Up for sale is a clean limited edition 2022 Gibson Custom Shop Theodore in its original natural finish. One of only 318 units in natural. This instrument is in excellent plus condition showing little signs of wear. Included is its original hard case and paperwork. Model info below:

Gibson’s legendary former president Theodore ‘Ted’ McCarty helped develop some of the most iconic electric guitars ever during the 1950s and early 1960s, including the Les Paul™, ES-335, Flying V™, Explorer™, SG™, and Firebird™ models. He enjoyed sketching new instrument ideas during meetings, and the height of his creative output was in 1957 when he sought to modernize Gibson’s electric guitar designs significantly.

On March 18th, 1957, Ted detailed and signed his drawing for a new solid body instrument which was never produced…until now. Gibson Custom Shop is proud to present the “Theodore,” inspired by Ted McCarty’s original drawing and notes. Its unique features include an alder body, scimitar headstock, double Florentine cutaways, and a walnut center strip. The lightweight, balanced construction is extremely comfortable, and the powerful P-90 pickups produce effortless sustain and a rich diversity of tones.

This very special Archive Collection run is limited to just 318 total instruments offered in three colors: Natural, Cherry, and Ebony. Each includes a Historic-style brown/pink case, a premium leather strap, a print of the original signed drawing, a 1957-style catalog page print, and a deluxe Certificate of Authenticity booklet.

Listed2 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
Brand
Model
  • Custom Shop Theodore
Finish
  • Natural
Categories
Year
  • 2022
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Fretboard Radius
  • 12"
Pickup Configuration
  • SS
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Series
  • Gibson Archive Collection
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Body Material
  • Walnut
Model Family
  • Gibson Theodore
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Wrap-Around
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Offset Body
  • Yes
Nut Width
  • 1.69"
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Color Family
  • Tan
Number of Frets
  • 22

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