Current Search

Found 33 matches!

1989 Gibson Chet Atkins Country Gentleman

Some three decades after Nashville superstar Chet Atkins debuted his original Country Gentleman model from the Gretsch company, he approached Gibson with some design refinements for a new version of the legendary model. The new instrument would be shallower in depth to make it easier to hold, have wider spaced pickups to facilitate fingerstyle play, and have a lighter weight body block to add...
See More >>

Gibson 1990 Gibson Master Series L-4 CES Mahogany Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst

We always love a good Jazz box at the Zoo, and this model is one of the all-time greats. This pre-owned Master Series L-4 caught our eye with its gorgeous Vintage Sunburst finish giving this guitar an eye catching look, especially when contrasted with the Gold hardware. This guitar provides top-of-the-line sound and feel thanks to the Spruce and Mahogany construction combined with a Bartolini...
See More >>

1924 Gibson Style A-4 Snakehead

Retrofret Stock # 3735. Gibson Style A-4 Snakehead Model Carved Top Mandolin (1924), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 75907, red sunburst varnish finish, birch back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This 1924 Gibson Model A-4 is a spectacular example of the company's craftsmanship at the apex of the mandolin era, just before their...
See More >>

1924 Gibson Model A-4 Snakehead

Retrofret Stock # 6458. Gibson Model A-4 Snakehead Model Carved Top Mandolin (1924), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 78315, sunburst top, dark cherry stained back and sides finish, birch back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. If there is a holy grail of Gibson "A" style mandolins, this is one: A 1924 A-4 from the height of the...
See More >>

1924 Gibson Style A "Snakehead

Retrofret Stock # 3552. Gibson Style A "Snakehead" Model Carved Top Mandolin (1924), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 78017, black lacquer finish, birch back and sides, spruce top, mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case. A great-playing and sounding original Style A mandolin form early 1924, the very peak of the "Loar Era" at Gibson. These are generally...
See More >>

1966 Guild® Starfire™ V

Retrofret Stock # 6780. Guild Starfire V Model Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1966), made in Hoboken, NJ, serial # EN-644, cherry lacquer finish, laminated maple body, laminated mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. The Starfire series has been Guild's most consistently successful electric guitar offering since its inception in the early 1960's. This Starfire V...
See More >>

Gibson Collector's Choice #6 '59 Les Paul Custom Shop

from GIBSON: Guitars in the Collector's Choice™ series by Gibson Custom bring players and collectors closer to owning a specific, existing vintage Les Paul than anything else available on the market. Through exacting study and measurement of the original instrument, precise digital scanning of the woods, and the unparalleled skill of the luthiers of Gibson Custom—all with the generous and...
See More >>

~1936 Bronson Honolulu Master

This guitar, with its significantly designed peghead, was converted from a sqareneck – hawaian guitar to a spanish played round neck 12fret flattop, a few years ago. While this was done it was also completely restored and refinished. Of course it is perfectly set up , ebony fretboard leveled and frets dressed, ready to play. The size and shape of this 12fret Bronson guitar is very similar to a...
See More >>

1977 Fender® Starcaster

Retrofret Stock # 6632. Fender Starcaster Model Arch Top Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1977), made in Fullerton, California, serial # S708983, natural polyester finish, maple laminate top, back and sides and maple neck, original black hard shell case. The Starcaster was Fender's most unique creation of the 1970's, an product of the CBS-owned company's heavy competition with Gibson at the...
See More >>

1969 Gibson ES-150

Not to be confused with the archtop model of the same designation made famous by Charlie Christian nearly three decades earlier, this Norlin era guitar is more like an ES-335, with a fully hollow deep body like a 175. This first year example is one of only sixty-five shipped that year in blonde, and predates having the volute and origin stamp commonly seen on Norlin Gibsons. Light, great...
See More >>

1948 Gibson ES-350N

This wonderful example is one of the very 1st single pickup model ES-350’s ever produced, it has a beautiful Blonde finish over a nicely figured & Flamey Maple top, sides & back, 1 warm & powerful P-90 pickup, these 1st were released having just 1 pickup in 1947, by 1948 you had an option for 2 pickups, these w/1 pickup are truly the rarest & most desirable, it has 1 master volume knob & 1 master...
See More >>

~1975 Fender® Starcaster

Fender’s Starcaster model was a direct response to Gibson’s Electro Spanish line, specifically the beloved Es-335 line of semi-hollow thin-line guitars. Fender took the concept of a semi-hollow bound body with F-holes and humbucking pickups and added a number of classically “Fender” style twists to the design. The most obvious deviations are the off-set Jaguar/Jazzmaster-esque body shape and...
See More >>

1969 Gibson BYRDLAND

Named after and originally designed for ace Nashville session men Billy Byrd and Hank Garland, the Byrdland is essentially a thin-line (2¼”), short scale (23½”) L5-CES. In other words, she’s pure hand-made Kalamazoo butta. She has a spruce top, maple neck, back and sides and five-ply binding. Her fret board is ebony with pearl block inlays and this example sports the rounded Venetian cut-away...
See More >>

~2006 Gibson Les Paul Special 1960 Murphy Aged

Just in on consignment, a "very special" 2006 1960 Les Paul Special, purchased from Yamano Music. This is an unplayed rarely taken out of the case example. Finish master Tom Murphy aged this one to perfection. In particular, the lacquer checking is outstanding, and the subtle aging is authentic and perfect. This guitar is really a work of art, especially if you love the look of a TV finish LP...
See More >>

1949 Gibson ES-5

A very rare bird, a 1949 ES-5! || Make: Gibson Year: 1949 Model: ES-5 Serial No: A-4356 Body Finish/Color: Original Natural Body Wood: Maple-Spruce-Maple 3-ply with a highly figured top Body Binding: Original 3-ply Top and Back Neck Wood: 2-piece Maple with walnut stripe down the center Neck Binding: Re-bound outer layer where re-fretted. Original Single-ply...
See More >>

2011 Gibson F-5G Mandolin Custom Gold Top #2

A Wonderful Gibson F-5G Mandolin Built by David Harvey. 2011 Gibson F-5G Mandolin Custom Gold Top #2. This is one of two Gibson Custom Shop F-5G Gold-Top Mandolins which were built in 2011 by master luthier David Harvey. The 10 inch wide and 1 7/8 inch, body features a triple-bound, carved solid Sitka spruce top with two 'f' sound-holes and a 'special' gold finish. The two-piece book matched...
See More >>

1934 Gibson F-10

Retrofret Stock # 3550. Gibson F-10 Model Carved Top Mandolin (1934), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 91445, black lacquer finish, maple body, spruce top, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. One of the rarest Gibson instruments ever, and a particularly striking and distinctive mandolin. This F-10 dates to 1934, shortly after the model was introduced and...
See More >>

1991 Greco TB1100 Thunderbird IV Electric Bass Gibson Lawsuit Japan

Up for sale, a 1991 Greco TB1100 "Thunderbird" bass in excellent, 100% original condition and in perfect working order. As its name would suggest, this bass thunders and growls with the best, producing incredible low end thump and power from the nickel covered humbucker pickups. Extremely faithful to the Gibson Thunderbird IV of the early '60s, this bass easily bests any modern Gibson reissue...
See More >>

Buscarino Guitars buscarino 7-String

Buscarino 7-string Oval-hole Virtuoso Archtop- Pre-OwnedDescription:The Ultimate 7-String from the Masterful John Buscarino!   What we think:This is the ultimate in 7-string perfection, and it is truly an honor to have this instrument in our inventory. Up until now, it has been pampered in a private collection. The Buscarino 7 String features wood that is truly...
See More >>

1954 Guild® X-350 Stratford

The 1954 Guild X-350 Stratford has a 17 inch wide, fully hollow body with two longitudinal braces. Because this is intended as an electric model (with three pickups!) the woods used for the body are laminates, which are better at feedback resistance. The top is spruce laminate with bound F-holes, the sides and back are nicely flamed maple. The 25.5 inch scale length, 1 10/16 inch nut width...
See More >>

2001 Flatiron F-5 Artist

Sunburst finish, double bound 2 point F style instrument, solid spruce top, X braced, good looking maple back, sides and neck, bound ebony fretboard, dot inlays, extension gives 24 frets (pro refret), adjustable ebony bridge, bound headstock features overlay with floral and logo inlays, gold 4-on-a-plate tuners with pearloid buttons, Gibson Master Model label, great sound, new 1-1/8'' bone nut,...
See More >>

1981 Gibson F-5L

VGC, sunburst finish with several areas of finish touch up and overspray, double bound 2 point F body, solid spruce top, tone bar braced, maple back, sides and neck, bound ebony fretboard, dot inlays, extension gives 29 frets, finish on back of neck very worn, repaired side crack on bass side, adjustable ebony bridge, ''The Gibson'' etched on replacement tailpiece cover, bound headstock features...
See More >>

2003 Gibson Super 400 CESN Thin (#GAT0274)

2003 Gibson Super 400 CESN, Thin body, Blonde, It measures 2 & 3/32 inches deep. It measures 18 inches wide at the lower bout. Engraved Gold hardware including pickup cover, tail piece & tuner buttons, Slider volume control, Custom Shop Master model label signed by the master himself James W. Hutchins, Stunning pearl & Abalone inlays, Spectacular Maple back, sides & neck, Wide at the nut,...
See More >>

1924 Gibson L-5

1924 Gibson L-5 signed by Lloyd Loar EXC Restored Good deep sounding example that has been re-necked using the original headstock overlay. It has also been completely refinished (except for the peghead) and re-bound with 5 play binding. All highly professional work, perhaps by Gibson. Beautiful sunburst spruce top is crack free save for what looks like a hairline finish crack on the treble...
See More >>

1981 Gibson Master Florentine 5 string

Here is an elegant 1981 Gibson Master Florentine 5 string banjo. Gibson first built Florentine banjos in the 1920s and this is a Gibson reproduction replete with the original ornamental specifications from six decades later. This banjo built in Kalamazoo, Michigan was a very limited run as reflected in the serial number, 11. The serial number is found multiple locations: engraved inside the maple...
See More >>

1937 Gibson Advanced Jumbo

Retrofret Stock # 6112. Gibson Advanced Jumbo Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1937), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 31-C-16, sunburst top, natural back and sides finish, rosewood back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewod fingerboard, black hard shell case. The veritable holy grail of Gibson flattops, the slope-shoulder Advanced Jumbo is generally considered the finest guitar...
See More >>

2001 Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst Flametop C.S.

Les Paul Standard Sunburst Flametop Aged by Gibson Custom Shop Master Tom Murphy If you can't afford a 1959 Les Paul Sunburst - or have one but would rather play a guitar in certain situations that you wouldn't need to worry quite so much about - this might be the next best thing! In our inventory is a highly-figured, beautifully-colored 2001 Custom Shop Les Paul Sunburst with a great...
See More >>

2008 Gibson Flying V 50th Anniversary Commemorative Model

In 2008, Gibson released a limited run of the Flying V to honor 50 years of production. Number 0325 from the "Guitar of the Month" seires and comes with the original hardcase. With this model they added Steinberger Gearless tuning keys. An art deco style Gibson logo that was actually found in legendary Gibson President, Ted McCarty's old desk along with a bunch of other drawings. A beveled...
See More >>

2005 Gibson Custom Shop Pilot™ Run #4 Peter Frampton Les Paul Special

This is Pilot Run #4. 4th one built! Only a handful of Pilot Run guitars were made. It is in perfect shape. Plays and sounds great. A great opportunity to own a sweet and rare guitar at a very reasonable price. Comes with original case, strap locks, certificate, and all paperwork. Below are all the factory specs. Using his original 1958 Les Paul Junior as a jumping off point, Peter Frampton...
See More >>

2000 Comins Concert

Bill Comins carves master quality instruments by hand at his Pennsylvania workshop, and has earned in the process a place among the pre-eminent builders of the modern archtop guitar. Using the design concepts of Bob Benedetto as a starting point, Comins has evolved a line of instruments that reflect both his personal vision and his high standards for fit, finish and tone. This guitar is his...
See More >>