Gibson ES-355TD Cherry 1965

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson ES-355TD Cherry 1965

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: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .81", 12th fret: 1.00"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 5/8"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany neck with bound ebony fingerboard and block inlays
Electronics: Original pickups and electronics. Patent number sticker pickups. The pickup covers were removed at some point. The bridge volume pot code dates to 1963. Mono circuit with three-way pickup selector and independent volume and tone controls.
Pickup Measurements: Bridge: 7.5K, Neck: 7.5K
Hardware: Non-original nut. The bridge may not be original. Someone has glued a plastic tortoiseshell sheet on top of the original pickguard.
Modifications/Repairs: -The pickup covers were removed at some point -Patch repair on the back -Non-original nut and bridge -Plastic tortoiseshell material has been glued onto the original pickguard
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: Minor finish checking throughout the guitar, along with finish scratches. There are some spots on the headstock and back of the neck with finish chips and minor dings. The original gold hardware has a significant amount of tarnish. A patch repair is visible on the back of the body. Some hanger rash on the headstock.
Serial Number: 513772
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and minimal fret wear on small frets. The serial number dates to either 1965 or 1968, while the bridge volume pot dates to 1963. This guitar was custom built with a mono circuit and thin neck.
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