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Help I.D. my '78 SG... Standard?

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Hi Guys,


New to the forum but long time SG lover!


Can anyone help ID the model of my 1978 SG in the pics below?


It was made in the Kalamazoo plant in 1978 and has a very low production number (68!)


It's all original except for the tuners, and it appears the factory finish is 'Satin Walnut' (finish is also satin under pickguard, indicating it's always been satin). Satin walnut was a finish option in '78 so that makes sense.


I can't seem to figure out what model it is- its basically a Standard (all the standard features etc.), except for the fact that it has dot inlays and no neck binding. Was this an option back then?


Anyway she's a sweet guitar and I have some period factory tuners to put on it too! Pot codes check out as '78, wiring looks to never have been touched.


Your expert opinions would be greatly appreciated!







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Thanks for the replys guys, It's a confusing one!


Fretboard doesn't appear changed- it has the correct size frets and the dot inlays are the right size and have the right amount of 'pearl' in the patter in them if that makes sense?


Might have to send Gibson some pics and see what they reckon- if there's no such model as it, then it must have been a special order...?





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