1976 Gibson ES-355td

1976 Gibson ES-355td

The top of Ted McCarty's Thinline Electric Spanish family of guitars debuted in 1959 as the ES-355td Stereo Varitone. It featured all top of the line appointments including humbucking pickups, Ebony fretboard with large pearl block inlays, custom headstock overlay, gold plated hardware, and thick multi-ply binding throughout. The revolutionary…
1976 Fender Deluxe Reverb

1976 Fender Deluxe Reverb

The Fender amplifiers with Reverb have been an industry standard for electric guitar tone since their introduction in 1964. The Deluxe Reverb-Amp is the most popular of the line with its manageable ~22 watt output and 12″ speaker. The Reverb and Tremolo that this amp features has become the benchmark by…
1976 Roland RE-201 Space Echo

1976 Roland RE-201 Space Echo

The Roland Space Echo and Chorus Echo units were made from 1973 to 1990 and became an industry standard for reliable tape delay, reverb and chorus effects. The RE-201 Space Echo was the first of the line to introduce Echo and Reverb in one unit. These units are solid, quality echo…
1976 Ibanez 2680 Bob Weir Professional Model

1976 Ibanez 2680 Bob Weir Professional Model

The mid to late 1970s was a golden age for guitar manufacturing in Japan. The US manufacturers were hard pressed to compete with the price and quality of product that Japan was making. This time period gave us some great collectible classic gear such as the Ibanez Artist guitar series…
1974 Fender Starcaster

1974 Fender Starcaster

    1974 Fender Starcaster! "The Starcaster. It's a sound at home in New York, Nashville, or Detroit. An instrument built to meet all the demands of the studio, stage and road." Fender Starcaster advertisement, 1976.   Model: Starcaster Manufacturing Year: Serial number 599677 on the neck plate, 1974 Truevintageguitar.com Specifications: Thinline, semi-hollow offset waist body,…
Early 1967 Martin D-18

Early 1967 Martin D-18

The D-18 was always Martin's workhorse dreadnought that did everything from recording to cutting through the mix of a live band. The Mahogany back and sides really seem to even out the typical Martin low end (potentially muddy) boom and provide a mid range boost. The result is a guitar…