Gibson adds Indian rosewood-equipped versions of the ‘58 Korina Flying V and Explorer reissues to its Custom Shop lineup

Gibson korina Flying V and Explorer
(Image credit: Gibson)

Earlier this year, Gibson introduced an ultra-limited pair of painstaking reissue electric guitars, which aimed to bring two of its rarest six-strings – the Korina Flying V and Korina Explorer – into the modern age with historically accurate features.

As such, the two initial run-outs came equipped with Brazilian rosewood fretboards, a feature that contributed somewhat to the guitars’ inevitable eye-watering asking prices, which you can only obtain by contacting the Gibson Garage directly.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.