Top Material: Spruce Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Maple back and sides with spruce top.
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard
Neck Profile: Medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .78" 12th- .95"
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 25-1/2"
Neck Details: Three piece maple neck with bound rosewood board.
Electronics: A passive transducer pickup has been installed on the bridge plate inside the body.
Hardware: The tuners, nut, pick guard, bridge, saddle and bridge pins have all been replaced. There are two metal strap buttons drilled into the neck heel.
Weight: 5 lbs 14.7 oz
Modifications / Repairs: The guitar has been refretted and the neck has been reset. The guitar originally had an adjustable bridge. This has been replaced with a bone saddle bridge. There are several repaired cracks in the top with cleats installed inside the body. There is one large cleat glued onto the bridge plate (see internal photos). The large ladder brace usually present in this model for this era has been removed (a very common mod that makes the guitar sound better). A passive transducer pickup has been installed on the bridge plate inside the body. The endpin was drilled out and replaced with an endpin output jack. The tuners, nut, pick guard, bridge, saddle and bridge pins have all been replaced. The tuner holes have been reamed out to accommodate Grovers.
Case Details: Original hard shell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. The finish is glossy with checking and light scuffs and scratches throughout. There is some light pick wear around the sound hole and forearm wear on the bass side of the lower bout. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash. The orange label inside the sound hole is very faded (see pictures).
Serial Number: 892175
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are tall with minimal play wear. The serial number dates to 1967. It originally had Kluson tuners which also suggests the guitar was built in 1967.
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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 www.chicagomusicexchange.com, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.