The collection belonged to late pharmacist and musician John “Hurlo” Hurlston.
Over the years, musical-instrument-industry veteran Gary Gand has amassed as many stellar guitars as he has great stories. We head out into the Californian desert in search of a guitar oasis.
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.
Whether its sourcing rare instruments for Joe Bonamassa, or providing vintage guitars for movies such as Back To The Future and This Is Spinal...
Betts' Allman Brothers bandmate Dan Toler also used this Gibson.
We asked a range of vintage-guitar aficionados, industry experts, dealers and players for tips on securing the guitar of your dreams.
The third instalment of this series features an incredible 1969/1970 Telecaster and Fender Super-Sonic.
If you want to know something about buying vintage guitars, there are few better people to ask than Joe Bonamassa – so that’s exactly what we did. Writing exclusively for Guitar.com, Joe gives us his top tips for buying vintage.
Following an extensive overhaul, Guitar Center’s Hollywood location may have a new look, but what really matters hasn’t changed a bit. We check out some jewels from the vintage room.