Regardless of the fact that George Harrison and Eric Clapton rocked a '64 SG Standard, that model year was clearly a standout for SGs in general. The clunky side-pull vibrato had been replaced by the dependable Maestro Vibrola. The neck profiles had increased in size, resembling the profile found on 1959 Les Pauls. And the balance, playability and look of the SG seemed to come into its own. For all those reasons, the Gibson Custom Shop is proud to present the 1964 SG Standard Reissue.
Along with the Maestro Vibrola and chunky neck profile, it has all the hyper-accurate vintage specs one could possibly want -- original construction methods, a real red aniline dye finish, chemically-recreated plastics, replica electronics, and more. The result is perhaps the best looking, feeling and sounding SG Reissue yet.
It also features Ultra Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab. The Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged finish treatment, paired with lightly aged hardware, simulates decades of light play wear, giving it the unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era.
Gibson 1964 SG Standard Reissue with Maestro Cherry Red Specifications
Body Material: 1-Piece Solid Lightweight Mahogany
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer; Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged
Neck Material: Solid Mahogany
Neck Profile: Authentic '64 Medium C-Shape
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Frets: 22 Authentic Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Nylon
Inlays: Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Hardware Finish: Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
Tailpiece: Maestro Vibrola
Tuners: Kluson Single Line, Double Ring
Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)
Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Black Beauty Capacitors
Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity
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