Gibson ES-175 Sunburst 1950

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-175 Sunburst 1950

Used
  • $3,595.00
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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original finish.
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .904", 10th fret .981"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Honduran mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and double parallelogram inlays.
Electronics: Original electronics and pickup. Single P-90 pickup with volume and tone controls. One visible pot code dates to 1950. All solder joints are untouched.
Pickup Measurements: 8.96K
Hardware: The tuners and knobs have been replaced. All other hardware is original.
Weight: 5lbs 6oz
Modifications/Repairs: The knobs and tuners have been replaced, and the output jack has been relocated to the top of the body.
Case Details: Original hardshell case.
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar is in good shape with normal wear for a piece of this period. The finish is weather-checked and faded, with scratches, dings, areas of wear, and finish cracks throughout. Most of the clear coat has worn away from the headstock overlay and inlays. The hardware has a strong patina.
Serial Number: A6060
Tech Notes: The guitar is currently set up with .011 gauge flatwound strings, and plays well with low action. The frets medium in width and low, with moderate wear. The serial number dates in range of 1950, and one pot code date also dates accordingly.
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