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1964 Gibson SG Special

The Gibson SG is iconic in both sound and design. Features early small guard and  retains its original cherry finish in a beautiful worn in patina. This example is perfect for the player or collector. 

Body: Solid mahogany with pronounced sculpted bevelled contours. Original cherry finish with natural play wear throughout. 

Neck: Mahogany with a bound dark rosewood fretboard, pearloid dot inlays. Nut measures 1 11/16 inch. Serial 234360 at headstock Truss rod moves freely. 

Pickups/Hardware: P-90 pickups in bridge and neck position are strong at 8.02 (bridge) and 8.83 (neck). Original single line Kluson tuners hold strong. Pots date 26th week 1964. Wilkinson bridge added (original bridge included). Truss rod cover is a replacement. Reflector top volume and tone knobs. Untouched solder joints. 

Cosmetic Condition: Honest play wear throughout with finish checking. Small repair on back at control cavity. Condition is well loved, not abused. 

Playability: Original frets have plenty of meat left. Wilkinson bridge adjusted for spot on intonation. This guitar has THE Gibson P-90 sound made popular by many artists including Pete Townshend of The Who. It is currently set up and intonated with standard 10-46 strings. 

Weight: 7lb 3.5oz

Case: Original chip board case with replaced handle

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