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December 2014

Vintage Vault

1952 Gibson Les Paul No Serial vs.1953 Gibson Les Paul Serial No. 3 0602

June 12, 2007
By 1951, Lester William Polfus from Waukesha, Wisconsin – the man known as Les Paul – was considered to be one of the most famous guitarists in America
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1961 Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman 6122

May 14, 2007
The Gretsch Country Gentleman debuted in 1958 as the top model of the Chet Atkins line, which included the economy Tennessean 6119, as well as the Chet Atkins Hollowbody
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Bountiful Booty of Blackguard Beauties

April 12, 2007
Players and collectors have long considered early ‘50s Blackguard Fender Telecasters and Esquires to be the ultimate “Teles” of all time.
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1960 Fender Telecaster Serial # 60312

March 19, 2007
Why did so many great players choose this type of guitar?
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Rickenbacker 331 Light Show Ser. No. KJ662

March 19, 2007
The Rickenbacker Company has created interesting, innovative instruments since the time it was founded in the first half of the twentieth century.
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1960 Fender Stratocaster Serial # 49005

March 16, 2007
Custom Color Strats were available almost from the beginning, but a standardized color list didn’t appear until 1961.
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