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Finish Details: Original, has been buffed
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Body Details: Solid mahogany body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: Medium C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.81" 12th - 0.95"
Fingerboard Radius: 9.50" to
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Glossy mahogany neck with bound ebony fingerboard and pearloid block inlays
Electronics: Original Gibson patent no. pickups in neck middle, and bridge positions. The solder points on the back of all three pickups have been touched up. Controls include a 3-way toggle switch and volume and tone pots for the neck and bridge pickups. The middle position adds the middle pickup to the bridge pickup. The wiring has been touched up as the harness was likely removed to buff the body finish. The pot codes date to 1964.
Pickup Measurements: Neck - 7.39kΩ Middle - reading not available due to wiring scheme Bridge - 9.12kΩ
Hardware: -original tuners, bridge, and tailpiece -a second thumbwheel has been added to the bass side bridge post for stability -strap locks have been installed
Weight: 8 lbs 8 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -finish has been buffed -crack in the body around the output jack has been repaired and is stable -pickup covers have been resoldered -wiring harness has been touched up -second thumbwheel has been added to the bass side bridge post -strap locks have been installed
Case Details: Original hardshell case has some wear but is in good condition
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar has moderate play wear and has aged beautifully. The headstock, neck, and body have scratches, dings, and finish checking. The finish on the neck and body has been buffed to a glossy sheen. There is a visible, repaired crack around the output jack that extends around to the back of the body. The plating on the tuners is tarnished and chipped in a few spots. The rest of the hardware has typical tarnish for a guitar of this age.
Serial Number: 168664
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are of medium height, appear to have been dressed at some point, and show little sign of play wear. The serial number and pot codes date this guitar to 1964.
Chicago Music Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange

Brand New
15 Years
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago, IL
11:59 AM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

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3-Day / 15-day Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with any product, return it for a full refund of the product purchase price, full credit, or exchange of your choice. We give you 3 days from the shipping date on Vintage instruments, and 15 days on New instruments. Credit card returns are issued a credit for purchase price. Refunds are made for product value only, excluding shipping and handling charges. New, Unopened items: You may return most NEW, untouched, unopened items within 15 days of delivery for a full refund. if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we'll also pay the return shipping costs. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. Vintage, Used items: We have to evaluate vintage and used guitars, amps, and other items on a case by case basis. We spend a lot of time with you and the item before your purchase to try to avoid any surprises after your purchase. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, we strive to issue your refund sooner. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days). Send your return to: Chicago Music Exchange 3316 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657 The following items are returnable only if defective OR unopened or unused: strings, harmonicas, microphones, cleaners, polishes, and polishing cloths. Software/soundware, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos may be returned for credit only if they are in their original, sealed packaging. If defective, these items will only be exchanged for the same product. For complete details on our guarantees, shipping, and return policies, please contact our Customer Service Department at 773-525-7773; fax us at 773-525-2775; visit our website at, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.