Gibson Hummingbird Pro Cutaway, Vintage Sunburst

Gibson Hummingbird Pro Cutaway, Vintage Sunburst

by Gibson
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£1,679.31

Overview

The Hummingbird was first released in 1960 and marked Gibson’s first ever square-shouldered dreadnought guitar. To this day, the Hummingbird remains one of Gibson’s best-selling models. A Heritage in Premier Guitar Building;

Featuring Mahogany back and sides, a Solid-Sitka Spruce top and one-piece Mahogany neck with Rosewood fingerboard, the Gibson Hummingbird follows the same recipe as its 1960's predecessors.

The Gibson Hummingbird is a non-compromise musicians tool suited for any situation. It's impressive premier tone woods, build quality, sound and playability allow it to be heard in almost any situation. A hand sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer, multi-ply binding and split-parallelogram inlays really add up towards that unmistakeable Gibson feel,

Keep Your New Guitar Safe;

Something Gibson owners always look forward to whether it be their first Gibson or fifth is the outstanding case offered with these guitars. You can usually spot a Gibson a mile off just by the case alone. It says "Hey! I'm a Gibson player."

The case supplied with your Hummingbird is constructed from solid wood and finished with a super tough black vinyl covering for stylish looks and added protection. The interior is finished with a gorgeous plush blue lining to ensure your shiny new guitar won’t get a scratch.

 

Body and Finish

This big-bodied, square-shouldered dreadnought is built from the classic tone wood combination of Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides. All solid woods with a tonally advantageous advanced X-brace made of scalloped spruce braces supporting the top. All this, and a hand-sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer finish in vintage sunburst, help the Hummingbird Pro echo the great Gibson flat-tops of 50 years ago.

Hardware

The Hummingbird Pro carries the classic hardware accompaniment seen of several legendary Gibson flat-tops. A “belly-up” Indian rosewood bridge and bone saddle keep it all tonally true at the business end, while Grover Rotomatic tuners, a common upgrade of the ’60s combine a timeless look with outstanding tuning efficiency.

Neck and Headstock

The guitar’s neck and headstock are made in the classic tradition of the original 1960 Hummingbird Pro, with the 25 1/2” scale length that many players prefer in a large-bodied flat-top. Carved from a single piece of quarter-sawn mahogany, and topped with a rosewood fingerboard, the design incorporates Gibson’s lauded 17-degree back-angled headstock, which contributes greatly to the instrument’s resonance and sustain.

Accessories

The Hummingbird Pro and Hummingbird Pro EC is protected by a Gibson hard-shell case with blue plush lining. Each guitar comes with a Gibson Acoustic owner’s manual and a Gibson Gold Warranty.

Specifications

  • Top Wood - Solid Engelmann Spruce (Black Gloss)
  • Back Wood - Solid Mahogany (Black Gloss)
  • Side Wood - Solid Mahogany (Black Gloss)
  • Binding - Solid Flamed Maple
  • Bracing Material - Quarter-Sawn Spruce
  • Bracing Pattern - Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
  • Rosette - 5mm Abalone with Fibre Border
  • Neck - Mahogany (Black)
  • Neck Finish - Gloss Black
  • Neck Joint - Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design
  • Fingerboard - Macassan Figured Ebony
  • Fingerboard Radius - 16"
  • Fingerboard Inlays - Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
  • Machine Head - Grover Rotomatic Chrome
  • Trussrod - 2 Way
  • Nut / Saddle - TUSQ / Shadow Hex Saddle System
  • Nut Width - Nut 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
  • Bridge - Macassan Figured Ebony
  • Bridge Pins - Macassan Figured Ebony with Abalone Dots
  • Finish Type - Gloss Black Top, Back and Sides
  • Preamp / Pickup - Shadow L4020HEX Stero Preamp / Shadow Nanoflex 6 Pickup
  • Hardcase -Included

Dimensions

  • Upper bout - 290mm
  • Lower bout - 392mm
  • Depth at neck - 105mm
  • Depth at base - 120mm
  • Body Length - 505mm
  • Soundhole Diameter - 100mm
  • Scale Length - 650mm
  • Fingerboard Radius - 16 inch

Specification

SKU143283
Weight1.0000
MPNSSCPVSNP1
Case Includedhard case
Body SizeFull SIze

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