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1983 Gibson L-5 CES Archtop (consignment) SOLD

1983 Gibson L-5 CES Archtop (consignment)  SOLD

This 1983 example of the Gibson L-5 CES is in very good condition with a natural finish. There’s very little wear and the gold plating is in quite good shape; it’s possible that the original owner rested a fingertip on the pickguard and the corner of the bridge pickup, and there’s a little corrosion in the plating there.

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1995 Gibson ES-335 Dot Vintage Sunburst (consignment) SOLD

1995 Gibson ES-335 Dot Vintage Sunburst (consignment)  SOLD

Introduced in 1958, the Gibson ES-335 Dot was an immediate success and while details have changed over the years, it’s been in production ever since. The tonal versatility of the design has taken it into many different styles, from jazz to pop, from blues to hard rock.

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1999 Gibson Les Paul Custom Left Handed (consignment) SOLD

1999 Gibson Les Paul Custom Left Handed (consignment)  SOLD

It may be when I grew up, but when someone refers to a Gibson Les Paul Custom, this version is what comes first to my mind. The black finish, white binding and gold hardware are clean and classy yet ready to rock!

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1927 Gibson L-4 Archtop (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

1927 Gibson L-4 Archtop (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

The Gibson L-4 was built between 1912 and 1956, and underwent a number of changes. Originally it had – like many archtops of the time – an oval soundhole; this changed to a round soundhole in 1928, and finally to the now-common F-holes in 1935.

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2006 Gibson L-5 CES Sunburst (consignment) SOLD

2006 Gibson L-5 CES Sunburst (consignment) SOLD

2006 Gibson L-5 CES Sunburst

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1965 Gibson C-1E Classical (consignment) SOLD

1965 Gibson C-1E Classical (consignment)  SOLD

In the early 1960’s, Gibson – like other manufacturers – responded to the change in markets caused by the folk boom. These instruments, like the Gibson C-1e Classical were not really meant to be strictly traditional classical guitars – they were meant to play softer folk styles, often with a pick.

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