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American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1964, Style Firebird VII

Auction:
2617B
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$4,920$4,100

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2617B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 14, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1964, Style Firebird VII, stamped 116248 at the back of the peghead, length of body 19 in, with case.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Very good, pickguard split. All original parts, assembled after closing of Kalamazoo plant. All parts go together.

There is no evidence of refinishing. The finish has been found to be later, by Mirabella Guitars. Underside of pickups and pots are correct. There are no marks under any overcoat. Painted silver on inside of control cavities. No evidence of broken pehead.
Metal parts are original, not re-plated.

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Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo plant, Gibson Guitar Corporation, Headstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan

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