Harder To Find H456

THC Tom Holmes H456 Humbucker Guitar Pickup Black Excellent Condition

8.68K With 6.5" Lead

Black, No Cover, No Issues, Extremely Low Wear

This sale is for the Tom Holmes H456 Humbucker Guitar Pickup pictured. This pickup is in excellent usable condition without issues. It may have a slight scuff or mark somewhere, but still in excellent condition overall (see pics for cosmetic detail). This sale includes exactly what you see, and it operates at 100%.

(Pickup Complete As Pictured)

About the Maker:

Tom Holmes built guitars for Bo Diddley, Lenny Breau, Billy Gibbons, Albert King and many others under his brand name THC. For the last twenty years he has become a legend for jewel-like PAF-style humbucking pickups, which he builds in his shop in Joelton, TN. But he started first to build guitars.

Tom used to be George Gruhn's top repairman in the mid to late 70's, and the first THC guitars were seen in George's shop.Gruhn Guitars is the world's most famous vintage instrument store and has brought George Gruhn worldwide recognition as an author of definitive books on vintage guitars, an innovative instrument and string designer, and a primary source for insight into the guitar market -- past, present and future. Tom made both a double cutaway and the "Rock n Roll" model. Several notables bought the Rock n roll model (per Tom): Jeff Beck, Howard Lessee of Heart (he was seen using it to play Mistral Wind on the BeBe Le Strange tour), Barry Geaudreaux of Boston and Ted Nugent's rythm guitarist. Billy Gibbons has some 16 THC of various models and had Tom build a flying v for Albert King's 65th birthday. 

His fascination with PAF has led him to create the most authentic reproduction available for this type of pickups. They are hand made and wound and as his guitars are works of art.


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I will ship this item over seas, but you must contact me for a shipping quote before buying. You will be responsible for all shipping fees, customs fees, taxes, and any other fees involved with you receiving this item. I do not inflate shipping fees. I will not ship this or any other item, anywhere other than the address listed on the sales record.

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Listed3 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
  • H456 Humbucker Guitar Pickup
  • Black
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  • United States

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