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This list does not represent our entire inventory!
Our used electric guitar selection changes all the time.
We update this page regularly, but it's possible that an instrument listed here has been sold.
Additionally, we have an ever-changing selection of models in lower price-ranges.
Please call the store (412-431-0700), or email us for availability and payment options.
Updated on 9/28/2016

Used Gibson & Epiphone Guitars

1969 Les Paul Custom at Pittsburgh Guitars

1969 Les Paul Custom
Black finish on a one-piece body, with a 3-piece neck with no volute, and a Kahler locking tremolo. This beauty has 3 original pots and the original tone caps, and a new switch, jack, and jackplate. It has a Duncan humbucker (50BM?) in the neck position, and a Duncan Invader in the bridge. It has been refretted, and there is copper shielding in the control cavity. It is in very good condition otherwise, with lots of dings and chips, lots of fine finish checking, some bare wood, and a sticker from the 101st Airborne Division near the bridge. This is a players' guitar, and it has a great vibe and a lot of spirit. All things considered, this guitar is just plain cool! Price includes non-original hard plastic case with TSA locks. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18)

2000 Les Paul Junior Special with Humbucks at Pittsburgh Guitars

2000 Les Paul Junior Special w/Humbuckers
Ebony finish on a flat maple top with mahogany back, mahogany neck with slim taper profile. It has a rosewood finerboard with dot inlays, Tune-o-Matic bridge with stop bar tailpiece, and two Alnico humbucking pickups with tone and volume controls for each. It's all original and in very good cosmetic condition, with some small dings, light scratches, and wear marks. Price includes hard plastic case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10)

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Used Fender & Squier Guitars

1979 Hardtail Stratocaster at Pittsburgh Guitars

1979 Stratocaster (Hardtail)
Natural finish with maple fingerboard, non-tremolo bridge, and all original. It's in excellent overall condition, with a couple dings here and there, and some discoloration on the bottom edge of the fingerboard. It has some belt buckle scratches on the back, not through the finish. And there are some matted finish spots, front and back, possibly from laying on a strap. They only show up at certain angles, and did not show up well in the pictures. Price includes the original rectangular plastic Fender case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10)

2001 American Series Stratocaster at Pittsburgh Guitars

2001 American Series Stratocaster
Sunburst finish and in excellent overall condition. Features include a one-piece maple neck with maple fingerboard and 22 medium-jumbo frets, and 3 alnico 5 single-coil pickups with staggered pole pieces. It has some light surface scratches and a small finish chip in the side, and some small dings along the bottom. Price includes original hard Fender case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9)

2007 American Deluxe Ash Stratocaster at Pittsburgh Guitars

2007 American Deluxe Series Ash Stratocaster
Aged Cherry Burst finish on an ash body, with S-1 switching and three Samarium Cobalt Noiseless Strat pickups. It has a modern "C" shaped maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard and abalone dot inlays, and 22 medium jumbo frets. Other features include a two-point synchronized tremolo with stainless steel saddles. It is beautiful, and in very good condition, with several dings and small finish scuffs and chips. The tremolo was professionally flipped to left-handed, a la Stevie Ray Vaughan. Price includes original hard Fender case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13)

1995 Fender Strat Plus at Pittsburgh Guitars

1995 Strat Plus
Blueburst finish with rosewood fingerboard, made in the USA. Introduced in 1987, the Strat Plus was at that time an upgrade from the American Standard Strat. Features on this guitar include 3 gold Lace Sensor pickups, a roller nut, and locking tuners. It's in very good condition cosmetically, with a number of small dings and finish chips. And it is missing the backplate. Price includes original hard Fender case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10)

2013 Standard Stratocaster at Pittsburgh Guitars

2013 Standard Stratocaster
Brown Sunburst finish with a maple fingerboard, made in Mexico, and in excellent overall condition. Features include an alder body w/polyester finish, maple neck with modern "C" shape and 21 medium jumbo frets, 3 single coil Standard Strat pickups, and a 3-ply parchment pickguard. It has a couple small dings, and some white marks on the headstock. Price includes clean original Fender gig bag. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7)

2002 Fender Squier X-155 at Pittsburgh Guitars 2002 Squier X-155
Tobacco sunburst finish and in excellent condition. Made in Korea, this single cutaway hollowbody features a double-bound laminated maple body with bound f-holes, a bound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid/abalone block inlays, 2 Duncan Designed humbucking pickups each with volume and tone controls, and a stylish "S" tailpiece. It's a great jazz box, and it is very clean, with no dings or scratches. Price includes a hard Samick case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8)
2015 Fender Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar at Pittsburgh Guitars 2015 Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar
Surf Green finish with a rosewood fingerboard and in excellent condition. Features include a maple neck with vintage-tint gloss finish, Jaguar single-coil pickups, circuite selector and tone circuit switches, vintage-style bridge and non-locking floating vibrato, and white-black-white pickguard. It's very clean, and plays great! Price includes a clean black gig bag. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8)

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Other Used Electric Guitars

1968 Rickenbacker 325 in Mapleglo at Pittsburgh Guitars

1968 Rickenbacker 325
This is 3/4 scale Ric, made most famous by John Lennon's use of the model. It features a thin, hollow, double-cutaway body, 3 pickups, 5 knobs, and a whole lot of mojo! It has been refinished matte black, and has an added period Bigsby. All other parts are original except the bridge and bridgeplate. It's in very good condition with chips, scratches, and paint speckles. The fingerboard finish is cracked, and there is fret wear, but it still plays cleanly. Price includes non-original recent hard Ric case.
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1967 Rickenbacker 330/12 in Mapleglo at Pittsburgh Guitars

1967 Rickenbacker 330/12 12-String
Mapleglo finish, made in the USA, and in excellent overall condition. There is nothing like the iconic jangle of a Rickenbacker 12-string! Features on this guitar include a double-cutaway, semi-hollow maple body with slash soundhole, a 3-ply maple/walnut/maple neck with rosewood fingerboard and 21 frets, two Rickenbacker toaster pickups with 3-way switching and 5 control knobs -- tone and volume for each pickup, and a blend knob -- and the Rickenbacker "R" tailpiece. This is is a very clean example of this model, with only minor dings and light scratches, some on the body but mostly on the headstock and the bottom of the instrument. We have the original bridge cover, which screws are missing. The neck is straight and it has very minor fret wear. And the + wire from the input jack had been mysteriously cut and spliced when we got it. Other than that, this guitar is all original, and cool as can be! Price includes original hard case.
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1967 Le Baye 2 x 4 at Pittsburgh Guitars 1967 Le Baye 2x4
One of only 45 made, this guitar is all original, with the exception of the neck pickup which was rewound by Tom Brantley. The 2x4 is "famous" for having been used by Tommy James & The Shondells (for about 15 minutes), and it features 2 single coil pickups with a 3-way selector switch, and a rosewood fingerboard with pearl inlays. This one is red, and in excellent overall condition, with some lacquer chips on the front, sides, and back. Price includes original hard case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5)
1998 Guild Bluesbird at Pittsburgh Guitars

1998 Guild Bluesbird
Crimson Transparent finish on a chambered mahogany body with a figured, arched maple top. It features a bound rosewood fingerboard with block inlays, Duncan 59 humbuckers, Grover tuners, and Guild's Chesterfield headstock inlay. It is in excellent overall condition, and weighs in just under 8 lbs. It was a factory second at original point of sale, though this many years later, it is impossible to know what the blemish was. It does have several small dings and light surface scratches. And there are screw holes visible on the bottom from a previously-installed Bigsby. Price includes original hard case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11)

1967 Hagstrom Viking at Pittsburgh Guitars

1967 Hagstrom Viking
Sunburst finish, made in Sweden. The Viking is a thinline semi-acoustic electric, that features a slim, fast neck, two single coil pickups each with tone and volume controls, and a bound rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, and Strat-style 6-in-a-line tuning gears. It's in excellent condition, with a couple small dings and scratches. It has a sticker from a long-ago music store on the back of the headstock. Price includes original hard case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11)

2014 Gretsch G5422TDC Electromatic at Pittsburgh Guitars

2014 Gretsch Electromatic G5422TDC
Trans-Red finish and in excellent condition with no chips or scratches. Features of this double-bound hollowbody electric include maple top, back, and sides, a bound rosewood fingerboard two Gretsch "Black-Top" Filter'Tron humbucking pickups, and a Bigsby tailpiece. Price includes very clean, non-original Ritter gig bag. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8)

2016 Yamaha Revstar 502T in Bowden Green at Pittsburgh Guitars

2016 Yamaha Revstar RS502T
Bowden Green finish, with a rosewood fingerboard, and in near-mint condition. We bought this guitar from the original owner, who never played it outside of his home. The depth of the finsh color changes with light from a deep green to almost black. Features include a mahogany body with maple top, set-in neck with rosewood fingerboard and 22 jumbo frets, a Tune-o-Matic bridge and aluminum tailpiece. It has two VP5 vintage output P-90 pickups, and Yamaha's new-for-Revstar "Dry Switch," which filters out low frequencies for a "bright, clear tone with lots of body and no hum." This guitar is quite clean, and it sounds as cool as it looks. Price includes original Yamaha padded gig bag, in equally clean condition. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9)

1965 Barclay Bobkat 2-pickup electric at Pittsburgh Guitars

1967 Barclay (by Harmony) H16R Bobkat
Candy Apple Red finish, two DeArmond Gold Foil pickups, made in the USA! This is a rare Barclay-labeled Harmony guitar. It has a bolt-on neck, six-on-a-side tuners, and the original vibrato, and is dated September, 1967 on the underside of the pickguard. It is in very good overall condition, with some chips and dings, and light finish checking. There is a small chip on one corner of the pickguard. Price includes a chipboard case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11)

Harmony by Heath TG-36 / H56/1 hollowbody at Pittsburgh Guitars

c. 1967 Harmony by Heath H56/1 Rocket
This USA Harmony Rocket was sold by the Heath Company as one of their DIY electronics projects. It features a Redburst finish, 2 Dearmond Gold Foil Mustache pickups, with adjustable pole pieces and tone and volume controls for each, and a Type W vibrato tailpiece. It is in excellent overall condition, with some dings and small chips, and a repaired crack at the input. There are 2 scuff marks in the finish below the bridge, where it sat in the wrong postion. It does not have the pickguard. Price includes a recent TKL gig bag. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12)

1965 Baldwin Baby Bison at Pittsburgh Guitars 1965 Baldwin Baby Bison
Black finish on a sycamore body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays, and one of the original Bar-Magnet pickups. This is an early example of a model that was intended to be an export, a less-expensive version of the Burns Bison, made for the American market. It has the early appointments that were soon changed by Baldwin after they purchased the Burns company in September of 1965. Those features include a split "V" headstock with v-shaped plexiglass logo, 2 small pickguard pieces, and the long Rezo-Tube tailpiece. It is in very good condition, with some small dings and light scratches & scuffs, some dings on the back of the neck, a replaced bridge pickup, and it is missing the tremolo arm and the backplate. It also has a repleacement bridge. Price includes original hard case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8)
Used Hofner Verythin at Pittsburgh Guitars 2013 Hofner CT Verythin
Red tranparent finish, and in excellent-plus condition, with no dings or scratches, and no visible playwear. Based on the classic Hofner Verythin guitar body shape from 1960, this Contemporary Series guitar features a flame maple, semi-hollow body with center block for increased sustain, deeper tones, and less feedback. Other features include a rosewood fingerboard with decorative bar markers, and two Hofner humbuckers with nickel covers. Andat 1.25" deep, it is very thin! Price includes original hard case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7)
Late-1930s Recording King Roy Smeck Lap Steel at Pittsburgh Guitars c. 1938 Recording King Roy Smeck Model AB104 Lap Steel
Sunburst finish and in very good condition overall, with expected dings and scratches for its age. It has a pear-shaped body with removeable wooden back, 2 octagonal knobs, and a rosewood fingerboard. This instrument was made by Gibson as a "house brand" for Montgomery Ward in the late 1930s. It has the original knobs, nut, and tailpiece. The pickup was long-ago changed, and a vintage DeArmond tastefully installed. Price includeds the original hard case. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8)
Used 2015 G&L Tribute ASAT Classic at Pittsburgh Guitars 2015 G&L Tribute Series ASAT Classic
Tobacco Sunburst finish and in excellent condition. This guitar features a maple bolt-on neck with medium C neck profile, maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, boxed-steel bridge with individual brass saddles, two Leo Fender-designed G&L Magnetic Field Design single coil pickups, and a white pickguard. It's very clean, with no dings or chips, and only the lightest of playwear. Price includes a non-original gig bag. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5)
Used Eastwood Classic 6 at Pittsburgh Guitars Eastwood Classic 6
White finish with a bound rosewood fingerboard and decorative pearloid "sharks teeth" inlays, and in excellent condition. With a famous 60's Country Classic look, this guitar features a bound semi-hollow maple body with bound f-holes, a set maple neck with bound rosewood fingerboard, and two EW-Retro humbucking pickups. It is very clean, with no dings or finish chips. Price includes a non-original hard case, also in excellent condition. (picture - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9)

This list changes all the time.
Please call the store if you're looking for
something that you don't see here.
Additionally, we always have an ever-changing
selection of less expensive guitars.
Give us a call for more info!

Key to Descriptions

Before we sell any used instrument, we send it through our repair shop for a complete set up. But because they're used, we've worked out the following descriptions to let you know how used they are. We'll be happy to give you more information via phone or email.

Mint Condition--like new, no wear
Excellent condition
--some play wear, maybe some small dings or light surface scratches
Very good condition
--a few scratches, some dings and/or lacquer chips, but structurally sound, normal play wear
Good condition--structurally sound, has been played a lot, some repairs or cosmetic flaws possible
Fair condition--a well-loved guitar, may have some problems, but we'll describe them as accurately as possible
As-is--needs work

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