Vintage Instruments: All Vintage Guitars

Cleveland's Oahu Publishing company was the largest print music distributor in its day. They specialized in Hawaiian steel music a...
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Here’s an incredibly clean mid 1960’s Hofner model 456 archtop. A gorgeous guitar with no issues and excellent playability....
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Serial # 131867. A one owner transition-era Fender Jazz Bass brought to Folkway by only person who's ever played it. It's still...
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The Jazz II was Kay’s top-of-the-line thinline hollow body in the early 1960’s, and replaced the Barney Kessel signature model...
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The Kay Value Leader K-5918 electric bass was the company’s least expensive bass offering in the late 1960’s. A no-frills ins...
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In nearly 20 years of hunting down the weird and wonderful catalogue-brand guitars, we’ve never seen another Kay K4144 Sizzler....
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Built by Gibson in its Kalamazoo factory, the Epiphone FT-45 N Cortez is identical to Gibson’s B-25N, but for its headstock and...
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A wonderful sounding and playing all-original Martin D-28 built in 1950. The guitar is crack free but for the usual pickguard mar...
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Serial # E338238. The classic early 1980's two-knob Fender Stratocaster in left-handed configuration. The model was built this w...
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A rare vintage PRS 24, which later became called the Standard 24. This is 1219th guitar ever made by PRS guitars, and was hand-bui...
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With its quarter-sawn Brazilian rosewood back and sides and tortoise bindings, the D-21 is stylistically akin to a D-18, but tonal...
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Size 5 is Martin’s smallest-bodied guitar shape, and the 5-17T was their smallest and lest expensive tenor guitar offering thoug...
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My first income at Folkway Music was this $20, collected on this date 20 years ago, in 1999. The guitar it’s sitti… https://t.co/giA8duofdq