Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover Neck Pickup, Gold, 4-Conductor

£117.95 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Can be delivered to you on: 3rd November 2016

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Product Ref: 30571

  • Seymour Duncan SH-55 Neck Seth Lover Pickup
  • Great for Country, Jazz, Blues and Classic Rock Styles
  • Designed Jointly by SD and the late Seth Lover
  • No Wax Potting - Retains Vintage Tone
  • Four Conductor Cable Included

Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover Neck Pickup, Gold, 4-Conductor


Jointly designed by Seymour and humbucker inventer, the late Seth Lover, the SH-55 Seth Lover Model Neck Pickup is an ultra-authentic, Alnico 2, P.A.F.-type humbucker, which works great for country, jazz, blues and classic rock styles. This pickup comes with a gold-plated cover and a four-conductor cable.

Product Ref: 30571

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Get Ultra-authenticity with the SH-55 Seth Lover Model Neck pickup; an Alnico 2, P.A.F.-type humbucker. If you like to play country, jazz, blues and classic rock then the SH-55 works a charm. Players include Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Gary Rossington & Rickey Medlocke (Lynyrd Skynyrd), George Pajon Jr. (Black-Eyed Peas) and Steve Stevens. This pickup features a gold plated cover and four-conductor cable.

Ultra-Authentic Humbucker Design

The SH-55 was designed jointly by Seymour and humbucker inventor, the late Seth Lover. The SH-55 has butyrate plastic bobbins, Alnico 2 bar, plain enamel wire, wooden spacer, and black paper tape. The pickup is also not wax potted, to remain true to the original design and tone. The SH-55's unpotted cover provides a slightly "honky" microphonic quality to the tone. P.A.F. .

Works Great in a Pair

The SH-55 Seth Lover Model neck pickup pairs well with an SH-11 Custom Custom for heavier rock sounds from the bridge position.

Recommended for Brighter Toned Instruments

This pickup suits brighter toned instruments, especially with ones with maple and ebony fingerboards. It isn't recommended for use with ultra high gain tube amplifiers over 50 watts.