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GIBSON RB-170 (1963)

GIBSON RB-170 (1963)
EC-, 11" frosted top head, mahogany neck with "dove wing" headstock, 3/4" dark stained rim, 22-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with white plastic dot inlays, 24 brackets, chrome hardware, single coordinator rod, ~1/4" rolled brass tone hoop, new ebony top bridge, Waverly-style tailpiece, geared 5th-string tuner with ivoroid button, 4 original geared tuners with white plastic buttons, nickel hardware, ~26-3/8" scale, 1-3/16" nut width, telephone number appears to be engraved on inside of rim, a number of nicks on headstock edges, on consignment, with basic gigbag (SN:111915)
60U-2299 - No longer available -
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front-detail (click)
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back (click)
bridge-tailpiece (click)
fretboard (click)
gigbag (click)
headstock-back (click)
headstock-front (click)
heel (click)
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