1959 Gibson EDS-1275 Double 12. Tobacco Sunburst. 9.25. #01257.
Color: Tobacco Sunburst, Rating: 9.25, Sold (ID# 1257)
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One of Just Fifteen Gibson Double Twelves Made in 1959.

This custom built double-neck weighs just 10.50 lbs. (very light for one of these!). Each neck has a nut width of 1 11/16 inches and a standard Gibson scale length of 24 3/4 inches. Laminated maple body (just over two inches deep) with a fine-grained spruce top, two one-piece mahogany necks and Brazilian rosewood fretboards each with 20 original typical 1959 'jumbo' frets and inlaid pearl split-parallelogram position markers. The body of the guitar is triple-bound on the top and bottom. Each headstock with inlaid pearl "Gibson" logo and two-layer (black on white) truss-rod cover with "Custom" engraved in white. Individual single-line Kluson Deluxe tuners with double-ring tulip-shaped Keystone plastic buttons (each tuner stamped on the underside "D-169400 / Patent No."). Four (double-black) PAF humbucker pickups (each with a small rectangular black label with "Patent Applied For" in gold and with outputs of 7.78k and 8.34k on the six-string and outputs of 7.85k and 8.13k on the twelve-string. Two five-layer (black/white/black/white/black) plastic pickguards with bevelled edges. Four controls (one volume and one tone for each guitar) plus a three-way pickup selector switch for each guitar and also a central three-way guitar selector switch. Gold plastic bell-shaped knobs with white markings. Each guitar with the original ABR-1 non-retainer Tune-O-Matic bridge. Original non-adjustable bar tailpieces (each with three screws) for both guitars. Two original strap buttons, one on the heel of the twelve-string neck and one on the lower edge of the guitar. This exceptionally rare instrument is in near mint (9.25) condition with just a few minor surface marks and abrasions on the spruce top. There is virtually no fret or fretboard wear and this wonderful double-neck sounds absolutely amazing. Housed in the original Gibson brown rectangular hardshell case with pink plush lining (9.00).

Congratulations on getting

Congratulations on getting the Bon Jovi gig earlier this year. You did Richie proud. I always liked the jangly sound of a twelve string. But never wanted to own one. Thinking they tune differently then your standard six string. 

Tbh we shouldn't congratulate

Tbh we shouldn't congratulate Phil on getting to tour with Bon Jovi. We should congratulate Bon Jovi on getting to tour with Phil X! 

Man,how do you tune a double

Man,how do you tune a double neck guitar?? Awesome video by the way, keep rocking Phil X!!!CIAO From The United Kingdom :) 

Phil - keep doing your

Phil - keep doing your thing.. really fun to watch.. 

this guy....... puts a smile

this guy....... puts a smile on face no matter how f***ed up my day is somehow you awesome phil x,, really wish i could meet ya 

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