In 1994 to celebrate their 100 Year Centennial Anniversary Gibson produced a Guitar of the Month Series considered by Gibson as investment grade and built in appreciation of the art of guitar. This instrument has been in a collection since day one. 1958 Reissue Gibson Explorer in Antique Gold, one of only 100 made and # 43 within the series. The body is Mahogany with a one piece Mahogany neck. The serial number stamped in black ink on rear of the headstock is 1937_ 6. Front of the headstock is black with a gold “100 Year” engraved bell truss rod cover, “Gibson” in Mother-of-Pearl with the “i” dotted with a diamond, and gold tuners with “Gibson” on each. Bound 22 fret Rosewood fingerboard with 1894- 100th-1994 Anniversary in Mother-of-Pearl @ the 12th, MOP dots elsewhere. The scale length is 24 3/4" and a nut width of 1 11/16". Two goldplated humbucker pickups with gold surround rings, a goldplated Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge, and a gold tailpiece with serial # 1937 in sterling silver; the #1 containing 6 diamonds. Single ply faux MOP pickguard with the 100th Anniversary Emblem in Gold stamp. Goldplated 3-way switch. The 3 skirted control knobs, 2- volume 1-tone are 22K goldplated with “Gibson 100” on the tops and each having a diamond as a reference pointer. The clear plastic protective cover is still on the rear control cavity cover-collected. The original Leather covered Case with gold hardware and 100th Anniversary Emblem is like new. Candy Included: Certificate of Authenticity with Gold Seal 100th Anniversary Envelope, Gold embroidery 100 yr. 1894-1994 Gibson Bag, The upper portion of a congratulatory document from Gibson on investing in a Gibson Centennial Guitar. The lower half was to be returned to receive the included Gold Signet Collectors Ring featuring the Gibson Centennial Anniversary Logo-with original ring box/ white cardboard box. I do not have the photo mentioned. Also includes two blue ribbons with the 100yr Anniversary Logo in gold, the Black Leather padded strap is a Levy’s DM1PDX with the Gibson 100 Yr. logo in gold, and a 2 fl oz bottle of leather conditioner. Not shown in the pics are the unfilled Gibson Gold Warranty Pamphlet and the “Only a Gibson is Good Enough, Gibson USA” 2 ½ x 5” sticker. Again, Collected, Mint, As New, including the Gold Hardware proving it has been properly kept. Displayed behind glass in my shop. Thanks, Tommy Allen, Pickers Paradise Guitars 251937-0511

Year Condition Color Case
1994 Mint Antique Gold Original Hard


Pickers Paradise Guitars
Tommy Allen
Stapleton, Al
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We accept Visa, Mastercard, personal checks, and wire transfers for merchandise shipped within the continental U.S. borders. All checks must clear prior to shipping. We will ship only to the verified address of the card being used by the Customer, and we require signature upon delivery receipt. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required on all Special Order Instruments. A 20% non-refundable deposit is required to pre-purchase any instrument already placed on order by Atlanta Premier Guitars. We accept only wire transfers for merchandise shipped outside the continental U.S. borders. This info will be given as needed.

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Please read carefully in its entirety. Pickers Paradise Guitars offers a 48 hour approval period from receipt of delivery on all shipments with the exceptions of (1.) Layaway Deposits (2.) Special Order Deposits or Deposits on Advance Purchase of Guitars Already on Order, and (3.) Items shipped outside the U.S. borders, (4) All Amplifier Sales. No refunds will be issued on Amplifier Sales, Advance Pre-Ordered purchases, Layaway Items, Special Ordered Items or Merchandise shipped outside the continental borders of the United States. For items shipped within the US borders we will offer an exchange or refund minus: (1.) Freight and insurance to the Customer from Pickers Paradise Guitars and from the Customer returning merchandise to Pickers Paradise Guitars, which are totally the responsibility of the customer, and (2.) all returns are subject to a 5% restocking fee. To return an item the following 4 criteria must be met: 1. Call us within the 48 hour approval period for a return authorization code. We will not accept returns without this code. 2. Repackage the instrument including all original blank warranty cards, and all other items originally shipped with the instrument. The instrument must be returned to us in the same condition as originally shipped to the customer. 3. The Customer is responsible for all freight, including insuring the return package at full retail price. All insurance claims are the sole responsibility of the Customer. 4. Pickers Paradise Guitars must be notified with a shipment tracking number within 72 hours of initial receipt by the Customer. This is giving the 48 hour approval time plus an additional day to arrange for shipment back to us. A refund will be issued only after the returned merchandise is received in original undamaged condition and inspected by Pickers Paradise Guitars.