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1966 “Torpedo Joe” Les Paul owned by Billy Gibbons (photos)

agogetr

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Doesn't Billy Gibbons also claim he owns a Modern ?

With all the custom guitars Gibbon's has been photoed with I take little stake in this photo & claims made in reference to photoed guitar !
my pal was a gibson sales rep in the fifties and sixties, he told me when he retired he still had about 6 older gibsons he sold to a guy in the bay area and one was the moderne. he had an office at gibson too.
he has a small music store now and i get guitars from him sometimes (last was a totally worn 100% super cool 57 strat) maybe he saw this custom built paul?
i have been leaving messages with him theres a refin 52 goldtop in a 5 latch case he was going to hook me up with also he was going to sell me gibson marketing items etc from his gibson days, a mutual friend told me he is really sick. heck he must be coming up on 80. usually when i call him he knows there is a deal to be had so it worries me he isnt calling back. i want to ask more about who got the moderne. maybe billy gibbons doeas have one?
 

deytookerjaabs

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Bump!


Torpedo Joe Verified Real Deal Holyfield, an OG and it looked like the real deal too.



Yep that is the second one I saw, and it is definitely the real deal. :)

^^^^ Gibson hath spoken

jiPzQHGh.jpg


What a cool guitar.
 
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sweiger

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Bump!


Torpedo Joe Verified Real Deal Holyfield, an OG and it looked like the real deal too.





^^^^ Gibson hath spoken

jiPzQHGh.jpg


What a cool guitar.
ÜberCool.
Gibson: How about doing a Torpedo Joe reissue limited edition?
 
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