paul

The Gibson Custom Shop Refin Hot-Mod 1955 Les Paul is an interestng idea, based on early guitar modification. When Les Pauls

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1980 Ibanez Joe Pass JP20 Archtop Guitar

The Ibanez Joe Pass JP20 was produced from late 1980 until 1990, and was based on Joe's D'Aquisto guitar. The body is a comfortable

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1926 Weymann Style 1 Orchestra Model Tenor Banjo (consignment)

Weymann banjos were built by H. Weymann and Sons, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Originally produced with the name 'Keystone' in early 1900, in 1924 the

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1927 Bacon and Day Silver Bell No4 Tenor Banjo (consignment)

One of the most well known of the Bacon Banjo Company and Day instruments was the Bacon and Day Silver Bell. These banjos are

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1981 David Wren Studio Guitar (consignment)

The David Wren Studio line was made during the early 1980's as a simpler, lower-priced 'standard production' alternative to the rather more expensive custom order

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2013 Ariass Brazilian Cavaquinho

The Brazilian Cavaquinho is commonly used in Brazilian music, including Samba and Choro. The Cavaquinho originates in Portugal, and in