From a sleepy, picturesque corner of Lincolnshire, Norman Mitchell’s Old Hat Guitars has long been supplying players in the know with high-quality vintage gear.
Back in the 1960s, catalogue guitars were the backbone of the US guitar industry, and this Silvertone 1457 offered ultimate convenience with a guitar and amp combo.
We’re no strangers to retro Rickenbacker electrics and basses, but ancient Ricky amps are a great deal less common. We power up this small and affordable 1960 M-8 combo…
A work of art from the jazz age, this premium priced archtop is a high-water mark of Gibson’s craft.
Some of the biggest names in pop history have played Epiphone Casinos, but this is one of the rarest of them all.
With a pair of Filter’Trons onboard but no G brand, this 1959 Gretsch Round-Up is a rare bird indeed…
With all of its original hardware in place and a sympathetic refinish by Clive Brown, Neil Ivison’s vintage Tele is a player’s grade gem.
If a played to death pre-CBS Strat is your fantasy guitar, this example from 1964 may be much as you have imagined it.
This played-in and wonderfully maintained Les Paul Special challenges some of the conventional wisdom on Gibson’s student rebels.
This iconic 1930s resonator bears a few battle scars and has been spared a refinish. It’s a prime specimen.