Pete Townshend Gibson SG Standard #089 of 250 Ww

Pete Townshend Gibson Signature SG (2000)

In 2000 Gibson guitars custom shop produced a limited edition Pete Townshend SG model. Production was limited to 250 pieces and it was an immediate sell out. It was meant to faithfully reproduce the SG that Pete played onstage during the late 1960's. Pete played the SG for a number of years including Woodstock, The Isle of Wight Festival and the concert at Leeds University later released as an album. The guitar comes with a regular hard-shell case plus the stylized flight case. This guitar is numbered   #89of 250.

Townshend SG Specs

2000 Gibson Pete Townshend Limited Edition SG. This is an exact replica of the guitar Pete Townshend used on the Who’s ‘Live at Leeds’ album. Comes with a numbered certificate hand signed by Pete Townshend, a Gibson hardshell case and a replica of Pete’s ‘Who’ Anvil road case custom fitted for the guitar. Issued by Gibson in the year 2000 only 250 were made.

 

2000 Gibson Pete Townshend Limited Edition SG. This is an exact replica of the guitar Pete Townshend used on the Who’s ‘Live at Leeds’ album. Comes with a numbered certificate hand signed by Pete Townshend, a Gibson hardshell case and a replica of Pete’s ‘Who’ Anvil road case custom fitted for the guitar. Issued by Gibson in the year 2000 only 250 were made.

Mahogany body, Satin Mahogany Red finish; Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard, 22 frets/Dot inlay; Scale/Nut Width 24¾″ scale, /1 11/16″ width at nut; Cream binding on fingerboard; Compensated wrap-around bridge and tailpiece; Chrome hardware, Dual P-90 pickups; Two volume controls, two tone controls, three-way selector switch; strung with Gibson Brite Wires .009–.042. Signature and issue number decal on back of headstock; “tour worn” faded cherry finish. Comes with: customized Anvil Flight Case, protective cloth cover, signed certificate of authenticity, hardshell Custom Shop SG case.

2000 Gibson Pete Townshend Limited Edition SG. This is an exact replica of the guitar Pete Townshend used on the Who’s ‘Live at Leeds’ album. Comes with a numbered certificate hand signed by Pete Townshend, a Gibson hardshell case and a replica of Pete’s ‘Who’ Anvil road case custom fitted for the guitar. Issued by Gibson in the year 2000 only 250 were made.

  From 1968 to 1972 Pete Townshend used as his guitar of choice the cherry red Gibson SG Special. These guitars can be seen in some of The Who's most famous performances - the Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus, Woodstock, the Isle of Wight festivals, etc. Pete also smashed dozens of them.