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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Custom Shop SG Metallic Emerald Green, 1993

❌SOLD❌  Gibson Custom Shop SG Metallic Emerald Green, 1993

Here we have another rarity – from September 1993, a Gibson Custom Shop SG in Emerald Green Metallic finish with gold hardware and pearloid pickguard! The Gibson SG had been produced for three years before it gained the name ‘SG’. It was originally introduced in 1961 as a complete redesign of the then-unpopular single cutaway, carved Maple top Les Paul model. An additional driving factor was addressing Fender’s characterization of Gibson as old-fashioned.

Used
Price: $2,299.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson SG Standard Wine Red, 1969

❌SOLD❌   Gibson SG Standard Wine Red, 1969

This Gibson SG Standard in Wine Red finish and ‘Batwing’ pickguard, is built during 1969 at the historic Parsons Street plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Introduced in 1961 as a radically updated version of the Les Paul, the Gibson SG Standard sported a thin, light weight double cutaway body with nearly unrestricted access to all the frets.

Vintage
Price: $3,450.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson SG ‘Batwing’ Standard Cherry, 2012

❌SOLD❌ Gibson SG 'Batwing' Standard Cherry, 2012

The Gibson SG ‘Batwing’ Standard started appearing in 1966, displacing the smaller, treble-side pickguard, offering much more protection to the top of the guitar during enthusiastic use. The SG itself was originally introduced as the 1961 Les Paul, but without Les Paul’s input and at the end of his endorsement contract. For various reasons, the Les Paul name was dropped for 1963 production and has been the SG or ‘Solid Guitar’ since.

Used
Price: $1,600.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Les Paul Melody Maker Manhattan Midnight, 2014

❌SOLD❌ Gibson Les Paul Melody Maker Manhattan Midnight,  2014

The Gibson Les Paul Melody Maker appeared in 2014 as a 120th Anniversary model – a US made, reasonably priced high quality carved-top guitar with a solid history behind the names. The Melody Maker appeared in 1959 and built until 1971 as an entry level, thin slab Mahogany bodied single cutaway model, with one or two single coil pickups and a narrow headstock. The neck was Mahogany with a Rosewood fingerboard. For 1961, a second cutaway was added, but it wasn’t until 1967 that the Melody Maker got the ‘SG’ body shape.

Used
Price: $899.99 CAD

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SOLD!!! Gibson SG Standard ‘Batwing’ Heritage Cherry

SOLD!!! Gibson SG Standard 'Batwing' Heritage Cherry

The Gibson SG Standard utilizes classic design elements and features from the late 60’s models that are sought after by many players. The rounded double cutaway body and long tenon 19th fret neck joint provide excellent, nearly unrestricted access all the way up the fretboard. The neck profile is rounded and feels very solid without being too thick. The electronics featured on the Gibson SG Standard are the traditional two volume, two tone controls with three way toggle switch and 490R and 490T humbuckers with Alnico 2 magnets.

New
Price: $1,999.00 CAD

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Gibson SG Tribute Natural Satin Walnut

Gibson SG Tribute Natural Satin Walnut

The Gibson SG Tribute is part of the Gibson Modern line and is an excellent workhorse guitar with simple and classic aesthetics. This guitar features the classic sg rounded and thin double cutaway body shape made of mahogany. This particular version of the Gibson SG Tribute comes in a satin walnut stain for a very earthy and natural look. The neck is maple with rosewood fretboard and fuller rounded profile and a 12” radius. The satin finish on the back of the neck and the 22 medium jumbo frets provide a smooth and easy playing feel. The double cutaway body design provides easy access all the way up to the last fret.

New
Price: $1,499.00 CAD
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