Gibson SG Standard Cherry 1964

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson SG Standard Cherry 1964

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original finish.
Body Material: Mahogany
Body Details: Solid Honduran mahogany body. A repaired neck heel crack continues into the cutaways. Holes for stop tailpiece anchors have been added, and a hole has been plugged in the top near the controls. Two holes from the original vibrola footprint have been plugged near the tailpiece. A notable dent is present near the treble side of the bridge.
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: D
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .761", 12th fret .928"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set Honduran mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and trapezoid inlays. The neck has been refretted and a few inlays have been reglued. The original nut has been shimmed. The heel has previously cracked, and has been repaired; the crack runs along the neck seam into both cutaways.
Electronics: Original patent sticker humbuckers with three-position selector switch, and volume and tone controls for each pickup. The wiring harness has been replaced, and the pickup covers are not original. The bridge ground wire has been relocated.
Pickup Measurements: Neck 7.14K, Bridge 7.76K
Hardware: The knobs, control pointers, switch chip, switch tip, pickguard, tenon cover, nut, and backplate are original. All other hardware has been replaced.
Weight: 6lbs 1oz
Modifications/Repairs: Holes for stop tailpiece anchors have been added, and a hole has been plugged in the top near the controls. Two holes from the original vibrola footprint have been plugged near the tailpiece. The neck has been refretted, the nut has been shimmed, and the neck heel has been repaired. Several inlays have been reglued. The wiring harness and the pickup covers are not original. The tuners, bridge, tailpiece, and truss rod cover are also not original. The bridge ground wire has been relocated.
Case Details: Hardshell Case
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar is in good condition with wear consistent with its age. The finish has faded, and is weather-checked and hazy. There are dings, dents, scratches, finish chips, and areas of wear throughout. Notable finish chips and dings exist on the face and edges of the headstock. The binding has cracked near the fret ends in several places. The finish has worn down to the wood on the back of the neck in some areas from play. Several holes are present from the original tailpiece being removed. The repaired heel crack is visible but is stable.
Serial Number: 214906
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide and tall, with mild surface wear. The serial number dates to 1964.
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