Rather than just replacing the previous models with different ones, Fender have completely and comprehensively re-imagined the entire vintage-reissue concept-restoring original tooling dies, voicing new pickups, reformulating vintage colors and more-based on actual vintage guitars.
Born in a barn in 1909, Leo Fender seems an unlikely father of rock ’n’ roll.
Solid-body electric bass guitars were also a Fender innovation. It had a headstock that was virtually identical to that of the Telecaster and a body that turned out to be a preview of the 1954 Strat.
is a source to vintage Fender guitar amps, mostly blackface and silverface models from the 1960s and 1970s.
"George Gruhn knows more about guitars than anyone on earth," says Tom Wheeler, former editor of Guitar Player magazine.
That knowledge has made Gruhn Guitars the world's most famous vintage instrument store and has brought George Gruhn worldwide recognition as an author of definitive books on vintage guitars, an innovative instrument and string designer, and a primary source for insight into the guitar market -- past, present and future.
Each guitar has a story - whether it’s where it was played, when it was built or how it was treated.
Rock N Roll Vintage is your one stop shop in Chicago for new guitars, vintage guitars, Chicago guitar lessons, guitar pedals, and we are currently the largest synth dealer in the Midwest. Rock N Roll Vintage Guitar Shop carries Fender, Gibson, Martin, Gretsch, Rickenbacker and other popular guitars and basses including boutique amps.
ACCURATE DESCRIPTIONS - Instruments are personally described by George Gruhn.
We take pride in providing accurate representations of age, condition and originality.
More About This EXPERT INSPECTION AND REPAIR - Our staff of eight repairmen sees that all instruments are properly restored and set up in optimum playing order including set-up.
For safe shipping, strings are loosened, moveable bridges on guitars and mandolins may be removed, and banjo necks may be separated from bodies.