1948 Gibson ES-300 Blonde Super Flamed with Hang Tag
One of the most highly flamed Gibson's you will ever see. Simply amazing. Rare 1948 double pickup ES-300, Blonde Finish, Master Tone knob, Kluson tuners, 17 inch body, and Bigsby added in the 1960s. Included is the original hardshell case and Hang tag with matching serial number. Clean cosmetic condition displaying some typical finish checking. Original five ply pickguard included but original celluloid underside plastic supports have started to deteriorate. One of only 83 Blonde ES-300s produced in 1948, most of which were only single pickup models. OHSC $6995
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1957 Gibson L-5 Blonde
An immaculate "Under The Bed" condition L-5. Rare Blonde Finish, Carved Spruce Top, Beautifully figured Maple Back and Sides, Large Rounded Neck Profile, and Gold Hardware. A very resonant warm sounding guitar. An all original Extra Fine Plus Condition Guitar. Breathtaking Guitar. OHSC $13,500
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1955 Gibson ES-140N Blonde
A Rare Blonde ES-140. Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard, Flamed maple sides, Nickle Hardware, Dog Ear P-90 pickup, W factory order number and full depth body. According to Shipping totals only 30 Blonde ES-140 guitars were produced. An excellent condition vintage guitar that comes with its original worn brown hardshell case. Repro knobs and the guitar once had an added strap button on the heel. A rare example. OHSC $4195
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1968 Gibson ES-330 TDN Birch Body with Hang Tag
An Ultra Rare Guitar. Factory Blonde Finish over a seldom used figured Birch Body, Laminated 5 piece Maple Neck (usually reserved for high end archtops), Dual P-90 pickups, and nylon saddle bridge. Other than an added Bigsby very early in life the guitar is all original. Included is the original Hang Tag stamped "ES-330TDN Birch" and Hardshell Case with Marigold lining. An excellent condition guitar with no cracks or repairs. An amazing find! OHSC $7900
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1959 Gibson Melody Maker Sunburst
First Year Melody Maker with the famous large 1959 neck profile. Sunburst finish, Nickel wrap around tailpiece, Kluson tuners as found on 59 models, Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard, Large pickup, and bumble bee cap. A few minor changes with a new nut, a few newer pickguard screws, and new tuner buttons. The guitar displays some honest wear with no cracks or repairs. Stamped a factory second with no structual issues. A cool Melody Maker from Gibson's Golden Year. HSC $2095
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1975 Gibson Les Paul Signature Sunburst
A Les Paul Signature in Rare Sunburst Finish. Looking at Gibson shipping totals only 85 Sunburst models were produced. Two Low Impedance pickups, In/Out Phase Control, Variable impedance control, Dual input jacks for low and high impedance, and stop tailpiece. The guitar is in extra fine condition displaying very little play wear with a few surface belt buckle scratches on the back. The original D tuner broke for the original owner and he had an aftermarket tuner installed in the early 1980s. We installed a time period correct Kluson Deluxe tuner and patched a visible extra screw hole. No headstock cracks or repairs. A beautiful condition guitar that comes with its original hardshell case. OHSC $4995
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1954 Gibson ES-295 Gold
All Gold Finish, Gold Hardware, Dual P-90s, White F-hole Label, Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard, and floral pickguard. An all original guitar displaying average play wear with some finish checking. Included is the original hardshell case. Comfortable rounded early 1950s neck profile and a warm tone. Included is the original hardshell case. OHSC $7295
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1969 Gibson Les Paul Standard Goldtop
An extremely clean local one owner Goldtop. The guitar displays very little playwear with no greening and very little to no checking over the whole guitar. A very early 1969 model with one piece neck and body, pot dates of 1376901 and 1376902, No Volute or Made IN USA stamp, and dual P-90 pickups. Other than a metal jack plate that the original owner put on many years ago after the original plastic plate cracked, the guitar is original with untouched solder joints. A fine example that comes with its original yellow lined hardshell case. OHSC $14,500
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1970 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Goldtop
A cool Goldtop Les Paul Deluxe with the unique 1970 features that include a Large rounded 50s style neck profile, nylon saddle bridge, high Les Paul signature headstock placement, small mosquito bite sized volute, and untouched electronics with 1970 dated pots. Marked a factory second but there are no visible flaws, pro refret and a newer jack plate, otherwise all original. With the large profile neck and an 8 3/4 pound light weight and resonant body, this guitar really sings. Some small nicks and dings with some light finish checking. No cracks or crack repairs and no extra holes from any other tuners. OHSC $4695
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1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Goldtop
Goldtop Finish, Mahogany Neck, untouched electronics with 1973 dated pots, and Kluson Tuners. Other then a possible newer jack plate this guitar is all original. No cracks or crack repairs. A comfortable 1970s Les Paul at 9.15 pounds. Nice clean top with no greening and some play wear on the back of the body. Previous owner added an identification number on the top of the headstock. A nice complete example that comes with its original hardshell case. OHSC $3995
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1973 Gibson Les Paul Custom Sunburst
A great looking players condition Les Paul Custom. An attractive Sunburst finish shading that you occasionally see during this time period. It is almost a combination of a Tobacco and Cherry Sunburst Finish, that offers beautiful honey and amber coloring. The previous owner customized the guitar to his specs with Gibson Burstbucker Pro Pickups, Gotoh tailpiece, aftermarket bridge and Grover tuners. Original wiring harness with 1973 dated pots intact. Ebony fretboard with original fretless wonder frets. The guitar has thin binding in the cutaway with exposed maple top. A cool 1950s Les Paul feature Rarely found on 1970s models. No headstock cracks or repairs. Guitar ships in a modern Gibson Les Paul hardshell case. HSC $2695
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1974 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe LEFT HANDED Cherry Sunburst Small Headstock
A very unique Custom Ordered Left Handed Les Paul Deluxe. This guitar has a few special features that sets its apart from your run of the mill Lefty Les Paul from the time period. The guitar features a Rare two piece maple top with Blister Birds Eye figuring. Most 1970s Gibson Lefty necks were obviously converted right handed necks where you have side markers on both sides of the neck. This one from start to finish was crafted to be a Left Handed neck with position markers only on the bass side. The neck also features a Left handed oriented Les Paul logo on a Small Headstock, seldom seen during the time period. Cherry Sunburst Finish, Mahogany neck, Gibson Deluxe tuners, light weight stop tailpiece and ABR-1 bridge. Newer jack plate. Appears to have once had a store sticker on the back of the headstock. No cracks or repairs. The guitar currently has an older blank truss rod cover that may not be original. The guitar came to us with replaced volume pots and the originals were in the case. We have reinstalled the original 1974 dated pots and they work without issue. Guitar comes with its original purple lined hardshell case with missing handle. A very Special Lefty Les Paul. OHSC $5000
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1974 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe LEFT HANDED Cherry Sunburst
A Rare Left Handed Les Paul Deluxe. The guitar is in "Time Capsule" Extra fine condition. Cherry Sunburst Finish, Mahogany Neck, 74 dated pots with untouched solder joints, and three piece maple top with some subtle figuring. Newer switch tip and jack plate. Included is the original hardshell case. An amazing condition guitar. OHSC $4095
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1974 Gibson Les Paul Custom 20th Anniversary LEFT HANDED Black
A Rare Left Handed 20th Anniversary Les Paul Custom. Black Finish, Ebony fingerboard, Gold Hardware, Mahogany neck, Amp knobs, and 1974 dated pots. A crisp clean example that shows only minor play wear with some surface belt buckle scratches on the back of the body and little to no finish checking. No cracks or repairs. Included is its original purple lined hardshell case with replaced handle. OHSC $5500
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1976 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe with Factory Humbucking Pickups Tobacco Sunburst Left Handed
An Extra Fine "Under the Bed" condition guitar. A Rare Custom Ordered Left Handed Les Paul with Factory Full Size Humbucking pickups. Tobacco Sunburst finish, Maple top with some flame, Dual Patent Numbered Pickups, Kluson Tuners, Flamed Neck, and untouched electronics with early 1976 pot dates. As Gibson started to reintroduce the Les Paul Standard in the mid 1970s, a popular factory option was to order a Les Paul Deluxe with full size humbucking pickups. According to Gibson Shipment totals this is one of only five made in 1976 and most likely the only Left Handed guitar made. Over the years we have seen some right handed examples with this factory option but this is the first Left Handed example we have encountered. This guitar is in incredible showroom condition. A great Left Handed find! OHSC $5500
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1980 Gibson Les Paul SM Burgundy
A very Rare model that most people have never seen. The SM came out during the same time period as the Les Paul KM but was made in a much more limited quantity. Burgundy Finish, Carved Maple Top, Mahogany Body with Belly Cut, Two tar back pickups, Factory Coil Tap Switch, Multiple Bound Top, with Single Bound Dot Neck, Truss Rod Cover inscribed "Les Paul SM", Factory Brass nut, and factory Grover tuners. The guitar has untouched solder joints with 1980 pot dates. Displays some normal play wear with nicks, dings, and some surface belt buckle wear. No cracks or crack repairs. A previous owner applied some filler on the fretboard. Stamped a factory second with no visible production flaws. The original bridge had started to sag so we have put on a newer Nashville bridge for better playability with the original included in the case. A seldom seen Les Paul model and a very reasonable price for a 35 year old Kalamazoo produced Les Paul. Included is a Gibson 1980s protector case with one broken latch. HSC $1995
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1996 Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Custom Order Semi-Hollowbody
This is a very unique guitar that was Custom Ordered from Gibson. The body is a semi-hollow body with a carved out mahogany body with a center block running from the neck/body joint to the stop tailpiece, two piece maple top, 57 Classic Pickups, Gold Hardware, Grover Tuners, Tobacco Sunburst Finish with Dark Walnut Back and Sides, and Gibson Custom Shop Logo on the back of the headstock with inked on serial number. Being a semi hollow body the guitar has impressive acoustic volume along with added sustain and resonance while not just being a ball of uncontrollable feedback when amplified due to the lack of F-holes. The guitar is in excellent plus condition displaying very little playwear with some hardware oxidation and a few fine finish checking lines on the top. This is in a time when Gibson was starting to experiment with semi-hollow Les Pauls that would include the Les Paul Florentine model. This is a very rare Custom Ordered one off guitar as confirmed by Gibson, that if commissioned today I can only cringe at what Gibson would now charge to make a comparative guitar. Guitar comes with its original brown pink lined hardshell case. OHSC $3595
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2007 Gibson Les Paul Standard Guitar of the Week #34 Antique Vintage Sunburst
In 2007 Gibson put out their Guitar of the Week series. This is a great example of the GOW #34 and was limited to a production of 400 guitars. Plus Maple flame Top, 50s Neck, 57 Classic pickups, Antique Vintage Sunburst Finish, and a Chambered Body for a comfortable 7.85 pound weight. The previous owner added pickup covers to the original pickups for a classic look and strap lock buttons. Overall a clean used guitar with some fine surface scratches from normal use. A great playing guitar. Included is the original hardshell case and paperwork. OHSC $HOLD
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1956 Gibson Les Paul Special TV Yellow
Here is a nice Les Paul Special. Guitar features a large profile neck, TV yellow finish, two strong P-90 pickups, Kluson tuners, wrap around tailpiece, and brazilian rosewood fingerboard. Superb playing guitar. Guitar comes with the original alligator soft case and a hardshell Gibson case. OSSC $15,000
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1960 Gibson Les Paul Junior Cherry
This is a nice one owner under the bed clean Junior. This guitar has very little playing wear with some light finish checking. Attractively grained mahogany slab body, untouched electronics, and dog ear P-90 pickup. Guitar comes with the original alligator soft case. OSSC $6500
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1982 Gibson Les Paul XR-2
One of Gibson's unique Les Paul ideas of the 1980s comes the XR-2. Figured One Piece flat Maple Top, Mahogany Body, Firebird pickups, factory coil tap switch, and an attractive Honey Sunburst finish that has aged beautifully. A very resonant guitar that is one of our favorite guitars to play in the shop. Unique tone and versatile with coil tap switch. The guitar displays some play wear but no cracks or repairs. OHSC $1495
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1966 Gibson Firebird V-12 sting Gold Mist Ply
A super attractive Firebird V-12 string. Professionally refinished in an accurate Gold Mist Poly. Original Mini humbucking Patent sticker pickups, Kluson tuners, and original serial number restamped after the finish work. Only 272 Firebird 12 strings were made. Newer Dimarzio pots and slider switch. Currently has a replacement pickguard installed but the original is included in the original black yellow lined case. A smooth playing 12 string that sounds great. OHSC $3195
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1981 Gibson Firebird II Artist CMT Cherry Sunburst
Seldom Seen Firebird II with a striking Flamed Maple top, Active Moog Electronics, Reverse Headstock, White three ply pickguard with Firebird logo, and Kluson tuners. This is one of the few Cherry Sunburst finish models we have seen as they are typically Tobacco Sunburst. A tidy all original guitar that displays light play wear with a few small nicks mostly on the edge of the body and a few wavy finish checking lines. No headstock cracks or repairs. Reportedly there were less then 200 of these Firebird II guitars produced. Included is a time period case that was purchased with the guitar. HSC $2995
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1975 Gibson Flying V Natural
An early example when Gibson reintroduced the Flying V in 1975. Mahogany Body and Neck, Two Patent Numbered pickups, Pot dates are late 1974, pre-oval sticker stamped serial number, Kluson tuners, and feather weight at 6 1/4 pounds. No cracks or crack repairs. Other then a brass nut the guitar is all original. Some small typical nicks on the lower horns and some surface belt buckle wear but overall a nice clean 1970s Flying V. Included is the original worn hardshell case. OHSC $6000
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1980 Gibson Flying V Silver Sky
A Gibson Flying V in Rare Silver Sky Metallic Finish. Dual Patent Number pickups, Light Weight guitar, and No headstock cracks or repairs. Some light clear coat yellowing has given the guitar a cool Fender Inca Silver type coloring. OHSC $7500
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1980 Gibson V2 Flying V Maple
Rare Maple V2 Flying V guitar. Boomerang pickups, untouched electronics, Gold Hardware, and beveled body contours. The guitar shows some honest play wear. No cracks or crack repairs. Included is the original hardshell case with some wear. OHSC $2695
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1988 Gibson Explorer E90 Alpine White Signed by Pantera
White Cream finish that has slightly yellowed with age, Duncan Invader pickup installed, lightning bolt string through bridge, split diamond fingerboard inlays, black hardware, and slightly smaller than standard explorer body (90% size) with belly cut. This is the same model as used and designed by The Scorpions Matthias Jabs. The guitar was autographed by Pantera in 1992. Dimebag signed under the high E string with his CFH logo. The signatures are faint as they have aged and faded over the years and the guitar was played. The guitar displays finish checking with average play wear. There was once a sticker on the back of the body and some slight color fade can be seen. No cracks or repairs. A fast playing slim wide neck profile. Included is the original hardshell case with band name stenciled on the bottom. A hard to find model. OHSC $1595
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1983 Gibson Futura Purple
Neck through body construction, Purple Finish, Gold hardware, Dual Pickups, Original store sticker on the back of the headstock, and two piece bridge with stoptail. An excellent condition guitar with some typical vertical finish checking on the headstock. Included is the original hardshell case with one broken latch and case key in original envelope. OHSC $1695
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1962 Gibson Les Paul SG Standard Cherry
One owner since 1964. A clean and all original example with no cracks or crack repairs. Two PAF pickups, nicely grained mahogany body, nickel hardware, and kluson tuners. This is just an awesome playing guitar. It even made my small bench amp sound like a million dollars. Then you plug it into a Marshall and you better step back. Feel free to call for an in hand description. OHSC $17,000
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1965 Gibson SG Standard Cherry
An early 1965 Sg standard in clean all original condition. Nickel Hardware, Lyre Tremolo, 1964 dated pots with untouched solder joints, 1 11/16" nut width, and Small control cavity. No cracks or repairs. Included is the original hardshell case, Gibson string box, and original store price hang tag from when the guitar was sold new in 1965. Vibrant deep Cherry finish. OHSC $12,000
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1968 Gibson SG Standard Cherry
Cherry Finish, Lyre Tremolo, untouched electronics, Patent Sticker Pickups, and One piece neck. An all original guitar that comes with its original yellow lined hardshell case. The guitar displays nicks and dings with fine finish checking. No cracks or repairs. A nice complete example. OHSC $6095
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1969 Gibson SG Standard Rare Factory Varitone
A Custom Ordered SG Standard with factory Varitone and Stereo Wiring. An amazingly Rare guitar. This is the first Factory Varitione SG Standard we have seen in person and only the second one we have ever heard of. Cherry Finish, Chromed hardware, No Volute or Made in USA stamp, Factory "Stereo" truss rod cover, and No cracks or repairs. The guitar is in very clean undisturbed condition with some light finish checking. Included is its original yellow lined hardshell case. OHSC $8000
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1969 Gibson SG Standard Walnut
A clean all original SG Standard. Walnut Finish, Lyre Tremolo, Nylon Saddles, and No volute or Made in USA stamp. A resonant guitar with nice acoustic sustain. The guitar displays some light play wear with surface belt buckle wear on the back of the body and some small nicks. Overall a very well preserved example. Included is the original soft shell case and Gibson String Hang Tag. OSSC $5195
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1970 Gibson SG Standard Cherry with Hang Tag
An "Under the Bed" Super clean SG Standard. A vibrant unfaded Cherry Finish, Lyre Tremolo, Dual Patent Sticker Humbucking pickups, 1970 dated pots, and nylon saddle bridge. This is an all original crack free SG. A few small nicks with a patch of surface belt buckle wear on the back of the body but overall an exceptionally fine example. Included is the original Yellow lined hardshell case and Hang Tag. OHSC $4495
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1970 Gibson SG Standard Cherry
A players condition Angus Young style SG Standard. Cherry Finish, Removed Lyre Tremolo with a Pro installed stop tailpiece, no cracks or crack repairs. Mostly changed parts with Gibson Burst Bucker pickups installed. Original pickguard, frets, truss rod cover, finish, and 1970 dated tone pots. A resonant and great sounding SG. Stamped a factory second. Ships in a newer hardshell case. HSC $1995
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1964 Gibson SG Special Cherry
Cherry finish, Dual P-90 pickups, desirable non tremolo model with Nickel wrap around tailpiece, Single Line Klusons, Large 64 neck profile, and a light resonant Mahogany body. This is a clean all original guitar with no cracks or repairs. Some light play wear, light finish checking, and two small blemishes from a guitar stand. Factory wired out of phase pickups for that Peter Green like tone. We see these factory wired 63-64 SG Specials and Standards from time to time and enjoy that added tonal variation. It can always easily be reversed if desired. Marked a factory second with no structural issues. A nice clean example. HSC $4695
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1962 Gibson Les Paul SG Junior Cherry
This is a one owner museum clean SG LP Junior that we were just recently lucky enough to acquire. The guitar has very little playwear, no checking, a strong cherry finish, and not even one single pickguard crack. Guitar sports a strong dog ear P90 pickup, large profile neck, and a stop tailpiece with no tremolo. It would be hard to find a better example. OSSC $4995
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1963 Gibson Les Paul SG Junior Cherry
A great piece of mahogany. All original guitar with a neck to die for. This is one of the largest necks I have ever felt on any Les Paul SG Junior. Even weather checking on the body, Les Paul headstock silkscreen logo, Non tremolo model, and comes with the original alligator soft case. OSSC $4695
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1964 Gibson SG Junior TV
This is just an awesome guitar. Alpine White finish, nickel hardware, non tremolo model, 5 and 3/4 pounds, dog ear P-90 pickup, large neck profile, and very clean with only a few finish checks. This is a one owner guitar that came to us with the original alligator case that is also clean and matching Gibson Skylark amplifier. OSSC $6395
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1965 Gibson SG Junior Alpine White
Very clean SG Junior in Alpine white finish. Bonnet knobs, chrome hardware, Rare bound dot neck, dog ear P-90 pickup and kluson tuners. Guitar comes with the original semi soft case with red linning and original cord.OSSC $4995
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1972 Gibson SG-200 Sam Ash Sunburst
A very RARE Sam Ash SG-200. Gibson made a batch of these SG-200s in the early 1970s for the Sam Ash Musical Instrument Chain. These Sam Ash models came with factory installed Patent Numbered Sticker Humbucking pickups unlike the standard single coil pickups that came on your run of mill SG-200. "Sam Ash SG-200" labeled truss rod cover, Cherry Sunburst Finish, and Kluson tuners. This guitar displays lots of nicks and dings with finish checking. No cracks or repairs. Included is the original receipt from when this guitar was purchased used at a Sam Ash music store in 1978. With only about 50 of these Sam Ash SG-200 models produced they do not come around often. HSC $2295
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1965 Epiphone Coronet Black
A Rare Coronet in Factory Custom Color Black Finish. Mahogany body and neck, a great sounding Dog Ear P-90 pickup, mixture of Chrome and Nickel Hardware, Riverbed style finish checking, and untouched solder joints. No cracks or repairs. Marked a factory second with no evidence of any flaws. One of the few Factory Black Batwing Coronets we have come across. HSC $3295
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1960 Gibson Melody Maker Sunburst
Second year single cut Melody Maker. Guitar features a nickel wraparound tailpiece, black bonnet knobs, a resonant piece of swirling grained mahogany, sunburst finish, and Gibson silkscreen headstock logo. The great thing about this Melody Maker is it is an early 60 with the larger 59 style neck profile. Many of these single cut MM guitars have the more skinny neck profile. Some light checking and a few small dings on an excellent condition guitar. HSC $2195
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1964 Gibson Melody Maker Double Pickup
A great players Melody Maker. Resonant Mahogany Body and Neck, Larger rounded 64 neck profile with 1 11/16" nut width, harder to find Double Pickup model, Featherweight at 5 3/4 pounds, and factory single line kluson tuners that you sometimes see on 63/64 MM (not the standard open back tuners). A few changes over the years with removed tremolo, later 60s chrome compensated wrap around bridge, newer knobs and three way switch. Original wiring harness intact. The guitar displays some average play wear with no cracks or crack repairs. A great player with surprising acoustic volume and sustain. HSC $HOLD
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1965 Gibson ES-330 TDC Cherry Finish
An early 1965 330 TDC. Attractive Cherry Finish, Nickel Hardware, larger neck profile with 1 11/16" nut width, Dual P-90 pickups, and bonnet knobs. A nice all original guitar displaying light vintage play wear. No crack or repairs. Marked a factory second with no visible flaws. A nice example with the more desirable wide nut and nickel hardware combination that sets it apart from later 1960s 330s. HSC $4795
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1967 Gibson ES-330 TD Sunburst
Sunburst Finish, Dual P-90 pickups, Clean Chrome Hardware, nylon saddles, and stamped "ES-330TD" in the bass side f-hole. A very clean and tidy guitar displaying light play wear, a few small dings, and very little finish checking. Once had a Bigsby B3 installed (no holes on the top) but was removed many years ago with the original trapeze tailpiece in place. A beautiful guitar with a vibrant finish. HSC $3695
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1964 Gibson ES-345 TDC Cherry with Hang Tag
We are proud to offer this "Under the Bed" condition ES-345. Vibrant Cherry Finish with very little fade, Factory Bigsby with Custom Made Plaque, Figured back, Wide Nut, Gold Hardware, and Parallelogram Inlays. Included is the original hardshell case, Hang Tag stamped "ES-345TDC", Tuneamatic and pickup instruction sheets, and the original bridge adjustment screwdriver. A clean guitar displaying some light gold hardware wear and some fine finish checking. A beautiful complete guitar. OHSC $14,500
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1965 Gibson ES-345 TD
A Rare Transitional ES-345. An early 1965 model with a large 64 style neck, Gold hardware, Patent Number Pickups, and a beautiful Cherry Sunburst/Royal Tan style finish that has faded to an Ice Tea Burst. An all original guitar. One small chip on the corner of the headstock that was glued many years ago. A nice resonant guitar with a great feeling neck. A seldom seen neck size, finish color, and year combination. OHSC $7500
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1967 Gibson ES-335 TD Sunburst
Sunburst Finish, Rounded neck profile, two Patent Number sticker pickups, Kluson tuners, and Orange label. The guitar had a Bigsby added early in life. Newer bridge otherwise all original. A lively resonant guitar that sounds great. Included is the original yellow lined Gibson hardshell case. HSC $5295
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1970 Gibson ES-335 TD Sunburst
Attractive Ice Tea shaded Sunburst Finish, Patent Sticker Pickups, Orange Label, and Nylon Saddle bridge. No cracks or repairs on an all original guitar. The guitar displays some typical finish checking and some first position play wear on the back of the neck. Marked a factory second with no visible factory imperfections. A great sounding and resonant guitar. Included is a slightly later 1970s Gibson hardshell case. HSC $4295
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1974 Gibson ES-335 TD Walnut
An all original ES-335. Walnut Finish, Mahogany Neck, Patent Numbered Pickups, and Witch Hat knobs. The Walnut finished body has only mild fade with strong coloring. No headstock cracks or repairs. Original frets and nut intact. A resonant guitar. Included is the original slightly worn purple lined hardshell case. OHSC $3495
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1972 Gibson ES-325 Walnut RARE Dual F-hole
This quite a RARE Es-325. It is the only double F-hole with traditional 335 mounted electronics 325 that we have ever encountered. A very early example (prototype?) with embossed pickup covers. The guitar is in "Under the Bed" extra fine condition with a deep Walnut finish that has not faded, Black binding, Dual mini humbucking pickups, and unbound Rosewood fingerboard. Included is the clean original hardshell case. The back of the headstock is lightly stamped BGN possibly for a later sale or not conforming to the top mounted electronic specs. An all original guitar. A Rare Collection worthy guitar. OHSC $3995
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1985 Gibson ES-335 Dot Reissue Cherry Left Handed
Rare Custom Ordered Left Handed Dot Reissue with Factory installed Gibson Kahler Tremolo and Chrome Hardware. Cherry Finish with some nice subtle figuring on the top, Factory Grover Tuners, White f-hole label, and Dual Humbucking pickups. Previous owner removed the pickguard for easier Tremolo action. The guitar displays some play wear with light finish checking. No headstock cracks or repairs. Included is the tremolo arm and seldom seen brown/pink lined 335 hardshell case (missing handle). The same design that was usually reserved for Heritage Les Pauls and Korina reissues of the time period. OHSC $3695
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1961 Epiphone Casino Royal Tan with HANG TAG
An early Casino example in attractive Royal Tan Finish. Dot Inlays, Black plastic pickup covers, non retaining wire ABR-1 bridge, and 5 digit serial number. Original Super Cool tweed Lifton Case and Original Hang Tag complete the tidy package. OHSC $6200
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1963 Epiphone Casino Sunburst
Sunburst finish, Nickel Hardware, 1 11/16" nut width, Early headstock design, Tremolo, Blue F-hole label, and pickguard with foil E still intact. Overall an excellent condition vintage guitar displaying some finish checking. No headstock cracks or repairs. These 1962-1964 Casinos are getting hard to come by and this is a very attractive example. HSC $7095
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1968 Epiphone Casino Sunburst
Iced Tea Sunburst Finish, Player friendly Long Neck Model, Frequensator Tailpiece, Figured maple back and two great sounding P-90 pickups. Very attractive and vibrant sunburst finish that gives it that Beatles look. Overall an excellent condition all original guitar. There is a wear spot on the side of the neck from where the original owner liked to store his accessories next to the neck and a few small finish blemishes on the back of the body from being stored with a guitar strap. Guitar comes with its original hardshell case. OHSC $3995
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1952 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst
Sunburst Finish, Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard, Z factory order number, Nickel Hardware, and a very hot P-90 pickup. A nice all original example that never even had the inevitable second strap button installed. Some light finish checking and some minor nicks. Comfortable 50s rounded neck profile on a resonant guitar. Included is the original brown hardshell case. OHSC $4595
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1966 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst
Sunburst Finish, Bonnet Knobs, Chrome hardware, Zig Zag tailpiece, Orange label, and Kluson tuners. A great sounding guitar that comes with its original yellow lined hardshell case. No cracks or crack repairs. The guitar displays some finish checking and playwear. OHSC $4295
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1968 Gibson ES-175 DN Blonde
Rare Blonde Finish, Extra fine condition, Zig Zag tailpiece, One piece Mahogany Neck, Chrome Hardware, and No cracks or crack repairs. Missing label is the only minor negative. This one has seen very little use over the years. One of only 45 Blonde Double pickup ES-175s produced in 1968 according to production totals. HSC $5295
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1991 Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Black
A first year ES-165. Black Finish, Gold Hardware, Factory Grover tuners, Single neck pickup, and parallelogram inlays. These ES-165 guitars offer a great value as a single pickup 175 at a very affordable price. The guitar displays average play wear with lots of finish checking on the body. Added strap button on the neck heel. Included is the original hardshell case. OHSC $1650
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1964 Gibson L-7C Sunburst
Carved Spruce Top, Breathtaking Highly Flamed Maple back, Orange Label, Sunburst Finish, Nickel hardware, and Parallelogram inlays. A one owner guitar that was very well taken care of displaying only light play wear. The owner placed a DeArmond Rhythm Chief pickup on the guitar that required no modification. A great sounding guitar both acoustically and amplified. These Rhythm Chief pickup systems are among the most sought after and sell alone in excess of $1000. The original owner wrote his name and purchase date next to the orange label. No cracks, repairs, or issues. Included is the original semi soft case and Rhythm Chief cable. OSSC $5500
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1962 Gibson Barney Kessel Sunburst
This is an amazing "Under the Bed" condition guitar. Cherry Sunburst Finish, Spruce Top, Flamed Maple back with figured sides, and Nickel Hardware. It appears that the bridge pickup was replaced years ago with a chrome covered Patent Numbered Sticker pickup (clean original wiring harness intact). Original Nickle covered Patent Numbered sticker neck pickup. No cracks or repairs and not even any of the proverbial stress lines at the jack. A fine condition vintage guitar that comes with its original yellow lined hardshell case. OHSC $5495
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1966 Gibson Barney Kessel Custom Cherry Sunburst
A cool Barney Kessel Custom guitar. Cherry Sunburst Finish over a flamed maple top, Gold Hardware, Dual Patent Sticker Pickups, Gold Bonnet knobs, 5 piece Flamed Maple neck, Factory Grover tuners, and the great looking Bow tie inlays of the BK Custom. Other than an added strap button on the heel the guitar is all original. The guitar displays some normal play wear with a small patch of belt buckle wear, some expected finish checking, and a small common stress line at the jack. No headstock cracks or repairs. A very attractive guitar that plays and sounds great. Pickups are factory out of phase in the middle position as we often find with BK Customs. These Barney Kessel Customs were produced in very small numbers as this is one of only 57 made in 1966. Included is a recent Gretsch hardshell case. HSC $4995
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1971 Gibson ES-150 DN Blonde
A nice example in Blonde finish, 335 shaped body with ES-175 depth, Chrome Hardware, Gibson embossed pickup covers, Factory master volume knob on treble horn, No volute, and Mahogany Neck. This one has some beautiful figuring on the body. Displays light playwear with finish checking on the sides of the body. An all original piece that comes with its purple lined Gibson hardshell case. OHSC $3495
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1956 Gibson J-160E Sunburst
All original and clean J-160E. Sunburst finish, Adjustable Bridge, Kluson tuners (with super clean buttons that have not shrunk with age), and Tortoiseshell Pickguard. No cracks or repairs. A fine example that comes with its original alligator case. OSSC $4995
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1961 Gibson Hummingbird
An early Hummingbird from the second year of production. Cherry Sunburst Finish, Adjustable Bridge, Gold Single Line Kluson tuners, Early 4 digit serial number with R factory order number on the neck block, Parallelogram Inlays, and Mahogany back and sides. Overall an excellent condition vintage acoustic with a resonant and responsive tone. No top cracks with one back crack. The first two frets are newer (originals included). A portion of the treble side neck binding has been reattached or possibly replaced with some overspray to match. These early 1960s Hummingbirds do not come around often. HSC $5495
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1965 Gibson Hummingbird Cherry Sunburst
A clean original Hummingbird. An early 1965 model with a 1 11/16" nut width, Vibrant Cherry Sunburst Finish, Paralellagram inlays, and Gold Hardware. An overall very clean Hummingbird displaying some top finish checking and very little play wear. It never even had the typical second strap button installed. OSSC $5495
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1965 Gibson Dove Natural
An early 1965 Gibson Dove with the more desirable 1 and 11/16" nut width, Natural Finish top, Cherry back and sides over flamed maple, Dove inlayed pickguard, Orange label, and Nickel bridge with nylon saddles. Other then a strap button on the heel, an all original wide nut Dove. The top displays normal play wear with clean back and sides. One small typical pickguard crack at the soundhole otherwise a crack free acoustic. Slightly bent but fully funcitonal D tuner button. A nice sounding and playing guitar that comes with its original black yellow lined hardshell case. OHSC $5495
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1955 Gibson J-45 Sunburst
Tobacco Sunburst Finish, Original non adjustable Rosewood Bridge with fixed saddle, Tortoiseshell pickguard, and big resonant tone. One small sound hole crack at the treble edge of the fingerboard and slight typical B string pickguard hairline crack. No other cracks or crack repairs. Later double line klusons and added strap button on the heel. Nice comfortable mid 1950s large Gibson neck profile. Factory order number W is faintly stamped on the neck block. Some light to average play wear with some blemishes on the back of the body. Nice example of a mid 1950s J-45 with comfortable 3/32" 12th fret action. HSC $5095
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1964 Gibson J-45 Cherry Sunburst
A nice one owner J-45. Cherry Sunburst Finish, Rosewood bridge with adjustable saddle, 1 11/16" nut width, and Single Line klusons. The guitar displays light play wear with some typical finish checking. No cracks or crack repairs. A few mismatched bridge pins otherwise all original. Big tone with good bass response. These lightly braced pre 1965 J-45 always sound superior to their later 1960s models. Stamped a factory second for a unknown reason. A tidy example with a vibrant finish. Included is the original time period soft case. SSC $3595
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1950 Gibson TU-3 Ukulele Uke
A top of the line Gibson Tenor Uke. Only 205 TU-3 ukes were shipped during their production from 1950-1955. Mahognay body, Sunburst finish, and Multi bound top and back. Overall a clean instrument with expected finish checking and three tight hairline cracks on the back of the body. Two bridge pins appear to be non original. This Uke comes with its original brown soft shell case. OSSC $2495
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