Tuesday, September 28, 2010

1975 Hagstrom Swede in Mississippi for $375

This looks like a 1975 Hagstrom Swede to me - these were imported by Ampeg from Sweden and had a strong following back in the day.  These are nicely made guitars - very solid build quality, nice woods and decent pickups.    The fact he has the original case is a big plus - nice package for below market price.



Date: 2010-09-28, 12:13PM EDT

Reply to: see below


This is a beautiful electric guitar in a natural finish that sounds as good as it looks! It comes with its original hard case too. There is one rub on the front of the guitar that is small (maybe one inch long) and could be buffed out.

Call for more information. 517.629.5155

1968 Teisco K2-L in Wash DC area for $225

The K2-L is one of the more desireable Teisco's and with minor tweaking can actually be played out and used as back-up or 2nd guitar for live work.  These "German Carved" bodies feel like a smaller version of a Mosrite and the pickups actually have some punch.  But the bottom line is these "sharkfin" Teisco's with the 2x4 Headstock are just some of the coolest looking Indie Garage guitars in the hisoty of the guitar biz (IMHO).

This one is a little bit trashed - but not too bad - a perfect specimen would cost a lot more.


Vintage Teisco K2L guitar -- great player - $225 (Dupont Circle, DC)


Date: 2010-09-28, 11:46AM EDT

Reply to: sale-un82k-1977911532@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


I have a vintage Teisco Del Rey K2L electric guitar, probably from 1968. This guitar has a great vintage vibe, a beautiful deep red finish, and is one of the more sought after Japanese Teisco models from the 1960s. Mine, I think, is from 1968. Here are a couple videos of this model guitar in action:



Mine plays great, has the tremolo arm (which is so often missing from these old guitars), and is all original. There are a couple minor things missing: 1) one of the control knobs, 2) a cover for the tremolo unit that is almost always missing on these, 3) the logo and serial number badges. Most of this stuff comes up frequently on Ebay.

Also, it is not in pristine condition. Call it what you want--reliced or road worn--there are quite a few scratches, dings, and a couple areas of missing finish. I've pictured the worst bit on the last pic. None of these effect the playability of this guitar, and I actually think the blemishes make it look much cooler.

Electronics work fine.

Email with something specific like your phone #, where you're coming from, and/or when you'd like to come by. Cash only.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Vintage Cowboy Stencil Parlor Guitar in Spokane WA for $75

The seller is calling this a "Toy Guitar" but the Cowboy Guitar collectors out there may recognize this "Wagon Train" model... looks like a 1950's Kay model to me. 


Toy Guitar - $75 (South Hill)


Date: 2010-09-24, 1:49PM PDT

Reply to: sale-4xek4-1971730446@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Very cool old wooden toy guitar. It has some old autographs which add to it's charm.

509-953-6813 or reply to email.

•Location: South Hill

Vintage 1930 (?) Silvertone Archtop near Columbus OH for $40

The seller is calling this a 1930 Silvertone archtop which I guess is posible but that would make it older than most Silvertones - I think Sears was selling a similar guitar line called "Supertone" prior to 1940 but you'd have to look that up.  Either way this looks like a nice old Kay or Harmony made archtop for a decent price.


1930 Silverstone Acoustic Guitar - $40 (London, Ohio)


Date: 2010-09-26, 3:46PM EDT

Reply to: sale-kkgsk-1974710757@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Good condition. Is very old, and a GREAT collectors item. Please call 740-248-3476 if interested, or email me.

•Location: London, Ohio

Friday, September 24, 2010

Framus Texan Acoustic in Milwaukee for $200

For some reason these seem to be coming up lately - here is another Framus Texan acoustic.  These are substantial guitars - resonant, booming, loud and sturdy.  They have an auspicious history with Country and less traditional Folk players.


Framus acoustic guitar Vintage - $200 (Sussex)


Date: 2010-09-24, 9:10AM CDT

Reply to: sale-uztcg-1970889614@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Vintage Framus Texan!

Plays fantastic smooth and sweet

Interested leave a number I will get back to you!

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Silvertone 1457 at Swap Meet in Peoria IL for $180

This is a pretty decent looking Silvertone 1457 for the price.  Hopefully the pickups both work - that switch is definitely shot - that's how they break, the throw arm seperates from the switch - I had the same problem on mine and found a cheap Chinese Replacement at Radio Shack that works just fine.  Note that those are ON-OFF-ON SPDT swtiches - so the standard Gibson type pickup switches do not work. 


Sears Silvertone 1457 Vintage Electric Guitar - $180 (Peoria, Illinois)


Date: 2010-09-23, 3:29PM CDT

Reply to: sale-pfkdr-1969876764@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


1960's Silvertone 2 "Lipstick" pickup electric guitar. Has metallic finish, double cutaway. Guitar is in fair condition and will need some repairs. Very collectible!!!

Located at A-Z Swap Inc. 414 SW Adams St. Peoria, Illinois 61602 ( 309-637-4531 ) Please mention you're calling about an item on Craigslist. Thanks

Friday, September 17, 2010

TrueTone (Kay) electric in Roundrock TX for $165

These are great slide guitars - just like the seller says.  They are really neat and unusual and have a sizzling clear tone - thick necks and and nice solid wood bodies.   I can't tell but this one could be red or natural. 

Where the heck is Roundrock TX??


Vintage 60s TrueTone (made by Kay) 5-string - $165 (Round Rock,TX)


Date: 2010-09-06, 7:41PM CDT

Reply to: sale-vzjmq-1940063992@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Here is a mid 60s vintage TrueTone electric guitar, made by the highly collectible Kay, and this one has pegs for 5 strings. I have been playing it Keith Richards style in an open tuning with a slide, and it has the tone for that job in surplus. Includes original case fitted for its odd bodystyle.$165. 5128255805

•Location: Round Rock,TX

Silvertone 1482 at GC in Houston TX for $349.99 - nice amp for nice deal.

The Guitar Center in Houston has this vintage Silvertone 1482 listed for only $349.99 - that' s pretty good considering the exact sme amp is going for $895 at the GC in Nashville.

I've purchased several vintage guitars and amps online with GC and the good part is sometimes they will even let you use the 10% or 15% off coupons -- and they pack well and ship for very cheap -usually only about $15 or $20 for a little amp like this.   Definitely worth checking it out.


106049299 GUITAR AMP

USED SILVERTONE 1482 1X12 COMBO AMP (7) @443 09061

Details » Amps Guitar Center North Houston

Houston, Texas 77090


Now Only



Available In: North Houston Telephone: Manager: Rachel Hansbro

USED SILVERTONE 1482 1X12 COMBO AMP (7) @443 090610

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Two Guitars - Framus Texan? and Teisco Semi-Hollow for $80 in Boulder CO

This may be a real Framus Texan or it could be a very good Japanese copy - it has the proper tailpiece and headstock design but I don't see the Swedish maker's name on it.  The Electric is a mid 60's 3 pickup semi or 335 type full hollow made in Japan - it has a great looking Bridge with adjustable saddles and a mute. 

If she is selling both of these guitars with cases for $80 that is a heck of a deal.


Acousic Guitar and Electric Guitar from the '60s - $80 (Louisville)


Date: 2010-09-15, 5:36PM MDT

Reply to: sale-bn3kv-1956176306@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


I have two guitars for sale, one an acoustic and one an electric guitar from the 1960s. I am the original owner of both. They are very sentimental to me but it is time to let them go. Please email or call me if you want a picture of either or both. Contact Joyce at 303-859-1961.

•Location: Louisville 

1975 Stratocaster - Sunburst Hardtail w Maple Board in KC for $950

Wow!  This guitar may by a refinish but that is still a great price for a 35 year old Strat.  I love a hardtail and I'd be jumping all over this one if I didn't already have a 1979. 

I'd be a wee bit suspicious of the middle pickup and switch since they don't seem to have the same aging as the other hardware - but that could just be a trick of the light.


Vintage 1975 Fender Stratocaster Strat Guitar Hardtail - $950 (Oak Grove)


Date: 2010-09-14, 4:18PM CDT

Reply to: sale-tjmrt-1954112039@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


I have a 1975 Fender Strat for sale. Great body and a perfect neck.the body has been professionally refinished by Dave Seuferling one of kansas citys finest. Comes with a period specific case.$950 firm (you'll be hard pressed to find a new strat at this price)


•Location: Oak Grove

Airline 1960's model 7214 Electric Guitar with tube amp in case in Livermore CA for $350

These 7214's are quite rare and while not quite a professional guitar the pickups sound great and if set up properly you can play the livin hell out of these.  The body on one of these is not deep but they are very resonant - sort of like a Melody maker.  And the Valco built case amps (with 6V6 power) kick the bejeezus out of the comparable Silvertone.  This is not a toy!


1960's Airline Guitar with tube amp in case - $350 (dublin / pleasanton / livermore)

Date: 2010-09-10, 3:45PM PDT

Reply to: sale-d2jng-1947392538@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

This is model number 7214. these guitars where from montgomery wards and pretty common. Some online searches clain this model combination is somewhat rare. Same guitar down to the color is offered on Ebay at a buy it now price of $800.

The guitar has some dings but plays. The amp sounds very nice and warm. I need to sell this fairly soon, so make an offer!

Airline 9001-B tube combo in NJ for $60

Nice little airline tube amp for a nice little sum.   This is the same as a Danelectro Cadet - Three tubes, about 5 watts, and a hot chassis (as in "bbbzzzzzzz") but these sound great when you crank them up and hit the front end hard with a fuzzbox.  Can you say "Jesus and Mary Chain..?"  hehe

BTW - these are very light and easy to ship if he removes the tubes and wraps it up.


Airline 9001-B Guitar amplifier - $60 (Central NJ (08824))

Date: 2010-09-11, 9:52AM EDT

Reply to: sale-gbse6-1948097360@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

Price reduced!

Airline / Montgomery Wards 9001-B Guitar tube guitar amplifier. Mid 60's, Danelectro built, small, low wattage, great for recording! Local pickup only. Please email for details.

•Location: Central NJ (08824)

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Gorgeous Airline 3 pickup electric in Alameda CA for $300

Look at the condition of this 1960's Airline electric.  Wow!  This is not one of the Eastwod reissues this is a real 1960's Airline and it is in amazing condition.




Date: 2010-09-02, 10:49PM PDT

Reply to: sale-n9zrc-1934069966@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]



Up for grabs tonight is a vintage Airline Guitar. Aboslutely no scratches and no blemishes of any kind.

It comes with a case and some extra strings. Would like to sell it ASAP by the end of tomorrow.

I'm located in Alameda. 300 OBO. No lowballers. text me. 510.8467046. Thanks!

Airline sunburst Mandolin w OHSC in Chicago for $125

Very cool little Mando in Chi-town for $125.  Check out those Kluson tuners - and an original hard (chipboard) case.   She'll do...


vintage airline mandolin - $125


Date: 2010-09-06, 9:52AM CDT

Reply to: sale-repaa-1939007019@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


very good condition,,plays and sounds great,with original case

Airline 62-9013A 18 watt tube Combo Amp w/ 12 inch Speaker in Huntsville AL for $225

One of my favorite vintage amps for a very good price.  Just listed a few hours ago.  No pic on the ad but we all know what it looks like.   - JC


airline mod. 62-9013A 12"SPKR - $225 (HSVGood condition)


Date: 2010-09-07, 12:10PM CDT

Reply to: sale-pgb6d-1941094613@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


All Original , Sounds good.

•Location: HSVGood condition

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Electromuse tube amp in St. Louis for $100

Regular readers of this blog may recall another Electtromuse amp I highlighted in Iowa a while back - that one was also going for $100.  There is no pic on the listing but this is likely a fairly similar amp - upper shelf Chassis with a 10 inch alnico speaker similar to the highly prized Premier amps of the late 40's. 

Worth checking out if you are into wicked old school amps - awesome crunch on these amps at volume.


Old Electromuse Tube Amp, Great for Guitar or Harp - $100 (St. Louis)


Date: 2010-09-02, 5:11PM CDT

Reply to: see below


Late 40's or early 50's Electromuse tube amp. Great amp for guitar or harp. Lots of crunch when turned up. Two 6V6 power tubes into a 10 inch alnico magnet speaker. One 6SL7 preamp tube and one 5Y3 rectifier tube. Volume and tone controls plus brilliance (presence) switch. Filter and tone caps replaced.well cared for and not abused, Please see photo's for complete details at this page.Click here. Call Friday. i will be home 314-761-1402

•Location: St. Louis

Electromuse Amp in St. Louis for $100

Guild Thunder Tube COmbo amp in Dayton for $150

I believe the Guild Thunder came in several versions - looks like this one uses 6GW8 output tubes - they look like EL84 tubes but sound more like 6L6's. 


Vintage 60's Guild Tube Amp - $150 (N. Dayton)


Date: 2010-08-30, 12:45PM EDT

Reply to: sale-xwwqk-1881404862@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Very could condition Guild amp from aroud 1964. Tolex looks rel nice, grillcloth has a small split . All tubes are Guild brand. Speaker has been replaced but from what I have read that's a good thing. Amp sounds great but does cut out at high volume. Thats about all I know about it. There are review at link below.


1964 Rickenbacker 15 watt tube amp in Tecumseh MI for $300

This 60's Rickenbacker amp seems to have a lot in common with an Ampeg Jet - it's a dual 6V6 with 2 preamp tubes and a tube rectifier.   That layout and the 12 inch Jensen make for a nice little package.   The seller is comparing it to a Vibro Champ but this amp should put out a lot more volume and punch than a little 6 watt Champ.   Nice solid looking cabinet and simple hand wired circuit should make this a winner.


60's Rickenbacker Amp (Rare) - $300 (Tecumseh)

Date: 2010-08-30, 5:52PM EDT

Reply to: sale-4gzrk-1927938133@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

Not much info available on rick amps. I think that its 1964 E-12, but I've never seen one in black. Has tremolo, Jensen C12Q speaker. 2 6V6 power tubes, 2 preamp tubes.

Very cool amp. Sounds cool, great tremolo. Breaks up nice too. Great alternative to a '64 Vibro Champ.

Kalamazoo KG-2 in Milwaukee for $300

This is a nice looking Kalmazoo KG-2 probably circa 1965 for only $300.  Nice deal on a sort of Mustang-ish 2 pickup electric with real vintage mojo.  These are great for Indie players and artsy types (like me).


Vintage 60s Kalamazoo Guitar by Gibson - $300 (Milwaukee)


Date: 2010-09-01, 8:46PM CDT

Reply to: sale-thgcz-1932067675@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


I have a vintage 1960s Kalamazoo Electric Guitar. It is in fairly good condition. It is, however, missing the volume and tone knobs. I also do not have a case for it. Please call 414-737-4715 if interested.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

EKO Ranger Acoustic w hardcase - Made in Italy - in San Diego area for $95

It's a real shame that this EKO ranger was obviously dropped at some point - but the chips and crack don't seem to penetrate the wood - just the super thick finish.  Still a good deal for an old EKO Ranger with a nice hard case.  There are lots of very large pics on the listing if you link through to it.


Vintage Italian Acoustic Guitar with case - $90 (SDSU)


Date: 2010-08-31, 9:20AM PDT

Reply to: sale-fwchz-1929152213@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Selling EKO Ranger VI 1972

Made In Italy

Includes deluxe hard-shell case with shiny gold interior

Maple top


case included

It is a 50 year old guitar so it has a few chips, dings and scratches (See pictures)

Plays wonderfully, it needs new strings.

Call Javier

619 - 717-7256

College Area

Harmony MIJ Acoustic Dove Copy - in Kansas City for $65

This is a neat looking sunburst Dove Copy probably made at the Aria factory in Japan for Harmony in the late 60's or early 70's.   Probably sounds pretty good and some nice well-aged wood for the price.


Harmony Custom Acoustic Guitar w/strap new strings Nice Vintage - $65 (Kansas City, MO)


Date: 2010-08-31, 2:10PM CDT

Reply to: sale-jtw3v-1929540991@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


I have this custom Harmony guitar in great shape. I dont play much. Its a custom guitar. There a couple scuffs but the majority of the guitar is great. This would be great for anyone who wants to start playing or likes old acoustic guitars. Its got a strap and new strings. I need rent money. :)


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