Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)


Single Pickup or Calibrated Set? *

Humbucker Color *

Humbucker Lead Type *

Gibson or Fender Spaced Bridge *

Gibson 50 mm spacing is standard. Choose F space if your bridge is 52-53mm.


Our version of the classic PAF-type pickup. Wound with the right balance of highs, mids and bass response using period correct materials, including wire type, magnet, and spacing.

The neck is wound to just under 8k to provide the quintessential 50s tone. The Alnico II magnet ensures the right response and lasting vintage sustain for your instrument.

We use period correct plain enamel wire, just like Gibson used during this period and do not compromise on any detail to achieve 50s period-correct construction, quality, and tone.

Available in neck or bridge position.


  • Plain enamel wire
  • Alnico II magnets
  • All mounting hardware included
  • Neck Output Approx 7.9K
  • Bridge Output Approx 8.1K
  • Wax Potted

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Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 9 x 12 in

1 review for 1957 Classic ’50s Humbucker

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bailey Custom Guitars (verified owner)

    Ordered one of the ’57’s to accompany a single coil. And the pickup wasn’t just well made. It was amazing in tone. Communication was outstanding. And delivery times were amazing fast.

    I have added this to my section for custom instruments. Look forward to more of these.

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