Vintage Vault

1959 Fender Stratocaster Serial Number 38098

April 15, 2010
A rare transition model Strat from 1959
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1949 Gibson ES-5 Serial Number A-3943

March 11, 2010
Equipped with three P-90s, the ES-5 was part of Gibson''s 1948 electric line expansion
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1957 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody 6120

February 11, 2010
A perfect example of the Chet Atkins model used by greats like Duane Eddy
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Gibson ES-350 Tenor Guitar #A-5824

January 14, 2010
Gibson''s ES350 Tenor Guitar was built for transitioning banjo players to guitar
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1968 Fender Coronado II, Wildwood I Finish

December 17, 2009
The Coronado is Fender''s entry into the double-cutaway hollowbody game
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1968 - 69 Paisley Red & Blue Flower Fender Telecasters

November 18, 2009
Late-sixties paisley Fenders try to cash in on the hippie movement
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1958 Fender Strat & 1959 Fender Twin

October 21, 2009
A look at the evolution of the Fender Twin -- the amp that defined an industry.
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1959 Fender Harvard with 1962 Fender Esquire

September 18, 2009
The magical duo of the sixties: a Fender Esqure and Harvard amp.
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All You Need is... Bass!

August 19, 2009
A pretty pile of basses
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1958 Rickenbacker 330

July 22, 2009
A quick overview of Rickenbacker''s history and the model 330 from Dave''s Guitar Shop.
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1937 Gibson L-Century

June 17, 2009
During the years 1933 and 1934, Chicago held a World’s Fair commemorating the “Century of Progress” since the time of its incorporation. The fair was meant to stimulate the local
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Spring Cleaning

May 20, 2009
Late-''60s to early-''70s Fenders made of mixed and matched parts: the Maverick and the Electric XII
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1961 Fender Stratocaster Tahitian Coral

April 21, 2009
A cool custom-color Strat with great natural wear
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1959 Gibson Super 400 CES

March 17, 2009
A look at Gibson''s Super 400 Archtop
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1966 Fender Telecaster: Custom Candy Apple Red

February 16, 2009
This ''66 Tele features a maple cap fingerboard and Candy Apple Red finish
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1955 Gretsch Silver Jet #16622

December 16, 2008
A look at one of Gretsch''s early solidbody electric offerings
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1965 Fender Stratocaster # 104234

November 11, 2008
Get a sneak peek at this rare 1965 Sonic Blue Strat
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1959 Fender Custom Telecaster #40771

October 13, 2008
In mid-1959, Fender introduced lavishly appointed new versions of its original solidbodies — the Telecaster and Esquire. The models were named “Custom Telecaster” and “Custom Esquire” (perhaps influenced by
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1965 Candy Apple Red Fender Jazz Bass

September 9, 2008
This 1965 Candy Apple Red Fender Jazz Pass still looks good after all these years.
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