Serial numbers may be useful in determining the year of production of a guitar.
But an incomplete registrations and illogical serial numbers is its history often unclear.
When driven the TTop has a very musical response that is both crisp and aggressive.
When purchased as a set, the neck and bridge pickups are calibrated for optimal balance.
And Gibson is also giving some of its more exotic models facelifts in the coming year. As with all the models carrying the “Faded” designation this year, Gibson aims to evoke the look and feel of a well-loved guitar that has logged countless hours.
A four-string variety (named guitarra latina) existed in Spain in the late thirteenth century.
I mean, c’mon it’s the Gibson factory in the Golden Age. Gibson, like Fender, didn’t like to let things go to waste. So, maybe a little repurposing of damaged parts was normal.
A bad sunburst paint job was often sprayed over with a custom color over at Fender.
References to guitar-like instruments date back many centuries, and virtually every society throughout history has been found to have used a variation of the instrument.
The forerunner of today's guitars were single-string bows developed during early human history.