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The EB2 & EB2D

The EB2 and EB2D semi-hollowbody basses are the most elegant of all Gibsons creations. Their "baritone" switch creates a wide range of superb bass tones, which explains why this bass features heavily in 1960s Rock and in Reggae.

Click on a photo to see a larger picture (if the bass is for sale you will be taken to the"GibsonBassStore.com" page with a number of photos).

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Above, a 1966 EB2D (double pick-up) in Gibson Custom Sparkling Burgundy.
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For Sale on "GibsonBassStore.com".

Above, a 1968 EB2D (double pick-up) in Sunburst.
 
Below, a very nice 1968 Gibson EB-2 (single pick-up) semi-hollowbody bass in transparent Cherry Red and in superb condition. Click on the picture to see more photos of this bass.

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Above, a very rare 1967 EB2 (single pick-up) in Walnut  -a rare colour as only 12 were made for sale and they were in 1969 (although a few, including this, were ordered as "Custom" or "Special" orders in other years). I also have a 1969 EB2D (double pick-up) seen below:

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Click on the link below to hear an EB2
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Above, a 1967 EB2D ( double pick-up) in Sunburst.

Below, a 1964 EB2 (single pick-up) also in Sunburst

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An extremely rare 1958 EB2 below.
(single pick-up-note the black pick-up cover) with banjo tuners.
The first year of issue and one of only 96 made!

 Click on the picture to see more photos of this unique bass guitar.
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Below, a rare 1959 EB2
(single pick-up-note the black pick-up cover) with banjo tuners and with a Baritone switch.
For Sale on "GibsonBassStore.com".
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Below, an even rarer 1959 EB2 in Natural finish 
One of only 60 made in 1959, and 90 between 1958 and 1961
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Total number of EB2 & EB2D produced:

 

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

EB2

96

263

119

39

-

-

340

EB2D

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

1965

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

Totals

EB2

368

801

1994

1203

393

299

5915

EB2D

-

83

752

700

392

175

2102

NOTE: Only 12 Walnut EB2s were made, all in 1969

See more Gibson Basses, available for sale, at www.gibsonbassstore.com

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