Eastman SB59/TV Guitar, Ebony Fretboard, Lollar Pickups, Truetone Vintage Classic
The Eastman SB59/TV is a fully-loaded take on the legendary single-cutaway, double-humbucker "1959 Burst" guitar at an extremely reasonable price point. In addition to Eastman's new "Truetone Vintage Gloss" finish that faithfully recreates the finish quality of that golden era in a modern format, the guitar features the tried and true combination of a mahogany body and neck with a maple top and gorgeous ebony fingerboard. Eastman also spared no expense on the hardware specs, going with Gotoh hardware across the board - the Tune-o-Matic bridge, tailpiece, tuning machines, and strap buttons are all high-end Gotoh offerings.The vintage-shape mahogany neck feels immediately reminiscent of the guitars this Eastman pays homage to, whilst remaining playable for the modern player - not too thin, not too thick.
At the heart of the guitar are two of the highest-end "PAF"-style pickups out there - the venerable Lollar Imperial humbucker set. These Lollar pickups have become nearly a "standard" in the boutique guitar world for a reason and are pretty much the perfect "PAF". They capture the quintessential "1959" tone - clear, bright, and clean with a fantastic middle position on lower-gain settings, but are ready to rock hard when you dig in and turn up the gain. Add a vintage-style wiring harness with premium components like CTS and Switchcraft parts, and you have a top-shelf tonal formula.
For a contemporary take on a vintage guitar that checks all the boxes of what this style of guitar should be at a very accessible price, give the Eastman SB59/TV a spin - you'll quickly find out how underrated these guitars are.
- Body Dimensions: 13" x 1 7/8"
- Body Top: Solid Carved Maple
- Body Back/Sides: One-Piece Mahogany
- Binding: Body and Neck
- Binding Material: Ivoroid
- Top Coat Finish: Truetone Vintage Gloss
- Neck Material: One Piece Mahogany
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Nut: Bone 1.68" (43mm)
- Nut Height: .022"
- Fretwire: 22 Jescar FW47104-P
- Scale Length: 24 3/4"
- Logo: Pearl Headstock
- Inlay: Pearl Crowns
- Truss Rod: Single Acting
- Side Dot Color: Black
- Backplates: Black Plastic
- Hardware Color: Antique Nickel
- Tailpiece: Gotoh GE101A-NI Relic
- Bridge: Gotoh GE-104B-NI Relic
- Tuners: Gotoh SD90 Relic
- Knobs: Amber Speed Knobs
- Strap Peg: Gotoh EP-A1 Relic
- Pickup Frame: Cream
- Switch Tip: Ivory
- Neck Pickup: Lollar Custom Aged/Wound Imperial Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup: Lollar Custom Aged/Wound Imperial Humbucker
- 3 Way Switch: Switchcraft 12120X
- Capacitors: Sprague Orange Drop
- Potentiometers: CTS 500K Audio Taper
- Output Jack: Switchcraft #11
- Pickup Wiring: Gavitt Braided Wire
- Strings: D'addario NYXL .010 - .046
- Case: Hardshell Case
- Instrument Weight: 9 lbs
- Serial #: 12758433
Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Eastman. This SB59/TV is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact guitar you'll receive.
Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.