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The Great Scandinavian Guitar Show 2018 Gallery

The Great Scandinavian Guitar Show

In late Oct. 2018 V&R headed north to Stockholm / Sweden for the annual “The Great Scandinavian Guitar Show” at Fryshuset.

The Great Scandinavian Guitar Show is by far the oldest guitar show in Scandinavia. Well organized and a very friendly crew. Hotels are located in walking distance from the show = great!

Again this year a great crowd showed up and had a great time in the presence of worldclass vintage and boutique guitars from the retailers and private sellers.

Tip Top Food & Drinks

We really like that it is possible to get proper food and coffee at the show instead of the usual sandwich and hotdogs offerings at the most shows we have gone too. It makes such a difference.

Below you see pics and video interviews from the show. Feel free to share this post and tell us what you think in the comment section.

Only for vintage stuff?

No certainly not. You will find lots of cool vintage guitars, bass, effects and amps for sale at the show. But there is also a good amount of boutique builders offering their products to the public. More of that please!

Gentleman with vintage Fender Stratocaster - The Great Scandinavian Guitar Show 2018

Gentleman with vintage Fender Stratocaster

Groovin´ at the stage

Fretless bass played by a guest of the show

Vintage Fender basses on display from V&R seller and show co-organiser Anders Anderson.

Vintage and Custom Shop goodies on display from V&R seller, Akustikken

SG and Crestwood

Sonnemo Guitars

Sonnemo Guitars

Vintage guitars for sale from private seller

Vintage guitars for sale from private seller

This gentleman makes picks out of stone.

This gentleman makes picks out of stone.

Handmade stone picks

Handmade stone picks

Westerberg Guitars

Westerberg Guitars

Westerberg Guitars

Westerberg Guitars

Westerberg Guitars

Westerberg Guitars

Clement from GunCotton Guitars and Anders Anderson

Clement from GunCotton Guitars and Anders Anderson

Vintage Fender Basses for sale from Anders Anderson

Vintage Fender Basses for sale from Anders Anderson

Handmade dreadnought from Fredholm Guitars

Handmade jumbo from Fredholm Guitars

Handmade jumbo from Fredholm Guitars

The Baby Ditson and a mandolin. Handmade by V&R seller Fredholm Guitars

The Baby Ditson and a mandolin. Handmade by V&R seller Fredholm Guitars

A pair of cool Fender Custom Shop Stratocasters.

A pair of cool Fender Custom Shop Stratocasters.

Woodstock Guitars

Woodstock Guitars

Which one to buy? Gentlemen going over stuff at the booth of V&R seller, Jam Guitars

Which one to buy? Gentlemen going over stuff at the booth of V&R seller, Jam Guitars

Vintage Guitars at V&R seller, Jam Guitars

Vintage Guitars at V&R seller, Jam Guitars

Need a new pedal board?

Need a new pedal board?

The teams of Soulman Boards & Sonnemo Guitars

The teams of Soulman Boards & Sonnemo Guitars

V&R seller, Halkan´s Rockhouse

V&R seller, Halkan´s Rockhouse

Clement from Guncotton Guitars and Jan from Halkan´s Rockhouse.

Clement from Guncotton Guitars and Jan from Halkan´s Rockhouse.

Cool vintage pieces from V&R seller, Halkan´s Rockhouse

Cool vintage pieces from V&R seller, Halkan´s Rockhouse

More cool vintage pieces from V&R seller, Halkan´s Rockhouse

More cool vintage pieces from V&R seller, Halkan´s Rockhouse

1960 Fender Mandocaster from V&R seller, Anders Anderson

1960 Fender Mandocaster from V&R seller, Anders Anderson

V&R seller, Anders Anderson with unknown gentleman

V&R seller, Anders Anderson with unknown gentleman

Gentleman playing the old theme from SleepWalkers

Gentleman playing the old theme from SleepWalkers

 

 

Yeahman´s Guitar Fest 2018 Gallery

Yeahman´s Guitar Fest 2018 Gallery

Once again we headed out to the wonderful guitar event – Yeahman´s Guitar Fest in Burgdorf, Switzerland. The show is hosted by V&R seller Yeahman´s Guitars. Great atmosphere, friendly people, lots of cool instruments and gear from dealers, luthiers and boutique builders.

This year the show had expanded with an acoustic section as well (which all proper guitar shows should have BTW). This worked super well and added yet another great dimension to the already amazing show.

Check out impressions below and feel free to leave a comment in the comment section below.

1957 Gibson Les Paul Standard Goldtop for sale

1957 Gibson Les Paul Standard Goldtop for sale

This beautiful 1957 Gibson Les Paul Standard Goldtop is currently listed for sale through V&R seller Copenhagen Fine Guitars . This very rare and collectible LP features a dark back model with black pickguard and pickup mounting rings.

More pics on listing on V&R here

1957 Gibson Les Paul Standard Goldtop

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1962 Fender Jaguar Sonic Blue

1962 Fender Jaguar Sonic Blue Demo

1962 Fender Jaguar Sonic Blue

How often do you get the chance to get your hands on an original vintage 1962 Fender Jaguar in the super rare custom colour, Sonic Blue? Well here on V&R we have only had 1-2 for sale over the years, so we were looking very much forward to demo this old & beautiful jewel.

The Fender Jaguar introduced in 1962 as a top-of-the-line model – designed to attract players from Gibson. The production ran over only 13 (1962-1973) years since guitarplayers found more interest in fx. Stratocasters and Telecasters. It achieved it´s popularity on the surf guitar scene. The one we have here is from September 1962. All original with case. Sonic Blue is a very rare custom colour for the early production Pre-CBS Jaguars, so we did not hesitate much when we were given the opportunity to demo this jewel.

Gear used for this demo

1964 Selmer Zodiac Twin Fifty / 1992 Marshall 6101LE 30th Anniversary / 1966/67 Vox Grey Wah / DryBell Vibe Machine V-2 / Simble Overdrive / Bixonic Expandora EXP-2000R / Industrialectric RM-1N / Strymon BigSky / Strymon DIG dual delay.

Mics used : Ear Trumpet Labs (Edwina & Evelyn) / Sennheiser E906

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1965 Fender Electric XII String / Info needed

1965 Fender Electric XII String

Hi Fellow Guitar Guys & Girls

We are researching information for a magazine article on the following instrument that was sold at the 4 Amigos 2004 Arlington Guitar Show, maybe you remember who displayed, sold or bought any information or history of instrument will be gladly received with a $1000 Reward, details of instrument are as follows:

1965 Fender Electric XII String / Sunburst / White Pearl Guard / Black Case

If you know please email: media(at)audio-press(dot)net or info(at)vintageandrare(dot)com

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1965 Fender Custom Telecaster Guitar Demo

We have always been huge fans of the Fender Custom Telecasters. We recently got our hands on an original L-series Pre-CBS 1965 Fender Custom Telecaster. On the clip below you can see and hear Klaus from V&R take a spin on it.

Demo gear: 1964 Selmer Zodiac Twin 50, DryBell Vibe Machine V-2, Mad Professor Big Tweedy Drive, Bixonic Expandora EXP-2000R, Strymon BigSky

Fender Custom Telecaster history. 

The Fender Custom telecaster is different from the Telecaster Custom in the way the it has other features. 2 different models.

In 1959 Fender came out with a new model – the Fender Custom Telecaster. If featured a double bound body. This year Fender also started to do slab-board fingerboards. Apart from the body binding there is no difference from a standard Telecaster. It´s all about the binding.

 

1959 Fender Stratocaster – An inspirational story on paying it forward

Pay It Forward

Mickey “Guitar” Baker gave his 1959 Fender Stratocaster to Ivan Horn on one condition. To pass it on to another guitar player when his time came. Sadly, Ivan Horn, passed away earlier this year since cancer had taken over. Shortly before his death he called Rune Funch and met him in a cafe and told Rune that he was the one to now own the Stratocaster…on the same condition.

We heard this story through friends of V&R and thought this was such a beautiful and an inspirational story that we got in contact with Rune and asked if he would tell us the full story on camera. Rune agreed, which we are very thankful for, and below you can see and hear Rune lay it out in his own words. We full this story is important to tell and it´s something we could all learn a great lesson from.

Documented in dedication, deep respect and memory of Ivan Horn and Mickey “Guitar” Baker.

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1962 Fender Stratocaster Custom Colour Fiesta Red Demo

On Yeahman´s Guitar Fest in Burgdorf / Switzerland Sep 17th 2017 we came a fantastic vintage 1962 Fender Stratocaster in the highly collectible and sought after custom colour, Fiesta Red.

Our friend and swiss guitarplayer, Baptiste Bouli Amstutz, kindly took his time to take it for a spin on camera for us. In the video you can also hear Michael Marti from Yeahman´s Guitars talk a bit about it. Big thanks to The Silver Company for letting us use their fantastic trailer for this demo.

Hope you enjoy the video. Please let us know what you think in the comment section below.

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1957 Gibson ES-175D Archtop Guitar Demo

On Yeahman´s Guitar Fest in Burgdorf / Switzerland Sep 17th 2017 we came across a near mint condition 1957 Gibson ES-175D. Swiss guitarplayer, Baptiste Bouli Amstutz, kindly took his time to take it for a spin on camera for us. In the video you can also hear Michael Marti from Yeahman´s Guitars talk a bit about it. Big thanks to The Silver Company for letting us use their fantastic trailer for this demo.

Hope you enjoy the video. Please let us know what you think in the comment section below.

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Yeahman´s Guitar Fest Burgdorf Picture Gallery

Yeahman´s Guitar Fest is a guitar show located in beautiful Burgdorf in Switzerland, not far from Zürich. We had an invitation to come and visit the show by founder Michael Marti and his brother. So we jumped on a plane and a train and arrived for the show to be there for the opening, sunday sep 17th. This is not a review of the show, but we must say we had a super great time and was welcomed by a very friendly and passionate team of people from the swiss music community running the show. Below you can see some of the pics we shot on the show. We recommend you go visit in 2018.

Awesome food and great service from the guys at the The Lunch Box food truck. (www.lunchbox.ch)

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