1971 GIBSON EB0 BASS
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1971 Gibson EB0 characteristics: Slotted headstock with no crown inlay, glued on Gibson name pearloid logo with no "i" dot and closed "o", "MADE IN U.S.A." stamp on back of headstock beneath the serial number, Schaller banjo-type tuners with Gibson name on the gear cover, plastic truss rod cover including model name, unbound Brazilian rosewood 19 fret board with pearloid dot fret markers, short scale glued in three piece neck, one chrome four pole humbucker pickup with black plastic surround positioned at neck butt, black/white/black pickguard, two silver top/black witch hat shaped knobs with numbers, volume/tone word and metal position pointers, CTS potentiometers, orange and "blue drop" capacitors, brass colored grounding shield in pots cavity, two pole tune-o-matic bridge with four intonation adjustable plastic saddles, chrome bridge cover, black/white/black input jack plate on body side, strapholder on body back, five screw plastic controls access cover on body back, molded black tolex case.
Gibson shipped a total of 1054 Cherry, 594 Walnut, 8 Ebony and 25 left handed Walnut EB0's in 1971. For 1971 serial numbers see the "Gibson Serial Number Chart". For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's potentiometer codes.