GIBSON ES 335 ELECTRIC GUITAR VINTAGE RI 345 355
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-01-11)
Price : US $1,805
GIBSON ES-335DOT NECK VINTAGE RE-ISSUE
The Gibson ES-335 brought hollowbody tradition and solidbody performance together in 1958, and is still one of the all-time classic guitar designs.
This guitar features a figured flamed maple top, back and sides, single ply binding on top, back and neck, nickel hardware, ABR-1 bridge, stopbar tailpiece, vintage sunburst finish, 1 piece mahogany neck, 22 fret rosewood fingerboard, pearloid dot inlays, classic ‘post war’ pearl logo (open B open O unconnected I dot), pearl crown headstock inlay, 1960’s slim taper neck profile, 24 ¾ scale length, 1 11/16 nut width, Grover kidney tuners, ’57 classic humbucking pickups (PAF’s), 2 volume, 2 tone and 3 way selector switch. This classic has all the features you’d expect from a vintage re-issue; the most highly prized features of an early 1960’s version ES-335. Absolute perfection.
This particular guitar was produced in 1998 (s/n 91978XXX) and is in near perfect condition. There is some minor buckle rash and a few minor dings here and there, some pickguard and minor player scratches, but for the most part this guitar looks barely played. There appears to be no fret/neck wear and the neck is perfectly straight (see pic). The rosewood fingerboard has a nice dark tone. The hand selected flamed maple (top and back) is a true testament to the quality of materials used in this instrument, it’s nothing short of spectacular and perhaps the best we’ve seen. The flamed maple top and back (1 piece, not bookmatched) is a custom option (most 335’s have plain maple); the flame is straight and deep and to the naked eye appears 3 dimensional. The workmanship, materials, finishing and attention to detail are top notch; this guitar is handcrafted by some of the best guitar builders in the business. This particular 335 is superior to others we’ve seen; this is a...
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-01-11)
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