1966 Gibson Firebird III
1966 Gibson Firebird III

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A reasonably rare non-reverse Firebird III (model made 1965-1969). This one is all original apart from having had replacement tuners at one point – the originals are now back in place. Nice and light with lots of flexibility from the 3 P90 pickups and Gibson Vibrola. The original Firebird logo is still visible on the scratchplate but the colour from the indents has gone. Not pristine but certainly not in poor condition either. ‘60s cool exemplified (and amplified!) and increasingly difficult to find at a reasonable price.

  • Non-revere body shape
  • Sunburst finish
  • Mahogany set neck
  • Rosewood unbound fingerboard with 22 frets and dot markers
  • Scale length 24¾”
  • Chrome hardware
  • Mahogany body
  • Original Kluson tuners (has had alternatives at some point)
  • Original scratchplate with faded Firebird logo
  • Original 3xP90 single-coil pickups
  • Original switch and knobs, strap buttons, jack plate and socket
  • Original bridge and vibrato tailpiece
  • Original hardshell case
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