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Gibson Custom Murphy Lab 1963 Firebird V With Maestro Vibrola Light Aged Electric Guitar

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In 1963, Gibson was interested in an aggressively modern look for a new solid-body guitar, so they turned to automotive designer Ray Dietrich. Dietri...Click To Read More About This Product

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The historic 1963 Firebird V, recreated for today's guitarist.

In 1963, Gibson was interested in an aggressively modern look for a new solid-body guitar, so they turned to automotive designer Ray Dietrich. Dietrich had been responsible for both the sporty Packard Boat Tail Speedster and the iconic Checker Cab designs, so Gibson had faith that he could design a guitar that was as equally stylish and iconic. The Firebird V, with its unique offset body and reversed headstock, made rock-and-roll history from day one. 

The Gibson Custom Shop proudly presents the 1963 Firebird V, a detailed and exacting replica of the renowned original instrument, correct in the contours, dimensions and construction. From the multi-piece, mahogany-and-walnut neck-through design to the deluxe banjo tuners and hot-stamped 3-ply pickguard, it's a guitar that oozes vibe. The custom-wound Alnico V mini-humbuckers deliver the classic scorching tones that first made the Firebird a standout success. For fans of classic rock and blues and classic design, you won't want to pass this one up.

This Murphy Lab 1963 Firebird comes with a deluxe hardshell case and Certificate of Authenticity.

Pick up a piece of rock 'n' roll history. Order the 1963 Firebird V today.

  • Body Type: Offset Solid Body
  • Body wood: Multi-piece Mahogany/Walnut
  • Body finish: Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck shape: Vintage Medium C
  • Neck wood: Multi-piece Mahogany/Walnut
  • Joint: Neck-through
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Vintage
  • Neck finish: Aged Nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Material: Solid Indian Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Vintage-style
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Celluloid Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material: 1.687"/Nylon
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume, Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Special electronics: Hand wired
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style Individual saddle
  • Tailpiece: Vibrato
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Orientation: Right-handed
  • Country of Origin: United States

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