NGD - a rare bird

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by RL52, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. RL52

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    7F33C0E3-D7B3-49A4-83EB-3AD624539A0E.jpeg 1980 Gibson Hummingbird 60's Reissue, few days ago.
    Had sold a 2012 with the baseball bat neck and a rubber doormat pickguard and with hopes of finding a 67-69 model.

    Most were damaged and expensive or good and way expensive.

    Has the really nice shallower neck, nice finish and pickguard is Martin like thin with etchings and hand painted.

    Sounds great.
     
  2. Paul in Colorado

    Paul in Colorado Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Happy NGD! I've always liked those.

    I had a friend who had a mid-60's model. While he was in the military, his brother sold it. He still misses that guitar.
     
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    Wow very nice guitar! I'm liking it!
     
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  4. VWAmTele

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    Beautiful - great guitar. I too like the late 60's neck on Gibson acoustics. I have a J-160E but with a 'late 60s' neck (special order).
     
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  5. Hiker

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    That guitar AND those fretmarkers, Congrats!
     
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    Awesome Find - I'll bet the tone is really amazing and will only get better with age.
     
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    My favorite acoustic model. Very nice.
     
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  8. RL52

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    Gibson should reissue the reissues.
     
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    I bet it's loud as a cannon! very groovy guitar. I want one.
     
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    Groovy!
     
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    Nice find!!!
     
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  12. studio1087

    studio1087 Telefied Silver Supporter

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    What a beauty! Congratulations.
     
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    What a beauty!
     
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    hummingbirds and doves rock, nice score!
     
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    Oh yes, that's nice.
     
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    Nice! My first good guitar for 20 years was a Hummingbird, then I had two more but it’s been at least 20 years since the last one. I tell myself I gotta have another one while I can still play at all but the right one just hasn’t fallen into my lap and I look constantly. Enjoy that guitar. They are sweet. Me back with my first love. B948FE86-8F8C-45AE-BC83-C2735F7FD8E3.jpeg
     
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