This insert describes the Gibson RD Artist bass, last listed in US prices in July 1980 at $899. The text and image shown here are unchanged from the previous catalog listing on page 32 of the 1980 Gibson guitars catalog. The RD Artist bass was one of the close out models (see the inside cover) featured in this folder, which, along with the Ripper, Grabber, and G-3 were replaced in 1981 by the Gibson Victory series.
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