Gibson ES-300 Cherry Refin 1940s

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Cherry Refin with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson ES-300 Cherry Refin 1940s

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Description & Specs

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Summary
Finish Details: The guitar has been fully refinished.
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Laminate maple top, back and sides. Fully hollow.
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard
Neck Profile: Medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .88" 10th- .97"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood board and double parallelogram inlays.
Electronics: Original p90 pickup with volume and tone controls.
Pickup Measurements: 9.3k ohms
Hardware: All of the hardware has been replaced. The only piece that may be original is the p90 pickup cover.
Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz
Modifications/Repairs: The guitar has been heavily modified and repaired. -The entire guitar has been refinished. -The neck has been reset and the neck heel has bene broken and repaired (see pictures). -The guitar has been refretted and the nut has been replaced. -A cutaway has been added in the the treble side shoulder. -All of the hardware has been replaced. -There is a patch of wood added in the treble side of the lower bout where the output jack cracked through the side. The output jack was then shifted over.
Case Details: Original hard shell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has been fully refinished in a cherry or wine red color. The finish is glossy with checking and scuffs and scratches throughout. There is some orange peel and finish drip spots present, particularly on the back of the body and headstock.
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide and tall with no play wear. -The guitar has no serial number because the f-hole sticker is missing. The laminate maple body, crown headstock inlay and double parallelogram fret markers date the guitar to the mid 1940s (probably 1946).