Gibson Flying V Natural 1974

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar in Natural with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson Flying V Natural 1974

Vintage
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Description & Specs

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Summary
Finish Details: Mostly original. There is some overspray over a headstock repair and on either side of the neck heel/body shoulders.
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Body Details: Solid two-piece mahogany body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .79" (1st fret), .96" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to
Nut Width: 1-23/32"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Three-piece set-in mahogany neck with unbound rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and headstock volute. There is a prior headstock break as well as a possible heel repair which have both been oversprayed. These are structurally stable.
Electronics: Original Gibson patent number humbuckers, three-way toggle selector switch, master tone control, and neck/bridge volume controls. The tone pot, tone capacitor, and neck volume pot have all been replaced.
Pickup Measurements: 7.4k (neck), 8.3k (bridge)
Hardware: The tuners have been replaced with Schaller tuners, and the footprint of the original tuners is visible. The bridge also appears to have been replaced.
Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz
Modifications/Repairs: There is a repaired headstock break as well as a possible heel repair, both of which have been oversprayed and are structurally sound. The tone pot, tone capacitor, and neck pot have all also been replaced.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows normal wear for its age; the finish is glossy with numerous small blemishes throughout. There are finish dings at the tips of each fin as well as the headstock, as well as a couple small dings on the back of the neck. There is a previously repaired headstock break which has been oversprayed, as well as a possible heel repair which has been oversprayed as well. There is some finish cracking at these spots, which is purely cosmetic.
Serial Number: 406198
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and low, but show little wear. The serial number, body style, and appointments date this guitar to 1974.