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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.

Vintage GIBSON 1976 EXPLORER Guitar Enamel Pin Pin Back Made in the USA

You are bidding on a GIBSON 1976 Explorer Enamel Pin . The pin measures approximately 1 1 / 2 inches and is in good condition showing minor wear. A wonderful collectible for any Gibson Guitar Collection. Thank you for bidding today.Best Offer We appreciate your offer. We consider all reasonable offers after item has been listed for 48 hours or 2 days. Offers that are too low for consideration are automatically declined. Terms Please Read Description and view photos Carefully as we no longer ... more

lot of 2 vintage Gibson guitar poster 1983 85 scorpions explorer map shape

Here is a lot of 2 1980s era Gibson posters.These posters are in pretty good shape for their age but some are better than others. First off a pretty cool promo poster for the explorer & the scorpions in a period that was about to go total cheese ball.This one is from about 1985.Still a cool period for the scorpions.This has a little edge wear.Second is the map shape guitar is in good shape with no fraying on the edges.This one is from 1983.These need to be framed especially the map shaped as its... more

1957 Gibson Explorer Headstock template and Kluson Tuners 57 First Year set RARE

1957 Gibson Explorer Headstock template and Kluson Tuners! Not a replica, relic or reproduction, this is the real deal from 1957. Consider an original Explorer can sell for well over $600, 000.00 the parts specific to the Korina Explorer are just as rare and extremely sought after by collectors that are lucky enough to own one of these iconic instruments ever made. I purchased this from a Long time Gibson dealer; this is what he told me about it: “This has been in my desk since the late ... more

'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

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