Seymour Duncan Antiquity Jazz/JB Humbucker Pickup Set (Zebra)
It’s been over three decades since Seymour Duncan created the first production JB and Jazz ModelÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã‚Â¾ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢pickups. If you were to come across a set of those early production pickups, whether on eBay or in an old guitar, what would they look and sound like today?
That’s always the question Seymour considers with AntiquityÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã‚Â¾ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ pickupsÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½new pickups designed to look and sound like old ones, courtesy of a proprietary aging process. In the case of the JB and Jazz, though, Seymour has intimate knowledge from guitars in his own possession.
The Antiquity JB/Jazz Set represents the first of the 1970s-era pickups given the Antiquity treatment.
Sound:ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ Rich harmonics, and a balance of sustain, distortion, and clarity, buffered by the mellowing effect of aged magnets and years of simulated sweat, dust, and oxidation.
For:ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ Connoisseurs of the best of the historic Seymour Duncan sounds.
Instrument:ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ Dual-humbucker guitars; Antiquity pickups especially enhance the well-loved appearance of old guitars.
Players: Seymour W. Duncan, hundreds of guitarists who own original production JB and Jazz Model pickups, and those who wish they did.
- Jazz 7.72k Ohms
- JB 16.4k Ohms
Resonant Peak Frequency
- Jazz 7 kHz
- JB 5.5 kHz
Both pickups include:
- Electronic and cosmetic aging
- Long Mounting Legs
- Single Conductor Wire
- Maple Spacer
- Butyrate Bobbins
- Custom De-Gaussed Rough Cast Alnico V Bar Magnets