Gibson Catalog 1930-1931

The 1930-1931 catalog presented Gibson’s lineup of archtop guitars, which were transforming the realm of guitar music with their robust sound and projection, well-suited for the big-band and orchestral styles that were prominent at the time.

The L-5 model received a special highlight as it had already become a favored instrument among jazz guitarists, acclaimed for its warm tone and strong acoustic presence.

Gibson Catalog PDF 1930-1931

We’re grateful for your interest in this pivotal moment in Gibson’s history, as presented in the 1930-1931 catalog.