Original published 1941 Modern Home Study Course for the Spanish Guitar printed by Montgomery Wards. Note Roy Smeck is featured on the cover with a 1935 Super 400.
Child playing Hawaiian Guitar, circa 1930's.
Inside cover of the 'Modern Home Study Course', 1941 with Roy Smeck.
Great piece of sheet music, not found in the 'Gibson System' series, that was published by Gibson in the early 1940's.
Piece of sheet music featuring Nick Lucas and his Gibson, Jan. 1, 1931.
1936 leather binder for a 4-part series of the Gibson System. More of this system can be seen in the Gibson Music Books tab.
A cover letter that came with the 4-part series of the 'Gibson System' above. I am sure the children back then appreciated this!
This site will continually be updated over the next few years. Over the long-haul, I have managed to collect lots of Gibson pre-war ephemera and historical items. I
really enjoy adding pieces and hope that each item will help to shed more light on the early years of Gibson......in the meantime, enjoy the site and let me know what you think in the comment
Keep checking back. This is a busy year for me and as I get back to myinflightschedule
(April 8, 2015) I will have A LOT of new prewar items from my collection that I will be sharing........also, don't forget to post a note in the Guestbook about your thoughts on this site!