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The Gibson Hummingbird Standard Rosewood acoustic-electric guitar carries on the legacy of a legend. Debuting in 1960, the original ’bird was one of the most high-end Gibson acoustics of the period, demonstrating carefully picked materials, expert craftsmanship and an exceptionally versatile voice. Its square-shouldered dreadnought body pumps out a bold, balanced tone that suits the sound of heavy-handed rockers and delicate finger-stylists alike. The Hummingbird Standard Rosewood is an exemplary flat top from Gibson, catering to serious musicians and collectors in search of a visually stunning, superior-sounding classic.

Gibson Hummingbird Standard Rosewood Body

Iconic Shape Produces Inspiring Tone

The Hummingbird Standard Rosewood’s square-shouldered dreadnought shape produces a bold tone that fits any genre. Strum full, open chords to fill a room with sound, or pick articulate single notes that ring out with pronounced clarity. This guitar’s assertive frame has the ability to move an impressive amount of air, resonating and blossoming with immaculate acoustic tonality. The Hummingbird is a player’s dream, full of timeless character expected from an instrument of this pedigree.

Gibson Hummingbird Standard Rosewood Tonewoods

Premium Tonewoods Enhance Natural Sound

Featuring a solid Sitka spruce top, and rosewood back and sides, the Hummingbird Standard creates a natural acoustic tone with complexity and depth. The spruce top responds dynamically to your playing, projecting crisp treble and rounded bass. Meanwhile, the rosewood back and sides add depth and resonance, enhancing the guitar’s tonal balance with rich low end and beautifully complex harmonic overtones. The Gibson Hummingbird comes to life in your hands and exhales breathtaking sound, inspiring an intimate connection to the instrument.

Gibson Hummingbird Standard Rosewood Neck

Comfortable Neck Plays Fast and Smooth

The Hummingbird Standard Rosewood’s mahogany neck has a rounded profile that fits comfortably in your hand and is as substantial as it is highly playable. Its moderate width and radius provide an easy-playing feel for chording and soloing, so you can gracefully traverse the fretboard, traveling wherever your creativity takes you. The rosewood fingerboard and mother-of-pearl parallelogram inlays give the neck a classic look with a touch of timeless elegance.

Gibson Hummingbird Standard Rosewood Electronics

Plug in for Performance With Onboard Electronics

With the L.R. Baggs VTC pickup system, you can plug the Gibson Hummingbird Standard Rosewood straight into an amplifier or PA system for performance, or directly into an interface for recording. The undersaddle pickup accurately captures the guitar’s organic acoustic tone for an amplified sound that remains true to its unplugged voice. Plus, soundhole-mounted controls let you easily adjust volume and tone for your needs, while staying neatly hidden from view.

Whether on stage or in the studio, the Gibson Hummingbird Standard Rosewood is a charismatic acoustic-electric with the heritage and tone for any musical occasion. Its robust dreadnought voice, premium construction and comfortable playability will inspire your creativity for years to come—an heirloom-quality instrument only gets better with time. Experience the magic and mojo of a Gibson Hummingbird Standard Rosewood.

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  • Solid Sitka spruce top, rosewood back and sides
  • LR Baggs Element VTC pickup system
  • Mother-of-pearl parallelogram inlays
  • Grover Rotomatic tuners

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  • Body type: Hummingbird
  • Top wood: Solid spruce
  • Back & sides: Rosewood
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: Rounded
  • Nut width: 1.725" (43.815 mm)
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlay: Mother-of-pearl parallelogram
  • Pickup: L.R. Baggs VTC piezo pickup
  • Controls: Soundhole-mounted volume and tone
  • Tuner: No
  • Bridge: Laurel
  • Tuning machines: Grover Rotomatic gold
  • Plating: Gold
  • Orientation: Right Handed
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Hardshell Case

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