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Gibson 2016 Hummingbird Vintage Guitar - Vintage Cherry Sunburst

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  • Sublime 2016 hummingbird with thermally cured grade AA Sitka spruce top to reincarnate the coveted tones of the early '60s model
  • Radiused top with scalloped bracing to improve projection and resonance
  • Vintage cherry sunburst finish with hi-gloss 90 sheen lacquer finish
  • Single-piece mahogany neck with compound dovetail joint and rounded profile
  • 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with mother of pearl paralellogram inlays and enhanced finish for a smoother playing feel
  • Includes Gibson standard hardshell case and owner's manual
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Delivery to UK mainland addresses* is FREE on orders over £75 and up to 30kg. (As a guide, a standard electric guitar weighs approx. 3-5kg).

Delivery on orders below £75 are charged at £4.45!

Delivery to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland. is weight dependant and will be indicated at the checkout

Delivery above 30kg to ANY location will vary according to weight and will be indicated at the checkout

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The Gibson 2016 Hummingbird Vintage Acoustic Guitar in Vintage Cherry Sunburst is a special model that has received extra special attention from the team at Gibson. In order to recreate the coveted tonal character of the early 1960's Hummingbird, Gibson has gone to great lengths to meticulously capture the essence of what has lured so many influential guitar legends to this hallowed model - effectively leading the way during the dawn of a new musical era.

Thermally Cured Top

The Gibson 2016 Hummingbird Vintage acoustic guitar has been treated to a thermally cured top, in order to reincarnate the heavenly tones of the 1960s model. Still tasked with the job of providing an energetic projection is grade AA solid Sitka spruce, acting as the perfect soundboard, and completed in a truly divine vintage cherry sunburst finish. The finish is preserved by a protective hi-gloss 90 sheen lacquer, which is applied across the body to prevent premature damage from affecting the finish.

The back is built using two pieces of the finest mahogany, creating a smooth mid-range energy that develops beautifully within the depths of the square shoulder dreadnought body profile.

Single-piece Mahogany Neck

A single-piece mahogany neck has been fitted to the body – via an exquisite dovetail joint at the 14th fret – to guarantee strength and stability during performances, as well as optimising resonance and sustain throughout the guitar. The neck is shaped to the rounded profile, providing a substantial support for you to grip during performances.

Married to the neck is a sublime 20-fret rosewood fingerboard, which is adorned with mother of pearl parallelogram position inlays to aid your navigation The improved fingerboard feel makes it exceptionally comfortable to play, with softened edges to make executing transitions between frets as smooth as possible.

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Fitted to the headstock you'll find the gold Gotoh tuning machines, which uphold tuning integrity with absolute precision. The Tusq nut at the top of the neck works dutifully between the belly up traditional rosewood bridge with Tusq saddle, and tuning machines to guarantee stable tuning, intonation, and optimised sustain.

The body is fitted with a hummingbird pickguard to protect from unwanted pickscrapes and nicks during performances, whilst complementing the finish beautifully. The Gibson 2016 Hummingbird Vintage Acoustic Guitar in Vintage Cherry Sunburst is a rare and truly unique model, grab yours now and treasure it forever.

Specification
ManufacturerGibson
Model2016 Hummingbird Vintage Acoustic Guitar
Body ShapeDreadnought
Guitar SizeFull
Top MaterialGrade AA Thermally Cured Sitka Spruce
Back & Side Material Mahogany
Neck MaterialSingle-piece Mahogany
Neck ProfileRounded
Fingerboard MaterialRosewood
Position Inlays Mother of Pearl Paralellogram
Number of Frets20
Number of Strings6
PickguardCast Hummingbird
BridgeBelly up traditional Rosewood with Bone saddle
Tuning MachinesGold-plated Gold Gotoh
FinishVintage Cherry Sunburst
Included Accessories Gibson Hardshell Case
Owner's Manual
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