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Gibson Hummingbird Original 'Heritage Cherry' Acoustic Electric Guitar

Experience the timeless beauty and rich tone of the Gibson Hummingbird Original 'Heritage Cherry' Acoustic Electric Guitar. For over 50 years, the Hummingbird has captivated musicians with its exceptional playability and stunning aesthetics. This all-solid-wood dreadnought features premium mahogany back and sides, complemented by a Sitka spruce top, delivering a harmonically rich and balanced sound.

With its nitro finish in Heritage Cherry Sunburst, the Gibson Hummingbird Original is a true showstopper that will turn heads wherever you play. Its classic square-shoulder design exudes elegance and ensures a comfortable playing experience. And when you're ready to take the stage, the onboard LR Baggs Element VTC electronics will faithfully amplify the guitar's natural sound, delivering breathtaking acoustic tones.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Hummingbird Original features a rounded mahogany neck with a 12" radius rosewood fingerboard adorned with exquisite mother-of-pearl parallelogram inlays. The scalloped X-bracing enhances the guitar's resonance and projection, while the multi-ply binding adds a touch of sophistication.

Equipped with Gotoh Keystone tuning machines, this guitar ensures precise and reliable tuning. The rosewood bridge and bone nut and saddle contribute to the guitar's exceptional sustain and resonance. The LR Baggs VTC under-saddle pickup captures the guitar's true acoustic character, allowing you to effortlessly translate your playing to a larger audience.

The Gibson Hummingbird Original comes complete with a hardshell case, providing the ultimate protection for your instrument. Whether you're a seasoned performer, a studio musician, or an avid enthusiast, the Gibson Hummingbird Original 'Heritage Cherry' Acoustic Electric Guitar is a symbol of unmatched craftsmanship and enduring musical excellence. Elevate your sound and make a statement with this iconic instrument from Gibson Guitars.

  • String Type:Steel
  • Number of Strings:6
  • Body Shape:Dreadnought
  • Left-/Right-handed:Right-handed
  • Color:Heritage Cherry Sunburst
  • Finish:Gloss
  • Top Wood:Sitka Spruce
  • Back & Sides Wood:Mahogany
  • Body Bracing:Scalloped X-bracing
  • Binding:Multi-ply top/back
  • Neck Wood:Mahogany
  • Neck Shape:Rounded
  • Radius:12"
  • Fingerboard Material:Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlay:Mother-of-Pearl Parallelograms
  • Number of Frets:20, Standard
  • Scale Length:24.75"
  • Tuning Machines:Gotoh Keystone
  • Bridge Material:Rosewood
  • Nut/Saddle Material:Bone/Bone
  • Nut Width:1.725"
  • Electronics:LR Baggs VTC Under Saddle Pickup
  • Strings:Gibson, .012-.053
  • Case Included:Hardshell Case

Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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Please note that returns will not be accepted for variations in timber grain /  colouring, finish variations and parts colouring, unless there is a fault with the instrument. If you have any questions at all regarding an instrument's appearance, just drop us a line - we're always happy to send photos, and if we have more than one instrument in stock you'll be able to choose the exact guitar that you receive!

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