Finish: Original finish except for light finish touchup of neck binding repair.

Top Material: Maple Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Laminate maple semi-hollow body with maple center block. This guitar has a center seam on the top, which is less common.

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: slim 1960 "C"

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .81" 12th- .94"

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 PAF pickups and original wiring harness. The pickup covers were removed and reinstalled by a previous owner. The PAF stickers have deteriorated or fallen off almost completely. There is a small section of sticker remaining on the neck pickup (see pics). The pots are Mallorys with nylon shafts, all dating to 1959. The guitar has bumblebee capacitors.

Pickup Measurements: neck 7.6k ohms bridge 7.6k ohms

Hardware: Original hardware except for replaced tuners. The original tuners have deteriorated tips and are included with the case. The originals are single line, double ring Klusons.

Weight: 7 lbs 13.8 oz

Modifications / Repairs: -The pickup covers have been removed and reinstalled. -The tuners have been replaced. -There was a binding repair on the treble side of the neck. The section of binding between the 12th fret and the end of the fingerboard on the treble side has been replaced. There is some glue residue and possible finish touchup below this binding. Under blacklight there is evidence of sanding/buffing in this area and around the neck heel in general (see pictures).

Case Details: Original hard shell case.

Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has very light wear for its age. The finish is glossy with light checking and minor dents and surface scratches throughout. The back of the body has very light buckle rash. There is a very small crack in the neck pickup ring on the forward bass side corner. The hardware is nicely tarnished with age.

Serial Number: A36091

Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide with medium height and minimal 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
6:26 PM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

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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.