Gear Locker: Gift Ideas from Gibson Guitars

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Gear Locker: Gift Ideas from Gibson Guitars

Check out our Gibson Guitar Gift Guide, with a few amazing instruments for your consideration.


For the Newer Player
Gibson Les Paul Studio 60’s Tribute

In honor of unique incarnations of the Les Paul from the 1960s, Gibson USA is proud to present the Les Paul Studio ’60s Tribute. With the fast SlimTaper™ neck and the P-90 pickups that appeared on the Les Paul when it was reintroduced in 1968, the Les Paul Studio ’60s Tribute is a powerful and versatile guitar, at a price that won’t dent the budget. This guitar comes in four grain-textured satin finishes: Satin Vintage Sunburst, Satin Gold Top, Satin Honeyburst and Satin Ebony Black.  MSRP $1,399 – For more information, click  HERE


Gibson Melody Maker Special

In the spirit of the countless Melody Makers that have been upgraded over the years by players aiming to emulate the performance of more up-market guitars, Gibson USA introduces the Melody Maker Special. This great guitar offers all the no-nonsense, slab-bodied styling of the original Melody Maker, but updated with the legendary P-90 pickups as found on the Les Paul Special, as well as a full-sized Les Paul-style headstock. With these features, and a choice of four nitrocellulose satin finishes; Cherry, Yellow, Ebony, and Blue Stain – The Gibson Melody Maker Special provides outstanding value in a genuine, USA-made Gibson electric guitar. MSRP – $1,099 For more information, click  HERE

For The Rockstar – Mid Price

Gibson Les Paul Classic Custom

The Les Paul Classic Custom from Gibson USA stands true to its heritage, keeping the unique touches that make it stand out at a price players will appreciate. Featuring premium tonewoods and top-flight appointments, this is an instrument of astounding beauty and surprising versatility. With all the legendary power of the Les Paul Standard, and a Custom look that stands out from the crowd, the Les Paul Classic Custom is available in your choice of five stunning high-gloss nitrocellulose finishes: Antique Natural, Goldtop, Cream, Wine Red and Ebony Black, all with chrome-plated hardware for a look that is subtly elegant.

MSRP $2,999 – For more information, click  HERE.


Gibson Midtown Standard

Gibson USA mixes historic design with modern styling to create the ultimate hybrid Gibson, a new breed of electric guitar that offers ultimate “Tonestry.” This new guitar creates a whole new level of sonic versatility, resulting in an instrument that’s perfect for an amazingly wide range of musical genres. With a trimmed-down and more player friendly body size that still emulates the best of Gibson tradition, built with solid-wood construction, the Midtown Standard with Bigsby® embodies the optimum marriage of solidbody and archtop—and its twin ‘57 Classic humbuckers and Bigsby® vibrato tailpiece are the icing on the cake. MSRP $2,149 For more information click HERE

Gibson Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s breakthrough Nevermind album, Gibson USA is proud to introduce the Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass. Through his distinctive playing with groundbreaking grunge band Nirvana, Krist Novoselic has distinguished himself as a bassist of formidable tone and unmistakable style. To honor this musician’s impact on the sound of contemporary rock, Gibson USA presents the Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass, an instrument primed with unparalleled playability and powerful contemporary tones, all dressed in an alternative style that countless modern bassists will appreciate. Finished in Ebony Black nitrocellulose lacquer, the distinctive lines of the RD body shape cut a figure that definitely stands out from the crowd. MSRP – $2,199 For more information, click HERE

Gibson Custom Collectors Choice #2 1959 Les Paul Standard “Goldie”

Launched in the spring of 2010, Gibson Custom’s Collector’s Choice™ ’59 Les Paul series focuses on meticulous recreations of rare and specific existing examples from the extremely short run of Les Paul Standards produced in 1959. The second model produced in this series, is a guitar that presents several of the most desirable aspects of these highly sought-after electric guitars. Crafted with close analysis of the original by Gibson Custom, “Goldie” embodies the spirit of the Collector’s Choice™ series by recreating this original individual ’59 Les Paul in as near-to-perfect detail.”Goldie” will be reproduced in strictly limited numbers. MSRP $11,762 For more information, click HERE.



For the Man Who Has Everything

Gibson Firebird X



The Gibson Firebird X takes the guitar instrument to new heights of functionality and usability for the professional player and the aspiring enthusiast. Using technologies that didn’t exist a few years ago, Gibson has enhanced an instrument to unbelievable performance and creative heights. The enhancements touch every aspect of the instrument, such as its wireless and Bluetooth capabilities and thousands of new sound options made possible via the micro processors in the guitar’s body. The future of the guitar has arrived. MSRP $5,570 – For more information, click HERE

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