NOTE: These are not our guitars; just saving the images for history and showcasing what's out there.

Monday, May 21, 2012

1959 GIBSON ES-345 SEMI-HOLLOWBODY


via this auction where you'll find more pics.

"HERE IS A FANTASTIC ORIGINAL VINTAGE 1959 GIBSON ES-345 STOP TAIL SEMI-HOLLOWBODY ELECTRIC GUITAR FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF GIBSON GUITAR BUILDING. ORIGINAL PAF PICKUPS ELECTRONICS AND VARITONE SWITCH CAPABILITIES WHICH OFFER AN AMAZING TONAL RANGE...THE GUITAR ACTUALLY HAS A STEREO JACK ON IT SO YOU USE A STEREO CABLE WITH A MONO OR STEREO END GOING TO YOUR AMP....THE GUITAR IS IN GORGEOUS ORIGINAL CONDITION THOUGH I THINK IT WAS REFRETTED AT SOME POINT SO IT PLAYS LIKE BUTTER...THE TUNERS AND HARDWARE ARE ALL IN GREAT CONDITION AND THE FINISH IS REALLY BEAUTIFUL WITH VERY LITTLE WEAR FOR SUCH AN OLD INSTRUMENT..STILL RETAINS MUCH OF ITS SHINE AND LUSTRE..THE ORIGINAL BROWN PINK LINED LIFTON CASE IS ALSO IN VERY GOOD SHAPE...THE SERIAL NUMBER INSIDE THE GUITAR PUTS THIS BEAUTY AT ABOUT SUMMER OF 1959....A GREAT COLLECTORS ITEM FROM GIBSONS GOLDEN ERA AND AMAZING SOUNDING AS WELL FOR RECORDING....THE NECK PROFILE IS MY FAVORITE FROM ALL THE GIBSON ERAS CHUNKY AND PERFECT...THE PAFS SHOULD HAVE MADE SETH LOVER A MILLIONAIRE BUT UNFORTUNATELY I DONT BELIEVE HE SAW ANYTHING EXTRA FOR HIS GENIUS PICKUP DESIGN....PUT THIS BEAUTY IN YOUR HANDS AND YOU GO "OH MY"! EVEN THE BEST NEW RELICS CANT TOUCH THIS CRAFTSMANSHIP AND SOUND...GOOD LUCK BIDDING ON THIS ORIGINAL AND VINTAGE ICONIC GUITAR"


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