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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New! 10% off all Huss and Dalton guitars!
Check out our listing of new acoustic guitars in stock!
Check out our Eastman Ukulele Shop Worn Sale!
Here is a rare treat - a sunburst D'Angelico NYL-2 Vestax archtop guitar - in Left Handed form and very nice condition with case.
The Kay K5920 Speed Demon hollowbody electric bass was one of the Kay company's many instruments aimed at beginner to semi-pro players.
For decades, Gibson Mastertone banjos and the RB-250 model were the gold standard for bluegrass and country banjo players.
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
Here's something special - Gretsch 6118T LH LTV 125th, AKA the Anniversary Model with Trestle bracing, Left Handed, Lacquer finish and TV Jones pickups!
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.
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
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
The Gretsch 6120 is one of the historically key archtop electric guitars. This fine example dates to the start of the Gretsch resurgence