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Gibson SG-TV, SG Junior and Melody Maker

1964 Gibson electric guitars catalog page 12

Gibson 1964 Guitar and Bass catalog. Page 12. The SG series continues from the high end models on the previous page with the bread and butter models that sold in much larger numbers. The world was starting to go SG mad, but these were expensive guitars. The SG-TV and SG Junior were single pickup models, but affordable for the very many guitar players that wanted a solid body Gibson.

The Melody Maker also sold in absolutely huge numbers in the mid 1960s, but this was actually the last appearance in a catalog of the Les Paul Junior style Melody Maker; by the time of the 1966 catalog, it too had been redesigned and given an SG shape.

USA zone 1 prices for these guitars in 1964 were listed as: SG Junior $165, SG TV $165, Melody Maker $165, Melody Maker Double $127.50. Have a closer look at a 1964 Gibson Melody Maker.

1964 Gibson electric guitars catalog, page 12: SG-TV, SG Junior and Melody Maker
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1961 Gibson Les Paul SG Junior Cherry 100% Original w /  Case

1961 Gibson Les Paul SG Junior Cherry 100% Original w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8000

Up for sale, a 1961 Gibson Les Paul SG Junior in exceptional, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with a hardshell case. A first year example of the SG Junior model (still retaining the "Les Paul" text on the headstock), this body has the Honduran mahogany construction of its predecessor and a slender, effortless neck profile carve
Tonally, this is an extremely clear and powerful sounding instrument, with an acoustic voice that has surprising projection and top end... more
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Gibson 1965 Brown SG Junior Body & Neck

Gibson 1965 Brown SG Junior Body & Neck

Glassboro, New Jersey, 080**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$770

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How many of you Gibson fans out there have always wanted to build yourselves that awesome Gibson project guitar, but didn??t want to spend the money on a Gibson guitar only to dismantle it. ... more
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1961 Gibson Melody Maker D

1961 Gibson Melody Maker D

Loveland, Ohio, 451**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3395

1961 Gibson Melody Maker D, Tobacco Sunburst finish, First year for double cutaway, Original wrap around tailpiece, Gold knobs, The guitar is all original in our expert opinion, Has some finish reaction on the back of the headstock, Nice feeling neck, Lively guitar, VG, Newer hard case.
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Gibson Melody Maker 1965 - Cherry Electric Guitar w /  Original Case

Gibson Melody Maker 1965 - Cherry Electric Guitar w / Original Case

Huntington, Indiana, 467**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2000

For sale is a Gibson Melody Maker 1965 - Cherry Electric Guitar w / Original Case in Very Good Condition!
Weight - 5 lbs 10 5 oz
Nut Width - 1 56 "
Scale Length - Roughly 22 3 / 4 "
Includes the original hard case, but the handle is broken on one side
The guitar is currently strung just using the hardtail, but can be strung for the whammy bar as well
Sold as pictured / described
Internal Use (Bin) - P2
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Gibson Melody Maker double Cut 1977 with Gibson gig bag electric guitar

Gibson Melody Maker double Cut 1977 with Gibson gig bag electric guitar

Bordentown, New Jersey, 085**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2900

a few small nicks and very light belt rash barely visible, but other than that excellent condition very little play time wonderful sounding and awesome flat neck low action Gibson comes with Gibson gig bag
feel free to ask any questions before you buy
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Gibson SG Junior 1970 - Walnut (Rare Matching Headstock)

Gibson SG Junior 1970 - Walnut (Rare Matching Headstock)

Peekskill, New York, 105**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3750

This is a 1970 Gibson SG Junior with a walnut finish and a short Maestro Vibrola tailpiece. Originally introduced in the early 60s as a student version of the SG, it is simple in its design and features, but has no shortage of tone, playability, and personality
This one sports a rare body-color-matched headstock with silver logo which was only produced for about a year. Its neck has a chunky '50s-style profile that feels great in the hand. All its electronics are original, including its ... more
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Epiphone by Gibson SB-722D Olympic 1961 Sunburst "Melody Maker"

Epiphone by Gibson SB-722D Olympic 1961 Sunburst "Melody Maker"

Brooklyn, New York, 112**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4500


This Epiphone Olympic was made in the USA in 1961. Most Epiphone models made by Gibson differed from the Gibson counterparts, but the Olympic from 1961 is pretty much identical to the Gibson Melody Maker, with the only real differences being the logo and the headstock shape. This example is all original and in very clean condition. It has been pro-setup in our store. It comes with a non original hard case
If you have any questions, please message us
We ship Worldwide! Message ... more
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1965 GIBSON MELODY MAKER GUITAR .factory CUSTOM COLOR  EMBER RED .find another!!

1965 GIBSON MELODY MAKER GUITAR .factory CUSTOM COLOR EMBER RED .find another!!

Lawrenceville, Illinois, 624**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5500

1964 / 65 GIBSON MELODY MAKER GUITAR
IVE OWNED THIS SINCE THE MID 1980s, NEVER PLAYED IT . STORED CORRECTLY BY ME AT ONE TIME I COLLECTED CUSTOM COLOR GIBSON WITH ALL THE CRAZY PRICES ONPURE JUNK GUITARS WITH BROKEN NECKS, REFINISHED, CHANGED AND ROUTED BODIES ETC ETC FOR STUPID STUPID PRICES THIS IS A NO BRAINER, ASSUMING!
THIS IS ORIGINAL EMBER RED ,NOT THE DARKER CARDINAL RED WHICH IS RARE no doubt BUT MORE COMMON AND CERTAINLY NOT THE STANDARD / COMMON SEE THROUGH CHERRY ... more
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gibson melody maker

gibson melody maker

Americus, Georgia, 317**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1100

gibson melody maker.

I have a couple of these, these 2007 models have the 60??s neck , so not a baseball bat like most Gibson??s so , .83 at fret, .94 at 12th, 7 5 lbs,
This one has maybe 20 minutes of play time, i got it from a guy that didn??t play guitar. I got it cause this is the double pickup model which is harder to find, but i always play my
Original one and it looks so good sitting in my room but i want a p90 guitar so i need the space, i did i light fret polish and ... more
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Gibson Les Paul 120th Anniversary Melody Maker Guitar - TV Yellow + HSC

Gibson Les Paul 120th Anniversary Melody Maker Guitar - TV Yellow + HSC

Asheville, North Carolina, 288**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$900

Gibson Les Paul Melody Maker 120th Anniversary in Satin TV Yellow
Stock (minus upgraded Gibson Grover tuners), this guitar has a decade of honest playwear is structurally solid, and plays lovely
The pickups are the desirable P90-S (for slug) and are Alnico 5s with more top-end sparkle and a cleaner tone with enhanced articulation than traditional P90s. If you are in the know, these MMs are underrated and increasing in value
Comes with a functional hard-shell case and will be expertly... more
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1964 Gibson Melody Maker D Double Pickup Vintage Guitar Sunburst w /  Case

1964 Gibson Melody Maker D Double Pickup Vintage Guitar Sunburst w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3500

Up for sale, a 1964 Gibson Melody Maker D (Double) in exceptional condition and in perfect working order, 100% original save for a vintage replica wraparound bridge intonated for a plain G string. A very well-kept example with a particularly vibrant three-tone Sunburst gloss nitro lacquer finish, this Melody Maker D features solid Honduran mahogany body construction with a one-piece mahogany neck capped with a Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. The pair of robust-sounding single coil pickups ... more
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1965 Gibson Melody Maker Guitar Neck Pickup 7 05k

1965 Gibson Melody Maker Guitar Neck Pickup 7 05k

Lubbock, Texas, 794**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$125

1965 Gibson Melody Maker Guitar Neck Pickup 7 05k==Tested and working, measures 7 05k resistance==Ships worldwide==
If you are considering a purchase, please take a minute and read our feedback !!!
We strive to achieve 5 star service !! PLEASE contact us if there are ANY problems (SEE RED BELOW)!! THANKS !!
Payment within 3 days please==We pack extremely well and ship quickly as possible!
PLEASE NOTE: Normal handling time is 3 business days or less, but we are out of town on buying ... more
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1965 Gibson Melody Maker-Original Alligator Case-Excellent Cond 23 & 1 / 2" Scale

1965 Gibson Melody Maker-Original Alligator Case-Excellent Cond 23 & 1 / 2" Scale

Palm Desert, California, 922**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1999

1965 Gibson Melody Maker w / Original Alligator Case Classic Mahogany body finished in classic Gibson red
Single Pick Up- which is dead quiet and smooth sounding Scale is 23 & 1 / 2 inch, which I have never seen before Nut is 1 &1 / 2 inch wide which makes this a "student" guitar Similar to Fender Musicmaster Brazilian rosewood fretboard is beautifully figured and in perfect shape, as are the frets. Pots work just like they did in 1965- smooth and no noise Tuners are reproductions ... more
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ORIGINAL 1967 Gibson Melody Maker SG Pelham Blue OHSC - BEST ONE ON EBAY - LOOK!

ORIGINAL 1967 Gibson Melody Maker SG Pelham Blue OHSC - BEST ONE ON EBAY - LOOK!

Santa Rosa, California, 954**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5000

Hello and welcome to my auction!
Here we have an incredible time capsule
This is a 1967 Gibson dual pickup Melody Maker Deluxe with vibrola in Pelham Blue Metallic
Serial number #00695X
This color turns green over time and is one of the rarest colors that Gibson offered. Highly prized!
There is some crazing in the varnish on the back of neck near the heal and some on the lower back on the back of the body
A few minor dings and digs front and back, and a small one on the ... more
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1965 Gibson Melody Maker D Double Vintage Electric Guitar Cherry w /  Vibrola

1965 Gibson Melody Maker D Double Vintage Electric Guitar Cherry w / Vibrola

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2600

Up for sale, a 1965 Gibson Melody Maker D (Double) in excellent condition and in perfect working order, complete with its original nickel-plated Maestro Vibrola tailpiece. Finished in a gloss Cherry nitro lacquer, this Melody Maker D features solid Honduran mahogany body construction with a one-piece mahogany neck capped with a Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. The pair of robust-sounding single coil pickups combine a Fender-esque snap and twang with the fuller midrange and low end punch that ... more
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Gibson SG Junior 1965

Gibson SG Junior 1965

Brooklyn, New York, 112**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5999

1965 SG Junior
A beautifully and naturally worn cherry SG Junior from a transitional period in Gibson production of the model, which was on the verge of major changes in the ensuing years. This example has the classic small pickguard and 1 5 / 8" nut width so associated with this year. A unique feature is that this is a wrap around tailpiece version, without the Maestro vibrato that is so often seen on this model and is so often bypassed or removed when setup
The guitar is in great ... more
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Gibson Les Paul Melody Maker - Single P-90 - Tune-o-matic - case

Gibson Les Paul Melody Maker - Single P-90 - Tune-o-matic - case

Media, Pennsylvania, 190**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1250

Excellent Condition. ( small drill hole for strap button )
Never monkeyed with
Great frets
These ( 2002 - 2004 ) are Superb guitars ( especially this one - ahem . )
Sounds / Looks / Plays like a little slice of heaven
Please check pictures and ask any questions
Ships insured to lower 48 U S.
Others, please inquire
Thank you
... more
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Gibson 1961 Melody Maker D, hardshell case, P90 pickups, new hardware

Gibson 1961 Melody Maker D, hardshell case, P90 pickups, new hardware

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3400

Serial #34638
Professionally-installed:New electronics (wiring, Lollar P90 pickups), New tuners (period-correct), nut, and bridge, New volume / tone knobs and pickguard
No modifications made to original body
This guitar plays perfect and beautifully, and is in EXCELLENT cosmetic condition for its age. Audio sample and more pictures available by request!
Hardshell case included Original bridge, tuners, and pickguard / electronics included as well
Price is firm as I'm only selling ... more
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1965 Gibson SG Junior Cherry

1965 Gibson SG Junior Cherry

Antioch, Tennessee, 370**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4200

Excellent condition 1965 Gibson SG Junior in Cherry. All original outside of the new frets, and tuners. No headstock break. The original vibrola was removed, but I still have the original plate with the screws etc, just no trem arm. This single pickup absolutely screams, and is easily one of my favorite sg junior's i've heard from this era. Some very nice checking happening throughout the body, neck, and headstock. Some lighter signs of use, but nothing crazy. Previous owner seemed to have tried... more
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Gibson Melody Maker 1986 USA Electric Guitar Red Finish

Gibson Melody Maker 1986 USA Electric Guitar Red Finish

Georgetown, Ohio, 451**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1250

This guitar is a blast and carries all things good about Gibson and the 80s with it. Quality made in the USA. Straight neck. Hot red color. Fully functional. A blast to play! It has some dings and marks of character, but nothing major. There??s single screw hole where someone switched a tuner. But it has the Grover tuners on it now. Someone will love this rocking machine. They are hard to come by
Don??t miss your chance to own!
Items only come with case if pictured or mentioned
Items... more
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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.