1960 GIBSON EB2 BASS
For photos, click on the links below:
1960 Gibson EB2 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, banjo type plastic tuners, unbound Brazilian rosewood 20-fret board with pearloid dot fret markers, two F holes in body, orange Gibson manufacturing sticker inside F hole, body binding on front and back, one large black bakelite humbucker pickup at neck butt with centered pole pieces, black/white/black/white pickguard with metal brace, two gold bell shaped knobs with with numbers and metal position pointers, bass boost button, nickel bar bridge with a hex intonation screw at each of the two mounting poles, input jack on body front, strapholder on body back, brown Tolex Lifton case with pink interior.
Gibson shipped a total of 102 Sunburst and 17 Natural EB2's in 1960. For 1960 serial numbers see the "Gibson Serial Number Chart". For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's potentiometer codes.