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April 2015

Articles by Zachary Fjestad

Epiphone S-800

March 11, 2008
Dear Guitar Trash or Treasure, I am wondering if you can tell me anything about this guitar. I bought it around 1992 at a yard sale for $100, including
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Hamer DuoTone

February 8, 2008
Dear Guitar Trash or Treasure, The lead guitarist in our band has played this Hamer guitar for years, but he doesn’t know much about Hamer or the guitar itself.
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Classic Gibson Amps

January 9, 2008
Hey Zach! I’ve got a Gibson Les Paul GA-40 amp and I’m looking for some information. I’ve done some research, but I can’t find much information other than some
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Guild Starfire IV

December 11, 2007
Hi Zach, I bought a new Guild Starfire back in the late 1960s and have had it ever since. I played it for a few years before I gave
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What is this thing, and what is it worth?

November 9, 2007
Dear Guitar Trash or Treasure, Can you help me with some information about this odd guitar? Some people have told me it is called a Flying V, but it
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Martin Maladies

October 10, 2007
Dear Trash or Treasure, In August I obtained my grandfather’s Martin that has been in my family for many years. I am unsure of when or how my grandfather
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Navigating LP Copies

September 10, 2007
I hope you can help me with this guitar I bought. I am more interested in the history of the guitar than the value, but I wouldn’t mind knowing
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Telesforo Julve guitar

August 8, 2007
Zachary checks into a classical guitar from across the Atlantic.
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Evaluating Your Guitar, Part 2

July 11, 2007
Unpacking the Value of "Limited" and Signed Guitars
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Evaluating Your Guitar, Part 1

June 12, 2007
In my mind, appraisers have one of the toughest jobs, as they have to be extremely precise in their work. If they appraise too low, the owner can become offended; if they appraise too high, disappointment can set in when those values aren’t met
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