Friday, February 12, 2010

1966 Gibson SG Special in ST. Louis for $1200



If this is a real original 1966 SG Special with the original pickups with no neck break repairs then this is a terrific deal. HIGHLY desirebable collectible guitar.

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1966 Gibson S G special - $1200 (hazelwood )

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Date: 2010-02-10, 9:08PM CST
Reply to: sale-v4er6-1595597574@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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Hello I am parting with my 1966 gibson sg special like the one used by pete townsend and frank Zappa.Has original pick ups Plays really great.For details and up to date pictures Call Billy at 314-960-3749 Thanks just looked up serial number it is a 1966 gibson sg for sure serial 851020 imprinted on back of the neck


Location: hazelwood
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4 comments:

  1. i contacted this seller with great esteem but there are some issues so now im hesitant so im looking for some advice. the bridge is an unoriginal hardtail, though a nice one. was originally a vibriola. original bridge not included. also the pickgaurd was cut to add a strat style middle pup and the body was routed for that same purpose. the route is very clean and well done, they just removed the area between the pups so it looks like a universal route now. otherwise nothing but dings and scratches. i have more pics and high detail at that. if it werent for these issues it would be a steal of a deal. im thinking it might still be a pretty good buy though, but i just dont know. thoughts??

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  2. Hello Mr JC,

    Could I ask you a favour ? I'm a guitarist in Belgium, can you please contact me on my myspace : www.myspace.com/rodrigofuentealba

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  3. Nelson: If you are considering the resale or collectible value of the guitar you should take those things into serious consideration - however if you are looking at playing and keeping the guitar then consider how it looks sounds and feels and figure that the fact it is a vintage 1966 SG adds at least $1K to whatever player value it has to you. If the pickups are the original Gibson P90's and all the electrics are original that is a big plus - but I'd imagaine the pots and wiring were changed if they added a middle pickup at one time - and note that Vibrolas were often taken off these guitars. If it looks good and plays and sounds great then the value should be obvious. Just don't expect a windfall if yu ever choose to resell it.

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  4. Sold now...had a neck repair in addition to the route.

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