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Vintage Guitar advertising director James Jiskra uses his ’62 Gibson ES-125 running through a Vox MV50 for a bit of jazzy blues.

Gibson’s History

1890s (1902)-present. Founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan by Orville Gibson, a musician and luthier who developed instruments with tops, sides and backs carved out of solid pieces of wood. Early instruments included mandolins, archtop guitars and harp guitars. By 1896 Gibson had opened a shop. In 1902 Gibson was bought out by a group of investors who incorporated the business as Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Manufacturing Company, Limited. The company was purchased by… Turn to page 133 of The Guide to read Gibson’s full history and pricing info.

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