First introduced in 1963, created by automotive designer Ray Dietrich. This guitar literally reversed convential concepts for guitar bodies and headstocks. The Firebirds stunning looks turned heads when it made its debut. Being a gibson tone machine those heads didn't turn back around.
The Gibson Firebird V with Lyre Tail Vibrola. A sure fire head turner and tremendous axe!
Redefines one of Gibson's most revolutionary electric guitars for a new generation of demanding players. It keeps its legendary neck-through-body construction, while adding an entire set of exclusive premium and high performance features
Light-years ahead of its time when it first hit the scene in 1963. The Firebird has long been the choice of adventurous guitarists eager to break the mold for style and tone. This radical electric guitar was conceived amid the chrome and tailfins of the Motor City by noted Duesenberg car designer Ray Dietrich. Forged on the workbenches of Kalamazoo and proven on rock and blues stages all over the world earning its undeniable classic status. Even after it had been deleted from the Gibson line-up in 1965 for proving just too hot for a conservative guitar scene to handle.
- Body: Mahogany
- Nut: GraphTech
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Tuners: Mini Grovers
- Pickups: Firebird Mini Humbuckers
- Pickup Configuration: HH
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Case: Hardcase
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