Gibson ES-345TD Sunburst 1965

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Sunburst with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.

Gibson ES-345TD Sunburst 1965

  • $7,995.00
  • $7,500.00

Description & Specs


Finish: Original

Top Material: Maple Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Laminate maple semi-hollow body with maple center block.

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: Medium "C"

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .78" 12th- .99"

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00

Nut Width: 1-5/8 in

Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and double parallelogram inlays. This is a transitional 1-5/8" nut width and neck profile.

Electronics: Original patent number sticker pickups and original Varitone circuit. The guitar has been converted from stereo to mono output. All of the pots are covered by cans except for the bridge tone control. This pot dates to 1965. The pickup cover on the bridge pickup appears to have been removed and reinstalled.

Pickup Measurements: neck 7.5k ohms bridge 7.7k ohms

Hardware: Original hardware. The tuners are double line Kluson Deluxe with single ring tulip buttons.

Weight: 8 lbs 10.2 oz

Modifications / Repairs: The guitar has been converted from stereo to mono output.

Case Details: Hard shell case

Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. The finish is glossy with light checking throughout. The back of the body has light buckle rash. There are light dents and scuffs all along the back of the neck.

Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide and low with light play wear. Both the D and G tuner buttons are slightly bent but fully functional. The plastic tip on the G tuner has a crack running through it. It may need to be replaced but it is fully functional now. The back of the headstock has a "2" signifying the guitar was a factory second. The serial number dates to 1965.