Gibson SG Special Polaris White 1963

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson SG Special Polaris White 1963

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: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .84" 1.00"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood board and dot inlays.
Electronics: Original P90 pickups with three way selector and two volumes and two tones. The pots are original and date to 1963. The switch and output jack have been replaced and some solder joints touched up.
Pickup Measurements: neck 8.1k ohms bridge 7.8k ohms
Hardware: All of the hardware is original. The original compensated bridge and tremolo unit are included with the case. A light weight aluminium wraparound stop tail bridge has been installed.
Modifications/Repairs: -A light weight aluminium wraparound stop tail bridge has been installed (original parts in case). -The 9th fret dot inlay has been replaced.
Case Details: Original hard shell case with original bridge and tremolo unit. Also included is an appraisal from Gruhn Guitars.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has light play wear for its age. The finish is glossy with considerable checking and light dents and scuffs throughout
Serial Number: 125255
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide with medium height and light play wear. -Please note that the guitar appears to have a double serial. Gruhn notes both serial numbers in their appraisal, but does not go into detail. One serial number is directly on top of the other. Gibson probably re-stamped the back of the headstock after applying the opaque white finish. -The top serial number and pots date to 1963.
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