Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)


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

Sound Bytes

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Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 9 x 12 in

2 reviews 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.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Christopher Rich (verified owner)

    Thanks guys. Love the tone of these pups, particularly the Classic 50’s humbuckers. Output is just right and they really take well to my Fuchs ODS amp. They stay warm across the volume spectrum and overall are very musical. I like the Custom for Tele as well though I am having some problems with that guitar so I’m not ready to give it full eval, but initial impressions are that its a very transparent and true hot tele sound. Much better than the FCS Texas Special I had in there. Keep up the good work!

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