Gibson Hummingbird 1963 Cherry Sunburst

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  • $2,495$4,530

With a full complement of ornate cosmetic details, the Gibson Hummingbird was Gibson's second most expensive production acoustic when it premiered in 1960. The Hummingbird deviated from older Gibson dreadnoughts designs in its use of  square shoulders instead of the rounded shoulders found on models like the J-45. Largely due to its striking visual flair, the Hummingbird remains one of Gibson's most iconic acoustics.   

Years of Production: 
1960 - present

Unique to this Year: First full year of Hummingbird production. 

Body Style: Dreadnought

Wood Composition: Mahogany back and sides, Mahogany neck, Spruce top

Design Elements: Square shoulders, long ornate pickguard, deep set neck, adjustable bridge saddle, double parallelogram inlays 

Notable Players: John McLoughlin, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards


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