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Finish Details: Original

Top Material: Maple Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Laminate maple semi-hollow body with maple center block. The Bigsby is original to the guitar. The two inlays between the bridge and Bigsby cover the holes that would have been used for a stop tail piece.

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard

Neck Profile: Medium "C"

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .82" 12th- .87"

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"

Nut Width: 1-11/16"

Scale Length: 24"

Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood board and split parallelogram inlays.

Electronics: Original PAF pickups and original wiring harness with black beauty caps. The guitar never had a ground wire from the factory so a small wire has been run across the top of the guitar from the base of the bridge and into the f-hole. This wire is covered by the pick guard. The wire was not soldered in place in order to preserve the originality of the guitar. It is simply wrapped around the bridge post and one of the pickup leads.

Pickup Measurements: neck 7.7k ohms bridge 8.0k ohms

Hardware: The hardware is all original except for the tuners. The original tuners are included in the case, but the tips are deteriorating.

Weight: 8 lbs 8 oz

Modifications/Repairs: The tuners have been replaced (originals in case). There is a ground wire added from the treble side bridge post, under the pickguard, and into the f-hole. The ground wire is not soldered in place; it is not permanent.

Case Details: Original hard shell case. The handle is broken off but is included in the case.

Cosmetic Condition: The guitar is in clean condition with minimal play wear. There is finish checking all over. There is some very light buckle rash on the back. There are various light dings and dents on the top and around the edges of the binding. The finish on the neck is lightly worn from playing. The metal hardware is nicely tarnished with age.

Serial Number: A34818

Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide with medium height and light play wear. -The serial number dates to 1960.

Chicago Music Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange

Very Good
14 Years
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago, IL
8:45 PM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

Payment Terms - Orders Internet orders may be paid for using the following methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. For phone or mail orders you may pay money orders and cashier's checks by mail. Just call us at 773-525-7773 to place your order. All non-credit-card orders are subject to a 10-business-day hold. We do not accept international credit card or PayPal payments from international accounts. For international security reasons, please call the store to arrange a Bank Wire: +01-773-525-7773.

Shipping Charges - Taxes and Title Separate charges for shipping and handling will be shown on your order form. As a security precaution, initial orders and orders shipping to alternate addresses may be held for extended verification. We reserve the right to make partial shipments, which will not relieve you of your obligation to pay for the remaining deliveries. All items purchased from Chicago Music Exchange are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier. The published rates are for US domestic shipping only. Contact us directly if you wish to place an international order. For more information on our shipping policies, including rates, delivery times, and delays, please visit our website at chicagomusicexchange or call us at: 773-525-7773. If applicable, a separate charge for taxes will be shown on the invoice. We are required to collect sales tax on all orders shipped to Illinois.

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.