Rarely seen 1965 Gibson Howard Roberts model. Such a cool guitar! Introduced in the mid-1960s, this model was designed with the input of Roberts himself, catering to the needs of jazz players seeking a versatile and sophisticated guitar.
This all-original Howard Roberts model is in excellent condition, showcasing its authenticity and value to collectors and musicians alike. With its vintage appeal, the guitar offers a unique blend of classic design and innovative features.
Constructed with a laminated maple body, the Howard Roberts model delivers a warm and rich tone, making it well-suited for jazz and other styles. The mahogany neck further enhances the guitar’s sustain and resonance.
Featuring a distinctive Venetian cutaway, this model offers easy access to the higher frets, allowing players to explore a wide range of musical expressions. The rosewood fingerboard adds to the guitar’s elegant appearance, adorned with dot inlays for improved visibility.
The scale length of this Howard Roberts model measures 24.75 inches, providing a comfortable and familiar playing experience. Equipped with a floating mini-humbucker pickup, the guitar produces a warm and well-defined sound, characteristic of jazz archtops.