Gibson ES-335 Cherry 1968

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-335 Cherry 1968

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Finish on body is original, neck has been refinished in natural.
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .843", 12th fret .970"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Honduran mahogany neck with bound Indian rosewood fingerboard and block inlays. Neck has been refretted and original nut shimmed. Neck has been reset and refinished in natural with some new overspray and some old. Headstock repair. Most of headstock has been oversprayed. Multiple tuner replacements with lots os extra holes left and sprayed over.
Electronics: Electronics appear original with untouched solder joints and era correct components. Patent sticker humbuckers with three-position toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. Pot codes are not visible due to solder joints. Neck tone pot shaft has broken and has been soldered and taped together. Pickup covers appear to have been removed at some point.
Pickup Measurements: Neck 7.75K, Bridge 7.62K
Hardware: Hardware is mostly original with exception of tuners, bridge posts, and lots of screws. Patent number ABR bridge, era correct trapeze tailpiece, strap buttons, and plastics. A TonePros aged ABR bridge was installed on guitar, but original has been reinstalled.
Weight: 8lbs 4oz
Modifications/Repairs: Refret, neck refinish, replaced bridge posts, replaced tuners. Nut has been shimmed. Neck tone pot shaft has been repaired. Headstock repair and neck reset.
Case Details: Original hardshell case.
Cosmetic Condition: Guitar is in good condition with moderate wear. There are scratches, dents, extra holes, areas of finish hazing, and finish chips throughout.
Serial Number: 511998
Tech Notes: Guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. Frets are wide and tall, showing minimal wear. Serial number dates to 1968.
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