Gibson EB-2 Cherry 1961

Short-Scale 4-String Semi-Hollow Body Bass Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson EB-2 Cherry 1961

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: Maple
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .82", 12th: .92"
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Neck Details: One-piece set mahogany neck with a Brazilian rosewood board, center acrylic dot inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock
Electronics: Large Humbucker pickup with center pole pieces and black plastic cover, volume control, tone control, baritone push button switch -- The baritone switch has been replaced with a NOS era correct replacement. All other electronics are original and free from signs of modification or repair. The pot codes date from 1960.
Pickup Measurements: 6 kΩ
Hardware: The tuning machines are not original. Three of the four original tuners are included within the hardshell
Modifications/Repairs: Non-original tuning machines -- The baritone switch has been replaced
Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case
Cosmetic Condition: This bass shows moderate to heavy play wear. Finish checking is present. The back of the neck has been worn down to the mahogany. Minor nicks, dings, and other various blemishes are present throughout.
Serial Number: A36128
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with short scale 45-100 gauge strings and low action. The frets are wide with low to moderate height and show light play wear. -- The serial number dates this instrument from 1961.
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