Fender Takes Top Two Spots on Reverb’s Best-Selling Guitars of 2021

Fender Takes Top Two Spots on Reverb’s Best-Selling Guitars of 2021

Reverb announced its best-selling guitars of 2021. Please check out the list below.

“While we’ve highlighted a lot of really unique, boutique, and standout guitar companies this year—like Aluminati Guitars and Gallo Guitars, to name just a couple—it’s not particularly surprising to see titans like Fender, Gibson, and Paul Reed Smith dominating this list. These longtime mainstays have much larger operations than the newer boutique brands, and due to their longevity, also tend to have more robust resale markets. For these reasons, you may not see even the most popular smaller brands represented here,” Reverb stated.

“This year, the classic Tele twang just edged out the Strat’s slap, with the top spot on this list going to the Fender Player Telecaster—part of the brand’s Made-in-Mexico line, similar to the Standard series from decades past. It’ll be interesting to see how Fender’s newly available and elevated Player Plus series will affect these placings next year.

“However, the Stratocaster did dominate the list overall, with various models taking seven of the top 20 spots to the Tele’s four. PRS also wiggled its way into the top three for 2021, thanks to John Mayer’s supremely popular Silver Sky signature—which could almost be counted as an eighth Strat model, being that its PRS’s take on one.”

1Fender Player Telecaster
2Fender Player Stratocaster
3PRS Silver Sky John Mayer Signature
4Squier Affinity Telecaster
5Fender American Professional II Stratocaster
6PRS SE Custom 24
7Fender American Professional II Telecaster
8Gibson Les Paul Standard ’60s
9Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s
10ESP LTD EC-1000
11Squier Affinity Series Stratocaster
12Fender American Standard Stratocaster
13PRS CE 24
14Fender American Professional Series Stratocaster
15Fender American Ultra Telecaster
16Squier J Mascis Jazzmaster
17Squier Classic Vibe ’60s Jazzmaster
18Fender American Standard Stratocaster (1986–2000)
19Gibson Les Paul Classic
20Fender Standard Stratocaster (1998–2005)

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