Bill Alston

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FENDER GUITARS
Fender Aerodyne Strats and Teles | Squier Classic Vibe Guitars | Highway 1 and American Special Strats | Highway 1 and American Special Telecasters | The CBS Era Strats |

Mexican Fenders
Standard Mexican SSS Strats | Classic Series Strats | Classic Player Strats | Roadworn Strats | Vintage Player Strats
| Various Mexican Deluxe SSS Strat Ranges | Mexican Strat Artist Models | Mexican Strats with Humbuckers |
Standard Telecasters Mexican | Telecaster Mexican Vintage Style | Telecaster Mexican Revised Models | Telecaster Mexican Artist Models | Telecaster Mexican 72 Reissues
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YAMAHA GUITARS
Superaxe SA Guitars | SAS Guitars | MSG Image Guitars | YSG Guitars | VG Guitars | Explorers and Flying Vs | Super RnR Guitars | Weddington Guitars
ST and STH Guitars | Studio Lords and Lord Players | Rare or Unusual Yamaha Guitars | SEs and Sessions | SX range | SGRRs
| Superjam range | Supercombinator range | AE | AES | AEX | SGV and EGV | SS Range | MG Guitars | RGZ Guitars | RGS Guitars
| YG Guitars | YGX Guitars | YGS Guitars|


BURNS GUITARS
My Burns Guitar Site

Some Guitar Information

On this page I will post information to assist people in buying selling and identifying guitars. My interests are Yamaha, Fender, Burns, Westone and Paul Reed Smith Guitars and these will be the guitars I focus on. This information will change and be added to often. Keep checking back.

What is it worth


I maintain a database of sales of Fender (including Squier, but I have don't record anything below £100) Burns, Westone, and Yamaha. This tells me what people will pay for them and hence what they are really worth. I did record Tokai and PRS sales but I have stopped upating these as of December 2017 the details up to then are still available What people ask for them is irrelevant and many are pitched far too high on Ebay. I am always willing to give advice if asked. The links below are to spreadsheets containing prices paid they are downloadable and can be sorted and filtered in all the normal ways. If you are buying a used Fender send me pictures, there are a lot of fakes about and if I am not sure I can ask the experts for you. I have recently changed the format to make comparing and sorting much easier.

American Fenders
Mexican Fenders
Other Fenders
Squier Fenders
Burns Guitars
Yamaha Guitars
Westone Guitars
PRS No longer updated
Tokai and some miscellaneous No longer updated

There is a company in the UK based in the Bath area which holds specialist guitar auctions regularly. This is not like Ebay it is an auction house with knowledgeable people who do proper appraisals you should visit their website the link is on my links page. They have records of sales going back several years for all makes of guitar. I am listing sales of the models I am interested starting from the beginning of 2014, but you can check the others for yourself.

Guitar Auctions Not updated as at Dec 2017


Yamaha Magazines

In the far east Yamaha produce a magazine called Bridge, it is similar to the Fender Frontlines of old. I have pdfs in English of the 2012 and 2015 versions these are available for download from the links below. I don't know if they were produced in any other years but if anyone does know of others please let me know.
2012 Bridge
2015 Bridge