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Vintage guitars for sale: 1953


1953 Gibson GA-50

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98104, USA

$1795.00


1953 Gibson GA-50A gorgeous looking vintage Gibson amp! About 30 watts from a pair of 6L6’s and loaded original Jensen alnico 12″ and 8″ speakers. Very good condition and even still has the original back cover! Replaced handle. Sounds excellent and delivers a bold warm clean tone and fantastic crunch when pushed! For further details or questions, feel free to call us at our shop Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm PST at 206 382 0231 See our full inventory at emeraldcityguitars com Emerald City ... more


1953 Fender Fold Out Dealer Catalog

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, 37216, USA

$900.00


1953 Fender Dealer Fold Out Catalog Beyond Rare!! Has some wear and tear, but it's all thereYou need one of these for your blackguard Sold As Is - No Returns - PayPal OnlyThanks!... more

Vintage 1953 Epiphone Devon Archtop Guitar

BEAVERTON, OREGON, 97008, USA

$2100.00


1953 Epiphone Devon Archtop Guitar Hard Shell Case Included. Hand Built in New York. 17 1 / 4" Carved Spruce Top, Maple Back and Sides. Mahogany Neck. Built to very similar structural specs as the Triumph. They have a great sound with great volume, just as most Triumphs do, but they do have their own unique tone that distinguishes them from the Triumphs / Broadways. Tuners are period correct replacements. There are a couple of small repaired surface cracks on the top and a binding repair on the ... more

1953 Fender Telecaster

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98104, USA

$41995.00


1953 Fender TelecasterA prime example 50’s Blackguard! 100% original and super clean with only the lightest cosmetic wear. Neck dated 4-27-53 with a body date of 4-8-53 and signed “Eddie”. Comfortable, full neck without being overly chunky. While some early blackguard Tele’s can be a little shrill for some, this one has strong pickups with a thick, driving tone. The bridge pickup is very full and punchy with incredible dynamics and the neck pickup is fat and warm, while still retaining ... more

1953 Gibson Lap Steel BR6, w Orig Case , Amp w Cover & 2 Manuals Collectors Cond

STROUDSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, 18360, USA

$1525.00


Vintage 1953 Gibson B96 Lap Steel in original case and matching BR6 Amp with original cover. All items are in well preserved very fine excellent clean collectors condition. Everything on all items work perfectly A matched set together for 65 years. All original Gibson BR6 Lap Steel with original case and original BR6 amp, cover and 2 BR6 Manuals. The guitar, amp and case are in excellent clean condition. The guitar and amp work perfectly. The lap steel was checked out by Ant Farm Music and works... more

Vintage Circa 1953 Harmony H44 Stratotone

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10003, USA

$1499.00


Circa 1953 Harmony H44 Stratotone. This one has a ton of vibe with an old fiesta red refinish that looks amazing. Neck is a baseball bat that feels great and plays great. Original DeArmond pickup is super warm, clear, and punchy. This one is full of tone and vibe. Comes with a vintage soft shell case too. Guitar is exactly as pictured. Shipping in the USA is $65and $250 international Pay Pal Accepted. International Buyers – Please Note: Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the... more

Vintage 1953 Gibson J-50 Acoustic Guitar w / Original Case

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, 87102, USA

$2999.00


Well worn and loved 1953 Gibson J50. Serial number beginning with Y and 19 frets identifies it as a 53'. Action plays great as seen in pictures. Very deep bass. There are a few repaired cracks typical of a 60 year old guitar. On the top near the pickguard is a crude crack repair with visible glue. Only one hairline crack has not been repaired on the back, however it has been stable. The top has aged into a rich amber color. Oddly, some prior owner removed the finish and logo on the headstock. ... more

1953 Gibson L-50

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98104, USA

$1895.00


1953 Gibson L-50A wonderful 16″ archtop featuring a solid top. Very good condition with light cosmetic wear and finish checking. Tuners and bridge have been replaced, but the guitar is otherwise all original and crack / repair free. Setup with very comfortable action and plays great. This guitar has a very clear, punchy sound with a beautiful warmth that is perfect for Jazz and Folk styles! Includes gig bag. For further details or questions, feel free to call us at our shop Monday-Saturday ... more

Vintage 1953 Gibson L-4 Carved Top Killer Big Band Booming Archtop 1952 L4 L-5

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 60618, USA

$2150.00


Vintage Correct Parts is proud to offer, for your consideration, A completely original and fantastic Vintage Original 1953 Gibson L-4 You're looking at a simply breathtaking Gibson Archtop, hand carved with the love and pride of a country just off the high of coming home from WWII victorious. It was a high time in American history and the Kalamazoo craftsmanship of the late 40's and early 50's reflects that high minded prideful era. We are very proud to present this amazing and unique L-4 for ... more


VINTAGE 1953 NATIONAL MODEL 1140 GUITAR WITH FAMOUS "STYLIST" NECK

RAVENNA, OHIO, 44266, USA

$699.00


… 1953 National Model 1140 Archtop. All original except tuners. Spruce top and maple back and sides. Body is 15" wide at the lower bout. Nice player and sounds good. Has the requisite sound for an old archtop. I love the art deco look of these old Nationals. From the great pickguard to the bound headstock with the script logo. Has the great National "Stylist" neck that has no heel I picked up the tuner plate and peeked under. Has some extra screw holes that are all plugged and repaired ... more

1953-1956 Vintage Les Paul Gold Top Conversion

MORGAN HILL, CALIFORNIA, 95037, USA

$11950.00


1953-1956 Vintage Les Paul Gold Top Conversion. The guitar started out as 1953 Les Paul Gold Top. I had the 53-56 conversion done by RS Guitarworks. RS reset the neck (the guitar had an existing headstock repair), installed the aged bridge and tail piece, refinished the guitar in the vintage gold lacquer, including the back of the neck, installed new frets and restamped the original Serial Number on the back of the headstock. RS did an excellent job on the guitar. The finish on the guitar has ... more

1953 Gibson LG-1 Tobacco Sunburst w / Original Softshell Case!

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98126, USA

$2099.00


1953 Gibson LG-1The one, the only, the Elite Stratocaster. Built in the early 80s these guitars had some appointments similar to a normal Strat as well as some appointments that catered to the rockers from the era. This 83 Elite is overall in great shape and sounds fabulous. Great playability up and down the neck. Cool Strat! Comes with the original hardshell case. - See more at: http: / / www vintageandrare com / product / Fender-Elite-Stratocaster-1983-Elite-Sunburst-25645#sthash kJCQRHTr ... more

1953 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop (GIE1039)

LOVELAND, OHIO, 45140, USA

$21995.00


1953 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop, Nice full neck! Two P-90 pickups, Trapeze tail piece, Superb example, Fine instrument! Excellent condition, Clean original hard case Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4... more

1953 Gibson GA-20 Tube Amplifier

PALATINE, ILLINOIS, 60074, USA

$1000.00


Up for sale my Vintage Gibson 1953 GA-20 tube amp. Its used and looks used. sounds great. breaks up nicely even at low volume. Google "Gibson 1953 GA-20" and you will find positive reviews of how great these amps sound and they are an exceptional value. There are also number of YouTube videos posted where you can hear the great tone / sound of the GA-20. To me it sounds a lot like my 1953 fender tweed deluxe but it is 1 / 3 the cost. The amp has a new power cord - old cord was old and brittle ... more

1953 Vega E-300 Archtop Jazz Guitar

MARIETTA, GEORGIA, 30067, USA

$1250.00


This is a beautiful Boston made Vega archtop from 1953 in remarkably nice condition. It has what is sometimes referred to as an "iced tea" sunburst. Hardly a nick on it anywhere and no signs of checking. It has a 17" wide lower bout, a 25" scale, and a 1 11 / 16" nut. The original DuoTron pickguard and pickup are gone, and a Fishman Archtop bridge pickup has been installed. The Fishman saddle is sitting on the original bridge base. The original saddle is in the Fishman box as shown. The pickup ... more

COMPATIBLE TO FENDER TELECASTER 1953 1966 REPRODUCTION VINTAGE WIRING HARNESS

CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA, 33990, USA

$88.00


THIS IS A REPRODUCTION WIRING HARNESS FOR THE 1953 THROUGH 1966 FENDER TELECASTER, USING CLOTH COVERED WIRE, CTS SOLID SHAFT POTS, CRL 3 WAY SWITCH, REPRODUCTION CAPACITORS AND SWITCHCRAFT JACK. THIS IS AS CLOSE AS YOU ARE GOING TO GET TO AN ORIGINAL VINTAGE WIRING HARNESS. CHECK OUT MY OTHER LISTINGS AT MY EBAY STORE !!!... more

1953 Gibson ES-175D - Sunburst

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, 29607, USA

$4499.00


One of only 182 ES-175D Sunbusrsts made in 1953, this also was one of the last 100 guitars Gibson made in 1953. The guitar is in all original condition, except for the addition of a strap button on the underside of the neck heel joint, and it appears to have been refretted at some point. The playability is absolutely superb. The strings can be set to extremely low action if desired without fretting out. There is room at the bridge for adjustment either up or down, as desired. The guitar has ... more

1953 Martin 0-15 Acoustic Natural w / HSC!

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98126, USA

$2899.00


1953 Martin 0-15 AcousticThe one, the only, the Elite Stratocaster. Built in the early 80s these guitars had some appointments similar to a normal Strat as well as some appointments that catered to the rockers from the era. This 83 Elite is overall in great shape and sounds fabulous. Great playability up and down the neck. Cool Strat! Comes with the original hardshell case. - See more at: http: / / www vintageandrare com / product / Fender-Elite-Stratocaster-1983-Elite-Sunburst-25645#sthash ... more

1953 Fender Deluxe

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98104, USA

$3495.00


1953 Fender DeluxeVery good condition with only minor wear to the tweed covering. Original 12″ Jensen P12R Alnico speaker has been re-coned by Gordon “Speakerman” Kjellberg and sounds fantastic. Replaced 3-prong power cable and newer speaker wire, but otherwise stock. Sounds great delivering a saturated, compressed overdrive with a nice feel and sag. A prefect vintage amp choice for home, smaller stages and recording! For further details or questions, feel free to call us at our shop ... more


Gibson 1953 Southern Jumbo

ELIZABETH, COLORADO, 80107, USA

$3700.00


1953 Gibson SJ. This one has been out and played. It has been complety gone through All braces glued , Neck reset, new buttons with the original, and crack in lower bout fixed. Comes with old alligator balck soft case.... more


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