1968 Gibson EB2 Bass

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1968 Gibson EB2 characteristics: Pearloid inlaid Gibson logo on headstock with open "o" and either no "i" dot or "i" dot disconnected from "G", pearloid crown inlay centered on headstock, two screw plastic truss rod cover with no model name, Kluson clover riveted tuners with slot head screws, unbound 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 chrome four pole humbucker pickup at neck butt, black/white/black/white pickguard, two silver top/black witch hat shaped knobs with with numbers, volume/tone words and metal position pointers, bass boost button, two pole tune-o-matic chrome bridge with four intonation adjustable plastic saddles, chrome bridge cover, strings mute, input jack on body front, molded black tolex "Gibson" name case with gold or red interior.

Gibson shipped a total of 664 Sunburst and 539 Cherry EB2's in 1968. For 1968 serial numbers see the "Gibson Serial Number Chart". For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's potentiometer codes.