2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

The State of the Vintage Guitar Market

Thursday, March 19
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Artist Central in Ballroom E
Austin Convention Center

The vintage and used guitar market is in a unique place. Prices on iconic instruments soared prior to the recession and have been in steady decline since. Modern manufactures have not stopped producing new instruments, and since used guitars do not typically depreciate in quality, there are arguably more guitars on the market now than demand dictates. Simultaneously, the decades-long decline of the rock band as a standard of popular music means younger generations lack the reverence for guitars felt by their parents. We'll explore the current market, where it's headed, and how musicians can take advantage of the situation to land fantastic vintage gear for themselves.


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Daniel Orkin

Price Guide Editor


As part of the team behind Reverb.com, the world's premier marketplace for musicians, Dan Orkin has spent the past several years compiling the comprehensive Price Guide on vintage guitars and other...

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