Lovies Guitars is Excited to offer up this 1998 Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar with a Black Ebony Finish! The 1998 Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III in Black Ebony is a meticulously crafted semi-hollowbody electric guitar paying homage to the renowned jazz guitarist Howard Roberts. With a semi-hollow design featuring a single cutaway, the guitar combines a laminated maple top and back for a perfect blend of warmth and resonance while mitigating feedback. An internal center block enhances sustain and curbs unwanted feedback. Its Black Ebony finish is elegantly sleek, lending the guitar an understated yet sophisticated appearance. Constructed with a mahogany set neck and an ebony fingerboard, this guitar offers both stability and a smooth playing surface. The neck profile ensures a comfortable and effortless playing experience.
Equipped with Gibson humbucking pickups, the Howard Roberts Fusion III offers a wide tonal palette suitable for diverse musical genres. The control layout typically includes two volume and two tone knobs, along with a three-way pickup selector switch, allowing precise tonal adjustments and pickup selection. The hardware, including the Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece, guarantees reliable tuning stability and sustained notes. The tuning machines are designed for accurate and dependable tuning. Elegant split-block inlays on the fingerboard and multi-ply binding along the body and neck contribute to the guitar’s sophisticated aesthetics.
Gibson’s commitment to exceptional craftsmanship is evident in this model, ensuring high build quality and superb playability. The Howard Roberts Fusion III is celebrated for its versatility, offering warm, resonant tones suitable for jazz and blues while remaining adaptable to a variety of musical genres. Its electronics and pickups provide a wide array of tonal options, making it a versatile instrument for both studio and stage. The 1998 Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III in Black Ebony is a timeless and versatile semi-hollowbody electric guitar that beautifully encapsulates the legacy of Howard Roberts and Gibson’s dedication to top-tier craftsmanship. Whether you seek rich jazz tones or explore diverse musical styles, this instrument combines exceptional playability with a broad tonal palette. Good Shape with hardware tarnish, pickguard marks, several indents and marks and a light blemish at the heel, 8/10. ALL Original. NO Breaks, Cracks or Repairs. Includes an Original Hard-Shell Case and a Free Sample of Fret-Not, our favorite fretboard cleaner out there, check it out at fretnot.net!
WEIGHS in at: 7.25 lbs
1st Fret: .810”
12th Fret: 1.000”
Nut Width: 1 11/16”
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