1963 Gibson EB0-F Bass

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1963 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 pickguard including two fuzz knobs, curved ebony thumb rest under the G string, nickel hand rest, two silver top/black bell shaped knobs with no words and metal position pointers, Centralab potentiometers, resistors, capacitors, 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. 

Gibson shipped a total of 74 EB0-F's in 1963. For 1963 serial numbers see the "Gibson Serial Number Chart". For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's potentiometer codes.