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Vintage guitars for sale: Gibson Explorer

The Explorer was one of the legendary trio of solid body guitars created by Gibson President Ted McCarty at the Kalamazoo plant in the late 1950s. Along with the Gibson Moderne and Flying V, the original Explorer featured a body of Korina - an African wood better known as limba - and the latest innovations in guitar design and hardware, most notably the new humbucker pickups. Despite it being the dawn of the space age, the new guitars were just too futuristic and did not sell. Well at first... it gained acceptance in the late 1970s/early 1980s, and several reissues later, the Explorer is one of Gibson's bread and butter models.

'50s Grover Rotomatic USA GIBSON EXPLORER Guitar Nickle Tuner Set PAT. PEND

RARE 1st Version '50s Grover Rotomatic USA Guitar Nickle Tuner Set as used on 'V' Headstock Gibson Explorer! PAT. PEND.FLAT BACK!PEARLOID BUTTONS! Don't think you are going to see these for sale again anytime real soon! MEGA-RARE! Good / average condition. I've had them for over 30 years as part of a large lot obtained from a retired guitar repairman - always wondered what they were for. Imagine my surprise when I saw that book illustration (second pic)! Obviously you can also use the 3 bass ... more

Vintage 1978 Gibson Explorer Guitar Black With Original Case USA

Up for bid is a Vintage Guitar, Very Good Used Condition As Shown, Please see photos for details, Plays & sounds great, Neck is straight, I just about never do any restorations on instruments but this one is an exception, When I purchased this guitar it had the worst amateur attempt at a restoration that I have ever seen, Terrible can spray paint etc., I just got this back from Pat Wilkins in California and he has done an amazing job, The paint looks like day one, Unfortunately the serial number... more

'81 GIBSON EXPLORER II - Second EX2 - True **VINTAGE** 1981 EX-2 WITH CASE!

11011 Baltimore Ave.Suite BBeltsville, MD 20705 '81 GIBSON EXPLORER II - Second EX2 - True **VINTAGE** 1981 EX-2 WITH CASE! Atomic Musichas used its best efforts to inspect the item(s) for sale and create descriptions and furnish photographs that fairly and adequately depict the type, condition and image of the goods at the time of sale.Atomic Musicmakes no express or implied warranties or representations regarding the condition or suitability of the goods and to the extent allowed by law, ... more

Vintage GIBSON guitar book 1950s 1959 explorer Les Paul 335 printed 1970s

Very informative Vintage Gibson book In good condition with signs of age and use Guaranteed be as pictured Features all of your favorite highly collectible original vintage guitars... more

Gibson Explorer Type E.Guitar Free Shipping 1984 Black with Hard Case

Gibson Explorer Type E.Guitar Free Shipping 1984 Black with Hard Case·Condition : Used ·There are small scratches or paint peeling and dent, but not noticeable much, Good condition. ·No problem with the output and electrical system. ·Hard case (Key not goods, more damaged) ·Pickups are numbered stamped PAF at the front and rear has been exchanged for JACKSON. · ·Rear pick up escutcheon, internal thread of 6 string peg, strap pin is exchanged. · ·The metal fittings on the strap side of ... more

Sorina New Gibson Electric Guitar Telecaster Deluxe Explorer 1970s-1980s Project

Sorina New Gibson Electric Guitar Telecaster Deluxe Explorer 1970's-1980's Black Finish Project Mysterious Sorina Telecaster Deluxe? "New Gibson Electric" red logo at headstock? Be the talk of the town with this enigma! Plywood Explorer Body with Maple(?) Neck. The rest is a mystery Korean? Japanese? Bottom of bridge has HB embossed on it. Tailpiece says nothing on bottom. Selling as is for parts or repair. This is a project guitar. It's pretty rare and although not the finest instrument in ... more

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