Gibson Hummingbird Sunburst 1963

6-String Acoustic Guitar in Sunburst with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson Hummingbird Sunburst 1963

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Description & Specs

Summary

Finish: Original

Top Material: Spruce Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Spruce top with maple back and sides. The binding around the bass side lower bout near where you would rest your arm has shrunken and created a gap between the top and sides. The top, sides, and binding are still structurally secure.

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: C shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st .81" 9th .91"

Fingerboard Radius: 10.00

Nut Width: 1-11/16"

Scale Length: 25-1/4"

Neck Details: One piece mahogany set neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. The neck has been reset and the tongue has been re-glued to the top. This guitar has been refretted.

Electronics: A K&K Pure Mini passive acoustic-electric pickup has been installed. No volume or tone controls on the instrument.

Pickup Measurements: Full functioning, can't get readings on acoustic-electric systems.

Hardware: The nut is not original. A strap button has been installed on the neck heel. The original plastic bridge has some gaps and small cracks in it, it is still securely attached to the top.

Weight: 5 lbs 7.5 oz

Modifications / Repairs: The binding around the bass side lower bout near where you would rest your arm has shrunken and created a gap between the top and sides. The top, sides, and binding are still structurally secure. The neck has been reset and the tongue has been re-glued to the top. This guitar has been refretted.

Case Details: The non-original hardshell case is in good shape.

Cosmetic Condition: This guitar has moderate wear for its age. The body has dents, scratches, finish chips, buckle rash, some blemishes, finish checking, and heavy pick wear around the bridge and soundhole. The neck has scuffs, scratches, dents, worn finish, finish chips, blemishes, and some finish hazing.

Serial Number: 98139

Tech Notes: This Hummingbird plays well with low action and light neck relief. The truss rod is adjustable. -The serial number and maple back and sides date this instrument to 1963.