Fender Custom Colours: the Pre-CBS Era

Fender Custom Colours: the Pre-CBS Era

Where cars meet guitars – the colourful story of Fender’s custom finishes…
August 19, 2021 — Vintage N Rare
Gibson Les Pauls: from the first to the ‘Burst

Gibson Les Pauls: from the first to the ‘Burst

We look back at the early evolution of Gibson’s most popular solidbody guitar…
March 17, 2021 — Vintage N Rare
Origin of Species – the 1954 Fender Stratocaster

Origin of Species – the 1954 Fender Stratocaster

There have been many defining moments along the course of guitar evolution, but there are few instances when an instrument has appeared right out of the gate as a fully formed musical icon of the 20th Century and beyond...
March 17, 2021 — Vintage N Rare
1954 Fender Stratocaster

1950's Fender Stratocaster's

We look back at the Stratocaster’s transformation during the 1950s as it ascended to stratospheric success…
March 04, 2021 — Steve Hove
1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard

(Re)discovering the Holy Grail

How a handful of 1960s British bluesmen helped Gibson’s most iconic guitar rise to prominence…
March 04, 2021 — Vintage N Rare
1964 Gretsch 6131 Jet Firebird

1964 Gretsch 6131 Jet Firebird

1964 Gretsch 6131 Jet Firebird. Surely one of the coolest looking guitars, this one is a great players Gretsch. It has had a headstock repair at some time but otherwise...
July 12, 2020 — Vintage N Rare
1959 Gibson ES-330TD

1959 Gibson ES-330TD

1959 Gibson ES-330TD. Lovely players ES-330TD just in and not on the website quite yet. Featherweight with 2 strong P90s and a neck that you won’t want to put down....
July 12, 2020 — Vintage N Rare
1936 Gibson L-75

1936 Gibson L-75

1936 Gibson L-75. A pretty rare model, the L-75 spec changed a few times in its short production, this one being a 16inch with a round sound hole and Archtop....
July 12, 2020 — Vintage N Rare
1958 Gibson Les Paul Junior 3/4

1958 Gibson Les Paul Junior 3/4

1958 Gibson Les Paul Junior 3/4. One of 181 made in 58. This thing rocks. Very clean with a nice strong P90. Set up with 12s it feels solid and...
July 12, 2020 — Vintage N Rare
1963 Fender Super

1963 Fender Super

1963 Fender Super. 40watts, 2×10, brown faceplate with rough brown tolex and wheat grill cloth, 6G4-A circuit and harmonic tremolo. It’s not going to win any beauty contests but who...
July 12, 2020 — Vintage N Rare
Vox Tonebender MKII

Vox Tonebender MKII

Original Vox Mk II Professional Tonebender. 3 Original Mullard OC81D transistors. Incredibly rare, these were made in very small quantities for Vox by Sola Sound. This is fuzz holy grail
July 12, 2020 — Vintage N Rare
Fender Jason Smith Masterbuilt ’63 Stratocaster

Fender Jason Smith Masterbuilt ’63 Stratocaster

Fender Masterbuilt Jason Smith ‘63 Stratocaster. An absolutely amazing guitar with a super authentic heavy relic 3 tone Sunburst. The original Tortoiseshell pickguard divided opinion. Curiosity got the better of...
July 12, 2020 — Vintage N Rare