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1980 Gibson guitar, bass and banjo catalogue

Professional and Les Paul segments

Catalogue Index | 1980 Catalogue part 1 | 1980 Catalogue part 2 | 1980 Catalogue part 3

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The 1980 Gibson catalogue was quite different from those that preceded it. It was more of a book than a catalogue: smaller (6" by 9") with a thicker card cover, contents page, prologue, and printed in full colour. It was 68 pages long, including covers, with a separate model on each page. It was split into sections, which have been spread other three pages on this site: Part 1 - Professional and Les Paul segments; Part 2 - Solidbody, RD, thinline and bass segments; Part 3 - Acoustic, Firebrand and Sonex segments.

The catalogue contains a number of new models: the solid body 335S series, the Sonex-180 series and the Howard Roberts Fusion. It featured the following guitars. Click on the images for full size versions, or click on the model names below for more about each instrument

Arch top 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
The "Paul" (Standard)
The "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
335-S Custom
335-S Standard
SG Standard
The "SG" (Standard)
The "SG" (Deluxe)
EDS-1275
RD Artist
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
J-45
J-40


Banjos / Mandolin:
F-5L
All American
Florentine
800 series
250 series

1980 Catalogue part 1 | 1980 Catalogue part 2 | 1980 Catalogue part 3




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1980 GIBSON SG ELECTRIC GUITAR W/HSC

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Gibson Les Paul Custom 1980

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Gibson ES-175 D Archtop Guitar 1980

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1980 Gibson Les Paul Custom Silverburst

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1980 USA Gibson Professional 335S 335-s Deluxe in tobacco sunburst w/ hardcase

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1980 Gibson Les Paul SM Rare Model Guitar

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UK ebay listings

GIBSON LES PAUL STANDARD 1980'S Black Gibson Les Paul in nice condition

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1986 Gibson Flying V Electric Guitar In White 80s 1980s Vintage

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Gibson Les Paul Custom 1980 -

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1980 Gibson The Paul Tim Shaw era pickups Solid Rosewood Fingerboard w/ case

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1980 Gibson RD Artist

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1980 USA Gibson Professional 335S 335-s Deluxe in tobacco sunburst w/ hardcase

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1980 Gibson Les Paul Custom Silverburst

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