1962 GIBSON EB0-F BASS
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The EB0-F was an EB0 with an added fuzz distortion feature.
1962 Gibson EB0-F characteristics: Pearloid inlaid Gibson logo on headstock with the "i" dot disconnected from the "G" and opened "o", pearloid crown inlay above center on headstock, two screw plastic truss rod cover with no model name, Kluson clover reverse riveted tuners with slot head screws, unbound rosewood 20 fret board with pearloid dot fret markers, short scale glued in neck, one large black bakelite four pole humbucker pickup at neck butt, black/white/black/white/black pickguard including two fuzz knobs, curved ebony thumb rest under the G string, two black bell shaped knobs with numbers no words, Centralab potentiometers, resistors, capacitors, 9 volt battery, nickel bar bridge with a hex intonation screw at each of the two mounting poles, input jack on body front, strapholder on body back, four screw plastic controls access cover on body back, molded black chipboard case with red interior.
Gibson shipped a total of 35 EB0-F's in 1962. For 1962 serial numbers see the "Gibson Serial Number Chart". For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's potentiometer codes.