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GALLERY: Born in the Sixties - Electric Guitars

A selection of guitars from each year of the 1960s are highlighted

1965 Gibson SG in Pelham Blue #505348

1965 Gibson SG in Pelham Blue #505348
This SG Standard has features common to 1965, including a narrow 1 9/16" nut, chrome-covered pickups and Vibrola, nickel ABR-1 bridge, and a small pickguard. This SG is painted in the popular Pelham Blue Poly ("Poly" indicates a metallic finish, not polyurethane), which was introduced along with nine other custom colors when Gibson's Firebird series debuted in 1963. Pelham Blue Poly was originally a lighter version of Fender's Lake Placid Blue, but it tended to turn a greenish color with age. Photo and information from DaveÑ?s Guitar Shop.