Used – Gibson Custom Shop 1958 Korina Explorer Black Pickguard Natural

Serial Number: #811798

The Gibson Explorer™ was way ahead of its time when it was introduced in 1958, and only 19 were shipped that year, but it has become very popular in the years since then. The classic vintage Explorer features have been carefully recreated in this Historic Reissue model. Featuring an ABR-1 bridge and Stop Bar tailpiece, a korina
body, Custombucker pickups, korina neck, Indian rosewood fretboard, two volume and one tone control with CTS® pots and a phone book capacitor, gold hardware, Kluson® tuners, and a 4-ply black pickguard. A hardshell case is included.

Other features include:

  • Shape Explorer
  • Material Korina
  • Weight Relief None
  • Neck Korina
  • Profile 1958 Explorer
  • Nut Width 1.687″
  • Fingerboard 1 Piece Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
  • Scale length 24.75″ / 628.65mm
  • Number of frets 22
  • Nut Nylon
  • Inlay Pearloid Dots
  • Bridge ABR-1
  • Tailpiece Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
  • Knobs True Historic Gold
  • Tuners Kluson with Celluloid Tips
  • Plating Aged Gold
  • Neck pickup Custombucker
  • Bridge pickup Custombucker
  • Neck pickup Custombucker
  • Bridge pickup Custombucker
  • Controls 2 Volume, 1 Tone, 500K CTS Vintage Taper Potentiometers, Phone Book Capacitor
  • Historic Explorer Brown/Pink Hardshell Case (broken latch)
  • Blemish: finish flaw on top
  • 9 lbs 13 oz
  • #811798

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