Hummingbird

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Epiphone Hummingbird-hcb
Epiphone Hummingbird

Introduced in 1960, the Hummingbird was Gibson's first square-shoulder dreadnought, similar to the dreadnoughts produced by C.F. Martin & Company. The Hummingbird was Gibson's second-most expensive acoustic guitar, behind the Gibson J-200, until the introduction of the Gibson Dove in 1962.

The Epiphone Hummingbird is an inexpensive alterantive the the Gibson version and features the same basic design, fretboard inlays, bridge and similar pickguard.


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Models


Hummingbird

Epiphone Hummingbird-hcb
Epiphone Hummingbird Heritage Cherryburst
Epiphone Hummingbird-hcb
Epiphone Hummingbird Ebony
Epiphone Hummingbird Heritage Cherryburst Early Model Epiphone Hummingbird Heritage Cherryburst Late Model
Epiphone Hummingbird Heritage Cherryburst Early Model
Epiphone Hummingbird Heritage Cherryburst Late Model
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Epiphone Hummingbird
  • 1995-Current
  • Square-shoulder dreadnought body

Body:

  • Solid spruce top
  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fretboard with split-parallelogram inlays
  • Clipped-ear headstock (Early models)
  • Elongated headstock (Late Models)
  • Pearl crown inlay on headstock
  • 2-ply truss rod cover
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 20 medium-jumbo frets
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • 4-ply body binding
  • Single-ply neck binding
  • Multi-ply 3-ring rosette

Hardware:

  • Chrome or Nickel hardware
  • Reverse-belly rosewood bridge with compensated saddle
  • White bridge pins with black dots
  • Stylized tortoise hummingbird pickguard with flower & bird design
  • Vintage Deluxe style (Early models)
  • Die-cast with metal buttons (Late Models)

Colors

  • Ebony (EB)
  • Natural (NA)
  • Heritage Cherry Sunburst (HS)

CherryBurst Finish:

  • Full burst (Early models)
  • Teardrop Burst (Late Models)



Hummingbird Artist

Epiphone Hummingbird Artist
Epiphone Hummingbird Artist
Epiphone Hummingbird Artist
Epiphone Hummingbird Artist with Traditional-shaped Hummingbird Pickguard
Epiphone Hummingbird Artist
Epiphone Hummingbird Artist with Traditional-shaped Hummingbird Pickguard
  • 2008-Current
  • Square-shoulder dreadnought body

Body:

  • Select spruce top
  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fretboard with split-parallelogram inlays
  • Pearl crown inlay on headstock
  • 2-ply truss rod cover
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 20 medium-jumbo frets
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • 7-ply body binding
  • Single-ply neck binding
  • Multi-ply 3-ring rosette

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Reverse-belly rosewood bridge
  • Synthetic bone saddle
  • White bridge pins with black dots
  • Plain tortoise shell hummingbird pickguard
  • Die-cast vintage-style tulip button tuners

Pickguard:

  • Traditional Hummingbird shape
  • Hummingbird Artist shape

Colors:

  • Ebony (EB)
  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)
  • Faded Cherry (FC)





Ltd. Ed. 2014 Hummingbird Artist

Epiphone Hummingbird Artist
Epiphone Hummingbird Artist 2014 Limited Edition
Epiphone Hummingbird Artist
Epiphone Hummingbird Artist 2014 Limited Edition
  • 2014
  • Square-shoulder dreadnought body

Body:

  • Select spruce or flame maple top
  • Select mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with 1960's SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fretboard with split-parallelogram inlays
  • Pearl crown inlay on headstock
  • 2-ply truss rod cover
  • 14" fingerboard radius
  • 20 medium frets
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • 6-ply body binding
  • Single-ply neck binding
  • Multi-ply 3-ring rosette

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Reverse-belly rosewood bridge
  • Synthetic bone compensated saddle
  • White bridge pins with black dots
  • Plain tortoise shell hummingbird pickguard
  • 18:1 ratio Deluxe tuners

Colors:

  • Ebony (EB)
  • Wine Red (WR)
  • Honeyburst (HB)
  • Faded Cherry Burst (FC)
  • Blueburst (BB)



Hummingbird 12-String

Epiphone Hummingbird-hcb
Epiphone Hummingbird 12-String
  • Square-shoulder dreadnought body

Body:

  • Solid spruce top
  • Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fretboard with split-parallelogram inlays
  • Pearl crown inlay on headstock
  • 2-ply truss rod cover
  • 20 medium-jumbo frets
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.75" nut width

Binding:

  • 4-ply body binding
  • Single-ply neck binding
  • Multi-ply 3-ring rosette

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Reverse-belly rosewood bridge with compensated saddle
  • White bridge pins with black dots
  • Stylized tortoise hummingbird pickguard with flower & bird design

Colors:

  • Heritage Cherry Sunburst (HS)



Hummingbird PRO

Epiphone Hummingbird-hcb
Epiphone Hummingbird PRO
Epiphone Hummingbird-hcb
Epiphone Hummingbird PRO
Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Controls Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Bridge
Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Controls
Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Bridge
Epiphone Hummingbird-hcb
Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Headstock
  • 2013
  • Square-shoulder dreadnought body

Body:

  • Solid spruce top
  • Select Mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper 'D' profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard with split-parallelogram inlays
  • Sloped Dovewing headstock with pearloid pineapple inlay
  • 20 medium frets
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 24.75" scale length
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • 5-ply Body binding on top
  • 1-ply Body binding on back
  • 1-ply Neck binding
  • Multi-ply 4-ring rosette

Electronics:

  • Shadow NanoFlex pickup
  • Shadow e-Performer preamp
  • Volume and treble & bass EQ controls
  • Dynamics (Frequency Curve)
  • Mute
  • Low Battery Indicator
  • Two 2032 batteries
  • Endpin output jack

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Imitation tortoise hummingbird pickguard
  • Rosewood bridge with reverse belly and compensated saddle
  • 14:1 ratio Grover tuners

Colors:

  • Faded Cherry Sunburst (FC)
  • Ebony (EB) 2014 Epiphone Club Exclusive



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