Gibson SG Special Cherry 1965

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson SG Special Cherry 1965

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original except for over spray on the back of the headstock. There is a small hairline crack running laterally with the neck in the back of the headstock. This has been repaired and over-sprayed and is not affecting playability.
Body Material: Mahogany
Body Details: Solid mahogany body
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st: 0.83 12th: 1.00
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set mahogany neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood fretboard and dot inlays. The neck was broken off at the neck joint and has been re-glued. This crack is viable on the face of the body at the bass side of the neck pickup.
Electronics: Original pickups and wiring, some solder joints have been touched up: Two p90 pickups, two volume controls, two tone controls, and a three position pickup selector switch. Pots date to 1965.
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 7.7kΩ Bridge: 11.64kΩ
Hardware: Knobs are original: Vibrola tailpiece, bridge, and tuners have been replaced.
Weight: 7lbs 10oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Neck has been broken off at the neck joint and reglued. This repair has not been touched up or orver-sprayed. -pickguard has been replaced -Vibrola tailpiece has been replaced -Tone-pro bridge has been installed -Tuners have been replaced -There is a small hairline crack running laterally with the neck in the back of the headstock. This has been repaired and over-sprayed and is not affecting playability. -Two small holes have been drilled into the bridge thimbles to retrofit an ABR-1 bridge at some point. This has been removed (see pics).
Case Details: Original Chipboard Case
Cosmetic Condition: The finish is glossy with many scratches, dings, and dents throughout. The back of the body has considerate case rash from a cable that was store with the guitar. There is a large crack repair on the bass side above the neck pickup that has chipped the finish. The horns have chips and there are a few chips in the finish on the headstock (around the low E tuner, treble side corner of the headstock, and the D string tuner).
Serial Number: 331193
Tech Notes: This vintage guitar plays well with low action when setup with optimal neck relief. The back of the headstock is marked with a 2 for factory second.
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