Vintage Gibson Catalogs & Literature in PDF Format


Out Of Print Original Gibson Catalogs & Literature in PDF Format


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1903 THE GIBSON MANDOLIN-GUITAR COMPANY catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete thirty-two page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's early mandolins (A, A-2, A-3, A-4, F, F-2). Models F-3 and F-4 mentioned but not shown. Also shows guitars Style O, Style O-2. Even shows an early Harp Guitars (R-1, Style U). Undated. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1921 GIBSON MANDOLIN-GUITAR COMPANY catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete thirty page catalog from my personal archive. This shows and describes Gibson's famous mandolins (A, A-2, white face A-3, A-4, F-2 and F-4.) Also shows L-1, L-3, L-4 guitars, Style O guitar H-1 , H-2 & H-4 mandolas, K-1, K-2 & K-4 mandocellos...even shows a style U Harp Guitar AND a Mando-Bass!! Lots of great information on these rare instruments. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the document clearly.

1926 GIBSON MASTERTONE BANJOS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete 19 page catalog reprint from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes Gibson's Banjos You'll Love To Play....including: TB-5, Granada, TB-4, TB-3, TB-2, TB-1, TB-0, PB-3 (plectrum), GB-3 (guitar banjo), MB-3 (mandolin banjo), UB-2 (uke banjo) as well as some pretty cool photos of banjo bands and some neat old accessories. Undated. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1930-31 GIBSON BANJOS GUITARS MANDOLINS UKULELES catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (150 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" sixty-eight page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's extensive line of banjos, ukulele banjos, guitars, tenor guitars, ukuleles, mandolins, mandolas, mando cellos, harp guitar and mandobass available at that time. Shows the early 1-piece flange banjo models with double-cut peghead. Shown and described are : BANJOS...New All American, Florentine, TB-6, TB-Granada, TB-4,TB-3, TB-2, TB-1, PB-4, PB-1, RB-3, RB-1, MB-3, MB-2, GB-3, Bass Banjo, UB-1, UB-2, UB- 3, UB-4. GUITARS...L-5 , L-4, L-3, Nick Lucas, L-2, L-1, L-0, TG-1, UKULELES...TU (tenor), Style 1, Style 2, Style 3. MANDOLINS....F-5 (Fern), F-4, F-2, A-4, A, A-0, H-5 mandola (fern), K-5 mando-cello, Style U harp-guitar, Style J mando-bass. Includes LOADS of cool photos of endorsers with their instruments, orchestras, hawaiian players, etc. Undated. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

MARCH-APRIL 1931 GIBSON MASTERTONE PUBLICATION

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Gibson MASTERTONE March-April 1931 issue monthly publication described as "A Fretted Instrument Monthly For Player, Teacher and Dealer"...Cover photo shows The Griffiths with Gibson F-5 Loar mandolin, K-4 mando-cello, mandola, etc. Loads of photos and articles showing Gibson endorsers, teachers, students, etc. Cool photo of Frank Staffa with his Loar L-5, photo of Archambault's small goods dept. Montreal. Teachers with mastertones, a Ukrainian Orchestra, another with an All American tenor, etc. Gibson introduces new models to replace the Kel Kroydens. Loads of cool photos and articles....truly an historical treasure trove!(see photos for more about contents).. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

OCTOBER 1936 GIBSON MASTERTONE PUBLICATION

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Gibson MASTERTONE October 1936 issue monthly publication described as "A Fretted Instrument Monthly For Player, Teacher and Dealer". Cool photo of Halsted Fretted Orchestra on cover....loads of students playing Gibsons...Articles on tunings (by Eddie Alkire), players with Gibson banjos , lap steels and other instruments. Great "Romance of The Forest Monarch" article showing early wood shop and care of lumber used in instrument making. Jimmy Smith Speaks article on placing the electric hawaiian guitar amplifier, Leon and Eddie Speak...Great ad on back cover for the "New 1937 Gibson Amplifier"... Loads of cool photos and articles.(see photos for more about contents).. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

CHRISTMAS 1936 GIBSON MASTERTONE PUBLICATION

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Gibson Christmas, 1936 MASTERTONE monthly publication described as "A Fretted Instrument Monthly For Player, Teacher and Dealer". Articles include "Why I Play Hawaiian Guitar", "Swing Time on the S.S. Haiti", "All Around the World" with photos of Marion Gange and Clyde Compton with their vintage Gibson guitars...Article on "Answers---Should Children Learn The Names Of The Notes?"..., Sally and Jack photos ...youngsters playing Gibsons, William McMichael Orchestra of Newark , Ohio...Detroit the Motor City article wih loads of great photos of endorsers and their Gibsons.... Jimmy Smith speaks..Smiley Burnette and Kay Hughes with Gibson amplifier, ... Loads of cool photos and articles. (see photos for more about contents).. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1936 GIBSON Catalog X

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (150 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL prewar Gibson 1936 catalog X that shows and describes Gibson's extensive line of TENOR BANJOS...(TB-00, TB-1, TB-11, TB-3, TB-4, Granada , TB-6, Florentine and All American.), PLECTRUM BANJO..(PB-4),FIVE STRING BANJOS...(RB-3..),MANDOLIN BANJOS...(MB-3), ARCHTOP GUITARS...(L-30 , L-37, L-50, L-75 , L-4, L-7, L-10, L-12, L-5 and Super "400"), FLATTOP GUITARS....(Nick Lucas, Advanced Jumbo, Jumbo "35", Century Model L-C, L-00..), HAWAIIAN GUITARS....(HG-00, Roy Smeck Stage Deluxe Model), ELECTRIC HAWAIIAN GUITARS...(EH-100, EH-150), ELECTRIC ARCHTOP GUITAR...(ES-150 Charlie Christian with CC pickup), MANDOLINS...(F-5 Fern, F-7, F-4, A-75, A-Century, A-50, A-1 and A-00)..Also H-0 Mandola, Style U Harp Guitar, Style J Mando-Bass, Uke-1,TU Tenor Uke, UB-1 Uke Banjo as well as pages of accessories, picks, strings, steels, bridges, tuners, banjo supplies,etc. (see photos for more about contents)..Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the catalog clearly.

1937 GIBSON Catalog Y

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (150 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 6 1/2" eighty-eight page Gibson catalog Y from MY personal archive. My digital catalog includes each and every page in full detail showing and describing Gibson's extensive line of TENOR BANJOS...TB-00, TB-1, TB-11, TB-75 also Top Tension TB-7 , TB-12 and TB-18. PLECTRUM BANJO..PB-1. FIVE STRING BANJOS...RB-75. MANDOLIN BANJOS...MB-00. ARCHTOP GUITARS...L-30 (new finish), L-37, L-50, L-4, L-7, L-10, L-12, L-5 and Super "400". FLATTOP GUITARS....Nick Lucas, Advanced Jumbo, Jumbo "35", Century Model (L-C), L-00, L-0. HAWAIIAN GUITARS.... HG-00, Roy Smeck Model. ELECTRIC HAWAIIAN GUITARS...EH-100, EH-150 and Double Neck Hawaiian. ELECTRIC ARCHTOP GUITAR...ES-150 (Charlie Christian) and Electric Mandolin EM-150 with CC pickup. MANDOLINS...F-5 Fern, F-7, F-4, A-50, A-1 and A-00. Also H-0 Mandola, Style U Harp Guitar, Style J Mando-Bass, Uke-1, TU Tenor Uke, UB-1 Uke Banjo as well as pages of accessories, picks, strings, steels, bridges, tuners, banjo supplies,etc. (see photos for more about contents)..Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1939 GIBSON Catalog AA

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10" fifty-seven page Gibson catalog AA from MY personal archive. My digital catalog includes each and every page in full 300 dpi detail as well as some supplementary material unavailable on the other available Download of this catalog. It shows and describes Gibson's extensive line of TENOR BANJOS...TB-00, TB-11, TB-75 also Top Tension TB-7 and TB-18. FIVE STRING BANJOS...RB-75. MANDOLIN BANJOS...MB-00. ARCHTOP GUITARS...L-30, L-37, L-50, L-4, L-7, L-12, L-5, L-5 Cutaway, Super "400" and Super "400" Cutaway. FLATTOP GUITARS....L-0, L-00, Jumbo "35", Jumbo "55", Super Jumbo "100" and Super Jumbo "200". HAWAIIAN GUITARS....HG-00, Roy Smeck Model. ELECTRIC HAWAIIAN GUITARS...EH-100, EH-150, EH-185. ELECTRIC ARCHTOP GUITARS...ES-100, ES-150, ES-250 as well as pages of accessories. Includes Price Changes effective October 25, 1939 AND the rare "Supplement to Catalog AA" dated October 1, 1940 with NEW EH-275, EH-185, ES-300, EH-100 , ES-100, ES-150, etc.(see photos for more about contents). Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1939 GIBSON ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENTS SUPPLEMENT

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL Gibson Electric Instruments catalog supplement that includes some of the rare "NEW" electrical models being offered by Gibson at the time. Pages are numbered 25-32..which correspond to same pages in the 1939 catalog. Sent by Gibson in response to request for information on the new Electric Instruments. Includes photos of endorsers playing Gibsons and instruments....EH-185, EH-150, EH-100 Hawaiian Guitars with amplifiers. Console Grande Electric Hawaiian Guitar and the "Charlie Christian" models...ES-250 and ES-150 guitars as well as the ES-100 model. Last page shows the Electric mandolins model EM-150 and EM-100. Some rare stuff to be sure... (see photos for more about contents). Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1947-50 GIBSON catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10" catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine acoustic instruments produced by Gibson at this time. Includes illustrations and descriptions of: Super 400, L-5, Super 300, L-12, L-7C, L-4, L-50, L-48, TG-50, GS-1, J-200, SJ, J-45, J-50, LG-2, CF-100 GUITARS. F-12 and A-50 MANDOLINS. RB-150 and TB-100 BANJOS. (see photos for more about contents). Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1951 GIBSON ACOUSTIC GUITARS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10" catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine acoustic guitars, banjos and mandolins produced by Gibson at this time. Includes illustrations and descriptions of: GUITARS...Super 400 Cutaway, L-5 (natural), Super 300, L-7C, L-4C, L-48, J-200, SJ, J-45, J-50,L-50, TG-50, Gibson Classic Guitar, GS-2, LG-2, LG-3, CF-100, J-185. MANDOLINS... F-12, A-50, EM-150 and Florentine Electric. BANJOS...TB-250, RB-150, TB-100 and TU-1 uke!! Stars with Gibson guitars featured on the back cover! (see photos for more about contents).Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1955 GIBSON ELECTRIC GUITARS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10" catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine electric instruments produced by Gibson at this time. Includes illustrations and descriptions of: GUITARS...Super 400CES, L-5CES, ES-5, ES-350, ES-175, ES-175N, ES-150, ES-125, ES-295, ES-140. AMPS...GA-90, GA-77, GA-55, GA-40, GA-30, GA-20, GA-6, GA-9, GA-V1 (electronic vibrato). Les Paul goldtop, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Junior, J-160E. EM-150 elec mandolin, Electric Bass (violin). Back cover has stars with their Gibson guitars! (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1955 GIBSON PRICE LIST

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 5" x 8" price list from 1955. This eight page price list includes prices for all the cool, rare Gibson instruments available at the time. From the LG-1 with a list price of $80.00 , the J-200N list price of $360., Super 400CN @ $600., Les Paul Goldtops for $235....loads of incredible instruments and their astounding prices. PDF is eight pages allowing you to see or print the entire pricelist very clearly.

1955-56 GIBSON "NEW GIBSON MODELS"

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 5" x 8" original 4 panel brochure dated January 1956. This four page brochure shows and describes some rare Gibson instruments available at the time. NEW Byrdland, New ES-5 Switchmaster, Newly designed Gibson Console Grande, Royaltone Lap Steel and the ES-350T are all shown and described!!! (see photos for more about contents)... PDF is four pages allowing you to see or print the entire brochure very clearly.

1956 GIBSON ELECTRIC GUITARS & AMPLIFIERS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10" late '55 , early '56 catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine electric instruments produced by Gibson at this time. Includes illustrations and descriptions of: GUITARS...Super 400CES, L-5CES, ES-5, ES-350, ES-175, ES-175N, ES-150, ES-125, ES-295, ES-140. AMPS...GA-90, GA-77, GA-55, GA-40, GA-30, GA-20, GA-6, GA-9, GA-V1 (electronic vibrato). Les Paul goldtop, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Junior, Les Paul Special, ES-225, J-160E. EM-150 elec mandolin, Electric Bass (violin). BR-9 Steel Guitar, Console Grande, Ultratone, Century, BR-6, Consolette and Electraharp! (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. Great reference material.

1957 GIBSON ELECTRIC GUITARS & AMPLIFIERS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 20-page two-tone Gibson catalog. Very similar to the earlier (approx 1956) catalog except this one includes the "Sensational New Byrdland" , the ES-5N (blonde) and the ES-350 TN which do not appear in others. Course it also shows the gold top and custom Les Pauls, Junior, TV, etc... No visible date but plainly from this period. (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. Great reference material.

1957 GIBSON PRICE LIST

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 5" x 8" price list from 1957. This eight page price list includes prices for all the cool, rare Gibson instruments available at the time. From the LG-1 list price of $87.50 , CF-100 listed for $142.50, SJ listed for $155.00, the J-200N list price of $385., Super 400CN @ $625., Les Paul Goldtops for $247.50....loads of incredible instruments and their astounding prices!!! (see photos for more about contents)... PDF is eight pages allowing you to see or print the entire pricelist very clearly.

1958 GIBSON ELECTRIC GUITARS & AMPS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (150 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" thirty-six page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's extensive line of electrics and amps available at that time. Shown and described are : Guitars... Super 400 CES, L5 CESN, Byrdland, ES-5 Switchmaster, ES-350T, ES-295, ES-225T, ES-175D, ES-175, ES-135, ES-125, ES-125T, ES-140T , ES-125T , Les Paul Jr. , LG-2 , Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Standard and Special, Les Paul TV and Junior, Flying V, ES-335TD. Basses... EB-1, EB-2 . Electric Acoustics... J-160E, CF-100E. Mandolins... Florentine solid body, EM-150 Steel Guitars...Multiharp, EH-620, EH-610, CG-520 Console Grande, C-530 Console, Ultratone, Century, BR-6, BR-9, Skylark. Amps...GA-Super 400, GA-200, GA-90, GA-85, GA-77, GA-70, GA-40, GA-30, GA-20, GA-9, GA-6, GA-5 Skylark, Gibsonette, Super Maestro, Maestro. Doublenecks...Double-12, Double mandolin. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

circa 1960 GIBSON "TRADITIONAL" Fine Guitars Catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" eight-page black/white special section brochure from my personal archive. This digital brochure includes every page if full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's Acoustics, Electric Steels, Mandolins and Ukuleles available at that time. Shown and described are: GUITARS... Super 400C, L5 CN, L-7C, L-4CN, L-50, L-48. ELECTRIC STEEL GUITARS: EH-820 Electraharp, Multiharp, EH-620 Electraharp, EH-610 Electraharp, Console Grande CG-520, Skylark Outfit, Century-6. MANDOLINS: F-5 Artist, F-12 Artist, Florentine Electric, EM-150 Electric, A-5 Florentine, A-50, A-40N. UKULELES: Uke 1, TU-1 Tenor Ukulele, BU-1 Baritone Ukulele. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1960 GIBSON GUITARS & AMPLIFIERS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" forty-four page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's extensive full line of guitars, amps , etc available at that time. Shown and described are : Guitars...ByrdlandN, ES-350TD, ES-355TD-SV, ES-345TD, ES-335TD (dot neck), ES-330T (dot neck), ES-125TC, ES-125T / ES-125T , ES-140T 3/4 , Les Paul Standard (flametop), LP Custom (triple humbuckers), Les Paul Special, TV, Les Paul Junior, Melody Maker, Melody Maker 3/4 , Super 400CES, L-5CES, ES-5 (3 humbuckers), ES-175D, ES-125. Basses.... EB-0, EB-2, Doublenecks..... Double 12, Double Mandolin. Steel Guitars.... Multiharp, EH-620 Electraharp, EH-610 Electraharp, Skylark Outfit, CG-520 / CG-530 Console Grande, Century- 6. Amplifiers.... GA-Super 400, G-200 Rhythm King, GA-86 Ensemble, GA-80 "Vari-Tone", GA-77 Vanguard,GA-40T Les Paul Model,GA-30 Invader,GA-20T Ranger, GA-18T Explorer, GA-6 Lancer, GA-14 Titan,GA-88S Stereo-Twin, GA-5 /GA-5T Skylark,GA-8 / GA-8T gibsonette, GA-83S Stereo-Vib, GA-87 Stereo Maestro, GA-46T Super Maestro, Maestro Standard, Maestro Viscount. Acoustic Guitars... J-200N, SJN Country Western, SJ Southerner Jumbo, J-50 Adj., J-45, J-160E,LG-0, LG-1, LG-2, LG-3, C-1 , C-2, C-6, Super 400 C, L-4CN, L-7C, L-5CN /, L-48, L-50, TG-0, TG-50. Banjos.... RB-100, RB-250, TB-100, TB-250. Mandolins... A-5 Florentine, F-5 Artist, F-12 Artist, Florentine Electric, EM-150, A-40, A-50N. (see photos for more about contents)...Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1962 GIBSON GUITARS & AMPLIFIERS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's extensive full line of guitars, amps , etc available at that time. Shown and described are : Guitars...Byrdland, ES-350, ES-355TD / ES-355TD-SV, Barney Kessel, ES-330T / ES-330TD, ES-335TD, ES-345TD, ES-125TC, ES-125T / ES-125T , ES-140T , Les Paul Standard, Custom, Les Paul Special, TV, Les Paul Junior, Melody Maker, Melody Maker , Super 400CES, Johnny Smith, L-5CES, ES-175D, ES-125. Basses.... EB-0, EB-3, EB-6. Doublenecks..... Double 12, Double Mandolin. Steel Guitars.... Multiharp, EH-620 Electraharp, EH-820 Electraharp, EH-610 Electraharp, Skylark, CG-520 / CG-530 Console Grande, Century- 6. Amplifiers.... GA-1RT Maestro Reverb Echo, GA-2RT Maestro Deluxe Reverb Echo, GA-5 /GA-5T Skylark, GA-8 / GA-8T Discoverer, GA-6 Lancer, GA-18T Explorer, GA-20T Ranger, GA-30RV Invader, GA-40T Les Paul Model, GA-77RV Vanguard, GA-79RV Stereo-Reverb,GA-80T "Vari-Tone", GA-100 Bass, GA-200, GA-400, GA-15RV Maestro 15 RV, GA-16T Maestro Viscount, GA-45T /GA-45RV, GA-78RV Maestro Stereo. Acoustic Guitars... J-200N,Hummingbird, B-45-12, SJN Country Western, SJ Southerner Jumbo, J-45, J-50, J-160, LG-0, LG-1, LG-2 / LG-2 , LG-3, C-1 / C-1E, C-2, C-6, Super 400 C, L-4CN, L-7C, L-5CN / L-5CT,L-48, L-50, TG-0, TG-50 / ETG-150. Banjos.... RB-100, RB-170, RB-250, TB-100, TB-250. Mandolins... A-5 Florentine, F-5 Artist, F-12 Artist, Florentine Electric, EM-150, A-40, A-50. Ukuleles... Uke-1, TU-1, BU-1 . Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1962 GIBSON PRICELIST

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the October 15, 1962 GIBSON price list. This contains prices on Gibson's complete line of guitars, basses, amps, banjos, mandolins and accessories available at the time. Includes Johnny Smith, Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel, Super 400, L-5, ES-175, ES-125, Byrdland, ES-330, ES-335, ES-345, ES-350TD, ES-355, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Standard, Les Paul Junior, SG-TV, SG Special, Melody Makers, EB-0, EB-3, and EB-6 basses, Double Necks, Electraharps, Multiharp, Amplifiers, FLATTOPS...J-200, Dove, Everly Bros, Hummingbird, SJN, SJ, J-50, J-45, J-160E, B-25, F-25, B-45-12, B-25-12, LG-1, LG-0, B-25 3/4, CLASSIC GUITARS, TENOR GUITARS, BANJOS (including Tenor, 5-string), ACOUSTIC ARCHTOPS...Super 400C, L-5C, L-7C, L-4C, L-50, L-48, MANDOLINS....F-5, F-12, A-5, Florentine, EM-150, A-50, A-40, etc...the complete line included.. (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1963 GIBSON FIREBIRD & THUNDERBIRD GUITARS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 9" circa 1963 brochure from my personal archive. This digital brochure includes every panel of the original brochure showing and describing the "6 New Solid Body Guitars" introduced by Gibson at this time. Includes illustrations and descriptions of: Firebird I, Firebird III, Firebird V, Firebird VII, Thunderbird II and Thunderbird IV as well as a custom color chart. Brochure is one piece of paper folded to produce numerous panels. (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure very clearly. Great reference material.

1963 GIBSON GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's extensive full line of guitars available at that time. Shown and described are : Guitars....Johnny Smith Guitar, Barney Kessel Guitar, Tal Farlow Guitar, Super 400 CES, L-5 CES, ES-175D, ES-125 Byrdland, ES-355TD-SV, ES-345TD, ES-335TD, ES-330TD, ES-125TC, ES-125T, ES-140T , ES-120T, Firebird V, VI, Firebird I, II, SG Standard, Custom, Special, SG-TV, Junior, SG-TV, Junior, Melody Maker. Basses...Thunderbird II, IV, EB-0, EB-3, EB-6. Doublenecks... Double 12, Double Mandolin, Double Bass. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1960s GIBSON Crestline Amplifiers CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" GIBSON "Sound" Catalog from mid 1960s. Photos , specifications and PRICES for rare Gibson tube amps including LES PAUL GA-40T, HERCULES GA-60, EXPLORER GA-18T, DISCOVERER GA-8T, GA-8, SKYLARK GA-5T & GA-5. Also includes the Tuck-away amp models SUPER 400 GA-400, SUPER 300 GA-300RVT, RHYTHM KING GA-200 and BASS AMP GA-100. Amps with Reverberation include: VANGUARD GA-77RVTL, SUPER 300 GA-300RVT, VANGUARD GA-77RVT, STEREO GA-79RVT, STARFIRE TR-1000RVT, INVADER GA-30RVT and FALCON GA-19RVT. (see photos for more about contents)...Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire brochure very clearly. Great reference material.

1960s GIBSON AMPLIFIERS CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" GIBSON "Sound" Catalog from mid 1960s. Photos , specifications and PRICES for rare Gibson tube amps including TITAN V, TITAN III, TITAN I, ATLAS IV, MERCURY II, MERCURY I, CUSTOM, RECORDING, DISCOVERER, SKYLARK, VANGUARD, STEREO, INVADER, HAWK, FALCON, SCOUT, VANGUARD w/REVERB-ECHO as well as REVERB UNITS, Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire catalog brochure very clearly. Great reference material...

1965 GIBSON MINUTEMAN GA-20 RVT Amp Instructions & Schematic

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" GIBSON Minuteman Amp model GA-20 RVT 4 page instructions from 1965. Couple of pages of general info and schematic for this rare tube amplifier. Download includes PDF document allowing you to see or PRINT the instructions and schematic very clearly. Great reference material.

1957 GIBSON LES PAUL JUNIOR Amp Schematic

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" GIBSON Les Paul Junior Amp model GA-5. Consists of 2 pages including schematic. Download includes PDF document allowing you to see or PRINT the two page PDF very clearly. Great reference material.

1960s GIBSON Maestro Fuzz-Tone FZ-1A Instructions & Schematic

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" GIBSON Maestro Fuzz-Tone model FZ-1A 4-page instructions from mid 1960s. Couple of pages of general info with diagrams and schematic for this rare vintage "electronic tone synthesizer". Download includes PDF document allowing you to see or PRINT the instructions and schematic very clearly. Great reference material.

1965 GIBSON GAZETTE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Gibson Gazette from my personal archive. This digital reproduction includes each and every page if full detail. Cover and main story is WES MONTGOMERY and also includes article on ELLEN KOLE (Gibson Girl) and two page spread ARTIST GALLERY showing artists with their Gibsons. There's guitar tips by Merle Lemon and Trackin' Down The Stars with Tiny Timbrell. A great read. Last page shows and describes Gibson's Electric Thin Models (ES-335td, EB-2, ES335-12). Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1968 GIBSON GAZETTE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Gibson Gazette from my personal archive. This digital reproduction includes each and every page if full detail. Cover and main story is GARY BURTON QUARTET-An interview with Gary Burton, Larry Coryell, Steve Swallow. Also includes article on REASONS with a Gimmick, The Record Corner and Trackin' Down The Stars with Tiny Timbrell. The Artist Gallery with loads of great photos of players and Gibsons and People Places and Events too. A great read. Last page shows a bunch of Gibson Models being played in a great Gibson ad. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1969 GIBSON GAZETTE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Gibson Gazette from my personal archive. This digital reproduction includes each and every page if full detail. Cover and main stories are THE RASCALS and ROY CLARK. Also includes article on THE GUITAR by Barney Kessel. Trackin' Down The Stars with Tiny Timbrell. The Artist Gallery with loads of great photos of players and Gibsons. Vanilla Fudge, Johnn Smith, Barney Kessel, John Bishop, Carl Smith, Stonewall Jackson, Trini Lopez, etc. A great read. Last page shows a rare Gibson Heritage ad. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1970 GIBSON GAZETTE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Gibson Gazette from my personal archive. This digital reproduction includes each and every page if full detail. Cover and main story is B.B. KING. Also includes Trackin' Down The Stars with Tiny Timbrell. The Artist Gallery with loads of great photos of players and Gibsons. Tony Mottola, Everly Brothers, Rolling Stones, B.B. King, Pat Martino, Trini Lopez, Barney Kessel, Felix Cavaliere, Roy Clark, The Frost, etc. A great read. Last page shows a rare Gibson Citation full page ad. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1966 GIBSON FULL LINE CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" Gibson 48-page FULL LINE color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all pages in full detail. It features Gibson's complete line of guitars and amplifiers as well as mandolins, banjos and steel guitars. In addition to the gorgeous full-page spread on the sunburst Super 400CES, you will see great color photos and complete descriptions of the Johnny Smith, Trini Lopez Deluxe, Trini Lopez Standard, Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, Super 400CES, L-5 CES, ES-175D, ES-125CD,ES-125, Byrdland, ES-355TD-SV, ES-345TDC, ES-335TDC, ES-330TD, ES-125TDC, ES-140T 3/4, ES-125T, ES-120T,ES335-12, Firebird V-12, SG Custom, SG Standard, SG Special, SG Junior, Melody Maker, Firebird VII, Firebird V, Firebird III, Firebird I, Thunderbird IV, Thunderbird II, EB-3, EB-0, EB-2, Double 12, Double Mandolin, Double Bass, over 15 different amplifiers (including the rare and desireable GA79RVT, J-200, Dove, Heritage, Everly Brothers, Hummingbird, SJ Southerner Jumbo, J-50, J-45, J-160E, B-25, LG-1, LG-0, FJ-N, F-25, B-45-12, B-25-12, C-8 classic, C-6 Richard Pick Custom, C-4, C-2, C-1D, C-1, C-0, Flamenco 2, ETG-150 electric tenor, TG-25, TG-0, TB-800, TB-500, TB-250, RB-800, RB-250, RB-100, RB-170, RB-175, PB-250, PB-100, Super 400C, L-5C, L-7C, L-4C, L-50, F-5 Artist, F-12 Artist, A-5 Florentine, Florentine Electric mandolin, EM-150, A-50, A-40, Century 6 and Skylark Lap Steels an Electraharp and Console Grande too! Quite simply the finest catalog any Gibson fan could hope to have! Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1967-68 GIBSON FOLK INSTRUMENTS

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all twelve pages in full detail. It features Gibson's line of flattops, classics, banjos and tenor guitars available at that time. Shown and described are : J-200, Dove, Hummingbird, J-160E, Everly Brothers, SJN, J-45,B-25, LG-1, LG-0, FJ Folk Singer, F-25 Folk Singer, B45-12, B25-12, C-8 Grand Classic, C-6 Custom Richard Pick , C-4, C-2, Flamenco 2, C-1D, C-1E, C-0, TB-250, TB-100, RB-250 ("bowtie"), RB-100, RB-170, RB-180, RB-175, ETG-150, TG-25N, TG-0. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1968 GIBSON LES PAUL REINTRODUCTION BOOKLET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo booklet from 1968 RE-introducing the ORIGINAL style single cutaway Les Paul Standard (Goldtop) and Les Paul Custom. This four page promo booklet shows and describes these two very desireable and collectable classics RE-introduced by Gibson at this time. (see photos for more about contents)... PDF is four pages allowing you to see or print entire document very clearly.

1968 GIBSON "It Goes Where You Go" GUITAR + AMP BROCHURE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE original 1968 "It Goes Where You Go" GIBSON GUITAR + AMP brochure...an 8-page 5" x 9" format full color catalog that contains photos and information on some electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass and amplifiers offered by GIBSON INC in 1968. Shows some cool guitars offered ..... ES-330td, SG Standard, ES335-12, EB-2, loads of Gibson amps, Melody Maker, J-50, Hummingbird and B-25. (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire catalog brochure very clearly. Great reference material...

1968 GIBSON PRICE LIST

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE original 1968 GIBSON price list which contains prices on Gibson's complete line of guitars, basses, amps, banjos, mandolins and accessories available at the time. Johnny Smith, Trini Lopez, Barney Kessel, Super 400, L-5, ES-175, ES-125, Byrdland, ES-330, ES-335, ES-345, ES-355, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Standard, SG Custom, SG Standard, SG-TV, SG Jr., Melody Makers, Flying V, Firebirds, Thunderbirds, EB basses, Double Necks, Amplifiers, Flattops... J-200, Dove, Heritage, Everly Bros, Hummingbird, SJN, SJ, J-50, J-45, J-160E, B-25, F-25, B-45-12, B-25-12, Classic Guitars, Tenor Guitars, Banjos, Acoustic Archtops... Super 400C, L-5C, L-7C, L-4C, L-50, L-48, Mandolins....F-5, F-12, A-5, Florentine, EM-150, etc...the complete line included... (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire pricelist clearly. Great reference material...

1968 GIBSON CLASSIC C-L GUITAR PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo page from 1968 highlighting Gibson's C-L classic guitar. Gibson provided these promo sheets since their catalog was not available at the time. This one-sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare C-L model offfered by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is two pages allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly. Includes letter from Gibson which accompanied the promo sheets.

1969 GIBSON ES-340 GUITAR PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" black & white promo page from 1969 introducing this new model. This one sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes this rare Gibson thin-line electric guitar introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is one page allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1969 GIBSON ES-150 DC GUITAR PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" black & white promo page from 1969 introducing this new model. This one sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes this rare Gibson full bodied electric guitar introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is one page allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1969 GIBSON EB-1 BASS PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" black & white promo page from 1969 introducing this new model. This one sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes this rare Gibson solid bodied "violin" bass introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is one page allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1969 GIBSON BOSSA NOVA guitar PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" black & white promo page from 1969 introducing this new model. This one sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes this rare Gibson electric, single cutaway classic style guitar introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is one page allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1969 GIBSON HERITAGE & BLUE RIDGE ACOUSTIC GUITARS PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo page from 1969 introducing three new model flattop acoustic guitars. This two-sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare Gibson Heritage Deluxe 6 string acoustic, Heritage-12 acoustic 12 string and the Blue Ridge acoustic D-size guitars introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is two pages allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1969 GIBSON L.P.- 12 "LES PAUL" MONSTER AMPLIFIER PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo page from 1969 introducing the "MONSTER" Les Paul amplifier. This two-sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare Les Paul (L.P.-12) Amplifier and Les Paul Pre-Amp (L.P.-1) introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is two pages allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1969 GIBSON MAGNUM 800 AMPLIFIER PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo page from 1969 introducing the "MAGNUM 800" amplifier. This two-sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare Magnum 800 piggy back solid state amplifier with eight 12" speakers and the Magnum 800 Pre-Amp introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is two pages allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1969 GIBSON MEDALIST 4/10 AMPLIFIER PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo page from 1968 introducing the "Middle-Of-The-Roader" amplifier. Gibson provided these promo sheets since their catalog was not available at the time. This two-sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare "4 ten inch speakers" amplifier offfered by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is two pages allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly. Includes letter from Gibson which accompanied the promo sheets.

1969 GIBSON SUPER MEDALIST AMPLIFIER PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo page from 1968 introducing the "Super Medalist" amplifier. Gibson provided these promo sheets since their catalog was not available at the time. This two-sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare "two big speakers" Amplifier introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is two pages allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly. Includes letter from Gibson which accompanied the promo sheets.

1969 GIBSON SKYLARK AMPLIFIERS PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo page from 1968 introducing the "Skylark" and the "Skylark T" amplifiers. Gibson provided these promo sheets since their catalog was not available at the time. This two-sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare "old faithful" Skylark Amplifiers offered by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is two pages allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly. Includes letter from Gibson which accompanied the promo sheets.

1970 GIBSON ELECTRIC ACOUSTICS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 4" x 9" FULL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine electric acoustic guitars produced by Gibson at this time. Color illustrations and descriptions of full-bodied instruments, as well as the thin-line Trini Lopez Standard. Includes: Citation, Johnny Smith, Trini Lopez Deluxe, Trini Lopez Standard, Barney Kessel, Super 400-CES, L-5CES,ES-175D,ES-150DC and ES-125cd. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1970 GIBSON DIAMOND JUBILEE PRICE LIST

- High quality scans of the 1970 GIBSON DIAMOND JUBILEE PRICE LIST with 16 pages containing prices on Gibson's complete line of guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins and accessories available at the time. Citation, Johnny Smith, Barney Kessel, Howard Roberts, Trini Lopez, Super 400, L-5, ES-175, ES-125, ES-150DC, Byrdland, ES-330, ES-335, ES-345, ES-355, Crest, Les Paul Personal, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Professional , Les Paul Deluxe, Les Paul Jumbo, Les Paul Bass, SG Custom, SG Standard, SG-Special, SG-JR, Melody Makers, EB basses, Double Necks, Amplifiers, Flattops...J-200, Dove, Heritage,Everly Bros, Hummingbird, Blueridge, SJN, SJ, J-50, J-45, J-160E, Jubilee Deluxe, Jubilee N, B-25, B-15, F-25,LG0, Artist-12, Heritage-12, Blue Ridge-12, B-45-12, Jubilee-12N, B-25-12, LG-12, Bossa Nova, Classic Guitars, Banjos (including All American, Florentine), Acoustic Archtops...Super 400C, L-5C, Mandolins....F-5, F-12, A-5,A-12, etc... the complete line included...(see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire pricelist. Great reference material.

1970 GIBSON THINLINE ELECTRIC GUITARS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 4" x 9" FULL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine electric thinline guitars produced by Gibson at this time. Color illustrations and descriptions of ten guitars including: BYRDLAND, CREST (available only 1969-1972 and shown only in this catalog!), ES-355TDSV, ES-345TD, ES-340TD, ES-335TD, ES-330TD, ES-125TD, ES-120T and ES-355-12. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1970 GIBSON ELECTRIC SOLID GUITARS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 4" x 9" FULL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine SOLID BODY electric guitars produced by Gibson at this time. Color illustrations and descriptions of: SG CUSTOM, SG STANDARD, SG SPECIAL, SG JR, MELODY MAKER and MELODY MAKER 12 STRING. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1970 GIBSON LES PAUL GUITARS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 4" x 9" FULL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine LES PAUL guitars, bass and amplifier produced by Gibson at this time. Color illustrations and descriptions of: LES PAUL CUSTOM, LES PAUL DELUXE, LES PAUL PERSONAL, LES PAUL PROFESSIONAL, LES PAUL JUMBO FLATTOP, LES PAUL BASS, LP-12 AMPLIFIER and LP pREAMP. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1970 GIBSON price list

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE original Sept. 1, 1970 GIBSON price list with 14 pages containing prices on Gibson's complete line of guitars, basses, amps, banjos, mandolins and accessories available at the time. Citation, Johnny Smith, Trini Lopez, Barney Kessel, Super 400, L-5, ES-175, ES-125, Byrdland, ES-330, ES-335, ES-345, ES-355, Crest, Les Paul Personal, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Professional, Les Paul Deluxe, Les Paul Jumbo, Les Paul Bass, SG Custom, SG Standard, SG Jr., Melody Makers, EB basses, Double Necks, Amplifiers, Flattops...J-200, Dove, Heritage,Everly Bros, Hummingbird, SJN, SJ, J-50, J-45, J-160E, B-25, F-25, B-45-12, B-25-12, Bossa Nova, Classic Guitars, Tenor Guitars, Banjos (including All American, Florentine), Acoustic Archtops..Super 400C, L-5C, L-7C, L-4C, L-50, L-48, Mandolins....F-5, F-12, A-5,A-12, etc... the complete line included..(see photos for more about contents)... Great reference material.

1971 GIBSON price list

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE original November 22, 1971 GIBSON price list containing prices on Gibson's complete line of guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins and accessories available at the time. Citation, Johnny Smith, Barney Kessel, Super 400, L-5, ES-175, ES-125,ES-150DC, Byrdland, ES-320, ES-330, ES-335, ES-345, ES-355, Crest, Les Paul Recording, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Deluxe, Les Paul Jumbo, Les Paul Triumph Bass, SG Custom, SG Standard, SG-Deluxe, SG-Pro , SG-250, SG-100, SG-200, EB basses, Double Necks, Amplifiers, Flattops...J-200, Dove, Heritage, Everly Bros, Hummingbird, Blueridge Custom, SJN, SJ, J-50, J-45, J-160E, B-25, F-25, B-45-12, B-25-12, Classic Guitars, Banjos (including All American, Florentine), Acoustic Archtops...Super 400C, L-5C, Mandolins....F-5, F-12, A-5,A-12, etc...the complete line included... (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire pricelist. Great reference material.

1972 GIBSON THE BASS PLACE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 1972 GIBSON THE BASS PLACE brochure. This 8" x 9" full color brochure contains photos and information on some basses offered by GIBSON INC at this time. Six panels and dated 1972. Shows some cool basses offered .....EB-4L, EB-3, EB-0, SB-350, SB-450 , etc...... (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1972 GIBSON FLATTOP GUITARS SERIES

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 3" x 7" Gibson color brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all 22 pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of flattops, jumbo flattops, 12-string flattops and super jumbo flattops available at that time. Shown and described are : J-200 Artist, J-100 Custom, Heritage Custom, Dove Custom, Hummingbird Custom, Blue Ridge Custom, SJ Deluxe, J-50 Deluxe, J-40, J-160E Custom, B-25 Deluxe, B-20, LG-O, Blue Ridge 12 Custom, B-45-12 Deluxe, B-25-12N and LG-12. Also includes pages showing construction details....bracing pattern, neck pitch, modified french heel, truss rod, laminated neck, bridge, etc. A very interesting catalog showing some rare production model flattops. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 GIBSON FLATTOP SERIES

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all eight pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of flattop acoustics available at that time. Shown and described are : J-200, Dove, Hummingbird J-55, Heritage, Gospel and J-50. Bill Withers on the cover playing his Gibson. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 GIBSON MANDOLIN SERIES

Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all eight pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of mandolins available at that time. Shown and described are : F-5, F-12, A-5 and A-12. Dash Crofts on the cover playing his Gibson. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 GIBSON ELECTRIC BASS SERIES

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all eight pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of basses available at that time. Shown and described are : Ripper L9-S, Grabber, EB3, Les Paul Triumph and Les Paul Signature. Peter Cetera on the cover playing the L9-S. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 GIBSON BANJO SERIES

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all twelve pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of banjos available at that time. Shown and described are : All American (5-string!), RB-800, RB-350, RB-250, RB-100, Florentine Tenor, TB-800 and PB-800. Also describes TB-100, TB-250 and PB-250 (all three not shown). Roy Clark on the cover playing his Mastertone! Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 GIBSON ELECTRIC ACOUSTIC SERIES

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all twelve pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of Custom Order and Electric Acoustic models available at that time. Shown and described are : Citation, Super 400C, L-5C, Johnny Smith, Super 400-CES, Howard Roberts, Byrdland, ES-175D, L-5CES and ES-150DC. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 GIBSON THIN ELECTRIC ACOUSTIC SERIES

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all eight pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of thinlines available at that time. Shown and described are : ES-355TD-SV, ES-345TD, ES-335TD and ES-325TD. B.B.King on the cover playing his ES-355. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 GIBSON SOLID BODY SERIES

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all twelve pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of solid body electrics available at that time. Shown and described are : L5-S, L6-S, SG Custom, SG Standard , SG Special and Marauder. Carlos Santana on cover playing the new L- 6S. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 GIBSON LES PAUL SERIES

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 11" brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes all eight pages in full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's full line of Les Paul guitars and basses available at that time. Shown and described are : Les Paul Deluxe, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Signature guitar, Les Paul Signature bass, Les Paul Recording guitar, Les Paul Triumph bass. Keith Richards on cover playing Les Paul Custom. "Keef, is it you?" Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1978 GIBSON GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's extensive full line of guitars available at that time. The "Quality, Prestige, Innovation" catalog shows and describes: Guitars...The Les Paul, Les Paul Artisan, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Recording, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Pro Deluxe, Les Paul Standard, Les Paul Deluxe, Les Paul 55, Les Paul Special double cutaway , The Paul, L5-S , SG Custom, SG Standard, L6-S Custom, L6-S Deluxe, Melody Maker, S-1, Marauder, EDS-1275, RD Artist, RD Custom , RD Standard, ES-355TDSV, ES-347TD, ES-345TDSV , ES-335TD, ES-350T , ES-175T, Super 400C, L-5C, Kalamazoo Award Model, Super V CES, Super 400CES, L-5CES, JS , Byrdland, Howard Roberts Artist, Howard Roberts Custom, ES-175D, ES-175/CC. Basses... RD Artist, RD Standard bass, Les Paul triumph, EB3, Ripper L9-S ,Ripper fretless, G3, Grabber Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1978 GIBSON RD SERIES GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes Gibson's RD SERIES of guitars and basses available at that time. The 8 page pamphlet/catalog describes the RD series introduced in 1977 and includes: RD ARTIST, RD CUSTOM, RD STANDARD, RD ARTIST BASS and the RD STANDARD BASS. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1980 GIBSON GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes: Electric guitars...Kalamazoo Award Model, Super V CES, Super 400CES, L-5CES, JSD, Byrdland, Super 400C, L-5C, Howard Roberts Artist, Howard Roberts Custom, Howard Roberts Fusion, ES-175/CC, ES-175D Les Pauls: Les Paul Artist, Les Paul Artisan, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Pro Deluxe, Les Paul Standard, Les Paul Deluxe. Thinline guitars...ES- Artist, ES-355TDSV, ES-347TD, ES-345TDSV, ES-335PRO, ES-335TD. Solid body guitars...Flying V-II, L-5S, Explorer II, 335-S Deluxe, SG Standard, EDS-1275, RD Artist, The "Paul" (Standard), The "SG" (Standard), 335-S Custom, The "Paul" (Deluxe), The "SG" (Deluxe), 335-S Standard, Sonex-180 Custom, Sonex-180 Standard, Sonex-180. Deluxe Basses... RD Artist bass, Ripper L9-S, G3, Grabber. Acoustic Guitars... J-200, Dove, Heritage, Hummingbird, J-55, J-50/a>, J-45, J-40. Banjos & Mandolin... F-5L, All American, Florentine, 800 series, 250 series. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1980 GIBSON ES-335-S GUITAR PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" color promo page from 1980 (undated) introducing three styles of this new model. This one sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare Gibson solid bodied ES-335 guitars introduced by Gibson Inc at this time....available in "Standard", "Custom" and "Deluxe". PDF is one page allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1980 GIBSON FIREBRANDS PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" color promo page from 1980 (undated) introducing this new model. This one sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare Gibson solid bodied Les Paul and SG guitars introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is one page allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1980 GIBSON VICTORY SERIES GUITARS & BASSES PROMO SHEET

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" promo page from 1982 introducing these new model solid body electrics. This two-sided, single page promo sheet shows and describes the rare Gibson Victory Standard & Artist series solid body electric guitars and basses introduced by Gibson Inc at this time. PDF is two pages allowing you to see or print promo sheet very clearly.

1983 GIBSON GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes: Electric guitars...Les Paul Standard, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Deluxe, ES335 Dot, BB King Lucille, ES-347, Johnny Smith, Victory MV X, SG Standard, Futura, Flying V, Explorer, EDS-1275, Chet Atkins Classic, L-5CES, Howard Roberts Fusion, ES- 175D, Byrdland. Basses...Victory Standard Bass. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1983 GIBSON GUITARS pricelist

- High quality scans of the 6 panel pricelist containing prices on Gibson's complete line of guitars , mandolin and banjos available at the time. This is companion to the "American-made. World-played" catalog and it has some rare and unusual models including The Paul, ES Artist Challenger, Corvus, Invader, Kalamazoo Award Outfit, Super V CES, All American banjo, Flying V Heritage, LP 30th Anniversary, Futura, etc.(see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1985 GIBSON DESIGNER SERIES promo sheet

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL color promo sheet from my personal archive. This 2-page PDF shows and describes the Artist Original Flying Vs , Les Pauls and Explorers. Some cool Custom Graphics on these originals. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1986 GIBSON ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENTS BROCHURE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete original Gibson ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENTS brochure shown. This measures 8 1/2" x 11" and is a single piece folded to produce 4 panels containing photos and descriptions of Gibson's acoustic line of guitars , mandolin and banjos available at the time. Models included are J-200, Dove, Hummingbird, J-100, J-45 SORS, J-180 SORS, J-35, J-30 SORS, J-25, EARL SCRUGGS 5 string Mastertone banjo, RB-250 Mastertone 5 String banjo and F-5L mandolin. (S.O.R.S = Symbiotic Oriented Receptor System). (see photos for more about contents)... Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

LAB SERIES AMPLIFIER CATALOG 1980s

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the VINTAGE 1980s LAB SERIES AMPLIFIER CATALOG...a product by Gibson..a division of Norlin Industries. The catalog consists of two-parts (in other words it opens from both ends revealing distinctly different brochures). Front section is 12 pages describing Lab Series amplifiers. Back section is another 8 pages with b&w photos of the Lab facility and workers..Additionally there are 8 color photo/cards with the different amp models available. Front of each card is a color photo and backside includes full description and specifications. Canít find any date but estimate it is from early 80s?..(see photos for more about contents)... PDF includes all pages allowing you to see or print the entire publication very clearly.

1989 GIBSON "LEGEND LIVES ON" Guitar Brochure

- High quality scans (300 dpi) of the 1989 GIBSON "The Legend Lives on...." brochure , an 8 1/2" x 11" format full color brochure printed on good quality paper containing photos and information on some legendary guitars offered by GIBSON INC. There are 4 panels showing some cool stuff offered ..... Flametop on the cover, Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Standard, Les Paul Custom Lite, Les Paul Studio, Les Paul Junior II, SG Les Paul Custom, SG-62 Reissue, SG 90 Double Flying V 90 Double, ES-335 Dot, ES-347S, BB King Lucille, Chet Atkins SST, Chet Atkins CE/CEC, Chet Atkins Country Gentleman, ES-175, L4-CES, and U-2....very cool photos. (see photos for more about contents)..PDF includes all pages allowing you to see or print the entire publication clearly.

2001 GIBSON "PURE" GUITAR CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the 12-page full color catalog that contains photos and information on the many guitars offered by Gibson USA at this time. Les Paul Custom, Les Paul Standard, Les Paul Classic, Les Paul Studio, SG Supreme, SG Standard, SG Special, SG Junior, ES-175, ES-335, B.B. King "Lucille", ES-135, EDS-1275 double neck, Firebird V, Flying V Ď67, Explorerí 76, Chet Atkins Country Gentleman, Tennessean, CEC, SST, Blueshawk, Thunderbird IV Bass, Les Paul Standard Bass, SG-Z Bass....all shown in excellent photos. . PDF includes all pages allowing you to see or print the entire publication very clearly.



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