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2014 Gibson Byrdland

2014 Gibson Byrdland

The Gibson Byrdland features a unique blend of large and small; a full 17 inch wide body with a 2.5 inch depth, and a rather short 23.5 inch scale length that’s intended to allow players to grab big chords and play fast.

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1960 Gibson ES-175D (consignment) SOLD

1960 Gibson ES-175D (consignment) SOLD

The Gibson ES-175D first appeared in 1953, as a two P-90 pickup version of the single pickup ES-175 introduced in 1949. In 1957, Gibson added their all-new humbucking pickups to the ES-175, along with much of the rest of their lineup. Over the years, the Gibson ES-175D has become known as just the ES-175.

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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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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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2008 Gibson 1960 Les Paul Special Double Cut VOS (consignment) SOLD

2008 Gibson 1960 Les Paul Special Double Cut VOS (consignment) SOLD

Gibson introduced the Les Paul Special in 1955 as a single cutaway, and in late 1958 launched the double-cut version. This was an immediate success and was produced in this form until 1963, when the new body shape we know as the SG took over. The Doublecut was re-produced in 2001, and in 2008 became a regular order item.

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