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What is a realistic price for a 1964 EB2?
« on: January 01, 2018, 05:25:28 AM »
I saw a 1964 Eb2 the other day in fairly good condition. Some buckle rash and a well executed headstock repair. Color is a sunburst.
What would be a realistic price these days?
« Last Edit: January 01, 2018, 05:55:16 AM by Basvarken »

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Re: What is a realistic price for a 1964 EB2?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2018, 08:25:59 AM »
There is one on Reverb for $2,499 without a headstock repair.

https://reverb.com/item/2210760-gibson-eb-2-1964-sunburst

The VG Price Guide says $2,200 to $3,000.
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Re: What is a realistic price for a 1964 EB2?
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2018, 09:48:56 AM »
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Re: What is a realistic price for a 1964 EB2?
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2018, 10:12:53 AM »
IMHO the VG price guide is usually unrealistically high.

The highest priced recent sale of an EB-2 or Epi Rivoli on eBay is this unbroken 1960 with some mods that just sold for $2600.

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Re: What is a realistic price for a 1964 EB2?
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2018, 06:39:11 PM »
Probably irrelevant but i bought my beaten to crap 64 eb2 for nz$400 in 1987.
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Re: What is a realistic price for a 1964 EB2?
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2018, 01:57:22 PM »
I wouldn't mind paying north of 2 grand for a decent EB-2, the new Thunderbird might have some people scratching their heads. Sweetwater just raised prices on all the new 2018 Gibsons.
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Re: What is a realistic price for a 1964 EB2?
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2018, 07:17:40 PM »
I wouldn't mind paying north of 2 grand for a decent EB-2, the new Thunderbird might have some people scratching their heads. Sweetwater just raised prices on all the new 2018 Gibsons.

I just looked. January 3rd and they've raised 2018 prices 10%.  :o  That will stimulate sales, all right.