Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover Neck Pickup, Nickel

127.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 30574

  • 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
  • Nickel Cover

Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover Neck Pickup, Nickel


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 nickel cover.

Product Ref: 30574

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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 nickel cover.

Ultra-Authentic Humbucker Design

The SH-55 was designed jointly by Seymour and humbucker inventor, the late Seth Lover. Just like the original 1955 P.A.F.s, the SH-55 uses a nickel silver cover and long-legged nickel silver bottom plate, 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.