“My first attempt at electrifying the guitar, a Hofner President. Outside school with Rod Wyatt [on the right]. One day at school a guy called Rod Wyatt was playing and singing a Lonnie Donegan song, a record that I had at home and had seen performed on television. This was a pivotal point, as I said, ‘I have a guitar at home.’ And he said, 'Well, bring it to school and I’ll show you how to tune it and play a few chords.'
NOTHING says “Christmas” like guitar shopping at Toronto’s much-loved vintage guitar boutique, Capsule Music!:
Wow…I had never even heard of this model before…it’s a 1981 Gibson Firebird CMT. I like Firebirds enough normally, but this one is really interesting and only $2,350!
Refinished 1967 Epi Casinos. Yes, refins, but EXCELLENT refins! And the price reflects the mods nicely at $1,999 - like ½ to 1/3 of the price of an all original 67 Casino! Unleash your inner John Lennon!
Cool vintage resonators! On the right is a 1921 National Style 1 tenor at $2,100, and on the left is a 1930 National Style 1 mandolin at $2,400.
Too quote David Lindley… "if I had money, I tell you what I’d do, I’d go downtown and buy a 3-30 or two! I’m crazy ‘bout a 3-30!“ (see below …) It’s a lovely Gibson USA ES-330 in blue - a rare colour even for this modern example. $2,300
Nice, but recent. ES-335 in "faded” finish.
I think someone boogered on this Boogie! :D
Hofner basses - paired with #2 above and unleash your inner Betales!
1964 Thunderbird IV. $7,000!
For my mate guitarlust! A lovely lefty Les (Paul)!
These aren’t all of them, but they’re the ones I play most often! Clockwise: Vintage V300, Fender American Special Stratocaster, ESP LTD MH 330 FM FR, 2015 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe, and a 1958 Hofner Committee