VGP50

The Vintage Guitar Price 50 Index (VGP) is a stock market style index that averages the values of 50 of the rarest and most sought-after guitars from our 4 other price indices. The list shows the guitars that make up the index, while the graph shows this index’s average value over the past 20 years. Values are for mint condition guitars.

Top performing guitars in index

Years Make Model Features
1962 Fender Stratocaster Olympic White Slab
1962 Fender Stratocaster Lake Placid Blue Slab
1950 Fender Avalon Blond
1835 Martin Stauffer Fancy Highest
1930 Martin Om-45 De Luxe
1931-1934 Martin D-2
1950 Fender Esquire Black
1954 Fender Stratocaster Very First 54 Rare Features
1966 Fender Esquire Custom Custom Colors
1976 Fender Telecaster Black
1970 Fender Telecaster Fiesta Red
1929-1939 Gibson Pb-3 Flat Head
1937 Gibson Tb-18 Flat Head Top Tension
1929-1939 Gibson Granada Rb Flat Head
1929-1939 Gibson Granada Pb
1950 Fender Broadcaster Blond
1938-1941 Gibson Super Jumbo / Super Jumbo 200 Stairstep Peghead
1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard (Sunburst) Highly Figured
1929-1937 Gibson Rb-4 Flat Head
1961 Gibson Les Paul Custom Early 61 3 Pafs Singlecut
1958-1959 Gibson Flying V
1961 Fender Stratocaster Shell Pink
1962-1964 Gretsch White Penguin (6134) Double Cutaway
1956-1962 Gretsch White Penguin (6134) With Snow Flake Case
1959 Gibson Es-335 Td / Es-335N Td Natural Bound Neck
1954-1956 Gretsch Round-Up (6130) Knotty Pine 2 Knots
1957 Gretsch Chet Atkins Solid Body (6121) G Brand
1971-1981 Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman (6122 / 7670)
1958 Gretsch White Falcon Stereo (6137 / 7595) Early Stereo Specs
1934 Martin D-25 K2 14 Fret Neck
2000s Martin D-200 De Luxe
1934 Martin 000-45 Late 34 Short Scale
1934 Martin 000-45 Early 34 Long Scale
1939 Martin D-28 Early 39 175 Neck
1931-1935 Martin D-28 12 Fret
1931-1935 Martin D-28 12 Fret
1959 Fender Stratocaster Mary Kaye Gold Hardware Slab
1957 Gibson Les Paul Model Paf Humbuckers Earlymid To Late 57
1923 Gibson F-5 Mandolin Loar July 9 1923 Side Bound
1954-1955 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollow body (6120) G Brand
1955 Gretsch White Falcon Mono (6136 / 7595) Singlecut 6136
1956-1958 Gretsch Duo-Jet (6128) Cadillac Green
1961-1963 Gretsch Silver Jet (6129) Doublecut
1961-1963 Gretsch Silver Jet (6129) Silver Doublecut
1939 Martin 000-42 Early 39 175 Neck
1963-1966 Gretsch Duo-Jet (6128) Sparklegold Champagne Burgundy or Tangerine
1961-1962 Fender Jazz Bass Rare Color Stack Knob
1959 Fender Stratocaster Custom Colors
1937 Martin 000-45 H
1981-1982 Gibson Explorer