Gibson SG Special Faded
Worn Brown
Seven Engineering P-90’s

Normally this model comes with Gibson's 490T and 490R pickup but has here been upgraded with a set of P-90’ from Swedish boutique pickup manufacturer Seven Engineering.

The SG Special Faded is crafted from solid mahogany and has a "worn" satin texture like that of a much-played vintage guitar, giving it the look and feel of an SG that has already been on the road for decades.

The SG Special Faded is hand-finished in grain-textured nitrocellulose in a simplified process that results in a gently road-worn appearance. Gibson opts for a breathable nitrocellulose finish that will encourage the natural vibration of the instrument for a purer tone. In addition, a nitro finish is very porous and actually gets thinner over time, so your guitar will further age gracefully as you play it.

It has "quarter sawn" 12-inch radius neck, with a '50s neck profile, with an unbound rosewood fingerboard and 22 medium-jumbo frets and comes with 5-Ply Pickguard designed like the larger pickguards of SGs from the mid to late '60s.

Body: Mahogany
Colour: Worn Brown
Finish: Nitrocellulose
Neck: Quarter sawn mahogany
Neck profile: 50’s neck profile
Nut Width: 1 11/16"
Radius: 12”
Fretboard: Rosewod
Frets: 22 medium-jumbo
Tuners: Vintage-style tuners with pearloid tulip buttons
Pickguard: 5-Ply Pickguard B/W/B/W/B
Bridge: Tune-o-matic bridge and stop bar tailpiece made from chrome plated Zamak
Knobs: Translucent black "top hat" knobs
Bridge Pickup: Seven Engineering P-90, Alnico5 8,1kohm
Neck Pickup: Seven Engineering P-90, 7,2kohm Alnico4

Listed3 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
  • SG Special Faded with Ebony Fretboard
  • Worn Brown
  • 2004
Made In
  • United States
Color Family
  • Brown
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Maple
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Model Sub-Family
  • Gibson SG Special
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Top Material
  • Maple
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Model Family
  • Gibson SG
Number of Frets
  • 22

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