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⚌Reduced‼ Gibson ES-175 Single Pickup Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1960

⚌Reduced‼ Gibson ES-175 Single Pickup Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1960

Introduced in 1949 and until the introduction of Seth Lover’s humbucker in late 1957, the Gibson ES-175 Single pickup archtop electric sported a single P90 in the neck position. The Gibson ES-175 Single and Double pickup models went on to become a workhorse guitar, used on countless stages, studios and performances. It was discontinued in 2019 after a production run of 70 years.

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Price: $14,999.99 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis ‘Roadworn’ Sunburst, 2004

❌SOLD❌  Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis 'Roadworn' Sunburst, 2004

Built from 1991 to 2011, the Gibson ES-165 Herb Ellis draws from the classic workhorse ES-175, but with a single neck-mount ‘floating’ pickup; some variations used a top-mount humbucker. The Herb Ellis Plus used a pair of traditional full-sized, top-mount humbuckers.

Used
Price: $3,250.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES-175 VOS 1959 Reissue Sunburst, 2016

❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES-175 VOS 1959 Reissue Sunburst, 2016

The Gibson ES-175 VOS 1959 Reissue brought back the 1959 version of the classic single humbucking pickup, working player’s jazz guitar. Introduced in 1949 as a 16 inch wide, fully hollow single cutaway electric, the Gibson ES-175 first carried a single P-90 pickup in the neck position. In 1953, the ES-175D was launched with a second pickup, and that became the most popular configuration throughout the 175’s production.

Used
Price: $4,250.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES-175 Figured Top Tobacco Sunburst, 2006

❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES-175 Figured Top Tobacco Sunburst, 2006

Here we have a Gibson ES-175 figured top, in a classic Tobacco Sunburst, built during mid-2006 at the now-closed Gibson Memphis plant.   For 2016,  the Figured top was featured as a distinct model, noted on the label, but here this is a standard ES-175 model. 

Used
Price: $4,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES-175D Cutaway Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1968

❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES-175D Cutaway Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1968

The Gibson ES-175D Double Pickup Cutaway Archtop was one of the most popular instruments for the working jazz guitarist, from its introduction in 1953 until its recent discontinuation. The 175 was built of Maple laminates, to reduce both feedback and prices. Joe Pass, Kenny Burrell, Joe Diorio, Toots Thielmans, Wes Montgomery, Pat Martino, Herb Ellis, Howard Roberts, Jimmy Raney, Pat Metheny – all at one time in their careers played and recorded with the venerable Gibson ES-175D. 

Vintage
Price: $5,750.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson ES175T Thinline Archtop Electric Wine Red, 1976

❌SOLD❌  Gibson ES175T Thinline Archtop Electric Wine Red, 1976

The Gibson ES175T is based on the classic full bodied ES175, but with sides just over half the thickness. This model appeared in Gibson Catalogs from 1976 to 1979. Before being discontinued, approximately 333 were shipped in the Wine Red finish seen here, Natural, and Sunburst. Sporting a single Florentine (pointed) cutaway, the Gibson ES175T has some visual similarities to other models, like the ES125TDC, except that it has higher grade appointments and hardware.

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Price: $4,250.00 CAD

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