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1972 Gibson showcase brochures
1972 Gibson showcase brochuresIn 1972 Gibson produced a series of 'Guitar of the Month' brochures, each dedicated to one of their high end models, the Les Paul Recording guitar, L5-CES, ES-175D, Super 400-CES, ES-355TD-SV and Byrdland. Each brochure was a single sheet folded into four panels, with details of the instruments themselves, their features, musical purpose, and a little history behind the development of each guitar. Only the Les Paul Recording was a new model; the others were all well established in the Gibson line. Follow the link to see scans and further information on these leaflets and other Gibson guitar catalogues from the CMI and Norlin periods.
1966 Kalamazoo KB-1 bass
Kalamazoo KB-1 bass Gibson assembled these 30 1/2" scale Kalamazoo KB-1 basses in their electronics plant in Kalamazoo, MI - separate from the main Gibson plant. They used the same components and hardware as on the Gibson EB bass series; but with a pre-painted masonite body and a bolt-on maple neck; a very different construction to Gibson's usual output. Initially the KB bass had a Mustang-shaped body (see the 1966 Kalamazoo KB-1, left), which was soon redesigned with the classic SG shape (see the 1967 Kalamazoo KB-1, right). Have a listen to sound clips of this bass here.
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1966 Kalamazoo KG2A
Solid-body two pickup electric guitar

Kalamazoo KG main page | 1966 Kalamazoo KG1 | 1966 Kalamazoo KG2A | sound clips

Vintage Guitar Soundclip:
1966 Kalamazoo KG2a
through a
197X WEM Clubman MK 8

1966 Kalamazoo KG2a197X WEM Clubman MK 8
Recorded with a Shure SM57 microphone, into an M-audio mobile pre USB interface.

more vintage guitar soundclips

Clean amp: volume 5, treble 5, bass 5

Guitar: Both pickups, volume 10, tone 10. Played with a pick.
Guitar: Neck pickup only, volume 10, tone 10. Played with a pick.
Guitar: Neck pickup only, with the tone rolled down. Volume 10, tone 0. Played with a pick.
Guitar: Bridge pickup only, volume 10, tone 10. Played with a pick.

Cranked amp: volume 10, treble 5, bass 5

Guitar: Both pickups, volume 10, tone10. Fingerstyle.
Guitar: Neck pickup only, volume 10, tone 10. Played with a pick.
Guitar: Bridge pickup only, volume 10, tone 10. Played with a pick.
Guitar: Neck pickup only, with tone rolled down, volume 10, tone 0. Fingerstyle.

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1960'S GIBSON KALAMAZOO KB-1 BASS MADE IN USA VINTAGE WHITE AGED RELIC (RARE)

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1966 Kalamazoo KG-2 PELHAM BLUE!!!

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Vintage 1936 Gibson Kalamazoo KG-11 6-string acoustic guitar --- FREE SHIPPING!!

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Kalamazoo Gibson KG Guitar Neck 1960's Serial #000529

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1941 Kalamazoo by Gibson KG-14 NICE! Plays & Sounds Great! L-00

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Kalamazoo KG2 guitar (Gibson 60's), light blue, great condition, original case!

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Kalamazoo KG 2 Vintage guitar Made in the USA

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1960s Kalamazoo KG-2 electric guitar vintage PELHAM BLUE two pickup

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VINTAGE 1960'S KALAMAZOO KG-1 KG-2 GUITAR CASE USED CONDITION OFF SET BODY (#4)

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VINTAGE 1960'S GIBSON MELODY MAKER SG KALAMAZOO KG-2 SWITCH READY TO INSTALL (O)

Current price: £8.92
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VINTAGE GIBSON / KALAMAZOO BRAND KG-1 KG-2 GUITAR TUNER GOOD USED (FFF)

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VINTAGE 1960'S GIBSON / KALAMAZOO BRAND KG-1 KG-2 SG GUITAR NECK GOOD (FFF)

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Vintage 1930's Waverly tuner strip for Gibson L-00 Kalamazoo KG-11

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VINTAGE 1960'S KALAMAZOO KG-1 KG-2 GUITAR CASE USED CONDITION OFF SET BODY (#4)

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VINTAGE 1960'S GIBSON / KALAMAZOO KB-1 BASS GUITAR CASE USED, EB-0 BODY SHAPE

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KALAMAZOO KG 2 CUSTOM PICK GUARD

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1933 Kalamazoo Senior Rope Sound Hole KG-11 Gibson

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Vintage 1969 Kalamazoo KG-1 Electric Guitar Made By Gibson Plays & Sounds Great

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Vintage Original 1939 Kalamazoo KG-14 Sunburst Acoustic Guitar w/ Original Case

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VINTAGE 1966 USA KALAMAZOO GUITAR KNOB KG KB BASS ORIGINAL

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1940 Gibson Kalamazoo KG 12 Vintage Acoustic Sunburst w/case USA

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Vintage 1965 Kalamazoo KB-1 NOS Truss Rod Cover Bass 1966 1967 PROJECT PARTS 60s

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1960's Gibson Kalamazoo KG-2 Vintage Red Guitar

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Vintage 60's Kalamazoo KG2 SG Electric Guitar Maple Neck w Case

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