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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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GIBSON ?59 Melody Maker ELECTRIC GUITAR w / Original Case

GIBSON ?59 Melody Maker ELECTRIC GUITAR w / Original Case

Overton, Nevada, 890**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4900

The ?59 Gibson Melody Maker is in Good condition with knicks and light scratches. Mostly original with some restorations. See the photo for the note by the guitar tech??s changes. Includes the original tuning knobs. Let me know if you have any questions or need more photos. Sorry, I don??t know the guitar??s history. I picked it up at a thrift store here in Nevada
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1965 Gibson Melody Maker

1965 Gibson Melody Maker

Upper Sandusky, Ohio, 433**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1277

1965 Gibson Melody Maker. Wonderful tone for this small giant . So much fun to twank?? around on this gem . Actually quite a variety of tone even when playing at low volume on this piece . Enjoy the simple things would be the motto on this one. Nothing especially delinquent as its all there other than some usual skiffs and scuffs as pictured in listing for us on it. Thanks for your viewing time today and wish our bidding community happy hunting ??
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1967 Gibson Melody Maker

1967 Gibson Melody Maker

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

$2499

Very good condition Gibson 1967 Melody Maker. BOriginal bridge, original pickup, and pickguard. Super light. Break free. Original pelham blue, it was sanded down to the natural finish. The original finish is still on the face of the headstock. New tuners and knobs. Comes with an unoriginal period correct case as pictured (it says 1960 gibson melody maker ironically). Kept in a smoke free, pet free studio for recording purposes. Willing to ship or drive a reasonable distance
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1970 Gibson SG Junior Large Guard in Vintage Cherry 906151

1970 Gibson SG Junior Large Guard in Vintage Cherry 906151

Highland Park, Illinois, 600**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4195

This Used 1970 Gibson SG Junior Large Guard in Vintage Cherry is here on consignment. The neck is straight, the frets are still crowned, and the truss rod functions properly. The body features normal wear and tear for a guitar of this age. It's not minty fresh or heavily worn, but it's been played just by someone who treated it fairly well. Included with the guitar is the original case
This era of SG has a chunky neck in terms of depth but it's fairly slim regarding nut width. With 1st fret... more
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Gibson MELODY MAKER Double Cutaway 1964 Vintage Guitar

Gibson MELODY MAKER Double Cutaway 1964 Vintage Guitar

Bellport, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1800

1964 Double Cut Gibson Melody Maker PLEASE LOOK AT ALL PHOTOS! THE LOW OPENING BID DOES NOT REFLECT THE QUALITY OF THIS INSTRUMENT OR IT'S CURRENT PLAYABLITY! A short time ago, an Ebay member offered to buy outside of Ebay. That member was reported. I only sell through EBAY, in auction style, NEVER a direct sale. This protects me and you!
Original pots were checked, pickup, original tuners and hardware. Plays like any great vintage slab-body of the 1960's. The pickup is great, includes the ... more
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Gibson  Melody Maker electric guitar

Gibson Melody Maker electric guitar

Delray Beach, Florida, 334**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$655

This Gibson Melody Maker electric guitar is perfect for professional musicians who want a high-quality instrument for their performances. The guitar features a solid body type with a white color, and it is made of high-quality mahogany material that ensures durability and longevity
It has a 21-fret rosewood fretboard and a maple neck material for a smooth and comfortable playing experience. The set includes a strap and tuner, making it easy to get started right away. This right-handed ... more
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Gibson  Melody Maker electric guitar

Gibson Melody Maker electric guitar

Richland, Pennsylvania, 170**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$745

2007 Gibson Melody Maker electric guitar in a worn white satin finish. This model has 2 pickups. Repaired neck / headstock crack. There are dings, & scratches. Tuners have been switched to Grovers. Weighs 6 lbs 6 8 oz. I have more pics Guitar Info from GuitarDater Project
Your guitar was made at the
Nashville Plant, TN, USA
on July 10th, 2007
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1959 Kalamazoo Gibson Melody Maker D

1959 Kalamazoo Gibson Melody Maker D

Schoolcraft, Michigan, 490**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5985

A unique example of a Melody Maker D that has been modified by the original owner back in the 80's according to accounts from the former owner who inherited this from a family member who passed on . The Original Sunburst paint was removed all but in the control cavity and D neck pick up wire route which is still visible . DiMarzio Vintage 70's first edition PAF's were added along with corresponding DiMarzio controls. Also a switchcraft side body jack was added. The original Switchcraft pick up 3... more
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1964 Gibson SG Junior ridiculous figured Mahogany w / a stop tail & 1 11 / 16" nut !

1964 Gibson SG Junior ridiculous figured Mahogany w / a stop tail & 1 11 / 16" nut !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8495

This is a very cool last of the early 60??s type SG Junior in a nice all original see-thru Cherry finish over a 1 of a kind super figured Mahogany body like no other. Its dot inlaid rosewood fingerboard feels great & its 1 11 / 16?? 1 piece mahogany neck profile is very wide & comfortable. Its headstock has Gibson??s famous gold logo w / a set of 3-in-line single line Kluson tuners. It??s loaded w / a single black P-90 that frickin screams. Its Small pickgard is the last of its type ... more
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Gibson Melody Maker (1965) - Made in USA

Gibson Melody Maker (1965) - Made in USA

Fredericksburg, Virginia, 224**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1500


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Gibson Melody Maker (Refinished)  - 5 83 lbs

Gibson Melody Maker (Refinished) - 5 83 lbs

Lawrence Township, New Jersey, 086**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1499

Condition Notes: Player's Grade - various finish blemishes, chips, dings, and scuffs / scratches throughout entire guitar, ranging from tiny to significant.
Neck / Headstock: Spots of wear - indentations - and small dings in fingerboard especially around lower frets. Tuning machines are non-original. Evidence of former tuning machines is apparent in headstock
Body: Spots of finish wear and discoloration throughout. Bridge has been replaced. Evidence of former bridge is apparent in... more
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Very Nice 2014 Gibson 120th Anniversary Les Paul Melody Maker Guitar ----- Cool!

Very Nice 2014 Gibson 120th Anniversary Les Paul Melody Maker Guitar ----- Cool!

Munster, Indiana, 463**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$825

Very Nice 2014 Gibson 120th Anniversary Les Paul Melody Maker Guitar. Looks, sounds and plays great. Controls have been rewired with individual 500K pots & .022 caps. Guitar does not appear to have been played very much. Shipping is $50 to the continental US; all others use eBay's Global Shipping Program. Sorry, no shipping to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico.... more
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Vintage 1963 GIbson Melody Maker 3 / 4 Doublecut electric guitar VG+ Vibrant Burst

Vintage 1963 GIbson Melody Maker 3 / 4 Doublecut electric guitar VG+ Vibrant Burst

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

$2800

Vintage 1963 Gibson Melody Maker 3 / 4 double-cut electric guitar==VG+ 8 / 10 All Original condition, play wear / light scratches / (mostly) edge dings / light cheaks, but very shiny and vibrant Tobacco Sunburst finish==Straight neck, medium U profile, fret / board wear first 3 or 4 frets==Electronics working properly==Heavy for a MM 3 / 4 at approx 6 lbs, apparently a dense one-piece Hondouran body!==Includes new hard case
If you are considering a purchase, please take a minute and read our ... more
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Gibson SG Junior 1965 Vintage Cherry

Gibson SG Junior 1965 Vintage Cherry

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

$4999

Available for sale is this amazing 1965 Gibson SG Junior in original condition. Includes original chipboard case. The only real flaw in this guitar (besides very honest play wear) is a repaired heel crack. This is fairly a fairly common repair in vintage SG guitars. It sounds amazing and has a nice chunky neck and 1 11 / 16" nut (unlike several Gibson's around this time with small necks and nut widths) frets are original but the guitar still plays easily. Depending on your touch / preference a ... more
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1964 Gibson Melody Maker 3 / 4 Scale Electric Guitar Sunburst w case

1964 Gibson Melody Maker 3 / 4 Scale Electric Guitar Sunburst w case

Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 189**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2400

1964 Gibson Melody Maker 3 / 4 Scale Electric Guitar SunburstWeight: 4 LBS 14 OZall originalsuper feather weight and totally adorablethe second you put it in your hands you know its specialcomes with alligator cardboard case as shown (handle is worn out)frets and neck are excellentsuper cute guitartone knob is chippedlook at the pictures ya genius
D-Town Guitars1109 N Easton rd Doylestown Pa 18902 mon-fri 12-8pm sat 11-3pm EST- closed on sundays
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Gibson Les Paul 120th Anniversary Melody Maker - Manhattan Midnight

Gibson Les Paul 120th Anniversary Melody Maker - Manhattan Midnight

Washington, North Carolina, 278**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$790

Check out this awesome Gibson USA Anniversary Edition!
2014 Model, 120th Anniversary Edition
Good used condition. Neck is straight and frets well
Some surface scuffing and scratching is present
Some little chips in the paint shown in the photos
The color is a matte charcoal gray, but where the arm rests over the top, and an area below the pickups has rubbed to a more glossy finish
Listing is for guitar and hard case only, no cables, amps or other accessories are included. ... more
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Gibson Melody Maker SG w / Vibrola and DimMarzio mid-late 60s - Pelham Blue

Gibson Melody Maker SG w / Vibrola and DimMarzio mid-late 60's - Pelham Blue

Riverside, California, 925**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2200

Very nice and solid late 60's Gibson Melody Maker D w / vibrola. All original parts and finish. The pickup is one DiMarzio single coil it's super strong and snappy It has been used but has been taken care of VERY WELL! All electronics still work and comes with original hardshell case.... more
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Vintage 1965 Gibson Melody Maker Cherry Red

Vintage 1965 Gibson Melody Maker Cherry Red

New York, 100**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1999

Guitar is exactly as pictured.
Buyer pays $125 shipping in the USA, $150 to Hawaii or Alaska, $400 International, $450 to Australia
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Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility
Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying Customs fees are normally charged by ... more
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Vintage 1964 GIbson Melody Maker 3 / 4 Sunburst

Vintage 1964 GIbson Melody Maker 3 / 4 Sunburst

New York, 100**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2795

A clean and original vintage 1964 Gibson Melody Maker 3 / 4 in original Sunburst finish
Plays and sounds killer
A real nice vintage Melody Maker with a 3 / 4 scale that is surprisingly easy to play
Original pickup is warm and strong with a real classic tone, great for recording
Comes with a hard case
Guitar is exactly as pictured.
Buyer pays $125 shipping in the USA, $150 to Hawaii or Alaska, $400 International, $450 to Australia
Pay Pal Accepted
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all original 1961 Gibson Les Paul / SG Junior Jr Cherry

all original 1961 Gibson Les Paul / SG Junior Jr Cherry

Carbondale, Illinois, 629**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$9490


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Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1961 Gibson Les Paul (SG) Junior in its original Cherry finish that has really maintained its brilliance in color. It has a great playing neck with great frets. It's all original and 100% complete including the original chipboard case (the handle is broken, but included). There is a very thin shim underneath the nut. In the control cavity, there is a small chip in the side wall caused by the pressure of the ... more
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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.