Category Archives: Vintage guitars

Brighton Guitar Workshop website now active

I’ve posted previously that a friend of mine, Nathan, is building and repairing guitars in Brighton. Nathan’s now got his web-site, Brighton Guitar Workshop,  up and running so you can check out his work.    

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Barrie Cadogan Youtube demos of new JPF Regent 25 combination amplifier

As you (hopefully) will have noticed from our home page, JPF Amplification have launched a new amplifier, the Regent 25, powered by a pair of Golden Lion KT66 reissues to give an undistorted 25W. Barrie Cadogan (Little Barrie & Primal Scream) took delivery of the first 2 x 12″ Regent 25 combination amplifier (see his […]

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1952/53 Les Paul owners rejoice!!

As those of you who are into vintage guitars are probably aware, the original incarnation of the Gibson Les Paul released in 1952 was virtually unplayable due to the strings running under (!?) the tail piece rather than over it. However, help is at hand! You can now make your 1952/53 playable with the Trapeaze™ […]

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“Fender: The Golden Age 1946-1970”, cracking new book on Fender Guitars

Now available in all good bookshops (and probably some bad ones), is this fantastic new book about Leo Fender’s involvement with Fender Electric/ Musical Instrument company, from his founding of the company to his departure in 1970 five years after the CBS takeover. Brothers Martin and Paul Kelly (who are well known at Angel Music!) […]

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Pictures from Dallas 2010 Guitar Show

As promised here are some pictures from my trip to the Dallas Guitar Show 2010. A nice 1959 ‘burst, one of several at the show. Unfortunately I didn’t have $250,000 on me….. Early 1964 Gibson Firebird I. Very cool and quite rare. Really cool 1951 Fender Nocaster (have a look at the decal). This guitar […]

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