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Gibson Marauder specifications and shipping figures

Technical details for the Gibson Marauder electric guitar

Description | Specifications & shipping totals | Schematic & part list | Publicity | 1981 Gibson Marauder

Gibson Marauder Specifications:

Mike Bloomfield playing a Marauder Custom

Mike Bloomfield playing a Gibson Marauder Custom. From Gibson Backstage Pass promo magazine

Marauder M-1

Body: Solid alder body construction (1974-77), though poplar is also mentioned in some 1978 literature [1], maple or mahogany (1978-79)
Venetian style cutaway
Neck: Laminated Canadian maple (all years), mahogany (1979)[2]
Fingerboard: Rosewood (1974-77), maple (1978-79)
Dot inlays, 22 Frets, 24 3/4 inch scale
Pickups: Two entirely different pickups for tremendous tonal versatility. Front pickup: Super Humbucking; Back pickup: Entirely new design with accented treble frequencies (Back pickup is single coil). Early models have a three-way selector switch, later models have a potentiometer to allow any blend of the two pickups.

Marauder Custom

Body: Solid alder body construction (1974-78)
Venetian style cutaway
Neck: Laminated Canadian maple
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Block inlays, 22 Frets, 24 3/4 inch scale
Pickups: as above
Hardware: Nickel bridge and tailpiece, gold tuners. Revealed edge pickguard
Finish: Sunburst only

1) Gibson '78 publicity brochure 2) Gibson 1979 international Catalog (* could this be an error?)

Gibson Marauder Shipping Totals

The Gibson Marauder was shipped between 1974 and (at least) 1981. Peak production years being 1975 and 1978. Unfortunately Gibson shipping totals are not available beyond 1979, but small numbers of Marauders did leave the Gibson Nashville plant in 1980 and early 1981 (and possibly beyond this time).

Model \ Year197419751976197719781979total
Marauder 912516115202
Marauder - Ebony    43525460
Marauder - Natural1     1
Marauder - Natural Satin 1819408424221054758
Marauder - Tobacco Sunburst 227   13240
Marauder - Wine Red 85125966148441368
Marauder Custom - Tobacco Sunburst  66512 83
Total129067458031782027112
Gibson Marauder from 1978 full line catalog

As explained above, the reproduced Gibson Marauder shipping totals are incomplete: the Marauder was shipping at least until 1981, possibly later; a total of 7112 Marauders were recorded above (1974-79). But it is unlikely that the overall total would be significantly higher, most likely tens of instruments rather than hundreds. Eighties models were produced exclusively at the Nashville plant, typically in opaque red finish, including on the neck.

The guitar picture (left) is a mahogany-bodied Marauder with maple fingerboard (Natural Mahogany finish). Mahogany versions were only available in 1978/79. It is unclear how many mahogany-bodied Marauders were made as they are not specifically mentioned in the shipping statistics. Interestingly the 1979 literature suggests examples with mahogany necks may have been available, though this is currently unconfirmed. Do you have a mahogany necked Gibson Marauder? if so, please comment.

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1978 Gibson Marauder Made in USA Guitar w /  Original Case

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Kahului, Hawaii, 967**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2500

1978 Gibson Marauder Made in USA Guitar w / Original Case. Serial Number 72638067. Made in 1978 Kalamazoo, MI... more
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Used Gibson 1981 Marauder Electric Guitar with Hard Case

Used Gibson 1981 Marauder Electric Guitar with Hard Case

Hudson Falls, New York, 128**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Up for sale is a used Gibson Marauder from 1981. This guitar has been thoroughly inspected and found to be in perfect working order. There are some minor cosmetic imperfections along the back of the neck (pictured) but they do not affect the playability or performance of the guitar at all. There is also some minor paint transfer on the headstock (pictured) The guitar will ship with a hard case Listing and template services provided by inkFrog
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Gibson Marauder 1978 Natural Satin Finish made in the USA Mint with OHSCase

Gibson Marauder 1978 Natural Satin Finish made in the USA Mint with OHSCase

East Hampton, New York, 119**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2049


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MintGibson Marauder 1978 Natural Satin Finishmade in the USA with OHSCase

GibsonMarauder is not just just a rare bird from 1978 in mint condition(like it was made yesterday) -- but it is also one of the most versatile, best-sounding and charismatic guitars from the Gibson Norlin-era years theyhave ever made
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Used Gibson 1981 Marauder Electric Guitar with Hard Case

Used Gibson 1981 Marauder Electric Guitar with Hard Case

Hudson Falls, New York, 128**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1399

Up for sale is a gently used Gibson Marauder from 1981. This guitar has been thoroughly inspected and found to be in perfect working order. The guitar has a few minor cosmetic imperfections from normal use over the years. It will include a Road Runner hard case Listing and template services provided by inkFrog
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Vintage 1976 Gibson Marauder electric guitar dark burgundy in original hard case

Vintage 1976 Gibson Marauder electric guitar dark burgundy in original hard case

Branson, Missouri, 656**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1500

Here's a great playing 1976 Gibson Marauder electric guitar - dark burgundy in original hard case. I bought this second hand. Here's what I know about it.
Plays great, sounds great, electronics all work fine. There are various nicks, scuffs, dings etc commensurate with a played instrument that's almost 50 years old. I tried to photograph the most notable marks. One of the tuning keys has been replaced with Gibson tuner that was at one time gold in color but the gold finish has faded so it ... more
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Gibson VINTAGE Marauder 1976 - Natural w / OHSC all original

Gibson VINTAGE Marauder 1976 - Natural w / OHSC all original

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Info on the Marauder: There is minimal wear on this guitar. It has nice grain on both the body and neck. Also minimal marks on the back of the body. No breaks and all original. And the original hardshell care is in GREAT shape!
Bill Lawrence designed pickups, Humbucker (neck), Bill Lawrence Blade Noiseless Humbucker (bridge). Both pickups are set in epoxy
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Gibson, Marauder, electric guitar, serial # 99134611, vintage, rare

Gibson, Marauder, electric guitar, serial # 99134611, vintage, rare

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Gibson, Marauder, electric guitar, serial # 99134611, vintage, rare.


Sounds great, bought it used appropriately 24 years ago

Please ask any questions and review all pics as there are no returns

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1975-79 GIBSON MARAUDER - w /  Elvis Presley Back, w /  original Gibson case + Strap

1975-79 GIBSON MARAUDER - w / Elvis Presley Back, w / original Gibson case + Strap

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1975-79 GIBSON MARAUDER - w / Elvis Presley Back, w / original Gibson case + Strap.

This guitar is in good condition. Nothing is missing except the pick-up knob.
It has 6 strings, a black body with a maple neck and it??s serial number is 71638144. it comes with its original case which is filled with red velvet. The leather strap is in the neck of the guitar case
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1977 GIBSON S 1  /  MARAUDER CUSTOM BODY - made in USA

1977 GIBSON S 1 / MARAUDER CUSTOM BODY - made in USA

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1977 GIBSON S 1 / MARAUDER CUSTOM BODY - made in USA :
* refinished in matte black
* has a minor crack in cutaway curve=check last pic
* NOT a light body
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1976 Gibson Marauder Hals - Made in USA

1976 Gibson Marauder Hals - Made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

£896

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* has a nice C profile
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* frets have wear
* tuner bushings are included... more
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1975 Gibson Marauder with Rosewood Fretboard in Natural

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Here for sale 1975 Gibson Marauder with Rosewood Fretboard in Natural. The Marauder features a contoured single-cutaway Les Paul-shaped body, and a bolt on a maple neck with a headstock similar to the Flying V's. The guitar is in good overall playing condition. Well-loved instrument with usual wear and oddly shaped buckle rash. Back of the neck seen some action and looks oversprayed. Replaced pickups match well featuring Carvin Humbucker in the neck and Warman rail bridge pickup. Comes with ... more
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Gibson Marauder Ebony USA 1978 für Sammler

Gibson Marauder Ebony USA 1978 für Sammler

Kleve, 47***, GERMANY

€2250

Original Gibson Marauder Ebony 1978 USA
Es wurden nur 460 Stücke produziert. Die Gitarre verfügt außerdem über einen lackierten Hals in der Farbe Ebony. Es gab nur wenige solcher Stücke. Original Bill Lawrence Pickups. Die Gitarre wurde einst durch Paul Stanley KISS, berühmt
Der Kofferraum ist in einem schlechteren Zustand
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1978 GIBSON MARAUDER - made in USA

1978 GIBSON MARAUDER - made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€1450

1978 Gibson Marauder -- made in USA:
* maple body refinished in matte black, spray can job
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* new tuners
* new trussrod cover
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1978 GIBSON S 1  /  MARAUDER MAPLE NECK - made in USA

1978 GIBSON S 1 / MARAUDER MAPLE NECK - made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€998

1978 GIBSON S 1 / MARAUDER MAPLE NECK - made in USA :
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COLOGNE, GERMANY

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1976 GIBSON MARAUDER TRUSS ROD COVER USA

1976 GIBSON MARAUDER TRUSS ROD COVER USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€109

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1978 GIBSON MARAUDER USA

1978 GIBSON MARAUDER USA

Köln, 50***, GERMANY

€1496

1978 Gibson Marauder -- made in USA:
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* maple neck with rosewood fingerboard
* new tuners
* new trussrod cover
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1979 GIBSON S 1  /  MARAUDER NECK - made in USA

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Guitare Electrique Vintage Gibson Marauder

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St Didier au Mont d'Or, 69***, FRANCE

€2000

Guitare Electrique Vintage Gibson Marauder. La Gibson Marauder (Gibson M1) est une guitare électrique, produite par Gibson aux États-Unis entre 1974 et 1979. Son corps inspiré du design Les Paul est fabriqué en Aulne et son manche en Érable. Il est vissé et non collé. Elle est équipée d'un micro super Humbucker à double bobinage en position manche, et de façon moins typique pour une Gibson d'un micro simple bobinage de format de type « telecaster » en position aiguë. La Marauder ... more
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Garry Sawers Comment left 17th August 2022 17:05:14 reply
Playing in a working club band with friends in the 70's I saw a advertisement in the paper for a Gibson for under £200, it was an opening offer for a new music shop called the Rock Shop in Holly Hall, Dudley England. I borrowed the money off my girlfriends nan to save time going to my parents, then dashed to the shop. I fell in love with this Gibson Marauder, Mahogany body, maple neck, cool looking pickups, one was green, and a joy to play, not forgetting the great moulded case with red lining. It cost £187 I was so lucky, so proud and played it for years. It breaks my heart to think I ever sold it
Len Comment left 21st November 2020 16:04:42 reply
I may have a mahogany necked Marauder but am unsure. It is a ‘78 with a mahogany body. It is hard to tell based on grain pattern because the neck is painted. I can kind of see it through the wear marks. I do have pictures, but am I sure of how to upload them. Thank you for this webpage, by the way, it’s been very helpful!
Steven Hancock Comment left 31st May 2018 16:04:22 reply
Just purchased a Marauder SN 8XXX0XX. This tells me that the guitar is a 1980, but this site shows production ending in 1979. Anyone else have a 1980 Marauder or know about production beyond 1979? Body is dark brown, looks like walnut and has the mix pot.
Vintage Guitar and Bass Comment left 2nd June 2018 16:04:37 reply
Yes Steven, Gibson did ship them into the eighties - at least 1981, but in small numbers only (compared to the late seventies at least). Available Gibson shipping stats stops at 1979, hence the data above. They shipped some nice examples in Candy Apple Red around this time too.
JYC Comment left 6th February 2017 22:10:22 reply
Hi, I've got a 75 Marauder, with some very dark Brown clearcoat. The woodgrain is visible through the coat. The neck isn't laminated but solid maple. Fingerboard is rosewood. Bye, JY
sebastian Comment left 2nd April 2016 07:07:51 reply
thanks for your work and for publishing this. two questions: 1/ there s no black marauders in the list? i got one of those. 2/ there seems to be two versions, one with the PU-mix pot inbetween the two volume pots, one with the PU-mix out on the wing? thanks! sebastian
Vintage Guitar and Bass Comment left 27th January 2017 21:09:28 reply
Hi Sebastian - Gibson called their black finished guitars 'Ebony' (not to be confused with the wood species) - so black marauders were shipped (according to the figures above) from 1978.
The change from three-way switch to PU-blend pot seems to have occurred in late 1976.
G.M. Grena Comment left 22nd December 2018 09:09:24 reply
Regarding the Shipping Figure of zero shown for ebonies prior to 1978 ... In 1980 I acquired an ebony Marauder body that I saw Paul Stanley use at a Kiss concert, December 20th, 1977 for his smash at the end of "Rock and Roll All Nite". Unlike Sebastian's, mine has the early 3-way pickup switch instead of a pot, & the neck had been sawed in the back adjacent to the bolt-on plate, so it would stay together when he pounded it sideways onto the floor, but easily snap in half when he bowed it across his knee. My friend, who had a front-row/center seat enabling him to get it, only got the body, & the neck with strings went to some other lucky fan. When I bought it from him, I wrote to Gibson asking if I could buy a replacement neck, & to my pleasant surprise, they sold it to me (along with a blue-fur case custom-fitted for Marauders). I can't help but wonder how many of these special versions were made for him, since they don't seem to have been included in your Shipping Figures.

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1968 Shaftesbury 'Electric Guitars' catalog

1968 Shaftesbury catalogThe 1968 Shaftesbury 'Electric Guitars' catalog was just four pages long, and contained four guitar models: the six string Barney Kessel-style 3264; and three Rickenbacker-styled semi-acoustic models: the six-string 3261, the twelve string 3262 and the 3263 bass. Shaftesbury was the house-brand of major UK distributor Rose-Morris, and seems to have been launched as a response to the company's loss of it's distribution deal with Rickenbacker. The guitars were mid-priced, and built in (initially) Japan, and later Italy, by Eko

1970 Rose-Morris 'Exciting Electrics Wonderful Westerns Celebrated Classics' catalog

1970 Rose_Morris catalog1970 Rose-Morris catalog, dated April 1970. It featured 6 electric guitars, 32 acoustic guitars, 3 basses and 1 steel guitar. It contains the following instruments, over 20 pages: Electric guitars: Shaftesbury 3261, 3262, 3264, 3265, 3400; Top Twenty 1970; Bass: Shaftesbury 3263, 3266; Top Twenty 1971; Acoustic guitars: Eko Rio Bravo, Rio Bravo 12, Ranchero, Ranchero 12, Colorado, Ranger, Ranger Folk, Ranger 12; Aria 1674, 1675, 1676, 1679, 1680, 1695, 'John Pearse' Jumbo, 'John Pearse' Folk; Rose-Morris 15-11, Kansas, Georgian, Florida; Suzuki 1663, 1664, 1665, 3054, 3055, 3060; Tatay 1713, 1714, 1715; Peerless 3052; Steel guitar: Aria 3425

1971 Rose-Morris 'Exciting Electrics Wonderful Westerns' catalog

1971 Rose_Morris catalogThe sixteen-page 1971 Rose-Morris catalog featured electric guitars by Rose-Morris' own brand, Shaftesbury, and budget brand Top Twenty; aswell as acoustics by Eko, Aria, and for the first time Ovation. The catalog contains the following instruments: Electric guitars: Shaftesbury 3261, 3264, 3265, 3400, 3402; Top Twenty 1970; Bass: Shaftesbury 3263, 3266; Top Twenty 1971; Acoustic guitars: Ovation: Balladeer, 12 String, Glen Campbell, Glen Campbell 12 string; Eko Rio Bravo, Rio Bravo 12, Ranger, Ranger Folk, Ranger 12, Colorado, Ranchero, Ranchero 12, Studio 'L'; Rose-Morris Florida; Aria 'John Pearse' Jumbo, 'John Pearse' Folk

1972 Fender Precision bass

1972 Fender PrecisionA detailed look at an early 1970s Fender Precision bass guitar in custom black finish, with rosewood fretboard. 1972 list price, $307.50. The Fender Precision had been shipping since at least very early 1952 - with just one re-design circa 1957. This example, then, shows a model already two decades old, but barely changed since the '57 revamp. Fender got it right first time around, and although there are numerous minor cosmetic differences, the essence of this bass is effectively the same as it was in '52: a simple, single pickup instrument with a GREAT sound. Check out the demo video through an old Ampeg B15. It's no wonder this is the bass that everybody wants!

1967 Vox Stroller

1967 Vox StrollerThe Vox Stroller was the brand's entry level electric solid body guitar, fitted with just one pickup and a fixed tailpiece. Although aimed at student guitarists, it wasn't a terrible instrument, but did lack somewhat in adjustability, having no accessible truss rod and only a floating rosewood bridge. But this example is actually quite an improvement on earlier versions, with a standard 1/4" jack and a solid mahogany body. 1967 price £18 2s. JMI ceased UK guitar production in late '67, and combined with decreasing demand for the Stroller, this surely must be one of the last examples shipped.

1963 Vox Clubman Bass (left handed)

1963 Vox Clubman Bass left handedA nice example of the Vox Clubman II bass, built by JMI in Dartford, Kent in 1963. This is a lightweight bass, short (30") scale and very easy to play. It is an early example, and as such has a thin black scratchplate and side mounted, coaxial output jack. JMI offered left handed examples of their solid body Vox guitars and basses at 10% premium. Production numbers are unclear, but left-handed examples rarely come up for sale

1977 Gibson ES Artist 'prototype'

1977 Gibson ES Artist prototypeNot to be confused with the Gibson ES Artist launched by Gibson in 1979; this ES Artist was an early model designed by the Gibson research and development team in Kalamazoo in 1977, the instruments themselves constructed by Gibson artist Chuck Burge. It was planned for launch as a high end semi acoustic with 335-style construction (central maple block) and innovative circuitry - but was pulled at the last minute, being deemed too expensive. Apparently, several examples were produced with varying specifications, though exactly how many actually left the Kalamazoo plant is unclear. Certainly two guitars were sold to LaVonne Music by Gibson in around 1980. Read more about the development of this guitar, with details from Chuck Burge and the story of it's sale to LaVonne music

1959 Hofner Committee

1959 Hofner CommitteeThe Hofner Committee was a truly beautiful guitar produced in Germany, primarily for the UK market. It was a large bodied (initially 17 1/2") guitar with a carved spruce top, available as an acoustic or electric guitar. By the early sixties the carved top was replaced with a laminate, and although still a very fine guitar, the earlier carved top examples, with frondose headstock (like the example shown here) are far more highly prized amongst musicians and vintage guitar collectors.

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins TennesseanThe Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean, or model 6119 was Gretsch's best selling hollow body of the 1960s. This wonderfully faded example from 1965 was originally Dark Cherry Red, but has turned a mid-orange brown. The original color, however, can be seen underneath the pickup surrounds. 1965 specs: maple body, two-piece neck, Brazilian rosewood fretboard and Hi-Lo 'Tron single coil pickups. Nickel plated Gretsch Bigsby tailpiece.

1965 Gretsch 'For the Spectacular Sound of the Times' guitar and amp catalog

1965 Gretsch catalogThe 1965 Gretsch catalog, or catalog #32, featured 10 hollow body electric guitars, including the newly launched Gretsch Viking; four solid body electrics, including the Astro Jet - making it's only catalog appearance; just one bass, the single pickup PX6070; nine acoustics and 12 tube amplifiers. Pride of place went to the Chet Atkins Country Gentleman that adorned both the front and back covers. 24 pages, six of which are in full color.

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret ends

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret endsLoose frets are especially problematic in certain old guitars, but are generally very easy to fix. You'll be amazed at the difference you can make with just a few tools, a bit of knowledge, and a little time. Fixing loose frets can eliminate fret buzz, remove sharp fret ends, and greatly improve the tone of any guitar. If your luthier bill will be greater than the value of your guitar, definitely time to have a go yourself!

1966 Hagstrom 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog (Merson USA)

1966 Hagstrom guitar catalogHagstrom guitars were distributed in the mid-1960s United States by Merson of USA. This eight page 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog, printed in two-colors contained six solid body electrics, three solid body basses, two electric acoustic guitars, two electric acoustic basses and five acoustics.

1965 Hofner President

1965 Hofner PresidentThe President was produced by Hofner in Bubenreuth, Germany, specifically for Selmer, who distributed the brand in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other commonwealth nations. The President was a hollow body electric acoustic, available as a full body or thinline, and with blonde or brunette finish. It was a great playing guitar that sold fairly well in the second half of the 1950s, throughout the 1960s, and into the very early 1970s. The example shown here is a full-body depth guitar in blonde - and as a 1965 guitar, one of the last to feature the rounded Venetian cutaway. From late 1965 until 1972, the President sported a sharp Florentine cut. Naturally, such an electric acoustic suggests jazz and blues, but many of the original British Hofner President players were part of the rock 'n roll, skiffle and beat scenes of the late 50s and early 60s.

1963 1964 Fender catalog

Fender 1963 catalogue"The Choice of Professional and Student Musicians Everywhere" This eight page catalogue was included as an insert in the 1963 annual "school music" issue of Downbeat magazine (September 1963). As well as keyboards and pedal steels, this catalog contains seven guitars, three basses and ten amplifiers - from student guitars such as the Musicmaster and Duotone to professional models like the new Jaguar.