Gibson 2015 Firebird V Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst

1,490.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 59896

  • 9 Ply Mahogany/Walnut Thru Neck
  • 495R and 495T Mini Humbuckers
  • Zero Fret Adjustable Nut
  • Vintage Sunburst Finish
  • Hardshell Case Included

Gibson 2015 Firebird V Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst


The Gibson 2015 Firebird V Electric Guitar is an iconic and visually stunning guitar with incredible sound quality. It features Mahogany body wings and a Mahogany/Walnut "thru" neck, delivering a rich, warm tone with unbelievable sustain. With an array of exciting features including a new Zero Fret Adjustable Nut, upgraded Tune-o-matic bridge and versatile 495R and 495T Mini Humbuckers, this improved 2015 model is a powerful new modern take on a true classic.

Product Ref: 59896

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9 Ply Mahogany/Walnut Neck

The Firebird V features a 9 ply Mahogany/Walnut neck with a "thru" neck construction, providing the guitar with incredibly rich sustain. Gibson have widened the neck and fingerboard of the Firebird for 2015, greatly improving comfort when performing hammer-ons, pull-offs and string bends. The 2015 model also features a thicker one-piece Rosewood fingerboard, which has been expertly sanded, buffed and treated with oil for an unparalleled smooth and silky feel.

New and Improved Nut and Saddle

The innovative new Zero Fret Adjustable Brass Nut (patent applied for) gives a number of adjustment options for increased versatility. It improves the Firebird's already massive sustain, provides extremely accurate intonation, and offers a wide range of action adjustments. The classic Tune-o-matic bridge has been upgraded, with specially notched Titanium saddles and Allen wrench-compatible thumbscrews for greater ease of adjustment.

495R and 495T Mini Humbuckers

Using high quality Ceramic magnets, the Firebird's 495R and 495T Mini Humbucker pickups produce a crisp, bright tone with articulate highs, perfect for a wide range of styles. The Firebird's electronics now use thicker gauge wiring, improving signal strength for more reliable internal connections.


Body & Bridge

  • Body: Mahogany
  • Finish: Vintage Sunburst
  • Bridge: Tune-o-matic with Titanium saddles
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 9 ply Mahogany/Walnut Laminate
  • Neck Joint: Neck Through
  • Neck Profile: SlimTaper™
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl Trapezoid

Hardware & Electronics

  • Neck Pickup: 495R Mini Humbucker Firebird
  • Bridge Pickup: 495T Mini Humbucker Firebird
  • Controls: 2x Volume, 2x Tone
  • Tuners: Steinberger Gearless Tuners
  • Accessories: Gibson USA hardshell case