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1971 Gibson EB0-L characteristics: Slotted headstock with no crown inlay, glued in Gibson name pearloid logo, Schaller banjo-type tuners, plastic truss rod cover including model name, "MADE IN U.S.A." stamp on back of headstock beneath the serial number, unbound Brazilian rosewood 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, 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 saddles, chrome bridge cover, input jack, strapholder on body back, five screw plastic controls access cover on body back, molded black hard case.

For 1971 serial numbers see the "Gibson Serial Number Chart". For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's potentiometer codes.