1962 SG Special With Maestro Vibrola
1962 Gibson SG Special
This 13-inch-wide, 1 3/8 inches thick SG Special weighs just 6.90 lbs. Solid mahogany body with beveled edges. One-piece mahogany neck with a nice, fat nut width of 1 11/16 inches and a standard Gibson scale length of 24 3/4 inches. Rosewood fretboard with 22 original jumbo frets and inlaid pearl dot markers. Inlaid pearl "Gibson" headstock logo and 'bell' shaped black over white plastic truss-rod cover with two screws. Closed-back Kluson Deluxe 'single-line' strip tuners with white plastic oval buttons. Serial number stamped in black on back of headstock. Two P-90 pickups with outputs of 8.43k and 7.83k. Five-layer black over white plastic pickguard with five screws. Four controls (two volume, two tone) plus three-way pickup selector switch. Black plastic bell-shaped knobs with metal tops. The potentiometers are stamped "134 6202" (Centralab, January 1962). Wrap-over pre-compensated, intonation adjustable, bridge/stud tailpiece. Gibson 'Maestro' vibrola with flat-arm. All hardware nickel-plated. This wonderful fifty-two year old SG Special is in exceptionally fine (9.00) condition with just some minor belt buckle rash on the back (nothing through the finish), a few very small and insignificant surface chips on the body edges and some fading to the back of the neck. Housed in the original Gibson three-latch aligator soft-shell case with brown felt lining (8.75). (#1774)
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