1961 SG Les Paul Junior
1961 Gibson SG Les Paul Junior
This featherweight guitar weighs in at just 5.90 lbs. and has a nice, fat nut width of 1 11/16 inches, a standard Gibson scale length of 24 3/4 inches and a very fast thin profile. Solid mahogany body with bevelled edge, one-piece mahogany neck, and rosewood fretboard with 22 jumbo frets and inlaid pearl dot position markers. Headstock with gold silk-screened "Gibson" logo and "Les Paul Junior" and serial number impressed into the back of the headstock. Later closed-back single-line Kluson Deluxe strip tuners with white plastic oval buttons. One P-90 pickup with an output of 7.59k. The pots are stamped "134 6103" (Centralab, January 1961). Two-layer (black on white) laminated plastic pickguard with eight screws. Two controls (one volume, one tone) on lower treble bout. Black plastic bell-shaped knobs with white markings. Jack socket on body face. Combination preset ridged "wrap-over" bar bridge/stud tailpiece. The guitar has been expertly re-fretted with the correct gauge fretwire. The body and the back of the neck are faded. There is some light belt buckle scarring on the back (nothing through the finish), some minor finish checking and a few light surface marks on the body. There are also a few areas of edge wear. There are two small chips (by the screws) on the pickguard. Overall this great playing, wonderful sounding little guitar is in strong excellent plus (8.75) condition. Housed in the original three-latch Gibson brown "alligator" softshell case with brown felt lining (8.50). (#1778)
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