Gibson ES 175 D 1985
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-10-02)
Price : US $1,554.
Up for sale is my 1985 Gibson Es 175-D. First off, I am not a professional guitar tech, nor am I a collector nor am I a historian. I have played guitar for many years in a lot of bands, and that is my strong point when it comes to guitars; playing. Having said that, I have taken the best pictures that I can and I will give you as much information as I can about this guitar and will answer any questions you may have to the best of my abilities in order to make this a very nice transaction for a very lucky person.
So first off this guitar is NOT mint. It plays very nice and looks great but it’s not mint. I bought this about three years ago from a person down south (LA?) on line and was told that it had some “weather checking” or “finish checking” throughout the overall finish of the guitar. This is true. If you don’t know what that entails, please educate yourself before you bid, so that you know what you are getting. The checking is the lines or cracks that appear to be lines in the finish that I’ve tried to show in a couple of the pictures. The one that I shot indoors, I shined a flashlight on so you could really see what it actually is. The one close up of the body that I shot outside is what it looks like in real life. It looks really nice and has a slight “antique” look to it. If you where to slide your hands over the checking, you can barely feel it, it’s that subtle. I think it looks great, but again PLEASE Google “finish checking” and know what it’s about before you bid. I l
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-10-02)
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