GIBSON SG Special Faded

  • Gibson SG Special Faded electric guitar

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2002

The Gibson SG Special Faded was introduced in 2002 as a less expensive version of the SG Special. Gibson use a pre-faded nitrocellulose satin finish for this guitar - in Worn Cherry and Worn Brown color. In 2002 the SG Special Faded had crescent moon shaped fingerboard inlays but Gibson changed these to dots after a year.

Specifications (21)

Controls

Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls

Electronics

Pickups configuration2 single coil pickups

General

Finish colorsbrown finish, red finish
Finish effectsworn or aged finish
Number of strings6 strings

Body

Body materialmahogany body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Pickguard materialblack pickguard

Hardware

BridgeBigsby vibrato, tremolo bridge
Hardware colornickel hardware
Tailpiecestop tailpiece

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Neck

Headstock inlays or logospearl headstock inlay/logo
Neck materialmahogany neck
Number of frets22 fret
Peghead (headstock)black face headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Prices (1)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
2002$1000excellent

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