“Welcome to the guitar collection. On the second floor of our store we have on display over 300 guitars and more than 50 amps that I’ve accumulated over the years. The friends and customers that have visited us seem to really appreciate being able to view this, so we thought we would share it with our online friends and fellow guitar enthusiasts as well. Enjoy!”
– Dave Rogers
The items in Dave’s Collection are not available for purchase.
- Gibson X
Natural, Serial # 154560.
Sunburst, Serial # A3943. When Ted McCarty started at Gibson in 1948, one of his first concerns was to develop and enlarge Gibson’s line of electric guitars. Among these new… READ MORE
Cherry, Serial #48894. A very rare color for this model! The Gibson ES-175 debuted in 1949 as an affordable, yet high quality professional alternative to the existing 17” wide ES-300… READ MORE
Firebird III, ’65
Sunburst, Serial # 258940. Transitional model with reverse body, P-90 pickups, and Kluson strip tuners instead of banjo tuners! Very rare! In 1962 Gibson president Ted McCarty decided that a… READ MORE
Les Paul Standard, '59
Cherry Sunburst, Serial # 9 1942, One of the most valuable and influential solid body electric guitars ever made. This one came from the family of the original owner. She played played… READ MORE
Les Paul Deluxe, '73
Sunburst, Serial # 100774.
Firebird I, ’64
Cardinal Red, Serial # 191966. Firebird I’s are hard to find in Sunburst, but custom colors are very rare indeed! My good friend Paul Munden found this one for me… READ MORE
Les Paul Gold Top, ’58
Serial # 8 1131 By the early 1950’s, popular recording artist Les Paul had been working on a solid body guitar for a number of years. Only the impressive sales… READ MORE
Les Paul Deluxe, '71
Sunburst, Serial # 971758.
Firebird I, '64
Sunburst, Serial # 179985.
Les Paul Gold Top, '57
Serial # 7 6172, All mahogany with a dark back, A very light 7.8 pounds, PAF’s, and rings like a bell!
Bicentennial Firebird '76
Sunburst, With the red, white and blue bird on the guard.
Thunderbird Bass, '64
Sunburst, Serial # 198742.
Les Paul Gold Top, '56
Serial # 614014, I kept this one to show the progression of the Les Paul. This guitar features the stop tail piece and the tune-o-matic bridge. The P90’s would be… READ MORE
Natural, Serial # 00230419.
Firebird V, '66
Sunburst, Serial # 851851. Non Reverse
Les Paul Gold Top, '55
Serial # 5 5676
Explorer Reissue, '91
Natural Korina, Serial # 9 1002. This is the prototype for the Historic ’59 Explorer Reissue. It was pictured in the first Gibson Historic Series Catalog.
SG Junior Tenor, '66
Cherry, Serial # 407024.
Les Paul Gold Top, '54
Serial # 4 3427, A very rare all gold version. They don’t get any cleaner than this one.