Gibson Hummingbird Vintage Cherry SB Dreadnought #12656089  From Gibson Guitars

Gibson Hummingbird Vintage with a thermally cured top drawing out that vintage look and sound

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The True Vintage/Vintage models Gibson is doing these days have got to be the next best thing to the rare, improbably expensive vintage jewels out there on the market.  Authoritative and warm, this guitar literally turned heads with the first strum after our luthier had finished fine tuning the setup.  Comfortable as can be, too--short scale dreadnoughts always end up feeling like the perfect compromise between power and playability.  But you won't be compromising anything by making room for this stellar blast from the past!

 

Condition: Used, Great


Manufacturer's Description from Gibson Guitars

Introduced in 1960 as Gibson’s first square-shouldered dreadnought, the Hummingbird arrived at the dawn of a new era in music, and was rapidly embraced by the prime movers on the scene. Built with Thermally Cured sitka spruce top, the new 2016 Hummingbird Vintage reflects the appearance and performance of those early iconic instruments.

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About Manufacturer

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.

Specifications

Serial Number: 12656089

Year: 2016

Top Wood: Thermally Cured Sitka Spruce

Back/Sides Wood: Mahogany

Glue: Franklin Titebond 50

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Truss Rod:Single Action

Neck Profile: Round

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 4.38 cm / 1.725" 

Scale Length 24.75"

Side Dots Color: Black

Headstock: CF-100

Headstock Logo: MOP Gibson Block and Crown

Fingerboard Inlays: MOP Parallelograms

Finish: Vintage Cherry Sunburst, Hi Gloss Lacquer

Tuners: Gold Gotoh

Bridge: Belly Up Traditional, Rosewood

Saddle: Bone

Pickguard: Cast Hummingbird

Hardshell Case