Gibson headstock logos

Bill Hicklin

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Here's one that Ted McCarty designed or had designed in the 50s but was never used, until Gibson resurrected it for the Reverse Explorer in 2008:



And here's one proposed for the Moderne:

 

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My 2000 SG Standard Ltd Edition, same logo for Les Paul Limited edition


 

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i don't know what was going on at Gibson between 1969 and around 1972, but the logos are all really crudely done during this time. I've had a couple of guitars that had this, and many of the pictures in this thread seem to as well. I had a 69 Byrdland that was nice but the logo seriously looked like a fake!
 

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Hi everybody.

I got 2 Les Paul Deluxe 1973 with different headstock logos.

Is this normal?

1973 Goldtop (with Grover tuners)


1973 Cherry sunburst


Many thanks and best wishes.
 

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You posted a photo of what you referred to as "Banner Logo" Gibson heads-stock. I believe the "Banner Logo" appeared like this here picture shown. Actually, I own a 2012 Gibson Southern Jumbo with Banner Logo head-stock. Banner is where the "Only Gibson Is Good Enough"
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I'm re posting this from page 4 because, for one thing, it's a 91, not 90. Also, there is no dot over the i.
I've looked around google for other 91 LP Standards and they all have dots over the i's.
Did they just forget to put one on mine?
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Headstock on my les Paul custom shop tree of life the only Gibson I have kept.
 

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Great post. Damn, for all the flack they are getting online right now Gibson’s sure are sexy, desirable beasts.
 


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