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6-string Acoustic Guitar with Solid Sitka Spruce top and "AA" flame maple back and sides - Vintage Cherry Sunburst

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The Hummingbird Is a Premier American Guitar!

A Sweetwater exclusive, this Gibson Hummingbird Ltd acoustic guitar is in a class by itself. There will only be seven of these impeccable guitars available in the USA - and Sweetwater has 'em all! The Hummingbird - with its exceptional playability and the bold visual statement of its cherry sunburst finish - has baan a fretted object of desire for over a half-century. With its "AA" flame maple back and sides, however, this limited edition Hummingbird brings something different to the party in the form of exceeding bold tone and projection. If you want to stand out from the crowd, grab your Gibson Hummingbird Ltd - while you can.

Gibson Hummingbird Ltd Acoustic Guitar at a Glance:

  • Quality construction
  • Dreadnought Plus
  • Gibson: Don't Mess with a Good Thing
Quality construction

The Hummingbird Ltd is handcrafted by Gibson in Bozeman, MT, from premium tonewoods and components. You get a premium-quality solid Sitka spruce top and "AA" flame maple back and sides. This combination gives you outstanding clarity, robust tone, and superior projection. The rosewood fingerboard features double-parallelogram inlays as well as a traditional mother-of-pearl crown inlay on the headstock. the Hummingbird Ltd is pure class, all the way.

Dreadnought Plus

The Gibson Hummingbird brought a subtle new body style and a bold new look to Gibson's dreadnought family. The Hummingbird was Gibson's first 16" wide "dreadnought"-style guitar with the extra wide upper bout, known as the "square shouldered" body shape. To emphasize the importance of the new model, Gibson outfitted the original Hummingbird with such eye-catching features as a cherry sunburst finish (the first on a Gibson flat-top), double parallelogram fingerboard inlays, multi-layered binding, and a modernized pickguard engraved with hummingbird and blossoms. As discriminating guitarists immediately discovered, underneath the Hummingbird's flashy ornamentation is a solid, high-quality guitar.

Gibson: Don't Mess with a Good Thing

Gibson guitars have been around for well over a century. When guitarists are looking for an outstanding combination of superb tone and playability along with great looks and gorgeous finishes, the choice for most of those 100 plus years has been Gibson. From their amazing collection of fine acoustics to the electric guitars that literally rewrote music history, Gibson guitars have been on almost every chart-topping album from artists like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Cream and Led Zeppelin. These "first call" instruments also cross an enormous array of diverse styles, from folk and country to blues and hard rock. With that resume, it's not surprising that so many of Gibson's best-selling instruments have changed little over the decades. There's just no sense in messing with a good thing!

Gibson Hummingbird Ltd Acoustic Guitar Features:
  • A premium, limited edition of a classic!
  • Color: Cherry Sunburst
  • Solid Sitka spruce top, "AA" flame maple back and sides
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Machine Heads: Nickel Grover kidney
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • No. of Frets: 20
  • Bridge: Belly up
  • Scale Length: 24-3/4"
  • Case: Hardshell
The Gibson Hummingbird Ltd Acoustic Guitar: get yours while you can!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number SPLMON03

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See also: Gibson Acoustic, Gibson Acoustic 6-string Acoustic Guitars