Gibson updates its Exclusives Collection with perhaps its tastiest finish to date – Deep Purple

Gibson Exclusives Deep Purple collection
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In May 2021, Gibson debuted its Exclusives Collection of electric guitars – a family of uniquely finished ES-335, Les Paul, Flying V and SG models that, as the name implies, were only available directly from the Gibson website.

Though the collection was expanded over a year later with the introduction of another Flying V, the overall finish options remained the same: Drab Olive or Ebony.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.