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Gibson 1956 Byrdland, blonde, A24000 original pickguard and screw in case w/OHSC

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The Gibson Byrdland Model guitar was introduced in 1955, making this guitar a very early and rare example of a very clean Byrdland.  This guitar is all original and has been carefully maintained throughout it's life.  The original pickguard has been removed and is in the case. This guitar has been thoroughly checked over and fully set up by our in-house luthiers, and is ready to take up all of your time!

 

Specs:

Make: Gibson

Year: 1956

Model: Byrdland

Serial #: A 24000

Body Finish: Original/Natural (Blonde)

Body Wood: Carved Spruce Top, Figured Maple Back and Sides

Body Binding: Original 7-Ply on Top, 3-Ply back with black side purfling

Neck Wood: 2 Piece Maple with walnut strip

Neck Binding: Original 5-Ply on Fingerboard and Headstock

Neck Finish: Original/Natural (Blonde)

Neck Back Shape: C

Fingerboard Wood: Ebony with Mother of Pearl Block Markers

Frets: Original Narrow

Neck Pickup: Original Dog Ear Alnico V Custom narrow spaced pole pieces

Bridge Pickup: Original Dog Ear Alnico V Custom narrow spaced pole pieces

Electronics: Original

Potentiometers: Original Centralab

Potentiometer Date: 20th Week of 1956

Nut: Original Bone

Nut Width: 1 9/16” Narrow

Tuners: Original Kluson Sealfast with Metal Keystone Knobs

Pickguard: Original Pickguard and screw in case

Other:

String Spacing: Byrdland Standard Narrow-1 7/8" E-E at the Saddle

Scale Length: 23 1/2" 

Body Width: 16 3/4"

Body Depth: 2 1/4"

Byrdland model was introduced in 1955

Flowerpot Headstock Inlay

Original Triple-Loop Tubular Tailpiece with no engraving 

Factory Order Code Letter is "V" - 1956

“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.

“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.