Gibson has unveiled its new Exclusives Collection of guitars.
Available only from gibson.com, the Exclusives Collection decks out a handful of the company's models – the Les Paul Special, Les Paul Classic, Les Paul Standard '50s, Les Paul Standard '60s, SG Standard ‘61, ES-335 (with P-90s), and ‘70s Flying V – in Ebony and Olive Drab finishes.
In the Ebony wing, for starters, there's a Les Paul Standard '50s and Les Paul Standard '60s (both $2,499), each of which features a mahogany body and neck, and a rosewood fretboard with trapezoid inlays.
The Standard ‘50s LP features BurstBucker pickups, vintage tuners, and a bigger neck, while the Standard ‘60s features 61R and 61T humbuckers, a SlimTaper profile, and Grover tuning pegs.
Next up in the Ebony corner is a '70s Flying V ($1,999) and SG Standard ‘61 ($1,799).
The former comes equipped with a SlimTaper neck with dot inlays, Grover tuners, and two ‘70s Tribute Humbuckers controlled by two volume controls and one master tone control.
The SG, meanwhile, features a SlimTaper-profile neck, a five-ply teardrop pickguard, Vintage Deluxe tuners, and 61R and 61T BurstBuckers controlled by two volume controls and two tone controls.
Last in the Ebony range is an ES-335 ($2,999) loaded with a pair of P-90s, Orange Drop capacitors, a maple/poplar/maple body with a maple center block, and a rounded-C mahogany neck boasting a rosewood fretboard with dot inlays.
Finally, in the Olive Drab department, there's a Les Paul Special ($1,599) and Les Paul Classic ($1,999).
The Special features a mahogany slab body, a fat ‘50s mahogany neck, a rosewood fretboard, and a wraparound bridge, with a pair of P-90s providing the guitar's tones.
The Classic, meanwhile, boasts a mahogany back and maple top, a SlimTaper mahogany neck, and a bound rosewood fretboard, with BurstBucker 61R and 61T zebra open-coil pickups giving the guitar its sound.
For more info on all of the guitars in Gibson's Exclusives Collection, stop by gibson.com.
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