Gibson ES-345TD Walnut 1970s

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Walnut with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson ES-345TD Walnut 1970s

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Description & Specs

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Summary
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Laminate maple semi-hollow body.
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .78" 12th- .97"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Three piece mahogany neck with Brazilian rosewood board and double parallelogram inlays.
Electronics: The pickups and wiring has been fully replaced. The pickups are Gibson Rhythm and Lead Pros. The original stereo/varitone circuit has bene removed and The guitar was converted to mono output with two volumes, two tones and a three-way selector switch.
Pickup Measurements: neck 7.5k ohms bridge 8.0k ohms
Hardware: The tuners, nut, pick guard bracket, bridge, tail piece, knobs, switch tip, switch and output jack have all been replaced. The guitar originally had a trapeze tail piece and has been converted to a stop tail. The strap buttons, truss rod cover, pick guard and pickup rings appear to be original.
Weight: 7 lbs 7 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The pickups have been replaced and the guitar has been fully rewired. The original stereo/varitone circuit has been removed and the guitar was converted to mono.output The tuners, nut, pick guard bracket, bridge, tail piece, knobs, switch tip, switch and output jack have all been replaced. -The guitar originally had a trapeze tail piece and has been converted to a stop tail. There are holes in the side of the lower bout around the trap button from the original tail piece. -The guitar has been refretted (there are numerous small rosewood chips missing around the frets as a result of the refret).
Case Details: Hard shell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has heavy play wear. The finish is glossy with dents, scratches and checking throughout. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash. The finish on the back of the neck is worn thin. The metal hardware is tarnished with age. There is an empty hole on the top where the Varitione switch was located.
Serial Number: 182158
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide with medium height and light play wear. -The serial number dates to 1970-75. The short center block indicated the guitar was built after 1972.