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The original Gibson Melody Maker was first launched in 1959 and discontinued in 1971.


It had a thin slab-style mahogany body and a glued in one-piece mahogany set neck.


From 1959 until 1961, the Melody Maker had a single cutaway slab body style similar to the early Les Paul Junior model but thinner.


In 1961 the body style changed to a symmetrical double cutaway; (single cutaway being discontinued).


In 1966 The body style was changed again to that of the Gibson SG.


Options available were : one pickup / two pickup / three pickups and even a XII string model.


The one we have here is a 1968 model in one pickup version and in very nice Pelham Blue color that yellowed nicely.


It is in great ALL original condition with untouched soldering. No buckle rash, original frets and hardware.


Comes with original Gibson chipboard black case in great condition.


Colour : Pelham Blue

Body : Mahogany

Fingerboard : rosewood

Tuners : double line Kluson Deluxe

Pot dates : 13765xx (year 1965, week hidden by solder)

Serial number : 900201

Case : original Gibson chipboard black case


1968 Gibson Melody Maker

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