Gibson 1973 EB-0 4-String Electric Bass VINTAGE



  • SG Shaped Mahogany Body
  • Double Round Cutaway
  • Black Pickguard
  • Mahogany Neck
  • 20 Fret Rosewood Fingeroard
  • Pearl Dot Inlays
  • Bar Bridge
  • Blackface Peghead
  • Pearl Crown Logo Inlay
  • 2 Per Side Elusion Bangs Tuners
  • Nickel Hardware
  • Covered Hum Bucker Pickup
  • Volue/Tone Control
  • 30.5 In Scale
  • Cherry Red Finish 
  • Original Hardshell Case
Originally introduced with a slab Les Paul Junior-style body, the Gibson EB-0 evolved to an SG-shaped bass by the early '60s. This bass featured a short scale length and a single fat humbucker pickup. Gibson also released a dual pickup version of this bass as the EB-3. 

Years of Production: 
1959 - 1979

Unique to this Era: Starting in late '69, Gibson used a slotted style headstock on the EB-0. 

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: 
Mahogany body, Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Humbucker pickup, 30 1/2-inch scale length, dot inlays, slotted headstock

Finish Specifications: Cherry Red was the only standard finish offered on the EB-0 until 1971.

Notable Players: Jack Bruce, David Knights, Mike Watt


Collections: Electric Basses, Vintage

Category: Electric Bass, Gibson, Vintage

Type: Bass