Gibson EB0 / EB3 bass 69

1969 Gibson EB0 / EB3 bass

Mahogany vintage Gibson SG bass. Classic rock bass

This bass has plenty of player wear, with a graze on the back and scuffing at the edges on the lower bout. It’s had a professional neck reset; you can see where the neck / body join was retouched in the process.

Amazing Gibson bass growl in the neck position and good funk sound back at the bridge. Original tuners and hard flight case (with one broken latch). Good value Gibson bass.

It’s very possible that this bass started life as an EB-0 then had the bridge pickup and pickup selector switch added at a later date.

Price: £1,499.00
S/N: R152

1969 Gibson EB0 / EB3 Description

1969 Gibson EB0 / EB3 bass – They call the colour of this bass walnut, although it’s a solid mahogany SG-shaped body.

This 1969 Gibson EBO bass has plenty of player wear, with a graze on the back and scuffing at the edges on the lower bout. It’s had a professional neck reset; you can see where the neck / body join was retouched in the process.

Amazing Gibson bass growl in the neck position and good funk sound back at the bridge. Original tuners and hard flight case (with one broken latch). Good value Gibson bass and if Jack Bruce tones are your thing or you want that late 60’s early 70’s funk bass sound then you have come to the right bass.

It’s very possible that this bass started life as an EB-0 then had the bridge pickup and pickup selector switch added at a later date.

1969 Gibson EB0 / EB3 features

  • Solid mahogany SG style double pointed cutaway body
  • 2 humbucking pickups (large neck pickup, smaller bridge pickup)
  • Pickup selector switch (may or may not be original)
  • Separate tone and volume black ‘witches-hat’ style knobs
  • Neck joints body at 17th fret
  • 30½” scale
  • Dot fingerboard inlays
  • Gibson crown logo on headstock
  • Original enclosed Japanese (Gotoh?) tuners
  • Hard case (one latch broken)


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