Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab Johnny Winter 1964 Firebird V Aged Polaris White 8.4 #JWFB004

Serial Number: JWFB004

Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson’s legacy through accuracy, authenticity, and attention to detail.

One of the most notable proponents of the Gibson Firebird, blues-rock legend Johnny Winter, was well known for his love of the design. This 1964 Firebird V is based on one of Johnny’s most well-known Firebirds. The specs reveal an astonishing level of detail and accuracy, from the plugged holes from the removed Maestro Vibrola to the faded Firebird logo on the pickguard, right down to the missing reflector on the rhythm tone knob. It also features a five piece mahogany/walnut neck-through-body with mahogany wings, a bound Indian rosewood fretboard with trapezoid inlays, two Alnico 5 Firebird pickups, classic “banjo” tuners, and a Murphy Lab custom-aged Polaris White finish.

Only 125 units built worldwide!

Other specifications include:

  • Body Shape Firebird
  • Body Material 5-ply Mahogany/Walnut Neck-Through
  • Binding Fingerboard 1-Ply Cream
  • Weight Relief None
  • Neck Material 5-ply Mahogany/Walnut Neck-Through
  • Profile Authentic ’64 Medium C-Shape
  • Scale Length 24.75″ / 628.65mm
  • Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood,
  • Number Of Frets 22
  • Nut Material Corian
  • Nut Width 1.687″ / 42.86mm
  • Inlays Aged Celluloid Trapezoids
  • Bridge No Wire ABR-1
  • Tailpiece Chrome Plated Aluminum Stop Bar
  • Tuning Machines Deluxe Banjo Tuners
  • Control Knobs True Historic Black Top Hats with Silver Inserts
  • Plating Nickel and Chrome
  • Neck Pickup Firebird Alnico 5
  • Bridge Pickup Firebird Alnico 5
  • Controls 2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots, Hand-Wired Harness
  • Case Custom Shop Hardshell
  • Accessories Certificate of Authenticity
  • 8 lbs 4 oz
  • #JWFB004

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