Gibson ES-295 Natural Refin 1954

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-295 Natural Refin 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: Refinished
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .9", 10th: 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 bound Brazilian rosewood board, split-parallelogram inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- Has been refretted in the past
Electronics: Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro & '59 Bridge neck & bridge Humbucker pickups, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, volume & tone controls per pickup -- The pickups have been replaced. The wiring harness is original with the IRC pot codes dating from 1954
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 8 kΩ, Bridge: 8.2 kΩ
Hardware: The bridge is not original -- The switch tip and control knobs have been replaced -- A leather strap with button has been added to the bass of the heel.
Modifications/Repairs: Has been refinished -- Has been refretted -- Non-original pickups; the bodies pickup routes have been modified to accommodate Humbuckers -- Non-original bridge, switch tip, and control knobs
Case Details: Non-original hard shell case
Cosmetic Condition: This 295 shows nice aging and play wear. Various scuffs, scratches, nicks, and dings are present throughout. There are two sets of open screw holes on either side of the pickups from the original pickup assembly.
Serial Number: A18294
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The medium-small frets show light play wear. -- The original IRC pots and the serial number dates from 1954.
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