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Vintage

1976 Ibanez Custom Agent Artist 2405

September 21, 2010
An example from the Ibanez "lawsuit era"
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1968 Gibson LGO: The Gift That Keeps Giving

September 21, 2010
How a Gibson LGO made its way from grandfather to grandson.
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1970 Fender Scorpio Combo

September 21, 2010
The Fender Scorpio from the short-lived Scorpio series
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1968 Martin D-28 Pickguard Curling and Shrinkage

August 17, 2010
A small crack and pickguard replacement on a vintage Martin
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1963 Fender Twin-Amp Model 6G8-A

August 17, 2010
In 1953, Fender launched an amp that would become the industry standard for decades to come: the Twin.
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Ampeg B-15N Portaflex

August 17, 2010
History and value of the Ampeg Portaflex
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1938 Gibson L-5

August 17, 2010
A vintage L-5 used on Hank Williams, Chet Atkins, and Patsy Cline albums.
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Late-1950s Rickenbacker Console 518 Triple-Neck Steel Guitar

August 17, 2010
Often referred to as “The Frying Pan,” Rickenbacker’s—Ro-Pat-In Corporation—1932 A-25 Electro Hawaiian Guitar was one of the first commercially available electric guitars.
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1974 Gibson J-50 Deluxe Binding Decay, Part 3

July 20, 2010
The ''74 Gibson J-50 Deluxe with tortoise binding rot is finished
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1957 Fender Musicmaster and 1959 Fender Duo-Sonic

July 20, 2010
In 1955, Fender Sales decided the company needed to add inexpensive student electric guitar models to the existing lineup, which included the Esquire, the Telecaster, the Stratocaster, and the Precision bass.
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Rickenbacker Model 4001 Bass

July 20, 2010
A history of Rickenbacker basses, and the value of this ''70s example.
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1977 Fender Jazz Bass

July 20, 2010
Created in 1960 as a mellower alternative to the seminal Fender Precision bass, the Fender Jazz bass has created a musical legacy all its own
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1890s Martin 0-28

June 16, 2010
An early Martin small-bodied acoustic
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'56 Fender Telecaster — Hole-a-Riffic!

June 16, 2010
Plugging and capping a hole drilled in a gem of a 1956 Tele neck.
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Ibanez "Lawsuit Era" Les Paul Custom Copy

June 16, 2010
The story behind Ibanez-lawsuit era guitars, and how much this Les Paul-style is worth.
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1960 Gibson SG TV (Les Paul Junior Style) #0 9101

June 16, 2010
Origins of the Les Paul Junior, and a 1960 "SG" model
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1974 Gibson J-50 Deluxe Binding Decay, Part 2

May 18, 2010
Finishing the binding trimming project
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Guild JF-55

May 18, 2010
Valuing a ''90s Guild 12-string and a look at the company''s history
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1965 Fender Jazzmaster

May 18, 2010
A true bedroom beauty, this Jazzmaster was uncovered after 42 years of non-use just miles from Premier Guitar headquarters.
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