|Serial Number||49188, built 1962|
|Pricing||$2499 with original stiff case. SOLD|
|Neck||Mahogany neck with unbound rosewood fingerboard. Black headstock face with screened gold Gibson logo. 24.75″ scale length.|
|Frets||20 frets in good condition, no appreciable wear.|
|Body||Maple laminate single cutaway body, longitudinal tone bar bracing.|
|Finish||Cherry sunburst nitrocellulose lacquer finish in very good condition. The top is sunburst, the back and sides have cherry tint.|
|Hardware/electronics||Original electronics; two P-90 pickups in black plastic dog-ear convers. Individual volume and tone controls, pickup selector switch. Rosewood bridge and base, nickel plated trapeze tailpiece. Original Kluson Deluxe tuners with white plastic buttons. Tortoise pickguard.|
|Playability/Action||Plays well and cleanly. These guitars are hollow with tone bar bracing, so they are very light and comfortable.|
|Case||Original cardboard case included.|
|Comments||The ES-125 was one of Gibson’s mid-range models, but were still high quality. Often used in blues, swing and jazz contexts, George Thorogood built his sound around the tone of these guitars.|
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