1964 Gibson Guitar and Bass Catalogue - front cover. This was Gibson's first full colour catalog cover, and it beautifully demonstrates the top of the Gibson range thinline semi-acoustic, the ES-355TD-SV.
Gibson is and always has been a leader in electric guitars. Pioneering the pickups, the bridges and the electro-acoustical properties necessary to achieve truly great amplifiable instruments. In Spanish Electrics, Solid Bodies and Bass Guitars. Gibson has been the imaginative leader. Skilled and patient craftsmanship coupled with inspired electronic engineering have created instruments suited to the individual artistry of musicians everywhere