Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst (Repaired) (Pre-Owned)

Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst (Repaired) (Pre-Owned)

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The late Herb Ellis was one of the great Jazz Guitar players of the last century, having played with Joe Pass, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie to name a few! His signature Gibson ES-165 is a simple yet sophisticated guitar for the Jazz aficionado. The tone has a velvet like quality, it feels thick, delicate and creamy, an absolute joy for Jazz players! Please Note - This guitar has had a headstock repair, professionally done from a previous partial break.


  • Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst (Repaired) (Pre-Owned)

    The late Herb Ellis was one of the great Jazz Guitar players of the last century, having played with Joe Pass, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald & Dizzy Gillespie to name a few! His signature Gibson ES-165 is a simple yet sophisticated guitar for the Jazz aficionado. The tone has a velvet like quality, it feels thick, delicate & creamy, an absolute joy for Jazz players!
    Please Note - This guitar has had a headstock repair, professionally done from a previous partial break

    Main Features

    • Model - Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis
    • Colour - Vintage Sunburst
    • Serial - 91487322
    • Weight - 6lb 13.5oz
    • Year - 1997
    • Case - Original Gibson Hardcase
    • Condition - Headstock Crack Repaired - Excellent Condition, minor tarnishing from age with light surface marks
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    Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis Features
    • Top: Laminated Flamed Maple
    • Body: Hollow, Laminated Flamed Maple
    • Neck Material: Mahogany
    • Neck Profile: Standard 175
    • Fingerboard: Rosewood
    • Frets: 20
    • Scale Length: 24.75 Inch
    • Pickups: Gibson Humbucker
    • Bridge Type: Tune-O-Matic
    • Tuners: Grover Keystones
    • Finish Type: Gloss Nitrocellulose

    **** Do you have a Guitar or a Bass you would like to part exchange? If so, please call us on 01202 597180 (option 1) or e-mail the details to [email protected] and we will get right back to you! ****
    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 & set-up 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 e-mail at [email protected]

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    Condition Pre-owned

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