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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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1991 Mikhail Robert Classical Guitar ‘Marah’

From March 1991, here is a Mikhail Robert Classical Guitar named 'Marah'. Pairing a cedar top with walnut for the back, sides and headplate,

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2008 Gibson Robot SG Special

The Gibson Robot SG Special, now discontinued, was one of Gibson's first production guitars to feature the Tronical robotic tuner system. A similar

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2008 Gibson R8 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue

Today we're looking at a Gibson R8 1958 Les Paul Standard Chambered Reissue from 2008. The R8 is just a short form for '1958

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2005 Fender Telecaster Custom Crafted In Japan Left Handed

This left handed, 2005 Fender Telecaster Custom Crafted In Japan model illustrates the result - high quality instruments at lower prices. The 'Crafted

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1964 Epiphone FT45N Cortez Steel String Acoustic

The Epiphone FT45N Cortez is a smaller bodied steel string acoustic, and was roughly the equivalent of the Gibson B-25.

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2010 Gibson R9 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue

Since it's become somewhat difficult to obtain an original 1959 Gibson Les Paul, the Gibson R9 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue has become a good

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1999 Gibson B.B. King Lucille

The late, great B.B. King was strongly associated with the Gibson ES-355 he called Lucille, and in 1980 Gibson released a custom Lucille model for

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1996 J.K. Lado Electric Tenor Guitar

From 1996, here's a Lado Electric Tenor guitar, built in the style of an ES-type thinline archtop guitar. The top, sides and back

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2000 Oskar Graf Cutaway Steel String Guitar

Oskar Graf has been building guitars in the Clarendon area, east of Toronto, for decades. Originally trained in Berlin as a cabinetmaker, Graf