Vintage Gibson SG Custom 3-Pickup with Maestro Vibrola in Alpine White finish made in 1964 with Original Marigold Interior Hard Shell Case. This guitar features a solid mahogany body, mahogany neck and bound ebony fingerboard. Equipped with a set of original gold covered Gibson Patent Sticker Humbuckers in the neck, middle and bridge position. Controlled by 2-volume, 2-tone knobs and a 3-way toggle switch with original pots and wiring dating to 1964. The 24.75" scale length neck has mother of pearl block inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets on a 12” radius with a slim taper neck profile. The hardware is comprised of original gold Gibson waffleback tuning machines, a bone nut, an ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge with nylon saddles and top hat reflector knobs with a 4-ply white/black pickguard.

This vintage guitar is one of the cleanest/ well kept examples with have come across to date and has all its original components right Down to the case and case key! At some point in its life the pickup cavities were routed for clearance but done cleanly. 

This instrument is in overall excellent condition for its age, with very light signs of play.  It has Light oxidation/ light wear of the gold hardware, it has a few light marks on the body, minimal light checking on the body/neck, some light binding shrinkage and a few finish chips on the head stocks top rear edge. Most of the marks and checking can be seen under direct light (See pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 10-46 strings and includes original hard shell case which is small pebble with marigold interior.


  • Make: Gibson
  • Model: SG Custom 3-Pickup with Maestro Vibrola
  • Year: 1964
  • Finish: Alpine White
  • Finish Type: Nitrocellulose
  • Country: USA
  • Serial #: 259571
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Weight: 9lbs 10.3oz
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Mahogany
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Neck Joint: Set Neck
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Matching
  • Finger Board: Ebony
  • Neck Binding: White
  • Neck Radius: 12"
  • Neck Profile: Slim Taper
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Block
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • Pickup Config: HHH
  • Neck Pickup: Gibson Patent Sticker Humbucker
  • Middle Pickup: Gibson Patent Sticker Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: Gibson Patent Sticker Humbucker
  • Pickguard: 4-Ply White/Black
  • Pots: 2-Volume, 2-Tone
  • Pot Date Codes: AT***640* (1964) (Numbers not completely visible from soldering)
  • Switch: 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Tuning Machines: Gibson Waffleback with Keystone Heads
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic with Nylon Saddles and Maestro Vibrola Tailpiece
  • Knobs: Top Hat Reflector
  • String Gauge: 10-46
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case


  • Overall Condition: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Body Back: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Body Front: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Fretboard: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Fret Life: ✯✯✯☆ ·
  • Neck: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Neck Binding: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Headstock Front: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Headstock Back: ✯✯✯✯ ·
  • Pickups: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Bridge: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Tailpiece: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Knobs: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Hardware: ✯✯✯✯☆

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Listed5 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
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  • SG Custom with Maestro Vibrola
  • Alpine White
  • 1964
Made In
  • United States
Model Sub-Family
  • Gibson SG Custom
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Color Family
  • White
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Pickup Configuration
  • HHH
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Tailpiece
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Model Family
  • Gibson SG
Number of Frets
  • 22

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