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Hurricane '59


“Put this guitar up there with the finest single-cut’s we’ve ever had our hands on - both old and new…”


Guitarist Magazine, June, 2023

In an ongoing quest toward classic late 50's tone, the Hurricane '59 takes the Hurricane shape, utilises 50's construction techniques, adds some familiar '59 appointments and edges ever closer to the hallowed 'Burst' spec. 



1 piece Premium African Mahogany

Carved Eastern Maple Flame Top

ABS Binding


1 piece Quartersawn Honduran Mahogany Neck with 'ears'

Long Tenon 50's construction

24.625" Vintage Scale Length

Single Action, Vintage Spec Truss Rod

Maple Truss Rod Fillet

Premium AAA Indian Rosewood Fingerboard

Polished Buffalo Bone Nut

12" Radius

43mm Nut Width 

'59 Neck Profile

Depth at 1st Fret: 22.5mm (approx.)

Depth at 12th Fret 24.5mm (approx.)

Jescar 45100 Nickel Fretwire

Vintage Pattern Celluloid Inlays


Sunbear Pickups Vintage Spec SB '59 PAF Neck

Sunbear Pickups Vintage Spec SB '59 PAF Bridge

M69 Butyrate Pickup Rings

CTS SSS Premium Taper 500k Pots 

Premium PIO Caps

Switchcraft Toggle Switch

Switchcraft Jack Socket


Pigtail Compensated Wraparound Bridge

Faber Aged Nickel Anchors and Studs

Faber Aged Tuners with Pearloid Buttons, 15:1 Ratio

Aged Pointers


100% Nitrocellulose Finish, lightly aged, vintage formulated and non plasticised

Aged '59 Burst (Aniline Dyes - Will Fade)


Hiscox Liteflite Case

Ivison Guitars COA 


Deposits to secure a place on the build list can be taken directly via the workshop or through one of our dealers.

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