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Many working musicians of the fast-paced and musically adventurous ’50s required a new instrument — one that captured traditional Gibson archtop artistry and craftsmanship, but represented a redrawing of the blueprint for the needs of the day. Enter the Byrdland, released in 1955 after consultation with first-call Nashville session musicians Billy Byrd and Hank Garland. Outwardly every bit a Gibson, this model represented a handful of developments that were radical, even revolutionary, in its day.


Brand Gibson Custom Shop
Finish ColorNatural
Weight7.36 lbs
Top WoodSpruce
Back & Sides WoodFigured Maple
Neck Wood5-piece Maple/Walnut
Neck Dimensions.800 1st - .910 9th
Fingerboard InlaysBlock
Scale Length23.5"
Pickups'57 Classics
Controls2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-Way
CaseBlack Hardshell Case

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