Gibson ES-175 Sunburst 1954

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-175 Sunburst 1954

Vintage

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
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Soft V
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.88" 10th - 0.99"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and pearloid split parallelogram inlays
Electronics: Original Gibson dogear P90 and wiring harness. The pots appear to be original although the pot codes are not visible. Controls include a master volume and master tone pot.
Pickup Measurements: 8.23kΩ
Hardware: Original -a metal plate has been installed on the side of the body surrounding the output jack
Weight: 5lbs 6oz
Modifications/Repairs: A metal plate has been installed on the side of the body to support the output jack and cover up some damaged wood surrounding the jack (see internal photo)
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has light play wear for its age. The glossy finish has light checking and minor scratches and dings throughout.
Serial Number: A17493
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The truss rod is adjustable. The frets are tall and show minor signs of play wear (light divots in the first few frets). The serial number dates this guitar to 1954.
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