1965 Gibson Hummingbird guitar


Gibson's Hummingbird acoustic guitar debuted in the 1961 catalog but was produced as early as 1960. It featured a beautiful engraved pickguard with hummingbird motif, split parallelogram pearl fretboard inlays, a square shoulder body style, and Mahogany back and sides. Its body sound chamber was shaped specifically to enhance bass frequencies and compliment vocals from the player. 

Make and Model: Gibson Hummingbird

Year: 1965. Serial 308xxx, wide nut, double line Kluson tuners. 

Specifications: 25 3/8" scale length, 1 11/16" nut width, .83" neck depth at the first fret, .97" neck depth at the 12th fret, .005" neck relief, 3/32" action at the 12th fret on the bass side, 2/32" action at the 12th on the treble side. 4lbs 8oz.

Condition: Excellent! This is an extremely clean crack free example exhibiting light checking and no cherry stain fade. There is a small lacquer chip next to the E string tuning post ferrule. 

Playability: Excellent! This beauty plays like new with no fret wear.

Notes: Just in from the original owner! This Hummingbird was played lightly in the mid 1960s then stored away since then. All parts are original except for an era correct truss rod cover. It's so clean and even comes with its original tissue paper from when it shipped from Gibson in 1965. I'm confident you'll love this super clean 1965 Gibson Hummingbird acoustic guitar!


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