Gibson Custom Shop Jimi Hendrix Psychedelic 1967 #23 NOS
Gibson Custom Shop Jimi Hendrix Psychedelic 1967 Flying V – Designed by the legendary Gibson Guitar Custom Shop, and authorized by the Hendrix Estate, as an exact reproduction of Hendrixs famous hand-painted 1967 Flying V, the new Jimi Hendrix Psychedelic Flying V offers guitarists unsurpassed playability and classic tone. In addition, the instrument features detailed artwork recreated by master luthier and artist Bruce Kunkel.
This guitar is New Old Stock, the newest/oldest Inspired by that you can buy, never been played other than to tune & test, complete with all docs & warranty cards, 300 guitars were made for worldwide distribution, this example is #23
Purchased by Hendrix in 1967 and used on tour throughout Europe in 1967 and 1968, Hendrixs original Gibson Flying V has the distinguishing feature of having Jimi’s own psychedelic hand-painted artwork adorning the top and sides creating a truly unique appearance reminiscent of the late 1960s. Originally painted with what appears to be nail polish, the Gibson Custom Shop has sourced and used materials which reproduce the same sense of depth and texture to the guitar’s one-of-a-kind artwork, while maintaining the strictest standards in creating faithful reproductions of all of the original Flying V’s materials and hardware. The Inspired By guitars are all handmade instruments crafted by Gibson’s famous Custom Shop, featuring one-of-a-kind looks, style, and tone. The result, an instrument of unsurpassed playability and tone, is an original work of art that can be beautifully displayed or proudly played.
Paying tribute to Hendrix’s role as musical innovator and guitar visionary, Gibson has produced a limited run of 300 of these Custom Shop instruments. The guitar comes complete with a Gibson Custom Shop case, certificate of authenticity, and custom care kit.
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Features and Specifications:
* Solid mahogany body
* Chrome hardware
* Late 60s ABR-1 bridge, Maestro tailpiece
* 1-piece mahogany neck
* 22 fret rosewood fingerboard
* Pearloid dot inlays
* Rounded neck profile
* 24 3/4″ scale length, 1 9/16″ nut width
* Double band vintage tulip tuners
* 57 Classic pickups
* 2 volume, 1 tone, 3-way selector switch
* Vintage Reissue .010 strings
* Includes Custom Shop case, certificate of authenticity, custom care kit