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Gibson SG Special Heritage Cherry Red, 2005

Gibson SG Special Heritage Cherry Red, 2005

With the 1961 revamp and rename of the Les Paul line in 1961, the Gibson SG Special came on stage. Using the same basic construction as the Standard or Custom models, the SG Special lowered price points by minimizing decoration.

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Price: $1,400.00 CAD
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Gibson ES-175D Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1955

Gibson ES-175D Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1955

The Gibson ES-175D was formally introduced in 1953 as the Double P-90 pickup version of the single-pickup ES-175. Informally, a few were shipped in 1951 and 1952 but without the ‘D’ designation. This guitar came onto the scene in 1949 as a single pickup archtop with a sharp Florentine cutaway, Maple laminate body construction, Mahogany neck and Rosewood bridge and bound fingerboard.

Vintage
Price: $8,999.99 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III Red, 1995

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III Red, 1995

The Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III, the last iteration of the Howard Roberts models, appeared in 1991 and was built until the model was discontinued around 2010, though it went out of production between 2003 and 2005. The first Fusion models appeared in 1979. Here we’re looking at a Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III dating to June 12 1995 and built at Gibson’s Nashville plant. This example carries a gloss red finish with gold plated parts, and is in very good, condition.

Used
Price: $3,000.00 CAD $3,800.00 CAD
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Gibson J-160E Electric FlatTop Sunburst, 1956

Gibson J-160E Electric FlatTop Sunburst, 1956

Introduced in 1954, the Gibson J-160E flat top electric turned out to be one of the more successful of Gibson’s slope-shouldered dreadnoughts. Intended as a companion to the then-new Les Paul solidbody, the Gibson J-160E was one of the first mass production electrified steel string guitars. This model was discontinued in 1979, and is occasionally re-issued.

Vintage
Price: $5,999.99 CAD
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Gibson Thunderbird Bass Tobacco Burst, 2015

Gibson Thunderbird Bass Tobacco Burst, 2015

Introduced in 1963 as a companion to the new Firebird, the Gibson Thunderbird bass shares the same through-neck construction concepts. The original production of the ‘Reverse’ Gibson Thunderbird, like the Firebird, ran from 1963 to 1965.

Vintage
Price: $1,950.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson Super 400 Sunburst with McCarty Pickguard, 1935

⚌Reduced‼  Gibson Super 400 Sunburst with McCarty Pickguard, 1935

This beautiful 1935 Gibson Super 400 Sunburst with McCarty Pickguard guitar has a history – it is one of the guitars that the late Ed Bickert used before settling on his Telecaster. This example dates to 1935 and was built at the historic Parsons Street plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 88 years old at time of writing, it is in overall good and completely playable condition.

Vintage
Price: $19,999.99 CAD $22,500.00 CAD
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