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Gibson periodically releases limited runs of anniversary models celebrating certain milestones.

10th Anniversary Historic SG Custom (2003) Edit

Released in 2003 as a part of a collection of four guitars in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Custom Shop. Production was limited to only 40 units.

  • $6,154 MSRP
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Body:

  • Solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • One-piece construction
  • Historic deep beveling
  • Tapered horn tips
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Slim Taper profile
  • Set-in construction
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Ebony fretboard
    • Mother of Pearl block inlays
    • "10th Anniversary" engraved in 12th fret inlay
    • 12" radius
  • Open Book headstock w/ Holly veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl split diamond
  • 17headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 5/8" scale
  • Nylon nut
  • 1 11/16" nut width
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Binding:

  • Single-ply, neck
  • Multi-ply, headstock

Electronics:

  • Three '57 Classic Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • ~7.9k Ohms DCR
    • Highly engraved covers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 500k pots
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Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Kluson Deluxe tuning machines
    • 12:1 ratio
    • "Green Key" buttons
  • 3-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
    • Wide bevel angle
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • Gold plated
    • Highly engraved
  • 3-ply tenon cover w/ "Les Paul Custom" engraving
  • Black/Gold Reflector knobs w/ pointers
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Highly engraved aluminum stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Diamond White

25th Anniversary 1967 SG Custom Reissue (1992) Edit

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Aftermarket knobs & switch tip

Unlike the contemporary SG Custom, this model used the body of the SG Standard and a Batwing pickguard. Production was limited to 100 units.

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Set-in construction
    • 3 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • profile?
  • Ebony fretboard
    • Mother of Pearl block inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Narrow Open Book headstock w/ fiber veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl split diamond
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply
  • Headstock, multi-ply
  • Fret-edge binding

Electronics:

  • Three 490R/490T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • 7.4k (neck & middle) & 8.1k (bridge) Ohms D.C.R
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  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 500K pots

Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Grover Rotomatic tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 3-ply "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply black/white, blank
  • Black/Gold Reflector knobs
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Wine Red 

30th Anniversary 1961 SG Custom Reissue (1991) Edit

This model commemorates the 30th anniversary of the SG's introduction in 1961. Production was limited to 300 units.

It should be noted that the T.V. Yellow finish this model came in was not as translucent as the original T.V. Yellow.

91 40th anniv

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Set-in construction
    • 3 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Slim Taper profile (.800/.875")
  • Ebony fretboard
    • Mother of Pearl block inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Large Open Book headstock w/ fiber veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl split diamond
    • "30th Anniversary 1961 / 1991"
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply
  • Headstock, multi-ply
  • Fret-edge binding
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Electronics:

  • Three 490R/490T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • 7.4k (neck & middle) & 8.1k (bridge) Ohms D.C.R
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
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Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Grover Rotomatic tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 3-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply black/white, blank
  • 3-ply tenon cover w/ "Les Paul Custom" engraving
  • Black/Gold Reflector knobs
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • T.V. Yellow 

50th Anniversary 12-StringEdit

50th Anniversary Robby Krieger Signature (2011)Edit

120th Anniversary Standard 120 (2014) Edit

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  • $1,899 MSRP

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Set-in construction
    • 4 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Rounded '50s profile
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
    • Acrylic Trapezoid inlays
    • 120th Anniv. banner inlay at 12th fret
    • 12" radius
  • Narrow Open Book headstock w/ fiber veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl crown
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • TekToid self-lubricating nut
    • Cut by Plek machine
  • 1 11/16" nut width
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Binding:
  • Neck, single-ply
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Electronics:
  • Two 490R/498T Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II (neck) & V (bridge) magnets
    • 7.4k (neck) & 9k (bridge) Ohms D.C. resistance
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 500k non-linear
    • "Quick-Connect" circuit board

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Grover Keystone tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 5-ply "Batwing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w with "SG" engraving
  • Black Reflector knobs
  • Zamak Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Heritage Cherry
  • Ebony