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can you please help identify these guitars?

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by vbf, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. vbf

    vbf Supporting Member

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    yucatown Theory-free noodling enthusiast Gold Supporting Member

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    Those look like Teiscos from the 60s.
     
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    Thanks, yuca. Anything special about them? Are they collectable? Thanks again!!
     
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    That's a Fender case too right?

    Jeff
     
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    nmiller Drowning in lap steels Silver Supporting Member

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    The one up close is a '60s Japanese guitar, not a Teisco but similarly cheap and not worth more than a couple hundred dollars. The one in back, however, is not Japanese at all - it's a Murph Squire, a rare and fairly collectible guitar that I've seen go for around $1200, though sales are rare enough that it's rather hard to judge value.
     
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    You guys are the best!!!! Thanks!!!
     
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    Let us know when (not if) you get these guitars!

    I'd be all over that for the case alone—and if that is a Murph you could be a very lucky man!
     
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    Will do! The seller is a good hour and half away and waiting to hear back so I can get an address to go check em out. If I buy em' you can bet I'll post up some pics. :aok
     
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    Good luck and keep us posted!
     
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    Ha! I've driven further for less...

    In fact, I have to go jump on a ferry to pick up a vintage Melody Maker...

    Looking forward to the pics.
     
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    Spotted it too eh? If that's a vintage case it's probably worth a lot more than the guitars. Fender stopped using the 'Koylon' brand tweed cases in 1959 (then went to Tolex), and only reissued tweed in 1983.
     
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    That's just a cheaper Mustang type case from the 60's isn't it? One with the plastic snap on band to hold the guitar neck in place etc..?

    Jeff
     
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    You guys are amazing to be able to spot that level of detail in such a crappy picture. I would hate to be the seller trying to pull the wool over your eyes. :)
     
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    I believe you may be right.
     
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    My best deal on CL was this Japanese made Strat copy that once set up, played, and sounded great:

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    I got my money back plus more on that.. Oh yeah I also made a little bit on this white knob Princeton that was also in the small group photo in the ad.

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    Still had the original two prong cord and just needed one thing changed on the inside.

    Jeff
     
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    The Plywood bodies are really good sounding actually. I have one really close that was made by Kramer. That's why the fore arm cut is solid black- so you can't see the ply layers.
     
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    So has anyone heard from the OP?

    Inquiring minds, and all that...
     

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