The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
2132 Danforth Ave Toronto Canada | Sales: 416-423-2132 | Service: 416-423-1554 | sales@12fret.com

Steel String Acoustic Vintage and Used

Many vintage and used steel string guitars pass through The Twelfth Fret, from 1930’s vintage pieces to slightly used newer models.   Our stock changes daily, so if you are looking for anything in particular, contact us.   We ship worldwide.


2010 David Wren Concert Brazilian Steel String Guitar

Here's a spectacular David Wren Concert steel string guitar, built in 2010 using Brazilian Rosewood and bearclaw Sitka Spruce.

2003 Anthony Karol Brazilian Rosewood Steel String Guitar

Anthony Karol has been building in the Mississauga area, just west of Toronto Canada, since at least 1999. His instruments are usually built to order.

2013 C. F. Martin CEO-7 Steel String Guitar

The C. F. Martin CEO-7 is a 14-fret short scale 00 'sloped shoulder' model, reminiscent of guitars from the 'Golden Era' with appointments to match.

2011 Gibson Keb’ Mo’ Bluesmaster Steel String Guitar

The Gibson Keb' Mo' signature Bluesmaster guitar is based on the small-bodied Gibson L-body guitars many blues players used from the 1920's on.

c1905 C. A. Potter Criterion Guitar

There isn't a lot of information about C. A. Potter Criterion guitars but these were built around 1905 in Cleveland, Ohio.

2015 David Wren Concert Brazilian Steel String Guitar

David Wren has been a fixture on the Canadian Lutherie scene for decades. His shop is quite close to The Twelfth Fret so we see

1980 Linda Manzer Cutaway Steel String Guitar

Linda Manzer has been building guitars for over 30 years and like so many top Canadian luthiers, started with Jean Larrivee.

1969 Gibson Dove Steel String Acoustic Guitar, Sunburst

The Gibson Dove was introduced in 1962 as Gibson's second square-shouldered dreadnought and second from the top of the line for flat-top acoustic guitars.

1963 Gibson J-45 Steel String Acoustic Guitar

While there are many really great sounding guitars, to my ear, for a number of musical styles little matches the pairing of just a Gibson