The year 57 changed the world of electric guitar with the appearance of humbucking pickups thanks to the ingenuity of Mr. Seth Lover who was working at Gibson at that time. This model tries to represent that first model of humbuckers that most manufacturers associate with the use of the alnico 2 magnet, although there is little evidence of this and it is said that in that first period from 56 to 61 Gibson used the degrees of alnico that had in stock. With the use of the alnico II, the frequency spectrum slightly cuts the mid frequencies, predominating the bass and treble and obtaining a defined sound that goes very well for jazz, rhythm & blues or funky styles, although this style of PAFs have also been used. by rock artists like Slash in hot versions.

The materials used for this set are: 42 AWG plain enamel copper wire, alnico II magnets, nickel silver cover and mounting plate (brass free), steel screw clamp bar, and maple wood shoehorn. As options, the winding can be between 7 and 9 kOhmns, and the pickups can be served both with and without cover, with ABS or butyrate coils as an option. Likewise, the output cable can be one-wire and covered with metal mesh, or four-wire plus ground to be able to make a split coil.

Neck:     7,10 kΩ     -      7,70 kΩ

Bridge:  7,50 kΩ     -      8,50 kΩ 

PVP: Humbucker withot cover           225 Euros VAT included

          Humbucker unplated                  245 Euros VAT included

          Humbucker chrome plated       255 Euros VAT included

          Humbucker gold plated             260 Euros VAT included

Payment method by transfer ES23 3058 0990 2127 5464 4842

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All covers are Nickel silver - brass free

Only 49,2 mm with butyrate bobbins

Demo composed and performed by  Kid Carlos



Guitar player - Carlos Moreno

Microphone - Rode NT1000

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