1980 Gibson guitar, bass and banjo catalogue
Guitars and Parts for Sale
Gibson 1980 guitar and bass catalogue. Page 5. An introduction to the catalogue by Julius Bellson, Gibson's unofficial historian, written in May, 1978.
Certain Gibson mandolins, acoustic guitars, mastertone banjos, double cutaway electrics, Les Paul electrics, Flying Vs, Explorers, Firebirds and many other models are so much in demand by collectors and players that their values have multiplied beyond belief - some more than 50 times their original value
...if only it were just 50 times today!