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Gibson Flying V History 120th Anniversary (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)

Gibson Flying V History 120th Anniversary (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)

There are few guitars more instantly recognizable than the Gibson Flying V. Prototyped in 1957 and introduced in 1958 as part of a wave of radically futuristic designs, the Flying V sold so poorly that it was dropped in 1958. Perhaps 98 production models (made with Korina wood) were shipped, and these are extremely collectable – and expensive.

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