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Used - Gibson Custom Shop 1963 Firebird V VOS Heather Poly

Availability: In stock



When Gibson hired famed automotive designer Ray Dietrich to create a radical new solid body guitar, Rock 'n Roll history ensued. With its offset shape, neck-through construction and scorching mini-humbuckers, the '63 Firebird V became an instant classic. Custom Shop is proud to present this exacting replica of a vintage original, which uses authentic contours, dimensions and construction methods for an incredible ownership and playing experience.

Other specifications include:

  • Body Shape Designer
  • Body Material 9-ply Mahogany/Walnut Neck-Through
  • Binding Fingerboard 1-Ply Cream
  • Weight Relief None
  • Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer VOS (Vintage Patina)
  • Neck Material 9-ply Mahogany/Walnut Neck-Through
  • Profile (.797"/.987")
  • Scale Length 24.75" / 628.65mm
  • Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
  • Fingerboard Radius 12"
  • Number Of Frets 22
  • Frets Authentic Medium-Jumbo
  • Nut Material Nylon
  • Nut Width 1.69" / 42.85mm
  • End of Board Width 2.24" / 56.89mm
  • Inlays Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
  • Joint Neck-Through Construction
  • Hardware Finish Nickel
  • Tuner Plating Nickel
  • Bridge ABR-1
  • Saddle Material Nickel-plated Brass
  • Tailpiece Maestro Vibrola
  • Tuning Machines Deluxe Banjo Tuners
  • Pickguard 3-Ply White/Black/White Firebird Hot-stamped
  • TrussRod 2-way Adjustable
  • Truss Rod Cover Black 1-Ply Gibson Hot-stamped
  • Control Knobs Gold Top Hats w/ Silver Inserts
  • Switch Tip Cream
  • Control Covers Black
  • Strap Buttons Aluminum
  • Pickup Covers Nickel
  • Neck Pickup Firebird Alnico V
  • Bridge Pickup Firebird Alnico V
  • Controls 2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots, Hand-Wired Harness
  • Pickup Selector 3-Way Switchcraft
  • Output Jack Switchcraft
  • Strings .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case Custom Shop Hardshell
  • Accessories Certificate of Authenticity
  • FB5M2M14943
  • 8 lbs 9 oz
  • #100055

For more information on this Gibson Custom Shop instrument, please contact us.

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Serial Number #100055

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