1968 Gibson SG Standard

1968 Gibson SG Standard

Gibson’s SG body style debuted in 1961 as the next version of the Les Paul signature model. It wasn’t until 1963 that the “Les Paul” graphic was removed from the headstock in favor of the classic “Crown” inlay and it was renamed “SG Standard.” The SG featured a solid Mahogany…
1967 Guild Starfire V CH

1967 Guild Starfire V CH

The Starfire V from Guild introduced in 1963 closely resembled Gibson's successful ES-335 model with a few main differences. The Cherry finished Starfire V was constructed from a laminate Mahogany body with solid center block as opposed to Gibson's laminate Maple. Not only that, but Guild's version of the humbucking…
1967 Gibson ES-330td

1967 Gibson ES-330td

Gibson's Thinline Archtop line has been an industry favorite since its introduction with the ES-225 T in 1955. The ES-125 TD, ES-330 TD and ES-335 TD were introduced a few years later and featured a traditional archtop body but decreased the depth of the body from about 3.5" to 1.75".…
1949 National Model 75 Amplifier

1949 National Model 75 Amplifier

The National Model 75 Amplifier appears to have been produced between 1943 and about 1950. The iconic tweed covering and large National brand badge on the front make this one easy to spot from far away. It features twin 6L6 power tubes that allow for plenty of clean head room…
1967 Fender Coronado II Olympic White

1967 Fender Coronado II Olympic White

The Fender Coronado was introduced in 1965 as a response to the success of popular hollowbody guitars like the Gibson ES-330. While similar to Gibson's ES-335, the Coronado's body differs in that it is fully hollow without a solid center block. The Coronado's body and neck were made and finished…
1964 Gibson ES-330 TDC

1964 Gibson ES-330 TDC

Gibson's Thinline Archtop line has been an industry favorite since its introduction with the ES-225 T in 1955. The ES-125 TD, ES-330 TD and ES-335 TD were introduced a few years later and featured a traditional archtop body but decreased the depth of the body from about 3.5" to 1.75".…
1966 Gibson ES-330 TDC in its original Lifton case

1966 Gibson ES-330 TDC in its original Lifton case

The ES-330 was Gibson's mid level thinline electric guitar. Unlike the ES-335, the ES-330 was fully hollow with no solid Maple block running the length of the guitar. It also featured two P-90 pickups and a neck that joined the body at the 16th. The thin, hollow body allows for great…
1962 Silvertone 1429

1962 Silvertone 1429

The Silvertone 1429 was the pinnacle of the Sears catalog guitar line when it was introduced in 1959. The thinline archtop construction was becoming very popular as a result of the Gibson ES-335 of the same time period. The 1429 was built by Harmony for Silvertone and was the exact same body as…