Vintage Instruments: Archtop Guitars

Guild’s answer to Gibson’s top-selling ES-125, the X-50 featured a 16” fully hollow body, a single pickup in the neck positi...
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The Memphis-built Gibson Custom Shop 1959 ES-335TD VOS is about as close as you can get to going back in time to 1959, buying a ne...
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Bryant Trenier’s Motif Model round-hole acoustic archtop was designed to appeal to fingerstyle players and has the warmth and li...
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The Jazzica Special features a 16” tapered cut-away body with figured maple back and sides and a solid spruce top. Stylized F-h...
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ON SALE
Among the most unique electric archtops we’ve encountered is this 1959 Vega E-30D. Built in the late 1950’s, the E-30D featur...
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ON SALE
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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A Custom-appointed Collings SoCo Deluxe with Lollar P-90 pickups, carved figured maple top, tobacco sunburst lacquer finish, and a...
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Guild’s Slim Jim T-100 is a fully hollow, 16.5” wide, thinline cutaway electric with a single pickup in the neck position and...
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CMI (Gibson's parent company) acquired Epiphone in 1957 and shifted production of Epiphone-branded instruments to the Gibson facto...
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Tony Duggan-Smith is among the Pantheon of Larrivée-trained Canadian guitar builders, having worked with Jean Larrivée at both h...
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Serial # A1/02. Oskar Graf's instruments combine the finest craftsmanship the world has ever seen, a keen attention to the most t...
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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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