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  • This Melody Maker bass was billed as a student model in it's day but shares the same wood, components and general appearance of it's cousin the EB-0. Mahogany neck and SG body shape. One humbucking pickup. Fire Engine red finish. With earlier, non-original HSC (purple lining). VGC+
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Cool student model that is similar in design to the EB-0
  • SN 910195
  • c.1967 (pots are dated 20th week of 1966)
  • VGC+
  • Fire engine red body finish (some fading and crazing)
  • SG style mahogany body
  • Set mahogany neck joins body at 15th fret
  • C-shaped neck profile
  • 20-fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearloid dot markers
  • Headstock features decal "Gibson" logo
  • Original (Japanese) tuners with large buttons
  • Single-ply white pickguard (2 small cracks by jack)
  • One humbucking pickup in neck position (lots of warm muddy bass sound)
  • One volume and one tone control
  • One piece bridge with individual nylon saddles
  • ~30-1/4" scale, 1-1/2" nut, 7.6 lbs.
  • Built in the U.S.A.
  • With older non-original HSC (purple lining)

Gibson Melody Maker Electric Bass (c.1967)

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SKU: 55U-211753

Regular price
$1,850 USD
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$1,850 USD
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This Melody Maker bass was billed as a student model in it's day but shares the same wood, components and general appearance of it's cousin the EB-0. Mahogany neck and SG body shape. One humbucking pickup. Fire Engine red finish. With earlier, non-original HSC (purple lining). VGC+
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Cool student model that is similar in design to the EB-0
  • SN 910195
  • c.1967 (pots are dated 20th week of 1966)
  • VGC+
  • Fire engine red body finish (some fading and crazing)
  • SG style mahogany body
  • Set mahogany neck joins body at 15th fret
  • C-shaped neck profile
  • 20-fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearloid dot markers
  • Headstock features decal "Gibson" logo
  • Original (Japanese) tuners with large buttons
  • Single-ply white pickguard (2 small cracks by jack)
  • One humbucking pickup in neck position (lots of warm muddy bass sound)
  • One volume and one tone control
  • One piece bridge with individual nylon saddles
  • ~30-1/4" scale, 1-1/2" nut, 7.6 lbs.
  • Built in the U.S.A.
  • With older non-original HSC (purple lining)