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The Gibson SG Special Electric Guitar in vintage cherry is a legend reimagined for today's players. Since 1961, the SG has shaped the sound of rock music and defined generations of guitar legends. Now Gibson USA introduces the early 60s style SG Special, honoring the iconic SG Specials of the past with the versatile performance that modern musicians demand.

P-90 Pickups Provide Classic Rock Tone

The SG Special is loaded with two P-90 pickups, acclaimed for their warm, crunchy tone that shaped the sound of rock and roll. These pickups deliver a fat, snarling tone when overdriven and a smooth, sweet sound when played clean. With a three-way toggle switch, you can select the bridge pickup, neck pickup or both pickups together for a range of vintage rock tones.

Fast, Low-Action Neck Inspires Effortless Playing

The SG Special features Gibson's SlimTaper neck profile, a fast, comfortable shape that has powered some of the quickest guitars in rock history. The glued-in mahogany neck and bound rosewood fingerboard provide a slick playing feel with low action. The slim, lightweight mahogany body is carefully balanced for playing comfort, with an iconic double-cutaway shape for easy access to the upper frets.

Timeless Looks, Modern Versatility

While the SG Special has the vibe of a well-loved vintage instrument, it provides the versatility demanded by today's guitarists. A compensated wraparound bridge offers solid sustain and precise intonation. Vintage-style deluxe tuners provide smooth, accurate tuning. The nitrocellulose lacquer finish and nickel-plated hardware capture the iconic appearance of '60s Gibson guitars. Stripped down and focused on tone, the SG Special lets you forge your own rock legacy at an affordable price.

Additional Features

The SG Special also includes an owner's manual, truss rod wrench and Gibson's Limited Lifetime Warranty. Order your SG Special today and experience a rock icon reborn for modern players.

Gibson SG Special Electric Guitar Vintage Cherry
Gibson SG Special Electric Guitar Vintage Cherry
Gibson SG Special Electric Guitar Vintage Cherry

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  • Gloss-finish solid mahogany body
  • 24.75"-scale mahogany neck, 22-fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual Gibson P-90 single-coil pickups, 3-way switch
  • Compensated wraparound bridge, Vintage Deluxe tuners

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  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width/material 1.69 in. (43 mm) GraphTech
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: P-90
  • Bridge: P-90
  • Brand: Gibson
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Compensated Wraparound
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Chrome
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: United States

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