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Welcome to Cranes

Cranes Musical Instruments is a family run music store, originally founded in 1851 as a piano specialist, where we pride ourselves on customer service and our attention to detail. In our flagship Swansea store, you will find an extensive and breath-taking collection of guitars, amplifiers, effects pedals and folk instruments..


Not only do we stock the newest gear, fresh off the line, but our vintage and second-hand department hosts some of the most exotic and collectable instruments to be seen under one roof. From a vintage Telecaster to discontinued gems, you’ll find obscure pieces from us for sure - from guitars and amplifiers to effects pedals and studio gear.

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  • This new, rare and discontinued @Caparison guitars Dellinger II FX-WM features Caparison's Walnut-Mahogany composite body construction. The result is a more focused and aggressive low-end frequency response that you can find at cranes.co.uk!
  • This new, rare and discontinued @Caparison guitars Dellinger II FX-WM features Caparison's Walnut-Mahogany composite body construction. The result is a more focused and aggressive low-end frequency response that you can find at cranes.co.uk!
  • This new, rare and discontinued @Caparison guitars Dellinger II FX-WM features Caparison's Walnut-Mahogany composite body construction. The result is a more focused and aggressive low-end frequency response that you can find at cranes.co.uk!
  • This 1996 Limited Edition @epiphone Les Paul Standard puts the king of solid-body electric guitars in a gorgeous sparkle flake finish and delivers all the signature sound at a fraction of the cost. The mahogany body provides superb resonance, while the Alnico Classic humbucker pickups deliver loads of warmth. The set mahogany neck with a SlimTaper profile and rosewood fretboard gives this guitar the familiar feel and fast action that Les Paul players love. Neck and body binding and trapezoid fingerboard inlays finish off the classic Les Paul guitar look seen on stages the world over for decades. The LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece add more sustain and make string changing easier. Check it out at cranes.co.uk now!
  • This 1996 Limited Edition @epiphone Les Paul Standard puts the king of solid-body electric guitars in a gorgeous sparkle flake finish and delivers all the signature sound at a fraction of the cost. The mahogany body provides superb resonance, while the Alnico Classic humbucker pickups deliver loads of warmth. The set mahogany neck with a SlimTaper profile and rosewood fretboard gives this guitar the familiar feel and fast action that Les Paul players love. Neck and body binding and trapezoid fingerboard inlays finish off the classic Les Paul guitar look seen on stages the world over for decades. The LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece add more sustain and make string changing easier. Check it out at cranes.co.uk now!
  • This 1996 Limited Edition @epiphone Les Paul Standard puts the king of solid-body electric guitars in a gorgeous sparkle flake finish and delivers all the signature sound at a fraction of the cost. The mahogany body provides superb resonance, while the Alnico Classic humbucker pickups deliver loads of warmth. The set mahogany neck with a SlimTaper profile and rosewood fretboard gives this guitar the familiar feel and fast action that Les Paul players love. Neck and body binding and trapezoid fingerboard inlays finish off the classic Les Paul guitar look seen on stages the world over for decades. The LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece add more sustain and make string changing easier. Check it out at cranes.co.uk now!
  • First produced back in the 1980s, the Hofner Shorty is THE travel companion, giving you full scale length combined with small overall dimensions! The boys are playing the contemporary version which continues this lineage, bringing it up to date in the 21st century. It's basswood body maple neck and rosewood fingerboard give this guitar a great tone and playability for it's unique shape. It's 1x Hofner Open Humbucker gives it it's unmistakable, classic sound!
  • First produced back in the 1980s, the Hofner Shorty is THE travel companion, giving you full scale length combined with small overall dimensions! The boys are playing the contemporary version which continues this lineage, bringing it up to date in the 21st century. It's basswood body maple neck and rosewood fingerboard give this guitar a great tone and playability for it's unique shape. It's 1x Hofner Open Humbucker gives it it's unmistakable, classic sound!
  • First produced back in the 1980s, the Hofner Shorty is THE travel companion, giving you full scale length combined with small overall dimensions! The boys are playing the contemporary version which continues this lineage, bringing it up to date in the 21st century. It's basswood body maple neck and rosewood fingerboard give this guitar a great tone and playability for it's unique shape. It's 1x Hofner Open Humbucker gives it it's unmistakable, classic sound!

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