Gibson Custom Shop 1965 Non-Reverse Firebird V 12-String Reissue Biscay Aqua VOS 7.10 #CS401460

Serial Number: #CS41460
Weight: 7 lbs 10 oz

The 12-string electric guitar has been a mainstay of popular music since the mid-1960s when its unmistakable jangle was embraced by bands such as The Beatles and The Byrds. Gibson’s iconic EDS-1275 has starred on many classic recordings and concert stages the world over, but for those who prefer to play a 12-string electric guitar without a six-string attached to it, Gibson Custom is proud to introduce the 1965 Non-Reverse Firebird V 12-String Reissue. This recreation of the highly collectible model from 1965 remains faithful to the guitar that inspired it, with one key improvement – a full 1 11/16” neck width instead of the narrower neck found on the original. We also returned to the classic 1959 Oldsmobile color chart that has been the source of some of the historic Gibson custom colors for the beautiful Aqua Mist VOS finish. Equipped with a pair of Firebird pickups with Alnico 5 magnets, it delivers all the sparkle and chime you need in a well-balanced, highly playable, vintage-inspired electric 12-string.

Other specifications include:

  • Body Style Firebird
  • Body Shape Non-Reverse Firebird
  • Body Material Mahogany
  • Body Finish Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
  • Profile Traditional 1960s SlimTaper™ C Profile
  • Scale Length 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
  • Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius 304.8 mm / 12 in
  • Neck Material Mahogany
  • Fret Count 22
  • Frets Authentic Medium-Jumbo
  • Nut Material Corian
  • Nut Width 42.86 mm / 1.687 in
  • End Of Board Width 56.89 mm / 2.239 in
  • Inlays Nitrocellulose Dot
  • Joint Hide Glue Fit
  • Finish Aged Nickel
  • Bridge ABR-1
  • Tailpiece 12-String Claw
  • Tuning Machines Kluson Six on a Side Strip (x2)
  • Pickguard 3-ply White Non-Reverse Firebird
  • Truss Rod Standard
  • Truss Rod Cover Black
  • Control Knobs Gold Top Hat with Silver Insert
  • Control Covers Non-Reverse Firebird
  • Strap Buttons 2
  • Neck Pickup Firebird Alnico 5
  • Bridge Pickup Firebird Alnico 5
  • Controls 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 500k CTS Potentiometers, Bumblebee Capacitors, Hand-wired Harness
  • Pickup Selector 3-way Slider
  • Output Jack Switchcraft 1/4″
  • Strings Gauge .010, 010, .013, .013, .008, .017, .012, .026, .018, .036, .026, .046
  • Case Custom Shop Hardshell
  • 7 lbs 10 oz
  • CS41460

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