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

Gibson Herb Ellis ES-165 Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst (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! The beauty of the his signature Gibson ES-165 comes form its sheer simplicity, couple with its impeccably creamy tone and of course, a lush, flamed top. This '92 Model is in Excellent condition, which has aged well and features the original design - top-mounted Humbucker and Controls.


  • Gibson Herb Ellis ES-165 Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst (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! The beauty of the his signature Gibson ES-165 comes form its sheer simplicity, couple with its impeccably creamy tone & of course, a lush, flamed top. This '92 Model is in Excellent condition, which has aged well & features the original design - top-mounted Humbucker & Controls.

    Main Features

    • Model -Gibson Herb Ellis Signature ES-165
    • Colour -Vintage Sunburst
    • Weight (Approximate) -7lb 2.5oz
    • Serial -91122491
    • Year -1992
    • Case -Original Gibson Brown Tolex Hard Shell Case
    • Condition - Very Good, showing natural ageing
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    Gibson Herb Ellis ES-165 Specifications
    Body
    Top: 3-Ply, Curly Maple/Poplar/Maple
    Back 3-Ply, Curly Maple/Poplar/Maple
    Sides: 3-Ply, Curly Maple/Poplar/Maple
    Top Binding: Multi-Ply
    Back Binding: Single-Ply
    Neck
    Species: Mahogany
    Profile Standard 175
    Peghead Pitch: 17 Degrees
    Thickness at 1st Fret: 0.635 Inch
    Thickness at 12th Fret: 0.780 Inch
    Heel Length: 0.625 Inch
    Neck Joint: 14th Fret
    Headstock Inlay: Holly
    Fingerboard
    Species: Rosewood
    Scale Length: 24.75 Inch
    Nut Width: 1-11/16 Inch
    Width at 12th Fret: 2.062 Inch
    Number of Frets: 20
    Inlays: Pearloid Split Parallelogram
    Binding: Single-Ply
    Hardware
    Plating Finish: Gold
    Bridge: ABR-1
    Tailpiece: Old Style 175
    Knobs: Gold Speed
    Tuners: Grover Keystone
    Electronics
    Neck Pickup: Gibson Humbucker
    Controls: Master Volume & Tone

    **** 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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