1959 Gibson ES-225 TC Electric Guitar

1959 Gibson ES-225 TC Electric Guitar

I always pay attention when other folks are paying attention. And the fact that 62 folks are watching this American-made 1959 Gibson ES-225 TC Electric Guitar puts her on my radar straightaway. She is a lovely and very clean original. Check out her gorgeous finish and that long early Les Paul style tailpiece. Seller writes her original P-90 pickup “absolutely sizzles.” You gotta love the sound of that. Yes, she has some small issues. There’s a…

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1956 Gibson Les Paul Junior Electric Guitar

1956 Gibson Les Paul Junior Electric Guitar

Players love to be played—and that’s certainly the case with this American-made 1956 Gibson Les Paul Junior Electric Guitar with a cheerful sunburst. She’s a perky one and someone has clearly enjoyed the hell out of her. Take a good gander at her fingerboard, those grooves were made by a player with strong fingers who dug in. So yes, she’s got all the dings and dangs and doggonnits you’d expect to come along with the ride….

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ESP Axxion Final Prototype Dave Mustaine’s Personal Guitar

ESP Axxion Final Prototype Dave Mustaine’s Personal Guitar

Ideas are fabulous things. They may be great. They may be awful. But at least they give you a starting point. And thus when the idea for “Famous Musician’s Actual (or Replica) Guitar Day” hit me, naturally I went all in.  In this post, the honor goes to this ESP Axxion Final Prototype Dave Mustaine’s Personal Guitar, made in Japan. Seller says this is a full-blown Japan Custom Shop creation and Dave Mustine’s personal ESP Axxion, serial number…

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Gibson Custom Shop Jimmy Page Les Paul Custom VOS

Gibson Custom Shop Jimmy Page Les Paul Custom VOS

Ideas are a gift. They may be good. They may be bad. A gift is a gift. And thus when the idea for “Famous Musician’s Actual (or Replica) Guitar Day” came to me, I went “cool.” This post, the honor goes to this Gibson Custom Jimmy Page Les Paul Custom VOS (vintage original spec.) And yeah, she’s an American girl. Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin fame started his rise to glory playing  a three pickup 1960 Les Paul custom “Black Beauty” with…

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Rush Alex Lifeson Gibson Custom ES-355 Prototype Electric Guitar

Rush Alex Lifeson Gibson Custom ES-355 Prototype Electric Guitar

I believe when an idea pops into your head, it’s a gift. It may be a good gift. It may be a bad gift. But it’s a gift. And thus when the idea for “Famous Musician’s Actual (or Replica) Guitar Day” popped into my head, I ran with it. This post, the honor goes to this Rush Alex Lifeson Gibson Custom ES-355 Prototype Electric Guitar. So, here’s the deal. Seller says he was head of guitar…

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1988 Gibson EDS-1275 Double Neck Electric Guitar

1988 Gibson EDS-1275 Double Neck Electric Guitar

It’s time to channel your inner Jimmie Page and soak in this gorgeous 1988 Gibson EDS-1275 Double Neck Electric Guitar. Of course she’s made in America. Seller says he just picked her up from her second owner and she is great shape for her age. Most importantly she’s fully set up and plays and sounds amazing. She rocks a contoured SG-style solid Mahogany body with 5-ply pick guards that show play wear but are otherwise unscathed. Her…

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1984 B.C. Rich USA Warlock Deluxe Electric Guitar

1984 B.C. Rich USA Warlock Deluxe Electric Guitar

Put me on the stand, I’ll admit it. I’ve dreamed many a spicy dream about a 1984 B.C. Rich USA Warlock Deluxe Electric Guitar. Her design a great blend of axes and bat wings and loads of stinging insects with more than a hint of malevolence stirred in just for grins. She’s also made to play. This particular kitty, for example, rocks a thin C Mahogany neck (with neck-through construction,) Mahogany body wings, Maple stripes and a Rosewood…

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2014 Ocean Blue Gibson Les Paul Traditional Electric Guitar

2014 Ocean Blue Gibson Les Paul Traditional Electric Guitar

When 65 folks are watching a guitar—as they are with this American-made 2014 Ocean Blue Gibson Les Paul Traditional Electric Guitar—you know there’s something special about her. Seller doesn’t say much about her other than she was well taken care of and plays and sounds great. He rates her in very good condition and thinks with a good detail polish she would look brand new. I get that sense as well. One point that comes out…

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1995 Ibanez JPM100 Electric Guitar

1995 Ibanez JPM100 Electric Guitar

Faces, faces, faces, they are all over this gorgeous 1995 Ibanez JPM100 Electric Guitar from Japan. That artwork is a custom John Petrucci graphic, aka P1 according to seller. Petrucci is a progressive metal player and you can start learning all about him here. She rocks an American Basswood body with a Maple neck and a bound Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays. As far as electronics go, how about Dimarzio AirNorton neck and Steve’s Special bridge…

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M-Tone TKO Electric Guitar

M-Tone TKO Electric Guitar

You want to see a stunner? Take a close gander at this American-made M-Tone TKO Electric Guitar in black paisley over nicotine white finish from a private collection. M-tones are handmade by Matt Proctor in Portland, Oregon. You can read up on his methods here. This beauty starts with a Swamp Ash body, black stained Birdseye Maple neck with an Indian Rosewood fingerboard featuring aluminum position markers. Add to that Lollar Royal T Neck and 52 bridge…

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