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  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Double Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Double Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Double Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Double Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Double Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Double Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Double Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Double Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Single Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Single Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Single Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Single Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Single Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Single Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Single Pickup)
  • Shown in Vintage Burst (Single Pickup)
Body
Body Type Fully Hollow
Top 3ply - Maple/Poplar/Maple, Hot Pressed
Back 3ply - Maple/Poplar/Maple, Hot Pressed
Binding Vintage Cream
Body
Neck
Species Mahogany Neck with Maple Spline
Truss Rod Traditional
Joint Angle 4° (+/- 15 seconds)
Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50
Neck
Neck Fit
Joint Mortise & Tenon
Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50
Joint Angle Tolerance +/- .005"
Neck Fit
Fingerboard
Species Hand-selected Dark Rosewood
Radius 12"
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut/E.O.B 1.687/2.062
Inlays Aged-Cellouse Plastic Split Parallelogram
Binding .04, Vintage Cream
Other Thin '59 Style Fret Wire/Tortoiseshell Side Dots
Fingerboard
Nut
Material Vintage-Style Nylon
Width 1.687
Slots Gibson PLEK System
Nut
Headstock
Logo Mother of Pearl 'Gibson'
Inlay Mother of Pearl Crown
Truss Rod Cover Vintage Truss Rod Cover
Angle 17 Degrees

Headstock
Tuners
Model TonePros® Kluson® with Tulip Buttons
Plating Nickel
Tuning Ratio 18:01

Tuners
Bridge
Type Rosewood Base, Compensated Rosewood Top, Height-Adjusting Knurled Wheels
Material Rosewood and Nickel-Plated Adjustment Wheels
Bridge
Tailpiece
Type Original Spec "Zig Zag" Style
Material Nickel Plated Brass
Tailpiece
Hardware
Knobs Amber Top Hat with Dial Pointers
Pickguard Black Reissue with 5-ply Binding
Pickup Mounting Rings Black Plastic
Strings .012 - .052, Genuine Gibson Strings
Strap Buttons Single Tapered Plastic
Hardware
Pickups
Neck Position '57 Classic Humbucker (Alnico II)
Bridge Position '57 Classic Humbucker (Alnico II) on Double Pickup Model
Pickups
Electronics
Potentiometers 2 Volume Controls
2 Tone Controls
(1 Volume Control, 1 Tone Control on Single Pickup Model)
Capacitors Sprague Black Beauty Bumblebee
Type 500k Audio Taper
Coil Wiring Parallel-Machine Wound
Toggle Switch Switchcraft Toggle with Vintage Cap (Double Pickup Model Only)
Output Jack 1/4" Switchcraft Jack
Electronics
Finish
Sealer Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Vintage Burst
Case
Type Reissue of the Original Style Tan and Pink Hard Shell Case
Case Exterior Tan
Case Interior Pink
Case
Accessories
Certificate of Authenticity Gibson Memphis Certificate of Authenticity
Additional Materials Lifetime Warranty Information
In order to continually improve the design, quality and performance of our instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Gibson reserves the right to change specifications without notice. Additionally, because Gibson brand guitars are handcrafted, it is normal for wood grains, finishes and some measurements to vary from those listed on this Web site. As always, the prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Please contact an authorized Gibson dealer in your area for the most current pricing.