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Body
Body Type Semi-hollow body
Top Maple/Poplar/Maple laminate
Back Maple/Poplar/Maple laminate
Binding Top Binding: Multi-ply w/b/w/b/w/b/w
Back Binding: Multi-ply w/b/w
Adhesive Franklin Titebond
Body
Neck
Species 3-piece Maple
Profile Rounded Profile
Truss Rod Traditional
Joint Angle 4° (+/- 15 seconds)
Adhesive Franklin Titebond
Neck
Neck Fit
Joint Traditional Dove-tail
Adhesive Franklin Titebond
Neck Fit
Fingerboard
Species Ebony
Frets 22 Medium Jumbo
Radius 12"
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut/E.O.B 1.68"/2.062"
Inlays Mother-of-Pearl Block Inlays
Binding White
Fingerboard
Nut
Material Corian
Width 1.68"
Slots Gibson PLEK System
Nut
Headstock
Inlay Mother of Pearl
Logo BB King Crown inlay
Truss Rod Cover Gold Gibson Bell Shaped™ with "Lucille" engraved
Angle 17 Degrees

Headstock
Tuners
Model Grover w/metal tulip buttons
Tuning Ratio 14:1
Plating Gold

Tuners
Bridge
Type Tune-O-Matic
Plating Gold
Bridge
Tailpiece
Type TP-6 tailpiece
Plating Gold
Tailpiece
Hardware
Knobs 2 Black Volume Speed Knobs, 2 Black Tone Speed Knobs
Pickguard Multi-ply bound tortoiseshell plastic
Toggle Switch Washer Engraved Brass
Strings .010 - .046, Vintage Strings
Strap Buttons Die-cast Steel, Gold Plated
Hardware
Pickups
Neck Position 490R Humbucker
Bridge Position 490T Humbucker
Magnet Material Alnico-II
Pickups
Electronics
Potentiometers 2 Volume Controls, 2 Tone Controls
Type 500K Linear Volume
500k Non-linear Tone
Coil Wiring Enamel Wire, Double Vacuum Waxed, 4-wire output
Toggle Switch Three-way Switchcraft with Cream Toggle Cap
Output Jack Two Gold-plated ¼” Switchcraft Jackplates
Custom Switches 6 Position Varitone Switch
Electronics
Finish
Sealer Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Emerald Amethyst Sapphire Ruby Diamond
Case
Type Black Gibson Memphis Hardshell Case
Case Exterior Black
Case Interior Black
Case
Accessories
Certificate of Authenticity Special BB King Limited COA
Additional Materials Limited Lifetime Warranty
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.