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The SG Standard 24 first appeared as a 50th Anniversary model in 2011. It was later reintroduced in 2014 as an exclusive model for retailer American Musical Supply.

2011 50th Anniversary Edit

11 50th 21
  • $2,129 MSRP
  • $1,389 Street

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
    • Grade A Mahogany (Translucent finishes)
    • Deeper cutaway beveling than Standard
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Set-in construction
    • 5 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Rounded '50s profile
  • Rosewood fretboard
    • Acrylic trapezoid inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Narrow Open Book headstock w/ fiber veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • Silkscreened 50th Anniversary logo
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 24 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • Corian nut
    • Cut by Plek machine
  • 1 11/16" nut width
11 50th

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply

Electronics:

  • Two '57 Classic Humbuckers
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • 7.5k Ohms D.C. resistance
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 300k volume, linear
    • CTS 500k tone, audio
    • "Quick-Connect" circuit board

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Grover Keystone tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 5-ply "Angel Wing" pickguard
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w
  • Black Reflector knobs
  • Zamak Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Zamak stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Antique Ebony 

2014-2016 Edit

14 std 24

Body:

  • Beveled, solid Honduran Mahogany body
    • Grade A Mahogany (Translucent finishes)
    • Deeper cutaway beveling than Standard
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish

Neck:

  • 1-pc quartersawn Honduran Mahogany
  • Set-in construction
    • 5 degree angle
    • Titebond glue
  • Joins body at 22nd fret
  • Rounded '50s profile
  • Rosewood fretboard
    • Acrylic trapezoid inlays
    • 12" radius
  • Narrow Open Book headstock w/ fiber veneer
  • Inlaid Mother of Pearl Gibson logo
  • "Made in U.S.A." stamp
  • 17o headstock pitch
  • 24 frets
  • 24 9/16" scale
  • Corian nut
    • Cut by Plek machine
  • 1 11/16" nut width

Binding:

  • Neck, single-ply

Electronics:

  • One Firebird Humbucker (Neck)
    • AlNiCo II magnets
    • 17k Ohms D.C. resistance
  • One Tony Iommi Humbucker (Bridge)
    • AlNiCo II & Ceramic magnets
    • 15.2k Ohms D.C. resistance
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone
    • CTS 300k volume, linear
    • CTS 500k tone, audio
    • "Quick-Connect" circuit board

Hardware:

  • Chrome Hardware
  • Grover Rotomatic tuning machines
    • 14:1 ratio
  • 5-ply "Batwing" style pickguard
    • Different shape
  • Bell shaped truss rod cover
    • 2-ply b/w
  • Black Reflector knobs
  • Zamak Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Zamak stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Ebony 
  • Heritage Cherry