Staff Pick -1962 Gibson ES-330 TD

The ES-330 is already one of our favourite Golden-Era Gibson models, add in an original early-sixties Selmer licensed UK Bigsby and amazing Crocskin Selmer Case and you have one very cool instrument...

About Vintage 'n' Rare Guitars

Our friendly and relaxed shop in Bath (UK) welcomes fellow guitar lovers by appointment and gives access to some of the very best guitars, amplifiers and effects available anywhere in the world.

We are specialists in vintage and rare guitars, from investment pieces to gigging instruments, with expert knowledge and experience to share with musicians and collectors alike. Working directly with highly skilled luthiers and technicians, our guitars come beautifully set up, fully serviced and are ready to play at their best.

We offer worldwide shipping and use the best couriers. Our instruments are fully insured and carefully packed by us before being dispatched.

We are always on the lookout for great guitars! We offer easy, no-fuss consignment sales as well as upgrades, part-exchanges and purchases. If you have something you would like us to find a home for, simply get in touch at enquiries@vintageandrareguitars.com or give us a call on (01225) 463777.

The Vintage 'n' Rare Guitars Blog

Fender Custom Colours: the Pre-CBS Era

Fender Custom Colours: the Pre-CBS Era

Where cars meet guitars – the colourful story of Fender’s custom finishes…
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Gibson Les Pauls: from the first to the ‘Burst

Gibson Les Pauls: from the first to the ‘Burst

We look back at the early evolution of Gibson’s most popular solidbody guitar…
March 17, 2021
Origin of Species – the 1954 Fender Stratocaster

Origin of Species – the 1954 Fender Stratocaster

There have been many defining moments along the course of guitar evolution, but there are few instances when an instrument has appeared right out of the gate as a fully formed musical icon of the 20th Century and beyond...
March 17, 2021