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Vintage Vault

Vintage Vault: 1977 Travis Bean TB1000A Artist

August 17, 2018
An aluminum-through-necked beauty that’s enjoying a renaissance in the world of heavy music.
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Vintage Vault: 1960s Kay Swingmaster K763

July 20, 2018
A semi-hollow player’s workhorse ready for a second life.
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Vintage Vault: 1955 Gibson L-5 CES

July 5, 2018
Marvel at this post-World War II hollowbody, worn by play but still intact and all original.
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Vintage Vault: 1979 Rickenbacker 362/12 Doubleneck

May 24, 2018
A rare bird in mapleglo that’s double the 6-string fun!
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Vintage Vault: 1960/’61 Hofner Committee

April 25, 2018
A rare-bird version of the German builder’s top-of-the-line acoustic archtop.
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Vintage Vault: 1965 Danelectro Model 3923 Doubleneck

March 27, 2018
A classic shorthorn that covers the highs and lows.
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Vintage Vault: 1967 Gibson Trini Lopez Standard

February 21, 2018
A vintage signature model benefits from “the Grohl Effect.”
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Vintage Vault: 1965 Guyatone LG-130T

January 17, 2018
A Bakelite-topped Japanese 6-string from a brand that charmed Cooder and Hendrix.
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Vintage Vault: 1950 Gibson ES-300

December 14, 2017
A classic double-P-90 model that helped introduce laminated-wood guitar bodies.
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Vintage Vault: 1955 Gretsch 6131 Jet Firebird

November 22, 2017
An eye-catching, cardinal-colored survivor from the early days of rock ’n’ roll.
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Vintage Vault: Gibson Firebird I Inverness Green

October 27, 2017
A rare custom-finished ’Bird from the Gibson space-age-design playbook.
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Vintage Vault: 1962 Epiphone Crestwood Custom

September 26, 2017
A deeper look at one of Epiphone’s first solidbody production models.
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Vintage Vault: 1966 Rickenbacker 375 Mapleglo

August 20, 2017
A classic Deluxe model, still lookin’ good a half-century later.
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Vintage Vault: 1960 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody Model 6120

July 27, 2017
Get ready to go ga-ga over a pristine specimen of the signature model that helped create "the Nashville sound."
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Vintage Vault: 1966 Fender Jaguar

June 26, 2017
A classic from Fullerton’s transition era.
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Vintage Vault: 1961 Gibson SG Special

May 28, 2017
A first-generation example of the double-P-90 model that Santana played at Woodstock.
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Vintage Vault: 1952 Fender Esquire

May 1, 2017
Spotlighting a pioneering solidbody from Fender’s pre-Strat years.
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Vintage Vault: 1957 Gibson Byrdland Natural

April 5, 2017
Nashville session guitarists helped develop a classy thinline alternative to heavy solidbodies and traditional jazz boxes.
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Vintage Vault: 1964 Gibson Thunderbird Bass

March 5, 2017
How art deco and ’60s marketing meshed in a classic low-ender.
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Vintage Vault: 1957 Fender Pro

February 5, 2017
A close-up look at the original version of a just-reissued Fender amp.
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