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Gibson Custom CS-356 Figured Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst

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Tonally carved for exceptional sound.

Built with Gibson Custom's "Tonally Carved" construction, with the sides back carefully crafted from a single piece of lightweight mahogany for controlled resonance, this CS-356 is a sophisticated take on the semi-hollow body electric guitar. Slightly smaller in size than a traditional ES-335, it's an extraordinary instrument, well-balanced and warm sounding, but loaded with luxury appointments. These include a single-piece ebony fingerboard and mahogany neck, Gibson Custom 57 Classic humbuckers, gold hardware and a beautifully figured maple top. The VOS (Vintage Old Stock) finish is aged, but not worn, with the appearance of a guitar that's been hanging, forgotten, on a dealer's wall since the 1950s. It's an amazing guitar, both sonically and visually, with the playability you expect from Gibson's famed custom shop. Includes a custom hardshell case.

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  • VOS-finish figured maple top on 1-piece carved mahogany back
  • 24.75"-scale 1-piece mahogany neck, 22-fret 1-piece ebony fingerboard
  • Gibson Custom 57 Classic humbuckers
  • ABR-1 tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece, Grover "kidney" tuners

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CS-356 Figured Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Specifications:

  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Semi-hollow or chambered body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Figured Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: VOS Nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck shape: Not specified
  • Neck wood: 1-piece mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: VOS Nitrocellulose
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 10 in.
  • Fret size: Reissue
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Custom
  • Nut width/material 1.687 in. (42.8 mm) Corian
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: 57 Classic
  • Bridge: 57 Classic
  • Brand: Gibson Custom
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Grover kidney
  • Color: Gold
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: United States
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