Gibson ES-335 Sunburst 1979

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-335 Sunburst 1979

Vintage

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: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .76" (1st fret), .98" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in three piece maple neck with bound rosewood fretboard, block inlays, and headstock volute. There are six open screw holes on the back of the headstock from the original tuners.
Electronics: Original Gibson "tar-back" pickups and electronics, with 3-way pickup selector switch, coil-tap switch on the treble horn, and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The visible pot codes date to 1979.
Pickup Measurements: 5.3k (neck), 7.6k (bridge)
Hardware: The tuners and knobs have been replaced.
Weight: 8lbs 10oz
Modifications/Repairs: The tuners and knobs have been replaced.
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has plenty of nice aging, with finish checking and patches of wear present on the body. The finish has sunk into the wood grain somewhat, and the back has moderately heavy buckle rash. The binding has yellowed and the sides of the body have additional scratches. The neck is smooth with some wear along the sides of the fretboard; there is one noticeable ding at the treble side of the third fret. The hardware also has some mild tarnish.
Serial Number: 72089161
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief; the frets are wide and low with some divots in the first position. The guitar is currently set up with 10s, and the truss rod is adjustable. The pot codes and serial number date to 1979.
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