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Description

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Summary
 

Finish: Original finish with small area of touchup near the upper strap button.

Body Material: Mahogany

Body Details: Solid Honduran mahogany body. There is a repaired crack in the bass side cutaway that extents into the top of the body next to the neck pickup. Two cracks have been repaired that extend from the sides of neck tongue into the neck pickup cavity. There is also a series of repaired cracks near the output jack. There is a plugged hole near the upper strap button with the finish touched up in this area. Two holes have been plugged under the bridge where the bridge posts are anchored.

Neck Material: Mahogany

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: D

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .800", 12th fret .875"

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"

Nut Width: 1-11/16"

Scale Length: 24-3/4"

Neck Details: Set Honduran mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and trapezoid inlays. The neck has been reset. The fingerboard has been lightly planed and refretted.

Electronics: Gibson patent stamped neck and patent sticker bridge pickups with three-position selector switch, and dedicated volume and tone controls for each pickup. The pickup covers have been removed. The wiring harness is mostly original, with touched up solder joints, and replaced switch. One visible pot code dates to the 13th week of 1960

Pickup Measurements: Neck 7.58K, Bridge 7.62K

Hardware: The pickguard, truss rod cover, and tenon cover are reproduction. The tuning machines have been replaced with later 60s Gibson Kluson Deluxes. The strap buttons have been replaced with strap locks. The bridge has been replaced with a later chrome patent stamped Gibson ABR-1. The remaining hardware is original.

Weight: 7lbs 6oz

Modifications / Repairs: There is a repaired crack in the bass side cutaway that extents into the top of the body next to the neck pickup. Two cracks have been repaired that extend from the sides of neck tongue into the neck pickup cavity. There is also a series of repaired cracks near the output jack. There is a plugged hole near the upper strap button with the finish touched up in this area. Two holes have been plugged under the bridge where the bridge posts are anchored. The neck has been reset. The fingerboard has been lightly planed and refretted. The tuner post holes have at some point been reamed out to fit Grovers (these have since been removed). The pickups have been replaced, the selector switch has been replaced, and solder joints have been touched up. Most of the hardware is not original.

Case Details: Original Hardshell Case

Cosmetic Condition: This vintage guitar is in good condition with wear consistent with its age. The finish has faded, and is weather-checked. There are dings, dents, and finish chips throughout. The edges of the headstock are worn. The finish on the back of the neck has worn away in some areas from play. Buckle rash is present on the back of the body. There is wear on the lower edges of the body from play. The fingerboard binding has cracked in several places. The hardware has a strong patina.

Serial Number: 7692

Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are medium width and tall, with no play wear. The serial number dates to 1961, and one visible pot code dates to 1960.

Chicago Music Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange

1961
Gibson
Good
Red Cherry 6EC007 FFFFFF
18 Years
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
773-525-7773
Chicago, IL
9:43 AM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

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