1996 Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion (Ebony)
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-11-21)
Price : US $1,250.
1996 Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion
Serial #: 92556332
Body size at lower bout: 14 7/8'. Depth: 2 5/16'. Scale length: 24.9' Nut Width: 1 11/16'
Materials: Solid maple neck; maple top back, and sides; solid ebony fingerboard
Hardware: 100% original hardware, including twin gold PAF style pickups; black barrel speed knobs; gold six-finger adjustable tailpiece; 5-ply beveled black pickguard; gold Gibson 16X1 tuners, gold Tuneamatic bridge.
Notes: A legend among guitarists, the late Howard Roberts dominated the LA recording scene for over a quarter of a century, having played on literally thousands of pop hits, film soundtracks, and a notable series of solo albums. Robert's creativity was not limited to the fretboard alone. He was a relentless tinkerer with his instruments, often customizing them beyond recognition. Little surprise then that when Gibson came to call, Howard was ready with ideas for a truly innovative guitar for the working player.
The Howard Roberts Fusion, the guitar made its debut in 1979, and combined a number of signature Gibson design features from some of their most successful models. The single cutaway body extended the reach of the ES-175 with a neck that joins the body at the 16th fret. The intermediate 2 5/16' body depth is unique in the line, and represents a comfortable compromise between the full sized archtops and the slimline ES-335 family. And like the latter model, the HRF offers superior feedback resistance with an inte
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-11-21)
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