Gibson Custom 50th Anniversary 1963 ES-335 Electric Guitar, Historic Burst (Pre-Owned)

Gibson Custom 50th Anniversary 1963 ES-335 Electric Guitar, Historic Burst (Pre-Owned)

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Gibson rocked the guitar world with the unveiling of its thinline, semi-acoustic ES-335 in 1958. The guitar was an overnight success, but for many players the most iconic ES-335 appeared in 1963 when the model was first updated-and became a true rock, blues, and jazz classic. In recognition of this beloved rendition of the seminal semi-acoustic, Gibson Memphis introduces the 50th Anniversary ES-335, constructed in period-perfect detail to honor the archtop that rocked the world.


  • Gibson Custom 50th Anniversary 1963 ES-335 Electric Guitar, Historic Burst (Pre-Owned)


    Gibson rocked the guitar world with the unveiling of its thinline, semi-acoustic ES-335 in 1958. The guitar was an overnight success, but for many players the most iconic ES-335 appeared in 1963 when the model was first updated—and became a true rock, blues, and jazz classic. In recognition of this beloved rendition of the seminal semi-acoustic, Gibson Memphis introduces the 50th Anniversary ES-335, constructed in period-perfect detail to honor the archtop that rocked the world.

    Main Features

    • Model - Gibson Custom 50th Anniversary 1963 ES-335
    • Colour - Historic Burst (VOS)
    • Weight (Approximate) - 7lbs 10oz
    • Serial - 07727
    • Year - 2013
    • Case - Original Gibson Custom Reissue Case, Gold Interior
    • Condition - Like New
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    Specifications
    Top: 3ply - Maple/Poplar/Maple
    Body Type: Double Chamber, Semi-Hollow
    Back: 3ply
    Binding: Tan Front/Back
    Neck Species: Mahogany
    Truss Rod: Traditional
    Joint Angle: 4° (+/- 15 seconds)
    Adhesive: Hot Hide Glue
    Neck Joint: Mortise & Tenon
    Joint Angle Tolerance: +/- .005 Inch
    Fingerboard Species: Rosewood
    Radius: 12 Inch
    Nut/E.O.B: 1.700/2.080
    Inlays: Pearloid Block
    Binding: .040 Inch Tan
    Other: Standard Fret Wire/Tortoiseshell Side Dots
    Nut Material: Nylon
    Width: 1.700
    Slots: Gibson PLEK System
    Headstock Inlay: Mother of Pearl Gibson Logo and traditional Mother of Pearl inlay in center of headstock
    Truss Rod Cover: Vintage Black and White
    Angle: 17 Degrees
    Tuners: Kluson Single Line Double Ring Tulip Button
    Plating: Nickel
    Tuning Ratio: 15:01
    Bridge Type: ABR
    Material: Die Cast alloy
    Plating: Nickel
    Saddles: Nylon
    Tailpiece Type: Stopbar
    Plating: Nickel
    Knobs: Gold Top Hats with Gold Inserts and Dial Pointers
    Pickguard: 5-ply B/W/B/W/B
    Pickup Mounting Rings: Black Plastic
    Strap Buttons: Aluminum End Pins
    Pickups: Burstbucker 1 (Alnico 2)(Neck), Burstbucker 2 (Alnico 2)(Bridge)
    Controls: 2 Volume Controls, 2 Tone Controls
    Pots: 500k Audio Taper
    Output Jack: 1/4 Inch Switchcraft with Vintage Toggle Cap
    Finish Sealer: Nitrocellulose Lacquer (Historic Burst)
    Case Type: Historic Case
    Exterior: Black Leatherette
    Interior: Yellow Low Nap
    Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity

    All our pre-owned guitars and basses are sold freshly set-up & fully serviced in our state-of-the-art guitar workshop. The pre-sale service includes a 21 point check, including:
    • brand new strings
    • action
    • electronic components
    • neck angle and truss rod adjustment
    • hardware
    • fretwork
    • clean and condition inc fretboard
    • saddle/bridge height, radius, intonation
    • nut
    The Absolute multi point pre sales service & setup is free with every pre-owned guitar. Also included is a 12 month warranty*. We provide a 7 day no-quibble money back guarantee on all our used instruments, so you can buy with confidence.
    More images are available on request. For more information*, call the guitar department on 01202 597 180 or email at [email protected]

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    Brand Gibson
    Condition Pre-owned

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