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Vintage guitars for sale: 1953


1953 GIBSON ES-140
WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, 27105, USA
$2800.00

es140 1953 GIBSON ES-140. Beautiful, dare i say museum quality condition? A very rare closet classic find. This model was only manufactured between 1950 and 1955 after which Gibson changed to a thinner body model (ES-140T). This is a 3 / 4 scale version, full body depth version of the ES-175. All original except for the tuners which were replaced with exact drop-in replacements due to the fact that the original plastic buttons were cracked and broken. No extra holes or repairs. Some light finish... more


1953 Gibson L5-CESN (#GAT0014)
LOVELAND, OHIO, 45140, USA
$29900.00

1953 Gibson L5-CESN, Extremely Rare Blonde finish with P-90 pickups, Gold Hardware, Ebony fingerboard with Pearl block inlays, Gorgeous Flamed Maple back, sides and neck, Pickguard signed by Scotty Moore, Beautiful top of the line model, Excellent condition with original brown hard case, $29, 900... more

1950's Fender Champion 6-string guitar lap steel body original 1953 1954 1955
CLEVELAND, OHIO, 44102, USA
$219.99

Up for sale is a 1950's Fender Champion lap steel guitar body. Great shape! The body has no structural issues; cosmetically, light scuffs and a couple small nicks of no significance. Original tuners in decent shape; usually, these tuners fell apart but these are still intact (for now). Original plate. Original finish, original routes. Fretboard has light wear. 1954ish. Will gladly ship international - email me. Thanks for looking!... more

1953 Gibson GoldTop les Paul 53 to 56 conversion
KEAAU, HAWAII, 96749, USA
$6900.00

amazing player! this baby has been on stage for ever. neck repair back in the seventies . the headstock was replaced and the fret board and headstock logo was saved, tail piece installed. very solid repair. seventies clear bobbin P90 pickups that sound amazing the neck is not as fat as original, the adjustable bridge makes her like a 56 .no original hardware .the sweetest Les Paul I ever played. refinished back in the seventies Top is very nicely aged .Our Family home got devastated by Lava on ... more

1953 Fender Telecaster Vintage Electric Guitar Ash, Tadeo signed neck w / Case
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98103, USA
$12599.99

Up for sale, a 1953 Fender Telecaster in excellent condition and in perfect working order. Restored with great care by our techs here at Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar in conjunction with other premier talents in Northwest guitar building, this Tele delivers the classic tonal palette one expects with Fender's first model. Little needs to be said about the sound of an early blackguard Tele, yet it's worth noting that this example is incredibly dynamic and resonant. Snappy and twangy in the bridge ... more

1953 Gibson ES-295 (GAT0399)
LOVELAND, OHIO, 45140, USA
$9995.00

false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 1953 Gibson ES-295, Gold finish with floral pickguard, Gold hardware, Florentine cutaway, Two P-90 pickups with crème covers, Trapeze tailpiece, Lovely instrument! VG , Original hard case, $9, 995... more


1953 Gibson L-7 CN Vintage Archtop guitar L7 (#GAT0159)
LOVELAND, OHIO, 45140, USA
$7995.00

1953 Gibson L7-CN, Rare Blonde, Cutaway, Parallelogram Inlays, Professionally refretted, New guard, Attractive maple back & sides, Great set up! EC, OHSC $7, 995 This is a beautiful guitar that is very pleasant sounding & easy to play! It’s all original besides being refretted & the replaced pickguard. There is a small professionally filled & touched up strap button plugged hole by the heel (see picture) The action is low & there is plenty of room on the bridge to come down. It has action of 4... more

Epiphone Zephyr Emperor Regent 1953 Natural
OMAHA, NEBRASKA, 68114, USA
$4250.00

HERE IS A TRUE CLASSIC! This is before Gibson bought Epiphone. The 2017 Vintage Guitar Price Guide had this listed at $4000-6000 for natural. The 2018 Vintage Guitar Price Guide had it listed at $5000-7000 also for natural. (Sunburst is valued at $4000-5500 for 2018) This one is in great shape for a 65 year old guitar. It has been recently set-up and plays wonderful. Great patina with finish checking. The neck is straight with no buzzing. The wear on the finish is in the usual spots(see pics), ... more

1952 Gibson Les Paul Custom Jack & Jack Plate USA Real 3-Ply 8" Leadwire 1953
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 84105, USA
$249.99

1952 Gibson Les Paul Jack & Jackplate Awesome and original Gibson Les Paul Custom 3ply jack from 1952. Works for all Les Paul Customs and some high-end lapsteels of the era. Good amount of oxidation and patina on the jack and plate but works fine still. 8" of the original braided leadwire with rubber slipcover. Also, the original heavily oxidized mounting screws are included. SKU# 3554... more

1953 EPIPHONE ZEPHYR BLONDE ARCHTOP ELECTRIC GUITAR WITH CASE
WHITMORE, CALIFORNIA, 96096, USA
$1500.00

This is an Original 1953 Epiphone Zephyr Archtop electric guitar model 321 in very RARE blonde finish with Gibson J-200 hardhell case. I purchased this guitar in 2002 from a collector. The guitar has been displayed in our theater / studio since I purchased it. I have attach the collector's description of the guitar - last photo. The guitar is in great condition. Will be professionally set up prior to shipping... more

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