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Gibson ES 335 Block Inlay

Sold ! This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-01-16)
Price : US $2,400.

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You are bidding on a barely touched 2007 Gibson ES-335 Block, I purchased this guitar for $3500, but I need to thin the herd to make room for some vintage pieces I have my eye on.

This guitar is super resonant, and plays like butter, it certainly will not disappoint!

Here is what gibson has to say about it:

Chuck Berry, B.B. King, and other formative players in the evolving early days of rock and electric blues had already immortalized the Gibson ES-335 when the company’s engineers fine-tuned the guitar in 1963. Today’s Custom Shop ES-335 Block Inlay Reissue model reflects those original refinements, which enhance the guitar’s playability and beauty.

The popularity of the ES-335 was already secure and continued to grow, but in1963 when the first generation of the revamped ES-335s left Gibson’s Kalamazoo factory sales peaked. That year the dots on the fingerboard of the standard ES-335 inaugurated in 1958 were replaced with the block inlays that give this Custom Shop model its name. They provided easier visibility in live playing situations, where lighting is often less than ideal, and an extra touch of eye-catching class. The other refinement to the ’63 was the use of the tapered, thinner-profile neck common to Gibson’s built in the ’60s.

Near-perfect Recreation
The ES-335 Block Inlay guitars made by Gibson’s Custom Shop in Memphis today benefit from the exacting standards of contemporary guitar building technology, resulting in a much more consistent instrument than those that originally rolled off the assembly line. And before each finished

Sold ! This guitar is sold (sold on 2009-01-16)

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