1958 Original Gibson EB-2 Bass with Original Brown Lifton With Pink Lining Case
This is the first year Gibson made this bass. And it has made vintageguitar.com top “25 Most Valuable Basses” list. There were only 96 made total this year so it is very rare.
One of the very first EB-2 basses. This guitar weighs just 7-3/4lbs Has a nice, Fat nut width of slightly over 1 11/16 inches and a nice, short scale length of 30 1/2 inches. Single-bound laminated Maple Body. One-piece Mahogany Neck with a wonderful thick profile. Brazilian Rosewood fretboard with 20 original medium-thin frets and inlaid pearl dot position markers.
All Original but the pickup died and the owner took it to a Gibson dealer and it was replaced in 1965 and 1 tuner has just the tip replaced.
Single-coil pickup with a 'thumping' output of 27.4k.
Two controls (one volume, one tone) on the lower treble bout. Combination bar bridge/stud tailpiece.
This extremely rare, first generation EB-2 Bass. Housed in the original Gibson five-latch brown hard shell case with purple plush lining
OK my final 2 cents. This was a 1 owner. Adult cared for....Just Sweet as it gets. It is a Hollow Body, Does not feed back all crazy at all. True Bell Tone Old School
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Laminate maple semi-hollow body with maple center block.
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: medium ""C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .88" 12th- .99"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 30-1/4"
Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood board.
Electronics: Original pickup and wiring with volume and tone controls and "baritone" switch.
Pickup Measurements: .8.9k ohms
Weight: 7lb 12oz
Case Details: Original Brown Lifton hard shell case with pink lining.