The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
2132 Danforth Ave Toronto Canada | Sales: 416-423-2132 | Service: 416-423-1554 |

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!

The Twelfth Fret is proud to announce that we are Larrivée Guitars Featured Dealer!   Check out our many older stock Larrivée guitars unaffected by the Canadian dollar drop!



2005 Avalon L25 Legacy Steel String Guitar

These instruments work very well for fingerstyle playing. This 2005 Avalon L25 Legacy is in great playing condition, with the bass strings at


1972 Martin D-35

There are many Martin D-35 examples, because it's a popular guitar. However, this one comes with a bit of Canadian history.


1895 Williams and Son Echo Style 16 Banjo

Made around 1895, this Williams and Son Echo Style 16 banjo still plays beautifully. It is thrilling to play a 100 year old instrument that


1959 Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman 6122

Chet Atkins was the top guitarist in the late 1950's, and the Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman 6122 was one of the most sought after


2008 Gretsch G6136LSB White Falcon Bass

Based on and dressed to match the famous White Falcon guitar, the Gretsch G6136LSB is a fully hollow, long scale bass with that Gretsch tone.


1998 Ernie Ball Music Man Silhouette Special

The Ernie Ball Music Man Silhouette Special has been built since 1995, and this one from 1998 has the Buzz Feiten tuing system factory installed.


1979 Fender Stratocaster Black

The Fender Stratocaster has been a success since its introduction in 1954. Produced with a number of variations, it's also been a popular subject


2005 Gretsch G5128 Electromatic Archtop Electric

The Gretsch G5128 Electromatic archtop appeared in 2005, as part of a new line of archtops based on earlier Gretsch designs and carrying deArmond 2000


2006 Fender ESM-60 Cocobolo Steel String Guitar

For Fender's 60th Anniversary, many special instruments appeared, including the Fender ESM-60. Built as a mini-Jumbo steel string in Ensenada, Mexico using Cocobolo