Gibson / SG Standard / 1969 / Cherry Red / Guitar

Very nice cherry red Gibson SG Standard made in 1969 with original, oblong Gibson hard case.

​No breaks or repairs or finish issues. Trem arm is a Gibson Historic item however the Maestro trem unit itself is original. Neck pickup looks to have been out then back in again. Both pickups are correct PAT number, sticker pickups and all pots date to 1969.

Superb playing SG with a nice low action on original wide frets with plenty of meat left. LOVELY feeling neck with a super comfortable heel joint that gets quite chunky towards the upper frets. Hardly any wear at all on this smooth feeling neck which is a rare thing with these SG's - usually they have been rocked... hard!

With the exception of the aforementioned trem arm it has all original hardware, tuners, pickguard knobs etc, Finish is a little faded but still retains some dark cherry in places. As to be expected there are dings and dongs in a few places but amazingly, no severe buckle rash and very little neck wear. Maybe it was used for baroque music recitals...

It does however sound far from Baroque and really does produce classic 60's SG tones from both pickups that you will have heard on many multi million selling records.

​There are no touch ups or overspray anywhere and it is a good, honest guitar and if you are looking for one of these, this is a very nice example indeed.

Instrument sold

ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
24 hours

Hello we’re ATB Guitars formally known as Atoyboy Guitars

We are one of Europes leading sellers of vintage and rare guitars. We only sell vintage Gibson and Fender electric guitars from 1950 until 1975 and have an extensive inventory to browse in our bricks and mortar store in Cheltenham, UK or in our online web store.

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All prices are in UK GBP £ Sterling. Payment can be made by Paypal, bank transfer, cash, or money order cashiers cheque etc. 

Should you not be absolutely delighted with your purchase you may return it to Cheltenham, at your own expense, within 7 days from the date of delivery for a full refund. The item must not have been altered or tampered with in any way, and it must arrive in the same condition as it left us.

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We ship within the UK by Royal Mail Recorded (small items under 2Kg), TNT or UPS and Worldwide by Royal Mail Airmail Signed For (small under 2Kg) Parcelforce, UPS or FedEx. All shipping prices include expert packing, cartons and packing materials but not insurance which is typically around 2% of items value. Currently approx shipping rates for a single guitar are as follows:

UK excluding Northern Ireland and Highlands £29
Most of mainland Europe £49
U.S.A. £129
Asia £149 - £190
Rest of World including S. America £149 - £275


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