Gibson SG Special Cherry 1965

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson SG Special Cherry 1965

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 Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium, C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .82", 12th: .98"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany set neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood board, center do pearloid inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock
Electronics: Seymour Duncan P-90 pickups, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, volume & tone controls per pickup -- Original wiring harness with pot codes dating from 1969.
Pickup Measurements: Neck:11.8 kΩ, Bridge: 13.6 kΩ
Hardware: Original -- Alternate tuning machines were installed at one point as there are open screw holes under the current machines base plate.
Modifications/Repairs: Alternate tuning machines were installed at some point.
Case Details: Original Chipboard Case
Cosmetic Condition: This SG Special shows nice aging and play wear. Finish checking is present throughout. Various nicks, dings, scratches, and assorted blemishes are exist.
Serial Number: 515885
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings with a wound 3rd strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The frets are wide and low showing light play wear. -- The serial number can date from 1965 or 1968. The wiring harness dates from 1965.
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