Burns Bison 1965 White SN.14325

March 8, 2020

I’d only seen a handful of Burns guitars when I bought this one in Perth in the mid 80s. I’d seen lots of photos and had read the Burns book written by Paul Day. It […]

Fender Stratocaster 1964 Candy Apple Red

July 6, 2019

1964 Fender Stratocaster – Candy Apple Red (Serial Number L20641) Back in the late 70s / early 80s I was becoming aware of vintage guitars and their sound. This was the time when second hand […]

Danelectro U2 1957 Jade Green

June 27, 2019

I had been looking for something other than either a Fender or Gibson guitar to use mainly for recording. I was looking for a guitar with different sound. I’ve always loved the sound of those 50s lipstick pickups and these pickups don’t disappoint. When this guitar came up I just couldn’t refuse it. […]

Fender Bassman Amp 1958

July 9, 2018

Fender Bassman Amp 1958 serial number BM00932 Original Tweed 4×10 Fender Bassman amplifiers from the late 1950s are among the holy grail of all guitar amps, even though they were originally designed as a bass amp […]

70s MXR Phase 90

November 24, 2017

MXR Phase 90 original 70s model serial number 118271 Some time in the mid 70s I went to a Perth music store that I used to frequent and they had these new guitar pedals, MXR. There […]

Fender Stratocaster 1972 Sunburst

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 1956 Blonde

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 […]

Fender Jazz Bass 1965 Candy Apple Red

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 Natural

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 […]

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