Gibson EH100 Lap Steel Ebony 1937

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson EH100 Lap Steel Ebony 1937

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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: There are three filled screw holes behind the bridge which have been touched up with black. The remainder of the finish is original.
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: No Radius
Nut Width: 2-1/8"
Scale Length: 22 1/2"
Neck Details: Maple neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood fretboard. One of the 12th fret inlay dots has been replaced.
Electronics: Original "Charlie Christian" style single coil blade pickup and original electronics, with master volume and tone controls. A few solder joints have been touched up. The control pots pre-date standardized date codes.
Pickup Measurements: 2.4k
Hardware: One of the mounting screws for the pickup plate is missing.
Weight: 6lbs 5oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Some solder joints have been touched up -Three filled screw holes behind the bridge, with finish touchups -One of the 12th fret inlay dots has been replaced
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The lap steel shows appropriate cosmetic wear for its age, with scratches, small dings, and other minor blemishes from normal use. The finish has hazed in spots and has light checking in a few areas, and the hardware has tarnished nicely. There are three filled screw holes behind the bridge which have been touched up with black.
Serial Number: 1318-21
Tech Notes: The lap steel plays well and is fully functional, and is currently tuned to open E major. The shape of the bridge suggests that the guitar may be from 1936, however the previous owner declared the year as 1937.
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