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Fender Telecaster Maple Neck Blonde, 1966

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Listed: 16/08/2018

Fender Telecaster Maple Neck Blonde, 1966

Fender Telecaster Maple Neck Blonde, 1966

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Ovation Preacher Deluxe 1282 Black, 1978

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Listed: 15/08/2018

Ovation Preacher Deluxe 1282 Black, 1978

Here’s an unusual piece – from the late 1970’s, an Ovation Preacher Deluxe model 1282 in largely original, good working condition.

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John Larrivee Classical Guitar, 1969

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Listed: 15/08/2018

John Larrivee Classical Guitar, 1969

Here’s a historical piece – a Larrivee classical guitar, built during 1969 in Toronto when John Larrivee was studying with Edgar Monch. This is one of Larrivee’s very first guitars, as evidenced by the label. The very first labels were hand typeset, and had two spelling errors, in the first and last names!

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Gibson SG Special P90 Cherry, 1966

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Listed: 15/08/2018

Gibson SG Special P90 Cherry, 1966

The Gibson SG Special first appeared with the new Les Paul body shape in 1961, and renamed to SG as the endorsement contract lapsed. It was built until 1978.

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Gibson Les Paul Less Plus Sunburst, 2015

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Listed: 15/08/2018

Gibson Les Paul Less Plus Sunburst, 2015

Appearing in 2015, the Gibson Les Paul Less Plus, or Less +, features a shallow, weight-relieved and contoured version of the classic Les Paul body construction.

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C. F. Martin 00-14F Cutaway Custom Shop Guitar, 2017

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Listed: 14/08/2018

C. F. Martin 00-14F Cutaway Custom Shop Guitar, 2017

During my recent Martin factory tour I was offered my choice of 14 select pre-built Martin Custom Shop guitars, including this Martin 0014F.

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National ResoRocket WB Wood Rocket Single Cone Bendaway Resophonic Guitar

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Listed: 14/08/2018

National ResoRocket WB Wood Rocket Single Cone Bendaway Resophonic Guitar

The Mahogany-bodied National ResoRocket WB combines the lovely sonority of a wooden body in a Bendaway single-cone instrument to create a unique National guitar.

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‼️ REDUCED‼️ 1968 Baldwin Virginian Model 550 Thinline Acoustic Electric Guitar

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Listed: 14/08/2018

‼️ REDUCED‼️ 1968 Baldwin Virginian Model 550 Thinline Acoustic Electric Guitar

By the mid 60’s Burns was a dominant name in the UK. The Virginian was the last guitar Jim Burns designed for his company,

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C. F. Martin Custom Shop D-21 Goncalo Alves Tigerwood Sunburst, 2016

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Listed: 13/08/2018

C. F. Martin Custom Shop D-21 Goncalo Alves Tigerwood Sunburst, 2016

Here’s a Martin Custom Shop D-21, built during 2016 that features a spectacular body set of Goncalo Alves or Tigerwood, a South American hardwood found between Mexico and Brazil.

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Gretsch Clipper 6186 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1958

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Listed: 13/08/2018

Gretsch Clipper 6186 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1958

Gretsch Clipper 6186 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1958

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C. F. Martin OM-21 Steel String Guitar, 2012

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Listed: 13/08/2018

C. F. Martin OM-21 Steel String Guitar, 2012

The Martin OM or Orchestra Model design appeared in 1930, and has been built in various forms. The Martin OM-21 uses ’21’ level appointments – Indian Rosewood back and sides, single layer binding, and Ebony for the bridge and bound fingerboard.

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Gibson Les Paul LP-295 Goldtop 0108 of 1000, 2008

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Listed: 13/08/2018

Gibson Les Paul LP-295 Goldtop 0108 of 1000, 2008

Gibson has designed a lot of guitars over the years, and the Limited Edition Guitar of the Month for April 2008, the Les Paul LP-295 combines two distinct designs – the classic Les Paul and the ES-295.

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Our Most Recent Amps and Electronics Arrivals

Tone King Royalist 15 Head and 1×12 Cabinet Grey, 2015

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Listed: 30/07/2018

Tone King Royalist 15 Head and 1x12 Cabinet Grey, 2015

The Tone King Royalist 15 differs from most of builder Mark Bartel’s production in that focuses on recreating a UK sound, akin to the Bluesbreaker and Plexi but at resonable power levels.

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Fender ’65 Deluxe Reverb ‘Blackface’ Amplifier, 2006

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Listed: 16/07/2018

Fender '65 Deluxe Reverb 'Blackface' Amplifier, 2006

Fender ’65 Deluxe Reverb ‘Blackface’ Amplifier, 2006

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‼️ REDUCED‼️ Fryette/VHT Deliverance 60H Head and 2×12 Cabinet, 2007

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Listed: 28/06/2018

‼️ REDUCED‼️  Fryette/VHT Deliverance 60H Head and 2x12 Cabinet, 2007

The VHT Deliverance 60H is a hand built professional grade tube amp made in the USA, designed by Steven Fryette. This example dates to 2007, before the VHT name was sold to AXL, and was built by Fryette in his Burbank, California shop. It includes an 212FB-P50E 2×12, stereo closed-back speaker cabinet with a pair of custom Eminence P50E speakers.

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At Mars Filmosound Specialist Tube Amplifier, 2017

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Listed: 30/05/2018

At Mars Filmosound Specialist Tube Amplifier, 2017

The At Mars Filmosound Specialist is a very interesting, hand wired 15 watt tube amplifier made in Minneapolis, Minnesota. One of the interesting points is that the name describes the amp’s origin – the chassis are reclaimed from 1940’s Bell and Howell Filmosound projectors!

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Henriksen JazzAmp 310 Guitar Amplifier

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Henriksen JazzAmp 310 Guitar Amplifier

The Henriksen JazzAmp 310 is one of two available 120 watt JazzAmp models – the 310 seen here with a 10 inch speaker, and the 312 with a 12. As the JazzAmp name suggests, these excellent amplifiers are intended for working jazz guitarists and are the result of the work of the late Bud Henricksen and his son Peter. The JazzAmp line has been delivering quality tone in a reliable, portable package since 2005.       Weighing in at

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Mesa Boogie Road King 2×12 Tube Amplfier Combo, 2002

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Listed: 11/04/2018

Mesa Boogie Road King 2x12 Tube Amplfier Combo, 2002

The Mesa Boogie Road King, here in a 2×12 combo version, is an extremely capable and versatile amp, with four channels, two effects loops and 120 watts of power. This is not a bedroom amp! The Road King is designed to give the working guitarist a wide array of tones that can be readily tailored to the needs of the tune and venue. The four preamp sections can be mated with any of five (!) power amp sections, using EL34 or 6L6 tubes.

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Henriksen The Bud Guitar Amplifier

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Henriksen The Bud Guitar Amplifier

Henriksen The Bud guitar amplifier is without question the smallest, truly gigable guitar amplifier on the market with unmatched tone quality! You won’t believe the volume and tone coming from either your electric or acoustic guitar, or any stringed instrument a MUST HAVE piece of gear for the working musician.

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Egnater Tweaker 15 Combo Amplifier, 2010

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Listed: 15/01/2018

Egnater Tweaker 15 Combo Amplifier, 2010

The Egnater Tweaker 112 15 watt amp is an ultra compact and amazingly versatile all-tube combo that offers a unique and sophisticated tone with seemingly endless tonal variations via the on-board “Tweaker” selector switches.

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Fender Twin Reverb Amplifier 2×12 Blackface, 1965 (REDUCED)

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Listed: 15/12/2017

Fender Twin Reverb Amplifier 2x12 Blackface, 1965 (REDUCED)

A few amps, like the Fender Twin Reverb, have become standard pieces of gear because they are reliable, predictable, and just do the job very well. You can see Twin Reverbs on stages of almost any player at any level, where clear, clean tone has to fill a largish space.

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Henriksen JazzAmp 312 Guitar Amplifier

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Listed: 14/12/2017

Henriksen JazzAmp 312 Guitar Amplifier

The Henricksen JazzAmp is available in two models – the 312 seen here with a 12 inch speaker, and the 310 with a 10. Both deliver 120 watts.

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Henriksen Bud Jazz Guitar Amplifier

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Listed: 14/12/2017

Henriksen Bud Jazz Guitar Amplifier

The Henricksen Bud jazz guitar amp is an exceptional amp, the culmination of work by the late Bud Henricksen in designing tools specifically for Jazz guitarists.

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2014 Louis Electric KR12 Tube Amplifier

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Listed: 15/08/2017

2014 Louis Electric KR12 Tube Amplifier

The Louis Electric KR12 design is drawn from the amp built for and used by Hubert Sumlin, who for years was Howlin Wolf’s guitarist.

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