Retrofret Stock # 4915. Gibson Hummingbird Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1961), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 37828, sunburst top, dark cherry stained back and sides finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. Overall length is 41 in. (104.1 cm.), 15 15/16 in. (40.5 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 5 in. (12.7 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale length is 25 1/4 in. (641 mm.). Width of nut is 1 11/16 in. (43 mm.). General wear overall but nothing major; original bridge with composite saddle still intact and functional. There is a period half-pickguard added over the soundhole; the celluloid material looks factory but the engraving is hand-applied. All tuner buttons are original, four have shrunken up somewhat but are still functional (can be replaced if desired). There is a driver's liscense number etched in the back of the headstock. A very cool and excellent sounding early Hummingbird with some history to it! Generally Excellent Condition.
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Retrofret has been shipping instruments throughout the USA and worldwide for nearly 20 years. We have yet to experience a single instance of damage (...I hope this doesn't jinx our perfect record). Retrofret's shipping department can send parcels via UPS, Fedex, USPS, BAX, DHL and DSV Air and Yusen Air Cargo. We ship instruments and other items on a 48 hour approval basis once we received payment in full. Shipping charges and taxes are not included in the prices listed. Mail order shipments within New York are subject to sales tax of 8.875%. Shipments out of state are not subject to NY city and state tax, although the buyer assumes all other tax requirements of their municipality. Before sending payment, please call to confirm the instrument's availability and the cost of shipment.
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