10-14-2012 10-15-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2617B Boston
October 14, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1964, Style Firebird VII

$4,920$4,100
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.

Keywords

Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo plant