Totally MINT with equally mint Lifton case, tags and case candy galore. Sold to UK collector.
All original 1969 Fender Rosewood Telecaster in MINT condition with tags. The George Harrison model. Sold to a Japanese musician/collector.
Another totally MINT piece. This one looked like it just left the factory. With original tags, manual etc. Sold to UK collector.
Uber RARE 1967 Gibson Flying V. One of around 135 made, this one being from batch II. Sold to a US musician/collector.
Ultra rare blonde, all original 1964 Gibson ES-330 TDN. Bought from the manager of the original owner who was a star of the 60’s. Sold to a UK player/collector.
An unreal condition 1966 Fender Stratocaster factory finished in Olympic White and just about As-New condition. A stunning guitar that sold to a US musician/collector.
Near MINT first year Gibson Les Paul Goldtop in rare all gold finish. Complete with beautiful original case plus a ton of case candy. Sold to an Italian collector.
One owner 1960 ES-335 in MINT condition with tons of case candy. I’m not sure what the owner did with this guitar during it’s 58 year life but playing it was not one. Sold to a player/collector in Belgium.
Absolutely Jaw Dropping original Olympic White (no clearcoat) 1963 Fender Strat with rare and still mainly untarnished gold harware. Even the case was mint. Sold to UK collector.
Another stunning, near MINT original Olympic White with no clearcoat, Fender with factory GOLD hardware. This time it’s a slab board 1962 Jazzmaster! Sold to a Hawaiian Doctor.
I bought this one from Joe Satriani who told me he in turn bought it from Keith Richards so yes, it rocked..! Big reading PAF’s on this one. Sold to a US collector.
Ultra rare, factory BLACk ‘69 SG Standard with one-piece neck and original case. Only one of two we have seen. Sold to a UK collector/author.
What a cool guitar. First year of issue Fender Strat with a serial number below 100. Didn’t last long here. Sold to an Italian collector.
Sold witin 15 mins of posting online this probably unique, 1969 original, walnut Flying V is the only one known to exist with a factory, black painted headstock. Sold to a French musician/collector.
We couldn’t resist buying this. A super-cute, custom colour Fiesta Red 1962 Rhodes Bass. Near MINT too with the exact same brown tolex covering as the case for your ‘62 Fiesta Red Strat. Sold to a Danish player.
Very rare custom colour Ice Blue Metallic Fender Telecaster. Only one we’ve ever seen amd sold to a LA record company executive.
One of our fastest sellers of last year and our most popular Instagram pic to date. Insanely rare factory original 1966 Pelham Blue ES-335 TD with stop tail conversion. Sold to a US muscian/collector within 20 mins of posting.
How could we not include this. One of only three known to exist. A factory black, ‘60 Les Paul Junior. The other two are owned by a famous US dealer, this one sold to a French musician/collector.
Hardly a mark anywhere on this beauty, even the nickel was so clear you could use it to shave. Exceptional instrument, sold to a UK collector.
Near MINT with case candy and even the original Hire Purchace agreement. Sold to a UK player/collector.
All original Lake Placid Blue custom colour in remarkable condition with loads of case candy. Sold to a UK player/collector.
If you ask me, this is the ultimate version of Gibson’s classic Switchmaster Guitar. PAF’s just do not seem quite right but this thing sings with P-90’s. Rare blonde too. Sold to a UK player/collector
100% original and in great condition. This is the famous one featured on the ‘Porn Stars’ programme where the owner’s grandson sells it to the shop for a silly price.. Now sold to an Italian collector.
Very few of these survive witout any modifications at all. This is one of them and it was near MINT. Sold to a US musician/collector.
Rare 100% original, rare custom colour Sonic Blue Jazz Bass with matching headstock. Didn’t last long here at all! Sold to a US musician/collector.
Rare model, only made for one year and the best ES-350 you can get. This one is even rarer blonde and had the most gorgeous flame maple. Sold to a player in Belgium.
All original, blonde 1959 Gibson ES-330 TDN. Doesn’t get much better than this for ES-330 nuts and would have made a great complement to our 1964 blonde ES-330. Sold to a UK player/collector.
Early ‘68 small headstock and factory re-located strap button. Long tenon, cloverleaf cut out and one-piece body and neck of course. Near MINT too. Sold to UK collector.
Very rare mono ES-355 from 1959 with 2 x double white PAF pickups and that’s exaclty how it left me! Sold to a US player/collector.
Not a mark anywhere, immaculate. Featured on one of our early YouTube videos, the cleanest we have ever seen. Sold to a London City Investment firm.
In near MINT condition this was a superb example of the really cool, Crestwood model. Even had PAF mini humbuckers fitted! Sold to a musician in Belgium.
Only one or two known to exist. This is an extremely rare,factory original cherry red ES-295. The memphis reissue was based on one of these. Best colour ever for a 295. Sold to a Swedish player/collector.
Rare and even rarer due to complete absence of any neck repairs! A stunning playing example with full size ‘59 neck profile. Sold to a Danish player/collector.
Pretty rare, even pretty and rare.. 1968 maple cap necked original blue flower Tele from that era everyone raved about, the ones that could remember it of course… Sold to a Swedish player/collector.
Early CAR ‘63 Jazzmaster with matching headstock. Not often seen in this condition and sold to a German player.
One of the few left that survived the last 54 years without a headstock fracture. 100% original too. Sold to a US musician/collector.
Another stunner. This big neck ‘59 was from the first rack of 35 ES-345 guitars to come out of Kalamazoo in 1959. Near MINT and unfaded Argentine Grey (hence the TDA model suffix). Came with layaway checks and TRC engraved for original owner. Sold to US collector.
The grand emperor of archtops. This all original, triple PAF tone beast was sold to a player from Holland.
Another rare and lovely item. A ‘69 Jazz Bass in factory original gold, with matching headstock. This is the only one I have seen and was just lovely! Sold to a Swiss collector/player.
Actually a Clive Brown re-fin but so good it would fool most people. We had great fun wigging out to ‘Stairway’ when it was here. Sold to a UK musician.
You got to like the simplicity of Leo’s early designs. They just work. This lovely blackguard is no exception. Sold to a Japanese musician/collector.
Often overlooked in favour of it’s more famous brethren, these early Customs can really stand out with the right amp. Sold to a Danish musician.
You do not see many of these original ‘Smugglers’ Teles. Even though it was a body re-fin it was still a great deal on a rare guitar. This was CBS Fender’s attempt at weight relief! Sold to a UK musician/collector.
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