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The majority of the instruments profiled on this site were produced by the brands to the left (click for more), although there is also some limited content on the following guitars and amps
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Vintage Gibson guitar patents

Patent Number Date Filed Date Granted Description Inventor
2,714,326 21/1/1953 2/8/1955 Stringed musical instrument and combined bridge/tailpiece - Les Paul Model Ted McCarty
2,737,842 9/7/1952 13/3/1956 Combined bridge and tailpiece for stringed instruments - Les Paul Lester Polfuss (Les Paul)
2,896,491 22/6/1955 28/7/1959 Magnetic pickup for stringed musical instrument - Gibson humbucker Seth Lover
4,334,454 10/11/1980 15/6/1982 Guitar bridge - Gibson Top-Adjust Rendal Wall
Des. 269,523 15/7/1981 28/6/1983 Guitar or similar article - Victory MV-X Chuck Burge

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