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No user registration. No shopping cart. It just takes one click at to purchase and make payment. Powered by PaypalTM, Sharpened Flat offers the easiest and more realiable way of payment. Buy Now button is shown in each of the guitar detail pages. Please note, we ship the guitt to the address entered in your Paypay account.

For budget-concerned buyers, Paypal offers 6 month spread-out payment. For more details pleae click the link below.

Most of our guitars are listed both on our web page and our ebay shop at If you are an experienced ebay user and prefer purchase within their platform, I will be glad to see you at ebay!
For those who find bank wire transfer more comfortable, we have our bank accounts open at USA(Bank of Hawaii) / Australia(Westpac) / Japan(Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ) and Korea(Shinhan). Or if you want to proceed with any other form of payment, please contact us at We are open for discussion.
Once payment is received, your guitar is going to be packed with the safety materials stuffed inside, and be shipped to your home. Our preferred courier is Japan Post, which provides reliable service and on-time delivery. Depending on urgency you may consider either of express or standard delivery. Price and the estimated delivery time differ by the service as indicated in the table below.

Type of ServiceLead timeNorth AmericaEuropeAU/NZAsiaMid/South AmericaAfrica
EMS3-5 days160180160120280280
Standard air cargo2-3 weeks14014014090190190

Packing Process

1  Strings loosened to release the tention over the neck and body

2  Polystyrene (Styroform) tucked under the neck to absorb shock

3  Neck wrapped with air bubble film or similar material

4  Body covered with air bubble film or similar material

5  The case is now packed with a carton and ready to ship
Terms And Conditions

Unless specified, all the guitars in Vintage page are made in Japan.


90 days warranty is provided for BRAND NEW products, including Ministar guitars, Pitchstone prodcuts and Washburn guitars. Durign the warranty period, return shipment fee is to be paid by us. The warranty starts from the date when the product is shipped out of our warehouse.

The vintage guitars are sold as is, in other words any defect, dent or wear on the guitar is agreed as the current condition of the guitar. If damage is done during shipping, Sharpened Flat compensates the fee for repair.