This pickup is a faithful replica of the great old 1959 "Patent Applied For" humbucker. The tone is smooth and warm. Sustain is plentiful.
The same kind of Alnico magnets, plain enameled wire, braided single-conductor hookup cable, nickel plated studs, wooden spacer, black paper tape, and balanced coils windings that were used on the originals are used here on the '59. Even the square pin hole with distinctive "Patent applied For" recessed molding on the top of the bobbin is included.
The neck and bridge models are indivudally calibrated for an even volume balance. The bridge packs a little extra punch and the neck is warm with just the right amount of bass.
This pickup is direct replacement and requires no guitar modification. Wiring schematic and mounting screws are included.