Serial Number:… A 23353 circa 1956
Description:… One of Gibson’s classic archtop guitars and a favourite among countless jazz players
this ES-175 has turned a beautiful amber hue and plays very well. This exceptional piece is all original
except for one tone cap and is in great overall shape for its age!
Neck:… Mahogany neck, rosewood fretboard, 1 11/16″ nut width, 24 3/4″ scale length, medium
elliptical neck profile, a couple of lacquer chips and checking on the back of the neck.
Frets:… Minor wear
Body:… 16″ laminate maple and poplar, Florentine cutaway.
Finish:… Natural finish which has aged to a lovely amber hue, moderate amount of lacquer checking
Hardware/electronics:… Single P-90 neck pickup, original tuners, tail piece and pots. One tone cap has
Playability/Action:… Great playability with current action at 5/64″ bass and treble sides.
Case:… Newer arched top hardshell
Pricing:… $3995.00 Canadian Dollars (approx.$3995. US as of Nov 4/2010) SOLD