Gibson Century-6 1956 Bittersweet Orange

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Part of the Century series, the Century 6 was one of Gibson's main lap steel guitars throughout the 50s. A number of changes were introduced to the model in 1955 including a switch to a P-90 pickup and a change from a black to a "bittersweet orange" finish. 

Years of Production: 1948 - 1968

Design Elements: P-90 pickup, maple body, 3 knobs, white fingerboard

Finish Specification: The Bittersweet finish was introduced to the model in 1955. 

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