Gibson EB-3 Cherry 1970

4-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson EB-3 Cherry 1970

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
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .82" (1st fret), 1.01" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-1/2"
Scale Length: 30 1/2"
Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with bound rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and headstock truss rod adjustment
Electronics: Original Gibson pickups and electronics, with 4-way rotary switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The pot codes are obscured, but are original to the instrument.
Pickup Measurements: N/A due to wiring scheme
Hardware: Original. One of the pickguard screws is sheared off and embedded in the body; this has been left to avoid drilling out the body. The pickguard is held securely by the remaining screws. The bridge cover is missing, although the screw holes are present.
Weight: 8lbs 10oz
Modifications/Repairs: None
Case Details: Gig bag
Cosmetic Condition: The bass has aged nicely; the finish is glossy with checking, small chips/dings, and other patches of light wear present. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash, including a patch that has worn through to wood. The neck has finish checking and patches of wear present, mostly along the edges of the fingerboard. The fingerboard binding has some dings and wear. The headstock has additional checking with some wear around the edges.
Serial Number: 632425
Tech Notes: The bass plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with flatwound strings. The truss rod is adjustable. The frets are wide and low with light wear. The serial number and appointments date the bass to 1970.
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