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Customers have been able to order custom-tailored models throughout Gibson's history, even before their actual Custom Shop existed. This is a list of all known custom ordered SG models.

1976 SG Standard/Custom Edit

76 cst ord 2
  • May 1976: $595 ($2,639 in 2018)

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish
76 cust ord

Neck:

  • 3-pc laminated Honduran Mahogany
  • Set-in construction
    • 3 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 20th fret
  • Ebony fretboard
    • Block inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Volute
  • Large 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 9/16" nut width
76 cst ord 3

Order Invoice

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply
  • Headstock, multi-ply
76 cst ord 4

Warranty Card

Electronics:

  • Two Bill Lawrence "Super Humbuckers"
    • Indox 7 ceramic magnets
    • ~5.4K (neck), 7.5K (bridge) Ohms DCR
    • Epoxy-mounted
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Grover Keystone tuning machines
  • 5-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w with "S-G" engraving
  • Black Speed knobs w/ pointers
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece

Finish:

  • Cherry