1970 GIBSON EB1 BASS

1970 Gibson EB1 Bass

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Pearloid inlaid Gibson logo on headstock with "i" dot disconnected from "G" and closed "o", pearloid crown inlay centered on headstock, two screw plastic truss rod cover including the model name, Schaller tuners with Gibson "G" logo on the gear cover, unbound rosewood 20-fret board with pearloid dot fret markers, short scale glued in neck, one large chrome four pole humbucker pickup at neck butt, brown violin shaped solid mahogany body with pinstripes, one piece black pickguard, curved ebony thumb rest under G string, two silver top/black witch hat shaped knobs with numbers, volume/tone words and metal position pointers, CTS potentiometers, "orange drop" capacitor, two pole tune-o-matic bridge with four intonation adjustable plastic saddles, chrome bridge cover, black/white/black plastic input jack plate on body side, strapholder on body back, two screw plastic oval controls access cover on body back, small round orange and "brown drop" capacitors, telescopic upright playing pole, rectangular black tolex case with gold or blue interior.

Gibson shipped a total of 404 EB1'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.