1964 GibsonThunderbird IV – Sunburst

Check out this nicely preserved, original 1964 Gibson Thunderbird IV in Sunburst! No Thunderbird IVs were shipped in 1963, making this the first true year for the release of the model. This particular bass is in excellent condition, with all the components being original and in great shape. The playability is fantastic, and the mutes function fully giving an extra bit of versatility to this electric bass. Both pickups offer a nice range of sound, making this an exceptional bass for the studio or just for fun!

Overall Condition: 9, Excellent overall Condition, with the main wear being the patina of the hardware


  • Finish Details: Sunburst, Original, Excellent Condition, only a few light marks throughout guitar
  • Body Material: Mahogany Laminate
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Fretboard Material: Rosewood
  • Neck Profile: Full C
  • Weight: 9 lbs 8 oz
  • Scale Length: 34”
  • Pickup Readings: N: 8.84K B: 8.87K
  • Electronics: Original, Untouched
  • Hardware: Good Condition, one chrome pickup cover
  • Nut Width: 1-1/2"
  • Includes: Original Hardshell Case with Gold Lining

Sku: G132


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