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Vintage guitars for sale: 1952

1952 EPIPHONE TRIUMPH REGENT ACOUSTIC ARCHTOP GUITAR

1952 EPIPHONE TRIUMPH REGENT ACOUSTIC ARCHTOP GUITAR

Bridgeport, Connecticut, 066**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4200

1952 EPIPHONE TRIUMPH REGENT ACOUSTIC ARCHTOP GUITAR. This is a factory cutaway, 17 3 / 8 " , carved acoustic Archtop. Condition is quite nice with finish checking, original parts, some paint chipping and the typical binding shrinkage
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Gibson L-50 F-Hole Archtop Acoustic- Sunburst (1952)

Gibson L-50 F-Hole Archtop Acoustic- Sunburst (1952)

Mansfield, Ohio, 449**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2850

Metronome Music inspects and test all used gear before listing and again before shipping. Photographs are of the product that will ship and accurately represent condition and appearance.
SERIAL / FACTORY ORDER NUMBER: Z1240 15 WEIGHT: 4LBS 12OZ Very Good Condition: This guitar is in very good condition overall with cosmetic wear typical of an instrument this age. The finish has nice even checking with no flaking or large areas of missing finish. The binding is in very nice shape ... more
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1952 Gibson ES-140

1952 Gibson ES-140

Loveland, Ohio, 451**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4995

1952 Gibson ES-140, ¾ size, Tobacco Sunburst, Full bodydepth, P-90 pickup, Smooth playing, Fine little instrument! VG++, NHSC
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~ 1952 Harmony H 50 Archtop Electric Hollowbody w /  Gibson P-13 Pickup Sunburst

~ 1952 Harmony H 50 Archtop Electric Hollowbody w / Gibson P-13 Pickup Sunburst

New York, 100**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1695

A stunning vintage circa 1952 Silvertone Model H50 arch top electric hollowbody in original Sunburst finish
This is an early example with deluxe headstock artwork and original Gibson made P-13 pickup
Pickup sounds just incredible. Super warm and fat and thick, great for Jazz and killer for Rock
Neck is straight and the guitar plays well all the way up and down with a good action
Comes with nice vintage original hard case, too!
A stunning vintage circa 1952 Silvertone Model ... more
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Vintage 1952 Fender Telecaster Neck, Tadeo Gomez Blackguard Broadcaster Nocaster

Vintage 1952 Fender Telecaster Neck, Tadeo Gomez Blackguard Broadcaster Nocaster

Chicago, Illinois, 606**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$17500

Vintage Correct Parts is proud to offer, for your consideration,
A fantastic and original
Vintage 1952 Fender Telecaster Neck
You're looking at an incredibly rare '52 Telecaster Neck. Signed by the legend himself - Tadeo Gomez
This neck was sent back to Fender around 1965 for new lacquer and a new logo. This is evidenced by the "Transition" Era logo applied to the headstock and the "repair and restoration" ID stamp on the heel of the neck (the pressed stamp 7263 and the ... more
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Vintage Kluson Deluxe Guitar Tuners 2356766 PAT. APPLD , 1947-early 1952, 3x3

Vintage Kluson Deluxe Guitar Tuners 2356766 PAT. APPLD , 1947-early 1952, 3x3

Hendersonville, North Carolina, 287**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$645

Vintage closed-back Kluson Deluxe tuner set with rare opaque original buttons, removed from a vintage Gibson acoustic. No bent shafts. Vintage 1947 to early 1952
Kluson Deluxe is stamped down the center of the gear cover, and there is no second tuner post hole on the opposite side of the gear cover. The bottom of the gear cover has an external ??PAT APPLD?? stamping, and on the bottom side of the tuners, stamped in the metal, it says ??2356766 PAT APPLD
In good condition. Please see ... more
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1952 gibson acoustic guitar vintage used

1952 gibson acoustic guitar vintage used

Bloomington, Indiana, 474**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3000

This is a 1952 Gibson LG-1 Acoustic Guitar. I've owned this guitar for 20 years, but I don't really use it much anymore. I purchased it at the Guitar Center in Lawndale, CA in 2003. It's in very good condition. The tone and action are both fantastic. It comes with a hard Gator case with keys. Serial# Z544 27.... more
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1952 Gibson Les Paul Standard MAX

1952 Gibson Les Paul Standard MAX '59 Burst Conversion Vintage Guitar w /

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

$30000

Up for sale, a 1952 Les Paul Standard MAX '59 Burst Conversion in excellent condition and in perfect working order. The name Peter "Max" Baranet reigns supreme in many Burst circles, revered for crafting a limited number of the world's finest replicas for players including Slash, Tom Petty, Eddie Van Halen, Zakk Wylde, Jeff Beck, and dozens of additional truly legendary names responsible for shaping the last four decades of popular music
And while the Peter Baranet's Burst replicas are in a ... more
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1952 Fender Telecaster Refinished as a Broadcaster

1952 Fender Telecaster Refinished as a Broadcaster

Wilmington, Delaware, 198**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$19000

For sale is a 1952 Fender Telecaster that has been refinished as a 1950 Fender Broadcaster. The neck was sprayed with Nitro and has a modern 'Fender Broadcaster' headstock decal. The body, unfortunately, was refinished with a modern Poly-type paint, and someone added a date to the body to support the Broadcaster refin. The Pickups are period correct (confirmed by Lindy Fralin). All hardware is correct. The pick guard is not period correct (modern plastic).
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1952 Martin 00-17 acoustic guitar

1952 Martin 00-17 acoustic guitar

Loveland, Ohio, 451**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6495

1952 Martin 00-17, All Mahogany body, Tortoise pickguard, Lovely warm tonality, Has had a neck reset, Ready to enjoy, Gorgeous guitar, Truly a fantastic model, VG++, Newer hard case
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1952 Martin D-18 Natural

1952 Martin D-18 Natural

Antioch, Tennessee, 370**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6999

Very good condition 1952 Martin D-18. All original. Pickguard was removed earlier in the guitars life. Almost posted as excellent condition as the back and sides are very well kept. Slight wood discoloration on the top. A few nicks and cracks but very light. Bridge has been reglued but could benefit from a look over. Very full and loud ring out of this acoustic, and it feels like the wood has had a good amount of time to open up. Comes with pictured hard shell case. Kept in a smoke free, pet ... more
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Kay Harmony Archtop Guitar Bridge Vintage  1952 Part 1953

Kay Harmony Archtop Guitar Bridge Vintage 1952 Part 1953

Plano, Texas, 750**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$175

Rosewood construction , nickel wheels, Normal light vintage wear , string grooves are excellent , No Cracks! Nice vintage bridge. Thanks for looking
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Vintage Fender 1950

Vintage Fender 1950's Blackguard Knob Set - 1952 Telecaster Esquire Broadcaster!

Chicago, Illinois, 606**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$495

Vintage Correct Parts is proud to offer, for your consideration,
A fantastic and completely original
Vintage 1950's Fender Blackguard Tele Knob Set
Absolutely stunning and super clean set of early 50's Blackguard knobs. Rare and correct for that awesome early 50's Tele, Esquire or Broadcaster
Also correct for a P-bass from the same era
This is an awesome matched set in super nice shape.
Get it back to stock, get it VINTAGE CORRECT
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1952 Gibson ES-295 Electric Guitar 100% Original with Case

1952 Gibson ES-295 Electric Guitar 100% Original with Case

Birmingham, Alabama, 352**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$19995

This is about as nice of a 100% original 1952 ES-295 as you can find. The gold finish on these doesn't age well. Making this one, well above average.
The guitar has no breaks or cracks and needs nothing. The original frets have plenty of life left, the truss rod works as it should, and the guitar plays extremely well all the way up the neck. Even the original case is in great shape.
There really isn't much else to say, this is just a great playing guitar in great condition. 0 ... more
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Vintage 1952 Fender Champion 600 tube amplifier amp Fresh filter caps VG+ Clean!

Vintage 1952 Fender Champion 600 tube amplifier amp Fresh filter caps VG+ Clean!

Lubbock, Texas, 794**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2350

Vintage circa 1952 Fender Champion 600 all-tube 3-watt 1x6" Guitar Amplifier==Intact tube chart and inspection tape (can't quite read the inspection signature, starts with "L " )==Fresh filter capacitors (no hum), reproduction handle, ersatz back panel, otherwise original and in VG+ 8 / 10 overall condition or better -- much less wear and tear than most of these, the "tolex" covering is quite thin! Presents very nicely==And it sounds good, it's strong for only 3 watts==Ships worldwide==
If ... more
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1952-55 OEM FENDER TWEED TWIN OUTPUT TRANSFORMER TRIAD 2485 5C8 5D8

1952-55 OEM FENDER TWEED TWIN OUTPUT TRANSFORMER TRIAD 2485 5C8 5D8

Bridgeport, Connecticut, 066**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1750

ONE set of exceedingly rare original oem output transformers for a 5C8, 5D8 FENDER Tweed TWIN 2485 output transformer.
4 ohms Secondary impedance 25 to 30 watts
This is a clean working unit. There is a bit of varnish on the leads from the V P.I. process where transformer windings are submerged in hot varnish and then pressurized with air to force the varnish deep into the windings. This serves as insulation and moisture (non condensing), protection and is part of the manufacturing ... more
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1952 Fender Champion Champ Lap Steel with Original Tweed Case

1952 Fender Champion Champ Lap Steel with Original Tweed Case

Jackson, Tennessee, 383**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1100

This is a 1952 Fender Champion Model Lap Steel Electric Guitar made in Fullerton, California. It has a yellow pearloid finish with a hardwood body and includes the original case. It was recently professionally hand-wired by J R. Burns Stringed Instrument Repair Co. in Homewood, AL. It shows some general wear overall, with minor scratches on the body. It has three small nicks (pictured) in the finish next to the jack and corrosion on the headplate and bridge cover. See photos for condition. This ... more
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1952 Gibson ES-350N a very rare factory 2 P-90 pickup 350 a Blonde Bombshell !

1952 Gibson ES-350N a very rare factory 2 P-90 pickup 350 a Blonde Bombshell !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$13495

This is a really cool Arch Top that??s an exceedingly unusual example of a 2 pickup ES-350N from 1952. It??s got a gorgeous rich Blonde finish over a very flamey maple top, back & sides. It??s beautiful full feeling & playing 3 piece maple neck sports a black Stinger w / a 1 11 / 16?? wide nut ! Its got a white bound double parallelogram inlaid rosewood fingerboard. You get a killer variety of jazz tones thru its 2 black P-90 pickups. She got a set of gold no-line Kluson tuners. It??s ... more
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Original c1952 Arnold Hoyer Vintage Archtop Guitar Herr im Frack 1st series RARE

Original c1952 Arnold Hoyer Vintage Archtop Guitar Herr im Frack 1st series RARE

Miami, Florida, 331**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1650


All original Arnold Hoyer Archtop Guitar - Tuxedo Black First Herr im Frack series (1948-1954) RARE, Collectible, and Playable
HISTORY: The Herr im Frack ( " Gentleman in Tailcoat " ) series was produced by Arnold Hoyer in Erlangen, Germany after WWII until the late 1950s as a high-end professional jazz guitar. The most common model had both the traditional F-holes and a silly-looking center round hole that is unappealing today. Some were signed "Herr Im Frack" and some were not. This ... more
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RARE Vintage Original 1952 Fender Telecaster Broadcaster 250K  Pot

RARE Vintage Original 1952 Fender Telecaster Broadcaster 250K Pot

Fort Wayne, Indiana, 468**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$999

RARE Vintage Original 1952 Fender Telecaster Broadcaster Pot .Pot code 140222 .Shipping includes insurance... more
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Gibson 1952 Acoustic L-48 Good Playing Condition  Pro Setup with hard case.

Gibson 1952 Acoustic L-48 Good Playing Condition Pro Setup with hard case.

San Diego, California, 921**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1595

Welcome and thank you for taking the time to view my ad
Gibson 1952 Acoustic L-48 Good Playing Condition Pro Setup with hard case
Plays and sounds incredible, small chips and scratches, the back is a little swollen were the back meets the sides under 1 / 8" NOT A BIG DEAL! Does not affect sound or playability. Turners have been replaced but have the originals, trapeze has been replaced and bridge, comes with a Pro setup, new Martin strings and hard case
Professional Guitar Setup ... more
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RARE Vintage Original 1952 Fender Telecaster Broadcaster 250K  Pot #2

RARE Vintage Original 1952 Fender Telecaster Broadcaster 250K Pot #2

Fort Wayne, Indiana, 468**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1199

RARE Vintage Original 1952 Fender Telecaster Broadcaster Pot .Pot code 140222 .Shipping includes insurance... more
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1952 Matin 00-18 Guitar

1952 Matin 00-18 Guitar

Lakeland, Florida, 338**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$10000

This is a Vintage 1952 00-18 used Martin Guitar in very good condition. This has been a family heirloom that has been in my family for almost 75 years. This guitar has a mahogany with an ivory nut and saddle. It has a single owner whom has always kept in case and in air conditioned home
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Vintage 1998 Fender American Vintage Reissue 1952 Telecaster - 6lbs! - One Owner

Vintage 1998 Fender American Vintage Reissue 1952 Telecaster - 6lbs! - One Owner

Chicago, Illinois, 606**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2995

Vintage Correct Parts is proud to offer, for your consideration,
A completely original and fantastic
Vintage 1998 Fender "52" Reissue Telecaster!
Those that know vintage Fender know that these 80's and 90's "Blackguard" reissues are now becoming legendary guitars in their own right. This ONE-OWNER Collector owned Tele presents as un-played and as mint as you could hope to every find unless it was still sealed in it's original shipping box. The original case is very clean and ... more
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Gibson L-50 F-Hole Archtop Acoustic- Sunburst (1952)

Gibson L-50 F-Hole Archtop Acoustic- Sunburst (1952)

Mansfield, Ohio, 449**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2170

Metronome Music inspects and test all used gear before listing and again before shipping. Photographs are of the product that will ship and accurately represent condition and appearance.
SERIAL / FACTORY ORDER NUMBER: Z1240 15 WEIGHT: 4LBS 12OZ Very Good Condition: This guitar is in very good condition overall with cosmetic wear typical of an instrument this age. The finish has nice even checking with no flaking or large areas of missing finish. The binding is in very nice shape ... more
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Gibson J50 Acoustic 1952 - Natural

Gibson J50 Acoustic 1952 - Natural

Doncaster, DN6***, UNITED KINGDOM

£8999

FINESTSELECTIONSHIPPINGSPECIALISTS24 HourSupportLondon Vintage Guitars are please to offer:Gibson J50 Acoustic 1952 - Natural
@Denmark Street GuitarsClassic Gibson 
We are happy to offer the following 1952 Gibson J50 in collector , investor quality , details as follows 
Gibson J50 
1952 
Natural 
Internally / Externally Original 
Condition 9 / 10 ( Collector , Investor quality ) 
Case 
Comments 
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Fender American Vintage 1952 Telecaster Butter Scotch Blond  (1998)

Fender American Vintage 1952 Telecaster Butter Scotch Blond (1998)

Tattendorf, 2***, AUSTRIA

€2790

From Fender's "American Vintage Reissue" series: with its specifications based on the originals, it positions itself well away from the always modern "American Standard" and only slightly below the Time Machine series from the Fender Custom Shop. Fender used the best wood and nitro lacquer - everything like 1952
Up for sale is a 52 American Vintage Telecaster in Butterscotch Blonde. The guitar is in near mint condition. The guitar includes the original tweed case and a certificate of ... more
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Fender American Vintage

Fender American Vintage '1952 Telecaster "Butterscotch Blonde" 50th edition

Crewe, CW1***, UNITED KINGDOM

£2499

This Fender American Vintage electric guitar is a rare gem for any musician. With a solid wood body in Butterscotch Blonde colour, this 50th edition Telecaster is a right-handed player's dream come true. The guitar comes with a hard case for safekeeping and transportation. The brand Fender needs no introduction in the world of music, and this American Vintage model is no exception. With its unique features and high-quality performance, this guitar is a must-have for any serious musician. The ... more
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1952 Fender Lap Steel Guitar Dual 6 Professional RARE Vintage USA 50

1952 Fender Lap Steel Guitar Dual 6 Professional RARE Vintage USA 50's

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

£3999

Incredible 1952 Fender Dual 6 Professional lap steel guitar finished in butterscotch nitro. Electrics are working, and it comes in its original tweed hard case! These are impossible to find in this condition at 70 years of age! 50's Fenders are skyrocketing in value and are sound investment from this golden era of its early days. This is an instrument that will set you apart on stage and in the studio

This rare vintage Fender guitar is part of the world famous instrument ... more
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1952 Fender Telecaster Topf USA

1952 Fender Telecaster Topf USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

£1395

1 pot ONLY
* 250 K LIN
* dated 21st week of 52
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Gretsch Synchromatic 100 - 1952 - Sunburst - Hard Case - 2nd Hand

Gretsch Synchromatic 100 - 1952 - Sunburst - Hard Case - 2nd Hand

Sheffield, Yorkshire, S8***, UNITED KINGDOM

£1429

Great chance to pick up a nice 2nd Hand Gretsch Synchromatic 100 - 1952 - Sunburst - Hard Case
Gretsch Synchromatic 100 - 1952 - Sunburst - Hard Case - 2nd Hand Details:
Case / Box: Hard Case Overall Condition: Fair Serial: 5343 Weight: 5LB 6oz Notes: Includes Snowflake case This is a previously loved item and as such may have signs of use. Please note that whilst we do our best to picture our 2nd hand and Ex demo items in detail it is not always ... more
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1952 Fender Telecaster - hergestellt in den USA - NATÜRLICH

1952 Fender Telecaster - hergestellt in den USA - NATÜRLICH

COLOGNE, GERMANY

£11501


1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA :
* body has oversanding, extra screw holes, cracks at neck pocket, neck pickup cavity slightly routed and filled
* neck has a new trussrod and BIGGER frets installed, cracks around skunk stripe=check pic 11 & 12 had a bigger nut installed(now repaired), also 4 small holes in fingerboard at 17th & 21st fret =check pic 8, neck was sanded down a bit=overall about 1 mm is missing from nut to the neck end, NOT a baseball neck profile anymore ... more
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1952 FENDER TELECASTER BODY USA

1952 FENDER TELECASTER BODY USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€9952

1952 FENDER TELECASTER BODY - made in USA :
* super nice wood grain
* dated 11 - 24 - 52
* refinished in natural amber
* some oversanding around neck pocket=lip is gone
* 71 years old wood=TONE MACHINE !
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1952 Fender Telecaster Body USA

1952 Fender Telecaster Body USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

£7450

1952 FENDER TELECASTER BODY - made in USA :
* refinished
* uneven drilled body ferrules as usual for early Teles
* some oversanding around neck pocket
* neck pickup rout was made larger for a pedal steel pickup
* extra screw holes at jack input
* 52 date partially visible in neck pocket=check last pics
* SOLD AS IS - NO RETURNS... more
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1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA

1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€12950


1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA :
* body has oversanding, extra screw holes, cracks at neck pocket, neck pickup cavity slightly routed and filled
* neck has a new trussrod and BIGGER frets installed, cracks around skunk stripe=check pic 11 & 12 had a bigger nut installed(now repaired), also 4 small holes in fingerboard at 17th & 21st fret =check pic 8, neck was sanded down a bit=overall about 1 mm is missing from nut to the neck end, NOT a baseball neck profile anymore ... more
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1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA

1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA

Köln, 50***, GERMANY

€12952


1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA :
* body has oversanding, extra screw holes, cracks at neck pocket, neck pickup cavity slightly routed and filled
* neck has a new trussrod and BIGGER frets installed, cracks around skunk stripe=check pic 11 & 12 had a bigger nut installed(now repaired), also 4 small holes in fingerboard at 17th & 21st fret =check pic 8, neck was sanded down a bit=overall about 1 mm is missing from nut to the neck end, NOT a baseball neck profile anymore ... more
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GIBSON LES PAUL STANDARD 1952

GIBSON LES PAUL STANDARD 1952

Melbourne, 3***, AUSTRALIA

AU $64500


Superb condition Gibson Les Paul Standard Gold Top from 1952. No mods or alterations. Original pots, pickups and solder joins. No breaks or repairs. Nice light weight. Probably the best neck on any Gibson I've ever ever played, you will see what I mean :) .We will have more info and detailed internal pictures shorly. Comes with original Gibson hard case. For collectors and players alike
https: / / youtu be / h8DVCwqFI?si=vCFGo9MNJrczH7VV... more
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