Gibson Firebird Bicentennial Tobacco Sunburst 1976

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar in Tobacco Sunburst with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson Firebird Bicentennial Tobacco Sunburst 1976

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Description & Specs

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Summary
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Body Details: Neck-through body design with two-piece mahogany center and mahogany wings. The body has been previously routed for humbuckers; the routes are concealed by the pickup surrounds. An extra strap button screw hole is also visible on the bass shoulder.
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .79" (1st fret), 1.00" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Neck-through two-piece mahogany neck, with unbound rosewood fretboard and dot inlays. The neck has been previously refretted.
Electronics: The guitar has been fully rewired, and the pickups replaced with D'Urbano pickups. Controls include a 3-way toggle selector switch and independent volume/tone controls. The original electronics are included in the case; the original pot codes date to 1976. The original patent number pickups measure 6.2k.
Pickup Measurements: 9.1k (neck), 10.7k (bridge)
Hardware: Original hardware, aside from the switch, output jack, and pickups. The hardware displays some tarnish/pitting.
Weight: 8 lbs 8 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The guitar has been refretted -The pickups and wiring harness have been fully replaced -The body has been routed for humbuckers
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows light play wear for its age; the finish is glossy with small blemishes throughout. The front and back of the body have small scratches and dings, most noticeably on the front of the body to the left of the bridge pickup, near the controls, and along the edges of the headstock. The hardware has tarnished and pitted with age, and there is an open screw hole on the bass shoulder from a previous strap button installation.
Serial Number: 00248278
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and light neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and tall with little wear. The serial number and original pot codes date the guitar to 1976.