Gibson ES-335 Sunburst 1960

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-335 Sunburst 1960

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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
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .79" (1st fret), .88" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and headstock truss rod adjustment. The neck has been refretted, and the tuners replaced with Grovers. There are some open holes on the back of the headstock from the original Kluson tuners. There is also a repaired crack along the bass side of the neck from the 6th to 7th frets, along with a small crack in the fretboard at the same spot.
Electronics: Original Gibson humbucker pickups with "Patent Applied For" decals, and original wiring harness with 3-way toggle selector switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The visible pot codes date to 1959.
Pickup Measurements: 8.4k (1st fret), 8.4k (bridge)
Hardware: The tuners have been replaced with Grover tuners. The tailpiece is a 1960 wraparound bridge, which is not original to the instrument.
Weight: 8lbs 6oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The neck has been refretted -The tuners have been replaced with Grovers -The tailpiece has been replaced with a 1960 wraparound bridge -A Bigsby was previously installed, with a few open screw holes around the strap button -Repaired crack along the bass side of the neck at the 6th and 7th frets
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has aged nicely, with consistent finish checking and minor blemishes throughout. There is a shadow of previously applied stickers on the bass horn which reads "rebel." The neck has some small chips and patches of wear along the back, as do the edges of the headstock. The body has a few open screw holes around the bottom strap button from a previously installed Bigsby, along with a small shadow on the front from the Bigsby's felt pad. The fifth fret side dot is missing, and there is a small repair on the bass side of the neck from the 6th to 7th frets, along with a small crack in the fretboard at this spot.
Serial Number: A33545
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and tall with minor wear. The pot codes date to 1959, while the serial number dates to 1960.
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