The Twelfth Fret stocks a large and constantly changing collection of vintage and used archtop guitars, from 1930’s fully acoustic carved masterpieces to recent thinline models with pickups. If you’re looking for something in particular and don’t see it, contact us. We will set up instruments to the player’s requirements and we ship worldwide.
This is very cool and classy - sporting a Cadillac Green finish and TV Jones Classics, a 2001 Gretsch Country Club G6196GC.
The Gibson ES-339 delivers what many players needed- the tonal shape and responsiveness of an archtop with the feedback resistance and size of a solidbody.
Descending directly from the ES-339 line, the Gibson ES-339 was an immediate hit when it appearead in 2007, sporting a scaled-down body but full-size neck.
Here we have a Campellone Standard Series 17 inch cutaway archtop, built during 2010, with upgraded Spruce top, AAAA Grade flame maple and pickup.
Mark Campellone has been building archtops guitars since 1988, and since the early 1990s has focused exclusively on building these instruments.
The Hofner New President P55 is a full 16 inch body archtop guitar with one pickup at the neck. It features a carved German