Pre-Owned Gibson P-90 Soapbar Pickup Set


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Gibson P-90 Soapbar Pickup Set

Gibson Accessories P-90 Soapbar Pickup: Vintage Tone Revived

Legendary Tone from the Past

The Gibson Accessories P-90 Soapbar Pickup is a modern rendition of a legendary classic that made its debut in the early 1950s. This iconic P90 single-coil pickup was responsible for producing the raw and powerful tones that played a pivotal role in shaping the sounds of blues and rock and roll during their early years. Today, the P90's timeless combination of high output and brilliant tonal characteristics continues to captivate musicians worldwide, earning it a special place in the hearts of top artists.

Versatile and Timeless Sound

Commonly referred to as the "Soapbar" or the "Cobalt," the P90 pickup retains its ability to cut through various music genres. It effortlessly adapts from blues and rock to mellow jazz riffs, showcasing exceptional tonal sensitivity. Whether you're seeking the vintage bluesy growl or the soulful warmth of rock and roll, this pickup delivers with authenticity and power.

Vintage Replacement with Modern Reliability

The Gibson P-90 Single Coil Pickup with Soapbar Cover is the perfect choice for those seeking a vintage replacement pickup. It features vintage-style braided two-conductor wiring, preserving the classic aesthetics and authenticity. Furthermore, the pickup is fully wax potted, eliminating any possibility of unwanted microphonic feedback, ensuring your tone remains pure and free from interference.


  • Alnico V magnet
  • 2-conductor wiring
  • Height adjustment screws, springs, and wiring diagram included
  • '50 Historic tone, warm, and soulful
  • For bridge or neck position: 9.1K ohms output, 1.90" polepiece spread

Dimensions (Imperial):

  • Length: 3.23"
  • Width: 1.30"
  • Height: 0.62"

The Gibson Accessories P-90 Soapbar Pickup faithfully captures the vintage essence of the original while offering modern reliability. Whether you're restoring a classic guitar or seeking that timeless P90 tone for your project, this pickup is your gateway to a rich and powerful sonic experience.

These pickups work nicely as intended and are in excellent condition, showing only very gentle external wear as can be seen in photos. 

***This item is at Five Star Guitars on consignment. As a result, all sales are final.***

*This pickup set ships fully insured with signature required*

Type: Guitar Parts