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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c.1972 Gibson Byrdland Natural Flamed Maple
A gorgeous Blonde Byrdland. Flamed Maple back and sides, Solid Spruce Top, Venetian Cutaway, Rare Blonde Finish, Gold Hardware, NO Volute and Tortoiseshell pickguard. A nice clean Byrdland displaying limited play wear. The flame on this guitar is very attractive and really dances in the light. The pickguard has typical celluloid crystallization but is intact. Dating this time period of Gibsons is a little difficult especially with the original canisters on the pots making pot dating unavailable. All specs are consistent with a 1972-1974 production date. There were only 74 Blonde Byrdlands shipped in this three year time period. Included is the clean original hardshell case with replaced handle. OHSC $5895
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1967 Gibson Trini Lopez Sparkling Burgundy
A very cool and Rare Trini Lopez in Rare Sparkling Burgundy Finish. The finish has very little fade and still retains its deep Burgundy coloring. Two Patent Sticker Pickups, Trapeze Tailpiece with Wood block, Firebird Headstock, Diamond F-holes, Orange Label, and a large depth rounded C shaped profile neck. Excellent condition vintage guitar with some light play wear and expected vertical finish checking on a Metallic Gibson Custom Color. Original switch tip cracked in the past and was glued by the original owner. No structual cracks or repairs. Included is the original hardshell case and strap. A great find! OHSC $10,500
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1960 Gibson Melody Maker Double Pickup Sunburst
A Rare combination of Double Pickup and Single Cutaway body. An early 1960 example still with the very Large 1959 neck profile, Wrap Around Tail piece, Black Bonnet knobs, and Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard. All original parts and electronics with the only modification being a resoldered ground wire. Overall a clean example with minimal play wear and some fine finish checking. Included is the original worn gator soft case. OSSC $2995
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1973 Gibson L-5S Cherry Sunburst
Cherry Sunburst Finish over a beautifully flamed Maple body and neck, Gold Hardware, Dual Low impedance pickups, untouched electronics with 1973 dated pots, and colorful abalone fretboard inlays. The L5S represented the most elegant solidbody Gibson offered at the time. At a $895 list price it was also the most expensive solidbody. This is a fine example displaying some light play wear but overall a nice excellent condition vintage guitar. Included is its clean original hardshell case with case key in the original envelope. OHSC $4500
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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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1973 Gibson Les Paul 54 Reissue Custom Limited Edition with Tags
A beautiful 54 Reissue Limited Edition in Extra Fine condition. Ebony Finish, Alnico and P-90 pickup, 1973 dated pots with untouched solder joints, Gold Hardware, One Piece Neck and Body, No Volute, LE (Limited Edition) serial number, and light weight at only 9 pounds. Included is the original Sales Receipt, Hang Tag Owners Manual, Case Key, and Original Hardshell Case. An incredible condition all original example displaying just very minor play wear. OHSC $8995
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1973 Gibson Les Paul 54 Reissue Custom Limited Edition
Here is an awesome players condition 54 Reissue Limited Edition Les Paul Custom. We have always loved these hard to find 54 RI Customs as they had some very authentic features that include a One Piece Body, One Piece Neck, all Mahogany Body (No maple cap) just like the originals, Small Headstock, No volute, LE prefix serial number, and larger rounded 50s style neck profile. This guitar has had some changes. Professionally refretted for better playability, professionally routed with Lindy Fralin PAF style humbucking pickups having a coil tap switch and new pickguard installed, 50s style knobs, and one changed pot. Original Gold hardware waffle back tuners, light weight stop tail piece and ABR-1 intact. A lightweight 70s custom weighing in at 9 1/2 pounds. The back of the body appears that it may have some old overspray. No cracks or crack repairs. With a one piece body, neck, and humbucking pickups this is as close as it gets to a 1968 Les Paul custom with out spending around 20k. Included is a 70s Gibson hardshell case. HSC $4395
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2012 Gibson Custom Shop Historic Les Paul Custom 54 Reissue LPB-4
A Historic Custom Shop 54 Reissue Les Paul Custom. Ebony Finish, Gold Hardware, Rounded 50s neck profile, Alnico neck pickup, P-90 bridge pickup, Bumble Bee Caps, and Bonnet Knobs. Most of these we have come across are well over 9 pounds. This 54 Reissue comes in at a comfortable 8 3/4 pounds. The guitar has seen some light play wear with some scratches and small nicks & dings. The original frets display very little wear. Included is the original hardshell case, Certificate, and lots of case candy. OHSC $3995
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1974 Gibson Les Paul Custom Cherry Sunburst
Cherry Sunburst Finish over a Maple Top with some nice figure, Mahogany Neck, Two Original Patent Number Pickups, Waffle Tuners, ABR-1 bridge, Witch Hat Knobs, and Gold Hardware. This one has the great early features before the Les Paul Custom would undergo some changes in 1975 and 1976. The guitar has been professionally refretted, pickup covers have been taken off, and the finish on the back of the body has been removed by a previous owner. Newer jack and jack plate. 1974 dated pots. No cracks or crack repairs. The guitar displays average play wear with some nick and dings. A great playing Custom that weighs in at 9.7 pounds. Included is the original worn hardshell case. A great looking 1974 Custom at an affordable price. OHSC $2995
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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 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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1976 Gibson Les Paul Recording Alpine White
Super Rare Original Alpine White Finish, Black Binding, Chrome Hardware, Dual Pickups, and Phase, Output, Treble, and Bass on board controls. Very Good plus condition with some nicks, dings, and a few finish checking lines. A few dings have been touched up in the past. This is just like the Alpine White LP Recording that Jimmy Page was photographed holding for the 1988 Musician Magazine Cover. No cracks or crack repairs. Included is the Original Purple Lined Hardshell Case. 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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1985 Gibson Double Cutaway XPL 400 Ferrari Red
A very cool and unique model. Factory Ferrari Red Finish, Black Hardware, Factory Gibson Licensed Kahler Tremolo, Double Cutaway Body with Carved Top, and Explorer Headstock. The 400 series offered a versatile pickup system with a factory single/single/humbucker pickup configuration. The push volume pot splits coil on the bridge pickup for a strat style lineup. On/Off switch for each pickup makes it easy to have different pickup combinations. An excellent condition guitar with some finish checking and average playwear. One changed on/off switch and a missing truss rod cover. Previous owner installed strap lock buttons and placed foil in the cavity that could easily be removed. Included is the Gibson hardshell case and tremolo arm. OHSC $1395
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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 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 only minor playwear, some hardware oxidation, and some 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 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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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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1966 Gibson Firebird V-12 sting Gold Mist Poly
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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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 $5795
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1980 Gibson Flying V Black
An amazingly "Under the Bed" condition Flying V. Included is the original hardshell case and Paperwork. Black Finish, Patent Number pickups, Chrome Hardware, with no cracks or repairs. Other then strap lock buttons, the guitar is all original. Most 1970s/Early 1980s Vs we see have been played heavily, repaired, or have lots of changed parts. This is a one owner super clean survivor. OHSC $5495
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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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1982 Gibson Flying V Heritage Series Korina
An extra fine condition Korina Flying V from Gibson's Heritage Series. Shaw Pickups with 1982 ink date stamps, Gold Hardware, Beautiful Korina wood with birdseye graining, untouched solder joints, Original Hang Tags and paperwork, and clean original case. A featherweight guitar at 6.3 pounds. This one has a nice bigger 50s style neck profile with .86" 1st fret and 1" 12th fret depth. The guitar displays very little play wear with some fine finish checking and little to no fretwear. The complete package. OHSC $5995
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1983 Gibson Heritage Korina Custom Shop Explorer
Gibson's First Tribute Reissue to the iconic Korina Explorer. These Heritage Korina Explorers have become very hard to come by, even more so than the Heritage Vs. Korina Construction, original Shaw pickups with ink date stamps, Gold Hardware, Custom Shop Logo on the back of the headstock, and Black Pickguard. Early in its life, a gold Gibson Kahler was professionally installed, probably by a Gibson Dealer. No cracks or crack repairs. Overall an excellent condition guitar with some nicks, dings, and finish checking on the back of the neck. A very playable guitar with eye catching wood grain. Included is the original hardshell case. OHSC $4995
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1979 Gibson Explorer Black
A clean and all original Explorer. Black Finish over a Mahogany Body and Neck, Gold Hardware, Single ply White Pickguard, two original Tar Back Pickups, and 1979 dated pots with untouched solder. This guitar has seen very little use over the years. The protective plastic is even still on the pickguard from when the guitar was new! No cracks or cracks repairs. Included is the clean original hardshell case. These 1970s Explorers have become increasingly hard to find especially in this sort of condition. OHSC $4095
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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 $5295
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1973 Gibson SG Standard Cherry Left Handed
Rare Factory Left Handed SG Standard. Cherry Finish, Two Original Tar Back pickups, 1973 dated pots, Chrome Hardware, and Stop Tailpiece. An all original guitar with no cracks or crack repairs. Very good condition guitar displaying some nicks, dings, surface belt buckle wear and some typical finish fade on the back of the neck and edges of the body. Included is a non original aftermarket hardshell case. A cool Vintage Lefty Find. HSC $2695
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1961 Gibson SG Special Cherry
A nice early SG Special. Cherry Finish, Nickel Hardware, Slanted Wrap around tailpiece, Smooth Heel, Kluson tuners, and Dual P-90 pickups. Untouched electronics with side dated pots 1346103. Super hot factory over wound bridge pickup at 9.45 ohms. The guitar displays some horizontal finish checking and some small nicks and dings. No cracks or repairs on this all original beauty. HSC $6800
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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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1965 Gibson SG Special Cherry
An early 1965 Gibson SG Special with Nickel Hardware, 1 11/16" nut width, Deep and Vibrant Cherry Finish, Dual P-90 pickups, and untouched electronics. No cracks or repairs on this all original SG. An excellent condition vintage guitar displaying some nicks on the back of the body from the previous owner storing accessories under the guitar. Included is the original black red lined soft case. A great playing and sounding Special. OSSC $4195
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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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1965 Epiphone Olympic Double Cherry
Cherry Finish, Dual Pickups, Tremolo, Bat Wing Headstock, Larger Rounded Depth Profile, and Kluson Tuners. A nice tidy all original example. Some light play wear with an area of some surface belt buckle scratches on the back of the body. The original frets display almost no wear. No cracks or crack repairs. Included is the original soft shell case. OSSC $1550
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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. SSC $2195
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1957 Gibson ES-225T Sunburst
A great players condition Es-225 from Gibson Electric Golden Age. Sunburst Finish, P-90 pickup, original harness with Bumble Bee Cap, and Large 50s rounded neck profile. Added B7 Bigsby Tremolo with aftermarket bridge years ago. Some non original parts including truss rod cover, tuners, and knobs. Some average play wear with finish checking. A great sounding 50s Gibson. HSC $1995
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1962 Gibson ES-330 TD Sunburst Dot Neck
A beautiful Dot Neck Es-330. Sunburst Finish, Nickel Hardware, Kluson Tuners, two great sounding P-90 pickups, and non retaining wire burst ABR-1 bridge. A nice crisp and tidy example that displays limited play wear. When examining published Gibson serial number lists, this guitar is within the first 40 guitars produced in 1962. Included is the original black pebble yellow lined hardshell case. OHSC $7500
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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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1964 Gibson ES-345 TD Sunburst
Sunburst Finish, Gold Hardware, Factory Lyre Tremolo with Custom Made Plaque Covering factory drilled Stop Tail bushings, Orange Label, Bonnet knobs, and Parallel gram Inlays. No cracks or crack repairs. A few of the varitone and grounding wire's plastic shielding had started to deteriorate and were causing the guitar to short out on occasion. Our Luthier replaced this faulty wiring with a correct style. Otherwise, the guitar is all original. A nice clean and tidy example displaying some light play wear with some fine finish checking. Included is the original black hardshell case with yellow lining. OHSC $11,500
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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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1974 Gibson ES-335 TD Black
Rare Factory Black Finish ES-335. Dual Humbucking pickups, Witch Hat Knobs, Mahogany Neck, Trapeze Tailpiece, and Chrome Hardware. Changed Schaller Tuners otherwise original. No cracks or repairs. The guitar displays average play wear with some nicks, dings, and scratches. A great sounding guitar that comes with its original worn hardshell case (replaced handle). Weighs in at 7.65 pounds. OHSC $3795
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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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1963 Epiphone Riviera Royal Tan
Royal Tan Finish, Rare Short Headstock example, Nickel Hardware, Frequensator Tailpiece, Two PAF Mini Humbucking Pickups, Blue Label, Single Line Kluson tuners, and Non Retaining Wire Bridge with Nylon Saddles. These early Riviera guitars are impossible to find being made in such limited quantities. A nice second year example in excellent condition. A very old binding repair in the bass side cutaway with some overspray. No structural repairs. A beautiful guitar that comes with its Original Hardshell Case. OHSC $6995
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1961 Epiphone Casino Royal Tan
An early Casino with a beautiful Royal Tan finish over a figured body, Dual P-90 pickups, Non retaining wire "Burst" bridge, Tremolo, Dot Inlays and Single line kluson tuners. This is hands down the best sounding Casino we can remember having through the shop. A lively and resonant guitar. All original condition with no cracks or crack repairs. HSC $6995
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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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1954 Gibson ES-175 Blonde
Rare Blonde Finish, P-90 Pickup, X Factory Order Number, White F-hole Label, 50s Rounded Neck Profile, and Gold Barrel Knobs. Reproduction Tailpiece and Pickguard otherwise original. No cracks or repairs not even any stress lines at the jack. Excellent vintage condition with finish checking. A nice resonant 175 with that warm P-90 tone. Included is a 1970s Guild Hardshell Case. HSC $4795
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1956 Gibson ES-175 D Blonde with Hang Tag
A Rare Blonde Double Pickup Es-175. Blonde Finish, Zig Zag Tailpiece, Nickel Hardware, Dual P-90 pickups, V Factory Order Number, Gold Bonnet Burst Knobs, and large rounded 50s neck profile. Included is the original Brown Hardshell Case and Hang Tag stamped ES-175 DN with matching serial number. The guitar displays some play wear with fine finish checking. Overall excellent vintage condition with no cracks or crack repairs. A beautiful, complete, and all original example. OHSC $7695
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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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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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1967 Gibson L-7C Sunburst
Sunburst Finish, 17" Wide Body, Carved Spruce Top, Highly Flamed Maple Back and Sides, Orange Label, and Parallelogram Inlays. A floating pickup has been installed with pickguard controls, Refret, and Grover Imperial Tuners. The guitar has been clear oversprayed and buffed with some light orange peel visible in spots. The back has some very attractive Flamed Maple. 1 9/16" nut width with a slim fast feeling neck profile. The L-7C is a great value buy since it is basically an L-5C without the ornamentation and a fraction of the price. Included is the original hardshell case. One of only 34 L-7Cs produced in 1967. OHSC $3495
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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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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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1958 Gibson CF-100E Sunburst
An All Original One Owner CF-100E. Sunburst Finish, Cutaway Body, Crown Inlays, Tortoise Shell Pickguard, T Factory Order Number and Kluson tuners. A harder to find Late 50s model that has the larger rounded neck profile. No cracks or crack repairs. Excellent plus condition displaying some fine finish checking and surface belt buckle scratches on the back of the body. Included is the Original Brown Tolex Case. A beautiful example. OHSC $5495
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1958 Gibson LG-0
A first year LG-0 example. All Mahogany Body and Neck with Tortoiseshell top binding, T factory order number, Rosewood bridge with a fixed saddle, 1 11/16" nut width, and large rounded 50s neck profile. A few small nicks, dings, and case rubs but overall a very clean and tidy guitar. No cracks or crack repairs. Setup with comfortable 5/64" 12th fret action. These first year LG0 guitars have all the best features. HSC $1495
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1959 Gibson J-45 Sunburst
A gorgeous and clean J-45 from Gibson's Golden Year. Sunburst finish, Harder to find in 1959 and more desirable fixed saddle bridge, Tortoise shell pickguard, Large Neck Profile, and Single Line Klusons. Two small pickguard cracks that we have repaired and cleated, otherwise a crack free acoustic. Beautiful cosmetic condition displaying very little play wear and the original owners name inscribed on the back of the headstock. Setup with very comfortable 3/32" 12th fret action. A very nice example. HSC $5995
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1965 Gibson Dove Sunburst
An early 1965 Dove with a 1 11/16" nut width, Cherry Sunburst Finish, Flamed Maple Back and Sides, Nickle Hardware, and Dove inlayed pickguard. Included is the original hardshell case and vintage strap. Once had a DeArmond soundhole pickup installed with a repaired side jack hole. The first 8 frets were professionally replaced by a previous owner with some filler in a few spots on the fingerboard. Nice vintage and resonant Dove tone. A Very Good plus condition acoustic with some average play wear and fine finish checking. The frets have just been dressed and the guitar is setup and ready to play. Wide nut Doves are getting harder and harder to find. OHSC $4995
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1968 Gibson B-25 3/4 Natural
A Rare 3/4 Scale B-25. Natural Finish, Tortoiseshell pickguard, Kluson tuners, and adjustable bridge. These 3/4 Gibson's Acoustics are a lot of fun to play. This one displays some average play wear with finish checking. No cracks or crack repairs. One of only 52 B-25 3/4 guitars built in 1968. The previous owner added an under saddle pickup with end pin jack. SSC $1995
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1963 Epiphone Cortez FT-45 Sunburst
A beautiful well preserved Cortez. Vibrant Sunburst Finish, Blue Soundhole Label, Adjustable Bridge, and Comfortable Low Action. An extremely clean all original example displaying limited play wear. No cracks or crack repairs. Included is the original soft case. OSSC $1895
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1968 Epiphone Texan FT-79 Cherry
Super Rare Factory Cherry Finish with White Pickguard. This guitar is in breath taking Near Mint "Under the Bed" condition. Spruce Top, Mahogany Back and Sides, Kluson Tuners, and Epiphone Blue Sound hole Label. The original owner had a DeArmond sound hole pickup with side jack installed right after he purchased the guitar new. We have removed the pickup and it is included with the very clean original hardshell case. Just a few finish checking lines and the slightest evidence of some long ago strumming. Just amazing. No cracks or crack repairs. A great Cherry Finish find! OHSC $4500
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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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