Hence, the foreign guitar manufacturers gave us what we wanted. Here I’ve highlights a few of my 60’s guitars, but it only scratches the surface. ” It took me a while, but now I see his point of view.
You’ll see the inspiration for launching Eastwood Guitars in these images below. I took it to the local luthier and asked him to refinish it, to remove the awful sticker. A couple of Fender Duo-Sonics, which were the inspiration for the Warren Ellis Tenor Series.
and its family was a very popular archtop guitar, available in one way or another for nearly a decade.
Sears sold a bunch, and it pretty much ruled the roost of f-hole acoustics.
During the past 20 years, baby boomers looking to reclaim their lost, garage-band youth have contributed to the surge in vintage guitar collecting.
As you’d expect, prices for the best examples have risen accordingly. Style designations for its flat top guitars have remained fairly consistent since the 1850s.
It has been 30 years since Sears ended its association with the Silvertone brand, but the public's association is so strong to this day that many still believe Silvertone is a Sears brand.
It is a testament to the success and quality of Sears' Silvertone products that the public still associates the two names so closely.
Companies that had been manufacturing Accordions for 20 years, retooled for electric guitars.Archtops are the other umbrella category of acoustic guitars. First introduced in 1922, the guitar didn’t become popular until the 1930s, when guitars in general overtook banjos as the stringed instrument most beloved by the public. As for D’Angelico, it offered the incomparable Excel.Other vintage acoustic guitars favored by collectors are the so-called cowboy guitars from the 1930s through the 1950s.We're always adding musical instruments that can ship internationally. Email us and we'll pass along your request to the manufacturer.
Some of the most collectible vintage Martin flat tops include the Dreadnoughts from the 1930s, but any 12 or 14-fret steel-string models from the mid-1920s until the mid-1940s will bring a good price.