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1990 Gibson Chet Atkins CE Solidbody Classical (consignment) No Longer Available

1990 Gibson Chet Atkins CE Solidbody Classical (consignment) No Longer Available

We don’t see these very often, but here’s a fine example of a very influential guitar – a 1990 Gibson Chet Atkins CE Solidbody Classical. The late, great and greatly lamented Chet Atkins was responsible for not only great music, but a number of musical innovations. Given his many performances over decades, under a very wide range of conditions, it’s not surprising that he often sought out ways to control or prevent feedback at stage volumes.

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1919 Gibson F2 Mandolin SOLD

1919 Gibson F2 Mandolin  SOLD

Orville Gibson basically invented the modern mandolin around 1895, combining the basic stringing and tuning layout with violin-type construction technology. To this point, the mandolin was usually a bowl-backed instrument, though some related flat-backed instruments such as the cittern had existed for some centuries.

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1967 Gibson Mastertone TB-250 Tenor Banjo (consignment)

1967 Gibson Mastertone TB-250 Tenor Banjo (consignment)

This fine example of a 1967 Gibson Mastertone TB-250 Tenor Banjo is in great condition, with no significant wear — especially given its age.

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1978 Les Paul Deluxe Sunburst (consignment) SOLD

1978 Les Paul Deluxe Sunburst (consignment) SOLD

The Les Paul is one of the classic workhorses of modern popular music. Produced since 1952 in a number of variations, it appears on all kinds of stages and recordings.

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1953 Gibson J-50 (consignment) No Longer Available

1953 Gibson J-50 (consignment) No Longer Available

This 1953 Gibson J-50 demonstrates why Gibson flat-tops are so desirable. It has obviously been used as the makers intended, and has had the service that any 60-year old might need. And the sound is incredible! Full, bright, LOUD, crisp and even, this guitar has exceptional tone and would be a very positive addition to any trac

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2007 Gibson CJ-165 (consignment) No Longer Available

2007 Gibson CJ-165 (consignment) No Longer Available

Gibson’s Jumbo guitars – the J-200, J-185 – have been popular since the J-200 was introduced in the 1938. There have been many variations, and between 2006 and 2008 the CJ-165 was built at the Gibson plant in Bozeman, Montana, under the watchful supervision of Ren Ferguson.

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