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Gibson Melody Maker shipping data

Production totals and original prices for the Gibson Melody Maker guitar line

Gibson Melody Maker shipping data

The Gibson Melody Maker was shipped from 1959 until 1970, then reissued, briefly between 1977 and 1979.

  1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 Total
Melody Maker 1397 243 2390 2386 2278 3685 6753 3012 1332 338 316 376 24506
Melody Maker 3/4 1676 42 225 171 200 364 348; 158 73 14 46 39 3356
Melody Maker D   1196 1496 1611 1604 2528 4703 2499 1909 645 634 631 19456
Melody Maker 12                 27 123 40 20 210
Melody Maker III                 23 165 128 36 352
Total 3073 1481 4111 4168 4082 6577 11804 5669 3364 1285 1164 1102 47880


In 1977 the double cutaway Melody Maker D (two pickup was reissued) and shipped in small quantities compared to the 1960s original.

  1976 1977 1978 1979 Total
Melody Maker D 2 887 139 59 1087

Gibson Melody Maker guitar pricing

All prices quoted are United States zone 1

  1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Melody Maker $99.50 $99.50 $99.50
$109.50
$109.50 $109.50
$119.50
$127.50 $127.50
$136.50
$136.50
$149.50
$159.50 $169.50 $179.50 $195
$225
Melody Maker 3/4 99.50 $99.50 $99.50
$109.50
$109.50 $109.50
$119.50
$127.50 $127.50
$136.50
$136.50
$149.50
$159.50 $169.50    
Melody Maker D   $135 $135
$147.50
$147.50 $147.50
$155
$165 $165
$174
$174
$179.50
$189.50 $199.50 $212.50 $225
$250
Melody Maker 12                 $189.50 $199.50 $210 $225
Melody Maker III                 $199.50 $214.50 $225.50 $245


  1977 1978 1979
Melody Maker D   $539 $569

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Gibson Melody Makers for sale


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Gibson 1962 Single Pickup Melody Maker Body & Neck

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Gibson 1965 Dual Pickup Pickup Melody Maker Body & Neck

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2011 Gibson Melody Maker w/ Hard Case

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Gibson SG Melody Maker 2011 Made In USA

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GIBSON Les Paul 2014 Melody Maker - Wine RED - EXC+ - w/ Everything

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Gibson Melody Maker Les Paul USA 2011 with GigBag + Bonus Strap Lock & Tailpiece

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1968 Gibson SG Melody Maker 3 Electric Guitar Pelham Blue Finish ProRefinish

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2003 Gibson USA Les Paul Melody Maker Guitar Cherry Red, Intonatable bridge!

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UK ebay listings

Gibson 1962 Single Pickup Melody Maker Body & Neck

Current price: £259.85
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Gibson Flying V white melody maker edition USA made guitar with gigbag and tags

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GIBSON LES PAUL MELODY MAKER 2004 lp junior Dog-Ear P90 All Mahogany Clean!

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Gibson 1965 Dual Pickup Pickup Melody Maker Body & Neck

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Gibson Melody Maker 2003

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Gibson Melody Maker 2011

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1986 Gibson Melody Maker - Red - Humbucker

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Gibson Les Paul Melody Maker USA 2008

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German ebay listings

Gibson Les Paul Melody Maker 2014 - Satin Charcoal Gray

Current price: €529.00
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Gibson Melody Maker "three quarter" von 1962 - rar und original!

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1969 GIBSON SG MELODY MAKER -- made in USA

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GIBSON MELODY MAKER OR ES 120 ORIGINAL SIXTIES PICKUP

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1968 Gibson SG Melody Maker - Burgundy Metallic

Current price: €2310.00
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Gibson SG - Nighhawk - Melody Maker Brown Case

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There are 1 comments on this article so far. Add your comment
Adrian Bennett Comment left 30th July 2012 10:10:50
Did Gibson ever produce a twelve string doublecut Melody Maker (ie not SG style). When was the changeover from DC to SG? Trying to find some info on this.

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