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gibson nouveau NV-6

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gibson noueau collectible

I received a Gibson Nouveau model NV6 for Christmas in 1987 and have always been amazed at how well it played and how good it sounds. I've taken it onstage several times (in coffee shops and dive bars). Yet when I've been strapped for cash and thought of pawning it I was only offered $180 dollars.
If you see one of these guitars for that price get it quick. You won't be sorry.

Re: gibson noueau collectible

Further reading on this site turned up the word laminate associated w/ gibson nouveaus. Are they not spruce, mahagony, and ebony?

: I received a Gibson Nouveau model NV6 for Christmas in 1987 and have always been amazed at how well it played and how good it sounds. I've taken it onstage several times (in coffee shops and dive bars). Yet when I've been strapped for cash and thought of pawning it I was only offered $180 dollars.
: If you see one of these guitars for that price get it quick. You won't be sorry.

Re: gibson noueau collectible

I think the back and sides are mahogany, I'm pretty sure the fretboard is rosewood and the top is spruce. This guitar really does rule.

: Further reading on this site turned up the word laminate associated w/ gibson nouveaus. Are they not spruce, mahagony, and ebony?

:
: : I received a Gibson Nouveau model NV6 for Christmas in 1987 and have always been amazed at how well it played and how good it sounds. I've taken it onstage several times (in coffee shops and dive bars). Yet when I've been strapped for cash and thought of pawning it I was only offered $180 dollars.
: : If you see one of these guitars for that price get it quick. You won't be sorry.

Re: gibson noueau collectible

Funny, I also bought a gibson/epiphone acoustic nouveau 6 in 87, I agree it is a wonderful guitar and was made in Japan. Strangely, this "nouveau" series seemed to be discontinued after one season and we hear very little any more about Japanese made gibson acoustics - except the rare specialty shop models - I hear there are still gibson products coming out of Japan but very expensive. Mine had ebony fingerboard and bridge, a very orangey mahogany back (contoured) and sides (all very high quality tight - grained wood)and gotoh tuners. It was a guitar far ahead of its time in terms of quality materials and workmanship. Why are you interested after all these years? I gave mine away to my nephew to improve on and now I'm regretting it. I recently bought a top of the line Art & Luthier (think Seagull) and it reminds me so much of that old nouveau....

Roy

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: Further reading on this site turned up the word laminate associated w/ gibson nouveaus. Are they not spruce, mahagony, and ebony?

:
: : I received a Gibson Nouveau model NV6 for Christmas in 1987 and have always been amazed at how well it played and how good it sounds. I've taken it onstage several times (in coffee shops and dive bars). Yet when I've been strapped for cash and thought of pawning it I was only offered $180 dollars.
: : If you see one of these guitars for that price get it quick. You won't be sorry.

Gibson Nouveau

Gibson Nouveau

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Gibson Nouveau

There is very little out there on this guitar. Orion Blue Book lists prices on the Nouveau model NV 6 as original MSRP of $400. Used Retail $180. Used Wholesale $100. all USD. I saw one recently and thought it would be a good buy for a nice player.

Re: Gibson Nouveau

I bought a 12 string Nouveau by Gibson last year. The Model Number is NV-12, and the serial number is 7810677. It plays beautifully with a very rich tone. I recently got a Gibson B-25 12 string (which is a 3/4 size), and I really don't need both. If anyone wants to contact me about buying the Nouveau 12 string, please email me at BruceW5828@aol.com. I paid $400 for it last year, and it's in just about mint condition (9.5 out of 10). There's also a new case the store threw in for nothing... not a lined hard shell case, but a hard cardboard case. The guitar has a natural spruce top, mahagony sides, back, and neck, and ebony fretboard... with lots of fancy inlay. it's really quite pretty.

Re: Gibson Nouveau

: I bought a 12 string Nouveau by Gibson last year. The Model Number is NV-12, and the serial number is 7810677. It plays beautifully with a very rich tone. I recently got a Gibson B-25 12 string (which is a 3/4 size), and I really don't need both. If anyone wants to contact me about buying the Nouveau 12 string, please email me at BruceW5828@aol.com. I paid $400 for it last year, and it's in just about mint condition (9.5 out of 10). There's also a new case the store threw in for nothing... not a lined hard shell case, but a hard cardboard case. The guitar has a natural spruce top, mahagony sides, back, and neck, and ebony fretboard... with lots of fancy inlay. it's really quite pretty.

I'm interested in a Gibson B25 12-string which I found in a local music store and was wondering what you paid for yours or if you know what the range of values might be. It is a 1962 and the finish is in great shape. They are asking $800.

Re: Gibson Nouveau

I picked up the jazz archtop (nvj-n) for $800 in Seattle. It was on consignment, so they couldnt bring it down, but it had a superior sound that any other jazz guitars under $1500.

flamenco collection

Si de verdad os gusta el flamenco, tengo unas colecciones que os interesan.

Un saludo

Re: flamenco collection

: Si de verdad os gusta el flamenco, tengo unas colecciones que os interesan.

: Un saludo
svp je veut qlq partition de flamenco pour un debutant

GIBSON NOUVEAU

IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GIBSON NOUVEAU GUITAR. I CAN NOT SEEM TO FIND ANY INFORMATION SO FAR,WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT THIS GUITAR.

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

Well I read the other responses and I too have never, ever seen more info on this guitar. This guitar was a steal! Some guy put it in a local classified flyer you pick up for free at convenience stores and gets mailed free to homes. The ad said GIBSON ACOUSTIC $100. I went to the place flying since this flyer had just come out. I thought some non-musician person did not know what they had. The guy was a guitarist but it was not actually a full-blooded Gibson. Like the other guy said on his post, it had a big NOUVEAU logo across the top of the head and then the word Gibson in smaller letters going up & down the head in between the string tuners but also on the front of the head. I tested it out and was stunned at how good it sounded. I always hated how only the expensive Martins and Taylors and Guilds only sounded this way yet the $300 Takamines, Yamahas, that sound good too, never sounded THAT good. Yet, here I was with a guitar being sold used for $100 that sounded only slightly less good than those expensive guitars. Then, to top things off, the guy had bought a REAL Gibson HARDshell case with it. A new hardshell Gibson case alone costs more than $100. Needless to say, I took it and have never been so happy with a guitar purchase. If I were offered $350 for it right now, I would not sell it. That would not get me the same sound from an acoustic at SamAsh or Guitar Center. It would have to be about $500 and then I would only do it if I don't have money to put food in my family's mouths or I'm going to get kicked out for not paying the rent or something. Again, it's a great guitar for the money and I will play it live any day.

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

: IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GIBSON NOUVEAU GUITAR. I CAN NOT SEEM TO FIND ANY INFORMATION SO FAR,WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT THIS GUITAR.

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

 GIBSON NOUVEAU

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Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

: : IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GIBSON NOUVEAU GUITAR. I CAN NOT SEEM TO FIND ANY INFORMATION SO FAR,WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT THIS GUITAR.

I own a Gibson Nouveau, model NV-6. I bought it around 1993, I think, for around $500, and never saw its like again. Luthiers have told me that it was a Japanese made model that was only in circulation for a short time and was more commonly found in the northern part of the U.S. (I'm from Texas.)
I would like to know more about mine, as well. I love its tone and prefer it above many much more expensive guitars that I have played. I fingerpick a lot, and it has an ideal woody depth that I like.
It has the word Nouveau written across the top of the headstock in art nouveau type lettering and Gibson is printed downward inside an inlaid diamond shape, instead of the more familiar Gibson logo. The traditional logo, however, is printed on the sticker inside the instrument, so I'm pretty sure it's a real Gibson.
Good luck on finding out more information, and tell me what you learn.

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

So here´s the Nouveau Departement from Germany/Europe.
I don´t even know the model name of my beautiful blond Nouveau by Gibson Jazz guitar. I bought it right on the spot in a ´tiny music store near Heidelberg/Germany about 15 years ago. I´ve never seen one since and I do appreciate the information here. Is there any one picture of these (and my !?) guitars online? I´d really like to know more about them and especially about mine. There aren´t any signs or stickers on it - except the described Name(s) on the head stock. Glad to hear from anyone from anywhere.

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

: : : IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GIBSON NOUVEAU GUITAR. I CAN NOT SEEM TO FIND ANY INFORMATION SO FAR,WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT THIS GUITAR.

: I was curious about the gibson nouveau also and came across this page. I am still very glad to say I still own and love my 12 string acoustic. I bought it in Arizona in 1986 for about $550 including the hardshell case. Before I bought it I tried alot of others, including very high dollar ones. As soon as I strummed it the first time I fell for the tone and new this was the one. I've been around the world and in many different conditions of weather environment and it has held up very well. The tone is still very good and I have thought about selling it at different times but I don't think I could replace it for tone and quality unless I spent $1000 to $2000 to replace it. I have also found it hard to find info on this guitar but have gleaned from the comments on this page. I'll hang on to it since I have not seen any others like it. Who knows maybe it will really become a sought after collectible???

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

 GIBSON NOUVEAU

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Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

 GIBSON NOUVEAU

This popular thread has been given its own page : Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

: : : IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GIBSON NOUVEAU GUITAR. I CAN NOT SEEM TO FIND ANY INFORMATION SO FAR,WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT THIS GUITAR.

: I own a Gibson Nouveau, model NV-6. I bought it around 1993, I think, for around $500, and never saw its like again. Luthiers have told me that it was a Japanese made model that was only in circulation for a short time and was more commonly found in the northern part of the U.S. (I'm from Texas.)
: I would like to know more about mine, as well. I love its tone and prefer it above many much more expensive guitars that I have played. I fingerpick a lot, and it has an ideal woody depth that I like.
: It has the word Nouveau written across the top of the headstock in art nouveau type lettering and Gibson is printed downward inside an inlaid diamond shape, instead of the more familiar Gibson logo. The traditional logo, however, is printed on the sticker inside the instrument, so I'm pretty sure it's a real Gibson.
: Good luck on finding out more information, and tell me what you learn.

I also own a Gibson Nouveau NV-6. My dad gave to me not too long ago. He purchased it sometime in the late '80s. I have had the same problem finding information on it. If you find anything please let me know.

Jason

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

: : : : IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GIBSON NOUVEAU GUITAR. I CAN NOT SEEM TO FIND ANY INFORMATION SO FAR,WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT THIS GUITAR.

: : I own a Gibson Nouveau, model NV-6. I bought it around 1993, I think, for around $500, and never saw its like again. Luthiers have told me that it was a Japanese made model that was only in circulation for a short time and was more commonly found in the northern part of the U.S. (I'm from Texas.)
: : I would like to know more about mine, as well. I love its tone and prefer it above many much more expensive guitars that I have played. I fingerpick a lot, and it has an ideal woody depth that I like.
: : It has the word Nouveau written across the top of the headstock in art nouveau type lettering and Gibson is printed downward inside an inlaid diamond shape, instead of the more familiar Gibson logo. The traditional logo, however, is printed on the sticker inside the instrument, so I'm pretty sure it's a real Gibson.
: : Good luck on finding out more information, and tell me what you learn.

: I also own a Gibson Nouveau NV-6. My dad gave to me not too long ago. He purchased it sometime in the late '80s. I have had the same problem finding information on it. If you find anything please let me know.

: Jason

Check out the book "Gruhn's Guide To Vintage Guitars" for a little information on the Nouveau by Gibson line. It's in the back somewhere.

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

I bought one in 1988 in NJ. It was my first guitar. This guitar RULES. Don't ever sell it or give it to anyone. I would agree with your description. It definately is Japanese. I remember the sticker on mine. This is a good sign. Years ago Fender made it's imported Stratocasters in Japan. Now they make them in Korea or Mexico. The action is kind of chunky and as a novice I quickly found out that a Stratocaster is alot easier to play. I used to go to music stores and try new acoustics. With one exception (a rosewood Gibson dreadnaught I bought a couple of years ago) I could never find an acoustic that sounded as sweet as the NV-6. Even the top of the line Gibson which at 1200 cost 4 times more than the NV-6 (I paid 300 back in 1988), had frets which overhung the edges of the fretboard and had to be filed. So from a quality perspective I have to hand it to those Japanese. From a sound perspective it's a bit warmer than the rosewood one (Same body style). I think the NV-6 has mahogany back and sides. I had to replace the bridge a few years ago and decided to try to lower the bridge to make the action less chunky. THIS WAS A BAD IDEA. After I lowered the action the sound got really tinny (I tried everything) so I ended up changing the bridge hieght back to what it was. Great Guitar- still my favorite. Good luck with yours.

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Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

I own an Epiphone Nouveau Spotlight which is a solidbody electric. Its a very well made instrument for the price and it looks and sounds great. I wrote Gibson for more information on the Nouveau line:

Nouveau: Gibson introduced a line of flat top guitars under the Nouveau by Gibson brand in 1986. Nouveau bodies and necks were made in Japan and then shipped unassembled to the U.S. where they were then assembled and finished. Electric models joined the line in 1987. Gibson moved the Nouveaus to the Epiphone line, under the brand Nouveau by Epiphone, by September 1987. Electrics were moved to Epiphone by February 1988. the entire Nouveau line was discontinued by early 1989.

Regards,
Roger Ball
Gibson customer support

: : : : IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GIBSON NOUVEAU GUITAR. I CAN NOT SEEM TO FIND ANY INFORMATION SO FAR,WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT THIS GUITAR.

: : I own a Gibson Nouveau, model NV-6. I bought it around 1993, I think, for around $500, and never saw its like again. Luthiers have told me that it was a Japanese made model that was only in circulation for a short time and was more commonly found in the northern part of the U.S. (I'm from Texas.)
: : I would like to know more about mine, as well. I love its tone and prefer it above many much more expensive guitars that I have played. I fingerpick a lot, and it has an ideal woody depth that I like.
: : It has the word Nouveau written across the top of the headstock in art nouveau type lettering and Gibson is printed downward inside an inlaid diamond shape, instead of the more familiar Gibson logo. The traditional logo, however, is printed on the sticker inside the instrument, so I'm pretty sure it's a real Gibson.
: : Good luck on finding out more information, and tell me what you learn.

: I also own a Gibson Nouveau NV-6. My dad gave to me not too long ago. He purchased it sometime in the late '80s. I have had the same problem finding information on it. If you find anything please let me know.

: Jason

Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

 GIBSON NOUVEAU

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Re: GIBSON NOUVEAU

: I own an Epiphone Nouveau Spotlight which is a solidbody electric. Its a very well made instrument for the price and it looks and sounds great. I wrote Gibson for more information on the Nouveau line.

:
: Nouveau: Gibson introduced a line of flat top guitars under the Nouveau by Gibson brand in 1986. Nouveau bodies and necks were made in Japan and then shipped unassembled to the U.S. where they were then assembled and finished. Electric models joined the line in 1987. Gibson moved the Nouveaus to the Epiphone line, under the brand Nouveau by Epiphone, by September 1987. Electrics were moved to Epiphone by February 1988. the entire Nouveau line was discontinued by early 1989.
:
: Regards,
: Roger Ball
: Gibson customer support

:
: : : : : IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GIBSON NOUVEAU GUITAR. I CAN NOT SEEM TO FIND ANY INFORMATION SO FAR,WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT THIS GUITAR.

: : : I own a Gibson Nouveau, model NV-6. I bought it around 1993, I think, for around $500, and never saw its like again. Luthiers have told me that it was a Japanese made model that was only in circulation for a short time and was more commonly found in the northern part of the U.S. (I'm from Texas.)
: : : I would like to know more about mine, as well. I love its tone and prefer it above many much more expensive guitars that I have played. I fingerpick a lot, and it has an ideal woody depth that I like.
: : : It has the word Nouveau written across the top of the headstock in art nouveau type lettering and Gibson is printed downward inside an inlaid diamond shape, instead of the more familiar Gibson logo. The traditional logo, however, is printed on the sticker inside the instrument, so I'm pretty sure it's a real Gibson.
: : : Good luck on finding out more information, and tell me what you learn.

: : I also own a Gibson Nouveau NV-6. My dad gave to me not too long ago. He purchased it sometime in the late '80s. I have had the same problem finding information on it. If you find anything please let me know.

: : Jason

I have a guitar i cant seem to find out about too, it matches your descriptions but its an epiphone, solid body mahogany body and neck all in one and a really nice maple top, and it has the diamond on the headstock with gibson written on it with the epihone logo in big letters, 24 fret neck with V shapes instead of dots on it. i baught in a wee pawn shop in inverness scotland, it needed work.... the pick ups in it were called "select" i think made by emg, they didnt work so i put others in and it sounds great, lots of sustain and tone. I would love to find out if it realy is an epiphone/gibson nouveau spotlight?? it doesnt say on it?
Neil Mac. email~~> blueb4subrise1@aol.com

Nv-6

The nv-6 noveau is a Real GIBSON. You can find them in Gibson books. They were made in 85 and they made less than 700. It's not a million dollar guitar but in ten year it will be worth alot more. You could get 4 to 600 for it.

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 GIBSON NOUVEAU

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Tablatures

Hello to everyone, do you have any Ottmar Liebert´s tablature??

I you do, please send me all that you have.

Thank´s a lot

Re: Tablatures about flamenco music

: Hello i was wondering if you could send me tabs from the last gipsy kings album i believe it title somos gitanos or if there is more about flamenco, please send me all that you have.

: Thank´s a lot

Re: Tablatures about flamenco music

: Hello to everyone, do you have any Ottmar Liebert´s tablature??

: I you do, please send me all that you have.

: Thank´s a lot

Re: Tablatures about flamenco music

: : Hello to everyone, do you have any malaguena tablature??

: : If you do, please send me all that you have.

: : Thank´s a lot

Re: Tablatures

: Hello to everyone, do you have any Ottmar Liebert´s tablature??

: If you do, please send me all that you have.

: Thank´s a lot

mojtaba from Iran

: : Hello to everyone, do you have any Ottmar Liebert´s tablature??

: : If you do, please send me all that you have.

: : Thank´s a lot

meanwhile I hve got so many tablature might be useful for you .

Re: Tablatures

: : Hello to everyone, do you have any Ottmar Liebert´s tablature??

: : If you do, please send me all that you have.

: : Thank´s a lot

meanwhile I hve got so many tablature might be useful for you .

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