> >

1976 Gibson Explorer Reissue

$8,495.00
Year
1976
Manufacturer
Gibson
Model
Explorer Reissue
Condition
Excellent
Description

This is a very “Rare” late 1975 or early 1976 production Gibson Explorer Reissue in a factory Polaris White finish. Its got a medium to full size mahogany neck w/an unbound dot rosewood fingerboard. Its got 1 original “Tarback” Humbucker in its rhythm position & a cool period Seymour Duncan “Invader” pickup in its Lead position. Its got its original pots dated to the 36th week of 1976. Its very lightweight & its tone quality is unmistakable ! That fat Mahogany body sings which it was always a favorite of “The Edge” from U2. Its got an original set of Gibson 6-in-line Kluson Tuners used only on this guitar. Its got what appears to be an original Nashville Bridge & Stop Tailpiece. Still sporting its original single layer White pickgard & Gold Speed Knobs. Its 100% original (albeit 1 pickup) & in excellent condition overall showing a good amount of play time wear. 1976 was the first year for the new Gibson Explorer after it’s been discontinued in 1959 ! Gibson only made 67 White Explorers in 1976 – this one even has an unusual 6 digit stamped serial number from the factory c.1975 prior to the new decal logo w/serial # under the clear coat finish. Comes in its original black/red lined square hardshell case.

1976 Gibson Explorer Reissue

$8,495.00

SKU: 12152 Categories: , ,

Description

This is a very “Rare” late 1975 or early 1976 production Gibson Explorer Reissue in a factory Polaris White finish. Its got a medium to full size mahogany neck w/an unbound dot rosewood fingerboard. Its got 1 original “Tarback” Humbucker in its rhythm position & a cool period Seymour Duncan “Invader” pickup in its Lead position. Its got its original pots dated to the 36th week of 1976. Its very lightweight & its tone quality is unmistakable ! That fat Mahogany body sings which it was always a favorite of “The Edge” from U2. Its got an original set of Gibson 6-in-line Kluson Tuners used only on this guitar. Its got what appears to be an original Nashville Bridge & Stop Tailpiece. Still sporting its original single layer White pickgard & Gold Speed Knobs. Its 100% original (albeit 1 pickup) & in excellent condition overall showing a good amount of play time wear. 1976 was the first year for the new Gibson Explorer after it’s been discontinued in 1959 ! Gibson only made 67 White Explorers in 1976 – this one even has an unusual 6 digit stamped serial number from the factory c.1975 prior to the new decal logo w/serial # under the clear coat finish. Comes in its original black/red lined square hardshell case.

Additional information

Make

Gibson

Model

Explorer Reissue

Condition

Excellent

Year

1976