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Heritage Custom Shop Core Collection H-150 Electric Guitar in Dark Cherry Sunburst

Featuring Heritage 225 Classic Humbuckers. Custom Shop Case Included.

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Heritage Custom Shop Core Collection H150 Electric in Dark Cherry Sunburst
Heritage Custom Shop Core Collection H150 Electric in Dark Cherry Sunburst
Serial Number:  HC1200228
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Celebrated as an icon and period-correct classic, the Heritage Custom Core H-150 authentically captures the energy and excellence unique to electric guitars from the late ‘50s — lovingly remembered as the "Golden Era".

Crafted by highly-skilled artisans in the legendary 225 Parson Street factory in Kalamazoo, Michigan — where some of the world's most coveted vintage guitars were made — this exceptional instrument drives a beautiful legacy; built with time-honoured techniques, traditional equipment and premium-quality materials.

In Heritage's own words, a "Custom Shop guitar symbolises our spirit of excellence and continuous innovation. As a tool for making music and a prized work of art, our instruments carry remarkable artistry and allow pure creative expression to take centerstage for a true musical experience."

Key Features

  • 1-Piece, Ultra-Lightweight Mahogany Body — Yields the thick and sustain-rich sound synonymous with classic Kalamazoo guitars, without the cumbersome weight (less than 8.5lbs).
  • Premium Curly Maple Top — Exemplary material adds bright complexities into the tonal mix, enhancing top-end bite for superb note clarity.
  • Nitrocellulose 'Vintage Gloss' Finish — Old-school, hand-sprayed lacquer allows the instrument to breathe; delivering an airy and responsive sound. Vintage gloss adds a subtle shine and velvety smooth feel to this guitar; ageing beautifully over its lifetime and developing a patina unique to its owner.
  • Hand-Shaped '50s "C" Neck — Extremely comfortable, period-accurate profile offers a true "time capsule" playing experience.
  • 4.5" Neck Angle — Less acute angle (than that on the Standard H-150) means that the Custom Core H-150 is optimised for the best possible setup.
  • Distinguished Headstock — Features a holly veneer, the classy Heritage logo and a unique 'Twin Arrow' inlay for that extra layer of finesse.
  • Rosewood Fingerboard — Smooth and silky material, featuring a comfortable 12" radius and 22 frets.
  • Jescar Medium/Jumbo Frets — Offer a controllable feel for wide vibrato and pitch-perfect string bends.
  • Heritage 225 Classic Humbuckers — Developed in-house and tuned specifically for this guitar, these prized pickups have a versatile tonal range and excel in any genre or tone imaginable.
  • Custom CTS Potentiometers — Enable smooth control over individual pickup volume and tone.
  • Locking Tune-O-Matic Bridge — Locking design holds down the strings for hassle-free restringing, while the aluminium stopbar tailpiece contributes to the impressive resonance of the instrument.
  • Bone Nut — Low-friction, traditional material enhances sustain and minimises unwanted tuning slips.
  • Heritage-Branded Tuners — High-quality, proprietary machine heads allows for precise pitching and ensure decades of reliable operation.
  • Custom Shop Case — Included with the Custom Core H-150; provides rock-solid protection and comes filled with plenty of case candy!

Behind the Heritage Custom Core H-150 with Edwin Wilson

Specifications

Body

  • Body Material: Ultra-Light Genuine Mahogany
  • Body Top: Premium Curly Maple
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose, Vintage Gloss

Neck

  • Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: '50s C (.8910" – .9805")
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12"
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoid
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Jescar Medium/Jumbo
  • Nut Material: Bone

Electronics

  • Neck Pickup: Heritage Custom Shop 225 Classic Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: Heritage Custom Shop 225 Classic Humbucker
  • Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-Way Toggle
  • Electronics: Custom CTS Potentiometers, Orange Drop .022uF Capacitors, Switchcraft Toggle Switch and Switchcraft Input Jack

Hardware

  • Hardware Finish: Nickel
  • Bridge: Locking Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
  • Tuning Machines: Heritage-Branded Tuners
  • Control Knobs: Gold Top
  • Pickguard: Plastic
  • Switch Tip: Amber

Miscellaneous

  • Strings: Elixir Optiweb 10-46
  • Case: Custom Shop Case
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