Gibson Firebird VII White Refin 1964

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA. Serial# 155675.

Gibson Firebird VII White Refin 1964


Description & Specs


Finish: Full Refinish

Body Material: Mahogany Body

Body Details: Mahogany solid body -- There are many filled "weight relief" holes drilled into the body. The finish has checked around the holes making them lightly visible

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Ebony Fingerboard

Neck Profile: C-Shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .83", 12th: .96"

Fingerboard Radius: Compound

Nut Width: 1-5/8"

Scale Length: 24-1/2"

Neck Details: One-piece neck through body with a bund ebony board, center block pearl inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- Non-original bone nut -- Has been professionally refretted

Electronics: The neck pickup dates from the mid-1960s and is most likely original, the middle and bridge pickups date from the 1970s and are not original. The pots are consistent with each other with the bridge tone pot having the only visible date code dating from 1964. There are many modified and touched up solder joints

Pickup Measurements: Neck: 6.1 kΩ, Middle: n/a(wiring scheme), Bridge: 6.2 kΩ

Hardware: The back plate is missing -- A strap button has been added the the rear of the neck heel

Weight: 8 lbs 13.2 oz

Modifications / Repairs: Has been fully refinished -- Has been refretted -- Non-original bone nut -- The back plate is missing -- The middle & bridge pickups are not original -- Multiple modified/touched up solder joints

Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case

Cosmetic Condition: This Firebird VII shows only light play wear throughout the refinish. There are a few neck and chips. Some finish checking is present around the filled weight relief holes and along the necks binding seam.

Serial Number: 155675

Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The new frets are tall showing minimal play wear -- The serial number is difficult to see under the refinish, but it can be made out - dating from 1964. There is no "Made in USA" embossment under the serial number. The bridge pickups tone pot dates from 1964. The neck pickup is that of 1960s era.

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