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1969 Gibson SG Special

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

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 9/16 inch. Serial 533177 at headstock Truss rod moves freely. 

Pickups/Hardware: P-90 pickups in bridge and neck position are strong at 7.79 (bridge) and 7.85 (middle). Quality Schaller tuners replace original tuners. Pots date 32nd week 1968. TonePros AVTII bridge added for spot on intonation. Original tremelo hardware included. 'Batwing' pickguard in black, 'witch hat' volume and tone knobs. Original electronics with untouched solder joints. 

Cosmetic Condition: Honest play wear throughout. No breaks or cracks. Condition is well loved, not abused. 

Playability: Original frets show heavy wear, but plays nicely. 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: 6lb 8.6oz

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