1984 Gibson Designer Series "Black & Gold" Explorer


Located in Seattle


Get your shred on! Up for sale is a 1984 Gibson Designer Series “Black & Gold” Style 20 Explorer in its original finish. This example is entirely original less the pickups and wiring being swapped out for an active EMG setup, giving it a true Hetfield vibe. Other features include triangle knob design, no pickguard, Grover tuners, and factory gold hardware. Overall in very good to excellent condition less some light play wear and a few minor dings / dents. Pro setup in house and comes complete with its original hardshell case.


Year: 1984.

Model: Designer Series "Black & Gold" Explorer

Serial: 81284570.

Finish: Black & Gold.

Case: Original hardshell case.

Weight: 7lbs. 11oz.

Condition: Excellent condition less some light play wear and dings and dents.

Modifications: None.

Comments: An incredible, shred-able, '84 Explorer Designer Series in Black and Gold!