1972 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster

November 1, 2016

1972 Fender Stratocaster, Sunburst (SN 372123) I got my first electric guitar around the age of 13, it was a Teisco “Top 10” in red. My father swapped a nice mantlepiece style radio for it. I […]

Fender Telecaster blond 1956

September 27, 2016

(Serial Number 22600) Telecasters from the fifties are the Holy Grails of Telecasters – especially black guards – more on that in a minute. I’d been looking for a maple board fifties Fender Telecaster for some […]

Revelation Martin Cilia Custom, Fiesta Red

July 1, 2016

Some time in 2015 I received an email from Alan Entwhistle, an English guitar designer/builder, saying that he would like to make me a guitar and what would I like? Alan has long respected history […]

Fender Jazz Bass 1965

June 1, 2016

Fender Jazz Bass 1965 (candy apple red) serial number 118999 Fender Jazz basses from the 60’s are hard to come by here in Australia and I had been looking for one for sometime when I […]

Gibson Chet Atkins CE nylon string 1982

May 8, 2016

Gibson Chet Atkins CE Guitar (Natural Color) Classical Acoustic Electric, made in 1982 s/n 82462555 I bought this guitar in Perth, Western Australia in the 80s, I’m the second owner. I  found this guitar lurking at […]

Danelectro UB2 Baritone 1964

March 1, 2016

Danelectro UB2 Baritone 1964 Original Danelectro guitars are uncommon here in Australia and this is the only original Baritone I can remember seeing. It has two great sounding ‘lipstick’ pickups with a clear classic sound. […]

1979 Fender Stratocaster, Antigua worn finish

February 1, 2016

1979 Fender Stratocaster, Antigua worn finish (s/n S950670) When I acquired this guitar circa 1990 it had already been modified with the Kahler tremolo and the wood at back of the guitar had been cut […]

Fender Stratocaster 1966 Blue/Green

January 1, 2016

1966 Fender Stratocaster Blue/Green (s/n 186111) I bought this guitar in Perth, Western Australia in the mid 80s from someone who had just brought it into Australia from the USA. Not sure of the correct […]

Gibson ES-175D 1962

December 1, 2015

Gibson ES-175D 1962 (S.N. 80158) I’d been quietly looking for one of these guitars for years and was very happy to find this one. It’s a great sounding and playing Gibson ES-175D which was made late 1961/early 1962. […]

Gibson Les Paul Custom 1959

October 1, 2015

Gibson Les Paul Custom 1959 (s/n 9 0103) This is a fantastic sounding guitar with two exceptional sounding PAF pickups. Most later model Les Paul’s, 70s onward, have a somewhat muddy sound to my ear […]

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