Gibson Super 400CES

Electric acoustic guitar

Super 400CES description | Catalogue appearances

The Super 400 was included in all major Gibson guitar catalogues during the course of it's production. Follow the links below to see it within each brochure.

1958 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

From the 1958 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

The crowning touch... developed through years of research

Gibson 1960 Electrics Catalogue

1960 Gibson Electrics catalogue. The Super 400 CES appeared on page 14 with the L-5 CES

1962 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

From the 1962 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

A modern deep cutaway design... hand-graduated carved top of finest spruce

1963 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

From the 1964 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

...the luxurious Super 400 CES has been acclaimed by outstanding musicians everywhere as the finest electric divish guitar. Superior materials and superb craftsmanship produce its clear, clean-cut powerful tone and dependable performance

1966 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

From the 1966 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

Super size, superior materials and superb craftsmanship produce its clear, clean-cut powerful tone

1970 Gibson electric acoustics catalogue

From the 1970 Gibson electric acoustics catalogue

Many outstanding musicians consider the Super 400 CES to be the finest electric divish guitar made

1972 Gibson guitar of the month showcase

The 1972 Gibson guitar of the month showcase

The Super-400CES with it's 18" wide body creates a powerful, resonant tonality that is unequalled. Referred to as the "tone chamber", this cubic airspace in relation with the vibrant qualities of the carved top creates the "heart and soul" of the ultimate tone reproduction

1978 Gibson electric guitar and bass catalogue

The 1978 Gibson 'Quality / Prestige / Innovation catalogue' guitar and bass catalogue

1980 Gibson catalogue

The 1980 Gibson catalogue included the entire guitar line, one instrument per page

This 1981 UK catalogue was produced by UK distributors Rosetti, and included the entire Gibson guitar line of the time

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