Gibson EDS-1275 Black 1980

18-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson EDS-1275 Black 1980

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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, with six small touchups on the six-string side. These are on top of filled holes in the body and headstock.
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile (both necks)
Neck Thickness (IN): 12 string neck: .85" (1st fret), 1.01" (12th string), 6 string neck: .81" (1st fret), .98" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24 1/2"
Neck Details: Set-in three piece mahogany necks with bound rosewood fretboard, split parallelogram inlays, and headstock volutes. The 6-string neck has two small filled holes on either side of the truss rod cover, which have been touched up with black.
Electronics: Original Gibson pickups with embossed patent numbers. A couple solder joints on the toggle switches have been repaired, and a connection on the pickup selector switch has been spliced; the remainder of the wiring harness is original. The controls include 3-way toggle switches for pickup and neck selection, and a set of master volume/tone controls for each neck. The pot codes date to 1979.
Pickup Measurements: 6 string: 7.7k (neck), 7.6k (bridge), 12-string: 7.6k (neck), 7.7k (bridge)
Hardware: The knobs, 6-string neck tuners, and 12-string tailpiece are not original to the instrument.
Weight: 12lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: Some solder joints at the toggle switch have been repaired, and a connection has been spliced. The 6-string side at one point had a trem, and the bridge has been moved. These resulted in four filled holes which have been touched up. There are two small filled holes on the 6-string headstock which have also been touched up. The knobs, 6-string tuners, and 12-string tailpiece are not original to the instrument.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows light cosmetic wear overall; the finish is glossy with swirls and light scratches. The back of the body has mild buckle rash, as well as some heavier scratches/dings around the control cavity. The backs of the necks are smooth, and the 12-string neck has some minor wear around the headstock transition. There are six small filled holes on the 6-string side, four on the body and two on the headstock, which have been touched up with black.
Serial Number: 81140043
Tech Notes: Both necks play well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are wide and low with minor wear. The pot codes date to 1979, and the serial number dates to 1980.
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