The most amazing fact about Gibson is that they were first to market with the very first electric guitar, the 1936 ES150 (although many sources state that the first ES150's were shipped starting in 1937).
view more » $85,000 Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1961 Gibson 3/4 scale Les Paul Junior in its original faded Cherry finish. It's all original and 100% complete along with its original soft case.
The case has had some damage and has been modified.
I really enjoy adding pieces and hope that each item will help to shed more light on the early years of Gibson.....the meantime, enjoy the site and let me know what you think in the comment section!
Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1939 Gibson EH-150 steel guitar in its original Sunburst finish.
1920's, when Gibson's Lloyd Loar designed the first f-hole guitar, his Master Model L5.
This invention had a major impact in the look and sound of guitar/mandolin manufacture because up until this time, the tops of guitars had only a large sound-hole.
Blues Guitar Workshop) in Memphis at the request of Barry "Byrd" Burton of The Amazing Rhythm Aces, and who was also a session player with Sam Phillips at Sun Studios in Memphis.
Byrd had very specific preferences for his guitars,…
(Eventually I will add some postwar pieces from the '40's and '50's to show Gibson's evolution after the war).
Everything I have written has been backed up by facts and integrated into this site from prewar Gibson catalogs, Gibson Music books, Gibson prewar advertising and brochures.
Not only because of the many shapes and styles, but because of the company's rich history. and Foreign patent stamps, this Virzi Tone Producer was removed only after opening-up the mandolin.