Thursday, August 12, 2010

1974 SG Deluxe in Jacksonville FL area for $900

This is a non-stock early 70's Gibson SG Deluxe (or is it Deluxe SG?) from when Norlin was trying to reduce costs so they added the control plate on the front of the guitar.  This one looks like it is a Walnut body - some people like that in an SG.  It also has full sized humbuckers which is nice since some of these guitars have the black mini humbuckers with the funky (i.e. cheap) flip switches.  This one should be a player - though it's a shame the Bigsby tailpiece is gone.  Still a rare find and a decent price for a 35+ year old Gibby.  Oh and I can't forget for all of the oh-so fussy afficianados out there - it has a "volute." hehe  - JC

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Vintage Gibson SG (early 1970's) - $900 (southside)


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Date: 2010-08-08, 12:01PM EDT

Reply to: sale-34sdt-1887259865@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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Serious inquiries only!

Vintage Gibson SG Standard (early 1970's) with hard shell case (late 1960's - gold velvet lining).

SG serial number - 614045

Case is in very good condition - latches, hinges and handle all in tack.

Velvet lining has not pulled loose.

Bigsby was replaced several years ago with standard tail.

Back pickup was replaced with a Dimarzio double coil.

Control and Tone knobs replaced with speed knobs

Glued in neck

Original finish

Original front pickup

Original tuning nuts - Glover

Original controls plate

Action is set to medium low.

And finally the neck is straight!

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