Gibson Custom Shop 1958 Mahoga ...

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Gibson Custom Shop 1958 Mahogany Flying V Reissue VOS Walnut

Includes Hard Case

£4,399.00

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Manufacturer's ID: FVM58VOWLGH1

What we say:

At A Glance:

Upon its release in 1958 the Flying V initially met a lukewarm response, but the ensuing decades have gifted this guitar its rightful place in rock and roll history. Futuristic from the outset, the 1958 Flying V has gone on to be accepted as the axe of choice for anyone looking to make an instant statement, and this Gibson Custom Shop model pays tribute to that original model. The 1958 Mahogany Flying V is a faithful recreation of the original Korina bodied V, with the Korina swapped out for Mahogany and boasting a beautiful Walnut finish that adds a layer of class to this ahead-of-its-time design.

Features We Love:

Old School Style

The 1958 Mahogany Flying V is built to match the look and spec of the original Korina bodied Flying V of that year, and boasts authentic period-correct features like the gold hardware,  Chevron string-thru-body tailpiece and chunky c-shape neck profile. construction.

Gibson Custom Shop Pickups

This guitar comes rigged with a pair of Gibson Custom Shop Custombucker Alnico III humbuckers, built to give you that authentic, unmistakable, old-school PAF humbucker tone.

Mahogany Construction

Okay, okay, the original 1958 Flying V wasn't mahogany, but this is just a tribute! The solid mahogany body delivers the solid, weighty tone and feel that the V is known for, lending itself to everything from old-school blues to the heaviest rock and metal you can throw at it.

Pros:

  • Recreation of an undeniable classic
  • Boasts stunning period correct features and spec.
  • Rigged with Gibson Custom Shop's Custombucker Alnico III humbuckers for authentic tone

What's Included:

  • Gibson Custom Shop 1958 Mahogany Flying V Reissue VOS Walnut
  • Gibson Custom Shop Black Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity

Specification

Body Solid Mahogany
Neck Solid Mahogany
Neck Shape Authentic Chunky C
Fingerboard Indian Rosewood
Scale 24.75"
Radius 12"
Frets 22 Authentic Medium Jumbo
Nut Nylon
Nut Width 1.687"
Pickups Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted) Set
Controls 2 x Volume 500K CTS, 1 x Tone 500K CTS Hand-Wired Harness, 3 Way Toggle
Bridge ABR-1 with Chevron Tailpiece
Tuners Kluson Single Line, Single Ring