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Good Grief: Another Great Guitar at Goodwill!

Good Grief: Another Great Guitar at Goodwill!

1959 Gibson Melody Maker

So … After my initial blog about the 1957 Strat at Goodwill, I’ve had numerous inquiries as to if that was real or just a hoax; I assure you it was real.  Man, the truth is, Up until that time the Goodwill auction site was totally off my radar as good hunting ground for vintage instruments.  But ever since, I’ve been keeping my eyes on that site.  Here is a super clean 1959 Gibson Melody maker that just sold for a very reasonable price, check it out!

http://www.shopgoodwill.com/viewitem.asp?itemid=33278912

1959 Gibson Melody Maker

1959 Gibson Melody Maker

1959 Gibson Melody Maker

1959 Gibson Melody Maker

1959 Gibson Melody Maker

It was listed as “Gibson Burnt Coffee Electric Guitar-Powers On”.  What the heck???  Burnt coffee?  And how exactly does a guitar “power on”?  Because of the hilarious description, I thought maybe I could sneek in and get her for a steel, but it ended up selling for about $1,500;  a great deal for someone, but still too rich for my blood.

Next, I’ve just gotta mention this guitar I found on Goodwill; the title was “Gibson Mahogany Bass Electric Guitar”.  Now, this one is REALLY hilarious because 1) it’s not a Gibson, 2) it’s not Mahogany, and 3) it's not a bass!  They got EVERYTHING wrong!  So the lesson is “buyer beware”, Goodwill doesn’t know a thing about guitars, so you the buyer had better!  Oh, and it only sold for about fifty bucks, so I guess nobody was suckered into believing it was a “Gibson Mahogany Bass Electric Guitar”.  Have fun y’all, keep pickin’ … and keep grinnin’.

http://www.shopgoodwill.com/viewitem.asp?itemid=33307606

Talent Les Paul Style Guitar

Talent Les Paul Style Guitar

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