Gibson SG Standard Walnut 1970

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson SG Standard Walnut 1970

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Mahogany
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "U" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .89" (1st fret), 1.10" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-23/32"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with bound rosewood fretboard, trapezoid inlays, and small headstock volute.
Electronics: The pickups have been replaced with PRS Dragon One humbuckers; the wiring harness appears original. Controls include a three-way toggle selector switch and independent volume and tone controls. The visible pot codes date to 1970.
Pickup Measurements: 7.9k (neck), 18.3k (bridge)
Hardware: The tuners and nut have been replaced. The rest of the hardware, including the lyre vibrola, appears to be original.
Modifications/Repairs: -There is a repaired break at the neck heel. The repair was stabilized with two wood screws. -The nut and tuners have been replaced. -The pickups have been replaced.
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows wear consistent with its age; there is significant finish checking over the body and neck. There are a number of dings and finish chips on the front and back of the body, as well as moderate buckle rash on the back, and a chunk of missing wood on the back of the headstock above the D tuner. There is a significant crack at the neck heel which was repaired; the repair was also stabilized with two wood screws on either side of the strap button. There is finish cracking visible along the break, which does not appear to have been touched up.
Serial Number: 897854
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief; the guitar is currently strung with 10s. The frets are wide and low with some light wear, but the guitar plays cleanly. The serial number dates to 1968 and the pot codes date to 1970; the pot codes indicate that the guitar dates to 1970 at the earliest.
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