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.
Ibanez has produced many archtop guitars, including the Joe Pass and George Benson models. These models reinvented the archtop as a working instrument.
The Gibson L-5 has been the top of the heap for full body archtop guitars since its introduction in 1924, and through evolving it has
The Kay company produced a huge number of instruments, like this Kay Swingmaster, and they were used by many musicians up to the professional level.
We've just taken delivery of a brand new Harrison GB Custom thinline archtop guitar, this time an acoustic model with a neck mount Bartolini pickup.
The Gibson L4 archtop guitar appeared in 1911, as one of Orville Gibson's innovations - combining violin technology with guitar design.
The Gibson L7 appeared in 1932 as the top level of full size Gibson archtop guitars, and has been a premiere model for serious guitarists