Gibson chrome bar bridge - mounted on a Kalmazoo KB-1 bass guitar
Gibson / Epiphone bass bar bridge - second version. Part number BR-655CH. Chrome. Notice the curved mounting arms. Like the previous version, an approximation of intonation could be acheived by adjusting the hex screws. This bridge appeared on the EB3 in 1965, perhaps earlier, whilst the EB0 continued to use the nickel version (part BR-655N) until stocks were used. When the intonatable Gibson two-point bass bridge came in in 1967, last stocks of this bridge were used on Gibsons budget brand bass, the Kalamazoo KB-1 bass. As used on the EB-0, EB-2, EB-3, and Epiphone Newport and Rivoli basses from 1965 until 1967.
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