Gibson ES-330 Sunburst 1966

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-330 Sunburst 1966

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .86", 12th: 1.06"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany set neck with a bound rosewood board, small block pearloid inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock
Electronics: P-90 pickups, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, volume & tone controls per pickup -- The pot codes are not visible due to solder -- The era correct neck pickups lead wire has been spliced at the base of the pickup
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 7.7 kΩ, Bridge: 10.7 kΩ
Hardware: The bridge is not original. The original studds have been removed to accommodate the current Gibson "Harmonica" bridge. -- The pickguard is missing.
Modifications/Repairs: Spliced neck pickup lead -- Missing pickguard -- Non-original bridge
Case Details: Non-original hard shell case
Cosmetic Condition: This ES-330 shows nice aging and play wear throughout. Moderate to heavy finish checking is visible all over with chips in various areas. Buckle rash can been seen in the back of the body. Misc minor dings and scuffs exist.
Serial Number: 854638
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The wide frets are getting low but show only light play wear. -- The serial number dates from 1966 or 1969. The 17th fret neck joint dates this guitar prior to 1968.
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