Posted on March 2, 2015
Tak Matsumoto News


Gibson Custom has announced that it will be releasing Tak Matsumoto’s latest signature guitar, the Gibson Firebird. The guitar will go on sale in Japan in the middle of March to early April and will have a suggested retail price of 698,000 Yen. But don’t let that scare you. Retailers such as Ikebe Gakki have already started listing the guitar for about 490,000 Yen, which is significantly less than the suggested retail price. The guitar will come in two flavors: Vintage Sunburst and Trans Black Burst.


Body: Figured Maple top, 3 Piece Genuine Mahogany Back
Neck: 1 Piece Genuine Mahogany neck with maple spline (Vintage trussrod) , TAK DC profile set neck
Fingerboard: 1 Piece Indian Rosewood w/Abalone Trapezoid inlay
Nut: Corian
Tuners: Reissue Kluson Deluxe
Tailpiece & Bridge: Lightweight Aluminum ABR-1
Pickups: Burstbucker w/Alnico 5, Exposed zebra
Hardware: Nickel Knobs: Gold Top Hats
Collateral: Certificate of Authenticity, Hardcase

1 response to “Gibson Custom To Release TAK MATSUMOTO FIREBIRD”

  1. Kogorou says:

    The Firebirds are really nice guitars.
    I am eager to get one for years now.
    Considering this is a Signature Model the price is okay 🙂

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