For your consideration a 1963 Gibson SG Special Plectrum with a Cherry finish! At the turn of the century the Banjo was king! As guitars became all the rage, you'd often find the banjo player switch a tenor or plectrum guitar. Gibson made a handful of different tenor models over the years but their Plectrum models are extremely rare to come by. In fact this was most likely special ordered from the factory in 1963 as it has their "Custom" truss rod cover. Tenor guitars have a 22-3/4" scale length, this SG Special Plectrum has a 26.5"! The original frets are in excellent condition! Brazilian rosewood fingerboard! Awesome custom 4 pole P-90! We currently have it tuned like a guitar with out its low strings to make life easier!

Specs! This instrument is in very good condition. Extremely rare. Comes with a non-original hard shell case. 26.5" scale length. Non-original bone nut with a 1.25" width. Original 4 Kluson Deluxe tuners. Factory "Custom" truss rod cover. Mahogany neck with a depth of .86" (1st fret) and .94" (12th fret). Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. Action measures 5/64" on the bass side and 4/64" on the treble side. The original 22 medium wide frets are in excellent condition. Mahogany body finished in Cherry. Two factory 4 pole Gibson P-90s. Non-original Aluminum wraparound tail piece (original in case). Non-original back plate. Weighs 5 pounds and 11 ounces.

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ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
Brand
Model
  • SG Special
Finish
  • Cherry
Categories
Year
  • 1963
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Pickup Configuration
  • SS
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Wrap-Around
Color Family
  • Red
Model Sub-Family
  • Gibson SG Special
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Model Family
  • Gibson SG
Number of Frets
  • 22

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