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13 Mar 2015

A Friday the 13th Update!

  Don't worry, it's nothing scary, just this US-made Peavey Predator... which is actually quite pleasant.

We've also just added a cool Yamaha F-310 which is the sort of guitar everyone should have.

What else is new? We've just got in some jolly nice Adam Black mahogany ukes which are worth checking out. Also, sorry if you missed out on our Gretsch 5120: we only had it for about five minutes!

8 Mar 2015

Some Gretsch Bling

  Friends! Just had enough time this week to add one of our more recent secondhand offerings to the website. It's this mint condition Gretsch Electromatic G5120!

Other big news is that our Hondo Fatboy has been reunited with its original pickguard! I'll take some more photos soon.

As usual, we've got a bunch of new new and new old pedals including wah-wahs from Morley and Dunlop. Photos of all this stuff to come soon, assuming we don't sell it in the meantime.

25 Feb 2015

Quick news!

  Hello, chaps! We've worked through most of our repair mountain, so it's time for a quick website update.

Last week, we got in some Indie IA20DOM electro-acoustics for the first time...we couldn't resist getting one in hot pink. We're impressed.

What else? Well, I'm sure most of you know we sell a range of ukuleles, but I've added a few samples to the website to make sure. We particularly like this brand-new PukanaLa Autumn Tattoo which sounds especially sweet!

Added a bunch of new used pedals to the Effects area, including the smashing Danelectro Tuna Melt tremolo. A real hidden gem.

30 Jan 2015

More wintry delights

  Added a few more things including this smashing Goya Modelo 6 solid cedar topped classical. Also, you'll find some new and old effects including a clean, used Boss DS-1, and I'm also happy to say we're now stockists of the classic EBow Plus!

What else? Well, there's this clean second-hand Squier Vintage Modified Jazzmaster in a difficult-to-photograph butterscotch colour!

23 Jan 2015

We're back!

  Apologies if you've had trouble with our website of late. Everything should be back and running A-OK now. It's been a busy old time for IG, so we've only had a chance to put up two new old guitars. But they're both smashers!

First is this Danelectro DC'59 Modified Spec in the Jimmy Page style. You should come and try it out.

And you must be insane if you don't covet this 80s Hondo HL5FBB Fat Boy. It is an absolutely smashing guitar. Please give it a good home.

30 Dec 2014

Lovely things!

  If you look very carefully, you'll find a new section called For Sale which now not only includes a selection of our new and second-hand instruments, but also effects, accessories and other stuff.

Personal favourites include this Epiphone SJ-18S and a DOD FX50-B Overdrive Plus in beautiful condition!

17 Dec 2014

Look No Further For The Perfect Festive Deco-ration

  Stick this nickel-plated dream tricone resonator under your tree this Christmas!

You can buy this lovely Busker Deco for only 450 from the stall this weekend... if you're quick! You can find out more here.

20 Nov 2014

Meet The Perfect Travel Companion

  We're glad to say that we're now stockists of the Martin Backpacker. It's the niftiest, lightweight, travel guitar around! Perfect around the campfire, the student digs or the back of the car. It comes with a Martin guitar strap and a nice padded gigbag big enough for all your accessories and rubbish.

Also recently added to the Instruments page you'll find a Mystery Russian Mandolin, an Epiphone S-Series from about 1990 and this wicked-looking, hand-built lap steel from local hero, Pete Towers.

And don't forget, kids: we always have a bunch of stuff that never makes it to the website as it's sold before we've had a chance to take a photo of it! So, come and see us Sunday, Monday or Tuesday on Cambridge market.

01 Nov 2014

Frederic Effects Hit the Stall!

We've got some new pedals on our new pedal board! Feast your eyes upon these gems: three swanky offerings from Fredric Effects of North London. Top-notch, musical pedals for the discerning guitarist.

Find out more over at Frederic Effects or come see us and try them out!

15 September 2014

Jingle Competition 2014

We are proud and delighted to announce that the winner of the first Imperial Guitars Jingle Competition is: Mr. Richard Archer!

Here he is receiving his prize:

You can listen to all the entries here! Thanks again to all who entered and we'll be back next year with another jingle contest.

31 August 2014

Jingle Compo Update

With only hours to spare, we received a entry so fresh it had to be recorded live at the stall:

New UK-made Stuff!

We're the happy new stockist of two great products made on these shores!

StumbleCol cigar-box guitars are hand-made in Cambridge by local craftsman and player Colin Merry.

Each instrument is made from a real cigar-box, comes with bone nut and saddle and has two internal piezo pickups: and, unlike many cigar-box guitars you see, they're all fretted! We stock 3-, 4- and 6-string models.

Star Singer ceramic slides are handmade by Dolfinn Ruby Star Singer in Glastonbury. Each is unique, durable, beautiful... and they sound great! The slides are available in a variety of colours and sizes.

You should come and check them out!