Gibson ES-125 Sunburst 1953

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-125 Sunburst 1953

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .89", 12th: 1.01"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany set neck with a Brazilian rosewood board, center dot mother of pearl inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock
Electronics: P-90 pickup, volume control, tone control -- Original showing no signs of modification or repair. There are no visible pot codes.
Pickup Measurements: 8.4 kΩ
Hardware: Repro tuning machines, bridge, and tailpiece have been installed -- A strap button has been installed to the base of the neck heel
Modifications/Repairs: Non-original tuning machines, bridge, and tailpiece. -- A neck heel strap button has been installed
Case Details: Hard Shell Case
Cosmetic Condition: This ES-125 shows play wear and aging. The finish shows nice but significant checking. Nicks, scuffs, scratches, and other various dings exist throughout.
Serial Number: Y4099
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The skinny frets show light play wear. -- The Factory Order Code Letter "Y" dates this Gibson from 1953.
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