HOME 1: DIY PROJECT RESTORATIONS - DUE TO REVISIONS IN THE VTG OPERATIONS, SOME OF MY STOCK OF VINTAGE GUITARS MAY BECOME AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN EXISTING PROJECT CONDITION.
Details of available guitars will follow when available, but meantime if you are looking for a DIY Project, please contact me with details of requirements.
HOME 2: ENQUIRIES - SUMMER 2021 - AS LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS EASE, I HOPE TO DO SOME (UK ONLY!) TRAVELLING, BIKING & HILLWALKING, BUT HOPE TO REMAIN IN EMAIL CONTACT - SEE NOTE BELOW.
Available Guitars - VTG INVENTORY - "AVAILABLE NOW!" or "RESTORATIONS AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER", - In the Workshop & Available to Reserve + ARCHIVE of past restorations/sales for interest.
HOME 3: HARMONY VINTAGE ACOUSTIC & ELECTRIC GUITARS - CHICAGO, USA MADE, 1930S TO 1970S, 6-STRING PARLOR, FLATTOP, ARCHTOP & TERZ/3-4 SIZE, TENOR/4-STRING, 12-STRING & MANDOLINS.
Including Supertone, Monterey, Master, Monterey, Broadway, Cremona, Hollywood, Archtone, Sovereign, H1203 (Mance Lipscomb), Sovereign H1260/H1270 (Townsend, Page et al.), H162 & H165 (Lighnin' Hopkins) models, etc.
HOME 4: HARMONY VINTAGE STELLA GUITARS - CHICAGO, USA MADE, 1940S TO 1970S, ALL SOLID BIRCH, LADDER BRACED, 6-STRING PARLOR & TERZ/3-4 SIZE, TENOR/4-STRING, 12-STRING & MANDOLINS.
Made after Harmony acquired Stella name & other assets of failed Oscar Schmidt Co. in 1939. Includes identical construction models with Store/Mail Order company brand names including Silvertone, Airline, Regal & others.
HOME 5: KAY & OTHER VINTAGE USA ACOUSTICS - MADE IN CHICAGO & OTHER CENTRES, 1920S TO 1960S, BIRCH, SPRUCE/MAHOGANY 6-STRING PARLOR, FLATTOP, ARCHTOP & TENOR/4-STRING ACOUSTICS & MANDOLINS.
In addition to Kay, and Kay-made brands like Old Kraftsman, includes many other iconic USA brand names including Lyon & Healy, PMICo/Collegiate (Oscar Schmidt?), Bronson, Oahu, Regal, Carl Fischer, Playtime, S S Stewart, etc.
HOME 6: VINTAGE & TRADITIONAL ELECTRIC GUITARS - 1950S TO PRESENT-DAY, HARMONY, KAY & OTHER USA MADE ARCHTOP, MIJ & MIK SOLID & HOLLOW-BODY ARCHTOP, PLUS UK LUTHIER-BUILT.
Ranging from Chicago, USA made vintage from the 1950s & '60s, though 1970s Japanese made guitars, to later quality Korean made and to this century custom luthier made instruments.