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Gibson Firebird HP Pelham Blue #170018024 - Used  From Gibson Guitars

A super clean 2017 Gibson Firebird HP in a very handsome Pelham Blue.


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Condition: Used, Excellent

From Gibson's "High Performance" series, we have a stunning Pelham Blue Firebird in absolutely excellent condition. Everything about the build, woods, and components on this instrument amount to one word, warmth! The neck-thru design, rosewood fingerboard, and Mini-humbuckers make for absolutely singing sustain, and that creamy, rich tonality we love from these solid Mahogany Gibsons. 

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Top Features

Improved G FORCE™ auto-tuning: Fast, accurate, and great for alternate tunings. Now with even smoother and more silent gears!

Titanium zero-fret adjustable nut: Incredible tone, sustain and durability. Full control over the action. Locking feature.

Neck-through-body, soloist neck: Ideal neck for the guitar soloist. Superb tones thanks to the one piece, increased thickness rosewood fingerboard.Mother of Pearl inlays and white binding

Fast-access heel: Unparalleled access to the high notes

Solid mahogany wings: Historic Gibson tone wood with extra sustain and depth thanks to the neck-through construction

Powerful Mini-Humbuckers: Historic Gibson Firebird tones

Knurled knobs: Adding practicality to looks, the new knurled knobs toggle switch cap add some more grip for a better control during live action.

Aluminum TOM with titanium saddles: Amazing tonal transmission thanks to the titanium saddles and steel locking thumbwheels. Lightweight thanks to aluminum.

Classic controls: 2 volumes, 2 tones, 1 toggle switch for total tonal control. Superb quality of tone transmission thanks to the multi-contact gold plated jack.

Classic Gibson Firebird case: Stylish and protective

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Today's Gibson electric guitars represent the history as well as the future of the electric guitar. The models whose designs have become classics-the ES-175, ES-335, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird, SGs and Les Pauls-are a testament to Gibson's wide appeal, spanning more than four decades of music styles. Gibson's close relationship with musicians is manifest in endorsement models from King, Atkins and jazz greats Howard Roberts and Herb Ellis, plus new Les Pauls made to the personal specifications of rock stars Jimmy Page and Joe Perry. In 1994, Gibson's Centennial year, the new Nighthawk model won an industry award for design, setting the stage for a second hundred years of Gibson quality and innovation.


Model: Firebird HP

Serial: 170018024

Year: 2017

Weight: 8.25 lbs

Body Material: Mahogany

Top Material: 

Body Finish: Hi Gloss Lacquer

Color: Pelham Blue

Neck Material: Mahogany

Neck Shape: C

Scale Length: 24 3/4"

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Fingerboard Inlay: MOP Trapezoid

Number of Frets: 22

Nut Width: 1.745"

Bridge/Tailpiece: Aluminum Tone-O-Matic Bridge

Tuners: G-FORCE Tuners

Number of Pickups: 2

Neck Pickup: 495R

Bridge Pickup: 495T

Controls: 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone, 3-way Pickup Selector

Case: Hardshell