Gibson Government Series SG

By March 30, 20132013, New Release
Gibson Government Series SG

Grab a guitar destined to be a collectible with the limited-edition Gibson Government Series SG solidbody electric guitar. The Gibson Government Series SG sports a comfortable, fast-action neck with a ’60s Slim Taper profile and Gibson’s long-out-of-production Dirty Fingers humbucking pickups. The Government Series SG gives you genuine Gibson sound and looks in an affordable US-made guitar.

Gibson Government Series SG

In August of 2011 the US Government raided the Gibson factory in Nashville and seized a large amount of wood. They seized stocks of ebony and rosewood they claimed were in violation of the Lacey Act. The Federal charges have since been dropped.

Gibson Government Series SG features:

  • Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Top Material: Not applicable
  • Color: Government Grey
  • Neck Material: Mahogany, Set
  • Neck Shape: SlimTaper
  • Scale Length: 24-3/4″
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood from Government Raid of August 2011, 12″ Radius
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Dots
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16″
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: Chrome Tune-O-Matic/Stop Bar
  • Tuners: Grover Kidney
  • Number of Pickups: 2
  • Neck Pickup: Dirty Fingers + humbucker
  • Middle Pickup: No Middle Pickup
  • Bridge Pickup: Dirty Fingers + humbucker
  • Controls: 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone, 3-way Pickup Toggle

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