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Retro recreation

Fender George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster

Fender George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster

By | 2017, Artist Signature Models, Limited edition, New Release, Retro recreation | No Comments
Fender Custom Shop release the George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster – a very special limited edition replica of the guitar that Fender built specifically for Harrison in 1968. It was the first all-Rosewood guitar ever to be produced by Fender and was used to record “Let it Be” and famously played during the Beatles last live performance on the “Rooftop Concert” in London January 1969… Read More

 
Shergold Masquerader SM01-SD Thru Dirty Blonde

Shergold Masquerader SM01-SD

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The Shergold Masquerader is back! The Shergold Masquerader SM01-SD has been re-designed for the 21st century by British luthier Patrick James Eggle. The original Masquerader was used extensively by artists such as New Order, Joy Division and Genesis in the 1970’s and 80’s. This modern reinvention of an iconic British guitar makes a polite nod to its 1970’s heritage, then quickly heads off in its own new direction… Read More

 
Gretsch G6131MY-CS Custom Shop Malcolm Young Salute Jet

Gretsch G6131MY-CS Malcolm Young Salute Jet

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Gretsch Custom Shop USA release the G6131MY-CS Malcolm Young “Salute” Jet. The long-awaited new signature guitar is based on Young’s 1963 Jet Firebird – nicknamed “The Beast” – and is limited to 40 pieces worldwide. In development since 2008, the Gretsch Custom Shop team have painstakingly recreated all the details of his battle-scarred axe, including the stripped paint job, missing pickups and heavy relic damage… Read More

 
Gretsch G6134T-58 Vintage Select '58 Penguin Vintage White

Gretsch G6134T-58 Vintage Select 58 Penguin

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New Gretsch G6134T-58 Vintage Select ’58 Penguin is a return to production of a very rare bird – only 50 Penguins were made between 1958 to 1962. The 2017 Penguin has been added to the Vintage Select range of modern classic Gretsch guitars with TV Jones pickups modelled on the original Filter’Tron’s for that classic Gretsch sound and period-correct Bigsby and Space-Control bridge to capture the original vibe… Read More

 
Fender Duo-Sonic HS Daphne Blue

Fender Duo-Sonic HS

By | 2016, New Release, Retro recreation | No Comments
Fender add new models to their Offset lineup and re-introduce their Duo-Sonic guitar. The new Duo-Sonic HS is a modernized version of a student-turned-classic instrument originally released in 1956 with extra twists, some extra features and some cool new colours. The HS refers to the Humbucker & Singlecoil pickup combination whereas the standard Duo-Sonic has two Singlecoils… Read More

 
Fender Duo-Sonic Capri Orange

Fender Duo-Sonic

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Fender re-introduce their offset Duo-Sonic guitar. The Fender Duo-Sonic was originally launched in 1956 as a “student” model guitar and has been in and out of production since. The new Duo-Sonic is a modern take not a strict re-issue featuring two single-coil pickups, a classic short scale 24”, hardtail bridge and some cool new colours… Read More

 
Guild Newark St Bluesbird Iced Tea Burst

Guild Newark St Bluesbird

By | 2016, New Release, Retro recreation | No Comments
The Bluesbird reflects Guild’s return to yet another historic solid body model. Originally released in 1970 as the solid body counterpart to the M-75 Aristocrat, the Bluesbird was subject to a few design changes over the decades. Today’s reissue features a carved Maple top and maintains many of the aesthetic traits of the M-75 Bluesbird of the late 1960’s… Read More