Gibson Dove acoustic guitar, made in USA, circa 1969, ser. n...





Gibson Dove acoustic guitar, made in USA, circa 1969, ser. no. 8xxxx0; Back and sides: cherry finish maple, lacquer checking and other marks; Top: natural spruce, restorations to correct bellying made evident from enforcement plates under the lower bouts and bridge and the additional pearl dot inlay to the bridge concealing screw heads, deep scratch to centre of lower bout, lacquer checking and further dings; Neck: lacquer checking, finish wear to first position, BGN stamp to back of head; Fretboard: rosewood, heavy wear to first position; Frets: indent wear to first position, minor wear throughout; Hardware: good; Case: original hard case: Weight: 2.62kg; Overall condition: fair

*The 'BGN' stamped to the back of the head was a factory stamp used to designate the guitar as a 'bargain' due to a cosmetic flaw in the manufacturing process. These guitars were not released for public sale and instead made available to the Gibson employees 

*Sold with non transferable CITES A10 certificate no. 612152/01

Auction Date: 9th Mar 2022 at 10am

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