1968 GIBSON EB2-D BASS

1968 GIBSON EB2-D BASS

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1968 Gibson EB2-D characteristics: Pearloid inlaid Gibson logo on headstock with "i" dot disconnected from "G" and open "o", 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, plastic binding on front and back of body, large four pole chrome humbucker pickup at neck butt plus a second 4 pole chrome mini-humbucker pickup with black plastic surround near the bridge, chrome pickup cover or chrome bridge cover, black/white/black/white pickguard, four silver top/black witch hat shaped knobs with with numbers, volume/tone words and metal position pointers, bass boost button, three way pickup selector switch, chrome bar bridge with a hex intonation screw at each of the two mounting poles or two pole chrome tune-o-matic bridge with four intonation adjustable plastic saddles, string mutes, input jack on body front, split shaft potentiometers, molded black hard case with yellow interior.

Gibson shipped a total of 461 Sunburst and 239 Cherry EB2-D'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.