Gibson has announced the next installment in the Custom Color Series with the addition of the SG Standard and SG Standard ’61. The new SG models are available now in Pelham Blue, Cardinal Red, Silver Mist, Classic White, Translucent Teal, and TV Yellow. All six are available here with the SG Standard going for $1,799.99, and the SG Standard ’61 going for $1,999.99. Get ’em here.
As for the guitars themselves, they’re what you’ve come to know over the years. The SG Standard features a rounded profile Mahogany neck , bound Rosewood fingerboard, long tenon 19th fret neck joint, and a solid Mahogany body. The SG Standard comes with 490R and 490T Alnico 2 pickups, as well as a black, 5-ply, full-face pickguard.
Then there’s the The SG Standard ’61, which retains the styling of the original featuring a SlimTaper Mahogany neck and a bound Rosewood fingerboard. The Mahogany body features deeply sculpted body scarfing, a 5-ply teardrop pickguard, and a 22nd-fret neck joint. The nickel-plated hardware includes a classic-style Tune-O-Matic bridge and Keystone tuners, while pickups are ’60s Burstbucker humbuckers.