Gibson Byrdland Natural 1969

Short-Scale 6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Natural with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson Byrdland Natural 1969

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Description & Specs

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Summary
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Spruce Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Maple back and sides with spruce top, fully hollow.
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Ebony Fingerboard
Neck Profile: Medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .82" 10th- .96"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 23"
Neck Details: Three piece maple neck with mahogany filler strips and bound ebony board with block inlays.
Electronics: Original bridge pickup and original wiring harness. The bridge pickup cover has been removed and is included with the case. The neck pickup is a reissue Gibson Custombucker. The pots and caps are still enclosed in their original metal covers so no dates are available. The neck pickup has been spliced into the wiring harness, leaving the covers intact.
Pickup Measurements: neck 7.7k ohms bridge 7.4k ohms
Hardware: Original hardware except for replaced nut, strap buttons and knobs. The bridge pickup cover has been removed but is included with the case. The pick guard is included with the case but is very deteriorated and unusable. The original gold reflector knobs are also included in the case.
Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The neck pickup has been replaced. -The nut has been replaced. -The knobs have been replaced. -The strap buttons have been replaced. -The bridge pickup cover has been removed but is included with the case. -There is a repaired crack on the side of the both through the output jack hole.
Case Details: Original hard shell case. The case is fully useable but is is rough shape with a missing handle and only two working latches.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. The finish is glossy with light dents and scratches throughout. The back of the body has minimal buckle rash. The finish on the back of the neck is well worn. The metal hardware is nicely tarnished with age.
Serial Number: 535218
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide with medium height and light play wear. -The serial number dates to 1969. -The model sticker is missing from inside the bass side f-hole.