Gibson Heritage Flat Top Acoustic (1964-1982)
Gibsons mission in 1964 was to create a gibson model guitar that was affordable and embraced by guitar players who followed folk ,country and bluegrass music . This model was the gibson heritage .
It was introduced in 1965 ,the guitar was simple looking, it had square shoulders , spruce top ,brazilian rosewood body with tortoise binding ( back and top ) , tortoise pickguard , and came in natural finishes .
In 1968 gibson started making the same heritage guitars but with indian rosewood bodies and black pickguards .
During the 70s the heritage guitars had large block rectangular inlays , and large curly pointed bridges . Discontinued in 1982 .
Vintage guitar price value :
1964 - 1968 > $2200 to $2600 ( Brazilian rosewood )
1968 - 1982 > $1100 to $1500 ( Indian rosewood )
1964 - 1968 > Avg Upward Trend Of 22% a Year since 2000
1968 - 1982 > Avg Upward Trend Of 7% a Year since 2000
Gibson Heritage - 12 String ( 1968 -1970 )
In 1968 they also made the heritage 12 string guitar with basically the same specs like the heritage 1968 model , flat top dreadnought , indian rosewood or brazilian rosewood back and sides , bound body ( top and back ), were made in natural finishes .
Vintage price value :
1968 - 1970 > $1200 to $1600
Avg Upward Trend Of 9% a Year since 2000
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