Gibson Explorer 1975 - 1979

Gibson Explorer 1975 - 1979

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  • Gary's Classic Guitars LLC
    Loveland, OH, United States
    (220)
    1977 Gibson Explorer
    Used – Very Good
    Price$8,495
    + $110 Shipping
    Gary's Classic Guitars LLC
    Loveland, OH, United States
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    City Of Newport Beach, CA, United States
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    City Of Newport Beach, CA, United States
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Overview

1975 marked the Explorer's return to Gibson's production line, with a design largely similar to the original '50s models, with the exception of the body material changing from korina to mahogany. The initial re-release was actually a Limited Edition run in catalogs alongside Gibson's Bicentennial models, but the Explorers sold well enough Gibson expanded the finish options and kept the guitar in production through the end of the '70s, when it was replaced by the Explorer E2 (though versions of the original design would still leak out of the factory through the early '80s).

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Explorer
Finish
  • Ebony
  • Natural
  • White
  • Wine Red
Year
  • 1975 - 1979
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Shape
  • X-Style
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Color Family
  • Black
  • Red
  • Tan
  • White
Model Family
  • Gibson Explorer
Number of Frets
  • 22
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Offset Body
  • Yes
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Series
  • Gibson Norlin Era

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