Gibson ES-325 Cherry 1972

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

Gibson ES-325 Cherry 1972

  • $1,995.00
  • $1,796.00

Description & Specs


Finish: Original

Top Material: Maple Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Laminated maple body -- The pickup cavities have been modified to accommodate humbucker sized pickups

Neck Material: Maple Neck

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard

Neck Profile: C-Shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .78", 12th: .98"

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00

Nut Width: 1-9/16"

Scale Length: 24-3/4"

Neck Details: One-piece maple set neck with a rosewood board, center mother of pearl dot inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock

Electronics: DiMarzio Humbucker pickups, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, two 2-way mini-toggle coil-tap switches per pickup, volume & tone controls per pickup -- The pot codes date from 1972 -- The pickups and mini-switches are not original

Pickup Measurements: Neck: 12.5 kΩ, Bridge: 12.9 kΩ

Hardware: The tuners have been replaced. Grover brand machines are currently installed. Open screw holes are visible behind the tuners from the original installation.

Weight: 7 lbs 10.9 oz

Modifications / Repairs: Non-original pickups, -- The pickup cavities in the body have been modified to accommodate humbucker size pickups -- Two mini-toggle switches have been installed in the body near the electronics plate.

Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case

Cosmetic Condition: This 325 shows nice play wear and only minor blemishes. Finish checking/cracking is visible around some of the bindings seam and the seam between the body and neck heal. These are purely superficial.

Serial Number: 127505

Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The frets are wide and low showing medium-light to light wear. -- The serial number dates this Gibson from 1970 to 1972. The original pots date from 1972.