Complete 1956 Gibson Electric Guitar and Amp Catalog

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  1. tonemonster58

    tonemonster58 Senior Member

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    I posted this info in a different thread but I thought it deserved its own post for those that are interested. Many of you have been so helpful to me on this site I wanted to offer something that hopefully some of you all will find useful.

    If you prefer here is a link to the catalog in a downloadable PDF . Thanks goes out to preservation sound website for sharing the resource and all the gurus and sleuths from MLP!

    SORRY MLP family, But I had to delete the photos due to hosting fees from Photobucket. Catalog is still downloadable from the link above...
     
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    Greco Senior Member

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    I like that for the high end they call it "Golden Sunburst" finish, for budget models it's just regular finish. Maybe they were different? Also I notice the LP Special states brown plastic!
     
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    kuhboom Senior Member

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    Love the $110.00 hand written note beside the Junior!
     
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    northernguitarguy SWeAT hOg

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    Thanks for posting! Sticky material!!!:dude:
     
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    kdm Senior Member

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    the LP Special features a "two way toogle switch" :)))
     
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    I like how the LPC is actualy called the "fretless wonder" in the print literature. I would have thought that would have been more of a players' slang or something. Great post!
     
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    Old black & white add giving me GAS. :shock: :laugh2:
     
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    Wow I didn't see this, absolutely fantastic
     
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    Did you noticed that they top wrapped the fret-less wonder too?
     
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    kakao Senior Member

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    One of each, please ..
     
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    Nice, and interesting. Thank you!!
     
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    and if you look close,it also says "guitar only" , then below that they wrote 59.50 next to the Junior amplifier...
     
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    '55 TV with bigsby3.jpg '55 TV with bigsby1.jpg
    3 of my favorites are in this catalog! I am not 100% sure but the GT is a '56 & the TV and Custom are from '55. Vanswer, maybe. If so knock a $1 off. Due credit, of course, goes to Gil.
     
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