Gibson ES-335 Cherry 1961

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-335 Cherry 1961

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: slim/medium 60s "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .77" 12th- .87"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood board and dot inlays. There is a small section of binding replaced on the bass side of the neck by the 17th and 18th frets.
Electronics: Original PAF pickups and original wiring harness with 1961 pot codes and black beauty caps.
Pickup Measurements: neck 7.8k ohms bridge 7.4k ohms
Hardware: The bridge on the guitar is not original (original bridge in the case). The nut has been replaced (original nut in case). The tuners are original except for the "a" tuner. The tuner tips have been replaced. The "g" and "b" tuners have been replaced with repro Klusons (the originals are in the case).
Modifications/Repairs: -The guitar has been refretted. -There is a small section of binding replaced on the bass side of the neck by the 17th and 18th frets. -The nut has been replaced. -A Callaham bridge has been installed.
Case Details: Original hard shell case with original "g" and "b" tuners and original nut.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. The metal hardware is nicely tarnished with age. The finish on the back of the neck is very worn from playing.
Serial Number: 26472
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide with medium height and very minimal play wear. -The serial number dates to 1961.
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