Gibson

Description

Introduced in 1960 as Gibson's first square-shoulder, the Hummingbird arrived at the dawn of a new era in music, and was rapidly embraced by the prime movers on the scene. Built with a Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top, the Gibson 1960 Hummingbird reflects the appearance and performance of those early icons. Featuring a fixed bridge, it's finished with Gibson's Thin Finish, including a hand-rubbed VOS process.
Features
  • Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides
  • Round mahogany neck with compound dovetail neck-to-body joint, rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl parallelogram inlays
  • Gotoh Keystone tuning machines, gold tuner plating
  • Casted Hummingbird pickguard, Hummingbird truss rod cover, thin nitrocellulose VOS finish
Specifications
Body
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Thermally Aged Sitka spruce
  • Back & sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing
  • Body finish: Thin finish nitrocellulose, VOS
  • Orientation: Right-handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Round
  • Nut width: 1.72"
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Number of frets: 20
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: No
Other
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh Keystone
  • Bridge: Traditional belly up
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Included
  • Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit