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Gibson Super 400 China Dragon Custom Masterpiece Archtop

This blog is generally dedicated to finding you deals on eBay, but often it will bring you news of cool and unusual stuff. It's not necessarily a "deal" unless you happen to be a millionaire. The other day, we brought you the Cozart electrics which, if you watch for a while, you can catch on auction for under a hundred bucks. This one is the opposite end of the price spectrum. This auction on eBay offers a super-customized Gibson Super 400 that is an objet d'art . I am surprised it's not on auction at Sotheby's or some other high-end elite auction house. The guitar features stunning inlay and woodcarving unlike anything you've probably experienced. It's on the vulgar end of gaudy, but it is pretty amazing to see. Premium woods with ornate handcarved bas-relief sculpture of a Chinese dragon on the top and back on premium curly maple. Elaborate abalone inlay in the fingerboard and headstock. Just look at the carved dragon scales on the back of the neck