1976 Gibson EB3 Bass
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1976 EB3 characteristics: Large headstock including gold silkscreened Gibson logo with "i" dot connected to the "G" and open "o", two screw plastic truss rod cover with no model name, "EB-3 MADE IN U.S.A." and serial number embossed onto back of headstock, Schaller BM tuners including Gibson name and Phillips head screws, volute on headstock back, unbound rosewood 21 fret board with pearloid dot fret markers, short scale glued in neck, large chrome four pole humbucker pickup with black plastic surround positioned away from the neck butt plus a second four pole chrome mini-humbucker pickup with black plastic surround near the bridge, black/white/black/white pickguard with curve at bottom end, four position varitone chicken-head selector switch, four silver top/black witch hat shaped knobs with numbers and volume/tone words, CTS potentiometers, small "red drop" capacitors, three pole bridge, chrome bridge cover, input jack on body front, strapholder on body back, five screw plastic controls access cover on body back, molded black vinyl Gibson name hard case with pink interior, literature.
Serial numbers were eight digits beginning with an "00" prefix, located on the headstock back. Gibson shipped a total of 195 Cherry, 110 Walnut, 10 White and and 1 left handed Walnut EB3's in 1976.