Gibson Super 400 Natural 1947

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Super 400 Natural 1947

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: Finish appears original. Glossy and relatively free of checking.
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .879", 10th fret .988"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 1/4"
Neck Details: Original frets and nut. Truss rod has limited adjustability, but will achieve optimal relief under string tension. Stinger headstock with front and back inlays. The D tuner has been replaced with correct period tuning machine with mismatched button. A small hole has been drilled in the treble side of the tongue to mount pickguard.
Hardware: Hardware appears original except for D tuning machine. Brazilian rosewood bridge and bridge base. Foam has been added to pickguard for mounting purposes.
Weight: 6lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: D tuning machine has been replaced, the pickguard has been mounted with foam added to its bottom and a new mounting hole in the tongue of the neck.
Case Details: Original hardshell case.
Cosmetic Condition: Guitar is in good condition with moderate wear. There are small scratches, dents, finish swirls, areas of finish hazing, and finish wear throughout. The hardware is lightly oxidized. Finish is glossy and relatively free of checking overall.
Serial Number: A1299
Tech Notes: Guitar is currently set up with nickel .12 gauge roundwound strings and plays well with comfortable action and optimal neck relief in the treble side of the neck. Under tension, the bass side of the neck has slightly more relief than the treble side. Serial number dates to 1947.
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