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Comment by FloridaGull on June 6, 2014 at 11:18am

I did a search on "archtops" at Wolfe Guitars website, and came up with these 18 they have in stock right now - 


There are a few oddballs in there - but, some really cool ones, too - like this 1965 Gibson L-50: 


Anyone born in 1965? ;-)

Comment by Jim Yates on June 3, 2014 at 4:11pm

A lovely Gibson archtop, but the wrong photo for this article. 

Comment by FloridaGull on June 3, 2014 at 2:27pm
And - they are talking about Strats! :-0
Comment by Jim Yates on June 3, 2014 at 1:18pm

What is wrong with the photo in this article?  Probably the only photo in existence of Jeff Beck without a Strat.

Comment by FloridaGull on May 8, 2014 at 10:50am

14 Gibson items in the inventory at Wolfe Guitars in Jupiter, FL - 7 archtops!

Ranging in year from 1935 to 2010...


Comment by Edward Sparks on April 11, 2014 at 7:43am
Ah, be still my heart! Love those old Gibson archtops!
Comment by Michael S. Jackson on April 10, 2014 at 2:28pm

Man, that's a purdy guitar!

Comment by FloridaGull on April 10, 2014 at 8:14am

A 1965 Gibson L-50 at Wolfe Guitars in Jupiter, FL:

Anyone born in 1965 "need" a birth year guitar?  ;-)

Comment by FloridaGull on March 24, 2014 at 12:16pm

2 interesting archtops at Wolfe Guitars in Jupiter, FL:

First, a 1966 Kay Speed Demon - - don't know how good they may have been - I was 3 in 1966 - they have it up for $595...


Next, a 2009 Campellone Standard Series - - they only want $3,700 for this one...

Enjoy! :-)

Comment by Jim Yates on January 2, 2014 at 3:06pm

This instrument was stolen from a Peterborough, Ontario, apartment. The owner was not a player, nor was he very knowledgeable about guitars, but snce it was owned by the late Willie P. Bennett, it had great sentimental value.  The police need as much info as possible about the guitar.  Can anyone here tell from this fuzzy photo what company made the guitar or any other info about it?


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