With over 20 years experience in playing, collecting and selling vintage guitars and basses, we are truly passionate about all types of musical instruments. We understand what makes an instrument playable, collectable, desirable and, crucially, original. We can offer advice from a player’s, a collector’s and an investor’s point of view. Ultimately we believe that any instrument, regardless of its value or condition, should be played and we look forward to helping musicians young and old find the instrument that suits them. We always aim to describe our instruments honestly and to the best of our knowledge.
Guncotton is one of the old names for nitrocellulose, the type of lacquer widely used by guitar makers during the golden age of production.
We also speak French and Spanish.
All our instruments are available to view and play at our Showroom located on Columbia Road in Shoreditch, London. Please get in touch if you have any questions about our stock or would like to visit us.
Our mission is to establish and develop the ultimate network/community designed for enthusiasts and retailers of vintage, rare and antique musical instruments, as well as an online network for dedicated builders of fine instruments.
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