MASURU KOHNO
CLASSICAL
1966
SERIAL 3 (D)
RC-75

 

 

If your looking for a handcrafted Classical guitar and that's sound stunning, this is the one. Whether it's for yourself, or your son or daughter should they be studying music this is a beautiful sounding classical from a Master Craftsman from Japan. Masuru Kohno is an internationally known guitar builder of very fine classical guitars and this one is no exception. Built in 1966 and serial 3 D, which stands for the deluxe model this guitar featured fine appointments and very fine inlays around the sides and back of the guitar. The fretboard is rosewood and looks to be brazillian as well, which one would expect from such a fine guitar. Overall it's in as new condition as it was bought new in Japan around 1967 and spent most of it's life in it's case. A very fine guitar and highly recommended for the astute players.

 
 
$6495
AUD




 

MASURU KOHNO FRONT
MASURU KOHNO FRONT

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MK CLOSE UP

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MK IN CASE
MK IN CASE

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MASURU KOHNO FRONT

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RICKEN
BACKER

330/12
1988

RS-99

 

 

 Just in-

LOOKING FOR THAT

JINGE JANGLE SOUND

OF THE BIRDS..?

Well this is the guitar for you. A 1988 made Ricky 330/12 in great condition. All original and sounds and plays great as you would expect. If your looking at a 12 Ricky new in Oz today you'll end up paying more than what were asking and this is a vintage one, made more than 34 years ago. It's as said in great condition, two great sounding pickups, the 'R' tailpiece, finish is in the red burst and only has two tiny chips on the back. Comes with it's original case and the bridge cover is included as well. A great guitar that we can recommend.

 
 
SOLD
TO
DARREN FROM PERTH





 

RICKENBACKER 330/12 FRONT
RICKENBACKER 330/12 FRONT

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RB 330/12 FRONT 2
RB 330/12 FRONT 2

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RICKY 330/12 IN CASE
RICKY 330/12 IN CASE

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RICKENBACKER 330/12 FRONT
RICKENBACKER 330/12 FRONT

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 EPIPHONEJORMA KAUKONEN
WITH
EARL SLICK MODS
Built at the Peerless factory in Korea
RS-82



 

 Just in

Please Watch The Video and Enjoy

After a couple of years searching we finally came across this great Epiphone Jorma Kaukonen signature model as used by legendary guitarist

EARL SLICK.

Earl has mentioned he loved the look of the guitar, loved the feel of the neck and it's weight overall, but didn't like the sound so told his guitar guy to update the electrics with a set of double creme pickups etc. Well we did the same, using Martin A Smith pickups hand wound here in Perth and withe braided wiring and enclosed in wax plus the new set of high quality pot's, caps, wiring and witchcraft 3 way and jackplug. So this guitar now is a 'killer' as the expression goes. Yes now it's a great guitar that you can use on stage, for recording or just relaxing at home. The features the double creme pickups and the neck pickup has the reverse magnet setting giving it that Peter Green effect. The guitar is lighter than a 335 and the neck a slim/fast and is fully bound as well. Comes with it's original Wammy by Epiphone and the pick-guard is the standard one fitted originally to the guitar, the case is also original.

What can I say, well, it's a great guitar in EXC++ Condition and if your looking for something different and at a great price this certainly will be one for you. Highly recommended.

 
 
$2750
AUD







 

EPIPHONE JK WITH EARL SLICK MODS FRONT
EPIPHONE JK WITH EARL SLICK MODS FRONT

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Earl Slick with David Bowie
Earl Slick with David Bowie

PLAYING THE EPIPHONE JK WITH MODS

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 TAKAMINE
'1 OF 100'

KOA PARLOR TDP400SP-K3
2007
'Beautiful'
RS-87

 

 

 Just in-

Every now and then some really great guitars come our way and this is one of those. Not to be confused with the Takamine Koa parlour guitars that were made mid 90's, this one is at a different level. Has the book matched KOA back and top, full abalone inlays around the sound hole as well as on the front sides of the guitar as seen on very high end Gibson and Martin Koa guitars. Snow flake style inlays on the beautiful rosewood fretboard, split style headstock. Not to mention the CTP-1R electrics which includes the 'Cooltube' feature which is actually a small valve internally which can be seen easily. This is a stunning guitar and if your a collector, a professional or just someone who loves guitar and your on a more limited budget, you cant go wrong with this guitar. You are not going to be disappointed when you play this. Overall in EXC++ condition. Comes with a non original slightly larger hard case.? Why you ask, divorce, she kept the guitar he kept the case.!!

Comes highly recommended.

 
 
$2895
AUD

 

TAKAMINE KOA FRONT
TAKAMINE KOA FRONT

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TAKAMINE DATE
TAKAMINE DATE

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MARTIN
ERIC CLAPTON
000-28EC

 

Another beautiful acoustic guitar by Martin, the

Eric Clapton 000-28EC.

This is is in EXC++ condition and sounds great as you would expect for a quality Martin. If you're a professional player and record, this is so suitable for you and if you play on stage you will be surprised by just how great it sounds.

It has the ebony fretboard with the snowflake style abalone inlays and the Eric Clapton signature on the fretboard. Tuners are of the button style and feel and look great.

It has a unusual finish to the top which gives it that aged look and the timbers on the side and back again look stunning. This one comes with it's original Martin case as well. This also has the built in pickup.

Highly recommended for the professional player or for those with discerning taste in guitars.

RS-72

 
 
$5995
AUD

 

MARTIN ERIC CLAPTON CLOSE
MARTIN ERIC CLAPTON CLOSE

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MARTIN ERIC CLAPTON 2
MARTIN ERIC CLAPTON 2

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MARTIN ERIC CLAPTON IN CASE

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MARTIN ERIC CLAPTON CLOSE

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GUILD

STARFIRE

VI

1973

RARE BLACK

&

HARDTAIL

MADE IN 

USA

I personally love GUILD guitars, especially the STARFIRE VI  and the ARTIST AWARD. These guitars are beautifully made by great craftsmen with lot's of care and attention. This Starfire VI is a custom order since it's black and the star fire VI was normally sunburst or blonde and the occasional cherry. Also note the original Guild trapeze instead of the guild bigsby which is also custom ordered. Overall this is one exceptional Starfire. The Pickups, pot's, tuners etc are all original to the guitar. The ebony bound fretboard has the beautiful MOP inlays with the Mexican abalone shell triangle inlays as well. There is also a master volume.The black finish has checked all over and the binding has become a stunning vintage yellow. These guitars were made to compete with the gibson 335 and as such they do a great job compared with the 335 and you would not be dissapointed at all. These are one GREAT guitar which I highly recommend. In excellent condition for a 48 year old guitar. Comes with a hard case for some reason reminds me of a gretsch style vintage case.



$5895
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GUILD STARFIRE VI FRONT
GUILD STARFIRE VI FRONT

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GUILD STARFIRE SIDE 1
GUILD STARFIRE SIDE 1

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GUILD SUPER STARFIRE VI BROCHURE
GUILD SUPER STARFIRE VI BROCHURE

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GRETSCH

WHITE PENGUIN

1993/4

MIJ

RARE TO FIND

The first issue since the original Penguins in the 50's. Made in Japan either 93 or 94 as a tribute to the originals. These don't feature the serial on the headstock as the much later issues did, these originally had it on a loose piece of paper in the compartment where the pot's are, but to avail, this is no longer with the guitar as many people pulled the serial paperwork out of there. These did feature the Grover Imperial tuners which again are so different to the tuners of the 2000's models. The 4 knob's also featured a 'ruby' coloured stone on the face of the knob, of which 3 are missing as this guitar was used as a working stage guitar. Overall in great condition, has the ebony fretboard, humpback pearl inlays, A great guitar and you almost see none of these from 93/94 available anywhere. VGC+

$5495

AUD

 

GRETSCH WHITE PENGUIN CLOSE 1
GRETSCH WHITE PENGUIN CLOSE 1

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GWP CLOSE 2

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GWP IN CASE 3

PLEASE NOTICE THE FADED ALMOST CREME COLOUR

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ARIA PRO
FA50E
JAZZ BOX
CIRCA EARLY 2000's?

 

JUST TRADED:

MADE IN KOREA

GREAT GUITAR FOR THE NEW PLAYER

This guitar although made in Korea is actually quite a nice guitar for someone who iether is just starting out or someone who's looking for an inexpensive blues/jazz guitar. This one has the 'F' holes, floating bridge, neck mounted pickup with volume and tone controls mounted on the pickguard. It's in all original condition and has a couple of very small marks on the back which can hardly be seen as well as a bigger scratch on the front. Overall a great guitar which has those blue's tones or that mellow jazz feel to it. In VGC and comes with a soft case. As traded.

 

 

$845

AUD

ARIA JAZZ BOX
ARIA JAZZ BOX

CIRCA EARLY 2000'S +/- MODEL: FA50E

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ARIA PICKUP

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ARIA BACK 2

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ARIA JAZZ BOX

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OSCAR

SCHMIDT

HAWAIIAN

CIRCA

1925

A very pretty Hawaiian guitar from circa 1925 as made by Oscar Schmidt company. 

In very original condition except for the tuners which were replaced some time ago but with tuners that look the part. Has the Original Gold style patterns on the fretboard showing the way & notes of the guitar when played in the Hawaiian style, this in itself is quite rare to find as nearly all this has been removed. Some people get these and lower the nut so that they can play these just like a standard guitar, well that choice is your's but for me I would keep it it's original condition. A very cool collectable guitar thats 95 years old and at a very reasonable price. A real conversation piece even if your collection is valuable something like this many people love to see. The case although looks like a 'hard case' is quite soft so I would recommend another case as it's not the original case anyway.

Overall I think a great guitar in VGC++ condition.


$1495
AUD







 

OSCAR SCHMIDT HAWAIIAN FRONT
OSCAR SCHMIDT HAWAIIAN FRONT

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MACCAFFERI

G30

1952

WHITE

 I personally love the Maccaferri, I just feel there's something about them. I had a 1932 Selmer Maccaferri so yes I can truly appreciate these. This one we picked up some 9 month's ago and at that time the headstock was damaged beyond restoration, so a decision was made to install a new faceplate and once the headstock was opened up the tuners wear was evident so new banjo tuners were installed.  

We then had a beautiful mother of pearl faceplate made then the name / decals from the original were replaced making I think a great looking alternative to the damaged one..

 This model G30 would usually have a nickle tailpiece but  it was missing and an original could not be had so we decided to install a vintage style jazz tailpiece which I think works very well. The body, front, back and sides were then polished and now it looks as one would expect. The back of the neck does have a couple of the white dot's missing but these are purely decorative and do not effect anything. So what about the sound and how does it play you ask.?....well it plays as one would expect..great and it sounds like a real jazz box or amazingly it would make a great blues guitar. In VGC+ and had some work yes but looks, sounds and plays great, Comes with a non original hard case

RS-29

 
 
$2295
AUD

MACCAFERRI G30 CLOSE RS-29
MACCAFERRI G30 CLOSE RS-29

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MACCAFERRI G30 SIDE ON

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MACCAFERRI G30 IN CASE RS-29
MACCAFERRI G30 IN CASE RS-29

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MACCAFERRI

G40

ACOUSTIC

GUITAR CIRCA

1952

 

Looking for a great present for someone who's got just about everything...well look no further..!!

If your looking for that collectable guitar that's quite different from your usual Strat's, Tele's or Les Paul's this is the one for you. It has that real bluesey sound about it and it also has a great Gypsy Jazz feel & sound as well. These are made circa early 50's and designed by the great and legendary maker Maccaferri himself. Designed as an alternative to the 'timber' guitars of the time sales were expected to be quite high, but alas, they weren't. Today some 70 years later these are very much desired and used in recording studio's for their unique sound... and desired by some great players and are in many great guitarists collections.

This particular one had a couple of tuner gears that were worn down and required us to get some new internal gears to be made, so now it's in pretty much 100% in great playable and collectable condition. The finish was polished by hand and several scratches that were present are now gone. Looks and feels fantastic...

RS-28 

 
 
$2795
AUD

MACCAFERRI G40 CLOSEUP
MACCAFERRI G40 CLOSEUP

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MACCAFERRI G40 CLOSEUP 2
MACCAFERRI G40 CLOSEUP 2

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MACCAFERRI IN CASE CLOSE

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GRETSCH

CHET ATKINS

COUNTRY GENT

1966

WALNUT FINISH

Firstly, I saw a used one of these in a music shop the other day, was made in Japan, several years old and $3100 aud....so now lets looks at this vintage Gretsch with those magnificent pickups that are so good..!!, these are absolutely great guitars to play, lot's of selector pickup options, the classic mute selector, the cool walnut finish with the binding just falling off in places (see pics we have not made pic's of every section where the binding is cracked or damaged but as you can imagine there are several spot's) Fretboard is rosewood, fully bound, painted on 'F' holes, vinyl cover scratch pad on the back, these are the rockabilly guitar you want to use and play live with, comes with it's original case, just had a full setup and fret polish as well VGC

RC-56

 

$4495

AUD

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BURNS
OF
LONDON
'MARVIN'
WITH
HANK
B MARVIN
SIGNATURE
circa 2004 

 

Burns of London Marvin signed by legend HANK B MARVIN who lives in Perth, a classic guitar with 60's style features. With it's Canadian hard rock maple flamed neck and it's alder body and not forgeting the rez'o'matic tremelo system, push pull pickup selectors, master volume and 5 way switch makes it a great 60' surf music guitar, not that it can't do other styles as well, a real beauty in exc+++ condition and comes with some case candy and an original case, although made in china a cool guitar

RC-43

 
 
$1495
AUD

PREVIOUS OWNER WITH HANK MARVIN
PREVIOUS OWNER WITH HANK MARVIN

HANK MARVINS SIGNATURE ON THE GUITAR (STARTING TO GET WORN BY THE CASE)

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BURNS CASE

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PREVIOUS OWNER WITH HANK MARVIN
PREVIOUS OWNER WITH HANK MARVIN

HANK MARVINS SIGNATURE ON THE GUITAR (STARTING TO GET WORN BY THE CASE)

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ONYX

L.P. STYLE

M.I.C.

 

Made in china ONYX, lot's of colours on the front, ok, it's a interesting colourful guitar, but if your looking for a stylish present for a nephew, niece or cousin, this would suit...

comes with a soft case

RC-41

 

 

$295

AUD

RC-41 CLOSE UP 1
RC-41 CLOSE UP 1

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RC-41 FRONT
RC-41 FRONT

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RC-41 TUNERS

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