This is a rare early production 1963 Gibson Dove in a factory Cherry Sunburst finish one of Gibson’s top line models. Its original ‘bursted Spruce top is lovely showing just enough patina. Its stunning see-thru Cherry Red stained back & sides have some nicely figured Maple. Its wide 1 11/16″ 1 piece mahogany neck is a perfect player. They also came w/a nice bound rosewood fingerboard w/double parallelograms & is straight as an arrow w/very little fret wear. Its got tons of B & W bindings on every edge. Its original Dove engraved truss rod cover & orange label are still intact. It’s sporting an original set of rare chrome plated Grover “waffle back” tuners. Its cool “Dove” inlaid pointy tortoise’gard is aging slightly. It also has a clean chrome plated factory ABR-1 bridge w/nylon saddles making it 100% original showing little aging. Other than a few dings on the spruce top lower bout, its completely crack free w/some play time & weather checking here & there. It’s an exceptionally clean all original example ready for its next caretaker. It comes in its rare factory black tolex/yellow lined hard case.