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Dean Markley Pro Mag Gold Acoustic Guitar Humbucking Pickup. Good tone. Pops into soundhole. No guitar alterations needed. Double-shielded cable with 24 ct. gold-plated jack. Rarely used. $39.00 USD + shipping. firstname.lastname@example.org
Fender Bassman, 1955. 4×10” tweed combo amp, 5E6 circuit, same as Rory Gallagher’s. Original condition (including speakers) at least VG+. $7,000. Located in New Haven CT area; prefer not to ship. Email for pics/info. email@example.com
Fender Deluxe Reverb, 1960s or early 70s. Exc. Cond. ser. #A38859, silver face, original. firstname.lastname@example.org
Fender Jazz bass, 1972. Faded Vintage White, brass nut, maple neck, BadAss adj bridge, DiMarzio pus, pu selector switch, 2 series/parallel switches, re-fretted 1990. Very Good Condition. Honest playing wear. All old OEM parts. A pro players dream. $3,000/Make Offer. email@example.com
Fender Tele Floral Telecaster. This is a Japanese blue floral tele reissue not sure of the year but it says Crafted In Japan on the heel, the serial # is P068XXX in excellent condition except for 2 very small dings where the paint has chipped down to the wood. back of neck may have been modified to be smoother $699. firstname.lastname@example.org
Fender Twin Reverb amp, early 70’s. Exc. Cond. All original, master volume, 85 watts. email@example.com
Fender USA Stratocaster, 2013. Fender USA Stratocaster, Sunburst/Rosewood neck, near new condition. Hardly played with Fender HS case, tags, warranty info, cable, strap, vibrato arm. Protective pickguard plastic still on. Email me for pictures. Asking $1,200 plus shipping, or make reasonable offer. firstname.lastname@example.org
Fender Vibrolux, 1965. thinking of selling my all orig 65’/66′ Vibrolux or trading for smaller vintage Fender amps like deluxes or deluxe reverbs etc. Wil ship. asking $2,999. 843-668-4447
Gibson ES 335 Cherry, 1972. A super, super clean and all original (sans tuners) ES -335 with orig. patent number pups. Has drop in replacement two line Klusons and very high end TKL padded case. Easy tuner change with no extra holes or dowling needed. A nice, nice deal T $3,799 OBO. 843-668-4447
Gibson ES-335, 1972. Super super clean 335 in cherry, all original sans drop in replacement tuners and highly upgraded TKL case. You will not be disappointed. $3,750. email@example.com
Gibson Historic 1958 Les Paul Custom, 2018. Three pickup Historic LPC, TOM w stoptail, no Bigsby, 9.5 lbs., beefy neck. Factory relic, nicely checked. All Historic case candy, paperwork, etc. Original brown Lifton, also factory aged. Like new, (with factory relic-ing), barely played. $5,200 OBO. Contact me for full set of pics. firstname.lastname@example.org
Gibson J-200 Natural, 1957. Super clean and all original J-200, two top cracks repaired and matched for color. Killer guitar as you would expect $10,000! Super holiday deal, book has these at $12,500. email@example.com
Gibson J200 Natural, 1957. Awesome looking & sounding all original Natural J-200. w/orig case. $10,000. 843-668-4447
Gibson Les Paul, 1999. “1960s Classic” Cherryburst plaintop with nice lookin’ grain. 60s profile neck. Stock with no mods. Great frets and sounds great. Hard shell case with original case candy. Around 8 1/2 lbs. Excellent condition. Email for pics and price. firstname.lastname@example.org
Gibson Les Paul Gold Top Conversion, 1953/58. An original gold top finish 53′ LP converted to 58′ specs with PAF’s and 90% all 50’s parts with 1st Gen chainsaw Case. Awesome playing and sounding 50’s LP at the fraction of the price. 843-668-4447
Gibson Les Paul Jr, 1967 and 1970. I have two juniors in good condition that come with chipboard cases, may be original. $2500 each. If you have interest just email me and I can send you pics. email@example.com
Gibson Les Paul Stars & Stripes, 2006. A mint with case candy 06′ Custom Shop Les Paul stars & stripes Les Paul with mind original case. $5,400. 843-668-4447
Gretsch Playboy amp, Late 1990s. Beautiful, great-sounding amp, made by Victoria and styled after the original Gretsch Playboy. Uses two EL84s, and puts out about 15 watts to its Eminence speaker. One channel with tremolo. Includes cover. $1,000. Local pickup only in Central Virginia. firstname.lastname@example.org
Harmony Archtop, 1940s. This is a sunburst World War 2 model with the wooden tailpiece. Some repairs and wear as expected on an 80 year old guitar. Currently set up with a low action and ready to play. $375. Free shipping in lower 48 states. Contact Mark for description and photos. email@example.com
Marshall 1965A Lead Speaker. Vintage Marshall 4X10 slant front speaker cabinet all stock with celestion speakers. 140 watts RMS 8 ohm, tan grill, minor stains. made in England. $390. email for pics. firstname.lastname@example.org
Martin D-18, 1958. Awesome sounding and playing guitar, canon , some wear around sound hole but all original and all there. $5,400. email@example.com
Martin D-18, 1958. Another killer D-18. Some wear around sound hole, all original new HSC included. Another good deal at $5,400. 843-668-4447
Martin D-18, 1949. Killer cannon of a Martin D18, small top crack repaired, replacement Martin bridge. This guitar was played and there’s a reason why. w/OLD HS case. A steal at $6,900. 843-668-4447
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PRS 509 Dark Cherry burst 10T, 2019. So this guitar is as new. Barely played only in my studio never gigged with. Immaculate!Comes with OHSC. I can send pics if interested. $3,100 and I’ll pay shipping. firstname.lastname@example.org
Robin Avalon Flattop, 1995. Think 1950s Les Paul Special, but with 2 humbuckers, tune-a-matic and stop tail. Wrapped in stunning Goldtop finish. Excellent condition, superb player. Hand-crafted in Houston, TX. Email for pics, details. $1,450. paypal’d & shipped. email@example.com
Taylor K15c, 1996. Primo all Koa “Golden years”. w/OHSC. Ex+ set up by Pat Quinn, Sr. tech Taylor El Cajon! Barely visible OLD, well repaired cleated top separation and minor bonks on top of peg head, No E, ever. Pics, video and details on Reverb. Glad to discuss on phone. Ping me for #. $4,500 shipped here. firstname.lastname@example.org
Fender Esquire, 50s. “Players” preferred, but no refin’s or toploaders please. Blackguard preferred but Whiteguard’s OK. email@example.com
Gibson Les Paul, 1950s. Looking carcases, paint no paint, parts no parts and headstock breaks or not. Lets’ see what you got I got al the parts for a project, just need a body Dr. Frankenstein. 843-668-4447
Ibanez, 1990s. Ibanez Jem, Universe, and Satriani guitars. Swirls and graphics preferred. Collector also buying old USA Jackson, Charvels, and Eddie Van Halen signature guitars. Quick, easy deals. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackson Charvel 750XL. Not too beat up. 954-448-2413
Koa Acoustic guitar. Will consider all brands. email@example.com
LaBaye 2 X 4, 1967. Red, serial number 155622. I sold this guitar 20-something years ago and have missed it ever since. firstname.lastname@example.org
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