1968 to 1981 Gibson stopped dotting the “i” in their logo on some of their instruments during this period. Most models get a dotted i again in 1972, with the rest following suit from 1981 onward.
What year did Gibson change their logo?
1947 In 1947, the Gibson logo underwent its most radical change. The result was the birth of the classic emblem, which has served as the base for Gibson logo designs ever since. The old-style calligraphy was gone.
Why do Gibson necks break?
Timber holds its strength along the grain, the larger part of the neck uses the grain to its advantage, However, if the angled back headstock is carved from the same piece of timber as the neck the string tension now passes through the grain instead of with the grain, making it prone to breaking.
Why did Gibson destroy guitars?
According to the former employee, Gibson chose to destroy a large amount of Firebird X guitars, after the model was met with poor sales. “[The Firebird X] was a horrible guitar, with too much technology all based on Windows 98 or something,” Wilkes revealed.