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Gibson Left-Handed Hummingbird Square Shoulder Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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From a company that has brought the guitar world so many great originals, the Hummingbird stands out strong and proud. Introduced in 1960 as Gibson' ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Limited edition lefty model based on a popular original from the 1960s with L.R. Baggs' technology.

From a company that has brought the guitar world so many great originals, the Hummingbird stands out strong and proud. Introduced in 1960 as Gibson' first square-shouldered dreadnought, the Hummingbird arrived at the dawn of a new era in music, and was rapidly embraced by several prime movers on the scene. In the hands of everyone from Keith Richards to Gram Parsons, it quickly proved itself equally adept at folk, country and rock, and excelled at many of the crossovers genres in between that helped to set the scene for the ™60s.

Much of the Hummingbird' appeal lies in its versatility. However you attack this flattop, it pumps out rich, deep tones, and is equally at home thrumming out first-position chords as it is taking the spotlight for flatpicking leadlines further up the neck. Its spacious solid mahogany body and sweet, solid select Sitka spruce top are more than capable of nailing down the rhythm in the hands of a rock-and-roll sideman, or of accompanying the most nuanced performance under the fingers of today' alternative singer-songwriter. Made in the image of the original, in Gibson' acclaimed acoustic facility in Bozeman, MT, today' Hummingbird lives up to its pedigree, bringing you all of these capabilities and more as, quite simply, one of the finest acoustic guitars available today.

FEATURES
Body
Body Type: Square Shoulder
Top: Solid select Sitka spruce
Back and Sides: Solid mahogany
Binding: Multi-ply Top and Back Back Binding, Traditional Double Ring Rosette
Bracing: Scalloped Top Bracing
Neck
Species: Mahogany
Profile: Slim Taper
Thickness: 1.725" at Nut
Truss Rod: Single Action
Adhesive: Premium Titebond
Joint Compound: Dovetail
Construction: Joint at 14th Fret
Adhesive: Hide Glue
Fingerboard
Species: Rosewood
Scale Length: 24-3/4"
Radius: 12"
Fret Wire: Nickel Alloy
Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Paralellograms
Adhesive: Premium Titebond
Nut material: Tusq
Width: 1.725"
Headstock
Type: Traditional CF-100
Angle: 17 deg
Inlay: Mother-of-pearl Gibson Logo and Crown
Truss Rod Cover: Black and White
Tuning Keys
Type: Grover Rotomatics
Material: Nickel
Ratio: 14:1
Bridge
Type: Traditional Belly Up with Tusq Saddle
Material: Rosewood
Hardware
Pickguard: Traditional Tortoise Hummingbird Motif
Strap Buttons: End Pin Jack Strap Button
Strings: .012" - .053" Gibson Light Guage
Electronics
L.R. Baggs Element pickup system
Finish
Sealer: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Case
Type: Gibson Standard Hardshell Case
Exterior: Black Tolex
Interior: Blue Fabric
Accessories
Owner's Manual
Gibson Gold Warranty

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