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Gibson Guitars SGJ 2014 120th Anniversary model

Gibson Guitars SGJ 2014 120th Anniversary model

I had a lot of fun with this Gibson Guitars SGJ 2014 120th Anniversary model. Took it off the wall, plugged it straight into one of my current favourite amps – a Vox AC15 – and it sounded great.

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1964 Gibson Trini Lopez Custom (consignment) SOLD

1964 Gibson Trini Lopez Custom (consignment)  SOLD

1964 Gibson Trini Lopez Custom

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1959 Gibson J45 (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

1959 Gibson J45 (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Here’s another example of a real workhorse guitar – the 1959 Gibson J45. Introduced in 1942, the J-45 has been in production ever since and is one of Gibson’s most successful designs.

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1960 Gibson LG-1 Sunburst (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

1960 Gibson LG-1 Sunburst (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

The LG-1 was introduced in 1942, along with the LG-2 and LG-3. However, the demands of World War 2 almost immediately stopped the production of the LG-1 and LG-3, and they were re-introduced in 1945. In its first release, the LG-1 had a brown top finish, but received a sunburst finish after the war. Production ended in 1974.

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2011 Gibson Hummingbird True Vintage (consignment) SOLD

2011 Gibson Hummingbird True Vintage (consignment)  SOLD

Here’s an almost perfect 2011 Gibson Hummingbird True Vintage. Gibson introduced the Hummingbird in 1960 and it was their first square-shouldered dreadnought body guitar; to this point, Gibson was known for slope-shouldered dreadnoughts like the J-45.

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1977 Gibson Les Paul Custom Cherry Burst (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILBLE

1977 Gibson Les Paul Custom Cherry Burst (consignment)  NO LONGER AVAILBLE

Here’s a cool 1977 Gibson Les Paul Custom Cherry Burst. The Les Paul Custom was introduced in 1954, as a dressed-up version of the ‘new’ Les Paul model (introduced in 1952). Originally, it featured a black finish (with a mahogany top rather than maple) and with very low frets.

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