Used Gibson Midtown Standard w/ Bigsby Ebony

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Pre-owned Gibson Midtown Standard with Bigsby in Ebony.  An versatile hybrid from Gibson to find the in between LP and hollowbody tones.  In very goods condition, black guitars don't hide imperfections and this is one is in great shape!  Shows only minor wear with very light indendations and pick scratches around the top and back.  Finish is in great shape overall, and the frets have very little visible playing time on them.  The tuners have been swapped out for locking Planet Waves tuners (originals not included) and the strap locks are black locking schaller style.  Original Gibson hardshell case and paperwork included.
Midtown™ Standard with Bigsby®
What if you married the best attributes of Gibson's classic archtops together with the innovative solid-body designs Gibson USA currently offers? Taking a cue from our past, Gibson USA mixes historic design with modern styling to come up with the ultimate hybrid Gibson, a new breed of electric guitar that offers ultimate "Tonestry." This new Gibson recipe creates a whole new level of sonic versatility, resulting in an instrument that's perfect for an amazingly wide range of musical genres. With a trimmed-down and more player friendly body size that still emulates the best of Gibson tradition, built with solid-wood construction rather than a laminated top and back, the Midtown Standard with Bigsby® truly embodies the optimum marriage of solidbody and archtop—and its twin ‘57 Classic humbuckers, top-notch hardware, and Bigsby® vibrato tailpiece are just the icing on the cake. 

The Midtown Standard with Bigsby® starts with a solid mahogany body that is strategically chambered for optimum resonance. A solid maple top with f-holes is glued to this foundation, finished in your choice of high-gloss Faded Red or Ebony Black. A solid mahogany neck is carved to a fast, comfortable '60s-style profile that measures .800" at the 1st fret and .875" at the 12th, and capped with a bound fingerboard with 22 medium-jumbo frets. Tidy white binding accentuates the body and fingerboard, while eye-catching mirror dot inlays adorn the fingerboard, and the headstock wears a simple yet elegant mother-of-pearl Gibson logo. 

Plugged in, this understated hotrod runs the gamut of classic Gibson tones, thanks to a pair of ‘57 Classic humbucking pickups and a no-nonsense control array of a single master volume and tone, along with Gibson's traditional three-way toggle switch. A ‘57 Classic in the neck position offers tones that are creamy and warm yet always articulate, while a slightly hotter ‘57 Classic Plus in the bridge yields raunchier crunch and scorching lead tones, with round, funky tones available from the both-pickups selection. These great humbuckers from Gibson USA are made with genuine Alnico II magnets and wound with 42 AWG wire, just like the legendary PAFs of the late '50s and early '60s, and offer a blend of depth and clarity that few pickups can match today. A Bigsby® vibrato tailpiece extends the Midtown with Bigsby's playing range even further, with the aid of a TonePros® roller-saddle bridge, designed to put keep you in tune even with heavy whammy action. Put it all together, and it's a great modern take on some of the world's most classic electric guitar designs. 
Make: Gibson
Model: Midtown Standard with Bigsby
Year: 2011
Color: Ebony
SN: 130811356
Pickups: '57 Classics
Neck Profile: '60's Slim Taper
Top: Maple
Body: Mahogany
Fretboard: Richlite
Tuners: Planet Waves locking tuners
Strap Buttons: Black Schaller locking
Case: OHSC included
Accessories: Case candy, paperwork included

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