The CME Collection | Artist Editions & Signature Models

Browse The Most Extensive Collection Of Artist/Signature Models That CME’s Ever Had Under One Roof!

“What’s in a name?” If you were to pose that question to our gear experts in regard to the now larger-than-ever assortment of premium artist editions and signature models on the showroom floor (or in our CME Vault), a one-word response will almost always suffice, reminding us why we play guitar in the first place: “Inspiration.”

Any guitar player who loves instruments as much as we do probably remembers the moment they picked up a six-string and—for the first time—experienced whatever sense of determination and will that they could muster to begin their own musical journey. But, chances are that it was witnessing an artist whose deep, lasting impression on you make you want to pick up your own guitar and play. 

The CME Collection Group Shots
CME Collection Artist Models

At some point, it probably also made you wonder why they chose that specific guitar you saw them play during that performance. Perhaps, like us, you grew as a guitar player over time and also found yourself learning as much as you could about the tools with which your favorite artists cast a spell across space and time over you and their fans. Maybe that makes you, too, wonder whether certain instruments might be actual, real-life talismans capable of conjuring musical voices from a source beyond ourselves—from the instrument?

Next time you’re at CME, ask about all the artist models in The CME Collection and try out a few of the guitars with names you know, you might discover that just about any artist model in CME manages to evoke the spirit of the artist, and you might find a musical talisman of their own!

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Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature
Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature

Gibson SG Tony Iommi Signature "Monkey" Cherry 2019 LEFTY

$16,999.00
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018 Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Gibson Custom Slash Brazilian Dream Les Paul Signature Sunburst 2018

$16,995.00
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Gibson Custom Shop '69 Jimi Hendrix Flying V Black 2020

$8,995.00
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018
Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018

Gibson Custom J-35 Saito Signature Black 2018

$3,595.00
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow
Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019 Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow

Gibson Chris Cornell Signature ES-335 Sage Green 2019

$13,995.00
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020 Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Gibson Custom Shop Chuck Berry ES-350T Blonde 2020

$11,995.00
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016 Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Gibson Mark Knopfler '58 Les Paul Standard #8 (Signed, Aged) Sunburst 2016

$29,995.00
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1
Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1

Ibanez Bob Weir Signature Model M1 "Cowboy Fancy" Natural 2016

$6,995.00
The CME Collection
The CME Collection Artist Group Shots

A Historic Tradition of Inspiring Players

American manufacturers began making “artist editions” at least as far back as 1843, when C.F. Martin built the first ever X-braced Martin models for one of the most renowned soloists of the era, Madame Delores N. de Goñi. And although it’s not as often that we see de Goñi model come through CME’s doors, we sometimes see a fair number of the earliest artist editions and signature models ever commercially produced—including the Gibson Nick Lucas and Roy Smeck models. 

Gibson Custom Shop Joe Bonamassa Bonabyrd
Gibson Custom Shop Joe Bonamassa Bonabyrd

Gibson Artist Editions and Signature Models At CME

It wasn’t until Gibson made its first forays into electric archtops that an artist became so identifiable with a guitar model that the names of the player and the model became synonymous, with Charlie Christian’s ES-150—now popularly referred to as “the Gibson Charlie Christian model,” which helped expand the popularity of the six-string guitar, overall.

Of course, the most popular name to have become synonymous with a guitar design—Les Paul—has been CME’s bread and butter for as long as we’ve been in the vintage and used business; but we also have a fair number of Trini Lopez models, in addition to decades of blues, jazz and early rock ‘n’ roll guitarist’s names from throughout the decades, like Chuck Berry’s ES-295, B.B. King’s Lucille, and Scotty Moore ES-175 (the last of which inspired the finish on the first gold tops).  

Gibson Custom Shop Flying V
Gibson Custom Shop Flying V

As CME has grown alongside the Gibson USA and the Custom Shop over the 32 years we’ve been in business, we’ve given our customers access to as many names of influential artists as we could get our hands on ourselves!

Now, The CME Collection adds a slew of artist editions and signature models to CME’s walls, giving our customers a unique opportunity to go straight to the source of their own musical inspiration—plus, a chance to play models that are hard-to-find, or no longer in production, in addition to all the guitars Gibson still makes today!

Gibson Custom Shop Flying V

Come channel your idols at CME when you browse the litany of new names included among the horde of premium artist series and signature edition models included in The CME Collection!

Gibson Custom Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul Standard
Gibson Custom Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul Standard

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Help us, help you! Call us at (773) 525-7773 or chat us on our website and we can help find the perfect gear to add to your own collection!

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Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Duesenberg Alliance Jeff DaRosa Signature Catalina Green Burst

$3,152.59
Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Reverend Jenn Wasner Signature Optic Interruption

$1,099.00
Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Charvel Phil Sgrosso Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 H FR E Silverburst

$1,549.99
Jackson Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel Satin Black Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Jackson Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel Satin Black Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Jackson Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel Satin Black Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Jackson Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel Satin Black Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Jackson Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel Satin Black Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Jackson Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel Satin Black

$1,199.99
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Paoletti Signature Richard Fortus #3 Junior Relic White w/Reverse Headstock

$4,299.00
Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Reverend Robin Finck Signature Ice White

$1,299.00
Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Reverend Billy Corgan Signature Z-One Metallic Silver Freeze

$1,499.00
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Reverend Reeves Gabrels Signature Sustainiac Venetian Gold

$1,699.00

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