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These are some of the many guitar's that have come through our hands.  Each one tells a different story and has it's own voice.  The beauty of tone lies in the strange mix of wood and electronics and how that all comes together.  From the true vintage guitars that started rock'n roll to the modern versions of those classics, we love them all...

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1958 Fender Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst OHSC
1958 Fender Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst OHSC
  • $29,995.00
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1958 Fender Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst OHSC

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  • $29,995.00

Purchased by one of the founder's of Watchtower Guitars in November 2006 from the original Ithaca store for Rumble Seat. It's remained in his personal collection, never gigged. We have a real affinity for Hardtails…to us, this one really stands out as one of the finest sounding Strats we have eve...

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1966 Fender Stratocaster Natural Refin HSC
1966 Fender Stratocaster Natural Refin HSC
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1966 Fender Stratocaster Natural Refin HSC

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Think about it....for the price of a Custom Shop Strat, you could have 52year old wood in Hippy Natural !This has been one of the founders of the Shop's players. Abby pickups,Callaham saddles and Fender Custom Shop trem block (original cracked)It's got a Grover on the high E, but we are still see...

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1979 B.C. Rich Mockingbird Natural Gloss OHSC
1979 B.C. Rich Mockingbird Natural Gloss OHSC
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1979 B.C. Rich Mockingbird Natural Gloss OHSC

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  • $4,895.00

This vintage B.C. Rich Mockingbird surfaced on our last guitar safari and has been tucked under the bed for the last twenty plus years.  Now out in the wild it's ready for some playing time.  The maple body is in excellent condition with just some minor player ware around the lower bout.  All of ...

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1988 Partscaster Custom Build Telecaster Salmon Pink
1988 Partscaster Custom Build Telecaster Salmon Pink
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1988 Partscaster Custom Build Telecaster Salmon Pink

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This guitar has been with me for 30 years! The wear you see is good/honest playing time, no ‘relic’ job here. Custom constructed to my specs, nitro pink (hey, it was the 80s) with Seymour Duncan Broadcaster in bridge (best Tele pickup they made at the time, by far) and stock Duncan in the neck. I...

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1991 Gibson Jimi Hendrix Hall of Fame Flying V Black OHSC
1991 Gibson Jimi Hendrix Hall of Fame Flying V Black OHSC
  • $2,832.50
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1991 Gibson Jimi Hendrix Hall of Fame Flying V Black OHSC

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  • $2,832.50

These are the type of vintage guitars we love unearthing for our customer's.  This Gibson Hendrix V is just absolutely mint with all of it's case candy and original case.  There's just a hint of tarnish on the bridge but that's pretty common for a guitar that's almost thirty years old.  Gibson on...

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1994 Fender Custom Shop Telecaster Jr Shoreline Gold OHSC
1994 Fender Custom Shop Telecaster Jr Shoreline Gold OHSC
  • $2,595.00
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1994 Fender Custom Shop Telecaster Jr Shoreline Gold OHSC

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  • $2,595.00

I have owned 7 Fender Custom Shop Tele Jr's in the past 24 years, always been smitten with this chambered set neck model with two P90s. You know it's a good one when it sounds great acoustically, and this has that thing. I'd say the condition is very good, with a few honest playing dings/chips – ...

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1998 Paul Reed Smith CE 24 Mahogany Vintage Cherry OHSC
1998 Paul Reed Smith CE 24 Mahogany Vintage Cherry OHSC
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1998 Paul Reed Smith CE 24 Mahogany Vintage Cherry OHSC

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  • $1,295.00

Here's another recent trade into the shop that's in excellent condition.  This PRS is unique in that it's a mahogany body instead of your typical maple cap on this model.  I think it smoothes the tone out nicely.  We have the original HFS and Vintage Bass pickups in the guitar.  You'll notice a B...

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2001 Fender American Vintage '57 Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst
2001 Fender American Vintage '57 Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst
  • $1,395.00
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2001 Fender American Vintage '57 Stratocaster Two Tone Sunburst

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  • $1,395.00

If you're looking for a Stratocaster that plays like a custom shop guitar but without the $3k plus price tag you've just found it.  This '57 Vintage American reissue Stratocaster is coming up on its twentieth anniversary soon and is just a joy to play. She has a few marks here and there but as ca...

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2001 Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt M. Kendrick Clapton Stratocaster Mercedes Blue Yamano
2001 Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt M. Kendrick Clapton Stratocaster Mercedes Blue Yamano
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2001 Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt M. Kendrick Clapton Stratocaster Mercedes Blue Yamano

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You may see some Mercedes Blue Custom Shop Eric Clapton Custom Shop built guitars but here's a rare Mark Kendrick Masterbuilt to kick it up to another level.  First off this is just a great sounding and playing Stratocaster.  The tonal combinations with the TBX boost circuit and the Lace Sensor p...

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2003 Gibson Historic Les Paul ‘57 R7 Brazilian Goldtop OHSC
2003 Gibson Historic Les Paul ‘57 R7 Brazilian Goldtop OHSC
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2003 Gibson Historic Les Paul ‘57 R7 Brazilian Goldtop OHSC

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  • $4,895.00

We've been hard at work finding special guitars and this '57 Les Paul Goldtop does not disappoint.  From the original owner who's had the guitar for the last 15 years we have an original verified Gibson run Brazilian board '57 Goldtop in great shape.  We all know what a special year 2003 was for ...

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2003 Keebler Cherry Burst OHSC
2003 Keebler Cherry Burst OHSC
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2003 Keebler Cherry Burst OHSC

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Well what do we have here?  It looks like some little elves have been busy.  This guitar was part a small batch of monster XXX XXXX.  The guitar has the vibe and tone of an old guitar. This tone monster has a set of Tom Holmes pickups that were wound for this guitar.  She also sports a Brazilian...

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2004 Fender Custom Shop '56 Stratocaster Black NOS with 4A Flame Neck OHSC
2004 Fender Custom Shop '56 Stratocaster Black NOS with 4A Flame Neck OHSC
  • $3,195.00
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2004 Fender Custom Shop '56 Stratocaster Black NOS with 4A Flame Neck OHSC

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  • $3,195.00

The great thing about NOS Custom Shop Stratocaster's after having so many relic's in the shop is that it's nice to have a black shiny Fender to admire.  This one is a real show stopper with it's beautiful and comfy maple neck.  It really looks as clean as can be for a 14 year old guitar.  There's...

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2005 Gibson '56 Les Paul Neil Young Aged Historic Old Black Tom Murphy Yamano
2005 Gibson '56 Les Paul Neil Young Aged Historic Old Black Tom Murphy Yamano
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2005 Gibson '56 Les Paul Neil Young Aged Historic Old Black Tom Murphy Yamano

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  • $17,995.00

If you're truly a Neil Young fan this is a must have for the collection.  The unauthorized Neil Young "Old Black" Signature model that was commissioned by Japanese Gibson dealer Yamano hand aged by Tom Murphy himself.  These guitars are beyond rare with less than twenty aged and custom authentic'...

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2005 GVCG '53 Esquire Aged Copper OHSC
2005 GVCG '53 Esquire Aged Copper OHSC
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2005 GVCG '53 Esquire Aged Copper OHSC

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Watchtower Guitars is extremely excited about this collection of original GVCG Guitars built and aged by Jonathan Wilson.  We even have Jonathan's personal '59 Ultimate Stat which he believed was his best work.  These four guitars are all tone monster's and the aging is perfect.  There's limited ...

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2006 B3 Gene Baker Fire Bengal Tiger OHSC
2006 B3 Gene Baker Fire Bengal Tiger OHSC
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2006 B3 Gene Baker Fire Bengal Tiger OHSC

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Here's one of the early guitars out of the B3 factory that really captured where Gene took the design for his Fire model.  The way these guitar's play and sound is just great and the Bengal Tiger burst really sets the tone of this beauty.  The spec sheet spells out all the details and it ships i...

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