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Gibson SG Special Cherry 1963

Gibson SG Special Cherry 1963

Regular price $6,999.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $6,999.00 USD
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Guys its all there, its all original, its in basically vintage mint condition, all the cherry on the body has retained its red hue. Snatch it before its too late, you wont find a closet queen like this again.

We have a Gibson SG Special in an unfaded Cherry Red from 1963. This piece has absolutely zero problems. I have personally setup every inch of this piece, the neck relief is perfect, the action is whispering low, the frets are polished and a dream to play on, the intonation is dead on, the nut is slotted to the perfect height and allows the strings to glide through it. The truss rod works and the neck has no humps or warps. If the devil was a guitarist he would play an sg special. This piece is develish and sleek with a thin body and a wide nut width. From pete townshend to santana to Billy joe armstrong, they've all played them. The pickups are insanely hot and sweet and really crackle when you push them. This piece is unforgiving, its incredibly articulate and the attack is so transparent and glass like, and the 60 year old wood is so resonant, it practically plays for you. Theres not much else to say, vintage pieces are getting scarce, this one is completely uncirculated and came from the original owner, its a piece of history that will only increase in value over time. I can guarantee you will really enjoy playing this piece as well as looking at it on the wall. Thank you for looking


Condition: Completely all original, slight fading of red on back of the neck. Some wear on the face of the headstock and very tiny dings on the back, otherwise absolutely excellent condition.

Electronics: 100% all original. Alnico p90 pickups sound fiery with sweet midrange, untouched solder joints with desirable "black beauty" sprague caps.

Serial: 97788
Weight: 6.85 lbs
Series: SG Special
Body: Mahogany
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose
Neck: Mahogany, Standard “C” Shape
Neck Finish: NitroCellulose
Fretboard: 12-inch radius, Brazilian Rosewood
Frets: 22, Original Frets
Position Inlays: Pearl Dot
Nut (Material/Width): Bone, 1 11/16"
Tuning Machines: Original single line kluson deluxe tuners
Scale Length: 24 5/8" 
Bridge: Gibson wraparound lighting bolt stop bar chrome
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
Pickups: Alnico P-90 pickups, Black (Bridge, Neck)
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1: Full Bridge Pickup, Position 2: Bridge and Neck Pickup, Position 3: Full Neck Pickup
Controls: Volume 1, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2, Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Control Knobs: Gibson Reflector knobs
Hardware Finish: Nickel
Case/Gig Bag: Original Gibson chipboard case

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