Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tag: Vintage

Gary Richrath’s 1959 Gibson Les Paul is a raw, rock-oriented Burst

With its spectacular faded flametop and double-cream pickups, this 1959 Les Paul is a fire-breathing rock monster with a storied past. Time to meet the Richrath Burst.

Graham Nash is auctioning off 19 guitars from his personal collection

Topping the list is a 1969 Martin D-45 played at Woodstock.

DIY Workshop: How to clean up and restore a vintage guitar

A rather lovely 1964 Gibson ES-330 is on the workbench this issue, but the processes are applicable to any old guitar. Only basic tools and some specialised cleaning products are required and the luthiery skills don’t extend much further than care and common sense.

Take a look inside ATB Guitars’ vintage treasure trove

It's quickly becoming one of the UK's best vintage guitar shops.

This Kalamazoo KG-14 is brimming with Dust Bowl tones and vintage...

Take a closer look at a stunning late-1930s example of the flat-top acoustic model made famous by Robert Johnson.

Take a virtual tour of David Gilmour’s upcoming guitar auction

A taste of what’ll go down on the Christie’s show floor in just a few days.

This 1967 Epiphone Casino comes in an ultra-rare Pelham Blue finish

We have The Beatles to thank for the popularity of the sunburst Casino, but this custom-colour model from the psychedelic era is a collectible delight.

In Pictures: Gardiner Houlgate’s June 2019 auction

These beautiful specimens are about to go under the hammer at the upcoming Gardiner Houlgate guitar auction.

Vintage Bench Test: 1979 Gretsch White Falcon

With a single owner from new, this White Falcon from the tail end of the Baldwin era is in near-mint condition and comes with a case that looks like candy. Time to embrace the bling…

DIY Workshop: Converting a 1989 Greco into a 1954-style Les Paul...

An eight-part series documenting a worn single-cut’s journey to becoming a relic’ed Goldtop.

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