1970 Gibson EB0-L Bass

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During the year a "MADE IN U.S.A." stamp was introduced onto the back of the headstock beneath the serial number. There were some early 1970 instruments manufactured with no USA stamp.

Other 1970 Gibson EB0-L characteristics: Slotted headstock with no crown inlay, glued in Gibson name pearloid logo with no "i" dot and closed "o", Schaller banjo-type tuners, plastic truss rod cover including model name, unbound Brazilian rosewood 19 fret board with pearloid dot fret markers, long scale glued in neck, one piece Mahogany body, one chrome four pole humbucker pickup with black plastic surround at neck butt, black/white pickguard, two silver top/black witch hat shaped knobs with numbers, volume/tone word and metal position pointers, potentiometers, two pole tune-o-matic chrome bridge with four intonation adjustable plastic saddles, chrome bridge cover, input jack plate on body side, strapholder on body back, five screw plastic controls access cover on body back, molded black hard case with gold interior.

Gibson shipped a total of 335 EB0-L's in 1970. For 1970 serial numbers see the "Gibson Serial Number Chart". For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's potentiometer codes.