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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There are a few instruments that are immediately bring to mind particular artists, and the Hofner Beatle Bass is one of them.
The Collings D1A is the Adirondack Spruce topped version of the classic mahogany dreadnought, an essential tool for any acoustic player.
From the 1920s to 1950's, Roy Smeck was one of the best known American musicians, playing guitar, banjo and uke and offering instructional materials.
Built from 1998 to 2011, the Taylor 355 is a traditional jumbo-body 12-string acoustic guitar, with no cutaway and no pickups.
Gibson introduced the Thunderbird bass in 1963 as part of a new lineup of instruments created by legendary auto designer Ray Dietrich.
Michael Schreiner has been building historical instruments in the Toronto area for several decades. This lute is an earlier example of his fine work.
The XITS X4 is a 5-watt combo amplifier based on EF86, ECC83 and EL84 tubes - while it tends towards a chimey, VOX AC15
The Suhr Badger 18 is an all tube, single channel 18 watt amplifier with a 1x12 speaker cabinet, built for the performing and recording guitarist.
The Marshall stack, using models like the Marshall JCM800 and one or two cabinets, defined the look of the rock stage from the 1960s.