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This auction is for a brand new set of GIBSON 57 Classic & 57 Classic Plus pickups

57 CLASSIC
For the first few years of their production, Gibson's famous "Patent Applied For" humbuckers were wound using imprecise machines, resulting in pickups with slightly different output and tone. Desirable to players who want to mix and match and explore a complete spectrum of tonal possibilities. The '57 Classic vintage style humbucker is the result of Gibson's drive to capture and recreate this renowned characteristic. The '57 Classic provides warm, full tone with a balanced response, packing that classic Gibson PAF humbucker crunch. Made to the exact same specs as the original PAFs, including Alnico II magnets, nickel-plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers, and vintage-style, two-conductor braided wiring. The pickups are also wax potted to remove all internal air space and any chance of microphonic feedback.
Output: 7.5
Position: Both
Magnet: Alnico II
Wiring: 2-Conductor
Details: Vintage Vibes with rich, warm tones and balanced coils.

57 CLASSIC PLUS
The 57 Classic Plus uses slightly overwound balanced coils, exactly like the original PAFs of the late 1950s that accidentally received a few additional turns of wire. They're a perfect bridge-position companion to the '57 Classic, delivering a little more of "the sweet stuff" without sacrificing any of the rich vintage tone. Each humbucker features the same enamel-like coated wiring, Alnico II magnet and maple spacers as in the original models, achieving a creamy, smooth output that sounds rich and full whether they're being played clean or overdriven. 57 Classic Plus pickups are so authentic that they even carry the original "Patent Applied For" decal on the baseplate. All of them come with braided, two-conductor wiring and are fully wax potted to eliminate any chance of microphonic feedback.
Output: 8.3
Position: Bridge
Magnet: Alnico II
Wiring: 2-Conductor
Details: Like the '57 Classic but slightly overwound for increased output Please click here to ask a question
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