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Condition of Instrument:
Excellent Condition with no fret wear. Includes all paperwork, hardshell case and COA.

Undeniably one of the most influential players in the history of metal, Kirk Hammett has expressed unparalleled power, tone and talent in his nearly 30-year career with Metallica. Listed at #11 in Rolling Stone's "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” Hammett has also proved himself an enduring and multi-dimensional artist, coining timeless riffs and contributing to classic hits year after year in a genre that is more often known for flash-in-the-pan successes and rapid burnouts. Kirk and Metallica have conquered not only the metal world but the entire music universe, becoming members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the process. Throughout this time Kirk has played a 1979 Gibson Flying V. In celebration of his amazing career, Gibson Custom introduces the Kirk Hammett Flying V, a meticulous recreation of Kirk’s own Flying V and trusted companion throughout his playing career with Metallica, the biggest metal band in music history. This tribute to Kirk Hammett’s achievements will be produced in strictly limited numbers: 50 guitars will be aged and signed by the artist himself, with a further 100 guitars aged only.


ModelKirk Hammett Aged Flying V
Finish ColorEbony
Weight5.92 lbs
Body WoodMahogany
Neck WoodMahogany Neck/Maple Spline
Neck Dimensions.810 1st - .980 12th
Fingerboard Radius12"
InlaysPearloid Dot
Width at Nut1.562"
Nut MaterialCorian
PickupsEMG 81 (neck), EMG H (bridge)
Controls2 Volume, 1 Tone, 3-way Switch
BridgeModified Tune-O-Matic
TailpieceStop Bar
TunersSchaller™ M6®
KnobsBlack Speed
CaseBlack Custom Shop Case

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Serial Number: HAMMETT030

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