Sound Clip: 1966 Fender Jaguar Lake Placid Blue

Sound Clip: 1966 Fender Jaguar Lake Placid Blue

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Gibson's golden banner "Only a Gibson is Good Enough"

Gibson's golden banner "Only a Gibson is Good Enough"

Gibson acoustic guitars manufactured during World War II exhibited an odd feature: a golden banner reading "Only A Gibson is Good Enough." Current records indicate that the banner was applied to low...
Custom Color Fender Guitars

Custom Color Fender Guitars

The Fender Electric Instrument Company's catalogs offered standard finishes only at no additional cost until 1957. Until then, only popular artists and people with friends at the Fullerton factory were...
1965/66 Fender Stratocaster: Fiesta Red

1965/66 Fender Stratocaster: Fiesta Red

Fender's custom color Fiesta Red was available as a catalog option from about 1960 until 1969. The color is better described as a Salmon Pink which often leads to confusion...
Happy 4th from True Vintage Guitar!

Happy 4th from True Vintage Guitar!

Happy 4th! Here are a few vintage Fender guitars with custom color/matching headstocks: 1969 Fender Competition Mustang in Red, 1967 Fender Coronado II in Olympic White, 1962 Fender Jazzmaster in Lake...
Vintage Fender Starcaster Guitars

Vintage Fender Starcaster Guitars

Fender debuted a totally new model for the 1976 production year: the Starcaster. Fender's brand was built upon the solid body electric guitar market but the Starcaster totally defied its...
Summer intern at True Vintage Guitar

Summer intern at True Vintage Guitar

  Summer intern Will Carlisle with a 1965 Fender Jazzmaster. Will is hanging out this summer and helping with the social media work load. He will probably end up playing...
Jeff Tweedy's 1936 Gibson L-00 Black with Maple rims

Jeff Tweedy's 1936 Gibson L-00 Black with Maple rims

Here's a lovely tune from Jeff Tweedy of Wilco on a guitar he purchased from my shop in 2014. This 1936 Gibson L-00 was made with an odd feature: flame Maple...
1965 Sears Silvertone 1483 (Danelectro Made)

1965 Sears Silvertone 1483 (Danelectro Made)

This killer Silvertone 1483 just left the shop for a new life making music. The 1483 was the smallest of the head and cabinet Danelectro made Silvertones featuring a ~23 watt...
Want to buy: Vintage DeArmond R25t

Want to buy: Vintage DeArmond R25t

I'm looking to buy a vintage ~1960 DeArmond R25t. These amps were made in Toledo, OH by Rowe Industries for the DeArmond brand name. They feature two Jensen 10" speakers....
Vintage Guitar and Amp Recently sold

Vintage Guitar and Amp Recently sold

Recently sold at True Vintage Guitar: 1966 Fender Deluxe Reverb-Amp and 1970 Fender Competition Mustang. What an incredibly clean pair! The vintage Fender Deluxe Reverb came in locally from a...
1950 Martin 000-28

1950 Martin 000-28

This player ready workhorse came in to the shop via trade: a 1950 Martin 000-28. I've long considered Mahogany my tonewood of choice but the Brazilian Rosewood on this one was both...