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    Vintage 1959 Gibson ES225 Dual Pickup- mind blowing near mint condition!

    Hi all, up for sale is an exceptionally clean, and superb sounding 1959 ES225 dual pickup, 100% bone stock and complete with equally clean original croc case. Aside from the exceptional original condition throughout, this has the legendary chunky ‘59 Burst neck carve every R9...
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    WTB: Vintage ‘52-‘69 Electric guitar projects.

    Hi all, I’m on the look out for new summer projects and have ready funds for the right prospect- if you have a broken, poorly refinished, home-brew modified, fire-charred ‘52-‘69 vintage electric guitar in ANY condition, even vaguely identifiable as an SG, Les Paul, Special, 330/335/345/225, Duo...
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    Latest ‘53/‘59 Conversion Surprise Uber Flame!

    Hi all I thought I’d share my latest Conversion project- an issues ‘53 Goldtop devoid of all original parts, top to toe pretty crappy refin and sundry other strikes against it. I have a full compliment of ‘53 P90s/hardware/electrics etc in my stash so figured I’d refin with correct Crescent...
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    1955 Les Paul Jnr Resto-Mod

    Hi all, I thought I’d share a really cool recent project, and something a bit different to the usual conversions and traditional restorations I do. I bought a completely FUBAR vintage ‘55 Jnr husk for no more reason than it was old and fell into my lap, but it was so trashed I didn’t really...
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    Coupla old Les Pauls

    1960 on the left and 1953 on the right- both have full ‘50s parts and vintage electrics, medium jumbo refrets, and sound BONKERS! Totally different vibe to the various reissues here, as they have a fatness and growl ‘in the wood’, and feel really substantial despite being lightweight...really...
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    WTB: Vintage early 1950s ‘Thin Ear’ wraparound tailpiece

    Hi all, title says it all- I’m seeking a ‘53-‘54ish ‘thin-ear’ wraptail for a project I’ve on the go, and any leads would be appreciated :-)
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    WTB: Epiphone ‘Amos’ Flying V

    Hi all, I’ve got GAS for a Korina V after borrowing one for a gig, but can’t justify jumping for a high end one, so thought I’d seek out one of the limited edition JB Epi Amos V’s and do a full vintage refin/makeover on it.. Please let me know if you have one you’d part with- condition is...
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    FS UK/EU/WW: Vintage early 1965 Gibson ES175D, super clean with wide nut, chunky neck and Braz board.

    Hi all, up for sale is my super clean, very stock early ‘65 ES175 with chunky ‘64 neck, wide nut and jet black Brazilian RW fretboard, complete with it’s near mint Lifton original hard shell case. It’s all stock and super clean with original PAT decal humbuckers, and save for ‘60s nickel...
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    FS UK/EU/WW: Vintage 1953 Fender Pro Amp, Player Grade!

    Hi all, up for sale is my player grade vintage ‘53 TV Front tweed Pro Amp. This is the highly sought after Octal preamp version, so sounds incredibly rich and fat, with absolutely glorious breakup that’ll satisfy and Neil Young fan, and with the 100W Celestian Fullback speaker is loud...
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    Vintage 1964/65 Gibson ES335- 100% stock, zero issues and all early spec with fat ‘59 neck!

    Hi all, here’s a rare bird- a very early ‘65 serial number, iced tea sunburst 335 with 100% ‘64 ‘Clapton’ spec of all nickel parts, factory stoptail, wide 1 11/16” nut and BRW board, the highly coveted very chunky ‘59 neck carve, ‘60 short magnet PAF spec PAT No’s and all the other good stuff...
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    Vintage 1960 Gibson ES335 Dot Neck, Player Grade.

    Up for sale is my vintage 1960 Dot Neck ES335- a stunning, heavily quilt flamed Golden Era 335, with Mickey Mouse ears, factory long pickguard and factory stoptail- pro set up, sounding spectacular and ready to gig! The reason this is half the price of any other...
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    Vintage 1960 Gibson Zebra PAF pickup set.

    Hi all, up for sale are an exceptionally killer sounding, perfectly matched set of vintage 1960 ZEBRA PAF humbuckers, complete with original nickel covers. These are 100% stock with fully intact ‘Patent Applied For’ decals, original plain enamel windings, glossy paper bobbin tape, long...
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    1960 Burst Restoration

    Hi all, MLP has always been sensitive to vintage Les Paul restoration threads, with equal cries of heresy/praise but I thought some would be interested in the full process. For those with less patience, this: Is now this: This guitar has been discussed in a previous LPF thread, and was a...
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    New Conversion project- the ultimate original centre seam flametop!

    Hi all, I thought I’d share an exceptional find I recently was lucky enough to score- an early ‘53 LP Goldtop that’s free from any breaks but had been half stripped on the back, refinished on the top with rattle cans with no wood prep, drilled for various unknown bridges and had each and every...
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    1955/59 Conversion

    Hi all, I’ve just completed a ‘55/‘59 conversion and thought I’d share the results :) This is a factory stoptail ‘55 with Burst correct factory neck set, weighs 8.6lbs with a perfect chunky neck, and very agreeable two piece flame top with figure suggesting a centre seam, and was previously...
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    1980 Greco EGF1200 Super Real ‘59 Burst Replica

    Up for sale is my 1980 Greco EGF1200 Super Real with DRY Z PAFs. I bought this ridiculously killer guitar recently to scratch a long term itch over how good these really were, with the intention to do a full '50s correct aniline refinish along side my '50s Gibson restorations, and I can honestly...
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    FS UK/EU/WW 1980 Greco EGF1200 Super Real with DRY Z PAFs

    Up for sale is my 1980 Greco EGF1200 Super Real with DRY Z PAFs. I bought this ridiculously killer guitar recently to scratch a long term itch over how good these really were, with the intention to do a full '50s correct aniline refinish along side my '50s Gibson restorations, and I can honestly...
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    1980 Greco EGF1200 Super Real restoration and '50s makeover.

    Hi all, as some of you may know I restore vintage '50s and '60s Gibson guitars, specialising in 'burst' conversions where I find trashed '50s Goldtops, repair, rebuild and refinish them to late '50s Burst spec using correct methods and materials. While I live and breath vintage Gibson guitars...
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    F/S Vintage 1960 Gibson PAF Pickup, Clean, Strong and Complete w/Cover

    Hi all, I'm doing some vintage parts housekeeping and am offering this fully stock and incredibly sweet sounding 1960 PAF pickup. This came from late '60 Es345 and is fully stock with original purple plain enamel windings, intact PAF decal, paper tape wrapping etc, and is an absolute peach of a...
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    FS UK/EU/WW: 2015 Gibson 1958 True Historic Les Paul, Tom Murphy Aged.

    Hi all, up for sale is simply jaw dropping 2015 Murphy aged '58 True Historic Burst, one of only 25 TM aged '58s released worldwide! This sold for a whopping £6,074 from new and it's in mint condition with original case, signed COA and all tags/case candy, and is by far the best modern Les Paul...


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