Gibson ES-330TD Sparkling Burgundy 1965

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA. Serial# 360265.

Gibson ES-330TD Sparkling Burgundy 1965

Vintage
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Description & Specs

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Summary

Finish Details: Original

Top Material: Maple Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Hollow maple body with laminated maple back, sides, and top. Foam was added to the inside of the body by a previous owner to suppress feedback.

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: "C" profile

Neck Thickness (IN): .84" (1st fret), .98" (12th fret)

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to

Nut Width: 1-9/16"

Scale Length: 24 3/4"

Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fretboard and block inlays. The neck appears to have been previously refretted, and has a repaired headstock break.

Electronics: The pickups, electronics, and wiring have been replaced. P90 dogear pickups with 3-way toggle selector switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup.

Pickup Measurements: 7.9k (neck), 8.1k (bridge)

Hardware: The tuners have been replaced, and one of the pickguard bracket nuts is not original.

Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz

Modifications/Repairs: -There is a repaired headstock break -The guitar has been refretted -The pickups and electronics are not original -Foam has been added to the interior of the body to suppress feedback

Case Details: Reunion Blues gig bag

Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows some normal wear for its age; the finish has checking and hazing throughout the body and neck, multiple small dings and chips, and wear around the F-holes. Some of the finish has worn away in layers along the back of the neck, and there are additional small dings as well. There is a repaired headstock break which has resulted in some small missing bits and finish wear; the finish appears not to have been touched up in this area.

Serial Number: 360265

Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and minor neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s, and the truss rod is functional. The frets are wide and low with moderate wear in the first position. The serial number dates the guitar to 1965, but the Sparkling Burgundy finish and neck joint would likely make this a 1968.

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