Gibson Custom Shop 1965 Firebird V, VOS, Maestro

  • Serial number: 160025
  • Colour / Finish: Vintage Sunburst
  • Technology: Solid Body
  • Body Shape: others
  • Strings: 6 string
  • Neck construction: Neck thru
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale Length: 24,75" (62,87 cm)
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Fretboard Inlays: Trapezoid inlays
  • Pickup Configuration: H-H (2x Humbucker)
  • Neck Pickup: Gibson 495R Minihumbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: Gibson 495T Minihumbucker
  • Pickup Selector Switch: 3 way toggle
  • Controls: 2x volume, 2x tone
  • Bridge / Tremolo: Maestro tremolo
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Including: Case & certificate
  • Weight: 3,68 kg
  • Country of Origin: Made in USA
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Gibson Custom Shop 1965 Firebird V, VOS, Maestro · Electric Guitar

At the beginning of the 1960s there was still a new beginning in instrument building and the development of the solid body electric guitar. Everywhere they were looking for new and innovative forms. The then Gibson President Ted McCarty asked the autodesigner Ray Dietrich from Detroit to design a guitar, which should stand out from competing products and correspond to the times. Dietrich oriented himself on the Explorer and rounded off their edges, took a neck that passed through the body, and used 90 degrees to the head plate banjo tuners as a design element - and to surpass the normal Fender Strat tuners. The famous Firebird appeared, from 1963 a series with four models was released.

Here we have a Firebird V with Maestro tremolo.

Gibson Custom Shop
The Gibson Custom Shop was founded in 1993 with only five employees. Initially the purpose was to take care of individual orders, the endorser and special models.
The Custom Shop's first spectacular action was the revision of the '59 and '60 Les Paul Flametop Reissues. A lot of changes were to be made, to make the reissue as authentic and close to the old originals as possible.
Today around 80 experts are working at the Custom Shop, who cover all areas ranging from "one-off" instruments to limited runs and R&D.
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