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Iconic Vintage Guitar Shop / Guitar Repair & Restoration Center For Sale
Top Shelf Music, Buffalo's premier vintage guitar shop and guitar repair center is up for sale. Top Shelf was one of the first vintage guitar shops in the country. This is a unique opportunity to continue a legacy. Turn key operation in business for over 30 years with a large national and international clientele, active web site and a sister site on gbase.com. Factory repair authorizations for Martin, Fender, Gibson and all associated brands since 1979. Complete repair facility with spray booth, drill press, belt sander, band saw, buffing jack, all necessary specialized power and hand tools, supplies, wood, and boxes containing thousands of vintage and new parts. Located in a free standing building on a main street in an active business district with a storefront, large upper 4 bedroom apartment, (currently rented on a month to month basis) and 2.5 car garage. Available with or without real estate and/or with or without vintage instrument inventory. Owner and assistant may stay on for a period of time to assist in the transition depending the specifics. For details contact Scott Freilich: 716 510 4211. Shelftop@aol.com
Who We Are...
Owner and luthier Scott Freilich has been with the business since
its inception and involved with the music industry since 1968. When
it comes to guitars, Scott has an extensive level of knowledge and expertise.
He currently authors the monthly "Oddballs" column for 20th
Century Guitar magazine and is a past member of the price guide staff
for "Vintage Guitar "magazine. He has contributed to such
books Epiphone, The House of Stathopoulo, Washburn, 100 Years of Fine
Stringed Instruments , 'Burst 1958-'60 Sunburst Les Paul , and The Guitars
of the Fred Gretsch Company . His repair and restoration services are
relied on by countless professional musicians and music stores around
the world. Scott is also a member of The Buffalo Musician's Hall Of
Fame and an active bassist currently performing with the jazzabilly
** Jim Fisch had a love for
everything jazz guitar. He was an expert on it's history, produced world
renown concerts featuring it, wrote Grammy nominated liner notes for
the players of it, designed instruments for Eastman Guitars to play
it, and co-authored the definitive reference book on Epiphone Guitars,
"Epiphone, the House of Stathopoulo", to chronicle the history
of one of the worlds most celebrated manufacturers of the tools of the
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