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Gibson Collectors Choice #37 Carmelita, Electric Guitar
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Electric Guitar • Serial number: CC 044A 019 • Colour / Finish: Carmelita Burst • Technology: Solid Body • Body Shape: Single Cut • Strings: 6 string • Neck construction: Set in neck • Frets: 22 • Scale Length: 24,75" (62,87 cm) • Body Material: Mahogany • Top: Figured Maple • Neck: Mahogany • Neck Profile: '50s Profile • Fretboard: Rosewood • Fretboard radius: 12" • Fretboard Inlays: Trapezoid inlays • Pickup Configuration: H-H (2x Humbucker) • Neck Pickup: Gibson Burstbucker 3 • Bridge Pickup: Gibson Burstbucker 3 • Pickup Selector Switch: 3 way toggle • Controls: 2x volume, 2x tone • Bridge / Tremolo: Tune-O-Matic • Hardware: Nickel • Including: Case & certificate • Special Features: Limited Edition • Weight: 3,63 kg • Country of Origin: Made in USA • The Gibson Collector's Choice # 37 "Carmelita" is a replica of one of the most famous bursts on this planet and bears the original serial number 9-1953. (Page 104/105 BOTB) A look at Carmelita is enough and you can see why lovers of original vintage Gibsons have traced the history of this guitar from the US mainland to Hawaii and back again. The significant grain of her maple top is immediately identifiable, even though she was given various nicknames due to several owner changes. After "The Claw" and "The Hawaiian Burst" it has been renamed by its two current owners in "Carmelita". "The Claw" refers to three finger-wide flames in the grain of the original guitar, exactly between the pickups. Even though Gibson calls the two owners of this extraordinary guitar anonymous, they are not and one of them is Joe Bonamassa, who bought the guitar almost two years ago and made it Public in the Les Paul Forum: Http: // www. Lespaulforum. Com / forum / showthread. Php 190605-Carmelita-aka-the-claw-aka-I-m-broke & highlight = Carmelita
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