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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Though the Fender Basses dominated the music industry, jazz bassists still wanted uprights and the Ampeg BB-4 was one of the few to address their
Built from 2007 to 2012, the Fender American Vintage ’52 Hot Rod Telecaster combines the original Tele specs with some modernization.
The Epiphone FT85 Serenader 12-string guitar was built at the Gibson plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1963 to 1969, alongside the Gibson B-45-12.
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.