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Vintage guitars for sale: 1952

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 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top

1952 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top

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

$37798

Up for sale is an absolutely stunning first year 1952 Gibson Les Paul model in its original Gold Top finish. The guitar had one owner most of its life and since traded hands in the late 2010s a few times and recently came up available. This a pre serial number example and has a rounded neck profile that measures .89 @ 1st and .95 @ 12th. The original soap-bar P90s sound wonderful and measure 7 42 in the bride and. 7 68 in the neck. Wiring harness appears untouched and is very clean. The bridge ... more
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1952 Gibson CF-100 Sunburst 6-String Acoustic Guitar with Hard Case

1952 Gibson CF-100 Sunburst 6-String Acoustic Guitar with Hard Case

Richmond Hill, Georgia, 313**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7699

1952 Gibson CF-100 Sunburst 6-String Acoustic GuitarFactory order number (FON) is Z2788 20 It was refreted and neck reset in 1990 by Don Banzer Guitar Maker in Ashtabula, OH There are marks and dents on the body surface Its finish has yellowing and crazing
Material: Spruce top, mahogany neck, back, sides, tortoise pickguard, trapezoid inlays, and a Brazilian rosewood fretboard Neck Profile: "C" profileNeck Thickness (IN): .87" (1st fret), .98" (10th fret)Fingerboard Radius: 10 00 " Nut ... more
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1952 Gibson Les Paul Trapeze Tailpiece Posts & Thumb-wheels

1952 Gibson Les Paul Trapeze Tailpiece Posts & Thumb-wheels

Flushing, New York, 113**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$300

Uncle Lou here, and you are viewing a nice set of thumb-wheels & posts for a Gibson trapeze tailpiece as used on 1952 Goldtop Les Pauls. These are not easy to find and they??re fully operational. I haven??t been very active on eBay in a few years, but I assure it??s me, my account has not been hijacked. Please ask all questions before you bid, I do not accept returns. Domestic shipping is free for ?Buy it Now?? bidders, $10 flat-rate shipping for lower offers; international buyers must ... more
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Antique 1950-1952 Gibson electric guitar and 1950-1952 Gibson Amplifier

Antique 1950-1952 Gibson electric guitar and 1950-1952 Gibson Amplifier

Mauk, Georgia, 310**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7200

Up for bids is a 1950-1952 Gibson guitar and a 1950-1952 Gibson amplifier. This guitar and amplifier was bought new by my dad in late, 1951 so I am not sure of the exact year. I have not found a year on the guitar. He didn't play it much and it has been well kept through the years. The guitar and amplifier are still in excellent working condition. Thank you for looking and good luck with biding
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Fender 1952 Dual Pro Steel -Walnut 2 x 8 strings, Lollar rewinds, rebuilt tuners

Fender 1952 Dual Pro Steel -Walnut 2 x 8 strings, Lollar rewinds, rebuilt tuners

Atascadero, California, 934**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2240

Fender- 1952 Dual Pro. Walnut, 2 x 8 string necks. Non-pedal steel guitar
Tuners on the inside neck have been professionally restored with new gears, and original buttons were magically re-installed; (Steel Guitars of North County). This is an unseen fix for a common gear slipping failure in the stock soldered tuners. That won't happen again
The outside neck has the original key head, in very good condition. Both trapezoid pickups were rewound and rebuilt by ... 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).
* All research was completed ... 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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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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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 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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Kluson Strip Tuners - Rare - Late 40

Kluson Strip Tuners - Rare - Late 40's-1952 - PAT APPLD Stamp - 2356766 2132792

Zionsville, Indiana, 460**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$120

Kluson Strip Tuners - Rare - Late 40's Early 50's - PAT APPLD - 2356766 2132792Split shafts. PAT APPLD stamp on the bottom of the covers. No oil holes. Shafts are sealed These are pretty hard to find online. Used on early 50's Gibson jazz boxes
Great condition. Shafts are straight. Gears turn as they should. Needs buttons
Listing 131... more
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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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FENDER Telecaster THIN SKIN Wildwood Guitars BUTTERSCOTCH BLONDE 1952

FENDER Telecaster THIN SKIN Wildwood Guitars BUTTERSCOTCH BLONDE 1952 '52

Saint Paul, Minnesota, 551**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1750

This listing is for a Wildwood Guitars exclusive 1952 Fender Telecaster reissue in butterscotch blonde and "burnt" maple neck. Stunning guitar in person with the thin skin finish where it really makes the body graininess transparent. Also the burnt maple neck is a nice touch. I believe this limited run is from 2019, has a traditional style 50's neck with 9 5" radius. Guitar is housed in a tweed hardshell case. All the case candy included can be seen in the photos along with a Certificate Of... more
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Vintage 1952 Martin D-18 Acoustic Guitar - Natural Finish - Old Bar  (SS2118163)

Vintage 1952 Martin D-18 Acoustic Guitar - Natural Finish - Old Bar (SS2118163)

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 731**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8000

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Kluson Strip Tuners - Rare - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD Stamp - 2132792

Kluson Strip Tuners - Rare - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD Stamp - 2132792

Zionsville, Indiana, 460**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$100

Kluson Strip Tuners - Rare - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD Stamp - 2132792PAT APPLD stamp on the bottom of the covers. No through shaft
Great condition. Shafts are straight. Gears turn as they should. Needs buttons
Listing 132... more
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1952 Fender champ

1952 Fender champ

Waterford, Michigan, 483**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1875

1952 was a good year at Fender Fullerton. Blackguard Telecasters were being pumped out alongside this tweed Champ. Matter of fact a Blackguard Telecaster was probably used to test this out after Esper wired this thing up. If these things could talk??

Anyway, here??s another tweed Champ from yours truly. This is a 5B1 circuit and actually called a Champion 600. These wide panel Champs really all sound the same to my ears. Gets that nice gritty tweed overdrive at bedroom friendly ... 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

$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 GA-75W Guitar Amplifier Pre-Les Paul

"1952" Gibson GA-75W Guitar Amplifier Pre-Les Paul

Calimesa, California, 923**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2730

Gibson GA-75 W 1952 amplifier. 25 Watts. 1x15"
Offered here is a refurbished 1952 Gibson GA-75W guitar tube amplifier, pre-Les Paul .
This is a super rare tube amp manufactured in 1952. The condition of this amp is excellent, especially for its age. These amps were only constructed from 1950 to 1955 and only 1274 were produced in total! The amp currently has a Jensen 15" replacement speaker as the original required some repair. All the tubes are brand new American made, in addition I ... more
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Kluson Strip Tuners - Bass Side - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD - 2356766 2132792 - #1

Kluson Strip Tuners - Bass Side - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD - 2356766 2132792 - #1

Zionsville, Indiana, 460**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$40

Kluson Strip Tuners - Bass Side - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD - 2356766 2132792PAT APPLD stamp on the bottom of the covers. No through shaft These are pretty hard to find online. From early 1952, before they went to no lines
Great condition. Shafts are straight. Gears turn as they should. Needs buttons
Ignore the #1 at the end of the listing. It's only there because I'm listing more than one of these parts
Listing 133... more
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1952 Gibson L-4C Archtop Acoustic Guitar with OHSC - Excellent Condition (video)

1952 Gibson L-4C Archtop Acoustic Guitar with OHSC - Excellent Condition (video)

Red Hook, New York, 125**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6250

This is a 1952 Gibson L-4C archtop acoustic guitar, with its original hard shell case. It is a beautiful guitar in excellent condition. The tobacco sunburst finish is all original and looks immaculate under a black light.
The L-4C is the cutaway version of the L-4. The cutaway is known as a Florentine cutaway, because of the sharp point.
The guitar features a solid spruce top and solid maple sides and back. It has the original Kluson Deluxe tuners, tailpiece, rosewood compensated bridge,... 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 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 GIBSON ES-125 - P90 Pickup - F-holes - Arch-top - Good Condition

1952 GIBSON ES-125 - P90 Pickup - F-holes - Arch-top - Good Condition

Madison, Wisconsin, 537**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2400

This 1952 Gibson ES-125 Arch top F-hole electric guitar is a true classic. With its sunburst body color and hollow body type, it's sure to catch the eye of any musician or collector. Featuring six strings and 19 frets, this right-handed guitar is perfect for any player. The model year of 1952 adds to its vintage appeal. This guitar is part of the ES125 series from Gibson, known for their high-quality sound and craftsmanship. It's a rare find and a great addition to any collection
I'm selling... more
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Vintage 1952 Fender Telecaster Single ply Pickguard original 5 Hole RARE 50-54

Vintage 1952 Fender Telecaster Single ply Pickguard original 5 Hole RARE 50-54

Ladera Ranch, California, 926**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6200

Vintage 1952 Fender Telecaster Single ply Black Pickguard original 5 Hole super rare! No cracks or modifications it was taken off a 1953 Telecaster. It is in great shape! no repairs extra holes or gouges Super had to find. 72 Hour approval. Buyer pays all shipping. No Reserve
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Kluson Strip Tuners - Bass Side - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD - 2356766 2132792 - #2

Kluson Strip Tuners - Bass Side - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD - 2356766 2132792 - #2

Zionsville, Indiana, 460**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$40

Kluson Strip Tuners - Bass Side - Early 1952 - PAT APPLD - 2356766 2132792PAT APPLD stamp on the bottom of the covers. No through shaft These are pretty hard to find online. From early 1952, before they went to no lines
Great condition. Shafts are straight. Gears turn as they should. Needs buttons
Ignore the #2 at the end of the listing. It's only there because I'm listing more than one of these parts
Listing 134... more
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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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1952 Fender Custom Steel Guitar Control plate with serial number

1952 Fender Custom Steel Guitar Control plate with serial number

Greenwood, Indiana, 461**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$40

This listing is for a 1952 Fender Custom model control plate with serial number. Pot dates were 1952, so that is where I am getting the date from. Lots of wear and oxidation. Sold as is.
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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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Catania Carmelo acoustic guitar type 1 1952

Catania Carmelo acoustic guitar type 1 1952

Bridgwater, TA6***, UNITED KINGDOM

£300

Introducing a beautiful Catania Carmelo acoustic guitar type 1 from the year 1952! This vintage piece boasts a rich, full-bodied sound that is perfect for any music enthusiast. With its classic design and high-quality craftsmanship, this guitar is a true gem for any collection. The Catania Carmelo acoustic guitar type 1 is constructed with the finest materials and features a stunning finish that will leave you in awe. This guitar is ideal for both beginners and seasoned players alike. It is ... more
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SPLENDID ANTIQUE / VINTAGE KLIRA ACOUSTIC PARLOUR GUITAR 1952 BLUES / JAZZ

SPLENDID ANTIQUE / VINTAGE KLIRA ACOUSTIC PARLOUR GUITAR 1952 BLUES / JAZZ

Isle of Lewis, Portvoller, Western Isles, HS2***, UNITED KINGDOM

£200

Delightful rare early Klira acoustic parlour guitar
This is a quality antique / vintage guitar with a zero fret, rosewood fretboard, top grade solid spruce soundboard and maple faced back and sides
Made in 1952; stamped 1 6.52 inside
Size; measures 932 mm long, neck is 47 mm wide at the nut
In very good condition overall with some wear and minor marks, a small cigarette burn mark on the plastic scratchplate, small marks from a capo on the fretboard at the 12 fret, some corrosion ... more
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1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA

1952 FENDER TELECASTER - made in USA

Köln, 50***, GERMANY

€13001


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

£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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Otwin Melodie Archtop Guitar Jazz 1951-1952.

Otwin Melodie Archtop Guitar Jazz 1951-1952.

Villaviciosa De Odón, 28***, SPAIN

€1250

Otwin Archtop Guitar 1951-1952
En muy buenas condiciones de trabajo
Los trastes están cambiados y el mástil juega recto y la acción baja
Estuche incluido
Otwin Archtop Guitar 1951-1952
In very good working conditions
The frets are changed and the neck plays straight and the action low
Case included
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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 - 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 - 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 Hofner President archtop Jazz guitar Model , Brunette finish. In Good-VGC

1952 Hofner President archtop Jazz guitar Model , Brunette finish. In Good-VGC

Wide Bay-Burnett, Queensland, 4***, AUSTRALIA

AU $1895


As most of my items are also listed elsewhere, sometimes I need to end or pause adverts earlier due to in-house sales or trades. Don't wait and be disappointed
Great Guitars Australia
Registered business , Qld Australia
ABN 39495372877
Click on 'About Me' for details
Freight approx. $85-$125 , contact for exact quote to your location
No international sales or shipping for this item
1952 Hofner President archtop Jazz guitar Model , Brunette finish
In ... more
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