Gibson Black 1969

4-String Bass Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard, Includes Soft Case. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Black 1969

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.
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Small C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .86" / 12th: 1.05"
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-1/2"
Neck Details: Three-piece mahogany neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood board and center dot inlays.
Electronics: Two humbucker pickups (large neck pickup and a small bridge pickup), 4-way rotary tone and pickup selector switch, and independent volume and tone controls per pickup. -- The bridge pickup lead has a splice though does appear original. All other electronics appear original and free from modifiacation.
Pickup Measurements: Neck:
Hardware: The original bridge has been replaced with an original Badass Bass bridge. The original pickup cover is missing as well.
Modifications/Repairs: There is a significant body repair around the treble-side lower bout through the electronics cavity. This is a common break/repair on this particular model. -- Non-original bridge.
Case Details: Original chipboard case with lots fo wear.
Cosmetic Condition: Lots of wear and aging is present throughout this guitar. Checking can be seen throughout the finish. Nicks, chips, and dings do not hide themselves.
Serial Number: 818455
Tech Notes: This bass is currently setup with low tension 42 - 100 gauge strings and medium action due to moderate neck relief. It is set for optimal playability with the strings ringing clear. The frets are wide and low showing playwear. -- The serial number dates this instrument to 1969
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