1965 Murph Squire
Check out this extremely rare Murph electric guitar being offered on eBay. These guitars were built in Southern California in the mid-1960’s by Patrick Murphy, a World War II Navy vet turned guitar luthier and entrepreneur.
eBay: 1965 MURPH SQUIRE 1 SINGLE PICKUP IN WHITE VINTAGE GUITAR ORIGINAL COND Strat
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More about Patrick Murphy: www.murphguitars.com/history
Not exactly a bargain, but how often do you find an entire collection of vintage 1960s Alamo guitars? Fiesta and Fury guitars made in San Antonio, Texas. Offered on eBay.
Check it out here: ALAMO GUITAR COLLECTION. Six guitars as one group. RARE. 1960’s. Fiesta & Fury
Check out this very cool, nicely restored, Harmony Stella from the 1960′s. Rebuilt with Martin-style X-bracing by Barton Lane Guitar Company. This guitar is on ebay right now at: 1960′s STELLA HARMONY guitar w/ Martin 0-18 X-bracing!!. This auction ends March 26, 2011 15:50:27 PDT
NOTE: Guitar sold at end of auction for $356.
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Rebuilt Harmony Stella. Martin 0-18 X-Bracing. Barton Lane Guitar Company.
Here is a really cool 1960’s Stella guitar made in the USA by Harmony.
This guitar was professionally repaired/restored by the Barton Lane Guitar Company.
They rebuilt the top with Martin style forward shifted, tapered X-bracing (these guitars were originally ladder-braced) and also put a small, pre-war style, maple bridge plate in place of the original, extremely large mahogany one. The back, sides, and top, are all made of solid birch.
The many cracks in this instrument were all professionally repaired.
I imagine that this guitar sounds worlds better than it did with its original, heavy, ladder braces.
This instrument sounds REALLY COOL!! It would be ideal for a folk or blues guitar picker/strummer. The tone is reminiscent of an old Gibson L-00 or maybe a Martin 0-18.