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Gibson Memphis ES-355 Ubukata Ebony VOS NH Bigsby (Serial #085/150)


SKU: ARSB16EBNB1-085/150

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Gibson Memphis ES-355 Ubukata Ebony VOS NH Bigsby (Serial #085/150)

Shinichi Ubukata is a highly regarded guitarist and songwriter in Japan, having performed with the group Ellegarden for ten years and currently fronting the group Nothing’s Carved In Stone. His signature model ES-355 includes many unique features: Bound diamond f holes, a dark rosewood fretboard, nickel hardware, MHS humbuckers complemented by a new mono Varitone circuit, Grover “Milk Bottle” tuners and aluminum Bigsby B-7 tremolo. The artist’s “skull” logo decal is applied to the Peghead back and also silk-screened on the case lid.


Series: Proprietary
Body Style: ES-355
Back: 3-Ply Maple, Poplar, Maple
Top: 3-Ply Maple, Poplar, Maple
Weight relief: None
Binding: 7-Ply (W-B-W-B-W-B-W)

Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: 1959 neck
Neck width: 1.681”
Heel: Traditional
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75
Number of frets: 22 polished frets
Nut: Bone

Inlay: Full Block, Mother of Pearl
Binding: White
Binding Style: Rolled binding over the frets

Bridge: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Aluminum Bigsby B-7 tremolo
Knobs: Black Top Hats w/ Silver Inserts (V.O.S.) Chickenhead Varitone Knob (V.O.S.)
Tuners: Nickel plated Grover “Milk Bottle” tuners
Plating: Nickel

Neck pickup: MHS humbucker
Bridge pickup: MHS humbucker
Controls: 2 volumes, 2 tones, 1 toggle switch, 1 varitone switch.

Finish: Ebony
Case: Classic Gibson hardshell case w/ artist’s “skull” logo
Quantity available: 150

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