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1975 Gibson SG Standard Walnut w/Case

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The SG Standard made a reappearance in October 1972 with slight alterations, such as a return to the angled neckline and recessed edges. Some SGs still donned T-Top pickups until early 1973, at which point the Gibson logo was redesigned to be more rounded and the headstock slimmed at the waist.

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 3-pc laminated Honduran Mahogany
  • .800" / 1.00" profile
  • Set-in construction
    • 3 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
    • Joins body at 18th fret
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard (1972–early 1973, late 1974–1979)
    • Mother of Pearl small block inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Ebony fretboard (early/mid 1973–late 1974)
    • Mother of Pearl small block inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Volute
  • Large Open Book headstock
    • Resin impregnated fiberboard veneer
    • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
      • Thinner font (1973–early 1977)
      • Thicker, squared font (1972–early 1973, 1976–1979)
    • Inlaid Mother of Pearl crown
    • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
    • 17opitch
  • 22 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • 19/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Neck (1972–early 1973, late 1974–1979)
    • Fret-edge binding
    • Thinner style
  • None (early/mid 1973–late 1974)

Electronics:

  • Two "Super Humbuckers"
    • Indox 7 ceramic magnets
    • ~5.3K (neck), 7.5K (bridge) Ohms DCR

      1975, Natural finish

    • Epoxy-mounted
    • AKA "Tarbacks"
    • Bridge pickup closer to bridge (mid/late 1974–1979)
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 500k pots (Late 1972–June 1973)
    • CTS 300k pots (July 1973–1979)
      • 100k tone (1976–1979)
    • Ceramic "disk" capacitors

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Schaller M-6 tuning machines
    • 1:12 ratio
    • Chrome Keystone buttons
    • "Gibson" engraved
  • Grover Rotomatic tuning machines (sporadic use)
    • 1:14 ratio
    • Chrome Keystone buttons
    • "Milk Bottle" style

      1977, Walnut finish

  • 5-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w (1972–1975)
      • Blank
      • Un-beveled
    • 2-ply b/w with "S-G" hot-stamp (mid 1974–1979)
      • Beveled edges (sporadic use)
      • Tighter spacing (mid 1974–early 1976)
      • Wider spacing (early 1976–1979)
    • Single-ply black (sporadic use)
  • Witch Hat knobs (late 1972)
  • Black Speed knobs
    • Pointers (1973–mid 1976)

      "Goof Hider"

  • Schaller "Harmonica" Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Aluminum stopbar tailpiece (1972-1975)
  • Zamak stopbar tailpiece (1975-1979)
  • "Goof hiders" (sporadic use)
    • Used around pickup rings & tailpiece posts

Consignment Sale Item Notice:

  • 🎸 This is a unique item available through our consignment sale.
  • 🚫All Sales Final: No returns or exchanges accepted.
  • 💳No Discount codes: Excluded from discount code usage. Purchases made with a discount code will be canceled and refunded.

Thank you for your understanding as you explore this special piece from our curated collection.

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