Gibson ES-330 Vintage Sunburst 1967

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-330 Vintage Sunburst 1967

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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. There is a light spot around the serial number on the back of the headstock; it appears there was a dealer sticker in this spot, and after its removal the area was sanded to reveal the serial number. The finish appears original under a blacklight.
Body Material: Maple
Body Details: Hollow body with laminated maple back, sides, and top
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .84" (1st fret), 1.01" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with bound rosewood fretboard, block inlays, and headstock truss rod adjustment. The neck has been refretted and the nut replaced. The back of the headstock also has some open holes from previously installed tuners.
Electronics: The bridge pickup has been replaced with a Lollar dogear P90; the original pickup is included, but will need to be rewound. The volume pots have both been replaced, and the bridge tone capacitor has been replaced as well. Some new wire has been spliced into the wiring harness. Controls include 3-way toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The original pot codes are obscured by solder.
Pickup Measurements: 8.0k (neck), 9.1k (bridge)
Hardware: The nut and pickguard have been replaced.
Weight: 6lbs 10oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The bridge pickup has been replaced -The volume pots and bridge tone cap have been replaced -The wiring harness has been repaired -The neck has been refretted -The nut has been replaced -Open screw holes from non-original tuners
Case Details: Early 1960's Ess & Ess hardshell case with gold interior. The handle has been replaced.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has aged nicely, with attractive finish checking on the glossy finish and small chips/dings from use. The back of the neck has light checking, and the back of the headstock has several open screw holes from previously installed non-original tuners. There is a spot on the back of the headstock which has been sanded (see Finish section).
Serial Number: 097912
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with 10s. The truss rod is adjustable, and the frets show very minor wear. The serial number and construction style dates the guitar to 1967.
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