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2001 Heritage H-535

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Serial #: R06003

Finish: Almond sunburst, nitrocellulose type

Body size at lower bout: 15". Scale length: 24 3/4" Nut Width: 1 11/16" Neck depth, 1st/12th frets: .79/.87

Materials: Highly figured tiger flame maple top, back and sides; solid mahogany neck; solid rosewood fingerboard; bound body and neck.

Hardware: All original gold hardware, including Grover Rotomatic tuners, stop tailpiece, compensated tuneomatic style bridge; Schaller humbucking pickups; bound curly maple pickguard; amber bell knobs.

Notes: Handbuilt in Kalamazoo by former Gibson artisans in the old Gibson plant, the Heritage H-535 features a semi-hollow thinline body, classic gentle C neck profile, and fast 24 3/4" scale. This example has exceptional tiger flame maple in both top and back, as well as a bound figured maple pickguard. The design harks back to the classic Gibson ES-355 of the late 50's, and features the traditional handcraft of that era in every guitar.

The guitar is in 100% original condition, with all gold hardware, medium jumbo frets, and a neck that plays effortlessly, with a fresh high precision setup. Free of pick, thumb, or fingerboard wear, the guitar has been well maintained, showing only a few scattered lacquer dings, and a finish imprint from an older guitar stand on the upper neck.

The traditional humbucking pickup and semi-hollow body design offer greater sustain and feedback resistance, and the thinline body is a joy to hold. A versatile instrument equally at home with jazz, rock or rhythm and blues, the H-535 is unquestionably the best value in a true US made guitar for the working pro. An exceptionally attractive example: one only, call now.

Setup: This instrument is strung with medium gauge nickel roundwound strings (.011). The guitar will accommodate lighter or heavier gauge strings, according to preference. String action is set at 4/64" to 5/64" at the 12th fret, with moderate relief for acoustic playing with medium strings. The action may be lowered or raised to your requirements with the adjustable bridge.

Case: Deluxe black arched plush lined hardshell case.

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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