2011 Gibson Flying V Traditional Pro Ebony V. For Sale · 2011 Gibson … Flying V. Unmarked Solid Body Electric Guitar.
If I’m not mistaken, 1958 was the first year of the Flying V, which means that although they may be limited in quantity, there was certainly produce much more than 12 of they did and certainly more than three or four of them circulating. 1957 was a year of prototype, and I would bet that there were probably more than 12 of those made as well.and price levels they mention are fish so. For a while, the guitar workshop in my town had acquired two Flying Vs: one (production model) and 1958 (prototype) 1957.
The ’58 was valued at $ 50,000. I do not remember that the ’57 was evaluated, but it was several thousand more – and rang several thousand to have holes drilled for a bridge replacement which was later restored to stock.Those are reasonable prices for guitars that time probably the rarity and stay in good shape. $ 200,000 to $ 250,000 sounds like madness to me, if a specific guitar that has some additional historical importance – after being detained by a significant other, played an important recording or live performance in a significant, etc .
I am s R the basic meaning of the story is true, but the details grow into a tall tale. “The Gibson Flying V Faded White Guitar from 1958 to 1959 is one of the guitars produce the most valuable models on the market, ranked at No. 5 on the 2011 Top 25 published by Vintage Guitar, and worth between $ 200,000 and $ 250,000. “As for how many were made in 1958 Explorer had less than 50 is another source indicates about 20, so I think the Flying V would be more than that, but not by much maybe 100 or more. I see. The next time I’m in elderly Instruments, I could ask if they know how many 1958s were made and how many of them could have reached the price stated in the article.