Gibson ES-225T Sunburst 1956

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-225T Sunburst 1956

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: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .91", 10th: 1.04"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 23 3/4"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany set neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood board, center dot pearloid inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- The neck has been reset
Electronics: P-90 pickup, volume control, tone control -- Original showing no signs of modification or repair. Pot date codes from 1956
Pickup Measurements: 7.8 kΩ
Hardware: The tuner buttons have been replaced
Modifications/Repairs: The neck has been reset -- There is a repaired crack along the side of the body spanning from the bass-side of the neck heel to the midpoint of the upper bass-side bout -- The tuner buttons have been replaced
Case Details: Original hard shell case
Cosmetic Condition: This vintage 225 shows nice aging and play wear. The finish is checked throughout
Serial Number: V530713
Tech Notes: Currently, setup with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The small frets show light play wear. -- The Factory Order Code Letter "V" and the pot codes date this Gibson from 1956.
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