Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Vintage

Latest News

An enormous selection of Gary Moore’s gear is going up for...

88 items will be put up for auction, including guitars, pedals and amplifiers.

Leonard Joel to auction off John Hurlston’s collection worth over $200,000

The collection belonged to late pharmacist and musician John “Hurlo” Hurlston.

Norman’s Rare Guitars starts selling instruments on Reverb

Whether its sourcing rare instruments for Joe Bonamassa, or providing vintage guitars for movies such as Back To The Future and This Is Spinal...

Reviews

Vintage Bench Test: 1959 Fender Jazzmaster

This ash-bodied 1959 Jazzmaster sports a gold anodised pickguard and a blonde finish, making it one of the rarest and most collectible offsets in the Fender canon. Although its price tag that places it firmly in the wheelhouse of collectors and rockstars only, we wonder about the impact that ash has on vintage Jazzmaster tone.

Vintage Bench Test: 1964 Gibson Firebird III

Finding a vintage reverse-body Firebird without a headstock repair is hard enough, but when custom colours are thrown into the mix, they’re scarce indeed.

Vintage Bench Test: 1961 and 1963 Fender Stratocasters

If you’ve ever wondered whether vintage tone is in the wood or the pickups, this pair of custom-colour pre-CBS Fender Stratocasters may help settle the issue.

Buyer's Guides

The Reverb Top 10: Vintage Modulation Pedals

Love old-school modulation units but don't know which one to pick up? Here are a few of the most popular models...

Essential Guides

How to buy a vintage guitar – tips from industry experts

We asked a range of vintage-guitar aficionados, industry experts, dealers and players for tips on securing the guitar of your dreams.

DIY Workshop

DIY Workshop: How to refret a vintage Fender guitar

Getting old frets out is generally a lot harder than getting the new ones in. Here’s how to refret a vintage Fender with a little lateral thinking.