Dating gibson bass

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Unfortunately, as amps got louder, so did the feedback from semi acoustic basses, and these were discontinued.

However, ever since the return of ‘Unplugged ‘sessions these babies have become popular once again and highly sought after!

Original tuners and hard flight case (with one broken latch).

Good value Gibson bass and if Jack Bruce tones are your thing or you want that late 60’s early 70’s funk bass sound then you have come to the right bass.

This guitar is all original and in great shape, Single super powerful neck humbucker with treble cut switch, One piece mahogany neck, Maple body, Lots of lovely flame in the top and back, Dot inlays, Crown headstock inlay, Vintage sunburst, Rich brown back and sides, Gold skirted knobs, Wear and minor dings but very nice condition and a super playing bass.

This Article is designed to assist in dating and/or identifying instruments manufactured or distributed by Gibson Guitar Corp.Please note that most of this information relates to serial numbers used from 1975 to present.For more details on Gibson Serialization prior to 1975 and historical product specs, use your Gruhn’s Guide or view the following PDF files: Since 1989, all Gibson acoustics are built in Bozeman, MT and all Gibson electrics are built in Nashville or Memphis.Dating an amplifier by serial numbers can be effective as well.Again, it's important to be sure the parts are original on the music equipment to get a valid date for the amp.This bass has plenty of player wear, with a graze on the back and scuffing at the edges on the lower bout.