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Gibson EB-3 Bass Cherry 1978 (s042)



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Body: Mahogany

Neck: Mahogany neck with a medium round profile, 1 9/16” wide nut, rosewood fretboard,12” radius, and pearloid dot inlays

Pickups/Hardware: Gibson open back tuners, two humbuckers, four-way pickup selector switch, independent volume and tone controls (electronics all original, visible ’78 codes)

Cosmetic Condition: This bass has seen some serious playing time. The front and sides show a strong amount of finish wear including some nice checking, color fading on the edges, many nicks and scratches, as well as an intriguingly deep finger/pick wear dip between the hum buckers and below the G string. The back shows a fair amount of checking, a decent amount of finish chipping by the electronics cover and near the center, as well a good amount of buckle rash. The nicely worn neck and headstock are also well checked with a considerable amount of finish wear on both sides of the neck. Take this Gibson out of its case and listen to the stories it has to tell!

Playability: The strings are low, play great, and ring out along most of the board.

Modifications/Repairs: Missing bridge cover

Weight: 9lb 1oz

Case: Non-original hardshell

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