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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Memphis ES-345 1964 Reissue Sea Foam Green, 2016


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Here we have an excellent condition Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 Reissue in an unusual Sea Foam Green finish, built during 2016. This guitar is one of 50 built.

The full name of this model is “ES456416SGNH1”, which translates to “Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 Reissue – Sea Foam Green”.

The Gibson ES-345 and the top of the line ES-355 were introduced in 1959, following the very successful launch of the innovative, semi-solid thinline ES-335. These models share the same design concepts, but the ES-345 carried ‘stereo’ electronics, a six-position Varitone switch and split-parallelogram markers, while the ES-355 took that further with deeper binding, bound F holes, Mother of Pearl block position markers, standard Bigsby tailpiece and optional Mono wiring. The modern reissues are very similar, but are wired as Mono.

This Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 Reissue was built during 2016 at the Memphis plant, which finally closed in 2019 as Gibson restructured. It is in very good, clean and original condition with no appreciable wear of any kind. The nickel plated hardware has a slight patina and the Kluson-style tuners with plastic buttons add to the ‘vintage’ appearance. The Kluson style tuners are also a little bit lighter than the Grovers that often appear on other ES models, slightly aiding balance.

The original hard shell case – black with Gold interior – is included and contains the case key and the original Certificate of Authenticity.

Gibson Memphis 1964 ES-345 Reissue Features:

  • Reissue of the classic 1964 Gibson ES-345 TDC
  • Semi-hollowbody design for enhanced harmonic richness
  • Historic truss rod for better neck adjustability
  • Adirondack spruce bracing takes you closer to vintage tonality
  • Solid center block fights feedback while enhancing sustain
  • Comfortable lightweight body with historically correct SlimTaper cutaway
  • Vintage-spec center block shape and neck profile for true vintage vibe
  • Plek Pro fretboard optimization ensures perfect action and intonation
  • Hot-hide glue neck and body construction
  • Individual tone and volume controls allow you to dial in virtually any type of tone
  • MHS alnico pickups with 550k audio-taper pots for enhanced functionality
  • Tulip button Kluson tuners, ABR bridge, and lightweight stopbar

Price: $6,252.00 CAD $6,875.00 CAD
  • Model: ES-345 1964 Reissue
  • Year: 2016
  • Finish Sea Foam Green
  • Class: Used
  • Serial Number: 60190, built during 2016 at Gibsom Memphis
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Date Posted: 03/10/2022

  • This instrument has been sold
  • Consignment Item

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 8.14lbs 3.7kg
  • Scale Length: 24.75in 6287.6mm
  • Nut Width: 1.724in 43.80mm
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