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Monday, September 17, 2007

1952 Gibson ES 295 electric guitar

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"1952 Gibson ES-295 serial # A11352. It has a single sharp Florentine cutaway body, multi-bound maple top, f-holes, maple back, sides and neck, 19 fret bound rosewood fingerboard with pearl parallelogram inlays, a trapeze wrapover tailpiece, blackface peghead with pearl plant and logo inlay, 3-per-side tuners with pearl buttons, gold hardware, 2 single coil P-90 pickups, 2 volume; 2 tone controls, a 3 position toggle switch, gold finish on front, back, sides and back of neck and peghead. There is no pickguard with this instrument. It comes with the original hard shell case in excellent condition. This is the first year of this model. Gibson changed to a 20 fret neck in 1955 and humbucking pickups in 1958 so it is quite unique."

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