In 2001, Modern Music saw the start of an exciting new venture, the sourcing and importing of vintage and rare guitars. This has now grown into an established part of the business. Andy is in constant contact with vintage guitar dealers in America, and is always able to pursue any customer enquiries regarding Vintage and Rare guitars.
This is the Holy Grail of bass guitars, a very rare and collectable 1957 Fender Precision bass. It was in June of 1957 that the Precision bass changed to the style and shape that we all now know and love. Before this it had been, what is commonly referred to [...]
This is an extremely well looked after 50 year old Martin D-28. It is a two owner guitar and the receipt from the second owner who bought it in 1953 will be included with the sale. It comes with its original case, which is also in very good condition. The [...]
This is an extremely early Martin made between 1833 and 1867 (during that era, the logo appeared as C.F.Martin, without “&Co”). There is some wonderful abalone inlay around the soundhole, as well as nice multi-colored herringbone next to the (real) ivory binding. Tuner buttons are also ivory. This style2-27 is [...]
This is a very rare 1889 Martin 0-28 in excellent condition throughout and totally original, with no splits, cracks or repairs. It is extremely rare to find a Martin of this age in this condition. The guitar has an Adirondack spruce top with herringbone purfling, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, [...]
This is a rare and very special guitar. It is a 1960 Gibson ES-330TD. It looks all original. It is in excellent condition. The guitar plays great and the P90 pick-ups sound lovely. Factory Order Code/Batch number is R3308 17. Supplied with a non-original case. CONDITION: Excellent TOP: Archtop. NECK: [...]
This is a 1955 Martin D-28 Ser No: 141784. It is getting so hard to find old D-28’s in original condition that haven’t been messed with or scat (Cornish expression) around. This guitar is all original with beautiful Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. It has a unique and unusual pickguard [...]