Gibson thunderbird question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by chrisb1024, Feb 18, 2004.

  1. chrisb1024

    chrisb1024 Guest

    Mar 18, 2003
    Nashua, NH
    a friend of mine asked me to do some research he has a mint condition 1963 gibson thunderbird all i know about it is that it is mint and has one pick up ( i am trying to find out more info on it) any idea as to what a bass like this would be worth?
  2. North of $7K, I figure.
  3. Coutts_is_god

    Coutts_is_god Guest

    Dec 29, 2003
    Windsor, Ont, Canada
    ^^ holy cheeseburger
  4. chrisb1024

    chrisb1024 Guest

    Mar 18, 2003
    Nashua, NH
  5. Bongolation


    Nov 9, 2001
    No Bogus Endorsements
    That's a "Thunderbird II" with one pickup. I have one just like it, though a little bit short of "mint."

    Seven long seems pretty high to me, but if the condition is indeed mint with no checking and no mods at all, with a mint case and all the covers and whatnot, I suppose it could go even higher.

    It's a great bass, BTW.
  6. Scott D

    Scott D

    Apr 21, 2003
    Minneapolis, MN
    If I were you, I'd just tell him that it's worth about $150, but tell him you'll give him $200 because he's your friend.
  7. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    *High fives* You tell him :p
  8. VS


    Jun 6, 2002
    Mountain City, Tennessee
    Discounted Gear: Peavey
    And then when he finds out how much it was worth,I feel sorry for you. ;) -Luke