This SG Junior, from the first year after Gibson renamed it from the Les Paul, has a nice broken-in feel to it. With some brown discoloration in the nitrocellulose over the cherry finish, it has a classic look that marks its age more than most of the other SGs we have.
Body : Mahogany, cherry finish. Medium weight.
Neck : Mahogany with rosewood fretboard and dot inlays. Fairly thin, round profile.
Pickups/Hardware : One P-90 pickup a bit warmer than most. Wraparound bridge/tailpiece. Three-on-a-plate Kluson tuners.
Setup/Playability : Nice broken-in feel with clean neck. Feels great for rhythm playing in particular.
Cosmetic Condition : One missing inlay at the 9 th fret. Nice tarnish on the hardware. Finish has moderate player wear with a number of dings and dents on the top and back. Slightly brown finish.
Case: Original chipboard with no handle
This Junior has a unique feel among the many in the store. Although under six pounds, it feels relatively heavy for a cherry SG Junior! It features a slightly rounder neck than most, although with the typical nut width, and a deep cherry finish that hasn’t turned brown at all. Definitely worth checking out for any player.
Body: Mahogany with cherry finish.
Neck: Mahogany with rosewood finish. Medium-round profile on thin nut width.
Pickups/Hardware: One P-90 in the bridge position. Nice and bright. Typical wraparound bridge/tailpiece and three-a-side Kluson tuners.
Setup/Playability: Nice tension and fairly low action.
Cosmetic Condition: Some dents around the top, but not much finish wear overall. No checking or pickguard breaks.
Modifications: Newer unlabeled black speed knobs.
Weight: 5 lbs 14 oz
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