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Thursday, November 29, 2012

1957 GIBSON BYRDLAND SUNBURST ARCHTOP


via this auction where you'll find more pics.
gearlicious (RSS)

"Features:

Body
- Carved solid maple back and solid maple rims
- Single Venetian cutaway

Neck
- Laminated three-piece maple
- Ebony fingerboard
- 23+1/2" scale (22 frets)
- 1+11/16" nut width

Top
- Carved solid spruce top

Hardware
- Kluson machine-heads, Gold-plated
- Brass tail-piece with gold plating and engraved "Byrdland"
- Floating two-piece ABR-1 bridge with straight saddle
- Original pick-guard is included and intact

Pickups
- Gibson Pat. No. Humbucker Pickups
- "L" shaped tool marks visible dating them from '62-'65
- Original pots and harness intact
- No routing what-so-ever - It is very rare to find a '57 Byrdland with humbuckers - the majority shipped out with P-90 pickups

Condition
- Minor wear on front and back
- Neck is a dream to play - no issues!
- Original Gibson branded Lifton case in fantastic condition!"


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