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Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers Black exposed coils, neck

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Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers Zebra (cream & black) exposed coils, neck

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Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers Nickel cover, neck

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Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers Gold cover, neck

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Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers Gold cover, bridge

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Golden Age Overwound Humbuckers

About This Item

The HOT versions of our classic Golden Age Humbuckers! The same Alnico 5 magnets, but overwound to 12K ohms for high output, powerful midrange and driving tone.

The AWG43 coils are wound on fabric-taped bobbins, mounted on a brass baseplate, and wax-potted for microphonic suppression.

The output wire is 4-conductor plus ground, enabling versatile custom coil-tapping, series/parallel, and phase switching options. 12K ohms. Bridge model polepieces have 2.015" spread; neck models have 1.97" spread. Mounting screws, springs and wiring diagrams included.

Inspired by great guitar pickups of the 50s!

  • Alnico 5 magnets (aluminum/nickel/cobalt) as used in the originals, for classic tone.
  • Vintage dimensions for easy installation in standard pickguards and bodies.
  • Wax-potted for microphonic suppression.
  • Wiring diagrams included with each pickup.


Length: 2.75" (69.85mm)
Width: 1.5" (38.10mm)
Height including mounting tabs, bridge pickup: .840" (21.34mm)

Color-matching Cream Parts and Bindings
There have always been slight variations in the color of the cream plastic parts used on Gibson and other guitars. It's not uncommon to see brand new and vintage guitars with bindings, pickup rings, toggle switch rings and pickguards that don't perfectly match in color. We do our best to match all our cream products, but there's no absolute control from batch to batch, or from supplier to supplier.


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Golden Age Humbucker Color Codes

Wiring diagrams and color codes for Golden Age Humbucking pickups.

Golden Age Humbucker Wiring Diagrams

Wiring diagrams and color codes for Golden Age Humbucking pickups.

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Awesome humbucker for a HSS Strat!

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The best alternative to classic Duncan JB for a Strat's bridge position with 250K volume pot. Sounds full and clear, not sharp, powerful and with excellent dynamic range.
A blast when combined with GoldenAge single coils, also with splitted coils.
The best choice at this price.
Very good job, StewMac!

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Sound great

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Upgraded my epi lespaul with these....sounded good and was able to add coil split. Wire is good gauge vs Duncan (too thin).

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Excellent upgrade for my 2015 SG Special

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My 2015 SG Special came with jangly, weak, bright pickups and a PCB with cheap pots. A pair of these hot humbuckers and a complete SG wiring kit has totally transformed the instrument. It sounds every bit as good as my 1997 SG standard now. An $800 guitar now sounds like my $1300 (in 1997 dollars) guitar. I couldn't be happier with the focused, midrange-heavy presence of both pickups in the set.

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