Pickup ID

Oranjeaap

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This pickup got pulled from the same guitar as I pulled a gold covered Bill Lawrence HB-R
Does this look like a Gibson pickup?
The thing that confuses me is the lack of the "Gibson" engraving on the bottom, in combination with it being waxpotted.
Soldering looks untouched? (Not sure)

Can't get a reading at this point, maybe later. Anything else that can help ID it? Due to waxpotting I'm hesitant to remove the cover.

Other than the Gibson logo missing, this looks just like the good ol 498/490 pickups right?

 

DarrellV

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I dunno, Orange...

The lack of a stamp and the overall layout looks like a Custombucker


But yours looks to have been wax potted and likely boiled the PAF sticker off the back.

Looks like wax residue on the back still..



Soldering looks a bit buggered too, and the lead being soldered to the plate is different. Yet the one I found is soldered as well....

I suspect someone has already been under the hood by the looks of the soldering.
 

hamerfan

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The lead soldered to the baseplate is very common on Gibson of the 80ies and 90ies. In my book its a Gibson Classic 57 of the beginning to mid 90ies.
 


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