30: 1983 Gibson Spirit Vintage Guitar With Hard Case
This guitar is used, but in fantastic condition. Through this auction we are able to offer a number of fantastic vintage and contempoary guitars, at the best prices that you will ever find. This lot is for a: 1983 Gibson Spirit Vintage Guitar With Hard Case This has to be one of the most beautiful guitars ever made! Simply Stunning. Below is a detailed description of this little known, but wonderful Gibson model: The Gibson Spirit is a lesser-known model produced from 1982 to 1986 by Gibson in the Nashville, TN and Kalamazoo, MI factories. The Spirit appears to have been modelled after the Les Paul Junior double-cutaway model, with the primary differences being the use of modern single-coil and humbucker pickups, and cutaways at the 20th fret rather than the 22nd. All spirits have a double-cutaway design, with the upper horn slightly longer than the lower. The neck is set (glued) into the body and has 22 frets with pearl dot inlays. Some models have flamed/tiger maple tops and transparent/sunburst finishes. Truss rod covers on Spirit models vary, with most simply saying "Spirit" Humbuckers are Gibson 1959 Les Paul Reissue models (sometimes called "Tim Shaw" pickups after the Gibson engineer who led the design team). Some of these pickups have white coils and get mistaken for Dirty Fingers, but they are medium-output alnico pickups, whereas Dirty Fingers are high-output ceramic pickups. Early models have the upper strap button located on the back of the guitar at the neck joint, while later models have a strap button at the tip of the upper horn. Tuners are typically the Kluson-type "tulip" knob tuners, though some Spirits (particularly XPL models) have enclosed tuners.
This guitar is in used, but lovely condition. If you need further photos or details, we will be only too happy to provide you with them.