Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Vintage Vault

1959 Fender Jazzmaster #38876

November 9, 2007
In late 1958 the Fender Jazzmaster was unveiled to the public. With a price tag of $329, the Jazzmaster’s early ad copy read like that era’s car commercials: “America’s
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1961 Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster #A36092

October 10, 2007
This rare Gibson archtop was one of eleven natural ES-5 Switchmasters made in 1961. The ES-5 (ES standing for “Electric Spanish”) was renamed the ES-5 Switchmaster in 1956 with
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1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard Serial #9 1942

September 10, 2007
Imagine answering the telephone and the person on the other end says, “We have an old guitar we would like to sell.” When asked to describe the guitar, they
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Fender 1957 Stratocaster #20869

August 8, 2007
Dave''s fave from Dave''s Guitar Shop''s great collection.
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Gibson 1954, 1956 & 1957 Les Paul Goldtops

July 11, 2007
Three Classic Goldtops: What Makes Them Special
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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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