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Gibson 1955 ES 135 Archtop with P90

Sold ! This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-13)
Price : US $1,612.



Gibson 1955 ES 135 Archtop with P90 Gibson 1955 ES 135 Archtop with P90 Gibson 1955 ES 135 Archtop with P90 Gibson 1955 ES 135 Archtop with P90 Gibson 1955 ES 135 Archtop with P90 Gibson 1955 ES 135 Archtop with P90



Gibson 1955 ES-135 Serial Number w7417-20 Yes that right they did make a model for a few years in th fifty's that was a ES-135.


I have only seen one other ever.It is an upgrade from a ES-125 with bound neck,fancy neck inlays, an a upgrade pick guard.


This came to me from a family that had had it for most of it's life. Original except for tulip tunes changed in the 1960's. Ther are no cracks, repairs and the neck is straight.There is wear on the frets from honest playing all the way up the neck.  No buzzing. It comes in a vintage Epiphone case.This is a unique great old Gibson guitar.




Specs


ES-130/ES-135 Electric Archtop.
Available: 1954 to 19581954 ES-135 specs:


16 1/4'' wide body, one or two P-90 pickups with ''dog ears'', sharp cutaway, one pickup models had pickup in neck position, 3.5'' thick body, laminated beveled-edge pickguard, trapeze tailpiece with raised diamond, single bound top, back and fingerboard,  pearloid traezoid fingerboard inlays, decal gold logo, Kluson strip tuners, sunburst finish. Basically a thick body version of the 1960s Gibson ES-125tc or ES-125tdc.






ES-130 introduced in late 1954.
Renamed ES-135 introducted in mid-1956.
ES-135 discontinued 1958.
ES-135 reissued in the 1991 with different specifications.


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