70s Explorer (explorer guitar)
It has traveled to stages around the world, but the 70s icon is back to be explored by a new generation of players. Featuring a pair of 70s Tribute humbuckers™, hand-wired with Orange Drop® capacitors, this Explorer™ begs to be played loud. With its Ebony gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, bound rosewood fingerboard, black Speed knobs, and chrome hardware, it looks as iconic as the generation of music it helped create. Explorer guitar
The Explorer was one of the Gibson company’s futuristic experimental designs developed during the 1950s. One batch of Explorers were made and the first group of nineteen were released commercially in 1958, with three the following year in 1959.