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These are some of the many guitar's that have come through our hands.  Each one tells a different story and has it's own voice.  The beauty of tone lies in the strange mix of wood and electronics and how that all comes together.  From the true vintage guitars that started rock'n roll to the modern versions of those classics, we love them all...

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1958 Fender Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst OHSC
1958 Fender Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst OHSC
  • $29,995.00
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1958 Fender Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst OHSC

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  • $29,995.00

Purchased by one of the founder's of Watchtower Guitars in November 2006 from the original Ithaca store for Rumble Seat. It's remained in his personal collection, never gigged. We have a real affinity for Hardtails…to us, this one really stands out as one of the finest sounding Strats we have eve...

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1960's Danelectro Convertible Acoustic
1960's Danelectro Convertible Acoustic
  • $495.00
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1960's Danelectro Convertible Acoustic

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  • $495.00

This 60's Danelectro Convertible Acoustic is in great condition for its age.  The guitar is all original and will ship in a non original Fender gig bag.  It's got a great acoustic tone and is ready to have a pickup added if you'd like.  The finish is beautiful and gives this guitar a vibe all its...

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1966 Fender Stratocaster Natural Refin HSC
1966 Fender Stratocaster Natural Refin HSC
  • $5,995.00
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1966 Fender Stratocaster Natural Refin HSC

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Think about it....for the price of a Custom Shop Strat, you could have 52year old wood in Hippy Natural !This has been one of the founders of the Shop's players. Abby pickups,Callaham saddles and Fender Custom Shop trem block (original cracked)It's got a Grover on the high E, but we are still see...

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1966 Guild Starfire II Cherry
1966 Guild Starfire II Cherry
  • $1,495.00
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1966 Guild Starfire II Cherry

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This Guild  Starfire II is in very good condition for its age.  The only modification is that it has newer Schaller tuners and a non original hardcase.  It's got a great blues tone and is a joy to play.  The finish has natural weather checking and gives this guitar a vibe all its own.  Please let...

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1966 Teisco Del Rey ET 460/4KL Blue Metallic
1966 Teisco Del Rey ET 460/4KL Blue Metallic
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1966 Teisco Del Rey ET 460/4KL Blue Metallic

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  • $1,495.00

This is a very unique Teisco Del Rey from the 1960's.  We're guessing a bit on the year as these Teisco's have no real way to date by serial number but it puts us in the right range with the appointments and pickguard.  What set's this apart from the other Teisco's is that world renowned luthier ...

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1979 B.C. Rich Mockingbird Natural Gloss OHSC
1979 B.C. Rich Mockingbird Natural Gloss OHSC
  • $4,895.00
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1979 B.C. Rich Mockingbird Natural Gloss OHSC

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  • $4,895.00

This vintage B.C. Rich Mockingbird surfaced on our last guitar safari and has been tucked under the bed for the last twenty plus years.  Now out in the wild it's ready for some playing time.  The maple body is in excellent condition with just some minor player ware around the lower bout.  All of ...

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1988 Partscaster Custom Build Telecaster Salmon Pink
1988 Partscaster Custom Build Telecaster Salmon Pink
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1988 Partscaster Custom Build Telecaster Salmon Pink

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This guitar has been with me for 30 years! The wear you see is good/honest playing time, no ‘relic’ job here. Custom constructed to my specs, nitro pink (hey, it was the 80s) with Seymour Duncan Broadcaster in bridge (best Tele pickup they made at the time, by far) and stock Duncan in the neck. I...

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1989 Paul Reed Smith PRS Custom 24 Signature #518 Whale Blue Quilt
1989 Paul Reed Smith PRS Custom 24 Signature #518 Whale Blue Quilt
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1989 Paul Reed Smith PRS Custom 24 Signature #518 Whale Blue Quilt

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If you're looking for a vintage Paul Reed Smith Signature with a beautiful quilt top check out #518 finished in whale blue.  Made in the original factory this Signature is near mint.  The only top blemish has been professionally touched up and can barley be noticed unless you look in the light an...

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1991 Gibson Jimi Hendrix Hall of Fame Flying V Black OHSC
1991 Gibson Jimi Hendrix Hall of Fame Flying V Black OHSC
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1991 Gibson Jimi Hendrix Hall of Fame Flying V Black OHSC

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  • $2,832.50

These are the type of vintage guitars we love unearthing for our customer's.  This Gibson Hendrix V is just absolutely mint with all of it's case candy and original case.  There's just a hint of tarnish on the bridge but that's pretty common for a guitar that's almost thirty years old.  Gibson on...

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1994 Fender Custom Shop Telecaster Jr Shoreline Gold OHSC
1994 Fender Custom Shop Telecaster Jr Shoreline Gold OHSC
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1994 Fender Custom Shop Telecaster Jr Shoreline Gold OHSC

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  • $2,595.00

I have owned 7 Fender Custom Shop Tele Jr's in the past 24 years, always been smitten with this chambered set neck model with two P90s. You know it's a good one when it sounds great acoustically, and this has that thing. I'd say the condition is very good, with a few honest playing dings/chips – ...

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1998 Fender Custom Shop Tele Jr. rare White with Tortoise guard
1998 Fender Custom Shop Tele Jr. rare White with Tortoise guard
  • $2,195.00
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1998 Fender Custom Shop Tele Jr. rare White with Tortoise guard

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  • $2,195.00

We have owned almost a dozen Fender Custom Shop Tele Jr's in the past 24 years, always been smitten with this chambered set neck model with two P90s. You know it's a good one when it sounds great acoustically, and this has that thing. I'd say the condition is very good, with one ding in back of n...

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1998 Paul Reed Smith CE 24 Mahogany Vintage Cherry OHSC
1998 Paul Reed Smith CE 24 Mahogany Vintage Cherry OHSC
  • $1,295.00
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1998 Paul Reed Smith CE 24 Mahogany Vintage Cherry OHSC

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  • $1,295.00

Here's another recent trade into the shop that's in excellent condition.  This PRS is unique in that it's a mahogany body instead of your typical maple cap on this model.  I think it smoothes the tone out nicely.  We have the original HFS and Vintage Bass pickups in the guitar.  You'll notice a B...

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2000 Lentz S Style Lake Placid Blue
2000 Lentz S Style Lake Placid Blue
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2000 Lentz S Style Lake Placid Blue

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  • $3,995.00

We're big fans of Scott Lentz's work here and we have a really sweet Lake Placid Blue Lentz S Style guitar with the large throw back headstock.  We're gotten an update on the year of this build from the previous owner and it was completed by Scott in 2000 and sent back for new control pots in 200...

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2001 Fender American Vintage '57 Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst
2001 Fender American Vintage '57 Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst
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2001 Fender American Vintage '57 Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst

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  • $1,395.00

If you're looking for a Stratocaster that plays like a custom shop guitar but without the $3k plus price tag you've just found it.  This '57 Vintage American reissue Stratocaster is coming up on its twentieth anniversary soon and is just a joy to play. She has a few marks here and there but as ca...

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2001 Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt M. Kendrick Clapton Stratocaster Mercedes Blue Yamano
2001 Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt M. Kendrick Clapton Stratocaster Mercedes Blue Yamano
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2001 Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt M. Kendrick Clapton Stratocaster Mercedes Blue Yamano

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You may see some Mercedes Blue Custom Shop Eric Clapton Custom Shop built guitars but here's a rare Mark Kendrick Masterbuilt to kick it up to another level.  First off this is just a great sounding and playing Stratocaster.  The tonal combinations with the TBX boost circuit and the Lace Sensor p...

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