Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975

Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975

Serial #400402
  • $4,895.00
  • $4,186.00

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 call to speak to one of our experts.
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Semi-hollow body with laminated maple/poplar/maple back, sides, and top
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .78" (1st fret), .95" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in three piece mahogany neck with bound rosewood fretboard, block inlays, and headstock volute. The end of the fretboard at the tongue has been reglued.
Electronics: Original Gibson humbuckers with embossed patent numbers, and original wiring harness with 3-way toggle selector switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. A couple solder joints have been touched up. The pot codes date to 1975.
Pickup Measurements: 7.5k (neck), 7.6k (bridge)
Hardware: Original. The A and D tuner shafts are bent but functional.
Weight: 7 lbs 7 oz
Modifications/Repairs: A few solder joints have been repaired, and the tongue end of the fretboard has been reglued.
Case Details: Original hardshell case; the original leather exterior has been stripped away to wood.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows appropriate wear for its age; the finish is glossy with light scratches and blemishes. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash, with one particularly worn spot going through to bare wood. The sides of the body have numerous small dings and scuffs. There is finish cracking around the heel joint, which is cosmetic only. There is notable wear along the sides of the fretboard/neck, going through to wood, and the headstock face has faded from black to brown.
Serial Number: 400402
Tech Notes: Plays well with medium-low action and light neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and low with moderate wear. The pot codes and serial number date to 1975.

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