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Hanson Pickups Launches New Guitar Line

Chicago, IL (June 16, 2009) -- Hanson Pickups announces the August release of their new guitar lineup "Hanson Guitars," which includes four solidbody models: The Cigno and Cigno ST and

Chicago, IL (June 16, 2009) -- Hanson Pickups announces the August release of their new guitar lineup "Hanson Guitars," which includes four solidbody models: The Cigno and Cigno ST and the Firenze and Firenze ST.

The Cigno and Cigno ST are based on a set-neck triple P-90 design, and the Firenze and Firenze ST are triple mini-humbucker bolt-on neck models (complete specifications below). All Hanson designs represent Italian-style electric guitars of the late-fifties, early-sixties. 

The expanded line will be available in October 2009 with the addition of three new models: the Gatto and Gatto ST (dual-PAF set-neck models), and the Chicagoan (a semi-hollowbody model). Pricing TBA.

Left to right:Cigno, Cigno ST, Firenze, Firenze ST

Cigno & Cigno ST
Body: Bound Mahogany
Neck: Set neck bound Mahogany
Fingerboard: Rosewood with Pearl Block Markers
Scale: 24.5”
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Pickups: 3. Hanson P90s Bridge: TonePros Tune-o-matic
Tail Piece: Cigno: Bigsby “horse shoe” top mounted vibrato tail piece; Cigno ST: TonePros stop tail piece
Tuners: Enclosed full-size chrome
Controls: Master Vol. Master Tone, 5 way pickup selector

Cigno: $899.00 ($650 street); Cigno ST: $799.00 ($575 street)

Firenze & Firenze ST
Body: Ash
Neck: bolt-on Maple
Fingerboard: Rosewood or Maple
Scale: 25.5”
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Pickups: Hanson “Blade” Mini-humbuckers
Bridge: TonePros Tune-o-matic
Tail Piece: Firenze: Bigsby “horse shoe” top mounted vibrato tail piece; Firenze ST: TonePros stop tail piece
Tuners: Enclosed full size chrome
Controls: Master Vol. Master Tone, 5 way pickup selector

Firenze: $899.00 (Street $650); Firenze ST: $799.00 (Street $575)

For more information:
hansonguitars.com
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