1 of 25 made, very accurate reproduction by Gibson CS, formerly owned and used with Kid Rock by guitarist Kenny Olsen. Lead pickup changed to Duncan Fbird, has rocking tunomatic ABR1 so Maestro stays in tune great, this guitar is alive and resonant, one of the best playing birds I have ever held, minimal playwear, killer guitar!! OHSC
When we state "NEAR MINT" we mean it.And there is no checking on this bird.100% with tags.Only 1164 shipped this year,but how few in this rare color?Pots dated 39th week of 1965.Bummer the near mint pick guard has shrunk.Only 7.6 lbs.Near mint original rare case.Please go to WWW.NEALSGUITARS.COM
1965 Gibson Firebird I in sunburst finish. Good condition, non-reverse body, a few dings and scrapes, original P-90s and vibrola, replaced tuners, and a repaired body crack. Trem arm in the non-original hardshell case. Additional photos available on our website: www.guitarworksltd.com.
Under the Bed for Forty-Nine Years!
1965 Gibson Firebird I "Non-Reverse".
This very early "non-reverse" guitar weighs just 6.90 lbs. and has a nut width of just under 1 5/8 inches and a standard Gibson scale length of 24 3/4 inches. Solid mahogany body, one-piece mahogany neck with a very fast thin-to-medium profile, and unbound rosewood fretboard with 22 jumbo frets and inlaid pearloid dot...
1966 Gibson Firebird I
All original Sunburst Finish with all original parts except strap buttons.
Original pickguard has cracked- see photos.
Neck width is 1 & 5/8"
2 Original P-90 Pickups that sound GREAT!!!
Neck has original frets and is straight- plays well with low action.
Will ship in a non-original hard case
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TUNERS FOR THAT FIREBIRD I OR III TO MAKE THAT PUPPY ORIGINAL AGAIN!!
The Gibson Firebird has long been one of those rare birds that can be a bit difficult to track down. The Firebird models began life as a neck through design with glued on wings. In 1965, Gibson redesigned the guitars with a mirror image body shape and a glued in or "set" neck. The III initially featured two Firebird style mini humbuckers but the non-reverse, post 1965 guitars transitioned to a...
the man (or hoe) that would be king...might be the person who would bring a set of direct-fit titanium reverse firebird tuners to market. 'till then...there's this. extreme feather-weight. huge neck. dig the wood-grain and shading of the finish and perfect blood-red bird logo on that crack-free guard. sounds outrageous. one of the coolest looking nicest reverse firebirds i have ever see. the...
WE JUST FOUND THIS MISSING TREM. IF YOU HAVE EMAILED ME ABOUT IT AND IT WAS LOST IT HAS BEEN FOUND. ALL ORIGINAL WITH ALL OFTHE PARTS TO MAKE THAT 60S GIBSON COLLECTABLE RIGHT AGAIN!!! (I was so bummed when it went missing ... can you tell by the all caps!)
Made by Maestro ... this came from a refin'd 1966 Firebird non reverse that had been set up for a stop tail.
Early 1965 Trini Lopez Regular model guitar. Yes we all know it was just a gussied up ES-335, with a big Firebird style peghead, fancier inlays, elongated diamond soundholes and a rosewood block with an engraved plaque bearing the artists name attached to the tailpiece. But this one is so special! Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and tailpiece insert, yes Brazilian I said, HUGE SOUNDING patent# PAF...