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Vintage guitars for sale: 1951

1951 Fender Precision Bass Neck

1951 Fender Precision Bass Neck

Pembroke, Massachusetts, 023**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$200

This came off 1951 Fender p bass with the serial number 1203. It is an original 5 1 bass neck. There is a crack in the headstock as can be seen in the photos. The frets are all lifting and would need a complete restoration. Need some love ❤️
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1951 Fender Nocaster Vintage Electric Guitar Butterscotch w /  Case, Telecaster

1951 Fender Nocaster Vintage Electric Guitar Butterscotch w / Case, Telecaster

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$51000

Up for sale, a 1951 Fender Nocaster in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. Crafted at the tail end of the brief period between this model's original Broadcaster branding and the Telecaster name which would supplant it by late '51, this guitar exists in the tiny sliver of Fender history between these two model names, with a simple "Fender" waterslide decal on the headstock (thus the Nocaster moniker)
Complete with a full suite of vintage electronics, hardware, and plastics, ... more
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Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster Guitar, Maple, Butterscotch Blonde

Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster Guitar, Maple, Butterscotch Blonde

Mickleton, New Jersey, 080**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2495

Experience the classic sound of Fender with this American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster Guitar. Crafted with a beautiful maple body and finished in Butterscotch Blonde, this guitar is the perfect addition to any musician's collection
And yes, the price includes the case.
In the Philly or southern New Jersey locale? Come by and see it and save on shipping
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Excellent Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster, Maple Fingerboard, Butters

Excellent Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster, Maple Fingerboard, Butters

Jenison, Michigan, 494**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2450


Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster, Butterscotch Blonde w / Hard Case
Condition
Light wear: One minor scratch on the back body of the guitar. Lacquer debris around the string ferrules on the back of the guitar
Description
The Fender® American Vintage II series presents a remarkably accurate take on the revolutionary designs that altered the course of musical history. Built with period-accurate bodies, necks and hardware, premium finishes and ... more
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Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster w Original Case - Excellent

Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster w Original Case - Excellent

Lorain, Ohio, 440**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1899

Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster w Original Case - Excellent condition. Barely used. Light pickguard shop wear. These are fantastic guitars. Sell for 2449 00 This one is like new. Built to exact 51 specs. Ash body with nitro finish on body and neck, vintage tuners, brass saddles, single ply black pickguard. Vintage tall frets. Vintage 51 pickups. plays and sounds great. Just set up with new strings. Neck action is great with no fret outs. Excellent resonance. You can ... more
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1951 Fender Pro TV Front Tweed Vintage Tube Guitar Amp 1x15 w /  Jensen P15N

1951 Fender Pro TV Front Tweed Vintage Tube Guitar Amp 1x15 w / Jensen P15N

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4000

Up for sale, a 1951 Fender Pro, retaining the original tweed intact and fully serviced, complete with a vintage tube set. This was the very first iteration of this classic lacquered tweed "TV front" model, and this era Pro is perhaps best known as being the amp Buddy Holly recorded all of his hits on at the Norman Petty studio in New Mexico. A very powerful and high fidelity amp in its day, the Pro pushed close to 40 sweet and dynamic tube watts through one 15" Jensen P15N alnico speaker. The ... more
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Rickenbacker Electro M-12 1951 1X12 15 Watt Combo Guitar Amplifier

Rickenbacker Electro M-12 1951 1X12 15 Watt Combo Guitar Amplifier

Brooklyn, New York, 112**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$900

1951 Rickenbacker Electro M-12 Combo Amplifier
Super cool vintage guitar amp!
The amp can get loud and keep up with a drummer! It has sweet break up on the first two channels at about halfway though the volume control
The amp has 3 input jacks, each with their own volume control and one master tone control. The "Microphone" input has the highest volume, "Instrument 1" is slightly more tame than the mic input, and "Instrument 2" its very padded and much lower in volume than the other 2 ... more
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1951 Epiphone Emperor Acoustic Electric Jazz Guitar

1951 Epiphone Emperor Acoustic Electric Jazz Guitar

Islip, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6999

This offer includes a vintage 1951 Epiphone Emperor Acoustic Electric Jazz Guitar. The top is made of the finest carved spruce attainable. The back and sides are made of quilted solid carved maple. The cutaway is not as curly as the sides. The neck is made of 7 pieces of curly maple, grafted together. The tuning machines are all original. The bindings are brand new.
The electronic components that have been professionally installed are not original to the instrument. The bridge pickup is a ... more
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Epiphone Electar Zephyr Lap Steel Guitar Vintage 1951 Blonde All Original W / OHSC

Epiphone Electar Zephyr Lap Steel Guitar Vintage 1951 Blonde All Original W / OHSC

Spring Hill, Florida, 346**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1100

Vintage
1951 Epiphone USA Electar Zephyr Hawaiian Lap Steel Guitar
All Original & Sounds Great!
Great Condition Overall Without Issue
Solid Wood Body FON #7897
With Original Case Pictured
PLEASE DO NOT mistake picture glare for flaws . If you think you're seeing something not mentioned in this listing, please ask!!
Here's The Run Down:
This is a Hard To Find 1951 Vintage Epiphone USA Hawaiian Lap Steel Guitar that's in great condition over all for a 72+ / - year old ... more
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Rare 1951 Fender 8  Deluxe Lap Steel Guitar  w / Case for parts / project

Rare 1951 Fender 8 Deluxe Lap Steel Guitar w / Case for parts / project

Rahway, New Jersey, 070**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1200

selling a 1951 Fender 8-string lap steel guitar with original case as shown



took a lot of pictures to showcase exactly what is being sold , condition, what is included


no further testing has been done

missing strings , pickup

if its not shown , is not included


feel free to ask any questions
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1951 Martin 000-18

1951 Martin 000-18

Fredericksburg, Virginia, 224**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6500

The 1950s Martins represent the beginning of affordable vintage instruments, with the construction finally remaining consistent for the next 60 years. These 18 models featured Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and bridge, South American mahogany back & sides, and Sitka spruce top. The 000, or Orchestra body size, is one of the most comfortable having the shallowest depth of all the Martin models, yet still remaining one of the largest lower bouts. These features combined create a punchy, clear ... more
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- RARE - 1951 Fender "Pro" Tweed Amp Original Cover 15" Jensen Tube Amplifer

- RARE - 1951 Fender "Pro" Tweed Amp Original Cover 15" Jensen Tube Amplifer

Buffalo, New York, 142**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7000

This is an amazing Rare Amplifier. The Fender "Professional" Pro Amp. This is a really early wide panel. The original Jensen speaker isintact and sounds amazing. The pro amps are more powerful that the deluxe amps. I believe these are about 40 watts with more headroom Incredible tone. amazing amp. This was also recapped and serviced. The amp is quiet and runs strong These run the 6L6 power tubes. The tube layout is shown in the pictures. Just a really awesome amplifier. The amp tweed has some ... more
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1951 CF Martin 00-18G nylon string Classical Guitar with case 121907

1951 CF Martin 00-18G nylon string Classical Guitar with case 121907

Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 189**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2900


Serial # 121907
1951 CF Martin 00-18G nylon string Classical Guitar with caseRecently had a neck re-setThe joint is not the most perfect, it could use a little more cosmetic touching up to make it really great but the neck angle is great nowAction is very nice and at the correct angleFrets are excellent Plays and sounds really niceComes with case as shownFinish is original except the seam and the neck jointOtherwise no crack or repairsJust some normal finish checking and light scratches ... more
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1951 Gibson L5 Archtop Guitar Natural

1951 Gibson L5 Archtop Guitar Natural

Farmingdale, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$14999

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Gibson ES-350 1951 Sunburst

Gibson ES-350 1951 Sunburst

Mountain View, California, 940**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6950

1951 Gibson ES 350 in Sunburst finish Guitar has modified wiring-Selector switch, Master Volume, Master Tone. A previous owner had the guitarover buffed, as a result , the outer ply of the body binding was over heated, as were the original knobs (included) ,causing some cracking and crumbling inthe body outer ply binding only-the neck and headstock binding is fine. Guitarhas Repro Tailpiece and Repro Kluson Tuners. At one time there was astrap button installed on the neck heel, and has been ... more
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1951 Epiphone FT-110 Vintage Jumbo Acoustic Guitar w /  Case

1951 Epiphone FT-110 Vintage Jumbo Acoustic Guitar w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5000

Up for sale, a 1951 Epiphone FT-110 in excellent condition, professionally maintained and complete with the original hardshell case. One of very few pre-Gibson Epiphone models that surface for sale, this FT-110 is a premium jumbo model, made in Epiphone's New York factory. This vintage acoustic has received all the proper care it's due, with a professional neck reset, new nut and compensated bone saddle, and a new tortoise pickguard (original also included)
Tonewoods include an X-braced ... more
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NATIONAL GUITAR Triplex Chord Changer 1951 Acoustic Lap Steel Guitar

NATIONAL GUITAR Triplex Chord Changer 1951 Acoustic Lap Steel Guitar

Judsonia, Arkansas, 720**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1300

This is a rare vintage NATIONAL GUITAR Triplex Chord Changer, an Acoustic Lap Steel Guitar from the year 1951. It has six strings and is designed for right-handed players. The beautiful brown body color and the unique design of the guitar make it a great addition to any collection. The guitar comes with a hard case and picks to complete the set.
The model year and type of the guitar make it a collectible item for guitar enthusiasts. The guitar is perfect for lap steel playing and produces a ... more
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1951 Gibson L-7C Archtop

1951 Gibson L-7C Archtop

Redwood City, California, 940**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4650

Gibson produced the L-7C (for cutaway) from 1948 until 1972. Designed to be a more affordable alternative to their pricey L-5 line, the L-7 was essentially the same instrument without all the bling, ie. extra bindings and inlays. The two guitars were built with the same dimensions and bracing. They shared the same tonewoods including carved spruce tops, carved maple back and sides and a maple neck (albeit using different material on the fretboard with ebony on the L-5 and Brazilian rosewood on ... more
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Used Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster LH Butterscotch Blonde

Used Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster LH Butterscotch Blonde

Winchester, Virginia, 226**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2000

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Used Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster - Butterscotch Blonde w / Maple FB

Used Fender American Vintage II 1951 Telecaster - Butterscotch Blonde w / Maple FB

Winchester, Virginia, 226**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2020

ProAudioStar DJ GEAR INSTRUMENT GEAR LIVE SOUND RECORDING MICROPHONES HEADPHONES ACCESSORIES SOFTWARE LIGHTING BUNDLES Authorized Dealer
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Fennder Custom Sho pLimted 1951 Nocaster Super Heavy Relic Nocaster Blonde 2023

Fennder Custom Sho pLimted 1951 Nocaster Super Heavy Relic Nocaster Blonde 2023

Farmingdale, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4599

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Epiphone Devon 1951 - Tobacco Burst w /  Original Case

Epiphone Devon 1951 - Tobacco Burst w / Original Case

Huntington, Indiana, 467**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2300

For sale is a Epiphone Devon 1951 - Tobacco Burst w / Original Case in Good Condition!
These are super rare archtops. Hard to find and especially in good playable condition and with the original case!
Everything works and sounds great!
As seen in the above photos, it's an old guitar so it does have understandable wear such as binding shrinking and becoming discolored and lots of finish checking
The original case does not have the handle but it's in overall very good condition ... more
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Vintage 1951 Gretsch Electromatic 6163 ??Deluxe?? Tube  /  Valve Amp Made By Valco

Vintage 1951 Gretsch Electromatic 6163 ??Deluxe?? Tube / Valve Amp Made By Valco

Lincoln, LN6***, UNITED KINGDOM

£1795

1951 GRETSCH 6163 Electromatic "Deluxe" made by Valco

This amp has been fully serviced to the stock schematic drawing by Terry Dobbs (aka Mr Valco) in Indiana USA.

The original Rola speaker has been reconed by Gordon Kjellberg in Seattle, he is one of the very best in the business, he uses light weight cone material like what was used in that period

It really does sound amazing and is full of patina, it is a wolf in sheep clothing with its aged look,... more
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Fender Champion 600 Vintage Tube Guitar Amp & Fender Steel Lap Guitar 1951

Fender Champion 600 Vintage Tube Guitar Amp & Fender Steel Lap Guitar 1951

Richmond, British Columbia, V6X***, CANADA

$5750

Fender Champion 600 Vintage Tube Guitar Amp & Fender Champion Lap Steel Guitar
This is a very rare find. These are all original. This amp is authentic Vintage from 1951. The serial number is 4199 as seen in the pics. I also have a Fender Champion Lap Steel Guitar and the Serial number is 4201. This auction is the complete package. See the video below that shows the pair working together:
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One knob and the truth. What... more
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Epiphone 1951 FT-79 Texan Jimi Hendrix & Kurt Cobain Acoustic Guitar + Case

Epiphone 1951 FT-79 Texan Jimi Hendrix & Kurt Cobain Acoustic Guitar + Case

Hamburg, 20***, GERMANY

€26999

Here for sale is an Epiphone 1951 FT-79 Texan Acoustic Guitar made in New York USA. This particular model was famously played by Jimi Hendrix as his main acoustic guitar and Kurt Cobain who used one at home and on tour from 1992 onwards
FOR THE BEST PRICE GO DIRECT TO GUITAR-SMITH OR COLLECT IN PERSON. MORE HI RES PHOTOS, DEALS, DEMO VIDEOS, LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR, ART, MUSIC & COLLECTIBLES AT GUITAR-SMITH
SALE WAS ??49, 999 NOW ??26, 999!
This is the extremely rare early version of ... more
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1951 FENDER TELECASTER BROADCASTER NOCASTER POTS 250K ORIGINAL

1951 FENDER TELECASTER BROADCASTER NOCASTER POTS 250K ORIGINAL

Gravesend, DA11***, UNITED KINGDOM

£600

I took these out of a nocaster 20 years ago ?? at the time the volume pot was causing problems but the tone pot was definitely working without any issues
These are listed as ?parts not working?? just to cover any returns issues
I??ve put these both on a meter and can get no reading so am selling these as non working but I have no doubt one does!
They are coded as follows 304106 and 304109 the volume pot has 4 clamp arms missing from the casing (see photos) whilst the second pot is ... more
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Gibson LG-2 1951 Vintage Acoustic Guitar

Gibson LG-2 1951 Vintage Acoustic Guitar

Guildford, GU1***, UNITED KINGDOM

£5950

Stunning Gibson LG-2 acoustic guitar from 1951. Rare to have the firestripe pickguard but it was reintroduced for a few months in the year
Great neck and playing action, has had a neck set in the last few years to keep it playing as it should. Sounds incredible. X-braced, far superior to the LG-1
Crack free. Non-original hard case. Trying to Guildford. 07747603909
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1951 Epiphone Zephyr Emperor Varitone Archtop Vintage USA

1951 Epiphone Zephyr Emperor Varitone Archtop Vintage USA '50s Electric Guitar

Southend-on-Sea, SS1***, UNITED KINGDOM

£7999

This 1951 Epiphone Zephyr Emperor Vari-Tone is a great example of the innovations Epiphone made in the electric guitar market. The denotations ??Zephyr?? and ??Regent?? are Epiphone lingo for an electric model with a cutaway, respectively. This instrument features three original New York pickups which can be combined into many possible combinations with the 6-button switching system. Features the original Bakelite pickup mounts, Frequensator tailpiece, compensated rosewood bridge and ... more
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1951 Gibson L4C

1951 Gibson L4C

Toronto, Ontario, M5J***, CANADA

C $6750

We have a sublime 1951 Gibson L-4C in original Sunburst that has some story's to tell
The absolute Gem of Gibson Archtops. Very low action on that Brazilian Rosewood fretboard and is just screaming "PLAY ME!" Truss rod in perfect with tons of life left. A few holes were drilled during its long life near the trapeze anchor
This guitar was well loved and needed a few structural repairs before it was ready for sale
Repairs are as follows
• Re-Glued bracing
• Repaird ... more
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Martin 000-21 1951 - seltene Vintage-Gitarre mit top Klang + 1a Bespielbarkeit

Martin 000-21 1951 - seltene Vintage-Gitarre mit top Klang + 1a Bespielbarkeit

Michelstadt, 64***, GERMANY

€11595


Martin 000-21 1951
This Martin 000-21 1951 is the real thing. A players dream ?? it sounds like a dream - simply a great and rare early post war guitar!
C F Martin has produced high quality guitars over far more than hundred years. Their guitars are played by countless guitarists in performance and recordings. Their acoustic guitars are the most famous in the world
The C F Martin 000-21 has a basic body design also known as standart auditorium This guitar features a Spruce top ... more
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