The Gibson Super 400 - Art of the Fine Guitar

by Thomas A. Van Hoose
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CLEARANCE PRICED, SAVE $10.95. This loving history traces the evolution of the Gibson Super 400, one of the "great aristocrats" of the guitar world. The development of the Super 400 parallels the rise of big band jazz, country-western, rock-a-billy, bebop, and more recent jazz styles. This guide provides production details, historical anecdotes, comparisons to competing archtops (D'Angelico, Stromberg, D'Aquisto, Epiphone, and Benedetto), more. Over 200 photographs capture the Super 400's design genius, beauty and craftsmanship, including three 8-page color sections. Two appendices cover the Gibson Instrument Numbering System, including pre-war and post-war serial numbers and factory order numbers, and production and shipping totals. Originally published in 1995. 195 pp.

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CLEARANCE PRICED, SAVE $10.95. This loving history traces the evolution of the Gibson Super 400, one of the "great aristocrats" of the guitar world. The development of the Super 400 parallels the rise of big band jazz, country-western, rock-a-billy, bebop, and more recent jazz styles. This guide provides production details, historical anecdotes, comparisons to competing archtops (D'Angelico, Stromberg, D'Aquisto, Epiphone, and Benedetto), more. Over 200 photographs capture the Super 400's design genius, beauty and craftsmanship, including three 8-page color sections. Two appendices cover the Gibson Instrument Numbering System, including pre-war and post-war serial numbers and factory order numbers, and production and shipping totals. Originally published in 1995. 195 pp.