This Gibson Custom Shop CS-356 Electric Guitar has an elegant and comfortable scaled-down ES double cutaway body with a carved top made of maple and a tonally carved mahogany back, centerblock, and sides. The one-piece mahogany neck has a 1960s SlimTaper profile that is ultra-fast and fully accessible. The guitar's 22-fret Richlite fretboard is bound and adorned with mother-of-pearl block inlays. The Gibson CS-356 is loaded with Classic '57 humbucker pickups with Alnico II magnets, giving you the sound that defined the music of the late-'50s. All the hardware on this beauty is brilliant gold, including the vintage Kluson tulip style tuners, the ABR-1 bridge and stopbar tailpiece. Comes with a hardshell guitar case.
Key features Rare 5A quilted maple top Mother of pearl inlays Corian nut over Richlite fingerboard Bound Tortiose pickguard Gibson 57 Classic pickups Gibson hardshell case and a Gibson Limited Lifetime Warranty FEATURES Body Body shape: Double cutaway Body type: Semi-hollow or chambered body Body material: Solid wood Top wood: Maple Quilted Body wood: Mahogany Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Orientation: Right handed Neck Neck shape: SlimTaper Neck wood: Mahogany Joint: Set-in Scale length: 24.75" Truss rod: Standard Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Fretboard Material: Richlite Radius: 12" Fret size: Reissue Number of frets: 22 Inlays: Pearl block Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm) Pickups Configuration: HH Neck: ™57 Classic Middle: Not applicable Bridge: ™57 Classic Brand: Gibson Active or passive: Passive Series or parallel: Series Piezo: No Active EQ: No Special electronics: None Controls Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2 Pickup switch: 3-way Coil tap or split: No Kill switch: No Hardware Bridge type: Fixed Bridge design: ABR Tailpiece: Stopbar Tuning machines: Kluson deluxe Color: Gold Other Number of strings: 6-string Special features: Pickups Case: Hardshell case Accessories: None Country of origin: United States