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1996 Gibson Blueshawk w/ Epiphone Branded Hardshell Case Well loved & Used L@@K

Estimated price for orientation: 699 $

Category: Electric Guitar

Brand: Gibson MPN: Does Not Apply
Model: Blueshawk Exact Year: 1996
Dexterity: Right-Handed String Configuration: 6 String
Body Type: Semi-Hollow Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
UPC: Does not apply

ManufacturerGibson, Epiphone
Period1996-2006 (Gibson), 2015 (Epiphone)
Body typeSemi-solid - two sound cavities with f-holes
Neck jointNarrow with slight V shape
BodyMaple cap over Poplar (Gibson) Maple cap with a Flame Maple veneer over Mahogany (Epiphone)
BridgeLow-profile string-through-body system with Maestro tremolo option
Two Blues 90 with hum canceling dummy coil (Gibson) Two Epiphone P-90 Pros (Epiphone)
Colors available
Heritage Cherry (transparent red), Chicago Blue (transparent blue), Ebony (black
Construction[]The Blueshawk has a number of distinctive features that distinguish it from virtually all other Gibsons. The Blueshawk's body outline is the same as a slightly earlier range of guitars - the  (1993-1999) - but unlike the Nighthawks, the Blueshawk is a semi-hollow bodied guitar with twin  and a flat (uncarved) top.Other distinctive / innovative features include:25.5 inch scale length (the same as many Fenders, Gibsons more typically have a 24.75 inch scale length).Through-body stringing and bridge construction - similar to the Blues 90 pickups (superficially resembling a  pickup, but structurally more like a noise canceling Fender pickup)Noise reduction circuitry which employs a dummy coilA Varitone circuit (similar to that used on the Gibson ES345) - the Varitone circuit is a mid-cut/ with a choice of five center frequenciesThe Blueshawk is a light guitar (less than 7lbs) - the body is made from poplar, capped with maple - the body is small and relatively thin and has two cavities - the hardware is minimal.The Blueshawk has a contour carved into the back - similar to the .Simple control set - master volume, master tone, 3-way pickup selector, 6 way rotary Varitone control switch.Just above the fingerboard and parallel to it, between the front (neck) pickup and the front strap pin, there is a cursive-writing emblem using paint, saying “Blues Hawk.”