1970 BYRDLAND Cherry Sunbust finish, no Volute 2 pat.# Black Label pickups, SUPER ! EX code GI765
The thinbody, short scale version of the L-5. A 17" lower bout,cutaway, 2 1/4" rounded neck, depth of 2¼-in, the Byrdland's short scale neck (23½"), facilitated intricate single-note patterns and unusual stretched chord voicings. The nut width 1 21/32" or 42mm. Guitar is in real incredible excellent conditions, Nice Flammed neck and back and sides. Gibson embossed pickups with correct logo orientation “Patent No. 2,737,842” T-Top Black stickers. Perfect straight neck very fast with excellent freets conditions. No Pickguard available. Incredible sound .. yes she has! Come with a precious yellow lined interior case.
Famous Byrdland players are Ted Nugent, Hank Garland, Scotty Moore http://www.scottymoore.net/55Byrdland.html , Anthony Wilson, Louie Shelton, David T. Walker and James Blood Ulmer. British guitar player John McLaughlin used a sunburst Byrdland with a scalloped fretboard. Eric Clapton played one at the Concert for Bangladesh with George Harrison https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8CivPhu0fw
Ted Nugent with his Gibson Byrdland