Gibson Flying V 1980 White

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $2,050$3,195

Since its original reintroduction in 1966, the Flying V has seen its fair share of versions with a number of different hardware and cosmetic variations. While many Flying Vs from the late '70s and early '80s used uncovered humbuckers and exotic finishes to match the style of the era, Gibson did produce some with more traditional appointments like this standard model from 1980. 

Years of Production: 1958 - 1959, 1966 - 1980, 1983 - 1988, 1991 - present

Unique to this Year: Gibson extended the length of the headstock in 1979

Body Style: V-shaped solidbody

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Dual covered humbuckers, two volume and one tone control, tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece

Notable Players: Marc Bolan, Jimi Hendrix, Albert King


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