This is a very early, first known year of production, SG-300 model. This pre dates the Greco serial number formats. Made In Japan on the 1972.
Cherry Red finish, black "batwing" pickguard. 22 frets, 24 ¾ scale. Slimmer 60's style neck profile. Five ply headstock binding, one ply neck biding.Sealed Kluson style green key tuners. Original Maxon U-500 ("Jazz Rock") humbucker pickups. This is THE best way to own an early 1970's vintage SG. Without breaking the bank on price. Over 50 year vintage, and ready for more action! The guitar is in great overall condition. The original frets have some wear, but have plenty of life left. One for a collector or player alike, do not miss out on this one. All machinery, electrical, and pickups are without issue.
Light surface marks and scratches, small impressions/dings/dimples, corner/edge body paint chips and rubbing, chrome machinery has some light aging/spotting/dullness (small piece of chrome coating lifted off tailpiece) - as pictured. A new switchraft USA ¼ jack has been installed. Guitars and Basses are packed on Monday (courier collection Tuesday) and Thursday (for courier collection Friday).We take great care and pride in making sure guitars are carefully set up and packed correctly for transport, so we do not rush this step. The String Switch Noise store operates primarily as an online business. However, we do have a dedicated showroom 30min south of the Brisbane CBD.
However, there are some restrictions with regions and package size. Any questions you may have about this should be directed to your local countries authorities.However please allow up to 72hrs for packing and courier pickups. Small items such as effect pedals and wiring harnesses are sent via Australia Post standard service, with tracking ONLY. No responsibility will be taken from us for the loss or damage of an item by Australia Post. Courier deliveries can NOT be sent to a PO Box, Parcel Locker, or Parcel Collect service. They must be sent to a physical address, where someone can sign for the item on arrival. All items are packed to the highest degree for transit. Proudly, our packaging is at the highest of standards, with the best reputation you will find anywhere in the industry. This comes from 2500+ guitars (and counting) being sent without issue both Australia wide and internationally over 8+ years (and counting). A great amount of pride and detail goes into making sure every item arrives safe and in a timely manner. Guitars, pending the instrument, have strings de tuned so there is no tension on the neck and headstock. Neck/body /headstock are wrapped separately in multiple bubble wrap layers, high density foam and/or cardboard reinforced. If applicable it is then placed in gig/soft case or hard case.
If in gig/soft case it is once again bubble wrapped/foam reinforced before being boxed. All voids are padded out and the body edge, base, and top of head stock foam reinforced/padded. Finally, the boxing will have copious amounts of high visibility "Fragile" and "This way up" warning labels. We are also extremely environmentally conscious.We re use and recycle almost all bubble wrap, foam, and cardboard packaging materials. The are no holds, deposits, or layby. We NEVER use stock photos. An extensive amount of time and effort is put in to accurately show the items true condition, colour, and shape.
Though please realise the limitations of photography. Images and colours can be perceived differently depending of the type and quality of the device it is viewed on. Advertised photos form a large part of the representation of the items condition.Please view the photos carefully as well as reading all item descriptions and/or condition text. Whilst every effort is made to photograph all parts of items, not every little dimple/micro scratch can or will be photographed. We always photograph any and all large cosmetic flaws, such as paint chips/cracks/large dents, that we consider to be significant.
Cosmetically, items are as per detailed photos and/or descriptions. Functionally, all pots, jacks, switch and machinery components are working without issue, and serviced upon arrival.Each item is tested and/or serviced/set up before listing. Guitars and basses are set up with action at a standard with no playability issues, unless otherwise described. However please understand no one set-up is right for everybody. If you prefer a different action height/tuning/string gauge please adjust at your own liking. Please also realise that almost all items are used, and most are 20-30+ year vintage instruments/effects. They will exhibit some wear and tear. If you need detailed specifics, extra information/on the bench specs can be given about anything you require. Please do not hesitate to ask if this is necessary. However, we are always happy to help and work through any issue, in the rare event that one arises.