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GIBSON | CATALOGS | 1964 | PAGE 4

Gibson Super 400CES, L-5CES and ES-175D

1964 Gibson electric guitars catalog page 4

Gibson Guitar and Bass 1964 Guitar and Bass catalog. Page 4. The Electric Spanish guitars continue with three full-size hollow-body jazz guitars. The very fine Gibson Super 400 CES and L-5 CES and probably the best known jazz guitar of all time, the Gibson ES-175D.

Just like the Artist series of electric Spanish guitars on the previous two pages, the Super 400CES and L-5CES were available only on a special order basis from the Gibson Custom instrument department (Upstairs in the Kalamazoo plant). These were some of the finest guitars ever built in America.

1964 US zone 1 prices were: Super 400CES $935 ($960 natural finish), L-5CES $810 ($825 natural finish) and ES-175D $390 ($405 natural finish).

1964 Gibson electric guitars catalog, page 4: Super 400CES, L-5CES and ES-175D
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1970s Ventura ES-175 Natural

1970's Ventura ES-175 Natural

Nazareth, Pennsylvania, 180**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1299

Just in is this killer Japanese made 70's Ventura ES-175 copy. This was made right along side the ibanez guitars and sold under the Ventura brand
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weight 7 2lbs
Nut width 1 11 / 16th
Depth at 1st fret 0 86
Depth at 12th 1 06
This is a killer Lawsuit era Ventura ES-175 Guitar
This guitar was rescued from being up in an attic for years. The strings still had tension on them so the Glue in the neck loosened up when it was hot so we had it reset and now it is in ... more
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Vintage 1950s Gibson Rosewood Archtop Bridge and Base - L-5ces, Super 400 ES175

Vintage 1950's Gibson Rosewood Archtop Bridge and Base - L-5ces, Super 400 ES175

Chicago, Illinois, 606**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$495

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1967 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst

1967 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst

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

$6999

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1970 Gibson Super 400 CESN

1970 Gibson Super 400 CESN

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

$12995

1970 Gibson Super 400 CESN, Blonde finish, Top of the line guitar with carved spruce top, Gold hardware, Ebony fingerboard with split block pearl inlays, No volute, Says made in USA, No dot over the I, Orange label, Attractive Maple back and sides, Carved bridge with abalone inlays, Plays and performs beautifully, EC+, Original hard case
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1968 Gibson ES-175 D Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst w /  Pat # Pickups

1968 Gibson ES-175 D Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst w / Pat # Pickups

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

$7500

Up for sale, a 1968 Gibson ES-175D in exceptional condition and in perfect working order, complete with a hardshell case. A clean vintage example, this ES-175 boasts its original "patent sticker" humbuckers, delivering a detailed and dynamic range of tones. Acoustically, the fully hollow maple body delivers a big, open sound with both the immediate attack and clarity of maple, and an airy, smooth quality befitting the hollowbody construction. These patent sticker humbuckers both meter in the mid... more
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1978 Gibson ES-355 TDW Walnut, Custom Ordered Super 400 Inlay w /  Case & Hangtags

1978 Gibson ES-355 TDW Walnut, Custom Ordered Super 400 Inlay w / Case & Hangtags

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

$8800

Up for sale, a 1978 Gibson ES-355 TDW in collector-grade condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case, factory paperwork, and stereo cable. A custom-ordered one-off example, this vintage Gibson features chrome hardware from the factory, as well as split pearl block Super 400-style inlay on the ebony fingerboard
The untouched factory wiring is still set up for stereo operation, with both the original stereo splitter cable and a modern TRS to Mono 1 / 4" ... more
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1957 Gibson SUPER 400-C Sunburst

1957 Gibson SUPER 400-C Sunburst

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

$13900


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Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1957 Gibson Super 400 in its original brilliant Sunburst finish which shows off its incredible flame maple back, sides and neck. It has a great playing neck with good frets as it has been re-fretted. The bottom of the bridge base was filed down to help lower the action. It's all original with the exception of the '60's Gibson bridge, frets, the nut, and the small gold nut on the end of the pickguard bracket ... more
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1957 Gibson ES-175 D

1957 Gibson ES-175 D

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

$15995

1957Gibson ES-175 D, Gorgeous! Early First year PAF humbuckers (pre stickers), LovelyTobacco Sunburst finish, Full feeling ??57 neck profile, Had an added Bigsby thatwas removed and the original ??zig zag?? tailpiece is back on, Nice player, Greatguitar, One owner, EC+, Original Brown Hard Case... more
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1956 Gibson ES-175  - Sunburst

1956 Gibson ES-175 - Sunburst

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

$6200

One of the most versatile hollow archtop guitars ever made, the ES-175 has prominent roles in rock, jazz, blues, country, prog?? you name it. Owed mainly to its evolving construct, the 1950s version featured P-90 single coil pickups, a trapeze tailpiece, the iconic Florentine cutaway, maple body and neck and Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. This guitar is all original and ready to go. W / HSC
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1968 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst Electric Guitar Archtop Hollow Body #509180

1968 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst Electric Guitar Archtop Hollow Body #509180

Columbia, South Carolina, 292**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8500

This is a BEAUTY and a great collectors dream. Gibson Es-175D. ALL parts are original and in great playing condition. Comes with the Gibson case. From the product number it was union manufactured from 1968-70. If you have any questions or need additional views please contact me
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1959 Gibson ES-175 100% Unopened PAFs, Wiring Harness as used 59 Les Paul

1959 Gibson ES-175 100% Unopened PAF's, Wiring Harness as used 59 Les Paul

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

$23000

This is the best year for these as far as investment goes. Yes, it is a great playing and sounding guitar in excellent original condition. Finding one of these that has not been stripped of it's electronics and magical pickups is pretty rare today. Add these are the hottest pickups we have seen in one of these w the bridge output of 9 1 and neck at 8 3. Not cheap but well worth the price
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Vintage! 1974 Gibson Custom L-5 CES Electric Archtop Guitar Honey Burst + OHSC

Vintage! 1974 Gibson Custom L-5 CES Electric Archtop Guitar Honey Burst + OHSC

Thousand Oaks, California, 913**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$9995



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1950 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst Jazz Archtop Electric Guitar with Hardshell Case

1950 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst Jazz Archtop Electric Guitar with Hardshell Case

Harrisonville, Missouri, 647**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6995

1950 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst Jazz Archtop Electric Guitar with Hardshell Case






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1950 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst Jazz Archtop Electric Guitar with Hardshell Case
This great 2 owner guitar guitar came in my store today and I just had to have it. This beauty was purchased new in Ojai, Califonia by a Mr. James Hollis, who was a country musician and ealry member of the California Old Time Fiddlers Asscoaition, District 8. Jim moved to Ventura, Ca. after ... more
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1970s Ventura ES-175 Natural

1970's Ventura ES-175 Natural

Acworth, Georgia, 301**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1300

Early 1970's pre lawsuit Ventura copy of a Gibson es-175. Amazing condition for an almost 60 year old guitar. This one has upgraded pots, tuners, wiring and Gibson 57 Classic pickups, really nice, full, round sound when plugged in. Your chance to get into a decent jazz box at a nice price! All sales are final. It comes with the hard case.
All sales are final. 89 00 Domestic shipping. See instructions for International shipping.

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GIBSON ES175 VINTAGE 1965 - VERY WELL MAINTAINED - ALL ORIGINAL- GIBSON HC CASE

GIBSON ES175 VINTAGE 1965 - VERY WELL MAINTAINED - ALL ORIGINAL- GIBSON HC CASE

Bedford, Texas, 760**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5500

GIBSON ES-175 ACOUSTIC / ELECTRIC CUTAWAY - 1965 ALL ORIGINAL - S#367240 KALAMZOO FACTORY - UNDER SERIAL #STAMP IS A 2 INDICATING A FACTORY SECOND BUT THERE ARE NO DEFECTS. THE UNIQUE CHERRY SUNBURST FINISH WAS USED ON A VERY SMALL NUMBER OF THIS MODEL MOST YEARS VERY WELL MAINTAINED ALL MAPLE BODY WHICH IS PERFECT COSMETICALLY & SHOWS VERY SLIGHT WEATHER CHECKING IN THE LAQUER. THE NECK IS PERFECTLY STRAIGHT. THE ACTION IS VERY LOW FOR EASY PLAY ACTION. A VERY SMOOTH EBONY FRETBOARD w /... more
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1968 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst Hollow Body Jazz Electric Guitar w /  Case #53302

1968 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst Hollow Body Jazz Electric Guitar w / Case #53302

North Hollywood, California, 916**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7495

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1968 Gibson L-5CES a stunning example w / gorgeous Flamey Maple ready to enjoy.

1968 Gibson L-5CES a stunning example w / gorgeous Flamey Maple ready to enjoy.

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

$12495

This is a really cool Arch Top that's an exceedingly unusual special order model L-5CES from 1968. It's got a gorgeous rich Honey Sunburst finish over a nice grainy ??carved?? spruce top w / a round "Venetian" cutaway. It's maple back & sides are outstandingly flamey. Its beautiful full feeling & playing 5 piece maple neck sports 1 of the last Black Stingers w / out a volute. Its got a white bound Ebony fingerboard w / beautiful pearl block inlays. You get a killer variety of jazz tones ... more
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1976 Gibson ES-175T Electric Guitar Wine Red Original W / Case Repair Free CLEAN!

1976 Gibson ES-175T Electric Guitar Wine Red Original W / Case Repair Free CLEAN!

Spring Hill, Florida, 346**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4500


Great Original Condition Overall!
1976 Gibson ES-175T Single Cutaway Thin Body Electric Guitar
Original Wine Red Finish
All Original With The Exception Of Strap Buttons
Comes With The Purple Lined 70's Gibson Hard Shell Case Pictured
*1-11 / 16" Nut Width *
*Weighs 6 Pounds 5 Ounces *
*24 3 / 4" Scale Length *
*Original Patent Number Pickups *
*No Damage, Breaks Or Repairs *
PLEASE DO NOT mistake picture glare for flaws . If you think you're seeing ... more
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Gibson L5S guitar

Gibson L5S guitar

Colby, Kansas, 677**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6425

This Gibson L5S electric guitar is perfect for any musician looking for a top-quality instrument. With 22 frets and a beautiful design, it is sure to impress on stage or in the studio. The brand is well-known in the music industry and this model is highly sought after by guitar enthusiasts. It is also listed under the Musical Instruments & Gear and Guitars & Basses categories on eBay, making it easy to find for those searching for an exceptional guitar. It comes with the original Gibson... more
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1971 Gibson ES-175D Cherry Sunburst OHSC- Excellent Condition

1971 Gibson ES-175D Cherry Sunburst OHSC- Excellent Condition

Redondo Beach, California, 902**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4495

This is a Beautiful 1971 Gibson ES-175D in Excellent Condition This guitar is All Original Serial #760105It has a Striking Cherry Sunburst Finish Mahogany Sides with a Florentine Cutaway3-Ply Binding around the body Original Humbuckers with "Gibson" embossed on the PU coversMahogany Neck with Rosewood Fingerboard20 Fret NeckFrets are in Excellent ConditionNeck is Straight - it was just set upThere is a small bit of of de-lamination inside the cutaway (see picture)The original owner (who's ... more
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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.